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Grand Forks nonprofits brace for new overtime rule
State parks offer prime road-trip recreation
Will Devils Lake and Red River Valley flood?
Cold War facts
Vigils, rallies planned in Minnesota State Fair area
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PREP FOOTBALL: Friday's results
AUTO RACING: Donny Schatz dominates at River Cities Speedway
PREP FOOTBALL: Polar Bears take out Hillsboro-CV
UND VOLLEYBALL: Students pack The Betty as UND rolls to win
PREP FOOTBALL: Jamestown tops GF Central
THE LIST: Janessa's Midnight Movie Madness feat. Divine!, Muddy Waters Clay Center, The Rollin' On The River Inline skating marathon
Artist Nancy Friese: Beauty of the wide open
MOVIE LIST: 'Don't Breathe,' 'Hands of Stone,' 'Mechanic Resurrection'
MARILYN HAGERTY: Burgers are a favorite of regular Boardwalk customers
CHEF JESS: Be a pickle pro
life & style
Donald W. Anderson
Ethel S. Stauss
FISHING REPORT: Walleyes biting in Lake of the Woods, Devils Lake
What would you do to land a big fish? Watch this fly fisherman dive into the water
Shadae Quient catfish
Ethan Loeks walleye
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: Is it legal to use drones as a tool for hunting in North Dakota or Minnesota?
Heidi Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong Farm Bill
LETTER: North Dakota should reverse calls for constitutional convention
LETTER: Why North Dakota should worry about climate change
OTHER VIEWS: Trump's 'charm offensive' won't work with women
LETTER: Library belongs on list of East Grand Forks' gems
January 5, 2016
Grafton police chief resigns; takes job in Pembina County
GRAFTON, N.D. -- Grafton Police Chief Anthony Dumas will resign this month. Dumas made the verbal announcement at Monday night’s Grafton City...
January 5, 2016 - 8:31am
November 30, 2015
Family of 6 homeless after fire destroys Grafton house
GRAFTON, N.D. -- Members of a Grafton family are starting over after losing most of their possessions in a Sunday morning fire that destroyed...
November 30, 2015 - 6:31am
June 26, 2015
DUI saturation set today, Saturday in Grafton area
A DUI saturation patrol is planned in the Grafton, N.D., area tonight and Saturday night. The North Dakota Highway Patrol and Grafton Police Department will conduct saturation patrols from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. in and around Grafton, according to Sgt. Adam Dvorak, with the Highway...
June 26, 2015 - 6:52am
April 10, 2015
Grafton apartment building damaged by fire to be reconstructed by August
GRAFTON, N.D.—An apartment building that was heavily damaged in a March 9 fire in Grafton should be restored by August. Damage to the building,...
April 10, 2015 - 5:48pm
November 20, 2014
Survey ranks Grand Forks, regional public schools among state’s best
Several regional high schools appear on a ranking for the best North Dakota, according to a recent survey. Central High School in Grand Forks ranked No. 1 as the Best Public High School in North Dakota for 2015. “It’s nice to see that this recognition is based on a great...
November 20, 2014 - 9:38pm
February 7, 2014
Grafton man arrested on child pornography charges
A Grafton, N.D., man was arrested today on 15 counts of possessing child pornography, each count with a top penalty of five years in prison. Tad Matcha, 24, appeared this afternoon in state district court in Grafton and was jailed after bail of $125,000 was set by Judge Richard...
News/crime and courts
February 7, 2014 - 4:50pm
January 21, 2014
CEO for Grafton and Cavalier hospitals retiring in spring
Everett Butler, CEO of Unity Medical Center in Grafton, N.D., for the past 16 years, is retiring in March. "It marks 50 years that I've worked in health care," he said. His retirement also ends an eight-year relationship with Pembina County Memorial Hospital in Cavalier, N.D.,...
January 21, 2014 - 12:15pm
December 27, 2013
Marvin employee bonuses top $11 million -- highest since 2007
Employees of Marvin Windows and Doors are enjoying a holiday like they haven't seen in several years. The company, based in Warroad, Minn.,...
December 27, 2013 - 5:05pm
December 2, 2013
Police probing 'suspicious' death of man in Grafton
Police in Grafton, N.D., are investigating the death of a 62-year-old man, who was found early Sunday morning. Police and rescue personnel responded at 5:25 a.m. Sunday to the report of an unresponsive man on Fifth Street near Burgamott Avenue, according to a news release from Grafton...
December 2, 2013 - 9:05am
No foul play in Grafton death
Preliminary autopsy results indicated a Grafton, N.D., man found dead on the street early Sunday was a victim of a medical event, not foul play,...
December 2, 2013 - 9:04am
November 11, 2013
Area veterans receive care through Community Based Outreach Clinic
GRAFTON, N.D. -- It's been a couple of years since John Donnelly or Ernest "Hod" Hutson have made the 120-mile trip from their Grafton homes...
November 11, 2013 - 12:02am
November 8, 2013
Crash on I-29 near Grafton kills Ohio man
An Ohio man was killed in a collision with a pickup while he was driving the wrong way on Interstate 29 near Grafton, N.D., Thursday night. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, Douglas Pessefall, 49, of Sherwood, Ohio, was driving south in the northbound lane of the interstate...
November 8, 2013 - 11:21am
October 29, 2013
Former Energae LP officer subpoenaed
FARGO, N.D. -- A former president of Energae LP of Clear Lake, Iowa, confirms to Agweek that the Internal Revenue Service had subpoenaed him to testify to a grand jury on Oct.
October 29, 2013 - 4:06am
October 28, 2013
Two schools in region lack approval for operation by state Department of Public Instruction
Four schools in North Dakota were not approved for operation this year by the state Department of Public Instruction, including two in Grafton and Fordville, according to Matt Strinden, state director of teacher and school effectiveness. Forest River School in Fordville and Pleasant...
October 28, 2013 - 3:55am
October 1, 2013
Grafton votes on new middle school
Grafton, N.D., residents will vote Thursday on a proposed $19 million new Central Middle School. If approved, the new school would be built...
October 1, 2013 - 8:00pm