Herald Staff Report
Grand Forks Police have found the driver and white SUV involved in a hit and run early Tuesday morning, according to the press release. The driver was identified as a juvenile, and charges are pending. The accident happened at 7:35 a.m. on Gateway Drive and North 42nd street. Dan Henneman, 56, of Emerado, N.D., was driving a Chevy 2500 pickup east on Gateway, passing through the intersection on a green light. A car traveling west on Gateway turned south onto 42nd Street and collided with the truck, the release said.
The state Highway 175 railroad crossing in Hallock, Minn., will close for repair Tuesday afternoon. Drivers will have to take a detour one block to the south and west using Country Road 1 and Bryan Avenue during the closure. The road is expected to reopen Saturday if weather permits.
• The following Red River High School students received scholarships and awards: Hannah Arason, 12-star Roughrider award and the University of Minnesota - Track and Field Scholarship, Scholar award; Dylan Barber, Ireland Scholarship; Zachary Beczkalo, American Legion All American Student; Samantha Behm, Frau Merritt Scholarship and the University of Mary (Sister Thomas Welder) Scholarship; Emily Blacknik, The Amelia Gray Memorial Scholarship, Mosaic Lodge Scholarship and Myra Scholarship; Ty Boucher, Boy's State Award, Cliff Cushman Memorial Award and South Dakota School of Mines; Philip Br
The Frost Fire Theater in Walhalla, N.D., kicks off its summer season with "Million Dollar Quartet," a musical dramatizing impromptu jam sessions involving Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash. The name comes from a Memphis Press-Scimitar newspaper article about the sessions with the same title.
LEEDS, N.D.—Law enforcement officers are investigating the death of a Leeds man whose body was found Saturday on railroad tracks. The North Dakota Highway Patrol and Benson County Sheriff's Department responded at 11:35 a.m. to a report of a train hitting a pedestrian in Leeds. BNSF Railway employees told officers they saw what they believed was a body on the tracks. Officers determined the 55-year-old man died on the railroad tracks, but not due to being struck by a train, according to a news release. The death is under investigation but no foul play is expected.
A Grand Forks man has been arrested after police say he was involved in multiple burglaries across town. Brennon M. Beebe, 19, was charged Saturday with Class C felony burglary and a Class B misdemeanor of minor in consumption of alcohol after police responded to an alarm call at 5:29 p.m. Saturday at the Dakota Boys Ranch, 2017 DeMers Ave. Police determined Beebe had broken a window and entered the business. Once inside, he forced his way into an office, according to a news release, but nothing appears to be missing.
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Grand Forks Public Library "Paper: Paging Through History," by Mark Kurlansky. Much Like his earlier works, Kurlansky continues to reveal the fascinating history behind the most seemingly mundane subjects, with this most recent work exploring the transformative and earth-moving power of paper.
Immanuel Lutheran to celebrate 125th anniversary Immanuel Lutheran Church of Vega Township, 25951 400th Ave. N.W., Warren, Minn., will celebrate their 125th anniversary 5 to 7 p.m. today. They will hold a Swedish Midsummer Fest meal followed by a celebratory program. This event is free and open to the public. Augustana Lutheran to host children's activities
DRAYTON, N.D.—Road construction starting Monday will disrupt traffic on Interstate 29 near Drayton. Work will consist of mill and overlay and is expected to be complete by the end of July and will include both southbound and northbound lanes. Speeds will be reduced through the work area.