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A big backbone found 10 years ago by a hunter in a pasture near Larimore, N.D., led to a puzzle about to be pieced together by North Dakota’s state paleontologist as a giant marine lizard that swam the sea covering this state 80 million years ago.
Although pastors from Grand Forks and Grafton are nominees to be elected this weekend the new bishop of the Eastern North Dakota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America during a meeting in the Alerus Center, you won’t see lawn sides or billboards or hear campaign announcements on the radio.
Each day, some 600 oil-tanker cars pass through Crookston on their way west to North Dakota’s Oil Patch, and, even though their tanks are empty, Fire Chief Tim Froeber said he isn’t any less worried about them than if their tanks were full.
Although lots of new apartments, hotels and businesses have been or are being developed recently on 42nd Street south of DeMers Avenue on the west side of Grand Forks, traffic at the intersection that includes a railway line across 42nd hasn’t increased greatly and there are no plans to revamp the intersection any time soon, city officials say.
Janelle and Ben Gergen and Sara and Matthew Effhauser, best friends and faithful members of Sacred Heart Catholic parish in East Grand Forks, flew out of Fargo Friday for Rome.
Mark Craigmile and his employees were tired Friday after working overnight unloading a train full of 6,500 tons of fertilizer, but it appeared to be a good tired.
“Piled higher and deeper” is an old college joke about a Ph.D. degree, but the prep work going on to lay a foundation for UND’s new ivory tower makes the terms ring loud and literal.
The slow rail service threatening the livelihood of farmers in the upper Midwest have gotten better in recent weeks, but, at the Forest River (N.D.) Bean Co., the rail cars ordered from BNSF or Canadian Pacific are still two to three months behind, said the company president.
A state official said Tuesday, city officials had fixed an apparent conflict of interest in which the daughter of Grand Forks’ Director Urban Development director rented an apartment subsidized by federal funds that came through her father’s department. The controversy became news when conservative blogger Rob Port wrote about it Tuesday on his Say Anything blog.
For want of a driver’s license last year, Leonardo Mario Luna today received a jail sentence for possessing pain pills to deal. Luna, 59, was sentenced Monday to 60 months in prison, with 45 months suspended, after pleading guilty to planning to peddle 563 pills of Hydrocodone found hidden in the door of his pickup when he was stopped last May in Grand Forks.