Herald Staff Report
Police are looking for the owner of a dog they said bit a UND student Thursday evening. Grand Forks police were dispatched at 6:30 p.m. to Altru Hospital, where Jessica Williams, 21, was being treated for a dog bite. The UND student was playing with her dog at the dog park in Lincoln Drive Park when another dog began fighting with hers, according to a news release. Williams attempted to get her dog away, but the other dog bit her leg, she told police.
A young girl riding a bicycle was struck by a car driven by a man talking on a cellphone Friday afternoon near Lake Agassiz Elementary School in Grand Forks. According to a news release from the Grand Forks Police Department, the girl, 4, was evaluated by Altru paramedics but was not transported for medical treatment. The driver of the vehicle, West Fargo resident Eric Ringdahl, told authorities he did not see the girl until the last moment. Ringdahl was uninjured and was cited for care required.
• Muddy Waters Clay Center is offering a basic class on wheel throwing and glazing techniques from 6:30 to 9 p.m. for nine Tuesdays, starting September 20 through November 15. Class size is limited to 14, and payment of $190 — which includes one bag of clay, glazes and firing of pieces — is due by September 13 to reserve a place in the class. A basic tool kit will be needed after the first class, which can be purchased at local craft stores. Info: Register online at https://v1.bookwhen.com/mwcc .
New in GF/EGF "Morgan": A corporate risk-management consultant must decide whether to terminate an artificially created humanoid being. Stars Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Rose Leslie, Michael Yare. (R) (1:32) "The Light Between Oceans": A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat. Stars Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander, Rachel Weisz, Florence Clery. (PG-13) (2:12) Returning
Prep football Thursday’s results Ada-Borup 39, Warren-Alvarado-Oslo 27 Pequot Lakes 39, Staples-Motley 16 Barnesville 26, Ottertail Central 14 Detroit Lakes 18, Little Falls 3 MACCRAY 52, Park Christian 12 United...
The Minnesota high school football season kicked off Thursday with a handful of games in the area, including the Stephen-Argyle contest against Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal. Stephen-Argyle defeated NCE/U-H 49-30.
A Grand Forks man has been charged with child neglect after police said he was driving with his 6-month-old child wearing a seat belt around the infant's neck or head. Kalab Ashley Alberty, 30, was stopped at 10:48 p.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of Cenex at 4315 DeMers Ave. after Grand Forks Police received a report of a man who took his infant daughter in a vehicle without proper restraints.
CAVALIER, N.D.—A Mountain, N.D., man faces burglary and assault charges after prosecutors say he used a piece of wood from a broken door frame to hit his victim. Marvin Dean Bjornson, 38, was charged Aug. 24 in Pembina County District Court with burglary, a Class B felony, and simple assault-domestic violence, a Class A misdemeanor, which carries a sentence of up to a year in prison with a $3,000 fine. His bond was set at $5,000, but he requested his bond be reduced during a hearing Thursday.
The man found dead last Friday at the Hilton Garden Inn on the UND campus has been identified by authorities as Zachary Daniel Stephens, 26, of Colorado Springs, Colo. UND Police responded to a report of an unresponsive man about 8:30 a.m. last week and attempted lifesaving measures until emergency personnel arrived. Stephens, who was unaffiliated with UND, was transported to Altru Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. UND Police Sgt. Danny Weigel said an autopsy report likely will be completed in the next few weeks.
Grand Forks and East Grand Forks crews will spray for mosquitoes between 7:30 p.m. and midnight today. Spray trucks can be identified as they travel with flashing yellow lights. Inclement weather may postpone spraying until conditions improve. For more information and trap counts visit the Grand Forks Mosquito Control Program at www.gfmosquito.com .