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Winning ticket for $338M Powerball sold in NJ

March 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. The sole winning ticket sold for Saturday’s $338.3 million Powerball drawing was purchased at a liquor store in northern New Jersey. Continue Reading

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

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

New York struggles back 2 days after killer storm

October 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Flights resumed, but slowly. The New York Stock Exchange got back to business, but on generator power. And with the subways still down, great numbers of people walked across the Brooklyn Bridge into Manhattan in a reverse of the exodus of 9/11. Continue Reading

N.J. flying tankers take shelter from Sandy at GFAFB

October 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Seven KC-10 Extender refueling aircraft from New Jersey are waiting
out Superstorm Sandy at Grand Forks Air Force Base. The refueling tankers were evacuated Sunday, in advance of the storm, which began battering the East Coast Monday. Continue Reading

Emergencies declared ahead of Eastern superstorm

October 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

With much of the Eastern Seaboard in the path of a rare behemoth storm, residents of the nation’s most densely populated corridor contemplated whether to heed dire warnings of torrential rain, high winds and up to 2 feet of snow. Continue Reading

FOTB: The land of opportunity; Oil boom generates national, international interest in moving to ND

July 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Moving to North Dakota was the best thing that ever happened to Robert Peeler. Continue Reading

Dickinson woman the target of phone scam

May 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A Dickinson woman was the target of a lottery scam Tuesday claiming she had won $45 million, according to the Dickinson Police Department. Continue Reading

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NJ Mom Accused of Bringing 5-year-old into Tanning Booth Pleads Not Guilty

May 2, 2012 in WDAZ

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) A deeply tanned New Jersey mother accused of causing skin burns to her young daughter by taking her into a tanning booth pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a child endangerment charge, and the tanning salon’s owner appeared to corroborate her story.
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