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Two men injured in McClean County crash

May 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Two men were injured in a crash Thursday morning on Highway 83.
Joshua Wirkus, of Underwood, was driving northbound when his vehicle crossed the median and struck an empty Western Petroleum tanker-trailer driven by Alvin Pemberton, who listed two re…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota man buys surplus NC light tower for research

November 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

To the government, it was a defunct offshore light tower that hadn’t helped ships navigate the waters off North Carolina in more than a decade. To a Minnesota entrepreneur, the platform out in the Atlantic is a launching pad for research into wind power and other technologies. Continue Reading

Report: Black Hills crash occurred when NC crew flew into microburst

November 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The accident investigation report released Wednesday by the Air Force Air Mobility Command says it happened because the crew flew into a microburst five minutes after the pilot managed to save the plane from an earlier violent downdraft.
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College football: Minnesota pays $800k to cancel Tar Heel games

October 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill’s plan for strengthening his long-lagging program is to keep the nonconference schedules as nonthreatening as possible. Continue Reading

North Carolina firm plans 224 apartments in Grand Forks

July 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A national developer of student apartments plans to build a 224-unit complex next to the Alerus Center on the west side of Grand Forks. Continue Reading

Services scheduled for 4 NC Air National Guardsmen

July 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A memorial service is scheduled for the four North Carolina Air National Guard airmen killed when their plane crashed while fighting a wildfire. Continue Reading

Families remember dead NC National Guard fliers

July 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Families are remembering North Carolina Air National Guard members killed in a plane crash while battling Western wildfires.
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Obama offers condolences in firefighting crash

July 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama is expressing condolences to families of North Carolina Air National Guard crew members who died in a crash fighting fires in South Dakota.
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Student project promoting walking gains widespread support

April 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

On a January night, under cover of darkness, Matt Tomasulo and friends dared to commit a subversive act: They placed 27 signs at three intersections in Raleigh, advising people how long it takes to walk from one destination to another. Continue Reading

N.C.-based Cetero Research, with lab in Fargo, files for bankruptcy

March 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

It’s unclear from the documents what effect the filing will have on the Fargo facility, which has 400 employees and 544 beds for drug test subjects. PRACS Institute, one of the affiliates that combined to form Cetero in 2006 and also filed a bankruptcy petition Monday, was started in Fargo in 1983 by James Carlson, a former professor at North Dakota State University.
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