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Grand Forks Herald Publisher Mike Jacobs to retire in 2014
By Robb Jeffries Grand Forks Herald GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Grand Forks Herald Publisher Mike Jacobs has announced he will retire March 31. Jacobs, who became publisher in 2004, has held numerous positi...
6/19/13 at 9:56 AM Forum Communications IT personnel talk new initiatives, future technology at conference 6/18/13 at 2:34 PM
The Forum lauded by Newseum for front page design 6/6/13 at 3:56 PM
Celebrate summer's start 'round about midnight Friday
Summer afternoonsummer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. - Henry James So it's always seemed to me at the start of a summer vacation. End...
6/19/13 at 9:38 AM Saturn-moon engagement plus a peculiar star worth watching 6/18/13 at 3:56 PM
Galactic cannibals devour hapless neighbors, don't pick up after themselves 6/17/13 at 2:06 PM
3 strange weeks
It's been a tough stretch lately. But the events in May and June also reinforced a couple important life lessons: question everything and pursue what you're passionate about. In my case, both lessons...
6/19/13 at 9:25 AM First, further, fastest (race listing) 6/9/13 at 12:47 PM
Circle of life 5/31/13 at 11:41 AM
Goucher to be in town, as spectator; Anchorage hires coach; Crunch season ends
Duluthian Kara Goucher has a busy week, running the 10,000-meter event Thursday at the U.S. Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, and then driving to Duluth to watch Saturday's Grandma's ...
6/19/13 at 8:15 AM Yes one final farewell column; Marty Sertich update; Michigan Tech unveils new scoreboard 6/18/13 at 7:47 AM
First-time marathoner prepared for Grandma's; Syracuse Crunch stays alive in AHL playoffs; McLeod looking forward to WCHA of 2013-14 6/17/13 at 8:35 AM
Peek in the neighbor’s garden
Local gardeners are offering the garden-curious a chance to sneak a peek. The Longview Garden Clubs annual self-guided garden tour, A Peek at the Neighbors Spring Gardens, is 4-6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets...
6/19/13 at 12:00 AM Help amp up their station 6/19/13 at 12:00 AM
Free day at the zoo 6/19/13 at 12:00 AM
Food stamp cut begins farm bill debate
By Don Davis Food stamps are at the same time the biggest hurdle to enacting federal farm policy and a necessary part of passing the farm bill. Discussion about cutting spending for the program to fee...
6/18/13 at 5:16 PM Abeler set to challenge Franken 6/18/13 at 11:09 AM
Child care providers go to court 5/29/13 at 5:10 PM
Wilderness canoeing in Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park
Last week, six of us made an eight-day trip through Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park, starting at Nym Lake, just north of the park, and paddling to Mudro Lake near Ely. We caught walleyes, lake tro...
6/18/13 at 2:03 PM Another day in the Northland: Fawn falters, then recovers 6/17/13 at 10:36 AM
Captain's Platter fishing contest results 6/17/13 at 10:17 AM
Weekend A&E wrap up
Here is what happened in the A&E world since we last talked: Lawrance Bernabo reviewed Chicago Sunday night at Symphony Hall and got a bit nostalgic for a slow-dance partner from back in the day....
6/17/13 at 4:35 PM Weekend A&E wrap up 6/10/13 at 1:22 PM
This week's Wave 6/6/13 at 7:32 PM
Faces of the Boom: Dickinson woman proud to return to N.D. oil industry
NEW TOWN, N.D. -- Erin Wanner grew up in a family that owned an oil service company, but she never thought about the industry as a career option for herself. That all changed after the Dickinson nati...
6/17/13 at 12:07 AM Long-distance dads: Fathers work to stay connected while providing for families far away 6/16/13 at 12:05 AM
Oil industry shakes off April cold to set another record 6/14/13 at 4:36 PM
Andi's Closet celebrates new site
A couple of months ago, Andi's Closet moved from tight quarters on the first floor of Fitger's Brewery Complex to bigger store space on the lower retail level. Now, the women's clothing store with a ...
6/14/13 at 1:45 PM Fee-free Dylan tickets 6/9/13 at 12:28 PM
JCP's home makeover 6/7/13 at 12:41 PM
Here's a woodpecker that's absolutely unmistakable, but as far as I know it's seldom seen in the Northland: Dan Sommerfeld shared this picture of a red-headed woodpecker he took at a feeder in far ea...
6/11/13 at 4:49 PM Frankly scarlet 6/1/13 at 5:07 PM
Mood indigo 5/31/13 at 2:37 PM
Phillips 66 gas station on Superior Street, 1961
Here are a couple views of a then-new Phillips 66 gas station and the offices of Como Oil Company along Superior Street at Eighth Avenue East in 1961. This view is from April of that year: And here's...
6/3/13 at 1:50 AM Happy 72nd birthday, Bob Dylan 5/24/13 at 12:39 PM
Interstate Bridge, 1961 5/9/13 at 7:11 AM
Duluth man makes his mark in music world with New Vintage Amplifiers
His work has been seen and heard at music festivals, clubs and arenas around the world, but you wont find posters of him lining teenagers bedroom walls. Nic Patullo started New Vintage Amplifiers i...
5/20/13 at 12:00 AM Three-for-one at Black Bear 5/4/13 at 12:00 AM
Duluth Chamber’s Ross wins Solon Leadership Award 2/15/13 at 1:00 AM
If you write an Areavoices blog you'll want to see this
So you've been writing your blog for awhile...everything is fine. But there's something missing. The magic is gone. Cue the melodramatic music. Okay, I won't go that far. But the fact is, so...
5/14/13 at 4:55 PM Growing Pains can wreak a little havoc sometimes 5/9/13 at 11:56 AM
Looking for a speaker for your group? 3/22/13 at 4:48 PM
Pass the collection plate
April 11, 2012 There is a great deal of concern among my household and that of thousands of households in western North Dakota. I am a life long North Dakotan as is my spouse. Both ou...
4/12/13 at 12:18 PM A Winter Day in Williston and Watford City on the Bakken 2/22/13 at 12:05 AM
No stoppin' the Bakken (headline courtesy of the Minot Daily News) 1/13/13 at 1:26 PM