STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT Grand Forks residents want to see more use of Red River
For generations, Grand Forks residents have been suspicious of the Red River, fixating on the unknown that lurks in its murky waters.
Youre bred to fear the river, said Grand Forks native Caleb Kob... Posted on 7/5/13 at 2:56 PM
STAFF BLOG ADDICTED TO RUNNING Magical night
It had been a long day, nearly 12 hours in the office, when I finally walked out the door, and I wasn't quite prepared for the intense darkness.
Instantly, though, there was something magical about t... Posted on 10/23/12 at 10:18 AM
THE WEST WING Weekly Memo 9-28-12
Each Weekly Memo to the City Council and the agenda packet is also provided on theCity Councilweb page.
Pool Feasibility Study
Ballard King and Associates will visit East Grand Forks... Posted on 9/28/12 at 4:17 PM
MODERN-DAY JANE Gone baby, gone
Here's my summer swimming advice: Don't take diving toys into a lake.
This is how I learned this the hard way. Saturday the kids and I were at a man-made lake having fun, when I saw Adam heading towa... Posted on 6/25/12 at 12:48 PM
THE NEW FORTY Frolicking in the ocean...
I am not a swimmer. As such, if I ever disappear after an allegedlate night swim -demand an investigation. A frightening childhood experience with a near-drowning in a swimming pool was enough to prov... Posted on 3/19/12 at 8:43 PM
In a rare occasion, the UND swimming and diving teams hosted a Top 10 team from the B1G Ten on Saturday at the Hyslop Sports Center. Minnesota made the trip to UND, and the Gophers won both divisions as the men downed UND 179-113 while the Minnesota women took a 179-114 win.
When Katie Svendson graduates from East Grand Forks Senior High next spring, she’ll leave her mark in athletics in the pool and across the river. Svendson is the latest Green Wave athlete who has been a big contributor to the Grand Forks Central girls swim team, with which Senior High is a co-op partner.
Local aquatics directors say they’re used to hearing they’re “mean.” When Dave Klundt, aquatics director for the Fargo Park District, started managing his hometown pool while in college in the 1980s, people complained he was too strict.
Australian long-distance swimmer Chloe McCardel abandoned her quest to become the first person to make the 103 mile swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, after she was severely stung by a jelly fish on Wednesday night.
Chris Maiello was born in New York, coached at Navy and doesn’t have any direct ties to the Midwest. But the new UND head swimming and diving coach found an opportunity in Grand Forks that was too good to pass up.
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