October 20, 2014 in Uncategorized
BISMARCK â A Las Cruces, N.M., woman was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon.
The arrest of 32-year-old April Marie Lacey came out of a law enforcement chase that started in Fairvi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
October 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
elix Baumgartner stood poised in the open hatch of a capsule suspended above Earth, wondering if he would make it back alive. Twenty four miles below him, millions of people were watching on the Internet and marveling at the moment. Continue Reading
May 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) Western lawmakers want to elevate the Plains bison to a status similar to that of the iconic bald eagle with legislation to declare the burly beasts America’s “national mammal.” Continue Reading
February 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Ken Price, an internationally known artist whose glazed and painted clay blurred the lines between ceramics and sculpture, is being remembered for his humor, his love of natural shapes and for the long hours he spent in the studio perfecting what became a style all his own. Continue Reading
February 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Joann McCaffrey remembered for outspokenness, work on behalf of minoritiesShe taught for many years in the Grand Forks school system and later part-time at UND, and she once served as a consultant to the governor on educational standards for teachers. She served one term in the North Dakota Legislature, 1977-79, and two terms on the Grand Forks School Board in the early 1990s, resigning about midway through her second term in 1994. Continue Reading
January 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Playford V. Thorson II, a UND history professor for 35 years who specialized in Scandinavian and immigrant studies as well as the broad sweep of modern European history, died Thursday in Grand Forks. He was 86. Continue Reading
January 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The U.S. Border Patrol is moving to halt a revolving-door policy of sending migrants back to Mexico without any punishment. The new plan divides border crossers into seven categories, ranging from first-time offenders to people with criminal records. The common thread: simply turning people around after taking their fingerprints is the choice of last resort.
December 21, 2011 in WDAZ
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) Russell LeFevre learned how to birth a baby in nursing school using clamps, blankets, a suction bulb that clears a baby’s mouth of mucus and other medical supplies.
December 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
TOPEKA, Kan. Holiday travelers were breathing a sigh of relief today after a storm that dumped up to 15 inches of snow and forced the closure of interstates across the Great Plains moved out of the region, allowing crews to clear drifts and stranded motorists to leave roadside hotels.
December 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Authorities still were reporting snow drifts of up to 10 feet high in southeast Colorado, and Texas officials warned drivers to stay off the road in the Panhandle so crews would have a clear path to remove ice and snow. Major highways in the western half of the Oklahoma Panhandle remained closed. Continue Reading