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Legislative candidates meet in forum ahead of Nov. 8 election
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TUESDAY'S LOCAL SCOREBOARD
Indians shut out Cubs in World Series opener
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
Polk County West vs. Lake of the Woods: Big linemen, big plays
Quick goals lead Wild past Boston
Good and gruesome Halloween treats
Play it safe
Marilyn Hagerty: Green Mill dishes have plenty of personality
BOOKNOTES: 'Frontier Grit: The Unlikely True Stories of Daring Pioneer Women'
Paranormal investigators: 'We're there to help, not make you believe'
Life & Style
Rocky B. Littlewind
Carmencita L. (Martin) Old Rock
Phyllis J. Fitzgerald
H. Morgan Lacy
Small bird creates a mystery, causes a backyard stir
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: How do pumpkins grow so large, can any pumpkin reach that size?
N.D. bighorn sheep season reflects comeback
Brett Anderson's 35½-inch catfish
CAMP BOOKBOOK: Kris Winkelman's Venison Pizza Bake No. 8
Adam Hamm: Marsy's Law will fail in practice
Forum Communications: Re-elect Hoeven to Senate
Mike Jacobs: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Aerospace dean: UND's liberal-arts core helps aerospace school
Port: North Dakota law enforcement says #NoDAPL protesters fired arrows at helicopter
January 19, 2015
Why some cities ban sledding in parks
West Fargo - Jordan Burchill took a tumble off his sled going down the Maplewood Park sledding hill here last week. He wasn’t hurt, picked...
January 19, 2015 - 9:23am
January 18, 2015
Veterans still looking to 42nd Street for memorial park
John Hanson envisions a 6-foot-tall, 40-foot-wide black granite wall engraved with a timeline depicting military history and contributions of...
January 18, 2015 - 7:30am
January 12, 2015
Subzero temps can't stop young hockey players in Grand Forks
Despite the subzero temperatures and icy winds, you can still spot young hockey players on nearly every public park ice rink in town. For...
January 12, 2015 - 7:56pm
January 10, 2015
Southwest Minnesota state park suffers numerous setbacks
When the Blue Mounds State Park discovered E. coli bacteria in its well and only water source for the park just before Memorial Day last year,...
January 10, 2015 - 11:00am
January 8, 2015
Park District office closes during move
The Grand Forks Park District main offices will move to the Icon Sports Center Jan. 12. The district’s current office location, 1210 7th Ave. S., will be closed starting today because of the move, but registrations and other information can be found at www.gfparks.org, according...
January 8, 2015 - 10:26pm
January 3, 2015
Minnesota state parks undergoing rankings with Sibley State Park designated "destination" park
NEW LONDON, Minn. — With well over 200,000 visitors a year, Sibley State Park is a southern Minnesota destination when it comes to tourism. So it should come as no surprise that it is one of 16 state park and recreation areas being designated as a “destination’’...
January 3, 2015 - 8:19pm
December 22, 2014
New bill would increase vehicle permit fee for North Dakota state parks by 40 percent
Visitors to North Dakota’s state parks would pay 40 percent more for an annual vehicle permit under a bill being introduced by the state Parks and Recreation Department.
December 22, 2014 - 8:43pm
November 9, 2014
OUTDOOR NOTEBOOK: State parks offer military benefits
State parks offer military benefits Although Minnesota state offices will be closed Tuesday in observance of Veteran’s Day, state parks and recreations areas will be open, and free vehicle permits are available to many active military personnel and disabled veterans. Free...
November 9, 2014 - 9:00am
November 4, 2014
Interim superintendent takes helm at Theodore Roosevelt National Park
A former Peace Corps volunteer and 20-veteran of the National Park Service has been named acting superintendent of Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota.
November 4, 2014 - 7:57pm
October 18, 2014
Karlstad considers new city park
The newly formed Karlstad (Minn.) Park and Recreation Board is not wasting any time. The board outlined plans to build a new city park on the site of the old Karlstad hospital, next to the existing Kittson Memorial Clinic, according to a report in the North Star News. The park...
October 18, 2014 - 3:40pm
Theodore Roosevelt National Park superintendent retiring from the wildlife after more than 30 years of service
MEDORA, N.D. -- Valerie Naylor says she was not pursuing a career when she volunteered at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, but she...
October 18, 2014 - 10:00am
October 8, 2014
Grand Forks Park Board passes 2015 budget
The Grand Forks Park Board passed a 2015 budget with a 0.61 mill decrease Tuesday, said Bill Palmiscno, executive director of the Grand Forks Park District. The budget was passed without discussion, Palmiscno said. With the 0.61 mill decrease, the total amount of money...
October 8, 2014 - 7:00pm
September 29, 2014
Governor Dalrymple unveils $80 million plan for parks, conservation as alternative to ballot measure
Gov. Jack Dalrymple rolled out a plan Monday to spend more than $80 million on state parks and conservation efforts as a “sound and balanced”...
September 29, 2014 - 8:35pm
September 22, 2014
Fargo providing a model for recreational land preservation
FARGO -- With major cities in the region growing at a fast pace, preserving land for park or recreational space is a priority. Fargo leaders have a strategy in place to ensure neighborhoods have parks, but requirements for developers here aren’t as strict as in other...
September 22, 2014 - 6:15am
September 13, 2014
Grand Forks Park Board considers mill decrease
The Grand Forks Park Board is weighing a preliminary 2015 budget that includes a 0.61 mill decrease to its property tax rate. The board granted early approval to the budget at a Sept. 2 meeting. As property values have increased the past year, the value of a mill, which...
September 13, 2014 - 7:30pm