Putting a dollar in a bell-ringer’s red kettle is like donating $2 Friday and Saturday. Salvation Army donations in all of North Dakota and Minnesota from Friday and Saturday will be doubled up to $2 million, thanks to a
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Investigators believe that overseas hackers were responsible for the cyber attack on U.S. retailer Target Corp that compromised up to 40 million payment cards during the first three weeks of the holiday shopping season,
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Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux are back in town, but it’s not just to visit family and friends. This time, they are preparing for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, which are less than 50 days away in Sochi, Russia. Their
A Manvel, N.D., man was arrested Friday and faces felony charges of sexually molesting four children at a church day care center in Grand Forks.RELATED CONTENT
East Grand Forks City Council member Ron Vonasek, 62, died Thursday evening. The cause of death for the first ward alderman is unclear, son Shane Vonasek said. An autopsy will be conducted.RELATED CONTENT
Among the hundreds of UND students graduating Friday was Ross Boxleitner, a spacesuit engineer from the Houston area. He died there in 2011, leaving behind an all-but-complete thesis. The university decided that was close enough for graduation and he was given a Master of Science in space studies.RELATED CONTENT
The North Dakota Industrial Commission has approved the first significant pilot test of recycling water for hydraulic fracturing in the Bakken, which could lead to conserving millions of gallons of freshwater and reducing truck traffic.
Court orders review of 2012 conviction: Grafton man convicted of attempted murder for shooting over tire rims
The North Dakota Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to review its 2012 conviction of a Grafton, N.D., man on an attempted murder charge, saying the district court erred in its technical interpretation of whether the needed intent to murder was present.RELATED CONTENT
A 34-year-old Grand Forks woman died as the result of a rollover accident near Bowman early Friday morning, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
A Minnesota airport terminal was partially cleared for two hours on Friday after a passenger left a box containing a fuel tank unattended when it was refused clearance as checked baggage by security officials, an airport spokesman said.
The beleaguered state agency providing an online method of buying health insurance responded to complaints that a Monday deadline is too soon given computer glitches and an overwhelmed call center and delayed the final day to sign up to Dec. 31.RELATED CONTENT
UND’s lost buoy has been found safe and sound in Devils Lake by university pilots conducting an aerial search, according to the university scientist whose department owns it.RELATED CONTENT
About 18,000 miles of pipelines in North Dakota that previously had no oversight will now be regulated under rules approved Thursday by the North Dakota Industrial Commission.
Attorneys involved in Alfonso Rodriguez’s final appeal of his death sentence were asked by U.S. Judge Ralph Erickson to streamline the case if possible.RELATED CONTENT
Singer-songwriter Michael Pink admits he’s taken an approach to his music that runs opposite to how most would have done it. But after turning down major offers — including the chance to be produced by his idol, Replacements leader Paul Westerberg — he’s now ready to take the next step in his career.RELATED CONTENT
A quick look at upcoming artistic and entertaining events in the area.RELATED CONTENT
John Simonson, a former Grand Forks Central standout, verbally committed to UND on Friday.
Longtime Western Collegiate Hockey Association commissioner Bruce McLeod will resign after this season, the league announced Friday.RELATED CONTENT
A forward at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, Gigi Marvin is a strong candidate to return in 2014 as a defenseman. She has played on the blue line for the last two Women’s World Championships, helping the Americans to gold and silver medals.RELATED CONTENT
The Affordable Care Act isn’t the only newly enacted federal law that’s not working out as planned. The Biggert-Waters Act is another. Haven’t heard of it? Well, that’s likely to change, especially if you live Grand Forks, Fargo or elsewhere in the Red River Valley.RELATED CONTENT
The UND campus was engulfed in somber and quiet during final exams this week. After today, the campus will go into its annual spell of darkness as students scatter for the holidays.RELATED CONTENT