Jennifer Johnson covers K-12 education for the Grand Forks Herald.
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The Summer Performing Arts Company (SPA) was recently selected as a finalist for the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, according to Dean Opp, SPA administrative director.
With medical marijuana soon to be legal in Minnesota, some Grand Forks area physicians said they were unsure of its implications. Gov. Mark Dayton is expected to sign a bill...
More Grand Forks residents are shredding personal records to shield against identity theft, said local bank and business officials. To address heightened interest, Citizens Community Credit Union and DocuShred have joined together to provide a free shred day, this year held on Saturday at the credit union’s 32nd Ave. S. location.
Today, at age 32, Grand Forks native Andy Cunningham will be one of 43 adult-education graduates who will receive their General Educational Development degree from the Grand Forks Adult Learning Center. They’re also the first class here to take the new and, some say, more difficult version of the high-school-equivalency exam.
The Red River High School orchestra on May 19 will be the first in the United States to premiere a piece played at Princess Diana’s funeral, according to the school district.
Grand Forks Central High School senior Rosie McDonald’s optimism recently won her national recognition. McDonald’s audio essay for the annual Voice of Democracy contest, held by Veterans of Foreign Wars, recently received sixth place nationally out of 40,000 high school applicants. The challenge this year was to write and record a brief patriotic essay explaining why students are optimistic about the nation’s future.
Grand Forks’ Red Pepper is among the state’s most notable places highlighted in a campaign celebrating North Dakota’s 125th anniversary this year.
Several Grand Forks Central and Red River High School students competed at recent career and technical education conferences at North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D., according to...
As a Grand Forks fundraising campaign neared its completion Saturday, one organizer estimated its total impact amounted to $325,000.
“Promposal,” is a growing trend among students who ask their date to prom in an exceptionally creative way. Red River students have been bending over backward for their dates in the past few years, and many say they’re trying to out-do their previous efforts.