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A time to remember those who died for our freedom

May 22, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Next Monday is much more than a day off from work or school.
It’s a time to honor all those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country’s freedom.
Here is a list of Memorial Day events in the area: Continue Reading

St. Patrick’s Day parade today in Grand Forks

March 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The annual downtown Grand Forks St. Patrick’s Day parade that celebrates Irish culture and heritage is set for 3 p.m, Saturday. Continue Reading

Parade celebrating end of Iraq War to be held in St. Louis on Saturday

January 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Two friends from St. Louis sought donations, launched a Facebook page, met with the mayor and mapped a route. On Saturday, hundreds of veterans are expected to march in downtown St. Louis in the nation’s first big welcome home parade since the last troops left Iraq in December. Continue Reading

Minneapolis’ Holidazzle kicks off 20th season

November 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The nightly parades feature illuminated floats and familiar fairytale characters on Nicollet Mall between 12th and 4th Streets. Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Day Parade brings crowds, giant balloons through NYC

November 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A jetpack-wearing monkey and a freakish creation from filmmaker Tim Burton were two of the big new balloons that made their inaugural appearances. Paul Frank’s Julius and Burton’s B. joined more than a dozen other giant balloons, including fan favorites like Snoopy and Spider-Man.
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Thanksgiving Day Parade brings crowds, giant balloons through NYC

November 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A jetpack-wearing monkey and a freakish creation from filmmaker Tim Burton were two of the big new balloons that made their inaugural appearances. Paul Frank’s Julius and Burton’s B. joined more than a dozen other giant balloons, including fan favorites like Snoopy and Spider-Man.
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Joyous Minneapolis parade sends WNBA champion Lynx into off-season

October 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Thousands of fans lined the streets of downtown Minneapolis Tuesday to salute the WNBA champions during their victory parade. The celebration then moved into Target Center, where a smaller crowd occupied about a third of the 9,181 lower-bowl seats and an additional 1,000 or more fans watched from one end of the upper deck and into the second deck. Continue Reading

Minnesota Lynx, fans celebrating WNBA championship with parade

October 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Lynx spokesman Aaron Seehusen says the team is expecting a big turnout for a parade and celebration in downtown Minneapolis. The Lynx swept the Atlanta Dream in three games, bringing Minnesota its first professional sports championship in 20 years. Continue Reading

Parades mark holiday in NYC, Detroit, Chicago, Philly

November 25, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

A high-kicking Kung Fu Panda and a diary-toting Wimpy Kid joined the giant balloon lineup as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade unfolded today, drawing tens of thousands of spectators to the annual extravaganza on a chilly, overcast morning. Continue Reading

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K-12 Notebook: Barnes County North awarded Blue Ribbon

October 2, 2010 in INFORUM

The Barnes County North north-central campus in Rogers, N.D., was recently named a national Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.
The pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade school on Highway 1 between Jamestown and Valley City is the only school to earn the honor in North Dakota this year. Continue Reading