Herald Staff Report
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon announced today the first round of results for Minnesota Students Vote 2016, the first statewide mock election for high school students,...
A crash at the intersection of Walnut Street and 9th Avenue South sent two people to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries about 10:30 p.m. Monday. According to Grand Forks Police Sgt. Andrew Stein, a sedan was turning onto Walnut Street after driving east on 9th Avenue South and rear-ended an empty parked car. There was no further information at the time of the incident.
The Grand Forks Police Department release advice Monday afternoon on safe Halloween practices. They remind trick-or-treaters to use crosswalks and look left and right before beginning to cross. They should also put away electronic devices while crossing, make eye contact with drivers when crossing in front of vehicles, use sidewalks and paths rather than roadways and never cross between parked cars.
A Grand Forks man wanted in connection to a domestic assault now faces multiple felony charges after allegedly breaking into a home while fleeing police. Eduardo Rodriguez, 43, has been charged with burglary, a Class B felony, and misdemeanor assault and refusing to halt for his actions last weekend, according to court records. According to an affidavit, Rodriguez assaulted a woman Oct. 28 about 10:45 p.m. That woman filed a report with police.
Grand Forks firefighters remove debris from a garbage truck fire Monday morning at 55th Street North on University Avenue. Driver Derrick Jackson (third from left) said he noticed a smoke odor coming from his truck before he found a safe place to pull over. He isolated the fire with an extinguisher. Jackson had an earlier incident in April when a propane tank exploded in the back of his truck.
Students from high schools from across the area will learn about possible careers at the annual Northern Valley Career Expo on at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks Wednesday.
Eastern Washington is still unbeaten in the Big Sky Conference. EWU quarterback Gabe Gubrud passed for 327 yards and fourth touchdowns as the Eagles beat Montana 35-16 on Saturday in Cheney, Wash. EWU wide receiver Cooper Kupp had eight catches for 140 yards and three touchdowns. Montana quarterback Brady Gustafson was 45-for-63 passing for 398 yards and two touchdowns. The Griz were flagged for nine penalties for 84 yards, while EWU was called for two penalties for 17 yards.
• Sacred Heart High School has recognized Jessica Remer, 10th grade, Valerie Doze, 12th grade, and Diego Torres, seventh grade, as the September Students of the Month. • SheraLynn Ternes of Grand Forks has been selected to serve a one-year clerkship with the North Dakota Supreme Court beginning August. Ternes received bachelor's degrees in criminal justice and psychology from North Dakota State University and is on track to receive her Doctor of Law degree from UND in May.
MINOT—Grand Forks Red River's season came to an end Friday night in the North Dakota Class AAA quarterfinals against Minot. Minot downed the Riders 43-7 at Duane Carlson Stadium to advance to next week's semifinals. Minot scored the first four touchdowns and led 28-7 at the half. The Magicians, the No. 1 seed from the West Region, were led by Manuel Bradford, who rushed for 194 yards and 2 TDs. His touchdowns came on runs of 20 and 53 yards. Red River's touchdown came on a 37-yard pass from Parker Wenzel to Austin Slaughter.
Zion Lutheran Church to host Fall Bazaar Zion Lutheran Church, Minnesota Highway 1 East, Warren, Minn., will hold its annual Fall Bazaar from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov 5. A chili, dessert and coffee luncheon will be served. Fresh donuts and other homemade baked and canned goods will be for sale. Bethel to host Reformation Sunday Hymn Sing