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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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The final rankings
UND is ranked No. 4 in the final USCHO poll this season (for whatever it's worth) and I decided to go and look up some past polls. Some of the findings were interesting. Only five teams have been ran...
4/17/14 at 5:42 PM NIE ROCKS!
6th Grade Students from Larimore, N.D.
Wednesday, April 16, the 6th grade students from Larimore, N.D. visited the Grand Forks Herald downtown office. They are pictured in the Herald community room. This same group visited the Grand For...
4/17/14 at 4:13 PM REEL TALK
INDIEWATCH: 'Now Is Good' not so great
Now Is Good starts like any rebellious teen movie a girl partying late with her bad-influence friend but unlike other films, this girl is dying of cancer. Before losing the battle to leukemia, Tess...
4/17/14 at 2:15 PM AG RIGHT
A little parody can go a long way
My knowledge of rap music is limited, to say the least. So I never heard of LMFAQ or it's hit, "I'm sexy and I'm know it." But I pay attention to what's happening in agriculture. So I heard about the...
4/17/14 at 11:52 AM CAPITOL CHATTER
Tired legislators take their holiday break with much done, much left
By Don Davis The looks on Minnesota legislators' faces before they began a holiday break told the story: They are tired. The 201 legislators put in long hours the past couple of weeks debating and in...
4/16/14 at 1:58 PM

Featured Area Voices HEALTH BEAT
What price for peace of mind?
The patient is eight years out from treatment for breast cancer and is doing well, but four times a year she insists on a blood test to check her inflammation levels. The test is pointless and has no...
4/18/14 at 10:54 AM BISON MEDIA BLOG
Moving On?
[View the story "Following From Afar?" on Storify]...
4/18/14 at 10:44 AM ASTRO BOB
Wow, that's a lot of sunspots! Aurora in the forecast April 19-20
I can't recall seeing the sun this peppered with sunspots in a long time. Through the scope this morning I counted nine separate groups. No single spot or group stood out as unusually large, but the...
4/18/14 at 9:34 AM THE NEW FORTY
I have not been un-friended, yet.
On the way to work today (yes, I am still alive, but the green gills remain), I heard some interesting statistics on the radio that I feel compelled to share. According to Facebook data, one in four F...
Bridgehunter's Chronicles Newsflyer 17 April, 2014
Bridgehunter's Chronicles back online after shutdown; Abandoned Iowa Railroad Bridge to be removed this year. The publication of the articles under sister column The Flensburg Files will only occur...
4/17/14 at 5:04 PM


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