Latest Grand Forks Herald Stories

2008-08-06 15:00:11

By Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 6--By Tom Johnson Why do we eat? This seems like a simple question. But when I asked several people, I received a variety of answers: "To nourish my body" or "because I'm hungry" and some far-out answers loosely related to the cosmos and our place in the universe.

2008-08-05 12:00:41

By Ryan Schuster, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 5--The iconic Gold's Gym chain of fitness centers could soon open a Grand Forks location.

2008-08-03 12:00:17

By Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 3--For the first time since the early 1900s, a pair of sandhill cranes has been documented as successfully breeding in northeastern North Dakota.

2008-08-02 03:00:22

By Stephen J. Lee, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 2--There is nothing useless, junky, abandoned or trifling about the scrap metal business these days, despite how the dictionary defines scrap.

2008-08-02 03:00:16

By Ryan Schuster, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 2--Excel Dairy near Thief River Falls must curb the hazardous fumes that have forced some residents to temporarily leave their homes, a district court judge ordered Wednesday.

2008-08-01 15:00:53

By Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 1--June jobs: Grand Forks' unemployment rate was 3.4 percent in June, up from 2.9 percent the month before and 3.2 percent in June 2007, according to figures released Thursday by Job Service North Dakota.

2008-08-01 15:00:35

By Paulette Tobin, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 1--How funny is a dead terrorist? Very, very funny, judging from the reception comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham got from a full-house audience Thursday night in the Chester Fritz Auditorium in Grand Forks.

2008-08-01 15:00:34

By Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 1--Some shows are in their final days, others have yet to open. And if you're planning to get out to Medora, N.D., to see the Medora Musical, you've got about a month to get there. Here's a roundup of area shows and the summer theater season.

Word of the Day
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").