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Pat Sweeney to join KNOX radio

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:17
Grand Forks Herald

Longtime Grand Forks broadcaster Pat Sweeney has been hired to the newsroom at KNOX radio.

"We're happy to have him, to find a guy that has that kind of media...

County Highway 19 to temporarily close

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:17
Grand Forks Herald

Polk County Highway 19 will be closed to traffic Monday and Tuesday for centerline culvert replacement. The road closure will occur at the intersection of County Highways 19 and 20,...

Diane Knauf to step down from Grand Forks County Commission

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:17
Grand Forks Herald

County Commissioner Diane Knauf announced her resignation at a Tuesday meeting of the County Board.

First elected in 2006, Knauf's last day in office will be July 31.

County officials...

Petitions submitted for recall of LaMoure County state's attorney

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 17:33
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LAMOURE, N.D. — Proponents of an effort to recall LaMoure County State's Attorney Tonya Duffy submitted their petitions for a referendum election this week.

Jay Cink, chairman of the Committee...

Legislative vote in ND sets up rare legal battle with governor

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 17:06
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BISMARCK — A North Dakota legislative leader hopes to make a final decision "sooner rather than later" on whether to challenge Gov. Doug Burgum's vetoes in court.

Legislative Management, a...

Jewish homesteader cemetery added to national register

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:53
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GARSKE, N.D. — The oldest Jewish pioneer cemetery in North Dakota has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

The recognition adds prominence to the rural Sons of...

ATV groups seek more in Beltrami forest plan

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:39
Grand Forks Herald

BELTRAMI ISLAND STATE FOREST, Minn.—There they go, chainsaws buzzing and wood chips flying, clearing yet another big tree that's fallen across one of the trails open to ATVs and off-highway...

Kings part ways with Matt Greene

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 15:41
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The Los Angeles Kings on Friday, June 23, bought out the contract of defenseman Matt Greene, who was part of the team's two Stanley Cup victories.

The 34-year-old Greene, a...

Making connections: Networking events helping Grand Forks business spread the word

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 15:25
Grand Forks Herald

Ask Jonathon Lively about networking, and he'll say it's more than just exchanging business cards.

The vice president of the Grand Connectors Chapter for Master Networks describes networking as a...

Public Health employee earns award

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 15:14
Grand Forks Herald

Anderson public health worker of the year

Allen Anderson of the Grand Forks Public Health Department has been named the Public Health Worker of the Year at the 2017...

Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 15:13
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Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., said Friday that he cannot support Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's health-care bill without changes to it, becoming the fifth GOP senator to take that position...

Rebuild-a-Bulls: Butler trade signals hard Chicago reset

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:21
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CHICAGO — Finding an identity under coach Fred Hoiberg meant trading the face of the franchise for the Chicago Bulls.

All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler was relocated to the Minnesota Timberwolves...

'Everything was a mess': A Minn. turkey farm is still picking up the pieces from a powerful storm

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 13:31
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KENSINGTON, Minn. - Marlene Nelson pulled the family's golf cart to an abrupt stop and pointed out in the distance.

"This is our shop," she said.

Then she corrected herself....

Company accused of violations in February death of Williston worker

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:02
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WILLISTON, N.D. — A Virginia-based construction company is facing alleged violations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in connection with the death of a worker in Williston earlier...

Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:56
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"For roll call, please say your favorite vegetable," our club officer announced.

I was at a meeting of PEO, which is a philanthropic educational organization for women. We in Chapter...

OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Operation Dry Water set to begin, Why it's important to avoid disturbing roadside ditches in summer etc.

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:33
Grand Forks Herald

Campaign targets intoxicated boaters

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department again will participate in Operation Dry Water as part of a nationally coordinated effort to increase knowledge about...

ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Barn swallows: A love-hate species

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:14
Grand Forks Herald

The barn swallow is a pretty little bird.

It also can be an aggressive little pest.

Therefore, human beings, and this individual human, tend to have a love-hate relationship with...

OUTDOORS CALENDAR

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:14
Grand Forks Herald

To get an event in the calendar, contact Brad Dokken at (701) 780-1148, (800) 477-6572 ext. 148 or by email at bdokken@gfherald.com. Deadline is 5 p.m. Thursdays.

Meetings...

Brad Dokken column: Fishing a game of expectations

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:06
Grand Forks Herald

I took a walk to an off-the-beaten-path fishing hole the other day and lost track of the number of fish I landed when the count climbed into the 75 to...

Fishing trip to Red Lake Indian Reservation offers mixed bag of fish from shore on the Red Lake River

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 10:51
Grand Forks Herald

RED LAKE, Minn.—The wind was howling—again—and rain a couple of days earlier likely had made the backroads muddy and treacherous.

Trying to get a boat into the remote lakes open...

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