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Helping furry friends find a home

Allyson Bento, Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2019


Filed under Allyson Bento, Showcase, Video, Video Stories

Christmas, Birthdays and even Valentine’s Day are great holidays to bring home a new family member with four legs and soft fur, but you don’t have to wait for a special holiday to bring a new pet into your life. At Circle of Friends Humane Society there are dogs, cats and even rabbits looking for...

Skiing in the Park

Skiing in the Park

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Grand forks, Molly Andrews, Showcase

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...

Kawaguchi shines in weekend sweep

Kawaguchi shines in weekend sweep

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under Fighting Hawks, kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports, UND Sports

On a weekend filled with talk of the past, sophomore forward and University of North Dakota  points leader, Jordan Kawaguchi was focused on the future. After coming off a tough, heart-wrenching weekend in Buffalo, New York against Canisius College, UND was determined to steer the ship in the right di...

Mutton Bustin’

Mutton Bustin’

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts&Comm, Family, Molly Andrews, ND, Showcase

Wojo Rodeos joined Patch on Point for a good mutton bustin’ to kick off the weekend in Grand Forks. Patch on the Point is new to East Grand Forks and they have a lot of things to do for people of any age. The have a variety of pumpkins and gourds to buy but they also have a bunch of fun things...

Crime on the increase

Sasha Leibold, News Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under ND, News, North Dakota, Sasha Leibold, Student Life, UND

On Wednesday Oct. 10, a UND student Alyssa Maesse was a victim of a robbery at Ganesha Yoga. Alyssa was attending a yoga session when she realized that someone had gone through her purse and stole her wallet. “My heart just sank,” Maesse said. Alyssa was not the only one who was a victim. Two oth...

Kings and Queens of Grand Forks

Kings and Queens of Grand Forks

Devon Abler, Arts & Community Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Dakota Student, Devon Abler, Showcase

Hair was high, personalities were loud and love filled the American Legion Saturday night. The venue was filled to capacity as the community came together for B. J. Armani’s Cabaret. Performers from the Grand Forks area and the Minneapolis/Saint Paul area came together to put on a show highlighting t...

The best time of the year

The best time of the year

Jill Morton, Opinion Columnist

April 30, 2018


Filed under jill morton, Opinion, Showcase

Most people think that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, probably because of the song “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” But let’s be real, right now is a pretty great time of the year, too. It’s definitely a close second to Christmas time at the very least. It h...

Melinda Vail: The medium that makes a difference

Melinda Vail: The medium that makes a difference

Devon Abler, Arts & Community Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts&Comm, Devon Abler, Showcase

Here in North Dakota, if someone says they are receiving a message from a deceased loved one, there is a high chance that they would be ill for a mental evaluation. For Melinda Vail, an intuitive therapist, hypnotherapist and medium, communicating with those on the other side is just a part of everyday...

Grand Forks considers bus route changes

Grand Forks considers bus route changes

Madison Feltman

April 16, 2018


Filed under Madison Feltman, News

Spring has brought many new changes to the area, including route changes to the Cities Area Transit (CAT) system. The Grand Forks Department of Transportation has been working with outside staff to make changes to their existing routes.   Dale Bergman, Director of Transportation, explained that w...

“Kennedy says he may leave UND to serve as university president in Florida”

“Kennedy says he may leave UND to serve as university president in Florida”

Diane Newberry, News Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

President Mark Kennedy sent an email to University of North Dakota faculty, staff and students this morning alerting them to the possibility that he will leave UND for the University of Central Florida (UCF). Kennedy’s announcement came after the UCF Presidential Search Committee released his name, al...

Student fee breakdown

Student fee breakdown

Andre Marquis Washington
, News Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Andre Marquis Washington
, News, Showcase

Is UND a research institution, hockey school or liberal arts university?  That was the question posed randomly to more than 300 UND students.  For some, the answer is obvious.  But for most UND students, the look of puzzlement on their face revealed their confusion.  What was even more puzzling was their answer to the ...

Mimi Eiden

Mimi Eiden

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under madison overby, Sports

Mimi Eiden, a freshman on the UND women’s soccer team, made herself right at home this year.   After a short settling-in period she began contributing points consistently. Eiden ended up with two goals and three assists by the end of the season, the second leading scorer on the team behind junior...

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