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When bad things happen, good people often step in

January 5, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

Friends, families, even strangers offer donations after tragedies. For example, after the New Town, N.D., shootings, friends and family of the victims have received more than $55,000 to help pay for funerals and for college for young survivors. Continue Reading

Terry Wanzek, Jamestown, N.D., viewpoint: Farmers need drought-resistant crops

August 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Just as biotechnology has helped farmers fight weeds and pests, it can help them battle dry spells, too.The goal is to grow more food with less water. Here’s the rhyming slogan: We need more crop per drop! Biotechnology has helped us move in this direction. Drought-resistant crops will help us move even further towards that goal. Continue Reading

Enderlin man crashes pickup into garage after chase

August 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

An Enderlin man crashed a pickup truck into a garage near here after a short chase by a state Highway Patrol trooper. Continue Reading

Fort Seward Wagon Train departs Jamestown, N.D., today for 6-day trek

June 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Starting early this morning, more than 150 people from 18 states and Canada will go back in time to relive the pioneer family experience through the 43rd annual Fort Seward Wagon Train. Continue Reading

Stutsman County Courthouse still free of mold

June 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Officials say air samples show that mold problems in the old Stutsman County Courthouse have not spread to the new courthouse. Continue Reading

Jamestown hopes for oil boom benefits

May 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Officials in Jamestown agree the city is poised to receive positive economic growth from those struggling with life in the Oil Patch. But can the city handle it? Jamestown has the room for business, but first, the city needs to address residential infrastructure needs that are hindering housing development, said Connie Ova, chief executive officer of the Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. Continue Reading

Hospital officials help Jamestown cashier in labor

April 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Two Jamestown hospital workers shopping at Walmart were forced into action when a pregnant cashier’s water broke. Continue Reading

3 being inducted into N.D. Sports Hall of Fame

April 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Two former major league baseball players and a legendary high school basketball coach are being inducted into the North Dakota Sports Hall of Fame. Darin Erstad, Rick Helling and Ed Beyer will be enshrined July 14 at the Jamestown Civic Center. Continue Reading

Former Jamestown man a part of ‘Simpsons’ success

March 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

One former Jamestown man has been providing the music that has kept Springfield running for decades. Springfield, of course, is home to one of TV’s most beloved families “The Simpsons.” Continue Reading

New equipment sought for Jamestown area rescues

February 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Efforts are under way to raise $75,000 to buy rescue officials in the Jamestown area some updated technology. Continue Reading