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Man accused of smuggling herbal stimulant khat into Grand Forks

A Grand Forks man is facing felony charges after authorities say he has been receiving bulk shipments of an herbal stimulant common in East Africa and the Middle East but illegal under U.S. and state law. Abdusalam Taha Mohamed, 37, has been charged with one count of possession of a schedule four s

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-20 21:33:35

Scammers claiming to be with law enforcement in Grand Forks area

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (Valley News Live) Scammers claiming to be with local law enforcement have been popping up around the area, and now the swindlers are turning their focus on the Grand Forks area. The Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office issued a release Wednesday, warning people about calls from a m

VALLEYNEWSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 21:54:00

Little Big Town coming to Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS - The popular country music band Little Big Town will perform March 17 at Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, according to a news release from the venue. The stop is part of the band's The Breaking Tour, which begins in February in Oklahoma City. Founded in 1998, Little Big Town rose t

THE DICKINSON PRESS - 2017-09-20 21:35:00

East Grand Forks shows its support at WDAYHonor Flight Benefit

It was a packed house at the Eagles Club on Friday night as people came to the WDAYHonor Flight Benefit for food, fun, and prizes! The benefit was organized by Don and Betty Roberts, and they had plenty of ways for people to participate and give to the Honor Flight program. The highlight of the even

NORTHERN LIGHT - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Grand Forks Community Foundation hires Becca Bahnmiller as new director

Grand Forks' Community Foundation has a new executive director, hiring former Grand Forks School Board member Becca Bahnmiller to replace previous chief Kristi Mishler. Bahnmiller is director of operations for Indigo Education, a Twin Cities-area special education nonprofit serving charter schools,

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-22 00:10:26

Former Grand Forks bike club manager accused of embezzling group's money

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the former manager of a Grand Forks off-road bicycle club who is accused of using the nonprofit's credit cards to rack up more than $27,000 in personal charges. Ronald J. Martin, 49, was charged with one count of Class B felony theft Monday, when a warrant

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-21 17:36:06

Grand Forks gun shop to take over Amazing Grains space, signs say

A Grand Forks firearms business appears to be moving into the Amazing Grains Natural Food Cooperative space. Brothers Firearm Shop has posted banners in the windows of the former food co-op at 214 DeMers Ave., with one sign saying, "Coming soon!" The exact timeline of the opening is unknown. The co-

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-20 12:46:00

Grand Forks jail found in noncompliance after inmate death

GRAND FORKS - The state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation issued an order of noncompliance against the Grand Forks County jail after an investigation of an inmate death found staff did not send the prisoner to the hospital despite medical staff opinions. The investigation, launched after

BISMARCK TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Grand Forks shelter saves 32 dogs displaced by Hurricane Harvey

Harley is one lucky dog. Three short weeks ago, she was living in an animal shelter in hurricane-ravaged Texas. Today, she's sleeping on a pink Disney princess blanket, roughing up a plush husky toy and making friends with two indifferent cats named Tucker and Nala. Not a bad life for a dog who just

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-20 01:44:43

Supreme Court orders Grand Forks judge vacancy filled

BISMARCK-The North Dakota Supreme Court ordered a vacancy in Grand Forks' judicial chambers be filled Monday. The North Dakota Supreme Court ruled the state must fill a vacancy created in Grand Forks when Judge Jon Jensen joined the high court last month. Justices found a fifth judge in the Northeas

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-20 00:32:56

East Grand Forks approves 10 percent levy increase in 2018 budget

East Grand Forks officially began its 2018 budget-setting season Tuesday by approving a preliminary levy increase of 10 percent. The increase would likely mean a rise of about 5 percent for city property tax rates. The 10 percent increase to the property tax levy will put an additional $452,800 in

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-20 00:14:33

Motorcyclist killed in Grand Forks County crash ID'd

LARIMORE, N.D. (AP) - The Highway Patrol has identified a motorcyclist who died in a crash with a suspected drunken driver in Grand Forks County. Authorities say 58-year-old Allen Miller of Petersburg was killed Monday night when a pickup truck turned in front of his motorcycle on a county road east

DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 13:25:00

Public given opportunity to pray, have sorrow wiped away at ceremony honoring LaFontaine-Greywind

FARGO - Community members saddened by the tragic death of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind were given the opportunity to pray and have their sorrow swept away in a traditional ceremony on Thursday night, Sept. 21, at Island Park. About 100 people attended the "Gathering for Healing" ceremony beneath tall

BEMIDJI PIONEER - 2017-09-22 02:51:38

Gem of the Week: Cavalier pastor attempts unusual world record for a cause

Cavalier, ND (WDAZ-TV) You may spot an NDSU Bison running through the streets of Grand Forks this weekend. It's not a message for the rival UND Fighting Hawks - but a message of hope for all..... Bill Crosby is a well-known face in the Cavalier community serving as pastor at the E-Free Church.

WDAZ - 2017-09-22 00:53:45

Neighbors concerned for woman ordered to clean up her home

GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)-A Grand Forks woman was ordered to clean up her home by the Board of Health. Crews came to a Grand Forks woman's home on South 38th street to rid the home of mold. The Board of Health ordered the woman to clean up her home within 30 days-but many of her belongings were alre

WDAZ - 2017-09-21 22:39:37

Greenway Takeover Festival kicks off with four days of entertainment on the river

The first Greenway Takeover Festival took off Thursday in downtown Grand Forks with a musical lineup that included Jozy Bernadette and the Gear Daddies. In addition to hearing bands, Takeover attendees ate and drank from food trucks and beer stations and played lawn games on the Greenway grass. The

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-22 01:22:30

Seven months after ND farm giant McM filed for bankruptcy, its president files personal bankruptcy

FARGO, N.D. - Former large-scale farmer Ron McMartin Jr., of St. Thomas, N.D., has now filed personal bankruptcy in addition to his McM Inc. corporate bankruptcy, which was filed in February. McMartin filed a petition for Chapter 7 liquidation in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Fargo on Sept. 11. The three

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-21 20:53:29

Marilyn Hagerty: Signs of fall are everywhere

Leaves are floating down. Wasps are making their last rounds. And the calendar says this is the first day of autumn. UND sports fans are meeting at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Alerus Center in anticipation of football Saturday-Military Appreciation Day. Fans are hoping the home team will make right wha

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2017-09-21 16:33:02

Krump, Schiltz crowned 2017 Homecoming King, Queen

Hankinson High School crowned its Homecoming King and Queen Friday, Sept. 15. King is Ben Krump and the Queen is Megan Schiltz. Other Homecoming royalty are Shelbi Keller, Shayli Kratcha, Josianna Krump, Mason Falk, Race Kath and Devan Round. Homecoming culminated Friday with the home football game

DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 15:00:00

Justice Jon Jensen installed in ceremony

Buy Now North Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald W. VandeWalle administers the oath to Justice Jon J. Jensen as Gov. Doug Burgum and Supreme Court justices look on Wednesday in the House of Representatives chamber at the State Capitol in Bismarck. Submitted A formal investiture ceremony was c

BISMARCK TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 22:15:00