Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter for the Grand Forks Herald with beats focusing on northwest Minnesota, unmanned aircraft systems and East Grand Forks city government. Other positions she has held at the Herald include Grand Forks city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. A native of Valley City, N.D., 24 years worth of winters haven't scared her out of the state yet.
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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.
The UND Center of Innovation has added another tenant in the unmanned aircraft system industry to its facility and officials say that company won’t be the last addition this year...
Elise Stevens’ face said it all. The 9-year-old couldn’t help but smile when she lifted a spoon from a paper cup and watched as a glob of purple slime clung to it. With the help of Ian Foerster, a master’s student in UND’s chemical engineering program, Elise had mixed watered down white glue, powdered laundry detergent and a bit of food coloring to create the small purple blob.
Dr. Mary Ann Sens oversees a busy place that is about to get even busier. Right now, the UND Forensic Pathology Center contracts with 13 counties in eastern North Dakota and six counties in northwestern Minnesota. On July 1, eight more North Dakota counties will fall into the morgue’s primary jurisdiction.