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A decline in Amtrak riders on the Empire Builder can be blamed on Burlington Northern Santa Fe, an Amtrak spokesman said. From October through March, Empire Builder ridership was down 15 percent compared with the same period a year earlier, said Marc Magliari, Amtrak spokesman. During that six-month span, the number of passengers fell from 255,642 to 216,435.
Trucker who wrote Lakota students in first grade will attend their high school graduation.
The Delchar Theater in Mayville, N.D., is reopening Thursday, thanks to a movie aficionado, a community willing to contribute and gracious former owners.
The Stable Days Youth Ranch, a nonprofit organization near East Grand Forks that pairs rescue horses with special-needs children, will hold an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. …...
Ice arenas typically are money losers because of their high utility costs and the reluctance to charge high fees for youth activities. The result is that arenas are highly subsidized by tax dollars. The Crookston Sports Center is no exception. Before the three-sheet arena opened three years ago, the city was subsidizing its two arenas by about $400,000 a year. But this year’s subsidy for the CSC is projected to be $750,000, causing heads to turn on the City Council.
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THOMPSON, N.D. — Jessica Eliason ran her first marathon last June. “It was a bucket-list thing,” she said. “I just wanted to run one while I was still in half-decent...
Family remember Matt Heisler as a jokester, a cut-up, a tease. No one, especially those he cared about most, were spared. Evidence of both sides of his personality was documented in a framed essay written five years ago by Casey, when she was 12 and he was 16. Entitled “My Big Brother Matt,” the paper addressed the mixed, yet loving, relationship of the two siblings.
Mohammad Hussain took care of the soldiers from the Grand Forks-based National Guard unit when they deployed to Afghanistan for a year, serving as their interpreter and guide to country’s culture. Eight years later, they’re taking care of him.
In the sea of hundreds of people watching the renewal of the UND-Minnesota hockey rivalry Thursday night at Joe Black’s Bar & Grill in downtown Grand Forks, only four were wearing maroon-and-gold garb.