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Love story shared with Mariah Carey provides long-delayed honeymoon trip

March 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Amber Nelson and her husband Brett recently won an all-inclusive Caribbean trip valued at more than $6,000 from the singer’s “14 Days of Forever Love” contest. Amber’s from Fertile, Minn.; Brett, a National Guardsman and Iraq war vet, is from Cavalier, N.D. Continue Reading

Latin American, Caribbean leaders says world economy top worry

December 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Leaders from across Latin America and the Caribbean pledged closer ties to safeguard their economies from the world financial crisis as they formed a new bloc today including every nation in the hemisphere except the U.S. and Canada. Several presidents stressed during the two-day summit that they hope to ride out turbulent times by boosting local industries and increasing trade within the region. Continue Reading

NYC rower begins third bid to cross Atlantic Ocean

February 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Victor Mooney departed from a marina in the Cape Verdean islands at about 7:30 a.m. today, according to the local port captain. He pointed his bow west toward the Caribbean, and if his luck holds, and his latest boat remains afloat, and his back stays strong, and he doesn’t go mad with loneliness, he plans to land in Brooklyn in six to eight months. Continue Reading