Herald Staff Report
Sunday, graduating seniors from Grand Forks Red River received their diplomas. Attached are a few images from their big day.
Sunday, graduating seniors from Grand Forks Central received their diplomas. Attached are a few images from their big day.
NEW YORK—A Grand Forks native who led Buffalo Wild Wings for more than 20 years is retiring amid a shakeup in the board's leadership and pushback from an activist hedge fund investor. Sally Smith, a UND graduate from 1979, announced Friday she will step down as the national restaurant chains president and CEO at the end of the year or "until such time as a successor has been named."
Jay Debertin has been named the CEO of CHS Inc. Debertin is a East Grand Forks native and holds a bachelor's degree in economics from UND. He also has a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin Madison.
Law enforcement agencies across the state increased their patrols to prevent underage drinking from April 1 to May 19. A total of 266 citations were issued to the added patrols, including 71 minors in consumption, 10 counts of minor in possession, five driving under the influence arrests, 20 other alcohol-related violations and 19 drug citations, according to a news release. Traffic stops by added patrols yielded two felony arrests, seven warrants served, 15 speeding and two seat belt citations.
Prep baseball 6 Minn. Section 8AA Tournament In Thief River Falls Loser out Badger-G-MR 10, Win-E-Mac 4 WEM 202 000 0 4 x x BAD 023 230 x 10 x x WP—Kamrin Weets; LP—Blake Glass Highlights—WEM: Hunter Chaput 2x4, 2 runs, Emelian Kaya 1x2; BGMR: Logan Anderson 1x3, 3 RBI, Bryce Bergeron 2x4, 2 RBI, Kamrin Weets 1x3, 2 RBI West Marshall 9, Blackduck 2 WES 401 020 2 9 x x BLA 200 001 0 2 x x WP—Hunter Roller; LP—Peyton Johnson
Baseball Wave take first loss at section tournament: CROOKSTON—East Grand Forks Senior High beat Park Rapids 12-2 and lost to Warroad 19-9 in six innings at the Minnesota Section 8AA tournament on Thursday. Senior High will play a loser-out game Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Perham. Against Park Rapids, Senior High's Jake Hjelle had a double and a home run to pace the offense. Against Warroad, Brennen Foster was 3-for-5 with a double and triple, while Max Marvin was 3-for-4 with five runs batted in to lead the Warriors. Softball
Devils Lake Regional Airport will receive $2.5 million to repair taxiways and a runway, and to purchase aircraft rescue and firefighting safety equipment, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The grants are part of the Federal Aviation Administration's Airport Improvement Program, which funds airport infrastructure projects.
Call it Norway or call it the old country: it's a big experience all the same. Herald Reporter Sam Easter traveled there during the week of May 22 to explore Sarspborg, Grand Forks' sister city, and learn more about the land where many North Dakotans trace their heritage. The trip revealed a lot, from Sarpsborg's thousand-year old history to the explosive growth in Oslo reshaping its future. "It has a nice charm, and it's my hometown," said Silje Sveum, a Sarpsborg resident chatting just before dinner hour as her son played in the town square. "I'm a bit weak for it."
The Grand Forks Police Department is investigating several reported burglaries that took place overnight Tuesday on the city's south end. The burglaries took place along and east of Belmont Road, in the area between 24th Avenue South and 32nd Avenue South, according to a press release. Two burglaries involved people entering homes, another two consisted of garage break-ins, police said. In two other reported incidents, vehicles parked in driveways were ruffled through. Police say a range of property was taken in the burglaries, including multiple electronic items.