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Citizens hope to block development of western Minnesota quarry proposed by Grand Forks business

February 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Strata Corporation of Grand Forks wants to develop a 104-acre quarry adjacent to the Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge between Ortonville and Odessa. The quarry would be part of a 478-acre property that hosts nine species of rare and endangered plants, including ball cacti found nowhere else in Minnesota, the West Central Tribune of Willmar reported today. Continue Reading

Authorities: Boyfriend of Ortonville, Minn., woman found dead moved to Mexico after she disappeared

November 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Police are trying to reassure residents of Ortonville, Minn., that there’s no threat to their safety after the body of a missing woman was found buried nearby. Meanwhile, officials say the boyfriend of the woman moved to Mexico a day after she disappeared in early October. But, investigators haven’t named the man as a suspect.
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Northern Minnesota awarded millions in federal funding for airport, electric service upgrades

September 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Nearly $3 million to improve northwestern airport infrastructure; $6.1 million loan to help build, upgrade electric distribution lines In written statements, Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Rep. Collin Peterson said strengthening airport infrastructure “helps strengthen the economy” in the communities, provide new construction jobs and improve the condition of the rural airports. Continue Reading

Northern Minnesota awarded millions in federal funding for airport, electric service upgrades

September 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Nearly $3 million to improve northwestern airport infrastructure; $6.1 million loan to help build, upgrade electric distribution lines In written statements, Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Rep. Collin Peterson said strengthening airport infrastructure “helps strengthen the economy” in the communities, provide new construction jobs and improve the condition of the rural airports. Continue Reading

‘Great save’ a blessing for father, son hunters

November 25, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Doug Gess saw the hole in his son’s back just after the gun went off in west-central Minnesota’s Lac qui Parle. An experienced deer hunter, he knew it was centered on the right lung. He figured his only boy was going to die. He didn’t figure on Dr. Dennis Glatt. Continue Reading