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2008-07-06 18:00:13

By Joseph Marks, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 6--EERC breaks contract record 5 years running UND's Energy and Environmental Research Center marked its fifth consecutive record year of contract awards recently, according to a news release. In the 12-month period ending June 30, the EERC received $95 million in new contract awards -- more than twice what the center took five years earlier, the release said. The EERC estimates those new contract awards will result in an annual...

2008-07-05 12:00:23

By Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 5--LAKOTA, N.D. -- The city of Lakota is celebrating its 125th anniversary this weekend. The Nelson County community is hosting an all-school reunion, conducting tours of the Stump Lake Village -- a historic park that preserves some of the history of Lakota and Nelson County -- a parade, an ice-cream social, street dances, fireworks displays and dozens of other activities today. Here are some of the highlights: Today - 7 to10 a.m.: Breakfast, St....

2008-07-05 12:00:17

By Ryan Schuster, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 5--While most airlines are slashing flights and retrenching as a result of high fuel prices and a challenging financial situation, low-cost leisure carrier Allegiant Air is actually adding flights and destinations. Las Vegas-based Allegiant, Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways were the only U.S. carriers to report a first quarter profit, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. "They are doing well because they are not in...

2008-07-04 12:00:19

By Paulette Tobin, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 4--With a musical finale called "I'm Gonna Make Like a Nail and Press On," it's clear we can expect some fun with "The Great American Trailer Park Musical," which will run Monday through Thursday at Fire Hall Theatre in Grand Forks. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Tickets will be $15 for adults and $12 for students. To reserve tickets, call (701) 746-0847. Directed by Chris Berg and produced by Job Christenson...

2008-07-04 12:00:15

By Kevin Bonham, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 4--Raising, extending and relocating existing dikes are the most viable flood-control measures for the Devils Lake Basin, should the lake continue to rise, according to a preliminary report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps will outline those potential measures in a series of public meetings next week. The meetings are: n 7 p.m. Tuesday: Spirit Lake Casino and Resort, St. Michael, N.D. n Noon Wednesday: Cooperstown...

2008-07-02 12:00:51

By Ryan Schuster, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 2--Allegiant Air and local airport officials were flanked by an actual Las Vegas showgirl wearing an oversized feather Allegiant hat, balloons and banners adorned with Allegiant's logo during Tuesday's press conference. As expected, Allegiant announced Tuesday that it will begin year-round, two-day-a-week service between Grand Forks International Airport and McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas starting Sept. 29. The glitz of the...

2008-07-02 12:00:23

By Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 2--Inflammation is the redness, heat, swelling and pain that occurs when the body is killing invading organisms or removing damaged tissue while healing wounds. The inflammatory response is a blessing when needed for a short time to overcome a mild infection or injury. The inflammatory response can be a curse if it is not properly controlled or switched on when not needed because it can damage healthy parts of the body. A long-term or chronic, low-grade...

2008-07-01 21:00:13

By Ryan Schuster, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 1--Allegiant Air announced Tuesday at a press conference that it will begin year-round two-day-a-week service between Grand Forks International Airport and McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas this fall. Starting on Sept. 29, Allegiant will fly to and from Las Vegas and Grand Forks on Mondays and Fridays. "We are pleased to bring the Allegiant brand of low-fare, nonstop jet service to the Grand Forks community," Allegiant's...

2008-07-01 12:00:44

By Ryan Schuster, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jul. 1--Allegiant Air will begin air service between Grand Forks and Las Vegas, according to a source with knowledge. Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air will add two round-trip flights a week from Grand Forks to Las Vegas, according to the source, who requested anonymity. A press conference has been scheduled for this morning at Grand Forks International Airport to announce the new service. "I shall neither confirm nor deny that we will be...

2008-06-26 12:02:53

By Ryan Schuster, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jun. 26--Grand Forks International Airport is included on a list of airports considered by a consumer advocacy group among the most likely to lose flights. But the announcement of airports the group said could be in danger of losing air service quickly drew the ire of local and airline officials and industry observers. A study released Wednesday by the Business Travel Coalition advocacy group listed Grand Forks among 100 regional airports in...