Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter for the Grand Forks Herald and reports on a variety of topics. Other positions she has held at the Herald include city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. While attending the University of North Dakota, she worked as a news reporter and editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper, The Dakota Student. She now serves as one of its alumni advisers. A native of Valley City, N.D., 23 years worth of winters hasn't scared her out of the state yet.
You can follow Jewett and her reporting projects on her blog www.diggingdeeper.areavoices.com.
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A Grand Forks County judge has canceled a sentencing hearing for a police informant convicted of theft but has not revealed his reason for doing so.
Sentencing dates have been set for two Grand Forks women who pleaded guilty to conspiring to make meth across the street from a middle school.
At the age of 32, Sgt. Donald Myers took his last breath as a husband, a father and an officer of the Thief River Falls Police Department. Myers died on Feb. 17, 1962, after a suspect shot him in the chest with a rifle following a car chase on U.S. Highway 59 through rural Minnesota.
A Fosston, Minn., school bus driver who allegedly condoned bullying on his route is speaking out and pursuing possible legal action. Oran Underdahl, 73, said in a Monday statement that he is evaluating whether he has a legal claim for defamation.
A sentencing hearing for an East Grand Forks police informant who used bad checks to buy a vehicle was postponed Friday afternoon in state district court in Grand Forks after he became ill.
A defense attorney for a Finley, N.D., woman accused of killing her husband has filed a notice stating she was mentally ill at time of the murder and was not responsible for her actions.
The shoes that Jessica Eliason ran in for the Boston Marathon just over two weeks ago have the names “Larry” and “Cindy” printed on their tongues. They’re bright blue, green and purple in color. They’re also gone.
It seems like everything and every day has a holiday. Take today for instance. Yes, the date May 4 doesn’t immediately pop into your head as day worth remembering like Christmas or Halloween, but it’s a special day for enthusiasts of all sorts.
Part of the region’s future in unmanned aerial systems is evolving behind the gates of Grand Forks Air Force Base. Those gates opened Wednesday morning and base staff welcomed a group consisting of the state Legislature’s Economic Impact Committee, Grand Forks city leaders and others with UAS ties.
A Grand Forks couple charged in March with manufacturing methamphetamine near a school, an offense punishable by life in prison, pleaded not guilty Tuesday in state district court.