Charges are pending against an 18-year-old man from East Grand Forks, Grand Forks Police said, after he discharged a firearm inside an apartment. Christopher Goldade was cleaning a handgun inside a friend's apartment on the 2200 block of South 34th Street on Thursday morning, according to police. The bullet allegedly struck several items in the apartment without injuring anyone or leaving the apartment.
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The father of Grand Forks-born country music star Lynn Anderson has at the age of 92. North Dakota native Clarence "Casey" Anderson died Monday in Nashville, Tenn., according to an obituary. While Lynn Anderson was known for the 1970 hit "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," Casey Anderson was also involved in the country music business in Nashville, Tenn., where his wife, Liz Anderson, was a songwriter. Casey Anderson also co-wrote, a hit for Merle Haggard, "I Am a Lonesome Fugitive."
Two people are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries at a hospital in Minot following a vehicle rollover in McHenry County on Monday, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Evelyn Sims, 18, was driving west on North Dakota Highway 19, about 10 miles north of Anamoose, N.D., at 7:20 a.m., when she missed an intersection at 16th Avenue North East. She continued traveling west over a gravel road, where she lost control of her vehicle and rolled over into a ditch.
JAMESTOWN, N.D.—A man who was struck and killed by a dump truck and payloader on Saturday afternoon at the Jamestown landfill has been identified. Danny Howard, 65, of Grand Forks, who was working at the landfill, was struck and run over by a dump truck and payloader, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said in a news release. The dump truck, a 1978 Ford 9000, was unoccupied at the time of the incident, the Patrol said. The payloader, a Caterpillar 980G, was being operated by Aaron Wimpfheimer, 45, of Grafton, N.D. Wimpfheimer was uninjured.
Country musician Dierks Bentley will perform at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks in March, the arena announced Friday morning. Bentley's "Burning Man" tour, with guests Jon Pardi and Tenille Townes, will come to the Alerus Center March 9. Tickets will go on sale Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. at www.LiveNation.com and the arena box office. Bentley's hits include "Drunk On a Plane" and "Somewhere On a Beach."
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FISHER, Minn.—The Polk County Sheriff's Office determined Fisher High School was not threatened by a parent, reported to be headed to the school with a gun Wednesday. High school staff locked down the school about 3 p.m. after a caller said an armed woman would be picking up her children at the school. Investigating officers with the Sheriff's Office spoke to the caller and the woman, who denied having a weapon or making threats.
Grand Forks' high school celebrated homecoming this week and named their homecoming royalty and courts. At Grand Forks Central, Savannah King was named homecoming queen and Davidson McLean was named king. Other members of the court were Mollie Byzewski, Bailey Jaeger, Kennedy Hanson, Colton Kiley, Paul Grainger and Jay Haines.
A Dunseith, N.D., man was arrested early Friday after leading officers on a chase that ended west of Grand Forks, according to police. Holden Myers, 20, was riding a 2007 Yamaha motorcycle on the 2000 block of DeMers Avenue about 12:30 a.m. when officers signaled for him to stop, according to a police news release. Insteading of pulling over, Myers continued west on DeMers, leaving the city limits. Officers pursued him to the 2300 block of Airport Drive, where he lost control of the motorcycle and crashed. He then fled on foot a short distance but was caught by officers.