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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Kathy and Nathan Britten weren’t expecting the line to be as long as it was Tuesday when they pulled up to the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks. The two...
From potato salad that’s a little warm in the fridge to countertops scratched with cracks that could harbor bacteria, they look for it all. Unannounced with thermometers in hand and...
The Grand Forks Public Safety Center now has room to expand its emergency response training area. Earlier this week, the City Council’s Jobs Development Authority approved transferring the ownership of 10 acres of land south of the current training area from itself to the Public Safety Center.
Longtime Herald Columnist Marilyn Hagerty was back under the spotlight Wednesday morning. It wasn’t a national TV crew interviewing the 88-year-old newspaper veteran this time but University of Missouri doctoral...
When it comes to North Dakota’s unmanned aircraft systems use and research, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says the state is at the front of the pack.
Nationwide, the number of 16 to 19 year olds in the workforce decreased from 7.2 million to about 6.6 million from 2005 to 2012, according to census data. North Dakota remains a bright spot in teen employment. The state boasts the lowest unemployment rate for all ages in the nation. In 2012, its unemployment rate for teens 16 to 19 years old was the second lowest at 12.4 percent.
After local safety officials raised concerns, the Grand Forks City Council votedMonday to require participants in an upcoming race to wear life jackets during a river crossing.
Vacations are great but sometimes the journey to your destination is half the fun — or in my case, all of the misery. I took a trip to Finland and...
After the Energy & Environmental Research Center director was let go earlier this summer, UND Provost Thomas DiLorenzo is approaching the facility’s future cautiously.
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...