STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Cattle losses: a sports analogy
I talked with an area cattle official recently. He doesn't work in the western Dakotas, but he's concerned about challenges facing cattle producers there after the devastating October blizzard.
What ... Posted on 10/31/13 at 10:57 AM
FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY NAHL Central Division semifinal preview
After seven long, hard-fought months of the North American Hockey League regular season, it's finally here: the playoffs!
The North and South divisions have already started their series, but the Ce... Posted on 4/11/13 at 10:57 PM
GREATER GRAND FORKS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS Every Now and Again We Need a Good Blizzard
This is one North Dakotan who does not mind a good blizzard every once in awhile. Through the hustle and bustle of what we call our busy lives, the important things can get lost while we run senseless... Posted on 2/19/13 at 2:55 PM
STORM TRACKER 90 Years Ago
It was 90 years ago today that one of the worst blizzards in modern times was moving through the region. It started as a weak Alberta Clipper that moved along the Rocky Mountains, reformed in Colorado... Posted on 2/13/13 at 9:30 AM
THE NEW FORTY Thank you Summit, South Dakota!
In the midst of blizzard conditions, it is still mighty warm and cozy in Summit, South Dakota. In true Midwest form, community members in Summit rose to the occasion when student fans of UND's hockey ... Posted on 2/10/13 at 5:52 PM
Blizzard Fiona shut down Grand Forks County — or at least its offices. Both county and city offices closed Monday morning, along with area schools and businesses because of the storm. The Herald named the storm Fiona, which is Celtic for “white, fair.”
Brandi Jewett and Robb Jeffries
, March 18, 2013
After snow-choked highways were closed in northeast North Dakota, and hotels in town filled up, 226 people were forced to stay at the Alerus Center. On Tuesday, the city began cleaning up the several inches of snow.
A strong winter storm crashed through the Red River Valley early Monday, causing many schools and businesses to close and officials to shut down roads and issue no-travel advisories for much of the area.
Travel eased and life slowly returned to normal for most New Englanders after a massive blizzard, but many remained without power in cold and darkened homes and a forecast of rain brought a new worry: Weight piling up dangerously on roofs already burdened by heavy snow.
Bob Salsberg and David Klepper
, February 10, 2013
A storm that forecasters warned could be a blizzard for the history books began clobbering the New York-to-Boston corridor on Friday, grounding flights, closing workplaces and sending people rushing to get home ahead of a possible 1 to 3 feet of snow.
Ever hit a mental whiteout pondering the difference between a winter storm watch and winter weather advisory? The National Weather Service is looking at the idea that less is more when it comes to such jargon.
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