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From womb to withdrawal: newborn's experience same as adults
Dallas police job applications surge after fatal ambush attacks
Canadian authorities seek to contain oil spill moving down North Saskatchewan River
Fatal crash reported near Thief River Falls
N.D. Dems rebuke Heitkamp for Clinton endorsement
crime and courts
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Bolt targets third sprint sweep to close Olympic chapter
FSC Crickets vs. GGFSC Storm soccer gallery
Love conquers all for Gabbie Douglas
UND FOOTBALL: Fighting Hawks pick up first three 2017 commitments
Planning a backyard wedding perfect for DIY couple
BOOKNOTES: 'Eve of a Hundred Midnights,' 'The Useful Book: 201 Life Skills They Used to Teach in Home Ec and Shop,' 'Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream'
Summer Performing Arts at Red River debut Mary Poppins
Mike Rosmann: Spanking makes children more defiant, aggressive, study shows
HEALTH MATTERS: One test is not enough to solve health problems
life & style
Tina J. Swanson
Esther A. Mager
John Albert Miller
Elizabeth "Bette" Pauley
Group on northern Minnesota lake rescues young bald eagle tangled in rope
Consider the catfish
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Cuckoos more likely to be heard than seen
Openings remain for Cats Incredible tourney
Nice Fish: Troy Bazey's 26-inch walleye
A Q&A with Mark Kennedy
OUR OPINION: Kennedy's humor, clarity are welcome
LETTER: Grand Forks needs E-85 and bio-diesel outlets
ROB PORT: Wind power is destabilizing our power grid
LETTER: Missing from conventions, and much missed by voters: Civility
50th Wedding Anniversary
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