Herald Staff Report
WINGER, Minn.—Authorities have identified man in an unattended death in northwest Minnesota. The Polk County Sheriff's Office said Dylan Wang, of Winger, was the man found dead Saturday. He was 25. Deputies received a report of an unattended death Saturday in Winger. Authorities declined to provide further details such as where and when the death occurred when reached by the Herald Sunday. Officials said the death is under investigation.
WAHPETON, N.D.-- A Wahpeton man is dead following an ATV accident Friday night in Richland County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol said John Hanson was riding an ATV northbound on Richland County Road 8, about 2 miles northwest of Wahpeton, at about 9:23 p.m. Friday when he veered to the right, left the roadway and flipped multiple times. Hanson, 48, was found unconscious and was transported to St. Francis Medical Center in Breckenridge, Minn., and was later moved to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. He died from his injuries Saturday, the Highway Patrol said.
WINGER, Minn.- Authorities in northwestern Minnesota are investigating the unattended death of a young man. The Polk County Sheriff's Office received a report of an unattended death of a 25-year-old male in Winger, Minn., according to a media release. The incident remains under investigation. The Sheriff's Office decline to release details as to exactly when or where the body was found when contacted by the Herald Sunday.
A Grand Forks-based organization aimed at empowering women will launch a leadership training program this fall. The Women’s Fund, an affiliate of the area Community Foundation, is taking applications for a three-session leadership program slated for Sept. 21, Oct. 19 and Nov. 16 in the Grand Forks Herald Community Room.
A former executive chef and his wife plan to bring a new name to the restaurant going in the Sanders location in downtown Grand Forks. Scott Franz and Rachel Franz purchased the 7,000-square-foot space at 22 S. Third St. last month and plan to name the restaurant Ely’s Ivy, Scott Franz told the Herald on Friday.
American Crystal promotes three American Crystal Sugar Co. has promoted Justin Krieg to the position of ag strategy development manager. Krieg began at Crystal Sugar in 2008, most recently working as a senior agriculturist. Jill Anderson has also been promoted to the position of senior accounts payable clerk. Anderson has been with Crystal Sugar since 2008 in the accounts payable department.
Authorities have identified a man killed after a fall at a construction site Monday afternoon. Richard G. Bruce, of Grand Forks, died from his injuries after falling through garage rafters 10 feet onto concrete at a construction site for a new home in East Grand Forks Monday afternoon. He was 58. Bruce was pronounced dead at Altru Hospital Tuesday, according to the East Grand Forks Police Department.
The Kennedy Bridge closed from 9 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. today while crews lifted a bridge "pier," or support structure, and rested the bridge on a temporary pier. The current one will be demolished as construction installs a permanent replacement.
Grand Forks Sheriff's deputies issued more than 100 traffic citations during overtime patrols paid for via federal funding in May and early June. Deputies issued 133 citations and 30 warnings while participating in occupant protection enforcement, a federally funded grant program via the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that encourages increased enforcement to boost seat belt usage and other safe driving techniques.
The men involved in a worksite accident that put one in the hospital have been identified. Grand Forks Police said 46-year-old Todd Chwialkowski was the operator of a vehicle moved while technicians at Big Jim's Tire Service on Gateway Drive were working on a trailer tire attached to the vehicle early Monday morning. One technician, 23-year-old David M. Nordel, was run over by the trailer when Chwialkowski moved it. Nordel remains hospitalized at Altru, police said. Altru officials told the Herald Nordel is in serious condition.