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Siblings help each other through Grand Forks flood, Canada wildfire [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557933","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Curtis J. Phillips couldn't ...

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Siblings help each other through Grand Forks flood, Canada wildfire
Curtis J. Phillips couldn’t figure out why the women he saw in Wal-Mart were donating carts full of merchandise to the community of Fort McMurray, Alta. Having fled the town as an evacuee days before in the wake of a massive fire, Phillips asked if they were part of a charity group or perhaps knew someone from the area, but the women said they were simply trying to help. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Grand Forks man sentenced to more than 7 years in prison in burglary case A Grand Forks man was sentenced Wednesday in Polk County District Court to 95 months in prison for stealing a pistol from a Rhinehart Township garage. Douglas John Ziegelmann, 26, was charged with first-degree burglary, felony theft and second-degree burglary dwelling in 2014. 2 die after pickup hits trailer, construction equipment lands on vehicle Two Saskatchewan residents were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Mentor after construction equipment landed on top of a pickup that hit a trailer, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies responded around 3:45 p.m. to Polk County Roads 49 and 12, where the crash occurred. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557961","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND hockey fan 'Beer Grandma' meets national title trophy Beth Delano, the famed “Beer Grandma” and season-ticket holder to University of North Dakota hockey games, became a hit when a camera panning the crowd happened to stumble across her as she was drinking a beer. The crowd erupted and went wild every time they showed her. Delano lives in Northwood, N.D., and the national title trophy made a trip to the Blue Line Bar and Grill in Hatton, N.D., on Tuesday night. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557963","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Former pastor sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for sexual contact with children A former pastor in northwestern Minnesota was sentenced Wednesday to 33 years and 10 months in prison for having sexual contact with children. The Rev. Scott Morey, Shevlin, Minn., was charged in 2014 with eight first-degree, three second-degree and three fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct charges. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557964","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND researchers get $10.7 million to study HIV, Lyme disease, other infections Several UND professors and researchers with wide-ranging areas of study and expertise are collaborating to learn more about disease and how cells respond to it. A group of five professors were recently awarded a $10.7 million Center for Excellence in Host-Pathogen Interactions grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Art and atoms: UND, Red River High School team up for scientific art show UND and Red River High School have joined forces to show just how easily science and art can fuse together. Nuri Oncel, an associate professor of physics and astrophysics at UND, noticed while using a scanning tunneling microscope that the atoms and molecules he was viewing looked “very nice.” [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557962","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]VIDEO: Beaver waddles through mall parking lot in Grand Forks A beaver was spotted wandering the Columbia Mall parking lot Tuesday morning in Grand Forks. Reader Sarah Barnard of Grand Forks caught a picture and a brief video of the animal waddling through a puddle in the JC Penney parking lot, she said. The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day.  Miss something? Catch up here: Wednesday: Storm cleanup; college hockey; sentence for killing UND student; deputy accused of shooting cabin; parklets Tuesday: Storm damage, cleanup; UND police car theft; bomb threat; falcon hatches; NDUS security problem Monday: Storm damage in Grand Forks; UND hockey honored; TV station denounced; Tigirlily accident; UND police car stolen Previous days Siblings help each other through Grand Forks flood, Canada wildfire [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557933","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Curtis J. Phillips couldn’t figure out why the women he saw in Wal-Mart were donating carts full of merchandise to the community of Fort McMurray, Alta. Having fled the town as an evacuee days before in the wake of a massive fire, Phillips asked if they were part of a charity group or perhaps knew someone from the area, but the women said they were simply trying to help.
Grand Forks man sentenced to more than 7 years in prison in burglary case A Grand Forks man was sentenced Wednesday in Polk County District Court to 95 months in prison for stealing a pistol from a Rhinehart Township garage. Douglas John Ziegelmann, 26, was charged with first-degree burglary, felony theft and second-degree burglary dwelling in 2014. 2 die after pickup hits trailer, construction equipment lands on vehicle Two Saskatchewan residents were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Mentor after construction equipment landed on top of a pickup that hit a trailer, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies responded around 3:45 p.m. to Polk County Roads 49 and 12, where the crash occurred. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557961","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND hockey fan 'Beer Grandma' meets national title trophy Beth Delano, the famed “Beer Grandma” and season-ticket holder to University of North Dakota hockey games, became a hit when a camera panning the crowd happened to stumble across her as she was drinking a beer. The crowd erupted and went wild every time they showed her. Delano lives in Northwood, N.D., and the national title trophy made a trip to the Blue Line Bar and Grill in Hatton, N.D., on Tuesday night. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557963","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Former pastor sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for sexual contact with children A former pastor in northwestern Minnesota was sentenced Wednesday to 33 years and 10 months in prison for having sexual contact with children. The Rev. Scott Morey, Shevlin, Minn., was charged in 2014 with eight first-degree, three second-degree and three fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct charges. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557964","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND researchers get $10.7 million to study HIV, Lyme disease, other infections Several UND professors and researchers with wide-ranging areas of study and expertise are collaborating to learn more about disease and how cells respond to it. A group of five professors were recently awarded a $10.7 million Center for Excellence in Host-Pathogen Interactions grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Art and atoms: UND, Red River High School team up for scientific art show UND and Red River High School have joined forces to show just how easily science and art can fuse together. Nuri Oncel, an associate professor of physics and astrophysics at UND, noticed while using a scanning tunneling microscope that the atoms and molecules he was viewing looked “very nice.” [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557962","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]VIDEO: Beaver waddles through mall parking lot in Grand Forks A beaver was spotted wandering the Columbia Mall parking lot Tuesday morning in Grand Forks. Reader Sarah Barnard of Grand Forks caught a picture and a brief video of the animal waddling through a puddle in the JC Penney parking lot, she said. The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day.  Miss something? Catch up here: Wednesday: Storm cleanup; college hockey; sentence for killing UND student; deputy accused of shooting cabin; parklets Tuesday: Storm damage, cleanup; UND police car theft; bomb threat; falcon hatches; NDUS security problem Monday: Storm damage in Grand Forks; UND hockey honored; TV station denounced; Tigirlily accident; UND police car stolen Previous days Siblings help each other through Grand Forks flood, Canada wildfire [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557933","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Curtis J. Phillips couldn’t figure out why the women he saw in Wal-Mart were donating carts full of merchandise to the community of Fort McMurray, Alta. Having fled the town as an evacuee days before in the wake of a massive fire, Phillips asked if they were part of a charity group or perhaps knew someone from the area, but the women said they were simply trying to help. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Grand Forks man sentenced to more than 7 years in prison in burglary case A Grand Forks man was sentenced Wednesday in Polk County District Court to 95 months in prison for stealing a pistol from a Rhinehart Township garage. Douglas John Ziegelmann, 26, was charged with first-degree burglary, felony theft and second-degree burglary dwelling in 2014. 2 die after pickup hits trailer, construction equipment lands on vehicle Two Saskatchewan residents were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Mentor after construction equipment landed on top of a pickup that hit a trailer, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies responded around 3:45 p.m. to Polk County Roads 49 and 12, where the crash occurred.
UND hockey fan 'Beer Grandma' meets national title trophy Beth Delano, the famed “Beer Grandma” and season-ticket holder to University of North Dakota hockey games, became a hit when a camera panning the crowd happened to stumble across her as she was drinking a beer. The crowd erupted and went wild every time they showed her. Delano lives in Northwood, N.D., and the national title trophy made a trip to the Blue Line Bar and Grill in Hatton, N.D., on Tuesday night. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557963","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Former pastor sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for sexual contact with children A former pastor in northwestern Minnesota was sentenced Wednesday to 33 years and 10 months in prison for having sexual contact with children. The Rev. Scott Morey, Shevlin, Minn., was charged in 2014 with eight first-degree, three second-degree and three fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct charges. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557964","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND researchers get $10.7 million to study HIV, Lyme disease, other infections Several UND professors and researchers with wide-ranging areas of study and expertise are collaborating to learn more about disease and how cells respond to it. A group of five professors were recently awarded a $10.7 million Center for Excellence in Host-Pathogen Interactions grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Art and atoms: UND, Red River High School team up for scientific art show UND and Red River High School have joined forces to show just how easily science and art can fuse together. Nuri Oncel, an associate professor of physics and astrophysics at UND, noticed while using a scanning tunneling microscope that the atoms and molecules he was viewing looked “very nice.” [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557962","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]VIDEO: Beaver waddles through mall parking lot in Grand Forks A beaver was spotted wandering the Columbia Mall parking lot Tuesday morning in Grand Forks. Reader Sarah Barnard of Grand Forks caught a picture and a brief video of the animal waddling through a puddle in the JC Penney parking lot, she said. The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day.  Miss something? Catch up here: Wednesday: Storm cleanup; college hockey; sentence for killing UND student; deputy accused of shooting cabin; parklets Tuesday: Storm damage, cleanup; UND police car theft; bomb threat; falcon hatches; NDUS security problem Monday: Storm damage in Grand Forks; UND hockey honored; TV station denounced; Tigirlily accident; UND police car stolen Previous days Siblings help each other through Grand Forks flood, Canada wildfire [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557933","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Curtis J. Phillips couldn’t figure out why the women he saw in Wal-Mart were donating carts full of merchandise to the community of Fort McMurray, Alta. Having fled the town as an evacuee days before in the wake of a massive fire, Phillips asked if they were part of a charity group or perhaps knew someone from the area, but the women said they were simply trying to help. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Grand Forks man sentenced to more than 7 years in prison in burglary case A Grand Forks man was sentenced Wednesday in Polk County District Court to 95 months in prison for stealing a pistol from a Rhinehart Township garage. Douglas John Ziegelmann, 26, was charged with first-degree burglary, felony theft and second-degree burglary dwelling in 2014. 2 die after pickup hits trailer, construction equipment lands on vehicle Two Saskatchewan residents were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Mentor after construction equipment landed on top of a pickup that hit a trailer, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies responded around 3:45 p.m. to Polk County Roads 49 and 12, where the crash occurred. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557961","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND hockey fan 'Beer Grandma' meets national title trophy Beth Delano, the famed “Beer Grandma” and season-ticket holder to University of North Dakota hockey games, became a hit when a camera panning the crowd happened to stumble across her as she was drinking a beer. The crowd erupted and went wild every time they showed her. Delano lives in Northwood, N.D., and the national title trophy made a trip to the Blue Line Bar and Grill in Hatton, N.D., on Tuesday night.
Former pastor sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for sexual contact with children A former pastor in northwestern Minnesota was sentenced Wednesday to 33 years and 10 months in prison for having sexual contact with children. The Rev. Scott Morey, Shevlin, Minn., was charged in 2014 with eight first-degree, three second-degree and three fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct charges. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557964","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND researchers get $10.7 million to study HIV, Lyme disease, other infections Several UND professors and researchers with wide-ranging areas of study and expertise are collaborating to learn more about disease and how cells respond to it. A group of five professors were recently awarded a $10.7 million Center for Excellence in Host-Pathogen Interactions grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Art and atoms: UND, Red River High School team up for scientific art show UND and Red River High School have joined forces to show just how easily science and art can fuse together. Nuri Oncel, an associate professor of physics and astrophysics at UND, noticed while using a scanning tunneling microscope that the atoms and molecules he was viewing looked “very nice.” [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557962","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]VIDEO: Beaver waddles through mall parking lot in Grand Forks A beaver was spotted wandering the Columbia Mall parking lot Tuesday morning in Grand Forks. Reader Sarah Barnard of Grand Forks caught a picture and a brief video of the animal waddling through a puddle in the JC Penney parking lot, she said. The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day.  Miss something? Catch up here: Wednesday: Storm cleanup; college hockey; sentence for killing UND student; deputy accused of shooting cabin; parklets Tuesday: Storm damage, cleanup; UND police car theft; bomb threat; falcon hatches; NDUS security problem Monday: Storm damage in Grand Forks; UND hockey honored; TV station denounced; Tigirlily accident; UND police car stolen Previous days Siblings help each other through Grand Forks flood, Canada wildfire [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557933","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Curtis J. Phillips couldn’t figure out why the women he saw in Wal-Mart were donating carts full of merchandise to the community of Fort McMurray, Alta. Having fled the town as an evacuee days before in the wake of a massive fire, Phillips asked if they were part of a charity group or perhaps knew someone from the area, but the women said they were simply trying to help. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Grand Forks man sentenced to more than 7 years in prison in burglary case A Grand Forks man was sentenced Wednesday in Polk County District Court to 95 months in prison for stealing a pistol from a Rhinehart Township garage. Douglas John Ziegelmann, 26, was charged with first-degree burglary, felony theft and second-degree burglary dwelling in 2014. 2 die after pickup hits trailer, construction equipment lands on vehicle Two Saskatchewan residents were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Mentor after construction equipment landed on top of a pickup that hit a trailer, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies responded around 3:45 p.m. to Polk County Roads 49 and 12, where the crash occurred. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557961","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND hockey fan 'Beer Grandma' meets national title trophy Beth Delano, the famed “Beer Grandma” and season-ticket holder to University of North Dakota hockey games, became a hit when a camera panning the crowd happened to stumble across her as she was drinking a beer. The crowd erupted and went wild every time they showed her. Delano lives in Northwood, N.D., and the national title trophy made a trip to the Blue Line Bar and Grill in Hatton, N.D., on Tuesday night. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557963","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Former pastor sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for sexual contact with children A former pastor in northwestern Minnesota was sentenced Wednesday to 33 years and 10 months in prison for having sexual contact with children. The Rev. Scott Morey, Shevlin, Minn., was charged in 2014 with eight first-degree, three second-degree and three fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct charges.
UND researchers get $10.7 million to study HIV, Lyme disease, other infections Several UND professors and researchers with wide-ranging areas of study and expertise are collaborating to learn more about disease and how cells respond to it. A group of five professors were recently awarded a $10.7 million Center for Excellence in Host-Pathogen Interactions grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Art and atoms: UND, Red River High School team up for scientific art show UND and Red River High School have joined forces to show just how easily science and art can fuse together. Nuri Oncel, an associate professor of physics and astrophysics at UND, noticed while using a scanning tunneling microscope that the atoms and molecules he was viewing looked “very nice.” [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557962","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]VIDEO: Beaver waddles through mall parking lot in Grand Forks A beaver was spotted wandering the Columbia Mall parking lot Tuesday morning in Grand Forks. Reader Sarah Barnard of Grand Forks caught a picture and a brief video of the animal waddling through a puddle in the JC Penney parking lot, she said. The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day.  Miss something? Catch up here: Wednesday: Storm cleanup; college hockey; sentence for killing UND student; deputy accused of shooting cabin; parklets Tuesday: Storm damage, cleanup; UND police car theft; bomb threat; falcon hatches; NDUS security problem Monday: Storm damage in Grand Forks; UND hockey honored; TV station denounced; Tigirlily accident; UND police car stolen Previous days Siblings help each other through Grand Forks flood, Canada wildfire [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557933","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Curtis J. Phillips couldn’t figure out why the women he saw in Wal-Mart were donating carts full of merchandise to the community of Fort McMurray, Alta. Having fled the town as an evacuee days before in the wake of a massive fire, Phillips asked if they were part of a charity group or perhaps knew someone from the area, but the women said they were simply trying to help. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Grand Forks man sentenced to more than 7 years in prison in burglary case A Grand Forks man was sentenced Wednesday in Polk County District Court to 95 months in prison for stealing a pistol from a Rhinehart Township garage. Douglas John Ziegelmann, 26, was charged with first-degree burglary, felony theft and second-degree burglary dwelling in 2014. 2 die after pickup hits trailer, construction equipment lands on vehicle Two Saskatchewan residents were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Mentor after construction equipment landed on top of a pickup that hit a trailer, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies responded around 3:45 p.m. to Polk County Roads 49 and 12, where the crash occurred. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557961","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND hockey fan 'Beer Grandma' meets national title trophy Beth Delano, the famed “Beer Grandma” and season-ticket holder to University of North Dakota hockey games, became a hit when a camera panning the crowd happened to stumble across her as she was drinking a beer. The crowd erupted and went wild every time they showed her. Delano lives in Northwood, N.D., and the national title trophy made a trip to the Blue Line Bar and Grill in Hatton, N.D., on Tuesday night. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557963","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Former pastor sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for sexual contact with children A former pastor in northwestern Minnesota was sentenced Wednesday to 33 years and 10 months in prison for having sexual contact with children. The Rev. Scott Morey, Shevlin, Minn., was charged in 2014 with eight first-degree, three second-degree and three fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct charges. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557964","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND researchers get $10.7 million to study HIV, Lyme disease, other infections Several UND professors and researchers with wide-ranging areas of study and expertise are collaborating to learn more about disease and how cells respond to it. A group of five professors were recently awarded a $10.7 million Center for Excellence in Host-Pathogen Interactions grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Art and atoms: UND, Red River High School team up for scientific art show UND and Red River High School have joined forces to show just how easily science and art can fuse together. Nuri Oncel, an associate professor of physics and astrophysics at UND, noticed while using a scanning tunneling microscope that the atoms and molecules he was viewing looked “very nice.” [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557962","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]VIDEO: Beaver waddles through mall parking lot in Grand Forks A beaver was spotted wandering the Columbia Mall parking lot Tuesday morning in Grand Forks. Reader Sarah Barnard of Grand Forks caught a picture and a brief video of the animal waddling through a puddle in the JC Penney parking lot, she said. The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day.  Miss something? Catch up here: Wednesday: Storm cleanup; college hockey; sentence for killing UND student; deputy accused of shooting cabin; parklets Tuesday: Storm damage, cleanup; UND police car theft; bomb threat; falcon hatches; NDUS security problem Monday: Storm damage in Grand Forks; UND hockey honored; TV station denounced; Tigirlily accident; UND police car stolen Previous days Siblings help each other through Grand Forks flood, Canada wildfire [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557933","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Curtis J. Phillips couldn’t figure out why the women he saw in Wal-Mart were donating carts full of merchandise to the community of Fort McMurray, Alta. Having fled the town as an evacuee days before in the wake of a massive fire, Phillips asked if they were part of a charity group or perhaps knew someone from the area, but the women said they were simply trying to help. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Grand Forks man sentenced to more than 7 years in prison in burglary case A Grand Forks man was sentenced Wednesday in Polk County District Court to 95 months in prison for stealing a pistol from a Rhinehart Township garage. Douglas John Ziegelmann, 26, was charged with first-degree burglary, felony theft and second-degree burglary dwelling in 2014. 2 die after pickup hits trailer, construction equipment lands on vehicle Two Saskatchewan residents were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Mentor after construction equipment landed on top of a pickup that hit a trailer, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies responded around 3:45 p.m. to Polk County Roads 49 and 12, where the crash occurred. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557961","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND hockey fan 'Beer Grandma' meets national title trophy Beth Delano, the famed “Beer Grandma” and season-ticket holder to University of North Dakota hockey games, became a hit when a camera panning the crowd happened to stumble across her as she was drinking a beer. The crowd erupted and went wild every time they showed her. Delano lives in Northwood, N.D., and the national title trophy made a trip to the Blue Line Bar and Grill in Hatton, N.D., on Tuesday night. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557963","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Former pastor sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for sexual contact with children A former pastor in northwestern Minnesota was sentenced Wednesday to 33 years and 10 months in prison for having sexual contact with children. The Rev. Scott Morey, Shevlin, Minn., was charged in 2014 with eight first-degree, three second-degree and three fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct charges. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557964","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND researchers get $10.7 million to study HIV, Lyme disease, other infections Several UND professors and researchers with wide-ranging areas of study and expertise are collaborating to learn more about disease and how cells respond to it. A group of five professors were recently awarded a $10.7 million Center for Excellence in Host-Pathogen Interactions grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Art and atoms: UND, Red River High School team up for scientific art show UND and Red River High School have joined forces to show just how easily science and art can fuse together. Nuri Oncel, an associate professor of physics and astrophysics at UND, noticed while using a scanning tunneling microscope that the atoms and molecules he was viewing looked “very nice.”
VIDEO: Beaver waddles through mall parking lot in Grand Forks A beaver was spotted wandering the Columbia Mall parking lot Tuesday morning in Grand Forks. Reader Sarah Barnard of Grand Forks caught a picture and a brief video of the animal waddling through a puddle in the JC Penney parking lot, she said. The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day.  Miss something? Catch up here: Wednesday: Storm cleanup; college hockey; sentence for killing UND student; deputy accused of shooting cabin; parklets Tuesday: Storm damage, cleanup; UND police car theft; bomb threat; falcon hatches; NDUS security problem Monday: Storm damage in Grand Forks; UND hockey honored; TV station denounced; Tigirlily accident; UND police car stolen Previous days Siblings help each other through Grand Forks flood, Canada wildfire
Curtis J. Phillips couldn’t figure out why the women he saw in Wal-Mart were donating carts full of merchandise to the community of Fort McMurray, Alta.Having fled the town as an evacuee days before in the wake of a massive fire, Phillips asked if they were part of a charity group or perhaps knew someone from the area, but the women said they were simply trying to help.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Grand Forks man sentenced to more than 7 years in prison in burglary caseA Grand Forks man was sentenced Wednesday in Polk County District Court to 95 months in prison for stealing a pistol from a Rhinehart Township garage.Douglas John Ziegelmann, 26, was charged with first-degree burglary, felony theft and second-degree burglary dwelling in 2014.2 die after pickup hits trailer, construction equipment lands on vehicleTwo Saskatchewan residents were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Mentor after construction equipment landed on top of a pickup that hit a trailer, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said.Deputies responded around 3:45 p.m. to Polk County Roads 49 and 12, where the crash occurred.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557961","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND hockey fan 'Beer Grandma' meets national title trophyBeth Delano, the famed “Beer Grandma” and season-ticket holder to University of North Dakota hockey games, became a hit when a camera panning the crowd happened to stumble across her as she was drinking a beer.The crowd erupted and went wild every time they showed her. Delano lives in Northwood, N.D., and the national title trophy made a trip to the Blue Line Bar and Grill in Hatton, N.D., on Tuesday night.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557963","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Former pastor sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for sexual contact with childrenA former pastor in northwestern Minnesota was sentenced Wednesday to 33 years and 10 months in prison for having sexual contact with children.The Rev. Scott Morey, Shevlin, Minn., was charged in 2014 with eight first-degree, three second-degree and three fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct charges.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557964","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND researchers get $10.7 million to study HIV, Lyme disease, other infectionsSeveral UND professors and researchers with wide-ranging areas of study and expertise are collaborating to learn more about disease and how cells respond to it.A group of five professors were recently awarded a $10.7 million Center for Excellence in Host-Pathogen Interactions grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Art and atoms: UND, Red River High School team up for scientific art showUND and Red River High School have joined forces to show just how easily science and art can fuse together.Nuri Oncel, an associate professor of physics and astrophysics at UND, noticed while using a scanning tunneling microscope that the atoms and molecules he was viewing looked “very nice.”[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557962","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]VIDEO: Beaver waddles through mall parking lot in Grand ForksA beaver was spotted wandering the Columbia Mall parking lot Tuesday morning in Grand Forks.Reader Sarah Barnard of Grand Forks caught a picture and a brief video of the animal waddling through a puddle in the JC Penney parking lot, she said.The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day. Miss something? Catch up here:Wednesday: Storm cleanup; college hockey; sentence for killing UND student; deputy accused of shooting cabin; parkletsTuesday: Storm damage, cleanup; UND police car theft; bomb threat; falcon hatches; NDUS security problemMonday: Storm damage in Grand Forks; UND hockey honored; TV station denounced; Tigirlily accident; UND police car stolenPrevious daysSiblings help each other through Grand Forks flood, Canada wildfire[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557933","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Curtis J. Phillips couldn’t figure out why the women he saw in Wal-Mart were donating carts full of merchandise to the community of Fort McMurray, Alta.Having fled the town as an evacuee days before in the wake of a massive fire, Phillips asked if they were part of a charity group or perhaps knew someone from the area, but the women said they were simply trying to help.
Grand Forks man sentenced to more than 7 years in prison in burglary caseA Grand Forks man was sentenced Wednesday in Polk County District Court to 95 months in prison for stealing a pistol from a Rhinehart Township garage.Douglas John Ziegelmann, 26, was charged with first-degree burglary, felony theft and second-degree burglary dwelling in 2014.2 die after pickup hits trailer, construction equipment lands on vehicleTwo Saskatchewan residents were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Mentor after construction equipment landed on top of a pickup that hit a trailer, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said.Deputies responded around 3:45 p.m. to Polk County Roads 49 and 12, where the crash occurred.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557961","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND hockey fan 'Beer Grandma' meets national title trophyBeth Delano, the famed “Beer Grandma” and season-ticket holder to University of North Dakota hockey games, became a hit when a camera panning the crowd happened to stumble across her as she was drinking a beer.The crowd erupted and went wild every time they showed her. Delano lives in Northwood, N.D., and the national title trophy made a trip to the Blue Line Bar and Grill in Hatton, N.D., on Tuesday night.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557963","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Former pastor sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for sexual contact with childrenA former pastor in northwestern Minnesota was sentenced Wednesday to 33 years and 10 months in prison for having sexual contact with children.The Rev. Scott Morey, Shevlin, Minn., was charged in 2014 with eight first-degree, three second-degree and three fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct charges.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557964","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND researchers get $10.7 million to study HIV, Lyme disease, other infectionsSeveral UND professors and researchers with wide-ranging areas of study and expertise are collaborating to learn more about disease and how cells respond to it.A group of five professors were recently awarded a $10.7 million Center for Excellence in Host-Pathogen Interactions grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Art and atoms: UND, Red River High School team up for scientific art showUND and Red River High School have joined forces to show just how easily science and art can fuse together.Nuri Oncel, an associate professor of physics and astrophysics at UND, noticed while using a scanning tunneling microscope that the atoms and molecules he was viewing looked “very nice.”[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557962","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]VIDEO: Beaver waddles through mall parking lot in Grand ForksA beaver was spotted wandering the Columbia Mall parking lot Tuesday morning in Grand Forks.Reader Sarah Barnard of Grand Forks caught a picture and a brief video of the animal waddling through a puddle in the JC Penney parking lot, she said.The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day. Miss something? Catch up here:Wednesday: Storm cleanup; college hockey; sentence for killing UND student; deputy accused of shooting cabin; parkletsTuesday: Storm damage, cleanup; UND police car theft; bomb threat; falcon hatches; NDUS security problemMonday: Storm damage in Grand Forks; UND hockey honored; TV station denounced; Tigirlily accident; UND police car stolenPrevious daysSiblings help each other through Grand Forks flood, Canada wildfire[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557933","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Curtis J. Phillips couldn’t figure out why the women he saw in Wal-Mart were donating carts full of merchandise to the community of Fort McMurray, Alta.Having fled the town as an evacuee days before in the wake of a massive fire, Phillips asked if they were part of a charity group or perhaps knew someone from the area, but the women said they were simply trying to help.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Grand Forks man sentenced to more than 7 years in prison in burglary caseA Grand Forks man was sentenced Wednesday in Polk County District Court to 95 months in prison for stealing a pistol from a Rhinehart Township garage.Douglas John Ziegelmann, 26, was charged with first-degree burglary, felony theft and second-degree burglary dwelling in 2014.2 die after pickup hits trailer, construction equipment lands on vehicleTwo Saskatchewan residents were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Mentor after construction equipment landed on top of a pickup that hit a trailer, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said.Deputies responded around 3:45 p.m. to Polk County Roads 49 and 12, where the crash occurred.
UND hockey fan 'Beer Grandma' meets national title trophyBeth Delano, the famed “Beer Grandma” and season-ticket holder to University of North Dakota hockey games, became a hit when a camera panning the crowd happened to stumble across her as she was drinking a beer.The crowd erupted and went wild every time they showed her. Delano lives in Northwood, N.D., and the national title trophy made a trip to the Blue Line Bar and Grill in Hatton, N.D., on Tuesday night.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557963","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Former pastor sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for sexual contact with childrenA former pastor in northwestern Minnesota was sentenced Wednesday to 33 years and 10 months in prison for having sexual contact with children.The Rev. Scott Morey, Shevlin, Minn., was charged in 2014 with eight first-degree, three second-degree and three fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct charges.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557964","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND researchers get $10.7 million to study HIV, Lyme disease, other infectionsSeveral UND professors and researchers with wide-ranging areas of study and expertise are collaborating to learn more about disease and how cells respond to it.A group of five professors were recently awarded a $10.7 million Center for Excellence in Host-Pathogen Interactions grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Art and atoms: UND, Red River High School team up for scientific art showUND and Red River High School have joined forces to show just how easily science and art can fuse together.Nuri Oncel, an associate professor of physics and astrophysics at UND, noticed while using a scanning tunneling microscope that the atoms and molecules he was viewing looked “very nice.”[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557962","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]VIDEO: Beaver waddles through mall parking lot in Grand ForksA beaver was spotted wandering the Columbia Mall parking lot Tuesday morning in Grand Forks.Reader Sarah Barnard of Grand Forks caught a picture and a brief video of the animal waddling through a puddle in the JC Penney parking lot, she said.The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day. Miss something? Catch up here:Wednesday: Storm cleanup; college hockey; sentence for killing UND student; deputy accused of shooting cabin; parkletsTuesday: Storm damage, cleanup; UND police car theft; bomb threat; falcon hatches; NDUS security problemMonday: Storm damage in Grand Forks; UND hockey honored; TV station denounced; Tigirlily accident; UND police car stolenPrevious daysSiblings help each other through Grand Forks flood, Canada wildfire[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557933","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Curtis J. Phillips couldn’t figure out why the women he saw in Wal-Mart were donating carts full of merchandise to the community of Fort McMurray, Alta.Having fled the town as an evacuee days before in the wake of a massive fire, Phillips asked if they were part of a charity group or perhaps knew someone from the area, but the women said they were simply trying to help.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Grand Forks man sentenced to more than 7 years in prison in burglary caseA Grand Forks man was sentenced Wednesday in Polk County District Court to 95 months in prison for stealing a pistol from a Rhinehart Township garage.Douglas John Ziegelmann, 26, was charged with first-degree burglary, felony theft and second-degree burglary dwelling in 2014.2 die after pickup hits trailer, construction equipment lands on vehicleTwo Saskatchewan residents were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Mentor after construction equipment landed on top of a pickup that hit a trailer, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said.Deputies responded around 3:45 p.m. to Polk County Roads 49 and 12, where the crash occurred.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557961","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND hockey fan 'Beer Grandma' meets national title trophyBeth Delano, the famed “Beer Grandma” and season-ticket holder to University of North Dakota hockey games, became a hit when a camera panning the crowd happened to stumble across her as she was drinking a beer.The crowd erupted and went wild every time they showed her. Delano lives in Northwood, N.D., and the national title trophy made a trip to the Blue Line Bar and Grill in Hatton, N.D., on Tuesday night.
Former pastor sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for sexual contact with childrenA former pastor in northwestern Minnesota was sentenced Wednesday to 33 years and 10 months in prison for having sexual contact with children.The Rev. Scott Morey, Shevlin, Minn., was charged in 2014 with eight first-degree, three second-degree and three fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct charges.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557964","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND researchers get $10.7 million to study HIV, Lyme disease, other infectionsSeveral UND professors and researchers with wide-ranging areas of study and expertise are collaborating to learn more about disease and how cells respond to it.A group of five professors were recently awarded a $10.7 million Center for Excellence in Host-Pathogen Interactions grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Art and atoms: UND, Red River High School team up for scientific art showUND and Red River High School have joined forces to show just how easily science and art can fuse together.Nuri Oncel, an associate professor of physics and astrophysics at UND, noticed while using a scanning tunneling microscope that the atoms and molecules he was viewing looked “very nice.”[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557962","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]VIDEO: Beaver waddles through mall parking lot in Grand ForksA beaver was spotted wandering the Columbia Mall parking lot Tuesday morning in Grand Forks.Reader Sarah Barnard of Grand Forks caught a picture and a brief video of the animal waddling through a puddle in the JC Penney parking lot, she said.The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day. Miss something? Catch up here:Wednesday: Storm cleanup; college hockey; sentence for killing UND student; deputy accused of shooting cabin; parkletsTuesday: Storm damage, cleanup; UND police car theft; bomb threat; falcon hatches; NDUS security problemMonday: Storm damage in Grand Forks; UND hockey honored; TV station denounced; Tigirlily accident; UND police car stolenPrevious daysSiblings help each other through Grand Forks flood, Canada wildfire[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557933","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Curtis J. Phillips couldn’t figure out why the women he saw in Wal-Mart were donating carts full of merchandise to the community of Fort McMurray, Alta.Having fled the town as an evacuee days before in the wake of a massive fire, Phillips asked if they were part of a charity group or perhaps knew someone from the area, but the women said they were simply trying to help.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Grand Forks man sentenced to more than 7 years in prison in burglary caseA Grand Forks man was sentenced Wednesday in Polk County District Court to 95 months in prison for stealing a pistol from a Rhinehart Township garage.Douglas John Ziegelmann, 26, was charged with first-degree burglary, felony theft and second-degree burglary dwelling in 2014.2 die after pickup hits trailer, construction equipment lands on vehicleTwo Saskatchewan residents were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Mentor after construction equipment landed on top of a pickup that hit a trailer, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said.Deputies responded around 3:45 p.m. to Polk County Roads 49 and 12, where the crash occurred.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557961","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND hockey fan 'Beer Grandma' meets national title trophyBeth Delano, the famed “Beer Grandma” and season-ticket holder to University of North Dakota hockey games, became a hit when a camera panning the crowd happened to stumble across her as she was drinking a beer.The crowd erupted and went wild every time they showed her. Delano lives in Northwood, N.D., and the national title trophy made a trip to the Blue Line Bar and Grill in Hatton, N.D., on Tuesday night.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557963","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Former pastor sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for sexual contact with childrenA former pastor in northwestern Minnesota was sentenced Wednesday to 33 years and 10 months in prison for having sexual contact with children.The Rev. Scott Morey, Shevlin, Minn., was charged in 2014 with eight first-degree, three second-degree and three fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct charges.
UND researchers get $10.7 million to study HIV, Lyme disease, other infectionsSeveral UND professors and researchers with wide-ranging areas of study and expertise are collaborating to learn more about disease and how cells respond to it.A group of five professors were recently awarded a $10.7 million Center for Excellence in Host-Pathogen Interactions grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Art and atoms: UND, Red River High School team up for scientific art showUND and Red River High School have joined forces to show just how easily science and art can fuse together.Nuri Oncel, an associate professor of physics and astrophysics at UND, noticed while using a scanning tunneling microscope that the atoms and molecules he was viewing looked “very nice.”[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557962","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]VIDEO: Beaver waddles through mall parking lot in Grand ForksA beaver was spotted wandering the Columbia Mall parking lot Tuesday morning in Grand Forks.Reader Sarah Barnard of Grand Forks caught a picture and a brief video of the animal waddling through a puddle in the JC Penney parking lot, she said.The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day. Miss something? Catch up here:Wednesday: Storm cleanup; college hockey; sentence for killing UND student; deputy accused of shooting cabin; parkletsTuesday: Storm damage, cleanup; UND police car theft; bomb threat; falcon hatches; NDUS security problemMonday: Storm damage in Grand Forks; UND hockey honored; TV station denounced; Tigirlily accident; UND police car stolenPrevious daysSiblings help each other through Grand Forks flood, Canada wildfire[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557933","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Curtis J. Phillips couldn’t figure out why the women he saw in Wal-Mart were donating carts full of merchandise to the community of Fort McMurray, Alta.Having fled the town as an evacuee days before in the wake of a massive fire, Phillips asked if they were part of a charity group or perhaps knew someone from the area, but the women said they were simply trying to help.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Grand Forks man sentenced to more than 7 years in prison in burglary caseA Grand Forks man was sentenced Wednesday in Polk County District Court to 95 months in prison for stealing a pistol from a Rhinehart Township garage.Douglas John Ziegelmann, 26, was charged with first-degree burglary, felony theft and second-degree burglary dwelling in 2014.2 die after pickup hits trailer, construction equipment lands on vehicleTwo Saskatchewan residents were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Mentor after construction equipment landed on top of a pickup that hit a trailer, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said.Deputies responded around 3:45 p.m. to Polk County Roads 49 and 12, where the crash occurred.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557961","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND hockey fan 'Beer Grandma' meets national title trophyBeth Delano, the famed “Beer Grandma” and season-ticket holder to University of North Dakota hockey games, became a hit when a camera panning the crowd happened to stumble across her as she was drinking a beer.The crowd erupted and went wild every time they showed her. Delano lives in Northwood, N.D., and the national title trophy made a trip to the Blue Line Bar and Grill in Hatton, N.D., on Tuesday night.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557963","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Former pastor sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for sexual contact with childrenA former pastor in northwestern Minnesota was sentenced Wednesday to 33 years and 10 months in prison for having sexual contact with children.The Rev. Scott Morey, Shevlin, Minn., was charged in 2014 with eight first-degree, three second-degree and three fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct charges.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557964","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND researchers get $10.7 million to study HIV, Lyme disease, other infectionsSeveral UND professors and researchers with wide-ranging areas of study and expertise are collaborating to learn more about disease and how cells respond to it.A group of five professors were recently awarded a $10.7 million Center for Excellence in Host-Pathogen Interactions grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Art and atoms: UND, Red River High School team up for scientific art showUND and Red River High School have joined forces to show just how easily science and art can fuse together.Nuri Oncel, an associate professor of physics and astrophysics at UND, noticed while using a scanning tunneling microscope that the atoms and molecules he was viewing looked “very nice.”[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557962","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]VIDEO: Beaver waddles through mall parking lot in Grand ForksA beaver was spotted wandering the Columbia Mall parking lot Tuesday morning in Grand Forks.Reader Sarah Barnard of Grand Forks caught a picture and a brief video of the animal waddling through a puddle in the JC Penney parking lot, she said.The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day. Miss something? Catch up here:Wednesday: Storm cleanup; college hockey; sentence for killing UND student; deputy accused of shooting cabin; parkletsTuesday: Storm damage, cleanup; UND police car theft; bomb threat; falcon hatches; NDUS security problemMonday: Storm damage in Grand Forks; UND hockey honored; TV station denounced; Tigirlily accident; UND police car stolenPrevious daysSiblings help each other through Grand Forks flood, Canada wildfire[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557933","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Curtis J. Phillips couldn’t figure out why the women he saw in Wal-Mart were donating carts full of merchandise to the community of Fort McMurray, Alta.Having fled the town as an evacuee days before in the wake of a massive fire, Phillips asked if they were part of a charity group or perhaps knew someone from the area, but the women said they were simply trying to help.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557960","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Grand Forks man sentenced to more than 7 years in prison in burglary caseA Grand Forks man was sentenced Wednesday in Polk County District Court to 95 months in prison for stealing a pistol from a Rhinehart Township garage.Douglas John Ziegelmann, 26, was charged with first-degree burglary, felony theft and second-degree burglary dwelling in 2014.2 die after pickup hits trailer, construction equipment lands on vehicleTwo Saskatchewan residents were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Mentor after construction equipment landed on top of a pickup that hit a trailer, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said.Deputies responded around 3:45 p.m. to Polk County Roads 49 and 12, where the crash occurred.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557961","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND hockey fan 'Beer Grandma' meets national title trophyBeth Delano, the famed “Beer Grandma” and season-ticket holder to University of North Dakota hockey games, became a hit when a camera panning the crowd happened to stumble across her as she was drinking a beer.The crowd erupted and went wild every time they showed her. Delano lives in Northwood, N.D., and the national title trophy made a trip to the Blue Line Bar and Grill in Hatton, N.D., on Tuesday night.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557963","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Former pastor sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for sexual contact with childrenA former pastor in northwestern Minnesota was sentenced Wednesday to 33 years and 10 months in prison for having sexual contact with children.The Rev. Scott Morey, Shevlin, Minn., was charged in 2014 with eight first-degree, three second-degree and three fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct charges.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557964","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]UND researchers get $10.7 million to study HIV, Lyme disease, other infectionsSeveral UND professors and researchers with wide-ranging areas of study and expertise are collaborating to learn more about disease and how cells respond to it.A group of five professors were recently awarded a $10.7 million Center for Excellence in Host-Pathogen Interactions grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2557966","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Art and atoms: UND, Red River High School team up for scientific art showUND and Red River High School have joined forces to show just how easily science and art can fuse together.Nuri Oncel, an associate professor of physics and astrophysics at UND, noticed while using a scanning tunneling microscope that the atoms and molecules he was viewing looked “very nice.”
VIDEO: Beaver waddles through mall parking lot in Grand ForksA beaver was spotted wandering the Columbia Mall parking lot Tuesday morning in Grand Forks.Reader Sarah Barnard of Grand Forks caught a picture and a brief video of the animal waddling through a puddle in the JC Penney parking lot, she said.The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day. Miss something? Catch up here:Wednesday: Storm cleanup; college hockey; sentence for killing UND student; deputy accused of shooting cabin; parkletsTuesday: Storm damage, cleanup; UND police car theft; bomb threat; falcon hatches; NDUS security problemMonday: Storm damage in Grand Forks; UND hockey honored; TV station denounced; Tigirlily accident; UND police car stolenPrevious days

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