Herald Staff Report
Boys and Girls Ranch promotes Martin The Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch has promoted Jo Anne Martin to store and warehouse manager at the Grand Forks thrift store. Martin was an assistant manager for six months. Ad Monkeys receives award Ad Monkeys, Grand Forks, received a silver Addy award in the single color photography category for its entry "Pure Determination done for Nodak Sports Magazine." Addy awards were presented during the American Advertising Awards on Feb. 26 in the Fargo Holiday Inn.
A Grand Forks jail inmate has been charged after video captured him bending parts of two cell doors so they wouldn't lock, according to court documents. Billy Ray Hackler, 58, was charged Thursday in Grand Forks District Court with criminal mischief, a Class A misdemeanor. He's been in court on other charges recently, including for leading police on a chase and for abandoning more than two dozen cats in his Grand Forks apartment.
Ronnie Milsap Today at Shooting Star: Grammy-winning country singer Ronnie Milsap will perform at 8 tonight at the Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center in Mahnomen, Minn. Tickets start at $15. For more info: starcasino.com. Saturdays with Sue Saturday at The Ember: Artist Sue Burke will create an entire painting from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at The Ember. For more info: facebook.com/TheEmber. Play Day
The East Grand Forks Veterans of Foreign Wars Club will host a Heritage Fun'd Nite at 5 p.m. April 1. The event will include a social, supper, silent auction and cash prizes. Funds raised will help maintain the Nisbet Farmstead on the Heritage grounds. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the door or by calling Tom at (701) 739-3030.
CROOKSTON—A Crookston splash park project funded by public donations could be ready to open Memorial Day weekend or early June. Construction is set to start soon for the 3,000-square-foot park in Highland Park. Parks and Recreation Director Scott Riopelle told the city's Park Board this week that construction equipment has been moved to the site while the spray features will remain in storage until they can be installed. The Crookston City Council approved moving forward with the project in July.
New in GF/EGF "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice": Superman becomes the most controversial figure in the world, an emblem of hope for some and a threat to humanity to others, including Bruce Wayne. With: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Jesse Eisenberg. (2:33) Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action throughout and some sensuality.
Men’s basketball CIT Wednesday’s quarterfinals Coastal Carolina 60, Grand Canyon 58 Columbia 69, Ball State 67 UC Irvine 67, Louisiana Lafayette 66 Today’s quarterfinal UT Arlington (23-13) at New Jersey...
prep basketball Honors for Swanson Fosston’s Abby Swanson is an honorable mention on the Minnesota Girls Basketball Coaches Association’s Class A all-state team. The 5-foot-8 senior was the top scoring...
Women’s basketball WNIT Wednesday’s results Florida Gulf Coast 73, Tulane 61 Oregon 73, Utah 63 Today’s games Ohio at Temple Northern Iowa at South Dakota TCU at UTEP Friday’s game...
A two-vehicle crash at an intersection in southwest Grand Forks sent one driver to the hospital Wednesday. Grand Forks police responded at 5:48 p.m. to 32 Avenue South and South 34th Street. A 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Olivia Westover, 20, Minot, was northbound on 34th Street and was attempting to head west when it struck a 2014 Ford SUV driven by Pauline Daninger, 71, Hoople, N.D., who was westbound on 32nd Avenue, according to a news release. Both vehicles came to rest just west of the intersection.