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Animal Adoptions on the Rise

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

May 5, 2020

There is some positivity amongst the chaos. Adoption and fostering for animals have increased due to the pandemic with some shelters now experiencing empty kennels for the first time in years. Through an email, Kaye John the President and Co-founder of Prairie Paws Rescue talks about the adoption process,...

Small businesses need us

Small businesses need us

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2020

  Small businesses need our support to stay alive. When this all passes, because one day it will, we will be thankful for those times when we spent a little extra at the small town coffee shop because that meant they could pay their bills that month. Upgrading from a 12-ounce iced vanilla la...

Random Acts of Kindness and Good News

Random Acts of Kindness and Good News

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2020

The true love of humanity is coming out in bold colors these days. Here are seven simple acts of kindness that are happening all around the world. Maybe you can let these short stories of hope bring a smile to your face.   According to thehill.com, in New York City, an apartment landlord ...

Stay positive and be active

Stay positive and be active

Olga Kopp, Arts & Community Writer

April 7, 2020

Hello all readers. How are you doing? Are you in self-isolation yet? I hope that you are trying to stay healthy and safe at home.    I wonder, how many of you are tired of news about COVID-19? Don’t get me wrong, it is important to know what is going on in the world, especially now. Ho...

America’s Fastest-Growing Sport, Soccer

America's Fastest-Growing Sport, Soccer

James DeArman, Sports Writer

April 7, 2020

In the United States, sports reign as king as we often gather in modern chapels of athleticism to praise and scorn. Sports are woven into our lives as an ever present figure and for some it is as if strands of our DNA are coated in our teams signature colors. But even with its domination of the ente...

Census 2020

Census 2020

Staff, News Writer

March 10, 2020

2020 is a big year for the United States, not only are we electing a new president but we are  also participating in a nationwide effort to count our population through the Census. Starting in 1970 our nation has mandated a national count of the population every decade which is conducted by the U.S. Ce...

2020 Census – Do Your Part

2020 Census - Do Your Part

Madison Feltman, Editor-In-Chief

March 3, 2020

Every 10 years the United States Government gathers population information on the country through the Census. As 2020 has gotten off to a quick start, the U.S. Census Bureau is working hard to recruit Census Takers to ensure that each and every citizen is accounted for.    The importance of the Census is extremely un...

Caucuses and Primaries

Caucuses and Primaries

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 26, 2020

The state of South Carolina is next up to hold its primary for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.    A polling website, 270towin.com, has projected Joe Biden to win the state, but Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders have been upsetting the polls with their recent victories in early pri...

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 14, 2020

Last week the official death toll for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) officially surpassed the 2003 SARS outbreak. The number of infected is more than 37,000 as of Sunday and the death toll has reached over 800 with two deaths outside of China. The first death outside of China was reported in the Ph...

Valentine’s Day Eats

Valentine’s Day Eats

Brianna Mayhair, Arts & Community Writer

February 12, 2020

Have a date for Valentine’s day, but don’t know where to go for a nice dinner? Grand Forks has a variety of different restaurants to choose from. From steak to sushi, there is a place for everyone in Grand Forks. If you are looking for a Contemporary American restaurant with a bar with vegetarian,...

Soft smiles make the world go round

Soft smiles make the world go round

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

February 3, 2020

Minnesota Nice is very much alive and vibrant. We Minnesotans come from backgrounds of knowing that hard work does indeed pay off. For years growing up, we would often times find ways to work hard to gain some sort of reward. If there was not a reward, then we were working hard because our moms were gett...

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