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WAG exhibit celebrates gallery’s 100 year history

August 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

“WAG Century,” an interactive, evolving exhibition that explores the history of Canada’s oldest civic art gallery, will open Aug. 18 at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and run until September 2013. Continue Reading

Street-sweeper maker coming to Grand Forks

July 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Winnipeg-based manufacturer of street sweepers has announced it would open a small production facility in Grand Forks. Continue Reading

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Devils Lake, Winnipeg Leaders to Address Outlet Flows

May 21, 2012 in WDAZ

(WDAZ-TV) – Representatives from Devils Lake to Winnipeg will be in Carrington on Tuesday discussing how much water to remove from Devils Lake.

Leaders will decide how to use the Devils Lake outlets. Continue Reading

WINNIPEG: Ex-hockey coach gets 2 years for sex abuse, including former NHL star Fleury

March 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Graham James pleaded guilty in December to repeatedly sexually abusing retired NHL star Theo Fleury and his cousin, Todd Holt, when they played for him in the Western Hockey League in the 1980s and ’90s. Continue Reading

Union: 2,400 workers laid off when aircraft maintenance plant closes in Winnipeg, 2 other cities

March 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Aveos Fleet Performance Inc., a company that provides aircraft maintenance to Air Canada, has shut down its plants in three cities, telling more than 2,400 workers they’re being laid off and should not return to work, a union leader said Sunday. Continue Reading

Minnesota seed-buying firms sold amid trouble

February 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Canadian specialty grain firm has purchased two Minnesota grain companies for a total of $19 million amid financial problems with one of the purchased companies. St. Hilaire Seed Co., one of the largest dry bean processors in the United States, has been sold to Winnipeg, Manitoba-based Legumex Walker Inc., the company said in a statement issued Feb. 15. At the same time, the company said it is separately purchasing “assets of” Anderson Seed Co. of Mentor, Minn., in a total deal worth $19 million. Continue Reading

Minn., N.D., work to fix Lake Winnipeg dead zone

January 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Officials in the Red River Valley are trying to find a way to improve the health of a declining fishery in Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba. Continue Reading

2 women, 2 girls dead, baby critical after Winnipeg house fire

January 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The blaze erupted Tuesday night and engulfed the five people inside the home in thick, black smoke before they had a chance to escape.
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The Forks in Winnipeg is Canada’s top tourism spot

January 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Canadian Institute of Planners has recognized The Forks as Canada’s Great Public Space for 2011. The award is based on input from the institute and is part of a nationwide competition in which people go online to vote in different categories for the best places in Canada. Continue Reading

Group names Winnipeg’s The Forks named Canada’s ‘Great Public Space’ for 2011

January 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

It’s a favorite haunt for Winnipeggers, but now The Forks at the famous junction of the Red and Assiniboine rivers has been named the top tourism spot in Canada. Continue Reading