Jennifer Johnson covers K-12 education for the Grand Forks Herald.
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Crookston resident Todd Jacobson knew the hotel he bought was in rough shape, but the full reality of his decision didn’t hit him until later. On a whim, he contacted the Travel Channel’s Hotel Impossible, where veteran hotel operator Anthony Melchiorri steps in to renovate struggling hotels. Late last month, the show shot an episode that will air this fall. No date has been announced yet.
A petition requiring North Dakota’s schools to start after Labor Day appears to have more signatures than necessary for the November ballot, the North Dakota Secretary of State’s Office said Wednesday.
On their first day of remedial math at Phoenix Elementary School in Grand Forks, a group of young students chanted numbers as they jumped up and down. “One! Two! Three! Four! Five!” Nearly 200 students in kindergarten through fifth grade attend the Tenth Month Math course for a recap of what they learned the prior school year.
Chief Medical Executive Eric Lunn will become the next president of Altru Health System, the Grand Forks-based group announced Tuesday.
Excessive drinking has long been identified as a problem in Grand Forks County, but new funding from a federal grant may pave the way for more action. With its assessment...
Few would refer to a disease as a career highlight, but Grand Forks infectious disease specialist James Hargreaves said preventing the spread of tuberculosis has been “very fun, challenging and a lot of work.”
Mark Pierce held his 2-year-old daughter Tuesday as he stood on a fine layer of sludge that covered his basement. That’s what remained in the aftermath of a severe storm Monday night that produced golf ball-sized hail and ferocious winds that downed several trees throughout the region.
Minutes into the second act of “Peter Pan” Monday night, the Grand Forks cast stopped the show, turned on the house lights and directed the audience to a storm shelter...
Although North Dakota may have the best economy in the nation for its children, the percentage of children living in poverty hasn’t changed since 2005, according to a national report on children’s well-being.
The Herald wanted to check the Grand Forks School District’s claims about its teacher pay. We gathered data on pay and other compensation on districts across to state to see how the district ranks.