Herald Staff Report
The East Grand Forks License Center will have new hours beginning Aug. 31. The center will be open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, as well as 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
A picture is worth a thousand words, and two groups want to know what rural means to photographers. The Center for Rural Health and the North Dakota Rural Health Association are seeking submissions for the annual photo contest to celebrate National Rural Health Day, which is set for Nov. 19. Gift card prizes ranging from $25 to $150 will be awarded to the top three photos in each division: the adult division (18 years old and older) and the youth division (17 years old and younger).
U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., will host town hall events in Grand Forks and Larimore. During "Coffee with Cramer," the state's lone representative will discuss current legislative activity in Congress and its implications for North Dakota. Cramer will host the Grand Forks forum 7-8 p.m. Sept. 2 at The Coffee Co., 2100 S. Columbia Road. The second event is 9-10 a.m. Sept. 3 at the Larimore Coffee Shop, 205 ½ Towner Ave.
Grand Forks Police Department thwarted a potential suicide on the Kennedy Bridge on Gateway Drive Thursday night. According to a report, the police department responded to a call at 9:12...
'101 Dalmatians' Tuesday at Choice Health and Fitness: The final Movie in the Park event will be "101 Dalmatians" at Choice Health at Fitness at sundown. Bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the movie. Admission is free. Piano Talk Wednesday at St. John's Parish Center: The final concert in Brent Herman's 2015 Piano Talk Concerts series will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. John's Parish Center, located at 1515 Western Ave., Grafton, N.D.
A prescription drug drop-off event is planned from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 25 at Altru Health System. Altru and the Grand Forks Sheriff's Department are holding the Prescription Drug Take Back Day to prevent unintentional poisoning, medication theft and abuse, according to a release. Residents can bring their medication to the Altru Health System parking lot, 860 South Columbia Road, near the SafeKids Grand Forks office. Anyone who can't attend the Aug. 25 event can also dispose of unwanted medication at the Grand Forks Police Department. For more information, visit altru.org/drugdisposal.
New in GF/EGF "American Ultra": A stoner—who is in fact a government agent—is marked as a liability and targeted for extermination, but he's too well-trained and too high for them...
BROOKS, Minn.—A teenager was injured Tuesday after a train hit his vehicle at a Brooks railroad crossing. Daylon Latrea Melby of Brooks, 19, was westbound on Dakota Avenue when his 1999 Chevy Suburban collided with a Canadian Pacific train at about 7 p.m. The train struck the vehicle on the front passenger side, causing it to spin and overturn. Melby was taken to the emergency room in Thief River Falls for minor non-life-threatening injuries. The Suburban was totaled. It took approximately two hours to inspect the train before it was allowed to continue.
Grand Forks and East Grand Forks will spray for mosquitoes 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday. Grand Forks Mosquito Control continues to identify mosquitoes that are positive for West Nile virus. Grand Forks Mosquito Control continues to identify mosquitoes that are positive for West Nile virus, according to a news release.
An East Grand Forks man was injured Tuesday night in a one-vehicle rollover on U.S. Highway 2. Minnesota State Patrol said Shane A. Amundson, 23, was driving a 1995 Jeep...