A recall is set for Jan. 27 for Paul Stensland, a newly elected member of City Council in Oberon, N.D. The petition contained 17 signatures, according to a report in...
The Grand Forks County Commission decided Thursday to continue a hearing on a grievance over an employee pay issue until it receives more information from consultants on the county's salary system. Twelve county highway department employees filed identical grievances in the past month. The grievance contends that the County Commission made an arbitrary decision Nov.
An informational meeting is planned in Cavalier, N.D., today on the proposed custom meat processing facility. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Cavalier American Legion. Discussion topics include: size and scope of the facility, the market, labor requirements, and financial planning. The plant is organized as a limited liability company, which will raise capital through contributions from producers and individual contributors as owners/investors, according to Julius Wangler, committee chairman. For more information, contact Wangler at (701) 360-1000.
INKSTER, N.D. -- A rockpile being built in northwestern Grand Forks County is the talk of the town from Inkster to Pisek, N.D. Residents have been watching truckload after truckload of large rocks being hauled from Walsh County to the site, along Grand Forks County Road 1 near the intersection of N.D.
Wreaths were placed at five Grand Forks cemeteries Saturday in recognition of the national Wreaths Across America observance to honor the community's military veterans. Members of the Prairie Grass Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution placed the wreaths at Calvary Catholic Cemetery North and South, Memorial Park North and South and Montefiore Cemetery. "A veteran's wreath is a symbol of honor, respect and victory," said Peggy Vanyo, Grand Forks, as a wreath was placed at Cavalier Catholic Cemetery South, located south of Grand Forks. Wreaths were placed at veterans' graves th
A Thompson, N.D., man was hurt while a 1-year-old boy escaped injury in a one-vehicle rollover south of Grand Forks Friday night. According to a report from the North Dakota Highway Patrol, Lucas Hanson, 28, was driving a Ford Explorer southbound on Grand Forks County Road 17, which is South Columbia Road, approaching County Road 81 at about 9:45 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a left-hand curve and then overcorrected. The vehicle left the roadway and rolled, striking a stop sign, before coming to rest on its wheels.
Holiday wreaths will be placed at five Grand Forks cemeteries Saturday in recognition of the national Wreaths Across America observance. The Prairie Grass Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will place one wreath at each cemetery in honor of military veterans buried there, according to Peggy Vanyo, Grand Forks, one of the organizers. Nationwide, wreaths will be placed Saturday at veterans' graves in Arlington National Cemetery, as well as other veterans' cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states and 24 national cemeteries on foreign soil, according to the Wreaths Across
A fire that damaged a rural house near Fosston, Minn., Tuesday night has been ruled accidental. The fire, at the home of an Amish family, was reported at about 7 p.m. Tuesday. It started in a large second-floor bedroom after one of the boys in the house lit a lantern, according to Brian Zachariason, assistant chief of the Fosston Fire Department. "He thought the match was out," he said, explaining the match touched the skirt around the bed and caught the material on fire. The family escaped unharmed.
The Lake Region Heritage Center will host free family holiday tours the next two weekends at the Old Post Office Museum in Devils Lake. The display features more than 75 holiday figurines and 25,000 lights. The tours will be from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 20. The lights and figurines were donated this year by Mike and Ellen Connor of rural Starkweather, N.D.
CROOKSTON — The oil boom in western North Dakota is producing a new kind of bonanza in the Red River Valley — income for regional jails. Though federal officials have...