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Matt Dodge and other West River Striping Company workers use rakes and shovels Tuesday to clean up a paint spill at the northbound entrance to Interstate 29 at 32nd Avenue South in Grand Forks. A North Dakota Department of Transportation contractor vehicle hauling bright yellow road paint broke a strap Monday afternoon on the ramp, sending a container with 250 gallons of paint flying onto nearby cement and grass.
Volleyball players at the annual Mud Volleyball Tournament at Thompson Days kept cool as temperatures reached the mid-eighties Saturday afternoon. The three day celebration also included a parade, Thompson Trot 5K Walk/Run, baseball games, and street dance. The event concludes Sunday with an outdoor worship service and community potluck.
Barber Amanda Gause and her father, Pete Guzman, were giving free haircuts Monday at the Memorial Union on UND campus. The event was sponsored by the UND Multicultural Student Services Center.
UND's law and medical schools hold commencement ceremonies
Kat Perkins, top five finisher on last year's season of "The Voice," brought her message of being brave to elementary students at the Larimore school Tuesday. Perkins also reminded older students to keep it positive and to think before posting on social media.
Two new ag related businesses under construction in Walsh County are proceeding through the winter season. North Star Co-op in Park River and Remington Seeds soybean plant in Grafton are building plants that will increase efficiency and shorten loading times for farm trucks to the Park River facility. Remington Seeds will likely employ 10 to 15 people full-time plus another 10-15 on a seasonal basis. Both plants are expecting to be open in the new year.
From the president to a prize fighter ... from fire and ice to a rare solar eclipse, the Herald takes a look at its favorite photos of the year.
Skaters took to area ice rinks during the start of the Christmas holiday as the weather turned ideal for good ice and comfortable temperatures for outdoor activities. In addition to skating, runners can be seen on local streets as well as bicyclists. A lack of snow however is keeping sledding hills quiet as well as cross-country ski trails.
At the conclusion of Christmas Eve services Wednesday at Sharon Lutheran Church the lights were dimmed and slowly replaced by the light of hundreds of candles as parishioners sang the traditional hymn "Silent Night". Six separate services were held, with a 1 p.m. candlelight s
Sixteen Grand Forks Red River cheerleaders, with additional support from moms and dads and their coaches, took over server duties at the Ground Round restaurant on 32nd Ave. S.