Herald Staff Report
• The Women's Pregnancy Center in Grand Forks announced that 22 families will have presents under their trees thanks to the donations of local families who participated in the Adopt-A-Family program. The Adopt-A-Family Program gives client families a wish list of the families' needs. Many ask for basic necessities such as winter coats, shoes, and baby clothes.
Drywall fell on a construction worker at UND's campus Thursday, sending the man to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. At about 7:30 p.m., UND Police responded to the UND School of Law construction site after a worker stumbled on scaffolding and had a portion of drywall that was leaning on a railing fall on his leg, said Sgt. Danny Weigel of UND Police. The Grand Forks Fire Department and Altru Ambulance also responded to the scene, at 264 Centennial Drive, and the man was transported to Altru. Police are not releasing the man's name at this time, Weigel said.
New in GF/EGF "Annie": A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. With: Quvenzhané Wallis, Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx. (1:58) Rated PG for some mild language and rude humor. "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies": Bilbo and Company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the terrifying Smaug from acquiring a kingdom of treasure and obliterating all of Middle-Earth.
Former UND player Zack Trygstad will join the UND coaching staff as a volunteer assistant, the school announced Wednesday. Trygstad, a four-year starter, finished his career with a lifetime batting...
Lincoln Drive Park in Grand Forks became the site of a Festival of Lights on Wednesday with lighting of menorah to mark the celebration of Hanukkah. Grand Forks officials welcomed Rabbi Yonah Grossman of Fargo's Chabad Jewish Center of North Dakota, which organized the lighting. It was the fourth recent year Grand Forks has celebrated the holiday with a public menorah lighting. Attendees at the event, held at the park's warming house, also had a chance to try kosher chili made by Mayor Mike Brown.
After two recent apprehensions of people entering the country illegally, officials with U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Grand Forks are asking residents to watch for suspicious activity by people who may be illegally in the country. According to a statement from the federal agency, a suspect was apprehended after illegally crossing the border about 20 miles east of Lancaster, Minn., in Kittson County, on Dec. 14. A resident alerted authorities and helped locate the person. A second person was reported by a resident in Williston on Dec.
A 33-year-old St. Michael, N.D., woman will serve six months in prison for child abuse or neglect. A federal judge sentenced Geraldine Dumarce during a hearing Tuesday in Fargo. According to the U.S.
Mugs: Brian Hanson, Branden Kuersteiner, Russ Swagger, Julie Scheving Hanson elected chairman Brian Hanson, dealer principal, Hansons Auto & Implement, Grafton, N.D., was elected chairman of the North Dakota Implement Dealers Association during the organization's annual convention, held recently in Bismarck. He has been a member of the NDIDA board of directors since 2006 and served as first vice chairman during the past year. Scheving named corporate officer Julie Scheving has been named a corporate officer of Forward Foundation.
Girls basketball Tuesday’s results North Dakota Fairmount/Campbell-Tintah 60, Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 43 Turtle Mountain 61, Minot 59 West Fargo 75, Fargo North 46 Edgeley-Kulm-Montpelier 54, Oakes 36 Grant County 57, Hettinger-Scranton 38...
As the holiday season returns, The Herald is looking for the Hometown Heroes who make our communities better — and improve the lives of those around them. We’re searching for...