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McFeely: With Colorado governor against him, maybe it's time for UND's Kennedy to throw in towel

Grand Forks HeraldMark Kennedy is the loneliest man in higher education. Since Republicans here have mostly turned on him, the University of North Dakota president is unwanted at his current campus. And...

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 18 Apr 2019 | 9:41 pm CDT

Minnesota population sees boost from immigrants, out-of-state transplant, census says

For the second year in a row, Minnesota attracted new residents from other states in 2018 and immigration continued to play an important role...

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 18 Apr 2019 | 9:41 pm CDT

Mental illness, addiction program at risk

prairiebusinessmagazine.comPeople struggling with mental illness also often face problems with addiction and other challenges, but getting comprehensive treatment can be tough. Patients would typically need to visit more than one...

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 18 Apr 2019 | 9:41 pm CDT

Russian agent's boyfriend accused of fraud scheme in North Dakota Oil Patch

prairiebusinessmagazine.comWILLISTON, N.D. — A South Dakota man, whose girlfriend admitted to being a Russian agent who tried to influence U.S. policy as the 2016 election approached, allegedly...

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 18 Apr 2019 | 9:41 pm CDT

Corporations as Marsy's Law victims debated before North Dakota Supreme Court

prairiebusinessmagazine.comBISMARCK — Marsy's Law may see its first clarification of who is a victim as the North Dakota Supreme heard arguments on Thursday, April 18, on restitution to an insurance...

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 18 Apr 2019 | 9:41 pm CDT

Minnesota adds 1,300 jobs in March; unemployment rises

prairiebusinessmagazine.comThanks to gains in construction, Minnesota added 1,300 jobs in March. Yet the state’s unemployment rate rose to 3.2%. The state’s jobless figure, which rose 0.1 percentage point from the...

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 18 Apr 2019 | 9:41 pm CDT

Fired after off-duty assault, U of M cop gets job back

prairiebusinessmagazine.comST. PAUL — A University of Minnesota police officer should have been suspended, not fired, for an aggressive off-duty encounter with a pedestrian outside a St. Paul restaurant, an arbitrator...

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 18 Apr 2019 | 9:41 pm CDT

Sandelin not one to rewatch UMD title games

prairiebusinessmagazine.comDULUTH — Scott Sandelin has coached Minnesota Duluth in four national championship games this decade, winning three. The Hibbing native, who just completed his 19th season as head of the...

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 18 Apr 2019 | 9:41 pm CDT

Gophers hockey notebook: Reduced ticket prices announced

prairiebusinessmagazine.comMINNEAPOLIS -- The refrain that “ticket prices are too high” has been repeated for years as the number of empty seats for Minnesota Gophers men’s hockey games has become more...

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 18 Apr 2019 | 9:41 pm CDT

App to tackle loneliness: Working out of what once was the ballroom in Sinclair Lewis' Duluth home, MC-Cubed’s staff develops new technology

prairiebusinessmagazine.comDULUTH --This is what the 4 p.m. meeting looks like at MC-Cubed, one of Duluth’s newest startups and the only one that has its headquarters in the top-floor ballroom of...

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 18 Apr 2019 | 9:41 pm CDT