Herald Staff Report
A new local weekly sports television show is scheduled to start in August. WDAZ in Grand Forks and WDAY in Fargo will produce a show focusing on area sports. It...
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded more than $621,000 to North Dakota counties through its Operation Stonegarden Grant (OPSG) program, according to a news release from the office of Sen.
Tonight's Family Fun Night and Movie in the Park has been rescheduled due to weather. The Grand Forks Park District announced the two events were canceled after the National Weather Service in Grand Forks issued a wind advisory today for eastern North Dakota. Meteorologists predicted winds of 25 to 35 mph would enter the area, with gusts of up to 50 mph. The advisory is set to expire at 11 p.m.
The Grand Forks Police Department will hold a public auction for abandoned property Saturday. Approximately 50 unclaimed vehicles and more than 100 unclaimed bikes will be for sale. The auction will take place at the department's impound lot at 1800 N 36th St. The gate will open at 9 a.m., and the sale starts at 10 a.m. All property must be settled for before owners can remove it from the premises. All sold property will also be given a five-day window to be formally removed from the lot.
One person was airlifted to Sanford Hospital in Fargo after suffering injuries Monday in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 2 in Fosston, Minn. The injured juvenile female, whose identify was not released by the Polk County Sheriff's Office, was a passenger in a car driven by Holly Joann Thorson, also of Fosston. Thorson also suffered minor injuries after her eastbound car struck a pickup driven by St. Louis Park, Minn., resident Michael Kenneth Ripley.
Tim O'Keefe has been named executive director and chair of UND's School of Entrepreneurship. O'Keefe served as the school's interim director after its creation for the 2014-2015 school year, according to a news release. O'Keefe was also appointed the Eugene Dahl Innovation and Character Endowed Chair. Since arriving at UND in 1999, he has held a variety of positions, including chairman of the Department of Information Systems and Business Communication and director of the Master in Business Administration Program. He also recently co-authored four textbooks.
Detectives were still looking for clues Monday in the armed robbery of a St. Hilaire, Minn., store Friday evening. Blaize Zimmerman, of the Pennington County Sheriff's Office, said Monday afternoon detectives had not identified any suspects or persons of interest in the armed robbery, which was reported to the Sheriff's Office at about 9 p.m. Friday at the Kruse In convenience store in St. Hilaire.
The Grand Forks Motor Vehicle Branch Office will close on July 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. for staff training.
Walleye released 25-inch minimum 27¾ inches -- Nick Shabert, Port Isabel, Texas, Devils Lake. Channel catfish released 30-inch minimum 35 inches -- Randall Thompson, Grand Forks, Red River. Northern pike...
Brian Erickson was located at his residence this morning, according to a news release from the Grand Forks Police Department. After locating Erickson's unoccupied vehicle in Grand Forks, officers continued searching. Shortly after 7:30 a.m., the vehicle was no longer parked where officers previously located it. Officers were still unable to reach Erickson by telephone. The Grand Forks Police Department then requested assistance from the Grand Forks County Sheriff's Department to check a residence in Emerado, ND.