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American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area

CASS LAKE-For the past six years, I have been on the hunt for the northwoods butterflies. The fun of the hunt is that you just don't know what to expect each year. I am happy that I have managed to find 88 of the 90 species I believe do exist here in Beltrami and Cass counties . With that said, the

BEMIDJI PIONEER - 2017-09-21 19:38:31

VCSU tops in public regional colleges

Valley City State University received its fifth No. 1 ranking as the top public regional college in the Midwest, according to U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2018" edition, released Sept. 12. VCSU tied the University of Minnesota Crookston for the top position in the 2018 rankings. The M

JAMESTOWN SUN - 2017-09-19 11:55:36

City commission meeting goes long, passions rise

It was a packed house for much of Monday evening's 3-hour long meeting as city commissioners held public hearings on single-stream recycling, changing truck routes and the 2018 city budget, and discussed other hot-button issues. Gary Zuroff, director of public works, told the commission that Jamesto

THE DICKINSON PRESS - 2017-09-19 21:04:41

Man accused of smuggling herbal stimulant khat into Grand Forks

A Grand Forks man is facing felony charges after authorities say he has been receiving bulk shipments of an herbal stimulant common in East Africa and the Middle East but illegal under U.S. and state law. Abdusalam Taha Mohamed, 37, has been charged with one count of possession of a schedule four s

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-20 21:33:35

Scammers claiming to be with law enforcement in Grand Forks area

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (Valley News Live) Scammers claiming to be with local law enforcement have been popping up around the area, and now the swindlers are turning their focus on the Grand Forks area. The Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office issued a release Wednesday, warning people about calls from a m

VALLEYNEWSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 21:54:00

Little Big Town coming to Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS - The popular country music band Little Big Town will perform March 17 at Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, according to a news release from the venue. The stop is part of the band's The Breaking Tour, which begins in February in Oklahoma City. Founded in 1998, Little Big Town rose t

THE DICKINSON PRESS - 2017-09-20 21:35:00

Dorothy (Mrs. Orville) Fore, 92

Dorothy (Mrs. Orville) Fore, of East Grand Forks, MN, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at Edgewood Vista in East Grand Forks, MN. Dorothy was born on March 31, 1925, in East Grand Forks, MN, the daughter of the late Richard and Ophelia (Marks) Krueger. She grew up in East Grand Forks, MN,

NORTHERN LIGHT - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Krump, Schiltz crowned 2017 Homecoming King, Queen

Hankinson High School crowned its Homecoming King and Queen Friday, Sept. 15. King is Ben Krump and the Queen is Megan Schiltz. Other Homecoming royalty are Shelbi Keller, Shayli Kratcha, Josianna Krump, Mason Falk, Race Kath and Devan Round. Homecoming culminated Friday with the home football game

DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 15:00:00

Seven months after ND farm giant McM filed for bankruptcy, its president files personal bankruptcy

FARGO, N.D. - Former large-scale farmer Ron McMartin Jr., of St. Thomas, N.D., has now filed personal bankruptcy in addition to his McM Inc. corporate bankruptcy, which was filed in February. McMartin filed a petition for Chapter 7 liquidation in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Fargo on Sept. 11. The three

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-21 20:53:29

Marilyn Hagerty: Signs of fall are everywhere

Leaves are floating down. Wasps are making their last rounds. And the calendar says this is the first day of autumn. UND sports fans are meeting at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Alerus Center in anticipation of football Saturday-Military Appreciation Day. Fans are hoping the home team will make right wha

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-21 16:33:02

Justice Jon Jensen installed in ceremony

Buy Now North Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald W. VandeWalle administers the oath to Justice Jon J. Jensen as Gov. Doug Burgum and Supreme Court justices look on Wednesday in the House of Representatives chamber at the State Capitol in Bismarck. Submitted A formal investiture ceremony was c

BISMARCK TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 22:15:00

East Grand Forks shows its support at WDAYHonor Flight Benefit

It was a packed house at the Eagles Club on Friday night as people came to the WDAYHonor Flight Benefit for food, fun, and prizes! The benefit was organized by Don and Betty Roberts, and they had plenty of ways for people to participate and give to the Honor Flight program. The highlight of the even

NORTHERN LIGHT - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Construction on LaGrave on First, new homeless housing, to start in days

Terry Hanson, head of the Grand Forks Housing Authority, says work on a new four-story housing project will begin in a matter of days-bringing the services and safe space that might have saved Donald James Campbell before it was too late. Campbell, 31, froze to death on the Greenway last winter, aft

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-20 22:47:21

Win tickets to WWE Live at the Alerus Center

Submit your name, phone number and email address to sales@wday.com for a chance to be one of eight lucky winners! WWE Live will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 29th at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. The evening will feature: Submit your name, phone number and email address to sales@wday.com for

WDAZ - 2017-09-20 16:34:13

Out and about: Greenway Takeover revs up on Thursday

The first Greenway Takeover Festival opens at 5 p.m. Thursday just north of the Sorlie Memorial Bridge in downtown Grand Forks. Several musical groups will take the stage before the Minnesota-based, headlining rock band, "Gear Daddies," gear up at 8 p.m. Almost a dozen food trucks and about 50 vendo

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-20 20:24:13

Letter: Herald, be careful what you wish for

Regarding the Herald's Sept. 16 editorial ("How about North Dakota, Amazon?"): Be careful what you wish for. My family moved to Grand Forks in August. We noticed immediately just how happy everyone seems to be. I can't help but think the happiness of these people is a result of being content in the

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-20 14:59:59

'Healing' event to honor LaFontaine-Greywind

FARGO - The Fargo-Moorhead Native American Center, with support of the city of Fargo's Native American Commission, will be hosting a "Gathering for Healing," in memory of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21, in Island Park. The ceremony will be led by J. R. Fox of the Spirit

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-20 02:43:44

Supreme Court halts discussion on judicial realignment

BISMARCK-- The North Dakota Supreme Court has decided to end a discussion on whether to reorganize the state's judicial districts by moving Walsh County into the same district as Grand Forks. The move was first brought up on July 24, when the high court voted to fill a vacancy in the state's Northe

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-20 00:45:14

Not going away: Red River Valley companies still have stake in Bakken business

There was a time when 38 percent of JLG's Architects' work came out of Williston, CEO and President Lonnie Laffen said. The Grand Forks business was so busy that it had to buy a company plane, which was cheaper and more efficient than driving every day from Minot, the closest city that had available

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-19 22:50:34

Assault case against Libertarian Roland Riemers suspended

Prosecutors have suspended a case accusing a Grand Forks politician of assaulting his wife. Roland Clifford Riemers, 74, was charged in late April in Grand Forks District Court with simple assault, a Class B misdemeanor, but last week Assistant State's Attorney Ryan Bialas filed a motion to suspend

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-19 20:55:53