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Fatal accident involving forklift and minivan

THOMPSON, ND (WDAZ)--A bizarre crash has left one man dead - and an elderly woman possibly facing charges.The two vehicles involved were a forklift and a minivan.It happened on one of the region's busiest highways.The vehicles were in the Interstate Towing parking lot after they were towed from the

WDAZ - 2018-06-18 23:05:24

GF man dies in accident near Thompson

A 61-year-old Grand Forks man died in an accident near Thompson Monday afternoon.The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the man was driving a forklift when it was rear-ended by a mini-van on Highway 15, a half-mile west of Thompson.The patrol says the 80-year-old female mini-van driver and her 75-year

KNOXRADIO.COM - 2018-06-18 16:39:00

400 people join Crookston's Party on the Patio

Shirley Iverson said about 400 people joined the recent fun when two brand-new movable patios were set up downtown at the corner of North Main Avenue and Second Street."It was just a fabulous party with balloons, bubbles and activities for the kids," Iverson said. "Revelation Ale came down from Hall

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-06-17 12:28:00

UNDPD bails out Shane Gerisch

Fresh off his Stanley Cup win former UND star Shane Gersich came back to pick up his stuff he left behind after being called up by the Washington Capitals a few months ago only to find his pickup would not start.So he tweeted UND PD for a jumpstart.UNDPD came to his rescue and got the pickup going s

WDAZ - 2018-06-19 00:03:33

Engineers plan to use special test to study Grand Forks road...

Bump after bump, people in Grand Forks say they’re tired of torn up streets."They're terrible,” said Grand Forks resident, Paulette Hicks."South Washington, and some of the side roads, Belmont, Cherry, just like a washboard all the way. Big holes."Some streets in town are 1-hundred years old.City en

WDAZ - 2018-06-18 23:01:55

Hundreds gather in Grand Forks for World Refugee Day

Fresh honey, produce and yard decorations aren't the only things you'll find in town square.You'll see the sounds and sights of many cultures, coming together for World Refugee Day."We are feeling more confidence as a current refugee, and they are celebrating us, so we are feeling welcomed," says re

WDAZ - 2018-06-17 18:33:27

Moose collision a reminder for motorists to watch out

Moose are doing well on the prairies of North Dakota, and motorists should be on the lookout for the large animals and slow down, especially at night, officials say. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-06-17 11:00:01

Grand Forks seeking public input for Downtown Action Plan

It’s just a series of things you might find downtown, according to Deputy Director of Community Development Meredith Richards, and the images aren’t even from Grand Forks. Survey-takers can react to the images in a multiple-choice fashion, with options to “love it,” “like it,” or “no thanks.”

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-06-18 11:47:00

Grand Forks’ Giuseppe's closed for good after dispute

Giuseppe’s Italian Ristorante in downtown Grand Forks will likely not reopen, or at least not in any form that patrons would recognize, owner Jeff Tellmann said.


North Dakota tourism officials not worried yet about #Boycot...

Only a couple hours south of Winnipeg, Grand Forks prides itself a prime destination for Canadian tourists. In 2017, the Greater Grand Forks Convention and Visitors Bureau spent $130,000 on advertising and social media line items, most of which Executive Director Julie Rygg said was directed at Mani

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-06-17 11:00:01

'Most wanted' Grand Forks fugitive arrested

Rolando Rodriguez, 38, was previously on the Grand Forks Police Department’s top five most wanted list, being sought for a Class AA felony of gross imposition, Class B felony of burglary, and two Class C felonies for terrorizing and interfering with an emergency call.The charges come from an inciden


World of Outlaws makes pit stop in Grand Forks

We start with late models. In heat number one, Dustin Strand from East Grand Forks trying to pass but can't as Travis Robertson hangs on to win.In heat three, it's Fargo's Donny Schatz dominating. He takes the checkered flag. Ricky Weiss won the late model feature.In heat two of the sprint cars, it'


Development of vacant UND land could add to student experien...

Workers from Florian & Sons Excavating carefully stack pieces of the Wesley College sign from the peak of Robertson-Sayre Hall into a pile on the UND campus on Thursday, June 14, 2018. Nick Nelson / Grand Forks Herald

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-06-17 11:52:00

Grand Forks man arrested after allegedly breaking into apartment and sexually assaulting woman

Grand Forks, N.D. (Valley News Live)A Grand Forks man wanted on several warrants for allegedly breaking into a home, sexually assaulting a woman and then threatening to kill her was captured early Friday morning.


Changes At Mission Brings Help for the Homeless

The staff at the Mission --"We have to mean what we say and put our actions behind that and our support behind that," says Anita Adams, Social Worker.-- Are striking a different tone.Anita Adams is one of a pair of new social workers trying to get people off the streets."I think that's been the most


Transitional housing facility to open this fall

The transitional housing facility is designed to help people get their lives back on track.Substance abuse counseling, behavioral health care and job training services will all be available on the first floor.The other floors will have apartments that will put a roof over their head during treatment


West Nile Virus found in Grand Forks

• Use insect repellent that contains DEET.• Limit outdoor activities between dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active.• Wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts when possible.• Eliminate standing water around homes (e.g., buckets, flowerpots, old tires, wading pools and birdbaths).


TRF man charged with drug, fleeing offenses | Thief River Falls Times & Northern Watch

Isaac Victor Kalinoski, 28, Thief River Falls, has been charged with felony conspiracy to commit a third degree controlled substance crime (sale), felony fifth degree controlled substance crime (possession), felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, gross misdemeanor third degree driving wh


Last of four men involved in drug trafficking ring in Minnesota...

Polk County District Judge Anne Rasmusson handed down the 58-month sentence Tuesday to 23-year-old Jerardo Gonzalez of East Grand Forks, who pleaded guilty to two second-degree felonies of selling cocaine and a fourth-degree misdemeanor of driving while impaired. Three other charges, including the m


West Nile Found In Grand Forks, Precautions You Can Take Against...

A summer swarm --"It worries me. I just brought my grandkids out today to play in the park and everything after their sunblock I put their mosquito spray on them," says Denise Pritchett, lives in Grand Forks-- could be worse this year.The Public Health Department has already found mosquitoes with We