Editor & Publisher
Mike Jacobs has been editor of the Grand Forks Herald since 1984 and editor and publisher since 2004. He grew up milking cows near Stanley, N.D., was graduated from the University of North Dakota and has worked as a farm laborer and a bar tender. His career in newspapers includes stops in Dickinson, Mandan and Fargo, N.D. The Herald won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service after the Red River flood of 1997. Jacobs was named editor of the year and won ASNE’s distinguished writing award for his flood-related editorials.