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October 7, 2015
AREA GAME OF THE WEEK: PCW faces tough task
Mahnomen’s 7-0 won-lost record barely scratches the surface in measuring its domination on the football field. For instance, the Indians, ranked No. 2 in the Class A state poll, have: Outscored their opponents 370-36. Won 49 consecutive regular-season games. ...
October 7, 2015 - 8:50pm
August 26, 2015
GAME OF THE WEEK: Grafton plays defending state Class A champion Park River
After Park River/Fordville-Lankin won a state high school football championship last year for the first time in 98 years, their well-wishers...
August 26, 2015 - 9:48pm
August 18, 2015
GAME OF THE WEEK: Mayville-Portland makes the move from 11-man to 9-man football
Heath Horpedahl is in his second season as the Mayville-Portland-CG football coach, but it’s as if he and his players again are starting from scratch. That’s because his Patriots are in their first year of nine-man football, a different beast than 11-man. They will get their...
August 18, 2015 - 10:12pm
May 3, 2014
RYAN BAKKEN: A pen pal for life
Trucker who wrote Lakota students in first grade will attend their high school graduation.
May 3, 2014 - 8:00am
April 19, 2014
RYAN BAKKEN: Grin and shiver
The temperature was in the low 30s and the wind was howling Wednesday morning as I drove to work, moping about a winter that won’t exit. As I headed downhill on the eastern slope of the DeMers overpass, I spotted the Muddy Rivers’ marquee. It read: “Only 7 Months Til Winter.” My...
April 19, 2014 - 6:30am
March 22, 2014
RYAN BAKKEN: Reliable source says Bakken retiring
A newspaperman’s worst fear is getting scooped on a story. That’s why I’m reporting today that I’ve learned from a reliable source...
March 22, 2014 - 6:00am
March 8, 2014
RYAN BAKKEN: Hot shot gets top slot
As rural North Dakota shrinks in population, so too do the crowds at the North Dakota Class B Boys Basketball Tournament, being played this week in Grand Forks. Thursday evening’s action was an exception, however, as millions of people watched the tournament. To be...
March 8, 2014 - 6:30am
February 15, 2014
RYAN BAKKEN: A lifeless performance, played just right
Any aspirations of being a professional dancer died three years ago upon discovering that I have a surplus of left feet. The discovery...
February 15, 2014 - 7:00am
February 8, 2014
RYAN BAKKEN: Nudging Grand Forks toward healthier choices
Question: What is the biggest seller at Grand Forks Park District concession stands in each of the last two years? Answer: Water. Does...
February 8, 2014 - 10:30am
February 1, 2014
RYAN BAKKEN: Gamble on the game? You betcha!
Tomorrow is Super Bowl Sunday, which annually brings back a painful memory. No, the memory doesn’t concern our beloved-yet-woeful...
February 1, 2014 - 11:00am