STAFF BLOG DIGGING DEEPER Grand Forks plans to dedicate more money to maintaining streets
Starting in 2014, Grand Forks plans to dedicate more money to maintaining its street system as part of a federal push to focus on preserving roadways.
The move will have the city upping its ongoing... Posted on 12/12/13 at 8:41 AM
STAFF BLOG ADDICTED TO RUNNING 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... Posted on 12/8/13 at 10:35 AM
STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT 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 ... Posted on 12/3/13 at 12:15 PM
THE NEW FORTY 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... Posted on 10/8/13 at 8:29 PM
EH? PLUS 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 ... Posted on 10/7/13 at 11:00 PM
A series of forums will be held to gather input in the search for the next North Dakota State University president. The university’s search committee will take suggestions from campus and community members the week of Jan. 11.
Mercer County authorities say two drivers were fatally injured when their vehicles collided on a state highway near Hazen. Sheriff’s Capt. Mark Schmitt said Jessica Merck, 31, Hazen, was driving east on state Highway 200 when her vehicle collided with a westbound vehicle driven by Sandra Kilde, 67, Beulah, N.D.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota has laid off 100 people. Spokeswoman Pam Lux said the state’s largest insurer needed to cut costs to offset flat enrollment and a weak economy. The workers will receive severance packages. The cuts are mostly from its information technology department but also in operations and administrative support.
A family who prayed for the return of a dog that disappeared after an accident was surprised to hear he turned up at a Bible camp.
Ranger, a dog that went missing after a fatal car accident near Medora, N.D., more than a month ago, was found Thursday at Badlands Ministries.
The springer spaniel was a little thin but wagging its tail and looking for some attention Thursday at West Dakota Veterinary Clinic Inc. in Dickinson, N.D., where the dog is receiving treatment.
North Dakota Sen. Byron Dorgan says Congress is expected to approve the final piece of funding for a new water source for the city of Devils Lake. Dorgan says the last $1.6 million is in an energy and water bill that should be approved soon, so it can be signed shortly after the Obama administration takes office in January.
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