COMPASS POINTS Not enough ice for larger vehicles - yet
Despite the cold weather, it looks like its going to be at least a few more days before larger lakes in the region have enough ice to safely support larger vehicles.
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STAFF BLOG GRAND FORKS GOURMET Taco Bell's 'Doritos Locos' Review
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Im not gonna lie. I had been looking forward to the Doritos Locos taco for some time now. They had test marketed them in a couple ... Posted on 3/9/12 at 12:00 AM
A proposed Devils Lake oil refinery that would handle 20,000 barrels a day and bring 50 to 100 jobs is being met with some concerns in the Lake Region. The company, American Energy Holdings is hoping to build the refinery within the next two years. But city leaders say that may not be a realistic goal.
A new oil refinery may be built near Devils Lake, according to Mayor Dick Johnson. The 20,000 barrel per day refinery planned by American Energy Holdings LLC would employ 50-100 people. Johnson says it's premature to say a deal is done but "they have interest in us and we have interest in them.
It's an exciting sight for anglers in the lake region, Devils Lake finally covered in ice. But fishing experts warn that ice season isn't heating up yet just because the water has cooled. Devils Lake is almost completely frozen, thanks to a cold snap this weekend, but the ice is still way too thin to head out on to just yet.
The kindness and generosity of Lake Region residents will be felt around the world this holiday season. Bethel Evangelical Church in Devils Lake collected more than 500 shoe boxes filled with donated items for "Operation Christmas Child."
The annual gala brought in more than 10,000 dollars for the college. The school raises money through donations and auctions. Lake Region raised about 10,000 dollars more during this year's event than last year. Organizers say the community gets more generous every year.
A 79-year-old Devils Lake woman lost $10,000 after being victimized in a “grandparent scam.” The woman went to her local bank and had $10,000 sent via wire transfer to someone in a city near Lima, Peru, according to Devils Lake Police Detective Sue Schwab.
A community wide effort is resulting in a new food pantry coming to Devils Lake. Construction is underway at the new Hope Center, with the goal that it will offer much more than food to those in need in the Lake Region. Hope sprang for the the Hope Center back in April, and since then, numerous local groups are backing the cause.
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