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John Hanson, Grand Forks, letter: Veterans thank C&R for preserving flags

September 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1874 and the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 2 want to thank Don Larson at C&R Cleaners for the care and the work that his company performed on more than 30 American flags that are flown at the Memorial Park South Cemetery each Memorial Day. Continue Reading

‘STORAGE WARS’ – Hundreds gather west of Park Rapids in hopes of finding treasure

May 10, 2012 in EOT Focus

Hubbard County got its own taste of the hit A&E show “Storage Wars” Saturday. Hundreds of people swamped DLI Storage west of Park Rapids to participate in an auction of delinquent storage units. Continue Reading

Obama stands up for Romney’s wife

April 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON The White House and President Barack Obama himself rushed into a damage control campaign Thursday to blunt the impact of a Democratic consultant’s suggestion that Ann Romney isn’t qualified to discuss the economy because she “hasn’t worked a day in her life.” Continue Reading

U.S. Army sergeant charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder

March 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The charges against U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales could lead to the death penalty in the massacre of Afghan civilians, the U.S. military said. Continue Reading

U.S. Army: Some diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder treated, returned to war

March 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

It is still not known if the soldier accused of killing 17 Afghans was ever diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder but even if he had been, that alone would not have prevented him from being sent back to war.
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WORLD WATER DAY: Water a cause for war in coming decades, U.S. intelligence report says

March 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Drought, floods and a lack of fresh water may cause significant global instability and conflict in the coming decades, as developing countries scramble to meet demand from exploding populations while dealing with the effects of climate change, U.S. intelligence agencies said in a report released today.
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Lawyer describes talk with Afghan killings suspect

March 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Lawyer John Henry Browne said he met for more than three hours with Robert Bales, a 10-year Army veteran who is being held in an isolated cell at the military prison. Continue Reading

Setbacks in Afghanistan: Taliban talks off; President Karzai demands immediate NATO troop pullout in rural areas

March 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The setbacks – a double blow for the American campaign in Afghanistan – effectively paralyze the two main tracks for ending the 10-year-old war. Continue Reading

Afghan witness recounts U.S. soldier’s rampage

March 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A young Afghan man recounted today the terrifying scene in his home as a lone U.S. soldier moved stealthily through it during a killing spree, then crouched down and shot his father in the thigh as he stepped out of the bedroom. Continue Reading

Afghan witness recounts U.S. soldier’s rampage

March 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A young Afghan man recounted today the terrifying scene in his home as a lone U.S. soldier moved stealthily through it during a killing spree, then crouched down and shot his father in the thigh as he stepped out of the bedroom. Continue Reading