Herald Staff Report
FORT TOTTEN, N.D.—Tate Topa Elementary and Middle School in Fort Totten has received Level 1 certification in the Marzano Research High Reliability Schools program. This certification recognizes Tate Topa's "safe and collaborative culture," according to a news release. The High Reliability School program was created by Marzano Research to help schools take proactive steps to ensure student success. Tate Topa is the first school in North Dakota to achieve Level 1 certification.
Pind joins American Crystal Daniel Pind has joined American Crystal Sugar as assistant packaging and warehouse supervisor in the Hillsboro, N.D., factory. Pind has a bachelor's degree in industrial technology and electronics and has 10 years of experience in the manufacturing and warehouse industry. Hodny re-appointed
Aerial mosquito control sprays are scheduled for 7 to 11 p.m. Wednesday in the Minnesota cities of Alvarado, Stephen and Warren. Licensed pilots will assist in the application of mosquito control product designed for residential areas. It is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration and will not harm people, pets or gardens.
Grand Forks and East Grand Forks will conduct citywide mosquito spraying at 9 p.m. Wednesday. The mosquito control trucks are marked with yellow flashing lights and will travel at 10 to 15 mph while spraying. Equipment is expected to be noisy, but crews are expected to be done spraying by 1 a.m., according to a news release. Wind speeds higher than 10 mph or inclement weather may delay the spraying.
A Global Hawk based at Grand Forks Air Force Base helped its aircraft model hit more than 200,000 flight hours logged since it was rolled out for service nearly 15 years ago. The high-altitude unmanned aircraft is utilized by the U.S. Air Force for intelligence gathering missions, with Global Hawks under the branch's command accounting for 88 percent of the flight hours totaled, according to a news release. The remaining hours were tallied by Global Hawks flying for NASA, the U.S. Navy and Germany
South 20th Street in Grand Forks will be closed at the intersection with 47th Avenue South on Tuesday due to a reconstruction project, according to the city's press release. The release said that the parking lots by South Middle School will be accessible from the east on 47th Avenue. The entire 47th Avenue reconstruction project is scheduled to complete by the end of August, weather permitting, the release says.
LARIMORE, N.D. — The North Dakota Highway Patrol screened 37 vehicles Saturday at a sobriety checkpoint on Highway 18, about 10 miles south of Larimore. One driver was tested during the two-hour checkpoint, but no arrests were made, according to a news release from the Patrol. After the checkpoint, troopers patrolling the area made one DUI arrest and also issued two traffic citations and six warnings.
Grand Forks and East Grand Forks will conduct citywide mosquito spraying beginning at 9 tonight. Crews are expected to be done spraying by 1 a.m. The mosquito control trucks are marked with yellow flashing lights and will travel at 10-15 mph while spraying. Equipment is expected to be noisy. Wind speeds higher than 10 mph or inclement weather may delay the spraying. Citizens are urged to take extra precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitos because West Nile virus has been found in mosquitoes and birds, as well as human cases, in Grand Forks County.
THIEF RIVER FALLS—The Minnesota State Patrol released more information on a crash south of Thief River Falls that killed two people Saturday night. Six people and two vehicles were involved in the accident, according to the Patrol. The two who died were in the same car. One of the occupants in the other car suffered a "serious injury" while the rest had non-life threatening injuries.
BISMARCK -- North Dakota elected delegates crafted a harsh resolution criticizing Sen. Heidi Heitkamp for endorsing Hillary Clinton. The resolution claims Heitkamp is being “disrespectful to the people of our...