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Family, friends of Kristi Magnuson hope Saturday benefit helps to launch health turnaround
By Mike Brue GRAND FORKS -- Melissa Magnuson says she can sum up her mom, Kristi, in one word these days. Miserable. Kristi Magnuson loves the young dogs chihuahuas Lady and Snickers, and toy sp...
12/6/13 at 5:09 PM SATURDAY'S VEZINA BENEFIT: Boy, 9, steers self toward character-driven recovery 11/22/13 at 4:06 PM
PRAYERS FOR PEYTON BENEFIT SATURDAY: Grand Forks 6-year-old rebounds after 'tummy ache' takes life-threatening turn 11/15/13 at 5:19 PM
UND gets full-attention of Air Force's ranking leaders on the heels of another visit by five national UAS writers
By David Dodds, UND University & Public Affairs writer The Air Force's top commissioned and noncommissioned military leaders recently met with representatives of the University of North Dakota, ...
12/6/13 at 4:25 PM UND Center for Community Engagement Stone Soup Award winners announced 11/15/13 at 9:25 AM
The world takes notice: UND’s UAS program soars to new heights with national and international media interest 8/18/13 at 10:09 PM
Toys For Tots (Photo Finish)
12/6/13 at 10:35 AM Toys For Tots: Then & Now 11/24/13 at 10:01 AM
Toys For Tots: Then & Now 11/19/13 at 6:33 AM
Combining 'Drunken Noodle' and 'Little Bangkok' is a Bad Idea
I'm a little worried. Dave Scheer, the co-owner of Little Bangkok and Drunken Noodle in East Grand Forks, says the two restaurants will soon be combined into one, in the Drunken Noodle location (the ...
11/18/13 at 5:15 PM Get Yer Timbits! December Opening Eyed for GF Tim Horton's 11/4/13 at 10:41 PM
Bad News: 'Chacherz' Looks Like it's Closed 10/25/13 at 4:20 PM
Another long view
Don't fear the distance. Fear not starting. Fear not being true to yourself. If you start, and you're true to who you are, then you can make the distance. Those words, or at least some similar words,...
10/16/13 at 1:34 PM A new inspiration 10/9/13 at 3:11 PM
Touch of color 9/29/13 at 6:49 PM
Running is a Sport
Sport: noun, an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature, as racing, baseball, tennis, golf, bowling, wrestling, boxing, hunting, fishing, etc. Diction...
10/15/13 at 4:17 PM My Running Friends 10/14/13 at 2:21 PM
2013 Twin Cities Marathon 10/8/13 at 2:07 PM
Well-done Grand Forks!
There is good news coming out of Grand Forks today. Last evening the Grand Forks City Council led the State of North Dakota into the 21st Century when it voted to ban housing discrimination based on s...
10/8/13 at 8:29 PM
EGF Rod and Gun Club hosts free event for youth shooters
The East Grand Forks Rod and Gun Club is hosting a free session for youth shooters age 6 to 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the gun club north and west of East Grand Forks. During the session, youth ...
9/4/13 at 8:50 AM GF indoor archery, small-bore rifle leagues set to begin 12/26/12 at 4:18 PM
GF Audubon meeting draws strong crowd 12/14/12 at 11:09 AM
Joan Anderson, Roseau, MN and Jean Bogestad, Donaldson, MN
Here is a photo ofwinner Joan Anderson and herguest and twin sister Jean Bogestad standing withRyan Bakkenafter rummaging on Friday, May 17, 2013. ...
5/23/13 at 1:15 PM Doug and Denise Thomasson, Warroad, MN 5/22/13 at 3:32 PM
Suzanne Bott, Langdon, ND and Tressa Setness, Thompson, ND 5/21/13 at 4:00 PM
The Key to Longevity: Bacon or Resilience? (A Tribute to Grandma Gladys)
Pearl Cantrell is a 105-year-old Texas woman who credits bacon as the key to longevity. Yes. Bacon. She says she loves it and eats it every day, in fact. (See this article in the Huffington Post.) Wit...
5/8/13 at 9:50 PM Fuji: Just What Grand Forks Needed 2/8/12 at 12:00 PM
My First Taste Of The Red Pepper: From Grand Forks To Fargo
Around here,The Red Pepperis kind of a big deal, bordering on legendary. Red Pepper is known for their take on Mexican food including tacos, enchiladas, tostadas, andgrinders that aredeli sandwiches t...
3/30/13 at 2:17 PM
North Dakota Observes World TB Day
The North Dakota Department of Health is observing World TB Day on March 24, by taking the opportunity to raise awareness about TB-related problems and solutions and to support worldwide TB control ef...
3/22/13 at 7:57 AM Health Officials Provide Update on TB Outbreak Investigation in Grand Forks Area 12/20/12 at 1:48 PM
UND researchers document life in man camps
TIOGA, N.D. An RV camp here that was recently full of workers and their families is now abandoned with wooden pallets, a dozen coolers, a set of dumbbells and other debris left behind. Researchers...
2/10/13 at 12:47 AM Williston man plans to brave winter storm in a tent 1/11/13 at 11:18 AM
Successful test well increases the potential for the Bakken 12/22/12 at 12:39 AM
Cold Enough For You?
Doesn't it seem like whenever this time of year rolls around there's always that one person who just HAS to ask you that question? Despite my not being a North Dakota native, I've grown to love liv...
12/9/12 at 11:26 PM Snow is on its Way 10/3/12 at 10:26 AM
Rainy days ahead with a chance of snow? 10/2/12 at 3:53 PM
Toys For Tots Countdown
The clock is ticking if you would like to make a donation to our WDAZ/Whalen's Moving and Storage Toys For Tots Truck! The truck will be at WDAZ until 1:00 on Wednesday. And although it's quite full, ...
12/4/12 at 2:26 PM Dickey's Worth the Wait 7/9/12 at 10:00 AM
Marilyn and Bill: A Busy Week 3/13/12 at 9:46 AM