Charly Haley covers city government for the Grand Forks Herald. As night reporter, she also has many general assignments. Before working at the Herald, she was a reporter at the Jamestown Sun and interned at The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Detroit Lakes Newspapers and the St. Cloud Times. Haley is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, and her hometown is Sartell, Minn.
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North Dakota Highway Patrol is conducting an internal investigation after discovering one of its own officers had driven on the wrong side of a highway for about four minutes the night of a fatal train-bus collision in Larimore, N.D. According to North Dakota State Radio transcripts from the night of Jan. 5, at least two 911 callers reported about 7 p.m. a Highway Patrol vehicle driving west in an eastbound lane of U.S. Highway 2 between Arvilla and Larimore. Minutes later, after an officer was sent to find the wrong-way driver, Lt.
A threat to Valley Vision on South Washington Street on Thursday night prompted Grand Forks police to use a remote-controlled robot in searching the scene. At about 10 p.m., the...
North Valley Arts Council's upcoming events, programs and new board members were discussed at the nonprofit's annual meeting Thursday. About 20 of NoVAC's roughly 175 members attended the meeting.
Submissions for a new UND nickname should be accepted throughout April, the university's new nickname committee decided Wednesday. Online and print submissions of nickname suggestions will be accepted April 1 through April 30, the committee decided.
As a science writer whose primary audience is children, David Bjerklie pays extra close attention to the language in his articles. Science is complicated, but that doesn't mean writing about it for children needs to be simplistic, Bjerklie told an audience in the Herald's community room Tuesday during the 21st Jack Hagerty Lecture on Contemporary Media Issues. Bjerklie, a UND graduate who grew up in Minot, has worked for Time Magazine since 1984, mainly writing science articles in Time for Kids. The Hagerty Lecture was endowed by the Herald to honor its longtime editor Jack Hagerty. During
The Alerus Center is paying about $30,000 this year toward reducing its debt to the city of Grand Forks. It is the second annual payment in the city-owned event center's...
Questions about a Canadian contribution to a Grand Forks state legislator's campaign have prompted the North Dakota Secretary of State's office to review how federal election laws apply to state...
As city leaders move forward with a social detox center in downtown Grand Forks -- despite a recent lack of county support -- county leaders say they want more information. The center -- a place where people who are heavily intoxicated but not committing a crime and not in need of medical attention could sober up safely -- failed to gain support from the Grand Forks County Commission Tuesday after no commissioner seconded Commissioner Cynthia Pic's motion to vote in support of the project. Both city and county leaders say they don't believe that decision is final if more information can be p
Jace Erickson remembers finding a box of empty liquor bottles among his sister's belongings while helping her move between homes a few years ago near St.