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Adam Kurtz

Community Editor

Adam Kurtz is the Community Editor for the Grand Forks Herald. He covers higher education and other topics in Grand Forks County and the city. Tips and story ideas are welcome. Get in touch with him at, or DM at @ByAdamKurtz. Desk: 701-780-1110

Not much is known about the individuals, aside from authorities believing they are a family of Indian nationals, and part of a larger group apprehended in northern Minnesota, about 6 miles east of Pembina.
Armacost wrote that uncertainties exist about the consequences of not following the draft policy’s guidance on using preferred pronouns on campus for students, faculty, and staff. Under that proposed policy, intentionally misgendering a person could be seen as an act of discrimination.
According to a release from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the bodies of an adult man, woman and infant were discovered at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The body of another male, believed to be a teenager, was discovered shortly thereafter. All of the victims were located approximately 40 feet from the U.S./Canada border.
According to a release from the college, Jared Marshall, head coach of the school’s men’s basketball team, is now working as the new athletic director.
Abraam Yakoub is a professor in the department of biomedical sciences.
UND President Andrew Armacost, at a press conference on Jan. 14, said he instructed his staff to slowly proceed with reviewing the policy.
Bochenski sided with Catholic Conference in opposing that policy, which he wrote would require students to accept a specific ideology about gender expression.
The letter urges parents with children set to attend a university to consider “the campus environment and whether it is conducive or hostile to not only the Catholic faith, but also the truth about the human person,” when choosing which school to attend.
The state government is set to return $149 million of the $352 million it received from the federal government’s Emergency Rental Assistance program. State administrators say the federal government may have overestimated the state’s ability to spend that money within program deadlines.
Daniel Mertens was placed on leave by LRSC President Doug Darling on Oct. 29, “pending a review of information brought to the college’s attention,” according to a release from the school.