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FACES: Natural artist: Linda Merrill uses plumage of pheasants to create birds of another feather

October 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Linda Merrill uses the plumage of pheasants to create birds of another feather.
Merrill, the owner of Framed Nature in Drayton, makes artwork, including pictures, pins and hair accessories from pheasant feathers. She began working with feathers about five years ago after she decided they would create longer lasting artwork than the flowers she had previously used in her Framed Nature business.
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Southwest N.D.’s woman recovers after falling from horse and shattering skull

April 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

For two months, South Heart, N.D.’s Shannon Binstock lived without the portion of her skull and was required to wear a helmet to prevent further damage. When it was time to reattach the skull, she was offered the option of a synthetic replacement, but she said her response was, “My own head would be the best.” The skull was replaced days before her 34th birthday. Continue Reading

Fulbright recipient juggles time demands en route to school year in Norway

March 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Monday was a busy day for Sarah K. Anderson, who recently won a Fulbright grant to teach in Norway next year. But you could just as easily say she’s had a busy decade. Continue Reading

Candidates’ bios

October 20, 2010 in West Central Tribune

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