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AREA PREP NOTEBOOK: Munich-Starkweather junior dominating on the boards

January 2, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

In a starting lineup that included four players standing 6-foot-2 or taller last season, Lucas Dick averaged a double double. With the rest of that height graduating last spring, the 6-foot-5 junior is even more dominant on the boards. Continue Reading

Griggs County may vote again on courthouse funding

August 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Griggs County Commission likely will decide today whether to put an estimated $1.5 million bond issue on the November ballot to build a new courthouse, replacing the historic, but hazardous building now in use. Continue Reading

Cooperstown, N.D., Valley City get $700,000 for flood projects

May 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Cooperstown, N.D.., and Valley City, N.D., will share more than $700,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant funds for upgrades to infrastructure threatened by the rising Sheyenne River, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Tuesday. Continue Reading

Cooperstown, Valley City get $700,000 for flood-related improvement projects

May 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The cities of Cooperstown and Valley City will share more than $700,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant funds for flood-related infrastructure improvements. Continue Reading

Decapitated researcher trial begins today

April 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The first murder trial here in more than 80 years will feature a defendant with a machine-gun tattoo on his head and reported ties to a white supremacist gang, a victim whose severed head was found in the alleged killer’s basement and the oldest working courthouse in North Dakota. Continue Reading

Man accused of killing NDSU researcher set to stand trial in April

October 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Daniel Wacht is slated to stand trial April 16, 2012, in Griggs County District Court. Ten days have been set aside for the trial before Judge James Hovey. Continue Reading

Freeze warning issued for parts of eastern North Dakota

September 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for nine North Dakota counties as surface high pressure moves over the Red River Valley. Continue Reading

GRIGGS COUNTY: Voters reject bond issue for courthouse

September 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Hike in mill levy for roads passesGriggs County voters overwhelmingly rejected a $4.7 million bond issue to build an addition and to renovate the historic Griggs County Courthouse in Cooperstown, N.D. Continue Reading

Cold War cuts: Retired airmen return to Oscar-Zero

August 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Retired airmen recount days when North Dakota was a nuclear powerOscar-Zero was more “spiffed up” Saturday than remembered by Mike Jennings and Bill Burnet from the early 1970s when they served there as fresh-faced missile launch control officers. Forty years ago, the launch site’s lounge didn’t have flowers and its furniture was “prison gray,” the former Air Force captains said. But much of it had the same feel, such as the glacier-slow freight elevator that took them 60 feet underground to where they worked. Continue Reading

DEVILS LAKE FLOODING: Some foes for these flows

May 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Residents question state, Corps plan for control structure on Tolna CouleePeople living upstream and downstream of the record Devils Lake agree time is running out to prevent an uncontrolled spill from Stump Lake to the Tolna Coulee and Sheyenne River.
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