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More than 200 students in the Red River Basin will soon celebrate the 20th anniversary of the River Watch Forum. Students from more than 25 schools will show posters they've created highlighting their watershed research March 17 in Crookston, according to the Fargo-based International Water Institute.
One East Grand Forks pancake feed is more than just breakfast for some. Early Sunday morning, a couple local farmers and their families gathered at the East Grand Forks Senior...
Police are searching for a woman suspected of robbing a Grand Forks fast food restaurant Saturday night. Just before 10 p.m., a white female between the age of 20 and...
A Grand Forks triathlon held Saturday will benefit people with Parkinson's disease. Proceeds from entry fees for the Altru Family YMCA's Winter Indoor Triathlon will help a new wellness program get off its feet, said Patti McEnroe, healthy living director. The Parkinson Wellness Program offers mental and physical activities specifically designed for those with the disease to get better and stay better, she said.
A lack of snow didn't stop the Grand Forks Park District from holding the Greenway Ski Day at Lincoln Drive Park Saturday. In fact, many were encouraged by the warm temperature to get outside and get moving. Early in the day, several families used the sledding hill -- and the remaining snow -- along the Greenway at the start of the annual event, which also offered ice skating, cross-country skiing and other outdoor activities.
Helping immigrants ease into a new life is second nature for Yusuf Bayoow. For several years, the native of Kismayo, Somalia, has walked New Americans through the overwhelming process of getting visas, finding apartments and acclimating to a country where they don't speak the language.
A high school librarian in Grafton, N.D., has been charged with criminal trespass as part of an investigation into prescription drug thefts and unlawful entry into residences, according to a...
Grand Forks School District will be reviewed next week for its reaccreditation process, according to the district. Nonprofit AdvancED will conduct a series of interviews, visit schools and review district information from March 8 to 11. AdvancED conducts external reviews for more than 32,000 schools and school systems across the nation, according to the district. North Dakota school districts are required by law to go through the process, which is conducted once every five years, according to Assistant Superintendent Jody Thompson. AdvancED members will present an overview report to the Sc
An East Grand Forks high school pep rally on Monday was a bit unusual. The event itself was like any other -- cheerleaders danced, coaches highlighted the Green Wave hockey players -- but with one big difference: It was being held for a third consecutive year. This is the only time in school history the team has gone to the state tournament three years in a row.
Grand Forks Red River High School students recently raised $2,724 for the Larimore Strong Foundation. Students collected funds from events during the district's annual Snow Week such as the Rider Idol talent competition, according to the district. The foundation benefits families affected by the Jan.