Steinke named director of Prairie Village Museum Stephanie Steinke has been named executive director of the Prairie Village Museum in Rugby, N.D., and will assume her duties Dec. 22. She joined the museum staff in 2016 in a grant-funded position of collections manager and has transitioned the museum from paper to electronic collections records and also supervised the development of collections storage. Teresa Moe promoted at Altru
The women of Zion United Methodist Church are holding a cookie walk at 9 a.m. Saturday in the church at 1001 24th Ave. S., Grand Forks. Cookies are sold for $7 a pound; candies and lefse are packaged and sold separately. For more info, call (701) 772-1893. The Grand Cities Aglow meeting is at 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the East Grand Forks Senior Center, 538 Rhinehart Dr. S.E., East Grand Forks. Please note this is a new location. Marlys Schmidt, Ezra International's North Dakota Representative, will be the speaker and refreshments will be served.
A juvenile girl was taken to Altru Hospital after she was struck by a car outside of a school Tuesday in Grand Forks. According to police, the child was crossing 13th Avenue South next to Lewis and Clark Elementary School with her parent at 5:10 p.m. when she was struck in the crosswalk by a vehicle driven by 22-year-old Mitchel Rogers of Grand Forks. The driver swerved to avoid the parent but hit the girl, according to a police news release.
Police said they are investigating a report of a body found outside in south Grand Forks early Sunday but would not provide further information. The Police Department said the matter is "an ongoing, active investigation" and directed questions to the department's investigations division Monday. According to a log of police activities, provided by the department, police officers investigated a possible suicidal person with possible injuries on the 800 block of South 25th Street early Sunday morning.
The Sox For Kids benefit auction for area children is at 6 p.m. Saturday in the Hatton Community Center, Hatton, N.D. The auction is presented by the Hatton Men's Club. Cash or gift donations may be sent or delivered to Citizen's State Bank, P.O. Box 319, Northwood, N.D. 58257. For more info, call (218) 779-2535 or (701) 430-0714.
For more than 25 winters, the Herald has been naming blizzards after famous and lesser known people in the news or with area connections. The honor Monday went to 4-year-old Axl Duhamel, whose dad, actor Josh Duhamel, has a side career playing the famous face of his home state of North Dakota. Little Axl has appeared with Josh in tourism promotions in the Badlands.
Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge held its annual Christmas tree cutting event, hosted by the Friends of Rydell and Glacial Ridge Refuge Association. Donations for trees go to support the organization.
St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Devils Lake is holding its Christmas bazaar and luncheon from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. Rolls and doughnuts, along with the bazaar and bake sale, start at 8 a.m. and a Swiss steak lunch begins at 11 a.m. For more info, call (701) 665-3170. Christmas Tour of Homes is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 302 Booth Ave., Larimore, N.D. Tickets are $20 at the church, which includes a festive holiday luncheon.
Choice Financial adds board member Dr. Susan Mathison, Fargo, has been added to Choice Financial's Board of Directors, bringing the bank's total board members to 11 directors. She is founder of the Catalyst Medical Center in Fargo and writes a blog at PositivelyBeautiful.com and a Forum newspaper column. Novak wins award