STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT Wilder School playground project receives heat from City Council
Hard feelings over Grand Forks Public Schools' budget problems seem to be popping up in unexpected places.
During a Monday discussion about federal grant money at a City Council meeting, council me... Posted on 9/16/13 at 7:46 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Deb's Retirement
I was eight in 1973. The time since then has seemed almost a lifetime
because, for me, it almost is. It is amazing to think that for one
person that same chunk of time has been a career.
My ... Posted on 9/29/12 at 6:21 AM
THE NEW FORTY The other side of yesterday...
So here I am - on the other side of yesterday. The sun is out and I think I took my first full deep breath since Monday evening. Not that life has gotten any less complex or hectic - those are endemic... Posted on 10/16/10 at 10:48 AM
THE DULLUM FILE Warren
Had a great time in Warren today speaking to the annual banquet of Lutheran Social Services Senior Nutrition Project Council. The world would stop turning if it weren't for volunteers, I swear.
Amon... Posted on 9/14/10 at 3:25 PM
Tara Muhlhauser, director of the Children and Family Services Division, also advised Tom Sullivan that her office “has repeatedly offered to provide technical assistance… to help the tribe better serve children,” but the tribe “has not taken advantage of our offer.”
Deborah Kaye Anderson will be mourned Saturday at a funeral on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation, home for all her brief life. The infant girl, 2 months old when she died last week, will be laid to rest wearing a white christening dress and an Indian headband decorated with a white plume.
Patrick Springer and Chuck Haga
, July 12, 2012
Glenn and Cherie Taber fled a bad situation in Spokane, Wash., with two bus tickets for Minot, a city familiar to the couple who had lived there 15 years earlier. Unable to get housing in Minot, they made a brief stop in Fargo before finding themselves in Grand Forks. The Tabers found themselves on the street, sleeping outside near the bus stop in downtown Grand Forks.
Federal officials are stepping up oversight of the Spirit Lake Tribe’s social services programs in response to warnings that children’s health and safety are endangered by mismanagement. Michael S. Black, director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, has outlined plans for corrective action with Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and members of his staff.
She came into their lives one day after her first birthday and in fragile health. Three months later, the child was abruptly taken away. Shannon and Tim Laney have four kids but decided they wanted to have a foster child.
They were selected to care for a little girl from the Spirit Lake Nation in northeast North Dakota. Betty Jo Krenz, who worked as a foster child case manager for Spirit Lake Tribe, says the girl thrived during the time she spent with the Laneys.
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