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.

The portrait hanging in the North Dakota Capitol was created by Minot-based artist Vern Skaug
It will provide the university with nearly $1 million per year for five years to implement multiple prevention and outreach programs across a 21-county area — mostly west of Bismarck.
Incumbent Republican Rep. Kelly Armstrong and Independent challenger Cara Mund discussed numerous issues on Tuesday, Sept. 27, including abortion, student loans, Social Security and inflation.
While the total is not yet known, around 200 boxes of sacred objects have been found and the remains of around 70 ancestors have also been located so far.
The drones will be used to assist in hypersonic missile testing over the oceans. U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said the SkyRange program has 16 corporate partners and seven armed services and defense agencies.
"Both Kevin and I have advised them that we think that because of security concerns, it’d be better to find some other company to work with on the ag part,” Sen. John Hoeven told the Herald.
The bill comes amid national debate on the country’s relationship with China and companies that have ties to China. Locally, conversations about Fufeng Group and its proposed corn milling plant have gotten heated at times, with some expressing concerns about the company’s ties to China and others worried about its environmental impact.
Attorney General Drew Wrigley said “North Dakota secured a landmark U.S. Supreme Court victory in one of the most important environmental and energy law cases in decades.”
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.