Sydney Mook

Sydney Mook

Managing editor

Sydney Mook has been the managing editor at the Herald since April 2021. In her role she edits and assigns stories and helps reporters develop their work for readers.

Mook has been with the Herald since May 2018 and was first hired as the Herald's higher education reporter where she covered UND and other happenings in state higher education. She was later promoted to community editor in 2019.

Mook is originally from northwest Iowa and loves the New York Yankees. She graduated from the University of South Dakota in 2015.

Prior to working at the Herald, Mook worked at the Dickinson Press from 2016 to May 2018 where she covered a variety of topics from cops and courts to schools and health care.

For story pitches contact her at or call her at 701-780-1134.

Gov. Doug Burgum, who spoke during the Thursday afternoon ceremony in Grand Forks, said the operations center is an example of how North Dakota invests in technology to “create opportunities for citizens and businesses and diversify our economy.”
According to a news release from the governor’s office, Burgum plans to request presidential disaster declarations for both events.
Some locations throughout the area, including Crookston, Minnesota, may approach record floods in the coming days, the National Weather Service’s Greg Gust said. Additionally, many county roads around the area are either flooded over or washed out.
The blockade continued into Saturday.
The UND president said legislative funding is always a factor facing higher education leaders when making campus decisions.
Following news earlier this week that the Cavalier County Republican was ceasing publication, Simmons Multimedia, a Langdon-based company, has announced its hope to launch a weekly paper, The Borderland Press, in the near future.
The federal agency is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.
The Native American Guardian’s Association filed the litigation in U.S. District Court in Colorado on Nov. 2. The lawsuit names a number of Colorado officials, including Gov. Jared Polis.
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Although at least one news agency in Tennessee has identified the victims, the Nashville Police Department declined to confirm identities to the Herald until Monday.