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Grand Forks gets fund for regional transit

December 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The city of Grand Forks is getting federal and state grants worth $291,000 to improve public transportation for veterans and other riders in six northeast North Dakota counties. The money would be used to create a system to coordinate transit throughout the region. Continue Reading

Counties cut tax rates, raise wages

October 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

County commissioners in northeast North Dakota were cutting property tax rates for 2013 this week, even as they’re giving raises to their employees. Continue Reading

Farm trucks take center stage at annual machinery show

August 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The 19th annual Pioneer Machinery Show has expanded its format to two days, Sept. 8 and 9, at the Pembina County Historical Society museum site 51/2 miles west of Cavalier, N.D. Continue Reading

Pembina County to celebrate 145th anniversary

August 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Pembina County will celebrate its 145th year as a county on Aug. 12. Continue Reading

RYAN BAKKEN: A message for the next 100 years

July 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

On Tuesday, Pembina County commissioners will discuss what to put into a courthouse time capsule that will be opened in 2112.
Nothing has been decided, but there’s a good chance that the contents will follow the example set 100 years ago. Last week, commissioners got a peek at what was placed in the original capsule in 1912. Continue Reading

Past controversy at center of Pembina County race

June 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Former Pembina County State’s Attorney Stuart Askew, who resigned his office just before a February hearing to remove him from office, is among four candidates seeking to unseat incumbent Pembina County Commissioner Corene Vaughn. Continue Reading

Askew in race for Pembina Commission

April 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Former Pembina County State’s Attorney Stuart Askew, who resigned his office in February, just before he was to face a hearing prompted by a request to remove him from office, is running for county commission. He is one of four candidates who will challenge incumbent District Four Commissioner Corene Vaughn, who was a leader in seeking his ouster. Other candidates are former Cavalier, N.D., mayor Ron Storie; Laverne “Manny” Doyle; and Bob Kippen, all from Cavalier. Continue Reading

Questions raised about Pembina County State’s Attorney office

April 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

After Feb. 13 resignation of Pembina County State’s Attorney Stuart Askew, questions remain about who will fill the position before the office comes up again in the 2014 election. Continue Reading

Feds probe Motor Coach bus defect that may have caused crashes

March 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Federal safety regulators have begun investigating buses made by Motor Coach Industries Inc. over the past 20 years because the drive shafts can fall out and cause drivers to lose control. Schaumburg, Ill.-based MCI, which says it’s the leading maker of intercity buses in the U.S. and Canada, has an assembly plant in Pembina, N.D. Continue Reading

Governor’s power to remove N.D. officials rarely used

January 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

One mayor was removed for ignoring gambling, prostitution and general debauchery in his town. A county sheriff was booted for a string of drunken-driving arrests, even though a jury had acquitted him of the criminal charge that got him ousted.
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