Herald Staff Report
Haugen joins NDSU Extension Sam Haugen recently joined the North Dakota State University Extension Service in Grand Forks. Haugen has a Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy from the University of Minnesota and will work as an agriculture and natural resources agent to identify and improve education on agriculture and natural resources in the area. Center for Innovation receives honor
A woman who runs a Grand Forks day care under investigation for possible sexual abuse has been operating the business without a license for more than a year, according to charges filed this week. Amy Jo Puppe, 32, was arrested Thursday for operating a child care facility without a license, a Class B misdemeanor. Puppe runs the Little Rascals day care out of her home at 3921 S. 18th St.
Alex Otto, Nelson County High School, proved himself to be one of the premier athletes in North Dakota Class B high school track last season, placing third in the high jump at the state meet. That was a disappointment for Otto, however. He cleared 6 feet at the state meet. But he entered state with a season-best jump of 6 feet, 4 inches. A hamstring injury he suffered late in the season had a negative impact on his performance at state.
Below is a list of results in the 2017 Grand Forks Herald People's Choice awards: AC & Heating First: Vilandre Heating, AC & Plumbing Second: Custom Aire Antique Store First: Junk with Spunk Second: Plain and Fancy Antique Store Appliance Repair First: Bud & Ralph's Appliance Service Second: Lowe's Architect First: JLG Second: EAPC Assisted Living First: 4000 Valley Square Second: Parkwood Place Auto Body First: Modern Auto Body Second: Rydell Auto Repair
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The downtown ice rink is done for the season. Workers said the ice rink should be deconstructed by the end of the week.
Trees budding, flowers blooming and migratory bird chirping are usual signs of spring. Grand Forks may still be a week or two away from seeing evidence of true spring weather but one sure sign is an ice rink coming down. The removal of the ice rink at Town Square downtown has begun and should be finished by the end of the week. High temperatures are expected to remain in the mid 50s throughout the week, according to the National Weather Service.
Jozy Hansen's run on "The Voice" came to an end when she was eliminated after a song battle that aired Monday night. The Grand Forks native, known to viewers as Jozy Bernadette, sang "Angel Eyes" by Canadian blues singer Jeff Healey with fellow contestant Troy Ramey. Hansen's audition for the show won her a spot on Gwen Stefani's team, but she did not make the cut to advance in the competition. Though she is gone from the show, Monday's performance and her audition are online.
A Grand Forks resident wants to be the head of North Dakota's Democratic Party, but he'll have to take on another Grand Forks politician who is the current chair. C.T. Marhula announced Tuesday he will apply for the state Democratic chair position. "We need to hold the GOP accountable to actual facts, not alternative facts," Marhula said in a statement.
GULLY, Minn.—A Grygla, Minn., man was injured Monday morning after he crashed an SUV into a Clearbrook-Gonvick Public School bus carrying 15 children.