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Cardiologists - what do you think about this?
On a recent drive to school with Cheyenne, I heard three songs use the term "heart attack" in regard to matters of the heart, but not to speak to the actual physical malady that would put one in a hos...
11/30/13 at 9:46 AM Take a seat good citizens... 11/20/13 at 8:12 PM
Have you got your ducks in a row? 10/10/13 at 9:15 PM
THE CITY SCOOP: Why no signal control for cops?
Each week, Herald reporter Brandi Jewett answers your questions about local government, laws and other local topics. Q: On three separate occasions recently I have witnessed police officers responding...
10/21/13 at 12:57 PM Federal government shutdown could cut aid to violence victims in Grand Forks 10/9/13 at 12:11 PM
Grand Forks police dog Reno takes bite out of crime 8/12/13 at 9:53 AM
Garage Sales: Earn extra money and de-clutter your home
Garage sales are a great way to earn a little extra cash for yourself and your family. Plus its something in whichthat the whole household can participate. Its also agood way to de-clutteryour home be...
4/18/13 at 2:19 PM 5 Expenses That Are Worth The Money 4/17/13 at 8:22 AM
How to Financially Prepare for and Survive a Layoff 4/10/13 at 10:03 AM
Christmas is Not an Emergency
"Christmas is not an Emergency" is one of the quotes from Dave Ramsey about the importance of having and using an emergency fund. If you have money saved in an emergency fund, it should be saved for ...
3/22/13 at 7:02 PM Save for an Emergency 2/7/12 at 7:06 AM
Thankful for Emergency Fund 11/21/11 at 6:43 PM
UND siren test is Wednesday, December 5
UND will conduct a monthly siren test in conjunction with the City of Grand Forks on Wednesday, Dec. 5. The UND sirens are placed strategically throughout campus at Tulane Drive (north of Facilities p...
12/4/12 at 4:29 PM
Traveling with Toddlers
Sometimes traveling with a toddler can be a struggle. Toddlers have their moments of course when they are impatient and can't sit still for very long. You can't expect your little one to be a perfec...
11/26/12 at 10:36 AM
What is Rainwater Harvesting?
Rainwater harvesting is collecting the run-off from a structure in order to store it for later use. Traditionally, it involves harvesting the rain from a roof. The rain that falls will collect in yo...
7/20/12 at 1:00 AM
Young adults in the emergency room
Who goes to the emergency room - and why? A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sheds some light on emergency room use last year among a subset of folks not typically ...
5/25/12 at 9:28 AM Zombie apocalypse? Get your preparedness on! 5/20/11 at 9:54 AM
Everyday heroes 5/17/11 at 6:04 AM
Nationwide emergency test coming Monday
Minnesota media will take part in the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System on Wednesday. The test should be on nearly every radio and television channel, but outdoor sirens are not sch...
11/4/11 at 10:58 AM Minnesotans need to be ready for disasters 9/13/11 at 4:06 AM
Dayton declares flood emergency 4/6/11 at 2:49 PM
Project Dorothy Room
I finally got a project in July, prior to that time life had been enough of a project to keep me busy. Although I have not finished this task yet, I wanted to write about it before summer had ...
8/12/11 at 10:57 AM Letter to Dave 7/29/11 at 11:31 AM
It's an honor just to be Attending!
For me, the months of April- Juneare birthday season. For others, like my two brothers, sister-in-law Kate, and sister Ruth, this is running season. For most in North Dakota & Minnesota, we are se...
5/23/11 at 2:16 PM
Getting more people to your blog from your website
As I meet with people to sing the praises of areavoices, I've heard, "Oh, we don't need a blog. We have a great website." I usually say something along the lines of "Why not have both?" Experienced bl...
2/14/11 at 1:04 PM
Students use classroom skills for Extreme Makeover
North Dakota State emergency management students study natural and man-made disasters and emergencies. Its not often you get to hear one of them say, in the midst of coordinating a large scale operati...
10/7/10 at 8:07 AM Ready Campus Summit, Emergency Preparedness Expo set 9/29/10 at 12:51 PM
Emergency response test at NDSU 7/29/10 at 2:35 AM
Had an interesting day speaking to a gathering of the region's emergency responders at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls today. In fact, it was more than interesting listening to th...
5/12/09 at 12:15 PM