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Charges: Second wife helped plan ND murder of husband's first wife
Pigs reportedly stolen from Cando farm, abused at party
British police confirm multiple fatalities at venue where Ariana Grande was performing
Blotter: Veterans memorial vandalized recently
New scary wood tick disease surfacing in region
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
DHS speech team places second at state
Swift: North Dakota proves to be just one sprawling small town
Dickinson High names graduation speakers
Trinity commencement speakers named
I'm a recovering control freak - it makes dating even harder
Twins' Hughes to spend time on DL with biceps injury
Adrian Peterson selling Twin Cities 5-bedroom home for $695,000
Zimmer to take time off from Vikings after 8th eye surgery
Bradley's 3-pointer gives Celtics improbable win over Cavs
Own goal burns Minnesota United in loss to Galaxy
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
Coming Home: A trip to the sale barn proves the best days can't be planned
Pinke Post: The purpose of trophies in the box
Minding our Elders: Family caregiver needs recognition from siblings
Growing Together: Separating hardy from non-hardy when shopping trees and shrubs
Bernadette "Bernie" Axtman
Linda C. Wagner
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
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grand forks county
March 10, 2017
FAA approves night flights for ND drone unit to fly across the nation
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—The Federal Aviation Administration has given drone pilots with the Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office permission to...
March 10, 2017 - 10:53pm
December 14, 2016
More than 16,000 affidavits filed in North Dakota election
GRAND FORKS — More than 16,000 voter affidavits were filed in this year's general election, according to a survey of North Dakota county...
December 14, 2016 - 5:35pm
July 1, 2016
North Dakota's first human West Nile case confirmed in Grand Forks County
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—North Dakota confirmed Friday its first human case of West Nile virus for the 2016 season, but the discovery is not unusual for this time of year, health officials said. The virus was discovered in a Grand Forks County woman who's in her 30s, according to the...
July 1, 2016 - 11:02pm
June 25, 2016
Census: North Dakota grows younger
GRAND FORKS -- Grand Forks County didn’t get any younger in 2015, bucking a trend followed by a majority of its counterparts across North Dakota, but it seems to have maintained its youthful vigor. Forty counties in the state saw their median ages decrease between July 1, 2014 and...
June 25, 2016 - 8:32pm
June 17, 2016
Storm brings 60-80 mph winds, downed trees and power lines
Dean Kaml has had better mornings. At home near Grafton on Friday with his 10- and 13-year-old, he watched as the wind picked up his barn and...
June 17, 2016 - 11:02pm
March 30, 2016
Runway access a go for Grand Forks County tech park tenants
GRAND FORKS -- Tenants of the Grand Sky technology park under construction on land rented from Grand Forks Forks Air Force Base will now have access to a runway for flying unmanned and manned aircraft. The base and Grand Forks County signed a joint-use agreement 18 months in the making...
March 30, 2016 - 9:19pm
January 22, 2016
Grand Forks County landowner files appeal in Sandpiper pipeline dispute
GRAND FORKS -- Grand Forks County landowners have filed an appeal to the North Dakota Supreme Court in an eminent domain dispute with a company seeking to build a crude oil pipeline. James and Krista Botsford, who live in Wisconsin, filed a notice of appeal Jan. 15. They were sued...
January 22, 2016 - 1:41pm
July 7, 2015
Construction start close for Grand Forks UAS park
GRAND FORKS — With a memo line reading “Grand Sky UAS Park,” Gov. Jack Dalrymple presented a check Monday for $5.6 million to Grand Forks County. The state funds will allow construction crews to get in the ground as early as next week to begin building the estimated $25 million...
July 7, 2015 - 11:20pm
May 26, 2015
Grand Forks County hopes to combat fentanyl use
GRAND FORKS — Twelve people examined by the Grand Forks County Coroner’s Office died of fentanyl in 2014, the most lives claimed by any one drug in that year, according to statistics from the coroner’s office provided by Grand Forks County State’s Attorney David Jones. Not...
May 26, 2015 - 11:20pm
May 5, 2015
Fargo man identified in fatal semi crash
NIAGARA, N.D. - The 45-year-old Fargo man who died Monday in tractor-trailer accident on U.S. Highway 2 near Niagara has been identified as Christopher Thorseth. The driver was driving west about 2.5 miles east of Niagara in western Grand Forks County at 5:45 p.m. when his 2007...
May 5, 2015 - 6:43pm
March 24, 2015
Arvilla man gets 126 days in accident that injured UND women’s hockey player
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - A 19-year-old Arvilla man was sentenced to 126 days in jail for aggravated reckless driving in the accident that severely injured University of North Dakota women's hockey player Lisa Marvin of Warroad, Minn. Tristen Johnson will begin serving his sentence...
News/crime and courts
March 24, 2015 - 6:26pm
February 4, 2015
Drone bill opposed by sheriff
GRAND FORKS — The Grand Forks County Sheriff said Wednesday a bill that would require law enforcement in North Dakota to obtain a warrant before using unmanned aircraft for surveillance appears to be a “solution in search of a problem.” Sheriff Bob Rost said no action was taken...
February 4, 2015 - 11:02pm
October 2, 2014
GF Sheriff’s deputies nab suspects using drones in first-ever night flight
GRAND FORKS — The Grand Forks Sheriff’s Department apprehended its first set of suspects using an unmanned aircraft at night after a traffic stop and foot chase Sunday. The flight marks the first nighttime mission the agency has flown, and officials say it could even be the first...
October 2, 2014 - 10:57pm
September 17, 2014
Panel rejects proposed DU land purchase in Grand Forks County
GRAND FORKS — A panel that regulates the purchase of land by nonprofit groups in North Dakota has rejected a Ducks Unlimited proposal to buy 160 acres of land in Grand Forks County. According to Terry Steinwand, director of the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, the North Dakota...
September 17, 2014 - 11:10pm
September 6, 2014
Ducks Unlimited needs state approval for wetland purchase
GRAND FORKS — A conservation organization that has not had the best of luck purchasing land will appear before a state committee Monday to pitch its proposal to buy 160 acres in Grand Forks County. Ducks Unlimited, a nonprofit group that promotes waterfowl and wetland conservation,...
September 6, 2014 - 12:00am