November 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Grand Forks Central opened its season with a 5-1 win against Mandan on Saturday at Purpur Arena. But the four-goal margin on victory isn’t what it appears. Continue Reading
August 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A $4.7 million runway renovation project for the airport in Mandan is starting earlier than expected. Mandan Airport Manager Jim Lawler tells The Bismarck Tribune that the project will now start in 2013, not 2016. Continue Reading
July 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said that retiring Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., is a close ally in the Senate and that she needs a fighter with a heart for public service like Heidi Heitkamp to replace him. The pair held “forum” appearances in Mandan and rural Fargo today. Continue Reading
July 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
North Dakota Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp will host the Senate’s Agriculture Committee chairwoman at public campaign forums Saturday in Mandan and Fargo. Continue Reading
July 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory is celebrating its 100th anniversary this summer. In its early days, it focused on research to help homesteaders: raising vegetables for human consumption and planting trees to protect homesteads and livestock. Research has shifted over the years to meet the evolving needs of area agriculture, from “dynamic cropping systems” to “green” jet fuels.
June 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
State superintendent candidate Kirsten Baesler has received campaign money from some of the state’s most prominent figures and has taken the fundraising lead in the race. Baesler of Mandan has raised nearly $36,000 this year in her bid to become the state’s next leader of K-12 education, according to campaign finance reports. Continue Reading
April 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Mandan School Board President Kirsten Baesler promises to bring her passion for education and her emphasis on putting children first if she is elected the next superintendent of public instruction. Continue Reading
March 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Mandan state Rep. RaeAnn Kelsch, a Republican, has been endorsed to run for re-election despite recent news she didn’t file state income tax returns for seven years. Kelsch is chairwoman of the North Dakota House’s Education Committee.
March 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Judge Bruce Haskell said Tuesday that, as Bismarck-Mandan grows, he’s seeing more people using guns to resolve disputes and that “this simply can’t be tolerated.” He said he wants to make a statement with his sentencing.
February 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame is holding its 17th annual membership and trustee meetings, banquet and fundraising auction this weekend. Continue Reading