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2008-08-01 15:00:34

By Paulette Tobin, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 1--By Paulette Tobin Herald Staff Writer The Medora Musical" packs a lot of razzle dazzle into its nightly high-energy show, with fireworks, more than two dozen singers and dancers and even live horses and a re-enactment of Teddy Roosevelt's historic charge up San Juan hill. Still, when Job Christenson lifts his voice to sing the inspirational Josh Groban song "You Raise Me Up," a hush falls over the audience sitting under the...

2008-08-01 15:00:34

By Paulette Tobin, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 1--It's deja vu all over again for the four-person cast of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change," a musical comedy that runs Tuesday through Aug. 9 in Grand Forks' Empire Arts Center presented by Crimson Creek Players. That's because of the four -- Debra Berger, Darin Kerr, Jared Kinney and Misti Koop -- all starred in the same show at the Empire in February 2007. "This is actually my third time, because I did it a few years ago in...

2008-08-01 15:00:25

By Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 1--n What: "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change," a musical comedy about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws. n When and where: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Aug. 8, 2 p.m. Aug. 9; Empire Arts Center, Grand Forks. n Tickets: Adults, $18; seniors/students, $15; available in advance at the Chester Fritz box office, (701) 777-4090. ----- To see more of the Grand Forks Herald, or to subscribe to the newspaper, go to...

2008-08-01 15:00:25

By Paulette Tobin, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 1--n Time and place: "The Medora Musical," an award-winning two-hour, professionally produced musical extravaganza featuring Job Christenson of Grand Forks. Performances, 8:30 MDT nightly through Sept. 6, Burning Hills Amphitheatre, Medora, N.D. n Military special: Those currently serving in the U.S. military, their spouse and dependent children, will receive 50 percent off ticket prices. Please indicate military status when making...

2008-07-26 15:00:30

By Paulette Tobin, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 26--It's out with "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" and in with "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" for the Crimson Creek Players this summer in Grand Forks. Earlier this year, Crimson announced it would present the musical "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" Aug. 5-8 and Aug. 12-15 at Empire Arts Center. That show has been scrapped, and instead, Crimson will present "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change," a musical that the...

2008-07-26 12:00:35

By Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 26--Summer celebrations - Old Mill State Park: The Marshall County (Minn.) Council on Aging will sponsor a Celebration of Summer program Sunday at Old Mill State Park. Bring a dish to pass for a 1 p.m. potluck dinner. Beverages and utensils will be provided. A music festival from 1 to 5 p.m. will be sponsored by Newfolden Lions Club and Friends of Old Mill; bring a treat to share and a lawn chair. Other activities: Horse-drawn wagon rides, door prizes,...

2008-07-25 15:00:36

By Paulette Tobin, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 25--Season Premiere n Where and when: 7:30 Sept. 27, UND Chester Fritz Auditorium. n Featured artists: Korliss Uecker, Tammy Hensrud, William Saetre, Michael Schmidt, Grand Forks Master Chorale, UND Choirs. n Program: Mendelssohn, Intermezzo from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"; Bizet, Aria from "The Pearl Fishers"; Delibes, Flower Duet From "Lakme"; Beethoven, Symphony No. 9. Chasing Light n Where and when: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 and 2...

2008-07-24 12:00:49

By Tu-Uyen Tran, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 24--Grand Forks' airport terminal could end up costing more than the $20 million price tag originally discussed and could bring the airport authority's cash reserves down to the point that it may need a bailout from the city. Yet, in Wednesday discussions between airport officials and the City Council, even the council's staunchest fiscal hawks seemed OK with that. Even Council member Terry Bjerke, known for his "cut, cut, cut, cut"...

2008-07-24 12:00:41

By Marilyn Hagerty, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 24--Dear Shirley, It was 50 years ago this summer when a bunch of farm boys from down around Holmes, N.D., got together and made themselves a softball diamond. They would work all day and then get together in the evenings and play ball. They started this week with a celebration at Holmes Wesley United Methodist Church. They invited all the former players on the Holmes team, the present players and, of course, the families. Ball games...

2008-07-23 15:01:04

By Tu-Uyen Tran, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 23--A consultant for the city of Grand Forks said the site the city picked in Rye Township for its landfill is very suitable. The groundwater near the surface isn't drinkable, and the soil is full of clay, limiting how much pollutants would penetrate into the ground should the landfill liner break, according to William T. Shefchik, a geologist with the firm Burns & McDonnell. Sensors placed at 55 locations in the township found no...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'