Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter for the Grand Forks Herald and reports on a variety of topics. Other positions she has held at the Herald include city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. While attending the University of North Dakota, she worked as a news reporter and editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper, The Dakota Student. She now serves as one of its alumni advisers. A native of Valley City, N.D., 23 years worth of winters hasn't scared her out of the state yet.
You can follow Jewett and her reporting projects on her blog www.diggingdeeper.areavoices.com.
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Grand Forks’ latest music festival will be going to the dogs — and that’s exactly what organizers want. The first Woofstock music festival, set for 1 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 21 in Town Square, will bring together regional music acts, pet lovers and animals up for adoption or in foster care through the Circle of Friends Humane Society. Admission will be a free-will offering, and proceeds will benefit Circle of Friends. To organizer and shelter volunteer Kevin Fuglseth, combining his love for animals and music would be a great way to raise money for the shelter.
It was a photo of his brother in military uniform on James Foley’s laptop that earned the kidnapped reporter harsher treatment from his captors, former prisoners told European news media this week.
Grand Forks resident Jordan McIntyre discovered triathlons while attending chiropractor school in Portland, Ore. Now, the hockey player turned triathlete wants to bring them to Grand Forks in the form...
With all six of its unmanned aircraft systems research test sites operational, the Federal Aviation Administration is turning its attention to creating a UAS Center of Excellence. UND has confirmed it will be among those vying to be part of the center, which will study challenges surrounding the integration of unmanned systems into commercial airspace.
To get a better picture of what tomorrow’s university libraries will look like and offer, UND’s Director of Libraries Wilbur Stolt is doing some digging.
Residents from Warroad, Minn., have spoken and an organization threatening to sue its school district over the use of an American Indian logo, the Warriors, has listened. The National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media rescinded an Aug. 15 letter it sent to Warroad Public Schools threatening legal action if the district does not begin transitioning away from the logo.
BJ Shaw is a frequent visitor to the Grand Forks Senior Center. If she’s not volunteering there or leading a Bone Builders exercise class, then she’s sharing a meal or...
In Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, health inspectors also are tasked with examining kitchens and food service in schools, nursing homes, gas stations and other facilities.
A conversation between the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education and a consultant was always meant to be public, according to North Dakota University System staff. “This is not...
A consultant has told the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education it has improving to do when it comes to leadership and relationships with the public and college presidents...