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NEAR UNDERWOOD, N.D.—Standing on the roof of Great River Energy's Coal Creek Station, North Dakota's largest coal-fired power plant, Ethan Vaagene can point out a handful of other facilities generating...
Pullout: Grape Mill Vineyard and Winery Address: 18696 430th Ave. SW, East Grand Forks Phone: (218) 499-9463 Hours: Friday through Sunday, noon-7 p.m. A scene out of northern California was playing out in northwest Minnesota last Saturday. There, on a rural property southeast of East Grand Forks, sits a small building near the bank of the Red Lake River. Visitors sat on a patio while sipping wine made from grapes grown just a few hundred feet away. The operation has been years in the making for the Halverson family, who opened Grape Mill Vineyard and Winery in June.
Minnkota Power Cooperative is moving forward with its plans for a new Grand Forks headquarters. The electric utility bought a 70-acre lot on 32nd Avenue South west of Interstate 29...
After the White House gained enough votes in the Senate to sustain its nuclear deal with Iran, North Dakota’s lone Democrat in the U.S. Congress said Thursday she also would support the move. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., announced her support for a deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for easing sanctions on the Middle East country.
With the roar of a stock car engine and the snip of an oversized pair of scissors, FedEx Ground marked the launch of its sprawling Grand Forks facility Wednesday. The new 120,000 square-foot building is the second facility to begin operations in the city's business park on the west side of Interstate 29, following Acme Tools' new distribution center last year.
GLENWOOD, Minn. -- A UND associate director was arrested last month after he allegedly tried meet a prostitute at a Glenwood hotel. Randall Scott Bohlman, 59, was charged with engaging...
OLD MILL STATE PARK, MINN.—A historic mill in a state park near Argyle, Minn. rumbled to life Sunday for Grinding Day, an annual gathering that offers a glimpse into the...
A group of volunteers gathered Sunday morning to help a Grand Forks homeowner meet a deadline to clean up his property. Julie Maki said she had been following the news stories about the complaints over the junk in Donald Masse's yard. She was on hand Sunday morning in his backyard along with several other volunteers, sorting through things he wanted to keep and other items destined for the trash.
A Grand Forks woman has sued American Crystal Sugar Co. over alleged sexual discrimination and harassment. Janine Bailey filed the lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Minnesota. In a 2007 declaration filed with the court she alleges she was denied positions at American Crystal Sugar's plant in East Grand Forks because she's a woman, her colleagues pulled pranks on her and she feared retaliation for supporting another female colleague.
Korie Graham was one of roughly 2,000 people running, jogging or walking through clouds of colored cornstarch Saturday morning on South 42nd Street in Grand Forks. It was her first time participating in the annual Color Run, billed as the "happiest 5K on the planet."