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UND student shuttle could be absorbed by Grand Forks bus service

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 19:47
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GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota operates a fleet of buses to help students get around campus, but the shuttle's days as a separate service from city transit...

Demands for diversity delay appointments to University of Minnesota Board of Regents

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 19:19
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ST. PAUL — State lawmakers have yet to come together to appoint four new members to the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents.

They have until the last day of...

Mock draft: Will Vikings take an offensive lineman with NFL’s 18th pick?

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:58
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Former Minnesota quarterback Tommy Kramer once was sacked 39 times in a season, one less than Kirk Cousins last year. He doesn’t hold back when asked if the Vikings should...

Suspect in custody following bomb threat at Bismarck bank

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:51
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BISMARCK — A man is in custody after walking into a Bismarck bank Wednesday, April 23, demanding money from an employee and stating he had an explosive device, ...

Marijuana decriminalization backer disappointed by North Dakota House-Senate compromise

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:39
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BISMARCK — A backer of marijuana decriminalization efforts in the North Dakota Legislature said she was disappointed by an amended bill that advanced Wednesday, April 24.

GF golfers dominate own invite

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:38
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Maybe the low scores were the result of home-course advantage. Maybe it's just that Grand Forks golfers are that good.

For whatever the reason, Grand Forks Red River and Central...

Governor ‘in awe’ of UMD hockey championships

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:38
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ST. PAUL — Tim Walz was more of a fan than Minnesota’s governor.

“I certainly am in awe of what you have done,” Walz told coach Scott Sandelin and athletic...

7-year-old takes stand in sex-crime trial

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:38
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As the 7-year-old girl walked toward the front of a Grand Forks County District Courtroom Wednesday afternoon, she wasn't alone.

As Judge John Thelen asked her questions, the girl—clutching a...

McFeely: Hope springs eternal during annual walleye run

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:29
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Detroit Lakes, Minn.

If you're a walleye fisherman, it never gets old. Seeing all those walleyes, the chunky females and scrawny males, contained in nets in the waters of Lake...

Mike Zimmer’s edict to run more looms over Vikings’ draft strategy

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:21
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EAGAN, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has had plenty of say in previous drafts on the selection of defensive players. When it comes to his input on offense,...

UND volleyball coach Mark Pryor steps down

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 17:13
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UND volleyball coach Mark Pryor resigned Wednesday.

Pryor's resignation is effective June 15, 2019. A UND release said he plans to pursue another opportunity back in his home state of...

Larson will reunite with Sandelin ... for World Junior Championships

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 16:16
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ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- Add one more time that Scott Sandelin and Brett Larson will be working together.

Sandelin was named head coach for Team USA that will compete in...

The state of EGF: Gander highlights need for state dollars, infrastructure plan and new bridge

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 16:02
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East Grand Forks Mayor Steve Gander shared his vision for improving the quality of life for city residents Wednesday during his third State of the City address.

Gander outlined three...

Date set for UND football to host NDSU for first time since 2003

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 16:01
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The date has been set for the first UND-North Dakota State football game in the Alerus Center since 2003.

The Fighting Hawks will host the Bison Oct. 2, 2021.

The...

Lynx welcome former rival Odyssey Sims into the fold

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 15:34
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MINNEAPOLIS -- While she was a late arrival to the drama, Odyssey Sims carved out her own chapter in the now-famed Lynx-Sparks rivalry that helped put the WNBA on the...

2 held as Wisconsin man's body found in cabin in east-central Minnesota

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 15:31
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SANDSTONE, Minn. - Authorities are investigating after a man's body was found in a "remote" cabin near Sandstone in east-central Minnesota.

The body of 36-year-old Christopher A. Etchison was discovered...

Six Grand Forks public schools may earn national recognition for historical significance

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 15:15
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The Grand Forks Historic Preservation Commission is submitting a nomination to add six Grand Forks public schools to the National Register of Historic Places.

The schools — five elementary and...

Measles cases break record since disease was eliminated in United States in 2000

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 15:11
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Measles cases in the United States have now exceeded the highest number on record in a single year since the disease was eliminated in 2000.

Nationwide, at least 673 cases...

On The Clock: Who the Vikings could be picking when the NFL Draft begins Thursday

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 15:03
prairiebusinessmagazine.comNASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The 2019 NFL Draft begins Thursday, April 25, with teams looking to pick players to fill needs and bolster their rosters. This year marks the first time...

Inside the NCAA Frozen Four, Part 2: The Present

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 14:47
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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- In the hour or so before Boston University met Providence for the 2015 NCAA Frozen Four title game, the ticket re-sellers were having a heyday on the...

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