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2009-06-26 14:13:54

Multiple vehicle crashes took place on Interstate 29 near Grand Forks, N.D., after a moose wandered onto the highway, police say. An unidentified Highway Patrol trooper said the interstate mess began when a pickup truck hit the moose, resulting in the truck driving into a ditch and turning onto its side, the Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald reported Friday. A minivan also ended up in the ditch after hitting the remnants of the moose carcass Thursday, leaving the driver with non-serious injuries. The...

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...

2008-08-05 12:00:41

By Ryan Schuster, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 5--The iconic Gold's Gym chain of fitness centers could soon open a Grand Forks location. Gold's Gym has identified Grand Forks as a potential future market, and the company has talked to more than one potential franchise owner about taking over local franchise rights, according to Keith Albright, senior vice president of franchising for Gold's Gym. Details such as the gym's location and opening date would be worked out after a franchise...

2008-08-03 12:00:17

By Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 3--For the first time since the early 1900s, a pair of sandhill cranes has been documented as successfully breeding in northeastern North Dakota. The discovery first made news among birding enthusiasts in mid-July, when an observer reported seeing the cranes with a juvenile near Edinburg, N.D. Grand Forks birding expert Dave Lambeth photographed the parents and young crane Wednesday using a digital camera mounted on a spotting scope, a...

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...

2008-08-01 15:00:35

By Paulette Tobin, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 1--How funny is a dead terrorist? Very, very funny, judging from the reception comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham got from a full-house audience Thursday night in the Chester Fritz Auditorium in Grand Forks. Achmed the Dead Terrorist is one of a suitcase full of characters that inspire Dunham, currently on a North American tour that's selling out most venues, including the 2,384 seats at the Fritz. "Every seat here tonight will be...

2008-08-01 15:00:34

By Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Aug. 1--Some shows are in their final days, others have yet to open. And if you're planning to get out to Medora, N.D., to see the Medora Musical, you've got about a month to get there. Here's a roundup of area shows and the summer theater season. Hurry, or you'll miss them n "Trailer Park": Tonight is the final night for "The Great American Trailer Park Musical," with an 8 p.m. show at Fire Hall Theatre. Location: Grand Forks Tickets: $15, $12; $10 if you...

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...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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