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Hoeven, Canadian ambassador Doer stress need for Keystone XL, energy independence: Hoeven says energy ‘juggernaut’ could help in situations like Ukraine’s

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Canada’s ambassador to the United States joined U.S. Sen. John Hoeven here Wednesday in making a renewed push for the Keystone XL pipeline that awaits President Barack Obama’s approval, promoting it as key to achieving energy indepen…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hoeven, Canadian ambassador Doer stress need for Keystone XL, energy independence: Hoeven says energy ‘juggernaut’ could help in situations like Ukraine’s

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Canada’s ambassador to the United States joined U.S. Sen. John Hoeven here Wednesday in making a renewed push for the Keystone XL pipeline that awaits President Barack Obama’s approval, promoting it as key to achieving energy indepen…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Manitoba dance group set to stomp at French Festival

August 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Asham Stompers, a Manitoba-based Metis dance group that will perform Saturday and Sunday at an area French festival, are purveyors of the Red River Jig, a dance said to have been created by early-day Metis trying to attract fur traders to their community. Continue Reading

Home delivery from Grand Forks to Manitoba

July 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Shoppers from Manitoba have a tendency to travel far from home for a good deal, but their bargain-seeking is particularly evident when it comes buying things for their homes. Continue Reading

Delta project takes aim at predators on marginal grasslands

July 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Delta Waterfowl project to trap predators on marginal grasslands in northeast North Dakota could benefit ducks as more land leaves the Conservation Reserve Program and returns to crop production. Continue Reading

Grand Forks may benefit from new Canadian import rules

May 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Starting Friday, Canadians will be able spend more money on U.S. shopping excursions without having to pay duties on their purchase when they return home. But Grand Forks area merchants are the ones hoping to gain from the break. Continue Reading

Manitoba man recounts bear attack in Ontario, how friend saved his life

May 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Winnipeg man is home recovering after being attacked and nearly killed by a black bear near Sioux Lookout, Ont., last weekend. Continue Reading

Burning ban gone, but fire danger remains extremely high in northwest Minnesota

May 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Two large fires in southeast Manitoba aren’t posing a threat south of the border, but the fire danger in northwest Minnesota remains extremely high, an official for the Department of Natural Resources says. Continue Reading

WINNIPEG: Ex-hockey coach gets 2 years for sex abuse, including former NHL star Fleury

March 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Graham James pleaded guilty in December to repeatedly sexually abusing retired NHL star Theo Fleury and his cousin, Todd Holt, when they played for him in the Western Hockey League in the 1980s and ’90s. Continue Reading

Union: 2,400 workers laid off when aircraft maintenance plant closes in Winnipeg, 2 other cities

March 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Aveos Fleet Performance Inc., a company that provides aircraft maintenance to Air Canada, has shut down its plants in three cities, telling more than 2,400 workers they’re being laid off and should not return to work, a union leader said Sunday. Continue Reading