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Only protest at South Dakota Capitol a peaceful one, only traffic block caused by geese

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 13:34
Around 20 individuals walked around the state Capitol in Pierre, South Dakota, on Sunday, Jan. 17, reciting the rosary and praying for what one man termed "free and fair elections." Earlier in the week, the FBI warned of armed protests at the nation's 50 state capitols by people opposed to the democratic election of Joe Biden.

Law enforcement officials brace for pro-Trump protests at state capitol buildings

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 13:13
The nationwide security scramble followed the attack on the U.S. Capitol in Washington by a mix of extremists and Trump supporters, some of whom called for the death of Vice President Mike Pence as he presided over the certification of Biden's election victory.

Q&A with UND hockey forward Louis Jamernik

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 12:19
Jamernik joined the Fighting Hawks during Christmas break.

Duluth actors, writers create timely online monologues for '24 Hour Plays'

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 12:00
The Duluth theater company paired with The 24 Hour Plays to create about a dozen 5-minute monologues that were posted to social media on Tuesday night.

Study estimates North Dakota higher ed system had $5.5B economic impact in 2019

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 12:00
The report, published by the agribusiness and applied economics department at NDSU, found that the system had a $5.5 billion economic impact, including direct and secondary expenditures.

View: Peaceful prayer service at Minnesota Capitol draws small crowd

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 11:52
Law enforcement and journalists outnumbered protesters at Minnesota's Capitol building for a second consecutive day.

Nervous about getting COVID-19 vaccination, or what if you're a cancer patient?

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 11:00
As two new COVID-19 vaccines become more widely available, patients with cancer and cancer survivors may wonder if it's safe to be vaccinated.

State health department seeking applicants for Youth Advisory Board

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 11:00
Board members to advise on projects, topics and policy to improve the health of state's youth.

UND partners with company to connect businesses with faculty, students

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 11:00
There are a number of ways businesses can interact with the program and connect to faculty and students, according to Jeff Holm, UND’s vice provost for online education. For instance, if a business wants to know why sales have plummeted in a certain part of the country, a class could look into that and give the company real, useful feedback.

Column: Enbridge’s Line 3 replacement has passed every test

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 10:00
Shoving a pipeline through the heart of Ojibwe wild rice territory is a low blow at any count.

California biotech company relocates to UND's Center for Innovation

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 10:00
On Jan. 1, SafetySpect Inc. moved to UND’s Center for Innovation. The company established an office there last summer, as part of the North Dakota Bioscience Association.

Always up for a challenge, lifelong writer Ethelyn Pearson published her first book at 81

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 10:00
Worth Knowing: Ethelyn Pearson developed her passion for writing and literature at an early age and would pursue it for almost her entire life. By the time she died of COVID-19 at age 99 in a Clarissa, Minn., nursing home on Dec. 11, 2020, she had sold some 700 stories to nearly 60 publications, ranging from local newspapers to national magazines.

North Dakota bill gives in-state tuition to out-of-state Guard, Reserve members

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 09:00
Legislators aim for the tuition change to attract more students to attend North Dakota colleges and universities.

Is your COVID-19 vaccine venue prepared to handle rare, life-threatening reactions?

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 09:00
Representatives for CVS Health and Walgreens said they have the staff and supplies to handle “rare but severe” reactions.

Popularity of E-bikes spreading across Minnesota

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 08:00
Electric-assist bicycles, or E-bikes, have grown in popularity during the pandemic, allowing people with varying physical abilities to enjoy biking. A new bicycle shop is set to open in Rochester, in March, with a line of e-bikes available, in addition to traditional bicycles.

Years behind the lens: 5 Questions for Bob Caulfield

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 08:00
The photography business has been in Grand Forks since 1989.

Warmer weather spurs increase in ice anglers

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 08:00
Ice fishing is a general sport for outdoors enthusiasts. This season, more numbers of ice anglers are being on the lakes.

Barriers to breastfeeding in public could be removed under North Dakota bill

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 08:00
The bill would remove the requirement that a woman can breastfeed in public or private spaces as long as they do so in a 'discreet and modest manner.'

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy tainted by politics, messaging, study says

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 07:00
Beliefs about the shots are shaped by framing, party orientation, Minnesota health care workers included,

Grand Forks Region EDC announces new board members

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 07:00
Jonathan Holth, community and client development manager at JLG, is board chair; John Oncken, CEO of True North Equipment, is board vice chair; and Shawn Gaddie, division manager at AE2S Nexus, is secretary- treasurer. 


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