Herald Staff Report
LANGDON, N.D.—Beginning Wednesday, crews will begin maintenance work on N.D. Highway 5 approximately 10 miles east of Langdon. During construction motorists can expect lane closures, reduced speeds and minor delays. The project is expected to be completed in one day, weather permitting.
The Columbia Mall will be open to shoppers Thanksgiving evening, the shopping center announced Tuesday. The Grand Forks mall will be open from 6 p.m. until midnight Nov. 24 and will reopen at 6 a.m. Black Friday. Certain stores may open earlier than 6 p.m. and close later than midnight, and information on store hours is available at individual websites for official Thanksgiving and Black Friday hours.
Kumiko Dahl of Crookston submitted this photo of last night's "supermoon" over Crookston. The moon was the closest to Earth it has been since January 1948, according to NASA.
• UND has announced its 2016-17 scholarship recipients. Tyler Beattie, Grand Forks, received the Dr. Brad and Gayle Aafedt Medical Scholarship. Beau Burkholder, Grand Forks, received the Academic Achievement Award and the Medical School Dean's Scholarship. Annika Strand, Grand Forks, received the Medical School Dean's Scholarship and the Academic Achievement Award. Haley Amoth, Langon, N.D., received the Dr. Rene and Barbara A. Pelletier Medical Scholarship, the Gustave Golseth and Wesley Morrish medical Scholarship and the Medical School Dean's Scholarship.
Darius Graham ran for 130 yards and a touchdown to lead Northern Colorado to a 28-25 win over Montana on Saturday in Greeley, Colo. Montana quarterback Chad Chalich was 20-for-35 passing for 172 yards. Griz wide receiver Jerry Louie-McGee had 11 catches for 102 yards. The win was Northern Colorado's first over Montana since joining the Big Sky Conference in 2006. Montana had won 13 straight against the Bears dating back to 1976.
Grand Forks Police say a man faces charges of driving under the influence of alcohol after he crashed a car into a tree Saturday. According to a police news release, emergency personnel responded to a crash on the 1200 block of North 43rd Street on a report of a one-vehicle accident around 4:45 p.m.
Gasoline prices around Grand Forks were below $2 per gallon Saturday while the average price in the state was $2.14, according to the website GasBuddy.com. GasBuddy, which posts prices reported by users, showed prices at stations dropping $1.99 early Saturday morning.
Kumla supper at Trinity Lutheran Church Trinity Lutheran Church, 205 McKinley St. N.W., Sharon, N.D., will host a dinner with kumla potato dumplings, ham, pork and beverages 5 to 7 p.m. today. The event also will include a bake sale by the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Adults can eat for $10, children ages 6 to 12 for $5 and families for $25. Wesley United plans fall festival
Miranda Lambert is coming back to Grand Forks. The country music star announced a March 4 show in Ralph Engelstad Arena, according to a news release. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Nov. 18 and are available via Ticketmaster, Live Nation and at The Ralph. Lambert will be joined by guests Old Dominion and Aubrie Sellers. She last visited Grand Forks in November 2010, when she performed with Eric Church and Josh Kelley. Her 2016 "Highway Vagabond" tour is stopping in 18 cities in 2017.
The Zone hires Conrad The Zone, an outpatient mental health clinic of Grand Forks, has added Danielle Conrad to its staff of mental health practitioners. Conrad sees adolescent and adult patients for a variety of therapy needs. Sacred Heart names head softball coach