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Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
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nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
grand forks county
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
June 19, 2014
Suspect in child choking won’t contest extradition
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — A man charged with trying to choke his foster son won’t contest his extradition in a Fargo court and will be returned to Hubbard County, Minn., on Friday or Monday at the latest, according to Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes. Dennis James Sullivan Jr., 50,...
News/crime and courts
June 19, 2014 - 11:42pm
March 29, 2014
Grand Forks County gets permission to fly drones at night
GRAND FORKS — Grand Forks County Sheriff Bob Rost announced Friday that his department is the first law enforcement agency in the nation granted federal authorization to fly unmanned aircraft throughout its jurisdiction. In a partnership with the University of North Dakota’s...
March 29, 2014 - 10:43pm