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A new journey
"That's the thing about running: your greatest runs are rarely measured by racing success. They are moments in time when running allows you to see how wonderful your life is." - Kara Goucher It all h...
12/8/13 at 10:35 AM 3 in 29 6/19/11 at 7:19 PM
Lesson No. 2 5/23/11 at 7:34 PM
Grand Forks Council OKs fire requirement
Grand Forks City Council voted Monday to add a section to the city building code requiring builders to cover unfinished basement ceilings with drywall in new homes. The covering is meant to serve as ...
12/3/13 at 12:15 PM Grand Forks Council renews recycling contract 12/3/13 at 11:21 AM
Call me crazy, but I like it here 12/2/13 at 4:36 PM
Well-done Grand Forks!
There is good news coming out of Grand Forks today. Last evening the Grand Forks City Council led the State of North Dakota into the 21st Century when it voted to ban housing discrimination based on s...
10/8/13 at 8:29 PM Go ahead - poll me. 6/12/13 at 10:16 PM
If they stay, they pay. 5/29/13 at 9:49 PM
They say it’s your 100th birthday
The city of Duluth Parks & Recreation Division is looking for Northland residents who turn 100 years or older this year for the annual 100 Year Birthday Party Celebration. The event will be held ...
10/7/13 at 11:00 PM Party with a tree 9/10/13 at 11:00 PM
Get tipped to rips 8/19/13 at 11:00 PM
'Machete Kills' sure to deliver blood, babes
I went through a Robert Rodriguez phase, as did the rest of America. He directed "Sin City" and 'Planet Terror," two visually striking and gory movies. After staying relatively low on the radar, his l...
10/7/13 at 5:22 PM
This ended up in the garbage after a rough day teaching at an inner city school in Minneapolis.
I was told walking in they were tough, but Ive been told that before. This class, it turned out, was better described as draining, and bythe end of the day, depressing. Typical of other classes thi...
9/26/13 at 4:30 PM
German artist captures the Bakken
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- A German photographer is capturing the Bakken through an artists eyes. Andy Scholz, an art photography faculty member from Regensburg University in Germany, is spending several ...
8/27/13 at 11:16 PM Oil boom schools: Williston adds 350 students; Watford up 160 8/26/13 at 11:47 PM
Faces of the Boom: A match made in the Oil Patch 8/24/13 at 11:50 PM
Like father, like father, like son: UND alum and third-generation North Dakotan Joel Brown continues family legacy in oil industry
By David Dodds, University & Public Affairs writer You could say oil runs in the Brown family just like it does deep beneath the western North Dakota soil they call home. Grandpa Al Brown became...
8/20/13 at 1:52 PM A STEM for the fruit of tomorrow 7/24/13 at 3:47 PM
City of Grand Forks, UND form the Community and Campus Committee on High-Risk Alcohol Use 7/19/13 at 3:42 PM
Let's Keep Moving Forward
Primary elections are coming up on September 10 for Duluth City Council and Duluth School Board positions and it is my hope the residents of this city will elect people to keep the city moving forward...
8/9/13 at 11:03 PM A Tradegy in Kansas City 12/5/12 at 3:22 AM
Christmas City of the North Parade 11/17/12 at 8:51 AM
In Transit: From Fargo To Mason City, Iowa
I have to remind myself to take one day at a time, lest I go mad. Last week, we packed our luggage and headed to Mason City, IA to explore our new hometown and begin the search for a house.Our drive ...
7/2/13 at 11:43 AM
Three North Dakota cities receive Playful City USA designation
By Ryan Schuster Bismarck, Fargo and West Fargo are three of 217 cities from 43 states that have received the 2013 Playful City USA designation to honor local commitment to play and physical activity...
5/24/13 at 7:50 AM
If you have special needs, emergency preparedness plan should be high priority
With flood risks about to increase quickly in parts of the Northern Plains, and with a spring and summer of weather warnings ahead, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more apparent. Thats es...
4/24/13 at 12:02 PM Program provides financial option for life-enhancing gifts 11/27/12 at 2:57 PM
It's today, not Sunday
Just wanted to let you all know that my talk on Generation to Generation, is today at 2 p.m. Today is Saturday, April 13. It was incorrect in the religion briefs this morning. Its a gift for me to d...
4/13/13 at 9:37 AM Meet Aaron, Joey and Peaches and Cream 2/24/12 at 1:10 PM
Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol
ST. PAUL Previous years visits to the state Capitol by Northeastern Minnesota community leaders included requests to fund projects such as an airport terminal, a hockey arena, an intermodal transpo...
2/14/13 at 12:00 AM Duluth gets $285,000 grant to assist Georgia-Pacific workers; offer for plant site rejected 11/30/12 at 6:38 PM
Sidewalks are for everyone, now and later 9/26/11 at 11:00 PM
Guy Fieri's Times Square Restaurant Torn Apart in New York Times
Guy Fieri, the neon spiky-haired host of the Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins and Dives show, opened up a huge new restaurant in Times Square and from every review I've seen, the place is a monstrosit...
11/14/12 at 1:55 PM The $100 Hot Dog 2/2/12 at 11:09 PM