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UND and the Empire Theatre

UND and the Empire Theatre
May 5, 2020

For the past 101 years, Grand Forks has been home to the Empire Theater, a traditional movie theater in the heart of downtown. To someone passing by in recent years, especially after the terrible Red River...

Animal Adoptions on the Rise

Finding forever homes for animals in need of one
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...

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken Review

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken Review
March 10, 2020

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken hit the Grand Forks community a couple of months ago, and I decided it was time to review their food.    They have a great location, being only about a mile away...

Winter activities

Winter activities
February 25, 2020

It is the end of the coldest month, February, which means that winter is almost over. Some of you cannot wait for the spring so you can switch from many layers to weightless dresses and shorts. The rest...

Valentine’s Day Eats

Valentine’s Day Eats
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...

Going Beyond the Grand Forks Community

Going Beyond the Grand Forks Community
How Engineers Without Borders is Connecting the World
February 6, 2020

The University of North Dakota is filled with opportunities for involvement. Whether it be in the Grand Forks Community or beyond, students are able to experience and indulge in different communities....

The Herald

The Herald
February 6, 2020

History is the essence of our life. It can give us a fuller understanding of our past, of our common humanity and ourselves.   It is crucial for us to know the history of where we live. We can...

State of the State Address

State of the State Address
February 4, 2020

On Jan. 29, the Governor of North Dakota, Doug Burgum, delivered his 2020 State of the State address at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. Governor Burgum started his speech by thanking the legislative branch...

Behind the scenes of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Behind the scenes of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
November 26, 2019

“There was a barber and his wife, and she was beautiful. She was his reason and his life. There was another man who saw that she was beautiful, a pious vulture of the law, who with a gesture of his claw...

New Hampshire vs North Dakota

Who has the better winter?
November 26, 2019

As someone who classifies themselves as a fake midwesterner, I stay true to my home state of New Hampshire. I moved to North Dakota in the Fall of 2018 and until then I considered myself a trooper when...

The North Dakota Museum of Art: A Hidden Gem

The North Dakota Museum of Art: A Hidden Gem
November 20, 2019

Upon entering the North Dakota Museum of Art, I am immediately embraced in bright light as I take in the very white walls of the museum. I climb up a few stairs and notice the familiar setup of the museum:...

Recovery Reinvented

Recovery Reinvented
A conversation with North Dakota’s First Lady
November 19, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, North Dakota’s First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum hosted her annual Recovery Reinvented event alongside North Dakota’s Governor Doug Burgum. Recovery Reinvented has been the First...

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