STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT Heads Up: Shifting focus to GF rental market
Heads Up is a weekly column that previews upcoming Grand Forks city government meetings.
It's the fifth week of the month, which means the Grand Forks City Council is taking a breather from its norma... Posted on 7/26/13 at 9:50 AM
FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY USHL Western Conference finals preview
A battle of the Dakotas will decide who wins the USHL Western Conference and advances to the Clark Cup, as the Sioux Falls Stampede and the Fargo Force will face off in a best-of-five series.
Both ... Posted on 4/25/13 at 5:56 PM
PARENT INFORMATION CENTER Control your Anger at Your Child
Your child may be pushing your buttons, but he/she isn't causing your response. Lashing out, yelling, screaming, throwing things etc.. isn't one bit going to help the situation. It may make you feel... Posted on 4/6/13 at 3:06 PM
GRAND FORKS GOURMET Dickey's Comes to GFAFB
Josh Becker, an Air Force veteran and owner of Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Grand Forks, has opened a smaller location on the Grand Forks Air Force Base.
Ive got a bunch of friends out there they were ... Posted on 2/9/13 at 11:09 AM
On Sunday, the two historic sites will cease to be separate bases, merging into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. They will be among 26 installations across the country that are combining to form 12 joint bases as the military strives to become more efficient.
A recent survey indicated the Grand Forks region has 72 people working in the unmanned aerial system field, from education to law enforcement and private industry, according to Diane Blair,executive director of the Grand Forks Regional Base Realignment Impact Committee.
The Air Force is recycling or reusing everything from intercontinental ballistic missiles to refrigerators and beds after deactivating 55 launch sites and crew centers in northern Montana. A painstaking two-year process of shutting down and stripping the sites was finished in August.
U.S. Marines and Afghan troops today launched the first offensive since President Barack Obama announced an American troop surge, striking against Taliban communications and supply lines in a southern insurgent stronghold, a military spokesman said.
Peace activists in Minnesota are speaking out against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Protesters were to gather Saturday at Hennepin and Lagoon Avenues in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis and march to Loring Park in downtown Minneapolis for a rally.
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.
When former missileers at the long-abandoned Stanley R. Mickelsen Safeguard Complex return to Nekoma next July for a reunion, the concrete pyramid on the prairie likely will be abuzz again — with hope for a new life.
While Hope Evangelical Covenant has sort of out-stripped other evangelical churches in the community with its steady growth, several other new churches have hit town of late, and others have made some changes.
Here’s a rundown.
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