Herald Staff Report
A driver and a passenger were injured Monday near East Grand Forks after a vehicle they were in went airborne before rolling onto its roof.
Longtime Grand Forks journalist Neil Carlson is leaving Valley News Live to pursue a different path with his career. Carlson announced on a Valley News Live segment yesterday he was starting an online, video news gathering and distribution service for newspapers and radio stations across the region. Carlson was reporting in downtown Grand Forks in 1997 during the floods and fires that swept through the region. He said looking back, he remembers how thousands of people in Greater Grand Forks and across North Dakota and Minnesota stepped up to help each other.
BAUDETTE, Minn. -- Investigators have released the name of a Baudette man who was fatally hit by a car while he was kneeling in the middle of the road last weekend near Lake of the Woods. Nicholas Marcel Hoffman, 39, died after a 2003 Buick Century driven by 36-year-old Jon Bryan Haney of Rochester, Minn., hit him about 11:20 p.m. Sunday, according to a crash report from the Minnesota State Patrol. Investigators said Haney was eastbound on County Road 8 when he noticed Hoffman kneeling in the roadway just west of state Highway 172, or about 10 miles northwest of Baudette.
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BAUDETTE, Minn.—A Baudette man who was kneeling on the road was fatally hit by a car late Sunday night near Lake of the Woods.
GRAND FORKS — A bomb threat prompted officials to evacuate the Grand Forks International Airport early Saturday morning, Jan. 28. Grand Forks officers responded at 5:14 a.m. to the airport after a traveler told a ticket agent there was a bomb in his bag, according to a news release. The suspect, who was taken into custody there without incident, was identified as Paraman Radhakishan, 53.
CROOKSTON—A University of North Dakota instructor and student flying a small aircraft were forced to an emergency landing Friday evening, Jan. 27, in Polk County. Rescue workers and law enforcement responded at 6:41 p.m. about 10 miles southwest of Crookston, where UND instructor pilot Joseph Gromek, 22, and student pilot Collin Bates, 21, landed a 2008 Cessna 172S after their engine failed, according to a news release. The two were able to land the plane in a plowed field and the aircraft sustained light damage, the release stated.
GF KnightRiders 1, Dickinson 0 Payton Kriewald's goal early in the first period was all Grand Forks needed as the KnightRiders defeated Dickinson at Eagles Arena on Friday. Teresa Mattson posted 24 saves to secure the shutout. Dickinson netminder Baylee Kram made 33 saves. "We started out well and peppered them right away," said KnightRider coach Alex Hedlund. "Dickinson plays tough hockey and had some chances they just didn't capitalize on. A win is a win and we are happy with that." Devils Lake 65, GF Central 26
The following represents recent votes of Grand Forks lawmakers at the North Dakota Legislature, underway in Bismarck. Not all bills are not represented, and especially those that pass or fail with near-unanimous votes.
• Payton Gullikson, Warren, Minn., has been named to the fall Dean's List at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. • Mark Bittner of Crookston has received high honors during the fall semester at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. High Honors are awarded to students with a GPA from 3.75 to 3.89.