After an unsuccessful four-year search, Betty Braaten and daughter Diane Kinney had given up on their attempt to connect with relatives in Denmark. However, little did they know then that their relatives across the Atlantic Ocean also were searching for family members on websites.
While the latest plan means more post offices will remain open, the reductions could erode a service that many in small towns have come to rely upon. Some experienced employees, for example, have departed.
The Manvel, N.D., man said the brother he killed threatened him with a gun, but the court said that happened more than a decade ago. It upheld a ruling by state District Judge Lawrence Jahnke to bar testimony about that threat from Chisholm's trial.
A Manvel, N.D., man was hospitalized Monday evening after crashing an Ultralight aircraft into a wheat field east of Manvel off Grand A man was hospitalized Monday evening after crashing an Ultralight aircraft into a wheat field east of Manvel, N.D., off Grand Forks County Road 33.
A Manvel, N.D., man has been arrested in connection to the June 11 death of a Grand Forks teen from a reported drug overdose. Police say a witness said Wesley Sweeney, 18, said he provided drugs to Christian Bjerk, 18, but it wasn’t his fault Bjerk overdosed. Sweeney was arrested Wednesday and charged with felony reckless endangerment in Bjerk's death and in the overdose of a 15-year-old boy.
A fire early Wednesday afternoon destroyed much of a house at 361 Wright St. in Mekinock, N.D., according to the Emerado Fire Department. Around 25 firefighters from the Emerado, Gilby and Manvel volunteer departments arrived on the scene shortly after 1 p.m. to find smoke and flames coming through the top of the attic.
Police have released the name of a man they believe was with a Grand Forks man the night before his body was found early Monday morning in the city’s north end. Wesley Robert Sweeney, 18, of Manvel, N.D., was arrested at a nearby park. He had an outstanding Grand Forks County warrant for failing to appear in court on a misdemeanor charge of refusing to halt.
A grass fire Thursday at an oft-burned abandoned farmstead north of Manvel, N.D., took two rural fire departments to kill it. The call came in shortly before 8 p.m. today, said Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Deputy Dave Stromberg.
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