STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT THE CITY SCOOP: Parking tickets without fines
Each week, Herald reporter Brandi Jewett answers your questions about local government, laws and other local topics.
Q. I live on the north end, and Ive noticed the city of Grand Forks giving out cour... Posted on 11/25/13 at 2:08 PM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE Something Different: A Community of Independent Thinkers
I know it's frustrating when people say this to you, but it's actually a good sign:
"No one else has ever had a problem with this."
This tiresome phrase, calculated to squash you down and ... Posted on 5/3/12 at 1:56 PM
IT'S SIMPLY GRAND! Kid friendly
If you have kids - or you're just a kid at heart - Greater Grand Forks has tons of awesome activities and events!
For outdoor fun, head to East Grand Forks and the brand new Sherlock Forest P... Posted on 4/12/12 at 11:27 AM
THE NEW FORTY I see trees of green...
I do not consider myself to be a nature aficionado, but I do enjoy it for a short day trip. In particular, I enjoy growing things -plants, flowers, and trees. I particularly enjoy trees - something ab... Posted on 3/11/12 at 9:33 PM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES Flensburg Files News Flyer 29 November, 2011
It's Christmas time and with that come the Christmas Markets, the Glhwein, the Presents, and lots of events that have been going on the last few days, which warrants the Flensburg Files News Flyer- d... Posted on 11/29/11 at 5:55 AM
North Dakota Highway 66 in Crystal, N.D., will be closed to through traffic between state Highway 32 and state Highway 18, beginning Sept. 11, to make repairs to railroad crossings along the Dakota Northern Railroad line.
Millions of gallons of crude oil from the nation's heartland are crossing Maine in railroad tank cars bound for a Canadian oil refinery, raising concern among environmentalists and state officials about the threat of an accident and spill.
About six years ago, R&R Contracting, a Grand Forks builder of railroad infrastructure, was looking for its next opportunity after the recent ethanol boom. The next big thing turned out to be pretty big. And it was two things.
BNSF Railway Co. says it has increased its capacity to export crude oil out of the Williston Basin. The railroad says it can now ship up to 1 million barrels of oil daily from North Dakota and Montana.
A costly railroad strike is looming just in time to scare Christmas-season retailers unless the nation's freight railroads and labor unions resolve their differences by Tuesday. Congress could intervene as early as Friday to avert a shutdown.
Amtrak officials say flooding in the Minot area and high waves on Devils Lake forced a temporary shutdown of passenger rail service between St. Paul and Spokane, Wash. "But the local flooding in Minot is an issue, even if the wind settles down on Devils Lake."
A National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees, Inc. program to inform railroad workers and retirees about pension benefits under the Railroad Retirement Act is set for 11 a.m. April 21 in the Grand Forks Public Library.
Seventeen empty limestone railroad cars derailed on an elevated section of track near Duluth’s DM&IR ore docks Thursday morning. Two of the cars plunged from the bridge into a small, fenced wooded area along Carlton Street.
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