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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Police are investigating a suspected drug overdose that resulted in the death of an 18-year-old man in Grand Forks Saturday, police said. Bailey Henke was found unresponsive by officers at about 12:15 p.m.
On a map, it looks convenient. Located at 212 S. Fourth St., Valley Community Health Centers is on the same block as several other nonprofits, including Northlands Rescue Mission ,...
Each week, Herald reporter Charly Haley answers your questions about local government, laws and other local topics.
Kirsten Stromsodt has been hired as director of Agweek, which is expanding its weekly magazine content to broadcast television later this month. Stromsodt will be returning to Grand Forks after working three years at The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead as deputy editor. She previously worked 13 years at the Herald, which shares an office with Agweek, holding several jobs including city editor. Stromsodt said she's excited to start as Agweek's director Feb.
Eliot Glassheim was almost joking when he asked Corey Mock to buy his bookstore. The two state representatives from Grand Forks were driving home in November from a meeting in Bismarck when Glassheim inquired about Dr. Eliot's Twice Sold Tales, which sells used books online and appraises books. Mock contacted his wife, City Council member Jeannie Mock, and they decided on the spot to buy Glassheim's bookstore.
Members of the Grand Forks community can prepare to “launch” their ideas at the second annual TEDxGrandForks event next month. Tickets go on sale Monday for the Feb. 21 event,...
The city of Grand Forks and the Community Foundation have discontinued an online community engagement tool. Engage The Forks, previously at www.engagetheforks.com , was pulled offline near the end of...
Despite warmer-than-normal December weather, the first days of 2015 will be very cold -- but neither trend is an indication of the entire winter, a meteorologist said. "This cold snap, it's going to be a good part of next week, with the high not reaching above zero even on Wednesday," said Bill Barrett, meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in Grand Forks. The weather service issued a winter storm watch for the northern Red River Valley starting late this afternoon and running through Saturday afternoon, with a 90 percent chance of heavy snow tonight and a 70 percent chance of
As Fred Goetz walked through the Grand Forks Water Treatment Plant, he pointed out the age of nearly every piece of equipment. "Through this door, we're entering 1968," said Goetz, the water treatment plant supervisor, as he walked through the green tile doorway separating the plant's 1956 addition from the section added in 1968. The plant, built in 1956 on a 100-year-old water treatment site downtown, and its 1984 addition have had several equipment updates over the years, but the 1968 addition has remained intact and now only runs in the summer months, which have the highest water usage.
Monday marked this winter's first day with all-day below zero temperatures. The high for Monday was minus 1 degree — the coldest yet this year — said Tom Grafenauer, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Grand Forks. The dip in temperature has caused the annual spike in sales of winter weather gear, said Wade Pearson, CEO of Home of Economy.