Herald Staff Report
A five-car crash on the 2700 block of South Washington Street backed up traffic Wednesday morning and resulted in at least one passenger, a minor, going to Altru Hospital for medical treatment. A release from the Grand Forks Police Department stated that all vehicles involved in the crash were originally heading north on Washington. The cars were driving through the intersection at 24th Avenue South and collided in a "chain reaction" when another vehicle stopped ahead of the line of cars.
UND athletic director Brian Faison announced this morning that the UND men's golf program has secured the necessary external funding in order to be reinstated for fiscal years 2017 and...
COOPERSTOWN, N.D.—A man is dead after a car he was driving rolled Tuesday night in Griggs County. About 7:30 p.m., the male driver was eastbound on N.D. Highway 200 about 4 miles east of Cooperstown in a 1979 Corvette when he failed to negotiate a curve in the road, according to a news release from the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The driver overcorrected and the vehicle went into the north ditch before rolling onto its roof, troopers said in the release.
A 12-year-old boy has been referred to the Ramsey County juvenile court supervisor for allegedly menacing a woman Saturday night at Sweetwater Elementary School in Devil's Lake. Devil's Lake Police Department Detective Sue Schwab said the child had held a toy gun to the woman, who Schwab believed was an employee at the school, and "had indicated, 'This is a robbery.' "
The first class of drone pilots has graduated from a new training academy near Grand Forks. Three pilots graduated from a training program created by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., a major manufacturer of drones, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions.
A winning Powerball ticket worth $100,000 was purchased from a Grand Forks gas station, but no one had claimed it by Monday afternoon, the North Dakota Lottery said. The ticket was sold at the Holiday Stationstore at 4005 S. Washington St. in Grand Forks, a news release said. The prize was for $50,000, but the player also bought the Power Play option, which means the ticket is worth $100,000. The ticket matched four white balls and the Powerball in Saturday night's draw. The winning numbers were 4, 32, 48, 49, 63 and the Powerball was 20.
The fourth annual Rally for Recovery in Grand Forks will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Town Square. The downtown event is meant to celebrate recovery from mental illness and substance abuse. The rally is open to the community. For more information, call Marlys Fisher at (701) 795-3000. Tuesday • HB Sound and Light will hold a free technical training class 5 to 7 p.m. at the Empire Arts Center, 415 DeMers Ave., Grand Forks. They will teach basic sound and lighting techniques for live productions; (701) 746-5500. Wednesday
Authorities have identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle just outside of Langdon, N.D., Saturday night. Langdon resident Stella Brown, 31, was running with her dog at 9:15 p.m. Saturday on State Highway 5 a mile east of town when she was struck from behind by a 2003 GMC Yukon driven by 25-year-old Langdon resident Aaron Olson, who was on his way home from work, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Brown was pronounced dead at the scene, and Olson was not injured. The crash is under investigation by the Highway Patrol.
LANGDON, N.D. — A woman was killed after being struck by a vehicle Saturday evening just outside of Langdon, N.D. The 31-year-old Langdon resident was running with her dog west on North Dakota Highway 5 at 9:15 p.m. when she was struck from behind by a 2003 GMC Yukon driven by a 25-year-old man, also from Langdon, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The female was pronounced dead on the scene. The man was not injured in the crash. Names of those involved have not been released.
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