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Learning models stand fast in East Grand Forks as COVID case numbers rise

Sun, 10/25/2020 - 10:00
Sarah Reese, the director of Polk County Public Health, says that, without significant clusters of confirmed COVID-19 in single school buildings or districts, her recommendation remains to keep students in school as much as possible for as long as possible.

Nearly 23% of elementary students opt to return to in-person instruction, school survey reveals

Sun, 10/25/2020 - 09:00
Results of a parent survey by the Grand Forks school district shows that 132 elementary school students, who have been learning remotely, plan to return to face-to-face, in-person learning when the next trimester begins Nov. 23.

How to count an election

Sun, 10/25/2020 - 08:16
2020 has the potential to be a much different election than America has seen before

Business announcements

Sun, 10/25/2020 - 08:00

Grand Forks redevelopment proposals would transform Townhouse, Memorial Stadium, St. John’s Block

Sun, 10/25/2020 - 08:00
City Council members voted this week to invite three projects to submit formal applications for tax breaks on tens of millions of dollars worth of redevelopment plans. Once construction is complete, Tax Increment Financing agreements treat a rebuilt or renovated property as if it hadn't been touched for a yet-to-be-determined number of years.

Deer hunting outlook good for central North Dakota

Sun, 10/25/2020 - 06:30
A good fall crop harvest should increase visibility as well.

Grand Forks-based SkySkopes recognized as top drone service provider in the country

Sun, 10/25/2020 - 06:00
Matt Dunlevy, president and CEO of SkySkopes, credits collaborative nature of the industry in Grand Forks for much of his success.

WeatherTalk: How a warm Arctic fall can lead to a cold winter here

Sun, 10/25/2020 - 05:00
The summertime shrinking of the Arctic icecap is well documented. This fall, the amount of Arctic ice is particularly small. The northeast and north coasts of Greenland and much of northern Canada are ice-bound. However, there is little to no ice along the north coast of Alaska and very little along the vast Siberian coast. The presence of so much open water this late in the year raises the possibility of the formation of deep snowpack during the early winter in Alaska and Siberia.

Rays rally for two runs in 9th to stun Dodgers

Sat, 10/24/2020 - 23:42
Brett Phillips singled to send home the game-winning runs in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Tampa Bay Rays rallied past the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 in Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday night, Oct. 24, at Arlington, Texas.

Saturday's local scoreboard

Sat, 10/24/2020 - 23:20
Prep football

Gophers blown out by Michigan, 49-24, and miss out on Little Brown Jug

Sat, 10/24/2020 - 22:17
The Gophers defense, which needed to replace seven starters, allowed 474 total yards.

Minnesota extends unbeaten streak with win at Cincinnati FC

Sat, 10/24/2020 - 21:12
It was the fifth shutout in 10 starts for goalie Dayne St. Clair.

Red River boys take third at state Class A cross country meet

Sat, 10/24/2020 - 20:47
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- The Grand Forks Red River boys finished in third place in the team race to highlight local finishes at the North Dakota state Class A meet on Saturday.

Hillsboro-Central Valley boys and girls each finish second at state Class B cross country meet

Sat, 10/24/2020 - 20:40
COOPERSTOWN, N.D. -- The Hillsboro-Central Valley boys and girls cross country teams finished second at the North Dakota state Class B meet to highlight area finishers on Saturday.

Burgum signs executive order permitting early ballot processing

Sat, 10/24/2020 - 19:09
Executive Order 2020-13.1 will allow county auditors to being processing absentee ballots on Thursday, Oct. 29, five days prior to the Nov. 3 election.

Private land offers solace for all in this small-town community

Sat, 10/24/2020 - 19:05
Tucked between Wadena's largest car dealership and a mix of commercial and residential properties is a gravel driveway leading to one of Minnesota's oddities.

Grafton's run-pass balance powers Spoilers past Sargent County

Sat, 10/24/2020 - 18:45
GRAFTON, N.D. -- The Grafton Spoilers football team likes to set up its balanced passing attack by first establishing the run.

Sheyenne, league's top run team, passes its way to 46-7 win over Grand Forks Central

Sat, 10/24/2020 - 17:10
Anyone who follows the Eastern Dakota Conference knows West Fargo Sheyenne’s offensive strength lies with its potent running game. After all, the Mustangs lead the EDC in rushing yards per game.

Five men and a woman for the Tommies to consider

Sat, 10/24/2020 - 16:13
The University of St. Thomas is need of a men's hockey coach to lead the Tommies into the Division I era. Here are five men, and one woman, with the experience, credentials and local connections that could benefit Minnesota's newest big-time college hockey program.

Biden, Trump rallies show sharp contrast as coronavirus surges again

Sat, 10/24/2020 - 15:47
Opinion polls show Biden leading Trump nationally, but the race is much closer in the battleground states that will decide the election. Trump was headed to large rallies in two more of those states, Ohio and Wisconsin, later on Saturday.

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