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Starkweather, N.D., brothers reach bike trip goal

May 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Bergs end bike trip in ArgentinaNathan, Isaiah and David Berg, the Starkweather, N.D., brothers bicycling from Alaska to Argentina, reached their destination in Ushuaia, Argentina, on Friday. Continue Reading

Argentine mother who found ‘miracle’ baby alive in a morgue coffin still just has death certificate

April 11, 2012 in West Central Tribune

A mother in Argentina says she fell to her knees in shock after finding her baby alive in a coffin in the morgue 12 hours after the girl was declared dead. Continue Reading

Hundreds injured when packed Argentine train slams into station

February 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A packed train slammed into the end of the line in Buenos Aires’ busy Once station today, injuring at least 340 morning commuters, Argentina’s transportation secretary said. Continue Reading

Strakweather, N.D., brothers bike across 2 continents for charity

February 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Berg brothers, the Starkweather, N.D., natives who are bicycling from Alaska to Argentina to raise money for Habitat for Humanity, are traveling somewhere near the Colombia-Ecuador border this week. They’re in a bit of a rush, as they try to complete their 16,000-mile trek by May, in time to fly home for the high school homecoming of their sister, Marta. It’s been six months and Isaiah, 19, David, 22, and Nathan Berg, 25, are halfway done. Continue Reading

Trio of brothers start New Year pedaling through Mecico

January 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Berg brothers, the Starkweather, N.D., natives who are bicycling from Alaska to Argentina to raise money for Habitat for Humanity, are beginning the New Year by pedaling through Mexico. Continue Reading

British woman attempts extrodinary Antarctica trek

November 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Reaching the end of the Earth has become almost routine these days: One hundred years after Norway’s Roald Amundsen beat Britain’s R.F. Scott to the South Pole, more than 30 teams are trying for it this year. Continue Reading

OIL: Huge oil find in Argentina boosts country’s energy potential

November 8, 2011 in The Daily Republic

A huge oil discovery by the Spanish company Repsol has sharply boosted Argentina’s potential to cash in on energy and could eventually attract an infusion of investment to exploit the shale oil.
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Hey, bartender: Minnesotan finishes 4th in international beer-pouring contest

October 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Besser Hank, 33, won the U.S. competition in October and flew to Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday to compete against 24 other beer-pouring champs in the world finals. Continue Reading

Berg brothers cycle across Canadian border on southbound journey to Argentina

October 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

They’ve been traveling through eastern Washington state this past week, heading toward Portland, Ore., their next temporary destination on “Bound South: Three Brothers’ Expedition from Alaska to Argentina,” a 20,000-mile adventure that will last until May 2012. Continue Reading

North Dakota trio sets off Sunday for 20,000-mile fundraiser

August 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Isaiah, Nathan and David Berg expect to start riding Sunday from Anchorage, traveling along what is known as the Pan-American Highway, finishing the rugged route by mid-May in time to return to Starkweather to attend the high school graduation of younger sister Marta. Continue Reading