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As policy debates get more partisan and the media hosts more voices of the hard left and far right, one source of centrism remains: newspaper editorials. At most newspapers, editorials represent the views of the editorial board, not just one person. Further, because board members not only live in the community but also hail from all points along the political spectrum, editorials at their best often take a "common sense," consensus or compromise approach. All of which is not to toot the Herald editorial board's horn.
MOORHEAD - Three people have been arrested in connection with the seizure of about 2½ pounds of methamphetamine, police here said Thursday. The meth has a street value of about $250,000, Moorhead police Lt.
DICKINSON, N.D. - The body found last week buried at a Dickinson construction site has been identified as Eric Haider, a worker who went missing more than three years ago in the area where the body was found, the Dickinson Police Department confirmed in a statement Friday afternoon.\Haider had been missing since May 24, 2012, after he disappeared while working at a construction site in north Dickinson.
One man is dead after hitting a train on the 2000 block 60th Avenue South in Moorhead. Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist says the man was driving eastbound on 60th Avenue when he struck the train just before 9 a.m. Saturday. Witnesses told WDAY-TV the railroad crossing arms were down at the time of the accident.
GRAND FORKS – Although it had been almost 30 years since an NHL team hired a head coach straight from the college ranks, University of North Dakota athletic director Brian...
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Investigators are asking why a 21-year-old airman walked into a Wal-Mart in south Grand Forks Tuesday and shot two employees before turning the gun on himself. Marcell Travon Willis, originally of Springfield, Tenn., graduated from Springfield High School in 2012 as a U.S. Air Force recruit on scholarship, according to his high school's website.
A 21-year-old airman has been identified as the shooter early Tuesday morning when two people died at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in south Grand Forks Marcell Willis was on active duty...
A 15-year-old baseball player died Sunday after collapsing at a pick-up game in Bemidji. The Bemidji police and fire departments responded to a medical call at approximately 12:21 Sunday at the Bemidji High School baseball field.
Two people are dead after a shooting at the Walmart in south Grand Forks early this morning. The Grand Forks Air Force Base said a local airman was involved in the shooting, but officials didn’t say how he was involved.
In order to afford a one-bedroom apartment in Polk County, a tenant making minimum wage would have to work more than a 40-hour week to come up with rent. In Minnesota, there isn't a county in which a renter could work 40 hours a week earning the $8 minimum wage and afford a typical one-bedroom apartment at the fair market rent, according to a r