Herald Staff Report
BELTRAMI, Minn.—An aerial mosquito control spray is scheduled for 7 to 11 p.m. Thursday in Beltrami. Licensed pilots will assist in the application of mosquito control product specifically designed for residential. It is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration and will not harm people, pets or gardens, but residents may remain indoors as an added safety measure.
SHEYENNE, N.D. -- A fire has destroyed a grain elevator in Sheyenne. About 50 firefighters from Sheyenne, Carrington and New Rockford responded at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday to the Equity Co-op...
More than 40 people received citations for violating North Dakota's seat belt laws during an Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office enforcement blitz in May and June. The Sheriff's Office wrote 111 citations, including 41 for people not wearing seat belts, during the enforcement campaign.
EdgeData announces new pilot Andre Louis-Ferdinand has joined EdgeData as a FAA licensed commercial helicopter pilot and UAV operator. Louis-Ferdinand will be based at the EdgeData flight lab located at the UND Tech Accelerator. A&L Siding & Home Improvement Center honored A&L Siding & Home Improvement Center has been awarded the ShingleMaster Tenured Member Status by CertainTeed Corp. The roofing credential represents contractors who are focused on superior standards of workmanship and customer service.
LANCASTER, Minn.—Road construction will disrupt traffic beginning July 5 on U.S. Highway 59 between the Canadian border and south of Lancaster. A two-stage detour will be in place as crews replace 17 miles of pavement and culverts. The first detour will begin near Lancaster on Minn. Highway 175 and Kittson County Road 5 and is expected to last one week. The second detour will be north of Lancaster on County Roads 1, 6 and 8, which should last two weeks.
MCINTOSH, Minn.—An aerial mosquito control spray is scheduled for 7 to 11 p.m. Wednesday in McIntosh. Licensed pilots will assist in the application of mosquito control product specifically designed for residential. It is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration and will not harm people, pets or gardens, but residents may remain indoors as an added safety measure.
Ferguson Books & More, Grand Forks, will host a book signing by author Teri Finneman, a North Dakota native and former reporter, at 7 p.m. Monday. Finneman will discuss her book titles Press Portrayals of Women Politicians, 1870s-2000s From "Lunatic" Woodhull to "Polarizing" Palin. Visit Ferguson Books & More on Facebook for more information.
Railroad track repair will disrupt traffic on Minnesota State Highway 1 in Warren, Minn. BNSF Railway crews will replace a rail line at the Highway 1 crossing, according to a news release. A detour is in place one block north and one block to the east of the crossing. Work is expected to be completed Thursday evening.
Grand Forks and East Grand Forks will conduct citywide mosquito spraying from starting at 9 p.m. Tuesday and lasting until 1 a.m. The mosquito control spray equipment is expected to be noisy and will travel at 10-15 mph while spraying. 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 collected from Grand Forks.
CROOKSTON—The Polk County Sheriff's Office believes it has fixed a 911 call error, and calls are now directed to Norman County, according to a press release. About 11 p.m. Sunday, the sheriff's office learned that 911 calls for the area were not getting through to its office and callers were receiving a recorded error message. "The main problem with our 911 lines is still being worked on by CenturyLink and continues to be a priority," the release states.