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THE TREND: Apparent Nazi symbol vandalism preceded fire at Somali business; controversial intersection redesign; UND hockey

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Fire at Grand Forks Somali restaurant after apparent Nazi symbol vandalism
An early morning fire heavily damaged Juba Coffee House, a popular Somali restaurant on South Washington Street. The fire was the second incident at the business in the past few days. An apparent hate crime occurred overnight Thursday, when someone painted graffiti on the building - an SS, in the style of an old Nazi Germany symbol, and “go home.” Intersection redesign draws ire from residents NDDOT is proposing to build North Dakota's first J-turn intersection at Highway 2 and N.D. Highway 18. The meeting is at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Good Friends Bar and Grill, Larimore. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2189182","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]WORLD JUNIORS: UND's Nick Schmaltz, Brock Boeser eye World Juniors Nick Schmaltz and Brock Boeser have teamed together to form one of UND's most explosive lines in recent history. Now, they may have a chance to show the rest of the world their magic.   Grafton man accused of abusing boys may not be fit to stand trial   A defense attorney asked Monday that a Grafton man accused of sexually abusing two young boys be evaluated to see if he is fit to stand trial. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2189185","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Remodeling activities cause fire that destroys Crookston home A Minnesota deputy state fire marshal determined a fire that destroyed a house in southeast Crookston early Monday morning was caused accidentally by remodeling activities. Grand Forks City Council allocates more than $1.6 million for local nonprofits The Grand Forks City Council voted 6-1 on Monday to place more than $1.6 million in the pockets of local nonprofits and groups working to better the community.Fire at Grand Forks Somali restaurant after apparent Nazi symbol vandalism [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2189180","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]An early morning fire heavily damaged Juba Coffee House, a popular Somali restaurant on South Washington Street. The fire was the second incident at the business in the past few days. An apparent hate crime occurred overnight Thursday, when someone painted graffiti on the building - an SS, in the style of an old Nazi Germany symbol, and “go home.” Intersection redesign draws ire from residents NDDOT is proposing to build North Dakota's first J-turn intersection at Highway 2 and N.D. Highway 18. The meeting is at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Good Friends Bar and Grill, Larimore.
WORLD JUNIORS: UND's Nick Schmaltz, Brock Boeser eye World Juniors Nick Schmaltz and Brock Boeser have teamed together to form one of UND's most explosive lines in recent history. Now, they may have a chance to show the rest of the world their magic.   Grafton man accused of abusing boys may not be fit to stand trial   A defense attorney asked Monday that a Grafton man accused of sexually abusing two young boys be evaluated to see if he is fit to stand trial. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2189185","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Remodeling activities cause fire that destroys Crookston home A Minnesota deputy state fire marshal determined a fire that destroyed a house in southeast Crookston early Monday morning was caused accidentally by remodeling activities. Grand Forks City Council allocates more than $1.6 million for local nonprofits The Grand Forks City Council voted 6-1 on Monday to place more than $1.6 million in the pockets of local nonprofits and groups working to better the community.Fire at Grand Forks Somali restaurant after apparent Nazi symbol vandalism [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2189180","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]An early morning fire heavily damaged Juba Coffee House, a popular Somali restaurant on South Washington Street. The fire was the second incident at the business in the past few days. An apparent hate crime occurred overnight Thursday, when someone painted graffiti on the building - an SS, in the style of an old Nazi Germany symbol, and “go home.” Intersection redesign draws ire from residents NDDOT is proposing to build North Dakota's first J-turn intersection at Highway 2 and N.D. Highway 18. The meeting is at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Good Friends Bar and Grill, Larimore. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2189182","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]WORLD JUNIORS: UND's Nick Schmaltz, Brock Boeser eye World Juniors Nick Schmaltz and Brock Boeser have teamed together to form one of UND's most explosive lines in recent history. Now, they may have a chance to show the rest of the world their magic.   Grafton man accused of abusing boys may not be fit to stand trial   A defense attorney asked Monday that a Grafton man accused of sexually abusing two young boys be evaluated to see if he is fit to stand trial.
Remodeling activities cause fire that destroys Crookston home A Minnesota deputy state fire marshal determined a fire that destroyed a house in southeast Crookston early Monday morning was caused accidentally by remodeling activities. Grand Forks City Council allocates more than $1.6 million for local nonprofits The Grand Forks City Council voted 6-1 on Monday to place more than $1.6 million in the pockets of local nonprofits and groups working to better the community.Fire at Grand Forks Somali restaurant after apparent Nazi symbol vandalism
An early morning fire heavily damaged Juba Coffee House, a popular Somali restaurant on South Washington Street. The fire was the second incident at the business in the past few days. An apparent hate crime occurred overnight Thursday, when someone painted graffiti on the building - an SS, in the style of an old Nazi Germany symbol, and “go home.”Intersection redesign draws ire from residentsNDDOT is proposing to build North Dakota's first J-turn intersection at Highway 2 and N.D. Highway 18. The meeting is at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Good Friends Bar and Grill, Larimore.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2189182","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]WORLD JUNIORS: UND's Nick Schmaltz, Brock Boeser eye World JuniorsNick Schmaltz and Brock Boeser have teamed together to form one of UND's most explosive lines in recent history. Now, they may have a chance to show the rest of the world their magic. Grafton man accused of abusing boys may not be fit to stand trial A defense attorney asked Monday that a Grafton man accused of sexually abusing two young boys be evaluated to see if he is fit to stand trial.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2189185","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Remodeling activities cause fire that destroys Crookston homeA Minnesota deputy state fire marshal determined a fire that destroyed a house in southeast Crookston early Monday morning was caused accidentally by remodeling activities.Grand Forks City Council allocates more than $1.6 million for local nonprofitsThe Grand Forks City Council voted 6-1 on Monday to place more than $1.6 million in the pockets of local nonprofits and groups working to better the community.Fire at Grand Forks Somali restaurant after apparent Nazi symbol vandalism[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2189180","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]An early morning fire heavily damaged Juba Coffee House, a popular Somali restaurant on South Washington Street. The fire was the second incident at the business in the past few days. An apparent hate crime occurred overnight Thursday, when someone painted graffiti on the building - an SS, in the style of an old Nazi Germany symbol, and “go home.”Intersection redesign draws ire from residentsNDDOT is proposing to build North Dakota's first J-turn intersection at Highway 2 and N.D. Highway 18. The meeting is at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Good Friends Bar and Grill, Larimore.
WORLD JUNIORS: UND's Nick Schmaltz, Brock Boeser eye World JuniorsNick Schmaltz and Brock Boeser have teamed together to form one of UND's most explosive lines in recent history. Now, they may have a chance to show the rest of the world their magic. Grafton man accused of abusing boys may not be fit to stand trial A defense attorney asked Monday that a Grafton man accused of sexually abusing two young boys be evaluated to see if he is fit to stand trial.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2189185","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Remodeling activities cause fire that destroys Crookston homeA Minnesota deputy state fire marshal determined a fire that destroyed a house in southeast Crookston early Monday morning was caused accidentally by remodeling activities.Grand Forks City Council allocates more than $1.6 million for local nonprofitsThe Grand Forks City Council voted 6-1 on Monday to place more than $1.6 million in the pockets of local nonprofits and groups working to better the community.Fire at Grand Forks Somali restaurant after apparent Nazi symbol vandalism[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2189180","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]An early morning fire heavily damaged Juba Coffee House, a popular Somali restaurant on South Washington Street. The fire was the second incident at the business in the past few days. An apparent hate crime occurred overnight Thursday, when someone painted graffiti on the building - an SS, in the style of an old Nazi Germany symbol, and “go home.”Intersection redesign draws ire from residentsNDDOT is proposing to build North Dakota's first J-turn intersection at Highway 2 and N.D. Highway 18. The meeting is at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Good Friends Bar and Grill, Larimore.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2189182","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]WORLD JUNIORS: UND's Nick Schmaltz, Brock Boeser eye World JuniorsNick Schmaltz and Brock Boeser have teamed together to form one of UND's most explosive lines in recent history. Now, they may have a chance to show the rest of the world their magic. Grafton man accused of abusing boys may not be fit to stand trial A defense attorney asked Monday that a Grafton man accused of sexually abusing two young boys be evaluated to see if he is fit to stand trial.
Remodeling activities cause fire that destroys Crookston homeA Minnesota deputy state fire marshal determined a fire that destroyed a house in southeast Crookston early Monday morning was caused accidentally by remodeling activities.Grand Forks City Council allocates more than $1.6 million for local nonprofitsThe Grand Forks City Council voted 6-1 on Monday to place more than $1.6 million in the pockets of local nonprofits and groups working to better the community.

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