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2009-04-22 15:35:00

WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department today announced that it has reached a settlement that will resolve its lawsuit filed against Grand Forks County, N.D., on behalf of Suzanne L. Halverson in accordance with the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA), if approved by the U.S. District Court in Fargo. USERRA prohibits employment discrimination against individuals because of their service in the uniformed services. The...

2008-08-01 15:00:53

By Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 1--June jobs: Grand Forks' unemployment rate was 3.4 percent in June, up from 2.9 percent the month before and 3.2 percent in June 2007, according to figures released Thursday by Job Service North Dakota. The Grand Forks metropolitan statistical area, which covers all of Grand Forks and Polk counties, jumped to 4.2 percent in June, up from 3.4 percent the month before and 3.9 percent in June 2007. Grand Forks County's unemployment rate in June was 3.6...

2008-07-13 12:00:26

By Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 13--By Brad Dokken Herald Staff Writer A graduate student studying fishers in northeastern North Dakota says he and his research partners are capturing more images of the animals on trail cameras than he would have expected. Members of the weasel family, fishers traditionally inhabit forested areas such as those common in northern Minnesota. But for some reason, the fur-bearers are becoming more prevalent in eastern North Dakota, even...

2008-07-10 12:01:17

By Stephen J. Lee, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 10--New details about a new clinic for veterans in Grand Forks were released Wednesday by North Dakota's three-man Congressional delegation. It's one of five new Veterans Affairs clinics opening around the state to bolster care already provided at VA centers in Fargo, Grafton, Bismarck and Minot, according to Sens. Byron Dorgan and Kent Conrad and Rep. Earl Pomeroy, all D-N.D., who put out a joint news release. The Grand Forks clinic...

2007-07-20 21:12:44

By Stephen J. Lee, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 20--After interviewing four candidates Friday, a two-person committee of the Grand Forks County Board of Commissioners decided to offer the job of Veterans Service Officer to Barbara Zavala of Grand Forks. Zavala is a billing supervisor at Altru Health System and a former equal employment opportunity administrator at Grand Forks Air Force Base. County Board Chairman Gary Malm and commissioner Connie Triplett interviewed Zavala and three...

2007-07-15 09:03:33

By Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 15--Get ready for dances, a pork feed, a pet parade and more at Larimore Days from Thursday through July 22 in Larimore, N.D. Here's a schedule of events: Thursday -- Citywide Rummage Sale, 4 to 8 p.m., list of sites available in City Hall or the post office beginning at 9 a.m. -- Family and Teen Dance, 8 p.m. to midnight, Good Friends restaurant. Friday -- Open Bowling, 1 to 11 p.m., Legion Lanes Bowling. -- Pet Parade judging, 6:30 p.m.,...


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