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Posted by Scooter Pursley on February 20, 2014
Sometimes you dig and dig and dig and what you thought was gold you were digging for turns out to be silver. Team USA blew a two-goal lead in the last five minutes of regulation to Canada and lost 3-2 in overtime Thursday in the Olympic gold medal game in Sochi, Russia. North Dakotans Monique and... Read More
Posted by Scooter Pursley on February 18, 2014
All those brawl-filled "exhibition" games and the "meaningless" preliminary round game were nothing more than table-setters for Thursday's Olympic gold medal hockey showdown between Team USA and Canada. It will be a rematch of the title game at the 2010 Olympics, won by Canada. Former University... Read More
Posted by Scooter Pursley on February 12, 2014
It was only a prelim round game between two teams already headed for Monday's semifinals and probably a gold medal showdown. So what did Wednesday's 3-2 win by Canada over the U.S. mean? Probably nothing, except that you had better take advantage of your chances when you get them, because you... Read More
Posted by Scooter Pursley on February 10, 2014
Sisters Monique and Jocelyn Lamoureux of Grand Forks teamed up Monday to help Team USA roll over Switzerland 9-0 in Group A women's hockey at the Winter Olympic Games. Monique scored two goals, both with an assist to Jocelyn, as the team set the stage for Wedenesday's Group A showdown with bitter... Read More
Posted by Scooter Pursley on February 08, 2014
The United States women's hockey team with sisters Monique and Jocelyn Lamoureux from Grand Forks has begun its quest for Olympic gold. Team USA defeated Finland 3-1 in a preliminary round game in Sochi, Russia, on Saturday. Each Lamoureux took two shots on goal but came away scoreless. Goalie... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on February 01, 2014
Black-tailed prairie dog,         photo by Greg Forcey Okay, okay.  So we all know it's actually a relative of the prairie dog that gets all the fame and glory right about now.  Still we thought the holiday was a good reason to call Theodore Roosevelt National Park... Read More
Posted by Jason Mitchell on December 12, 2013
Fall fishing is usually a good barometer to judge the opportunities that will prevail during the ice fishing season. Good fishing in the fall almost always leads to good ice fishing while poor fall fishing often points to continued poor fishing through the winter. I can’t remember all of the fall... Read More
Posted by heather_lemoine on November 22, 2013
This is the 15th year of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train - raising money, gathering food and awareness for local food banks. Last year, the CP Holiday Train raised more than $1 million and 400,000 pounds of food for local food bank programs. Santa once again trades in his sleigh for a... Read More
Posted by Jason Mitchell on October 16, 2013
When we look at a map of North Dakota, there is a swath that stretches across most of the state from south east to northwest that is a rolling prairie landscape often referred to as the “Prairie Pothole Region.”  Duck hunters and biologists often affectionately refer to this area as the “... Read More
Posted by Marnie Lahtinen on October 02, 2013
Recently, my out-of-state college roommate called to say that she and her husband need a respite from their crazed, big-city schedules. She thought a trip to North Dakota, the "heartland," is exactly what they needed. Her request: Suggest a half dozen things to do in your state, this fall. Now. My... Read More
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