Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter with a focus on northwest Minnesota for the Grand Forks Herald. Other positions she has held at the Herald include city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. A native of Valley City, N.D., 24 years worth of winters haven't scared her out of the state yet.
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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.
Questions surrounding the legal, moral and ethical use of unmanned aircraft systems continue to multiply as businesses and individuals discover more uses for these devices. There are still gray areas, but a four-person panel attempted to flesh out the black and white Thursday at the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Action Summit in Grand Forks.
The days of observing hundreds of miles of oil pipeline from a plane or dangling 200 feet in the air from a wind tower may soon be behind structural inspectors...