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Area companies look to grow from work out west

August 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Luke Holen had been working out in the Oil Patch of western North Dakota for about three years when he returned home to Walhalla, N.D., with an idea on how he might cash in on the oil boom. Luke and his father, Harry, started Holen Trucking this past winter, hauling production water used in drilling oil rigs not water fo Continue Reading

Paleontology tourists dig up ancient sea floor in Pembina Gorge

July 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Professional paleontologists from the N.D. Geological Survey are leading groups of amateurs on a week-long fossil dig in the Pembina Gorge in the state’s northeast corner. It’s one of four digs open to the public throughout the state. On Saturday, the first day, the amateurs found the bones of a mosasaur, a large marine reptile. Continue Reading

Cash story ‘Ring of Fire’ opens July 1 at Frost Fire near Walhalla, N.D.

June 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The spirit of the late, great Johnny Cash will be on stage beginning at 2 p.m. July 1 as “Ring of Fire: The Johnny Cash Musical” will be presented through Aug. 5 at Frost Fire Theatre seven miles west of Walhalla, N.D. Continue Reading

SweetPro Feeds plans to stay in Walhalla for the long run

February 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Whether or not Walhalla’s ethanol plant, which Archer Daniels Midland Co. announced this past week would close in early April, ever reopens, the ethanol industry will leave a legacy in the community. SweetPro Feeds, with 10 full-time employees, is a direct outgrowth of the local ethanol plant. Founded in 1991 by Bob Thornberg, the ethanol plant’s original manager, SweetPro uses dissolved distillers’ grains byproducts from the ethanol process to produce premium supplemental nutritional feed for horses and lick blocks for cattle and other livestock that are marketed nationwide. Continue Reading

Walhalla worries about future without ethanol

February 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Mayor: ADM layoffs affect 5 percent of town populationIt’s been just a couple of days since Archer Daniels Midland Co. announced that Walhalla’s ADM Corn Ethanol Plant would close in April, but workers and contractors already are pondering an uncertain future. Continue Reading

61 jobless after Walhalla ethanol plant closes

February 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The ADM Ethanol Plant in Walhalla, N.D., will permanently close in April, putting 61 people out of work. Continue Reading

Walhalla’s top gun: Soeby wins 1,000-yard benchrest shooting title

September 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

National rookie of the year in 2008, Tod Soeby of Walhalla, N.D., took his bench-rest shooting accomplishments to a new level earlier this month, when he won the International Benchrest Shooters 1,000-yard national championship, held Sept. 3-5 in Peeltree, W.Va. Continue Reading

Angst over ATVs in Pembina River Gorge

June 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

All-terrain vehicle trails will go ahead on state-owned landDespite protests from some landowners, the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department is proceeding with building 22 miles of trails for all-terrain vehicle use through a portion of the scenic Pembina River Gorge. Continue Reading

Students sandbag in advance of dual crest in Pembina

April 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

While troops from the North Dakota National Guard were being dispatched to Pembina Tuesday and U.S. Customs and Border Protection was keeping its eye on both the water and the Canadian border, the North Border School District sandbag patrol was making quick work of filling some 12,000 sandbags by hand. Continue Reading

VIKINGS ‘BUSINESS’: Brothers from Walhalla root purple and gold via song

October 15, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota Vikings fan believe the team has some unfinished business after finishing one win shy of its fifth Super Bowl berth. Inspired by a sports radio show, two fans from Walhalla, N.D., decided to have fun and try putting Minnesota’s motivation to music. Continue Reading