Bill Crowder played a bugle Thursday as history, military and political leaders gathered in Gov. Mark Dayton's office to urge Minnesotans to commemorate 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War by ringing bells on April 9.
"Bells have long been ringing in our country for many reasons," state Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, said. "They commemorate births, deaths, sadness, alarm and warni...
March 27, 2015 - 8:21am
Addicted to Running
It's not uncommon for Coby, my Golden retriever, to find himself attending doggie daycare during the week.
Personally, I'm a huge proponent of getting dogs together, especially at a young age, to help them socialize and get plenty of exercise. It's something I started with Riley, my previous Golden, and a tradition I continue with Coby, now 20-months-old. You can read some blogs about Riley he...
March 25, 2015 - 7:38pm
Oh Look, a Shiny Thing!
I'm Lex Luthor and Emperor Palpatine and Magneto and The Penguin.
Best-case scenario, maybe I get to be antihero Beatrix Kiddo on her roaring rampage of revenge in Kill Bill. But that's on a good day.
Why am I turning into a supervillain? Well, if you believe the Myers-Briggs personality tests, I have an ENTJ personality. You can read all about Myers-Briggs here, and about that specific perso...
February 09, 2015 - 12:27pm
Santa Claus Girls
Thank you to the following people and organizations that have recently donated to the Santa Claus Girls. Your generous donations of time & money make this very successful program possible.
If you would like to help, donations may be sent to Santa Claus Girls, Grand Forks Herald, PO Box 6008, Grand Forks, ND 58206-6008. We have included a form you can download and print out to send in wit...
December 29, 2014 - 12:42pm
Around Town: Business analysis from the Grand Forks Herald
North Dakota has the least stressed-out residents in the continental U.S., a new analysis claims.
Chris Kolmar, "chief armchair economist" at the Movoto Real Estate blog,analyzed U.S. Census data like unemployment rates, commute times and population density to come up with his rankings. And despite North Dakota ranking third-highest in hours worked per week, it finished as the least-stressed o...
June 17, 2014 - 10:01am