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 resident Joe Vejtasa describes what he captured on his cellphone camera Monday night as a “once in a lifetime” sight. Using an application on his phone, he filmed...
When Street Superintendent Mark Aubol started as a sanitation worker for Grand Forks 38 years ago, trash was thrown into city garbage trucks by two people while another drove. Fast forward a few decades and new equipment advances have ended the need for a three-person trash crew.
As a worker shortage continues to loom over North Dakota, some economic developers recommend the gap be filled with individuals not only from other states but from abroad. Recruiting from other countries would require changes to national immigration policies in order to meet the demand proponents say, but the move could bring skilled workers the area needs.
Nearly 30 cars form two rows in the Grand Forks city impound lot. Removing cars from streets, parking lots and other locations at the request of city departments in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks earns area towing companies thousands of dollars each year.
My Barbies did a lot of things when I was kid. They cooked magnificent dinners, took limo rides around our yard (taking care to avoid dog poop) and kept baby...
The end could be in sight for flooding along the Red River and other areas this week — provided that rain showers keep to a minimum. The National Weather Service hasn’t determined the amount the area could receive today and Tuesday, but a significant rainfall could affect river crests predicted for this week.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra had Grand Forks residents tapping their toes and singing along to hits of the swing era this weekend. More than 100 people set up lawn chairs...
Unkempt lawns can pose health risks to neighboring properties as the untamed areas can become a hideout for pests. That’s why cities such as Grand Forks and East Grand Forks mandate grass be cut before reaching heights beyond 6 to 8 inches.
Heavy rains left most of the Grand Forks County Fairgrounds brown with mud Saturday, but the color purple managed to break through the mucky gloom in the horse arena.
Only two hours after Jose Luis Lopez’s funeral began in Park River, N.D., the St. Paul Police Department announced it had arrested a suspect wanted in the 24-year-old’s murder.