STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Food for thought
Jeff Tiedeman, Herald food editor and my colleague, recently spoke to a group of students in Manvel, N.D. about growing vegetables and gardening. He was joined by Steve Sagaser, a Grand Forks County e... Posted on 4/27/11 at 9:31 AM
Bekka Gilbertson took off on a school field trip Monday that soared high above the rest of her schoolmates. The eighth grader was the featured passenger in a Sanford AirMed helicopter for a 10-minute bird’s-eye view of her hometown. That was her prize as the winner of a Manvel Public School Fire Prevention Week contest.
Theft trials for Manvel man convicted of killing brother also set
Sentencing has been set for July 18 for Rodney Chisholm, the Manvel, N.D., man convicted of murdering his brother Donald Chisholm last June, but his time on trial is not yet over.
A jury said Tuesday evening that Rodney Chisholm, 45, is guilty of murdering his brother, Donald, 59, last June 24. Chisholm, who faces a possible maximum sentence of life in prison without parole, showed no obvious reaction to the verdict, looking down for a few moments.
The murder trial of a rural Manvel, N.D., man that was set to start Tuesday has been postponed until April 26.
Monday’s order from state District Judge Lawrence Jahnke says the defense and prosecution both agreed to reschedule Rodney Chisholm’s trial, but the order does not give a reason for the delay.
The 35th annual Downtown Street Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and Friday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in downtown Fargo, featuring hundreds of art and food vendors and entertainment.
A man from rural Manvel, N.D., was charged with murder Thursday after admitting to killing his brother during a fight over a piece of land.
Rodney Chisholm, 45, told investigators he killed his 59-year-old brother, Donald Chisholm, on or about June 24 by either hitting him in the head with a metal pipe, strangling him or a combination of the two, according to a deputy’s report filed in court.
Brother of suspect from Manvel has been missing for more than a week
Rodney Chisholm, a rural Manvel, N.D., man who was busted Friday under suspicion of possessing stolen farm equipment, bailed out of jail Saturday, then reportedly stole his brother’s car and drove to Nebraska where a state trooper arrested him on Independence Day.
Roller derby matches are somewhat like a roller skating race combined with strategy and blocking, co-founders of the Forx Roller Derby league said.
Kelly Gray described a bout, a two-team match on a circuit track, as “a race to see how many times you can get around and pass people.”
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for northeastern Grand Forks County from Friday evening to 10 a.m. today.
The Turtle River near Manvel, N.D., had risen about 3 feet Friday because of an ice jam downstream, the weather service said, and it may rise another 2 feet overnight.
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