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FNS Photo by Darren Gibbins Rural Grand Forks ham radio operator Nancy Yoshida, who is also a weather observer for the National Weather Service, spends much of her day collecting data or chatting with other radio operators worldwide.

An eye for storms: Volunteers provide on-the-ground info for National Weather Service storm warnings

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GRAND FORKS — Wes Rogers remembers well June 17, 2010, the day a series of twisters tore through an area stretching from Grand Forks County to central Polk County in Minnesota and as far as Wadena County.


He was out driving around in the storm with a video camera providing footage for the National Weather Service.

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Kevin Bonham
Kevin Bonham covers news from northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota for the Grand Forks Herald. A North Dakota native, who grew up in Mandan and Dickinson, he has been a reporter or an editor with the Herald and Forum Communications for nearly 30 years. 
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