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Never stop defending your faith

Madison Feltman, Editor-in-Cheif

October 15, 2019

Growing up in a family with strong Catholic roots and being sent to private catholic school my whole life, I have never had an issue with my faith and how I went along displaying it to others. I had parents who taught me to never be afraid of my faith and by them putting me through catholic schooling I...

Enjoying the Fall Festivities

Enjoying the Fall Festivities

Olga Kopp, Arts & Community Writer

October 2, 2019

Fall seemed to arrive suddenly this year, which means that fall activities are now in full swing. It is well-known that fall is famous for pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hot cocoa, and pumpkin spice lattes. This year people can come and enjoy Valley Corn Maize which arrived in town of East Grand Forks....

Circle of Friends Renovations

Circle of Friends Renovations

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

September 17, 2019

With over 2,400 pets coming through Circle of Friends last year and even more this year already, the Grand Forks Humane Society is anxiously looking forward to their new renovations and facility updates. Circle of Friends will soon be anticipating a new cat room with family-friendly furniture. Wi...

Taking Over the Greenway

Taking Over the Greenway

Olga Kopp, Arts & Community Writer

September 10, 2019

A little bit of this, a little bit of that is how people described the Greenway Takeover Festival this Saturday, Sept. 7.   Although it was a cloudy day, many people still made it out to the Greenway to attend this festival.    The third annual Greenway Takeover Festival took place on the Greenway from 5 p.m. ...

Trotting Away from Violence

Trotting Away from Violence

Cortnie Cottrell, Arts & Community Writer

September 10, 2019

As the last participant in the first annual Green Dot Trot 3K community fun run/walk crossed the finish line on September 7, the Green Dot project celebrated its success. Spreading awareness about violence and providing tools in preventing it is exactly what success to the Green Dot project looks...

UND Celebrates volunteering with the ‘Big Event’

UND Celebrates volunteering with the ‘Big Event’

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

April 30, 2019

UND’s big event is where around 1,000 students gather together to help their community without being paid a cent. The big event really is a big event, not only for the students, but for the community. The big event is a student organization where students of all ages, majors and backgrounds join t...

Taking Time for the Wacipi Powwow

Taking Time for the Wacipi Powwow

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

April 16, 2019

Powerful drums and even more powerful energy filled the Hyslop on Saturday with the arrival of the 49th Annual Wacipi Powwow. Attendants and participants alike were treated with a day full of music, dances, art vendors and food.   Dr. Linda Neuerburg is the assistant director of Student Diversi...

Feast of Nations

Feast of Nations

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community

February 26, 2019

On Saturday night the Alerus Center took a trip around the world for the 57th Annual Feast of Nations.   Over 95 countries are represented at the University of North Dakota. The Feast of Nations is an event that allows different cultures from across the globe to be showcased through diffe...

Skiing in the Park

Skiing in the Park

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

February 5, 2019

Despite the freezing weather that happened during the week, the cold let up for a day of family fun. On Saturday, the Grand Forks Park District held the Greenway Ski Day, which has been a Grand Forks institution for more than 20 years.   The Greenway Ski Day event was held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Li...

Spilling the tea

Spilling the tea

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

January 29, 2019

PeggyJo, the Prevention Education Specialist for CVIC at UND, helped host the “Spilling the Tea” talks that take place each month on campus at Archives Coffee House.   “If you go to an event that happens one time a year, and never talk about it again, then you forget,” PeggyJo sai...

The Premiere of “Home”

The Premiere of “Home”

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

January 29, 2019

Imagine spending the day outside in the cold, windy weather and not having a warm place to go to rest your head at night. This image you are creating is a reality among the homeless community not only in Grand Forks, but in North Dakota. On Wednesday at the Empire Arts Center, The Human Family ha...

Welcome to the family!

Welcome to the family!

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community

November 6, 2018

Do you love beer and a relaxed yet welcoming atmosphere? Well, Half Brother’s Brewery may be the perfect place for you? Half Brothers originally started with Chad and his half-brother Taylor. Chad was working at the Rhombus Guys Brewery as the head Brewer but he had worked at others before Rhombus ...

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