HATTON, N.D. — There’s nothing quite like a baseball game to bring the community here together for nine innings of suspenseful fun and conversation. Benjamin Strand, coach for the Hatton American Legion baseball team, has been coaching the 11-member team this season and said the sport is a huge draw for much of the community and surrounding area. “I’ve always loved baseball and the whole town loves it,” he said.
When Reverend Prasad Marneni sought to help a few rural children in India attend school, he didn’t realize it would result in a facility that would serve hundreds of students who would otherwise not get an education.
Grand Forks County Social Services has been investigating licensed child-care providers more as parents express their concerns more often.
With an increase in rainfall and the resulting plant growth, the Grand Forks Park District has been particularly busy this summer maintaining hundreds of acres of park land and golf courses.
Three drivers of “high-performance motorcycles” were pulled over after a state trooper caught them going 151 mph in a 55 mph zone west of Fort Totten, N.D., Wednesday night, the state Highway Patrol said.
Anthony Kuznia’s family can still remember the way the 11-year-old East Grand Forks boy constantly explored every nook and cranny of his surroundings. The family of Guy Miller, who was from Minto, N.D., still expects to answer the phone and find the prankster on the other end of the line posing as someone else with the intent of conjuring a laugh. It’s been about a year since either family last saw their loved ones alive — Kuznia drowned in August and Miller drowned in April 2013.
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. --More than 200 North Dakota National Guard soldiers were formally welcomed home Sunday afternoon in recognition for serving a year-long deployment in Washington, D.C around the National Capital Region protecting its airspace. Held in the Alerus Center, members of the 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery Regiment and their families were praised for their services and sacrifices during the Freedom Salute ceremony, which drew more than 300 people from around the state.