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Update: SC 14-year-old killed father, then went to school wounding 3
Evergreen likely to be biggest in Minnesota measured in Brainerd
Massive cash pouring into Minnesota legislative campaigns
BCA gives Philando Castile case to Ramsey County attorney
Historic ranch in ND Badlands fetches more than $3.3 million
crime and courts
AREA NOTEBOOK: Hart leaving mark in Cardinals' record book
Phil Mickelson setting table for future Ryder Cup captaincy
Ely named one of 'World's Best Towns for Outdoor Thrills'
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
Tiger Woods talking at Ryder Cup, but only to team
THE LIST: Guillermo Guardia, Festi-Fall Craft and Vendor Event, Popejoy and Strand Jazz Duo
East Grand Forks hosts Arts and Craft Fair this weekend
Norwegian men's choir and acclaimed trumpeter to perform Monday in Calvary Lutheran
Final Farmers Market
Back to the Big Band with the Glenn Miller Orchestra
life & style
Nathalie "Nat" Dickson
Sierra Heyd's first deer
Trophy Room: Bob Olsen's first drake mallard
Trophy Room: Patrick Novak's moose
Trophy Room: Ashley Guzal's buck
Time to carry a compass
LETTER: Route North 42nd Street over, not under, railroad tracks
LETTER: Black street demonstrations reflect 400 years of injustice
OUR OPINION: Grand Forks commission must let sun shine in
LETTER: Why North Dakota needs voter ID
Letter: Why Trump is 'a Dakotan's dream'
65th Wedding Anniversary
60th Wedding Anniversary
Joseph Kyle Nice
September 15, 2016
6,000 pounds of french fries brought to park among weather worries
More than 6,000 pounds of french fries were primed to hit the oil Thursday at University Park in Grand Forks for the annual Potato Bowl french...
September 15, 2016 - 8:34pm
August 3, 2015
THE TREND: Visiting Fosston; Cats Incredible winners; Simplot fire cause; barrel racers show skills; school referendum
The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day. Fosston friendly and future-focused With...
August 3, 2015 - 8:15am
August 2, 2015
UPDATE: Fire marshal says Simplot fire caused by grease buildup
A Grand Forks fire marshal has determined the fire Saturday at the Grand Forks Simplot plant was accidental and was caused by a buildup of g...
August 2, 2015 - 12:09pm
August 13, 2014
Union, Simplot begin talks related to strike at Grand Forks plant
Simplot officials began discussions Wednesday with the union representing striking workers at the Grand Forks plant. “We are starting discussions with union officials today,” J.R. Simplot Co. spokesman Doug Cole wrote in an email. He declined to comment further. A voice...
August 13, 2014 - 3:49pm
August 5, 2014
Longer shifts top concern for Simplot workers on strike
An official with the union representing striking J.R. Simplot Co. workers in Grand Forks said Tuesday proposed contract changes would affect...
August 5, 2014 - 5:29pm
November 9, 2011
Simplot to cut 800 jobs in Idaho after building newer plant
J.R. Simplot Co., announced plans Wednesday to build a "state-of-the-art" potato processing plant on the site of its original facility in Caldwell,...
November 9, 2011 - 6:27pm
September 30, 2010
OSHA threatens Simplot with fine
The federal work safety agency suggested today it may slap a $59,000 fine on the J.R. Simplot Co. for what it says are a baker's dozen of health and safety violations at its Grand Forks plant on Gateway Drive. But the fine hasn't been implemented yet and the company is working to...
September 30, 2010 - 9:40pm
March 16, 2010
GF-EGF look at costs of sharing sewage
East Grand Forks would pay somewhere in the neighborhood of $426,000 to $492,000 a year if it decides to hook its sewage system to Grand Forks, according to a consultant. Shawn Gaddie, the operations manager at AE2S, which was hired by Grand Forks to do a cost analysis, said the...
March 16, 2010 - 8:47pm
January 19, 2010
Simplot has false salmonella scare
The Grand Forks Simplot plant stopped production on one of its french fry lines last week because of a salmonella scare, but officials said further testing showed the bacteria was not actually present. Company spokesperson David Cuoio said Simplot does regular product testing, and...
January 19, 2010 - 11:43am
October 8, 2009
Full of fries
Booming blossoms of colored light lit up the sky over UND Thursday night, perhaps the only time each year in the universe such fireworks celebrate the steady but lowly spud. The celestial display of Rydell Fireworks at Memorial Stadium was nearly bright enough to shine down a block...
October 8, 2009 - 10:40pm