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Armour lineman helps after Superstorm Sandy

January 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Man traveled with group that aided in restoring Long Island’s power.
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Democrats hammer Noem for rejecting superstorm relief

January 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Congresswoman says she’s holding line on spending.
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Rescued Christmas tree lifts wrecked town’s spirit

December 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In the days after Superstorm Sandy a New Jersey man rescued an artificial Christmas tree. He set it up in a vacant field and watched in amazement as grieving residents made the tree their own, adorning it with handmade ornaments, lights, and messages of hope, defiance and recovery. Continue Reading

Rolling Stones added to Sandy benefit concert

December 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Rolling Stones will join the artists already booked for next week’s televised Superstorm Sandy benefit show in New York City, which producers said Friday would be the most widely available live concert ever. Continue Reading

Repairing power in NYC rewarding, frustrating for N.D. man

November 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

On Brad Weninger’s first trip to New York, the days were long, the work was treacherous and a cot in an empty office building qualified as luxury accommodations. “It was frustrating and rewarding all at the same time,” said Weninger in a phone interview this week. “It’s been a great experience.” Continue Reading

Willmar notebook: On the streets of NYC in a tempest

November 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Hurricane Sandy barged into the east coast Oct. 29 on a collision course with the New York Marathon.
The forces unleashed by the monster waves and wind were felt all the way to Kandiyohi. Continue Reading

NJ church gives thanks to Grand Forks church for aid, prayers

November 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

People of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Long Branch, N.J., battered last week by Superstorm Sandy and anxious about a Nor’easter storm predicted for today, took time Tuesday to give thanks in advance for help coming from Grand Forks. Continue Reading

St. Michael’s members take up collection for NJ church that helped in 1997

November 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When news of the Flood of 1997 reached the East Coast the people of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Long Branch, N.J., took up a special collection for their namesake church in Grand Forks. So this Sunday, St. Michaels of Grand Forks is forming a collection for the same New Jersey church recently hit by Hurricane Sandy. Continue Reading

Walters, Stephanopoulos lead ABC hurricane relief

November 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Barbara Walters, George Stephanopoulos and Mark Cuban are taking out their checkbooks for Superstorm Sandy relief on ABC’s “Day of Giving.” ABC said Monday that Walters donated $250,000 to the American Red Cross and Stephanopoulos kicked in $50,000. Continue Reading

Sandy benefit concert features Aguilera, Bon Jovi and more

November 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

NBC’s telethon benefiting victims of superstorm Sandy began at 8 p.m. Eastern time and was to air at 8 p.m. Western time. Bruce Springsteen, Mary J. Blige, Jon Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, Sting and others are performing to benefit the American Red Cross and its disaster relief efforts. Continue Reading