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Potatoes galore at Grand Cities’ Potato Bowl

September 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Down DeMers Avenue went people dressed as Mr. Potato Head, Ford Model Ts decked out with photos of potatoes, people handing out sacks of potatoes and people with signs that said potatoes in Somali, Romanian and other languages. It was, after all, the Jaycees Potato Bowl Parade in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks on Saturday. Continue Reading

UND defeats Portland state 45-37

September 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

If UND’s 45-37 win against Portland State on Saturday night was a dress rehearsal for the upcoming Big Sky Conference season, the Green and White are ready for prime time. Continue Reading

Fry feed huge, but not record-breaking

September 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The “world’s largest French fry feed” held Thursday night in Grand Forks’ University Park was large, but not quite record-breaking large this year. Continue Reading

Tator Trot will keep spuds in limelight

September 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Those who never have seen a Tater Tot Trot might want to wander up to Riverside Park around 4 p.m. today. Along with the trot, there will be a Hugo’s Potato Bowl 8K run. The fun never ends during Potato Bowl Week. Continue Reading

Area spuds return for Potato Bowl Weekend

September 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The potato harvest season begins amid the “world’s largest” french fry feed, fireworks, parade and UND football. Continue Reading

The search is over for Potato Bowl Pete medallion

September 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Grand Forks woman found the Potato Bowl Pete medallion on Tuesday, a part of this week’s Potato Bowl activities that entitles her to $1,200 worth of groceries from Hugo’s. Continue Reading

THAT REMINDS ME: UND won Potato Bowl game in 1987

September 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The weather was cool, but the UND football team was hot at the beginning of September 25 years ago. Continue Reading

In honor of the mighty spud, Potato Bowl week kicks off today

September 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Spuds, spuds and spuds. It’s that time again in Grand Forks.
Potato Bowl week opens today, kicking off a celebration of one of the area’s biggest industries featuring potato chips, potato pancakes, baked potatoes, tons of french fries, fireworks, a parade and the annual UND football game. Continue Reading

MARILYN HAGERTY: Potato Queen comes back to GF for sentimental reasons

September 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Although her visit was unheralded, the woman who reigned as queen during the first Potato Bowl celebration in Grand Forks in 1966 has been enjoying a visit here. Continue Reading

UND FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Sioux see a mixed bag in the first half

September 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Mussman disappointed with sloppy play late in the second quarterAt halftime, UND was firmly in control, holding a 30-7 lead over Black Hills State. The Sioux players, however, had to wait a minute or two before heading to their locker room. They had to listen to a tongue-lashing from UND coach Chris Mussman. Continue Reading