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Michael Connor, Starkweather, N.D., letter: Crack down on N.D. higher ed

August 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

It is time for someone to do a housecleaning with the “we can do whatever we want because we’re higher education” mentality. Continue Reading

VIDEO: Traveling like nomads, Starkweather, N.D, brothers raise funds to house those in need

May 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Nathan, Isaiah and David Berg hauled barley this week from their family farm to Lake Region Grain Cooperative, just like they’ve done in many summers past. To them, it’s really not work, at least not this year. Last week, they completed a nine-month, 15,000-mile bicycle journey from Alaska to the southern tip of Argentina, having raised more than $12,000. Continue Reading

Starkweather, N.D., brothers reach bike trip goal

May 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Bergs end bike trip in ArgentinaNathan, Isaiah and David Berg, the Starkweather, N.D., brothers bicycling from Alaska to Argentina, reached their destination in Ushuaia, Argentina, on Friday. Continue Reading

Starkweather bicyclists cross into Chile

April 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Berg brothers, the Starkweather, N.D., natives bicycling from Alaska to Argentina to raise money for Habitat for Humanity, now are traveling through Chile bound for their destination in Ushuaia, Argentina. Nathan, 24, Isaiah, 22, and David, 19, have been blogging about their journey, which began last August, at www.BoundSouth.org. Continue Reading

Strakweather, N.D., brothers bike across 2 continents for charity

February 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Berg brothers, the Starkweather, N.D., natives who are bicycling from Alaska to Argentina to raise money for Habitat for Humanity, are traveling somewhere near the Colombia-Ecuador border this week. They’re in a bit of a rush, as they try to complete their 16,000-mile trek by May, in time to fly home for the high school homecoming of their sister, Marta. It’s been six months and Isaiah, 19, David, 22, and Nathan Berg, 25, are halfway done. Continue Reading

Berg brothers cycle across Canadian border on southbound journey to Argentina

October 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

They’ve been traveling through eastern Washington state this past week, heading toward Portland, Ore., their next temporary destination on “Bound South: Three Brothers’ Expedition from Alaska to Argentina,” a 20,000-mile adventure that will last until May 2012. Continue Reading

On the way to Argentina

September 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Starkweather, N.D., brothers document their 20,000-mile bike trip to raise money for Habitat for Humanity
Three North Dakota brothers are in the middle of their second leg of a 20,000-mile bicycle odyssey along the Pan American Highway from Alaska to Argentina.
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North Dakota trio sets off Sunday for 20,000-mile fundraiser

August 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Isaiah, Nathan and David Berg expect to start riding Sunday from Anchorage, traveling along what is known as the Pan-American Highway, finishing the rugged route by mid-May in time to return to Starkweather to attend the high school graduation of younger sister Marta. Continue Reading