Merrill E. Newman, an 85-year-old veteran American soldier detained for over a month in North Korea, arrived in China on Saturday after being freed by the reclusive nation on humanitarian grounds.
World War Two pilot Henry Heim, now 92, says he can still hear the sounds of the attack on Pearl Harbor vividly. Looking back on the fateful morning of December 7, 1941, when Japanese bombers pounded the U.S. Pacific fleet, Americans like Heim are marking the anniversary on Saturday with solemn public ceremonies and private moments of reflection.RELATED CONTENT
Justin Johnson, a seventh-grade geography teacher at Schroeder Middle School in Grand Forks, got his beard shaved Friday by Amelia Syrup.RELATED CONTENT
President Barack Obama and his two immediate predecessors, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, will all travel to South Africa to attend memorial events for Nelson Mandela, the former South African leader who died on Thursday.
Meeting for the first time Friday, members of Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s newly formed Task Force on Property Tax Reform wasted little time before digging into the state’s plethora of local property taxes, trying to separate them into groups that should be scrapped, bundled, further analyzed or left alone.RELATED CONTENT
The aqua and peach pillars of light over the Grand Forks area Thursday night looked like the northern lights but, weather experts say, it’s something else that might be just as rare.RELATED CONTENT
The hens living at 922 Chickadee Lane soon could be booted from their roost, unless Park River City Council grants them a reprieve. The three-year-old chickens belong to Teresa Gire, a retired Farm Service Agency employee who grew up on a nearby farm.RELATED CONTENT
An organizational meeting to create a North Dakota Detachment of the Marine Corps League in the Bismarck/Mandan area will be at 2 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Bismarck AMVETS Club.
Fargo ranked third in the small-city category of Milken Institute’s annual “Best-Performing Cities” index.
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., visited Edgeley Public School on Friday to congratulate students, faculty and the community on being named one of the best schools in the nation.
A judge has denied a motion for a new trial in the case of a man convicted of the stabbing deaths of a brother and sister on the Spirit Lake Reservation.RELATED CONTENT
A 29-year-old man from Missoula, Mont., died Thursday night in a head-on collision along U.S. Highway 85 in Divide County.
New court documents give new details from a teenage witness of the stabbing death of Ruben Cisneros Jr. Nov. 17 northwest of Grand Forks and show how quickly law enforcement nabbed the suspects in the alleged killing and burglary.RELATED CONTENT
A 35-year-old man faces criminal charges after being accused of entering a woman’s home and planting an audio recorder in the residence.RELATED CONTENT
Braving rain and cold, President Barack Obama and his family ventured across the street from the White House on Friday to preside over the lighting of the U.S. national Christmas tree.RELATED CONTENT