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Fargo gun show busy, but no ‘landslide’ of attendees like in other areas

January 5, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

Event manager Bill Braun said more than 2,600 people had stopped by the Civic Center show by 3 p.m. on its first day, putting the event on pace to break its usual attendance of about 3,000 over the course of two days. Continue Reading

A rush to arms in Grand Forks region, around nation

January 2, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks area businesses have also seen new interest from people who want to arm themselves, following a similar national trend following the shootings in Newtown, Conn.
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After Newtown shootings, calls for more focus on mental health

December 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Experts in North Dakota, Minnesota say stigma of mental health and shortage of psychiatrists hamper adequate response. Continue Reading

CHUCK HAGA: Anguish on the record

December 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Chuck Haga talks about what happens when the media covers tragedies Continue Reading

We remember…

December 20, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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Armored backpacks and a rush on guns after Conn.

December 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The reaction to the deadly Connecticut school shooting can be seen at gun stores and self-defense retailers across the nation, with anxious parents buying armored backpacks for children and firearms enthusiasts stocking up on assault weapons in anticipation of tighter gun control measures. Continue Reading

Jolene Mikkelson, Grand Forks, letter: Take the vow on video games

December 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Another terrible, terrible day. Children dying; teachers shot and killed. What more does it take for people to realize that feeding their children violence promotes violence? Continue Reading

Red Lake grads to offer comfort to Newtown, Conn., families

December 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Students from Red Lake (Minn.) High School, which had a shooting of its own in 2005, will go to Newtown, Ct., to comfort the grieving community in the wake of a school shooting there Friday. Continue Reading

Grand Forks boy, mom sends angels to families of shooting victims

December 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

After explaining the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on Friday in Newtown, Conn., to her son, Melissa Evans asked her son what they could do to help the families of the 20 children killed in the massacre.
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