Herald Staff Report
An apparent assault in downtown Grand Forks has police searching for more information. Officers responded at 12:42 a.m. today to a report of an injured man in the 2100 block of South 17th Street, where they found him lying on the ground "with facial injuries that appeared to be consistent with an assault," according to a news release issued by Grand Forks Police Sgt. Andrew Stein. The man was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries, which are believed to have occurred in downtown Grand Forks, the release said.
Grand Forks Public Library "Sorting the Beef from the Bull: The Science of Food Fraud Forensics," by Richard Evershed and Nicola Temple, exposes myriad ways food has been adulterated and falsely labeled worldwide and talks about what science and consumers can do about it. "Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World," by Michele Borba. This book recognizes the importance of teaching children empathy in today's selfie-obsessed environment and provides nine habits that can help children develop this necessary trait.
Residents will take to the streets Saturday for Art and Wine Walk in downtown Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. Stop between 1 and 4 p.m. at the Empire Arts Center and purchase a map for $15, cash or check only. Visit businesses on the map to view artwork and enjoy samples of wine or other refreshments. At 5 p.m., bring your map to the champagne reception and turn it in for a chance to win prizes. For more information, call (701) 772-3710. Tuesday
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Phone service interruptions at the Grand Forks 911 Center have been resolved, officials said Saturday morning. A damaged fiber optic cable in Fargo caused outages Friday for the center as well as AT&T wireless customers, area law enforcement agencies and Altru Health, forcing callers to contact North Dakota State Radio for emergencies. All phone lines for emergency response agencies were operational as of 5 a.m. Saturday.
Action from North Dakota's Cal Ripken State Tournament.
UND has received $640,000 from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. The funds will provide scholarships to disadvantaged students pursuing a degree in health professions.
The Jores to perform at Polk County Fair The Jores will perform country gospel music at 8 p.m. today at the Polk County Fair. Band members are Phil Jore, C'Dale Jore, Karli Keck and Piper Keck. Calvary Lutheran Church to host fundraiser Calvary Lutheran Church in Grand Forks will host a dessert buffet fundraiser for Gretchen Graf 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Funds raised will go through NDAD for Graf's medical expenses. Call (701) 775-5581 for more information. Holy Family to host Bible school
GOODRIDGE, Minn.—A detour is in place while crews replace an overflow channel bridge on Minn. Highway 1 east of Goodridge. The bridge is located 12 ½ miles west of Highway 89. The detour will take motorists through Grygla, Minn., and adds about 22 miles to the commute. It follows Pennington County Road 28, Marshall County Road 54 and state Highway 89. Work on the bridge is expected to be completed in October.
The Crookston and East Grand Forks Police Departments and the Polk County Sheriff's Office are conducting increased patrols through July 22 as part of a statewide effort to address speed enforcement effort. The enforcement effort is coordinated by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety.