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Stillwater to approach flood stage
He stole the identity of a dead 8-year-old. Ohio police now want to know what he was hiding from.
The crying Honduran girl on the cover of Time was not separated from her mother, father says
Trump says Republicans are 'wasting their time' trying to pass immigration bills before November elections
crime and courts
Gilby, N.D., native Molly Dickson pursues dream as celebrity stylist
ABC orders spin-off of 'Roseanne' without Roseanne Barr
Can Hugh Hefner's 26-year-old son convince his generation that Playboy is sexy?
Jerry Springer changed TV forever. After 27 seasons, his daytime talk circus may be over.
Fox News' Laura Ingraham says immigrant child detention centers are 'essentially summer camps'
Priceline declares Grand Forks a top destination for summer travel
Koko, the beloved gorilla that learned to communicate using sign language, has died
Marilyn Hagerty: Summer in full bloom
Pope Francis criticizes Trump's family-separation policy, says 'populism is not the solution'
No-cook sauce? No problem for Arugula Walnut Pesto
Thursday's local scoreboard
Roseau's Jacob Lindemann commits to UND for football
Seeking new heights, Suns draft Ayton No. 1 overall
Timberwolves pick Georgia Tech guard
COMMENTARY: Brian Murphy: Twins' snakebit season eroding one battered player at a time
Arden W. Moline
Geraldine "Gerri" Olson
Kathy M. Hettenbaugh
Yvonne (Ophaug) Taylor
Kathleen Joan Merten
Fishing report: Trolling spinners becomes a favored walleye presentation, Catfish are wrapping up spawn on Red River
Big bear adds excitement to morning commute for DNR fisheries manager
Urban habitat initiative to benefit Grand Forks
Bismarck angler catches 7-pound rare European zander on Spiritwood Lake
Garrett Eickman walleyes
Silent auction opens gateway for giving
Letter: Children shouldn't be political pawns
Letter: Border separation policy an atrocity
Letter: Scripture use in politics can be dangerous
Commentary: Governor Burgum says he’d send National Guard troops to the border if asked
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April 2, 2018
Ask Us: City crews monitor potholes almost daily
When will city crews be able to do spring work and more permanent repairs on potholes? The streets and facility manager for Grand Forks Public...
April 2, 2018 - 7:28am
March 22, 2018
Roads, potholes: Where were citizens?
I attended the regularly scheduled Grand Forks City Council meeting last night (Monday) at 5:30. I went specifically to hear a public discussion...
March 22, 2018 - 7:21am
March 19, 2018
City leaders: We hear concerns about potholes
By Mike Brown Jeannie Mock and Dana Sande Melt during the day, and freeze at night. Melt during the day, and freeze at night. So the pattern...
March 19, 2018 - 6:36am
March 15, 2018
Viewpoint: Pothole-riddled streets unacceptable
By Conrad Smith I guess it's time to get my alignment and wheel balance on my vehicle redone. I wanted to say thank you to the leaders of the...
March 15, 2018 - 6:02am
March 7, 2018
Rough ride: Onset of pothole season makes travel a challenge
Potholes are making for a bumpy ride through Grand Forks, and it could be several weeks before long-term patchwork and rehabilitation begins....
March 7, 2018 - 7:22pm
March 11, 2016
THE TREND: Disappearance a homicide; downtown vibrancy forum; $9.5 million UND budget gap; pothole plague; a call to space
Engst disappearance a homicide, authorities say The disappearance and discovery of 36-year-old Amanda Stach Engst's body is now being investigated...
March 11, 2016 - 8:32am
March 10, 2016
Potholes an inevitable winter pitfall
Winter’s annual last-ditch effort to cause as much damage as possible is in full swing in the form of potholes. Mark Aubol, the Grand Forks...
March 10, 2016 - 4:14pm
March 19, 2015
THE TREND: Possible murder, missing teens, pothole season, new higher ed officials
The Lead A dead man was discovered at a rural home near Viking, Minn., on Tuesday, with blood and overturned chairs nearby.
March 19, 2015 - 8:17am
March 18, 2015
Street crews filling potholes in Grand Forks, East Grand Forks
As springtime approaches, annually annoying potholes have started to pop up on the roads. Street crews in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks...
March 18, 2015 - 4:37pm
March 15, 2010
Holes in the road cause holes in tires
Grand Forks Street Department crews have been busy trying to keep up with a seasonal menace to motorists: potholes. Mark Aubol, Street Department superintendent, said crews have been patching potholes since the middle of last week. "We've filled them, gone back and filled them again,"...
March 15, 2010 - 6:29pm
September 23, 2009
Fargo settles with family of girl killed in street rut accident
FARGO - The city of Fargo has settled a claim filed by the family of 8-year-old Amanda Leininger of Fargo, who was killed Dec. 10 in a three-vehicle accident that Mayor Dennis Walaker later blamed on a rut in the road on South University Drive. City Attorney Erik Johnson said the...
September 23, 2009 - 4:27pm
June 29, 2009
Fellow biker: Large pothole caused Friday's fatal crash of Larimore man
The Larimore, N.D., man who died after in a Friday morning motorcycle crash near Fessenden, N.D., was ejected from his bike after hitting a large pothole in the roadway, according to a biker who was riding with the victim. Roger Nestegard said 61-year-old Roger Ready was heading...
June 29, 2009 - 12:00am
April 3, 2009
Bumpy rides on GF streets
Grand Forks streets are going to be bumpy for a while. The cyclical thawing and refreezing of moisture has created trails of potholes. "It's a constant battle," said Mark Aubol, Grand Forks streets superintendent.
April 3, 2009 - 7:45pm
February 10, 2009
Fargo officials warned about dangerous potholes, report says
FARGO Fargo officials were warned as early as mid-October that potholes on the shoulder of a South University Drive bypass could make driving dangerous, according to a report presented to the City Commission on Monday. The report, accepted on a 5-0 vote, also documents that no firm...
February 10, 2009 - 5:21am