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Felon accused of voting illegally in Minnesota

Jared Daniel Benson, 24, appeared Tuesday in Polk County District Court on a felony charge of being an ineligible voter who knowingly votes. Court documents allege he filled out a Minnesota voter registration application on Nov. 8, 2016, in East Grand Forks and claimed he was eligible to vote in the

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-10-17 03:33:59

Battery maker plans factory in Grand Forks

The company Clean Republic produces lithium ion batteries for electric bikes. Since 2010, when the company began, Clean Republic has expanded to include a facility in Seattle. It still manufactures batteries at a warehouse in Grand Forks."They've gotten better with it and they've iterated a couple n

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-10-16 22:02:47

Grand Forks County will move forward with opioid litigation

The Grand Forks County Office Building, photographed on November 23, 2015, houses many essential departments and offices for services crucial to the well-being of both Grand Forks, ND as well as the surrounding community.Photo by Nick Nelson for the Grand Forks Herald.

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-10-17 15:10:03

Grand Forks woman honored for her passion for preservation

"I never thought I would be the one getting it someday," she said.Gunderson volunteered on the commission for almost 30 years and served as chairperson for "a long, long time."The council said Gunderson was instrumental in preserving history after the 1997 flood. She contacted state and national off

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-10-17 20:08:45

East Grand Forks considers accepting food for parking violat...

Residents receive a street maintenance ticket when they park on the wrong side of the street according to calendar parking, which designates when areas of the street are closed for cleaning. Drivers may also receive a street maintenance ticket when parked on the street in a snow emergency.Street mai


Man allegedly pointed a gun outside downtown bars

Richard Richardson, III, 26, allegedly pointed a pistol at someone near 10 N. Third St., which is home to Level 10 Lounge and O'Really's Irish Pub, around 11:45 p.m., court documents said. Lt. Derik Zimmel said he believed the incident didn't happen inside a bar.Richardson is facing a felony charge

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-10-17 02:07:38

Neighbors: Here's your sign about funny business notices

Neighbors once had a column about funny signs businesses around the country had posted, such as, "If attacked by a mob of clowns, go for the juggler," and the one on the door of a maternity room reading, "Push. Push. Push."

INFORUM - 2018-10-17 10:30:01

Grand Forks native Kaleb Johnson commits to UND

At the end of the day, the coaching staff made him an offer to be one of UND’s future goaltenders.Johnson didn’t take long to think about it.“In a heartbeat, I said, ‘yes,’ ” Johnson said. “It’s my hometown. I’ve been watching them since I was about 6 years old. Their culture and tradition is great.


Man accused of sexually assaulting teen in Polk County charged...

George Lyons reacts after being sentenced to 40 years with 20 years suspended for gross sexual imposition in Grand Forks County District Court on Monday, July 2, 2018. Nick Nelson / Grand Forks Herald


Keith Urban rocked out in Grand Forks

He took the stage in dramatic fashion, jamming in the dark except for a few flashing lights on the stage. The audience couldn't see him until he started to sing the first few lines of "Never Coming Down."Urban performed at the Ralph Engelstad Arena with Kelsea Ballerini. Ballerini took the stage at


Snowmobile starts on fire in Thompson

THOMPSON, N.D.—A snowmobile burst into flames Monday night when a Thompson man tried to start it, the Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office said.

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-10-16 14:26:12

Ballerini gets a badge for the day

UND PD tweeted at her last Monday after noticing she has been missing her dog while on tour with Keith Urban.So they sent her some puppy love from their K9s Bear and Ben - and she pawed right back at the opportunity to come join them on the force.Instead of handing you a ticket to pay a fine - it wa

WDAZ - 2018-10-16 04:06:03

Woman who received 'dream home' during cancer treatment dies

Kerri-Lynn Larimer, bottom center, sits with her family. The Thompson, N.D., woman died Saturday after her battle with metastatic melanoma, a form of skin cancer. Between 75 and 100 volunteers recently helped renovate her house, turning it into "her dream home," her husband, Dean, said. (Submitted p


Grand Forks Man Dead After Crashing Into Bridge Support In East Grand Forks - KVRR Local News

The state patrol says there was ice and snow on the road at the timeOctober 11, 2018TJ NelsonEAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — A deadly early morning crash on icy roads in East Grand Forks.A 30-year-old Grand Forks man died shortly before 2:30 a.m. when his car ran into a bridge support column on River Road


Spearfish burglary suspect nabbed in North Dakota

SPEARFISH, S.D. (KOTA TV) –The suspect in a series of Spearfish burglaries is arrested in North Dakota, according to a release from the Spearfish Police Department.


Thefts reported at yoga studios in Fargo, Grand Forks

The Fargo Police Department confirmed it is looking into a Wednesday theft at Haute Yogis Hot Yoga. The report came in at 1:15 p.m. for the studio at 5257 27th St. S., according to the Fargo Police Department's dispatch log.Just hours later, Haute Yogis in Grand Forks also reported a theft. The inci


South Dakota ranks 35 for best states for teachers

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) -WalletHub put out another list for best and worst states for teachers and, for once, South Dakota isn't in the bottom ten.


Police searching for cars involved in apparent road rage inc...

According to Kenneth Blua, the driver of the car that was struck, the two cars almost hit him pulling out of the Kmart parking lot on the library side.


Grand Forks County seeking election workers

With 27 voting precincts in the county, government officials need nearly 200 election workers, Grand Forks County Auditor Debbie Nelson said. With the Nov. 6 election quickly approaching, Nelson said they're trying every way they know to recruit election workers.


Grand Forks driver killed after vehicle strikes overpass col...

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. -- A 30-year-old Grand Forks driver was killed early Thursday morning, Oct. 11, after hitting a support column for an overpass in East Grand Forks.