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Finalizing the last four: Goalkeeper Krul helps Netherlands tops Costa Rica on shootout

July 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

RIO DE JANEIRO — The Netherlands survived a nerve-wracking penalty shootout against Costa Rica on Saturday, with substitute goalkeeper Tim Krul the unlikely hero, to set up a World Cup semifinal against Argentina after the South Americans beat Belg…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Finalizing the last four: Goalkeeper Krul helps Netherlands tops Costa Rica on shootout

July 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

RIO DE JANEIRO — The Netherlands survived a nerve-wracking penalty shootout against Costa Rica on Saturday, with substitute goalkeeper Tim Krul the unlikely hero, to set up a World Cup semifinal against Argentina after the South Americans beat Belg…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dutch masters of flood control visit Grand Forks

June 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Ingwer de Boer believes battling floods is in the DNA of the Dutch population. Residents of the Red River Valley can probably relate to that genetic make-up. “It’s in our genes, our DNA, to fight against the sea and the river,” de Boer said following a bus tour Wednesday of the Grand Forks flood protection system. Continue Reading

A passion for recording family history

April 16, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Ken Zylstra shares his family’s story of moving from the Netherlands to the U.S.
WORTHINGTON He has absolutely no idea how many hours he’s put into his project, but Ken Zylstra knows it will likely never be finished. Still, gathering up family history and organizing photos has become a passion. Continue Reading

Dutch troops lend military muscle to efforts to stage mythical skating marathon on frozen canals

February 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Dutch troops are joining a race against time to prepare ice for a legendary 125-mile (200 kilometer) race across frozen waterways in the northern Netherlands that could be staged for the first time in 15 years. Continue Reading

Teen ends globe-circling voyage in St. Maarten

January 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A teenager from the Netherlands sailed into St. Maarten harbor today, ending a yearlong solo journey around the globe aboard a ketch named “Guppy.” Continue Reading

Dutch find different E. coli, pull beet sprouts

June 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Dutch authorities recalled red beet sprouts from three countries today after samples were found to be contaminated with a strain of E. coli bacteria that was apparently less dangerous than the one causing Europe’s deadly E. coli crisis, which has killed 27 people, sickened 2,900 others and left hundreds with serious complications, most of them in Germany. Continue Reading

Mladic extradition appeal rejected

May 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic will be extradited to The Hague, Netherlands “as soon as possible,” Serbia’s chief war crimes prosecutor said today.
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6 killed, 11 wounded in Dutch mall shooting

April 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A Dutch mayor says the death toll in the shopping mall shooting outside Amsterdam has increased to six, including the gunman who opened fire with an automatic weapon. Continue Reading

Dutch Supreme Court OKs Somali’s extradition to US

February 15, 2011 in West Central Tribune

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – The Dutch Supreme Court rejected the final appeal Tuesday of a Somali man against his extradition to the United States, where he is wanted for allegedly aiding an Islamist terror group. Continue Reading