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 10:31 AM
An idea to transform Manvel, N.D., into the “the best antique town” in the state was greeted with enthusiasm and some concern Monday night. Diane Hoverson pitched her two-year concept called “Manvel Matters” to about two dozen people in the Manvel Community Center. Hoverson, a former Manvel resident who now lives in Phoenix, is looking for a combination of private investment and grant monies to fund the project.
Former resident seeks to make hometown a destination point
Diane Hoverson is a member of six generations of Hoversons from Manvel, N.D., a town of about 350 that she said she wants to see grow to its potential.
Manvel, Warren and Crookston all join Legion ranks this summer Change in Legion baseball usually means a town is dropping the sport. Declining participation generally is the reason. But this year, in addition to Manvel, Warren is back into Legion baseball for the first time since the 1970s, and Crookston is again fielding a team after a one-year hiatus.
'They burned my house; now they finished it off' A fire reported at 5:05 a.m. Monday destroyed a garage, a John Deere blade/dozer and other equipment, including a pickup, a car and an enclosed trailer.
A crew of U.S. Coast Guardsmen found themselves launching a boat Wednesday morning from Grand Forks County Road 1 — a handy pier that, at this flood stage, extends about a quarter-mile into the broad waters of the Turtle River.
Man rescued by boat near Oslo, Minn. As floodwaters flowed farther north Saturday, sandbaggers moved with it. Hundreds of volunteers worked feverishly to build sandbag dikes to keep water from inundating farms east of Interstate 29 near Manvel, while another 50 volunteers filled bags to aid the effort.
Proceeds will go to Relay for Life and local youth hockey The 2008 Herald Jason Stadstad Hockey Classic raised more than $16,000 for charity. As a result, Relay for Life and the Grand Forks Blue Line Club each will receive a check for $8,060.71 at tonight’s Red River-Central boys hockey game.
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