GRAND FORKS GOURMET Bad News: 'Chacherz' Looks Like it's Closed
Bad news, everyone.
After some quick shopping this morning, I was looking forward to bringing my visiting sister to Chacherz in the Grand Cities Mall. But as we walked closer, we noticed no activity.... Posted on 10/25/13 at 4:20 PM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT 'Dead zone' in the news
The largest-ever 'dead zone" in the Gulf Of Mexico might develop this summer, scientists announced this week.
A dead zone, in case you don't know, occurs in the bottom waters of oceans and large lake... Posted on 6/28/13 at 8:06 AM
THE DIRT: THE REAL DIRT ON GARDENING FROM A MASTER GARDENER IN MOORHEAD, MINNESOTA Trip trinkets
On our vacation in Mexico last week, we did make time for a bit of shopping. :)
We didn't buy a ton of stuff, but we did get quite a few of the "typical" things: Mexican coffee, Mexican vanilla, some... Posted on 3/6/13 at 7:53 AM
TRAVEL MODE Vacation Planning... Help!
Planning your annual vacation should be a fun activity but all too often turns into a rushed, stressed, last minute task. Narrowing down your options for your upcoming vacation can be overwhelming. Ma... Posted on 8/28/12 at 9:30 AM
REGGIE TALES Mi Mexico
We receive a lot of "news tips" on a daily basis at WDAZ. Some don't pan out. Some have "elements" of truth in them. And some are 100% accurate. Sadly, that was the case yesterday when a call came thr... Posted on 7/27/11 at 9:20 AM
Mexican authorities found the bodies of eight kidnap victims, some dismembered, on a highway in the troubled southern state of Guerrero where government troops have been deployed to stem violence, officials said on Monday.
A Chicago-born man, who went missing three decades ago as a toddler after his father took him to Mexico, has been reunited with his U.S. mother in California after a harrowing trek back to the United States.
A Chicago-born man kidnapped as a toddler and taken to Mexico more than three decades ago was caught sneaking back across the border in California last week in hopes of being reunited with his mother, but has since gone missing in San Diego.
Tropical Storm Sonia picked up speed as it took aim at the Pacific coast of Mexico on Sunday, threatening intense rains over a large portion of western Mexico that experienced major flooding over the past couple of months.
Hurricane Raymond remained nearly stationary as it spun off Mexico's southern Pacific coast late Monday, threatening to spread heavy rains onto a sodden region already devastated by last month's Tropical Storm Manuel.
Eight people, including four children, were killed and 79 injured when a monster truck careened into a crowd at a show in northern Mexico, an official at the public prosecutor's office in the city of Chihuahua said on Sunday.
With a low, rumbling roar, an arc of dirt, rock and mud tumbled down the hillside in the remote mountain village of La Pintada, sweeping houses in its path, burying half the hamlet and leaving 68 people missing in its mad race to the river bed below.
The toll from devastating twin storms climbed to 80 on Wednesday as isolated areas reported deaths and damage to the outside world. Mexican officials said another 58 people were missing in a massive landslide in the mountains north of Acapulco.
Ingrid became the second hurricane of the Atlantic storm season off Mexico on Saturday, prompting the evacuation of several thousand people while Tropical Storm Manuel threatened to cause flash floods and mudslides on the opposite side of the country.
But nine months later, as Pena Nieto prepares to give his first state of the nation address on Monday, the new Mexico still looks a lot like the old one. Economic growth projections have been cut nearly in half. The streets are clogged with anti-reform protesters, who have blocked Congress and even forced the president to change the date and location of that state of the nation speech.
Questions about low sugar prices, dry growing conditions, discolored product and a bloated North American market due in large part to Mexican exports had American Crystal Sugar Co. officials reeling in recent weeks.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto proposed on Monday lifting a decades-old ban on private companies investing in the state-run oil industry, a cornerstone of Mexico's national pride that's seen production plummet in recent decades.
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