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Grand Forks County's economy listed among nation's best-performing

Grand Forks County is the nation's 10th least economically stressed county, according to an Associated Press analysis.


Grand Forks parks selling fitness club

Grand Forks Park District commissioners are seeking bids for Center Court fitness club, which will close when the new wellness center opens in fall 2012.



Campbell Farms buys Ryan Potato Co.

Ryan Potato. Co. has been sold for the second time in the past year. Campbell Farms, a potato company based in Grafton, N.D., bought the East Grand Forks-based company last week from R.D. Offutt Co., according to the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association.

Red River Valley poised to get more state money for flooding

Flood fighters from around Minnesota say they are ready to launch new measures to prevent future floods as soon as waters recede this spring.

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  • AUDIO: Ron Harnack, Red River Watershed Management Board

Thompson woman nets $5,000 on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Danielle Odenbach of Thompson, N.D., was $5,050 richer after her TV game show “Wheel of Fortune” appearance, broadcast Wednesday night.


OUR OPINION: Graduated licenses’ restrictions are worth it

The question is not whether HB 1256 restricts freedom. The question is whether the benefits of the restrictions are worth the cost. And where graduated drivers licenses are concerned, the answer to that question is clear. It’s 'yes.'


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Featured Staff Blogs CAPITOL CHATTER
2008 amendment offers buffet of outdoors, arts funds
By Don Davis The moose population in northern Minnesota's forests is dwindling, but a tax that voters raised in 2008 could help save the giants. "All of us came together on this project, Minnesota Mo...
Could REA land 2016 U18s?
Bids to host the 2016 IIHF World Under-18 tournament are due July 31. They will be submitted to USA Hockey, which was awarded the event. Could Ralph Engelstad Arena be the host? Here's my story in t...
7/23/14 at 4:35 PM AG RIGHT
Crop spraying critical, controversial
The late and often-wet growing season has complicated crop spraying for many area farmers. Producers, and the professional applicators they hire, have struggled to find enough favorable weather to spr...
7/21/14 at 12:19 PM REEL TALK
INDIEWATCH: Shame looks cool in 'Mortified Nation'
Imagine reading the diary of your 12-year-old self in front of a packed audience. Thats what goes down in Mortified Nation, a documentary that follows regular people baring the deepest and darkest of...
What's hay bringing in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana?
  A A farmer east of Broadus, Mont., was getting the hay crop of his life, between cloudbursts in late June.   If you check out the July 21 issue of Agweek and the CropStop from southeast...
7/17/14 at 3:51 PM

Featured Area Voices BISON MEDIA BLOG
14 To Watch In 2014: #05 - Christian Dudzik
Join WDAY sports director Dom Izzo and The Forum's Jeff Kolpack as they preview 14 NDSU football players to watch as we head into the 2014-2015 season. document.wr...
Guessing Quiz Answers: Architectural History
Co-produced with Sister Column, The Bridgehunter's Chronicles A few months ago, the Flensburg Files and sister column the Bridgehunter's Chronicles produced a two-article ser...
7/25/14 at 7:58 AM THE DULLUM FILE
Tonight on WDAZ News @6....
7/25/14 at 6:55 AM PEACE GARDEN MAMA II
faith & family fridays: interior freedom in the summer
I'd never heard of Jacques Philippe until January, when my sweet friend from Canada sent me a book in the mail. "Here is a little book I've enjoyed of late and thought you might appreciate as well,...
7/25/14 at 12:01 AM IN THE BLACK
B1G1F Trollwood Tickets
Last night I went to the Trollwood Production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and really enjoyed it. It is at the Imagine Amphitheater in Moorhead, MN. The show continues July ...
7/24/14 at 7:21 PM


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