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Family, friends of Kristi Magnuson hope Saturday benefit helps to launch health turnaround
By Mike Brue GRAND FORKS -- Melissa Magnuson says she can sum up her mom, Kristi, in one word these days. Miserable. Kristi Magnuson loves the young dogs chihuahuas Lady and Snickers, and toy sp...
12/6/13 at 5:09 PM SATURDAY'S VEZINA BENEFIT: Boy, 9, steers self toward character-driven recovery 11/22/13 at 4:06 PM
PRAYERS FOR PEYTON BENEFIT SATURDAY: Grand Forks 6-year-old rebounds after 'tummy ache' takes life-threatening turn 11/15/13 at 5:19 PM
UND gets full-attention of Air Force's ranking leaders on the heels of another visit by five national UAS writers
By David Dodds, UND University & Public Affairs writer The Air Force's top commissioned and noncommissioned military leaders recently met with representatives of the University of North Dakota, ...
12/6/13 at 4:25 PM UND Center for Community Engagement Stone Soup Award winners announced 11/15/13 at 9:25 AM
The world takes notice: UND’s UAS program soars to new heights with national and international media interest 8/18/13 at 10:09 PM
Toys For Tots (Photo Finish)
12/6/13 at 10:35 AM Toys For Tots: Then & Now 11/24/13 at 10:01 AM
Toys For Tots: Then & Now 11/19/13 at 6:33 AM
A Baked Potato Bar?
The employees of the Grand Forks Herald held a Baked Potato Bar on Wednesday, 12/4/13 to raise funds for the Santa Claus Girls. A total of $160.00 was raised! Thank you to everyone who participated! ...
12/4/13 at 5:03 PM Thank you Sam's Club of Grand Forks! 11/22/13 at 4:51 PM
Donations update 11/10/13 11/11/13 at 8:54 AM
Forum Communications Co. releases Snow Day app providing comprehensive weather-related updates
FARGO, N.D. - Forum Communications Co. has released its newest mobile app called Snow Day, an app that provides a comprehensive look at weather-related updates throughout the entire Red River Valley. ...
12/4/13 at 12:54 PM Grand Forks Herald veteran Chuck Haga says goodbye after 40 years chronicling stories 10/4/13 at 12:16 PM
Grand Forks Herald's Hagerty has beer and bacon festival's top award named after her 10/2/13 at 12:57 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 fire department staff, builders at odds over proposed code change 12/2/13 at 11:28 AM
City takes no action on annexation petition 11/19/13 at 6:36 PM
Christmas Eve Dinner - Celebrate the Season in Grand Forks
You are cordially invited to this year's 41st Annual Community Christmas Eve Dinner. This is a Free turkey dinner open to everyone who would like to share food and fellowship. Join us Tuesday, Decembe...
12/2/13 at 10:23 AM 8 Ways to Avoid Family Conflict and Holiday Stress 11/26/13 at 8:09 AM
Thanksgiving Volunteer Opportunities in Grand Forks 11/22/13 at 11:27 AM
'Tis the Season for Weatherization
On May 2, 2013, the daytime high temperature in Grand Forks hovered at only 38 degrees, nearly thirty degrees below normal. Just eleven days later on May 13, the city saw the mercury rise to 91. North...
11/26/13 at 4:08 PM What's Up Wednesday! 11/20/13 at 3:14 PM
Meet Melissa Korslien 11/7/13 at 11:17 AM
Toys for Tots drive
There's still time to donate to the National Marine Corps Toys for Tots drive coordinated locally by United Way. Today thru Dec. 4 we will be collecting donations of new, unwrapped toys to be distr...
11/25/13 at 4:57 PM Friday is LIVE UNITED DAY in North Dakota 11/14/13 at 5:00 PM
2013 'Undies Sundays' Results & Photos 10/28/13 at 1:21 PM
Combining 'Drunken Noodle' and 'Little Bangkok' is a Bad Idea
I'm a little worried. Dave Scheer, the co-owner of Little Bangkok and Drunken Noodle in East Grand Forks, says the two restaurants will soon be combined into one, in the Drunken Noodle location (the ...
11/18/13 at 5:15 PM Get Yer Timbits! December Opening Eyed for GF Tim Horton's 11/4/13 at 10:41 PM
Bad News: 'Chacherz' Looks Like it's Closed 10/25/13 at 4:20 PM
Tasty treats on Turkey Day in Grand Forks
Will you be visiting Greater Grand Forks over the Thanksgiving holiday and are looking for a great dinner, or do you live here and don't feel like cooking? Whatever the reason we have some delicious d...
11/18/13 at 11:13 AM Exploring holiday shopping in Greater Grand Forks 11/4/13 at 11:49 AM
Symphony Orchestra brings the music of our German ancestors to the stage this season 10/31/13 at 9:20 AM
Another long view
Don't fear the distance. Fear not starting. Fear not being true to yourself. If you start, and you're true to who you are, then you can make the distance. Those words, or at least some similar words,...
10/16/13 at 1:34 PM A new inspiration 10/9/13 at 3:11 PM
Touch of color 9/29/13 at 6:49 PM
Running is a Sport
Sport: noun, an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature, as racing, baseball, tennis, golf, bowling, wrestling, boxing, hunting, fishing, etc. Diction...
10/15/13 at 4:17 PM My Running Friends 10/14/13 at 2:21 PM
2013 Twin Cities Marathon 10/8/13 at 2:07 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
This Just In!
This week, the Good Samaritan Society has been celebrating Senior Living Week at Heritage Grove in East Grand Forks. The event culminates with a festival beginning at 2 p.m. Friday (Sept. 13). Doesnt...
9/11/13 at 12:10 PM 10 + 4 + Riverside Christian = a classic combo 6/6/13 at 12:44 PM
Shame on us! 4/8/13 at 12:52 PM