Jennifer Johnson covers K-12 education for the Grand Forks Herald.
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After public complaints over a property tax increase that initially surprised many last fall, candidates vying for a spot on the Grand Forks School Board say improving communication is their top priority.
Twenty candidates are vying for seven seats on the Grand Forks School Board come Election Day on June 10.
After more than 40 years with the Grand Forks Herald, columnist Ryan Bakken celebrated his final day of work at a rummage sale.
As most recent college grads work toward getting their first jobs, local financial advisers say they should also consider saving for retirement.
At 240 pounds, Grand Forks resident Brad Larsen said he’s not exactly your typical runner. He describes himself as one of the ultimate “anti-runners,” a man who has an awkward...
The temperature in Grand Forks exceeded 80 degrees on Friday, the first time that’s happened since September 24, according to the National Weather Service.
Ben Franklin Elementary School officials and teachers have long been working for the results. For several years now, the school has been honing a system that’s included new scheduling and more teacher collaboration. This has finally paid off in big gains for students, she said.
McCain Endres, 16, died May 22, 2013, when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car at the corner of Second Avenue North and North Sixth Street. His friends and members of the community mourned his loss with a series of events, including a vigil at his parents’ house and a 5k run.
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...