October 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Halloween is Wednesday. Here’s a list of local haunted attractions. Continue Reading
December 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Seeing men die in an ugly fashion, buried in grain bins, pushed Dale Ekdahl to do something.
The Elbow Lake, Minn., man, retired from a career in the Army, started building and selling “grain bin rescue tubes.”
Last week, Paul Coppin, general manager of Reynolds (N.D.) United Co-op invited Ekdahl to talk to local firefighters and elevator employees.
Ekdahl’s “tubes” are really 18-inch-wide curved lengths of shiny aluminum, with ladder steps welded on the outside. Continue Reading
November 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
She was born Nov. 11, 1910. And this coming Thursday, Cecilia Adams of Grand Forks will be celebrate her 101st birthday on 11/11/11. There will be a celebration, of course, but probably not as big as last year on her 100th birthday. At that time, friends and family made her Queen for a Day and celebrated at her home church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Reynolds, N.D. Continue Reading
February 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Reynolds couple watches family business thrive.Jeff and Amy Sobolik have four children to put through college. So, in 1994, the Soboliks launched Prairie Forest Products, a family business that cuts up trees, most of them from shelterbelts on area farms, for firewood. Continue Reading