Grand Forks Herald
Once you have broadband, once your workplace has broadband and once your community has broadband, it's easy to think that everybody has broadband. But everybody doesn't. In fact, across rural Minnesota, nearly 40 percent of households lack access to broadband service that meets even the low end of Minnesota's speed goals. That's unacceptable — and in those communities, nothing would goose the economy more strongly than getting fast and reliable broadband service.
President Barack Obama would do America a great service if he were to show the courage of his convictions, and seek Congress' approval of his nuclear agreement with Iran. And Minnesota's senators would do the president a great service if they were to help persuade him to make that move. They could do that by signing on to a key bill by Sen.
From Forum News Service A recent editorial from a Midwest newspaper. Minnesota's highway fix starts in middle of road Say, Minnesota lawmakers: Have we got a deal for you. It's a proposal that would be immensely popular throughout the state, make Minnesota a better place and win praise from coast to coast. Interested? Here it is: Adopt the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities' compromise transportation plan. Then let the good times roll. A lot is at stake in Minnesota's transportation planning — so much, in fact, that the words "a lot" don't begin to do it justice.\ When yo
From Forum News Service A recent editorial from a Midwest newspaper. Nomination for Norway displayed a poor choice Before Minnesota Nice and North Dakota Nice, there was (and still is)...
The list of states that lack any foreign-language immersion programs used to include not only North Dakota, but also South Dakota and Montana.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — There are anecdotes. And then there’s science.
By refusing to ask Congress to authorize military action against ISIS, President Barack Obama is not just proceeding with one hand tied behind his back. He’s bending and twisting to tie the knots himself.
GRAND FORKS — Several times a day, oil trains rumble through Grand Forks (and other Midwest cities), prompting red lights to flash, rail safety arms to fall — and stopped motorists to ponder their fiery fates if that train were to explosively derail.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The law is the law. And that’s true for the statutes governing the sugar trade no less than it is for assaults, drug dealing and white-collar crime.
From Forum News Service An editorial from a Midwest newspaper. Midwest Opinion: U of Minnesota’s foresight gives Teach for America a chanc e GRAND FORKS, N.D. — On May 9, the...