Herald Staff Report
GRAFTON, N.D.—Veterans in the Grafton area will have closer access to health care. The Department of Veterans Affairs marked on Friday the opening of a VA clinic at at 1319 11th St. W. in Grafton. The 3,000-square-foot facility will provide a range of services for veterans, including primary care, behavioral health, preventative, laboratory and prescription, a news release said.
Fewer dogs attacked mail carriers last year, the U.S. Postal Service said this week. USPS reported 10 North Dakota incidents in which a dog went after a postal worker in 2017, according to a news release. That was down by two attacks compared to 2016, the postal service said. Dickinson and Williston had two dog attacks each, while Fargo, Beulah, Grafton, Mandan, Valley City and Neche each reported one attack, according to USPS data.
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Josh Morton, a former UND quarterback and associate athletic director, was announced Thursday as the new athletic director at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, S.D. Augustana will introduce Morton at a press conference at 10:30 a.m. Friday. Morton was most recently assistant athletic director at Michigan State, where he primarily worked in fundraising. Before beginning his career in college athletics, Morton served as the sports director and sports anchor for WCIV-TV, the ABC affiliate in Charleston, S.C.
Each week, the Grand Forks Police Department releases its Most Wanted list in an attempt to bring in suspects. The law enforcement agency started posting its top five most wanted on its Facebook page in early December as a way to enlist the public's help, and some tips have helped officers make several arrests.
DNR highlights asset repair needs The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources last week highlighted the need for infrastructure improvements as outlined by Gov. Mark Dayton in his 2018 public works bill. The governor's proposal requests legislative approval for $130 million in improvements for DNR buildings and other infrastructure. DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr said the list of repairs needed at DNR facilities across the state grows longer each year.
LAKOTA, N.D.—A registered sex offender has been ordered to spend more than four years behind bars for trying to sexually assault a juvenile boy in Nelson County. Leo Lars Borgen, 52, was sentenced Thursday in Nelson County District Court to 10 years in prison for a Class B felony count of attempted gross sexual imposition. Five years of that sentence will be suspended, and he was credited 281 days for time served.
Gudajtes named 2017 Appraiser of the Year Farmers National Company, the nation's leading farm and ranch management and brokerage company, is pleased to announce that Andy Gudajtes, ARA, Certified General Appraiser from Grand Forks has been named the company's 2017 Appraiser of the Year. This is the second year in a row Gudajtes has achieved this honor. JLG Architects names Allen as next CEO
The cold, snowy winter weather won’t stop the UND softball team from hosting a Big Sky Conference series this weekend. The Alerus Center will host UND’s games against Montana on Friday and Saturday on the turf football field.
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