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Memorial Fund Set Up for Family of Fallen Officer Holte

Officer Cody Holte #639 On behalf of the GFPD, we wish to express our sincerest appreciation for your outpouring of support during this very difficult time, as we grieve and remember our brother Cody.Grand Forks County Sheriff's OfficeThompson Fire DepartmentEast Grand Forks Police DepartmentPolk County Sheriff's Office/Emergency ManagementBorder PatrolUniversity of North Dakota Police DepartmentEmerado Police DepartmentU.S. Customs and Border Protection…

Grand Forks community mourns the loss of Officer Cody Holte

Officer Cody Holte was shot and killed while in the line of duty

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For people in Grand Forks, the death of officer Cody Holte while in the line of duty still doesn’t feel real. “This is unthinkable that this could happen in our community cause we are a welcoming community,” said Mayor Michael Brown. “I think we are still in shock.” For the past day-and-a-half, the city has been…

4E Winery Opening On Sunday With New Guidelines In Place

The Winery says they will also be sanitizing every table between guests as well as frequently used surfaces.

MAPLETON, N.D. – The Winery was supposed to reopen its doors on May 2, but COVID-19 changed those plans “We would’ve been here doing tasting, just like normal, you know, people coming in, we’d want lots of people to come and have people hanging out all over,” says Lisa Cook, the co-owner of 4E Winery. They will now reopen on…

Hundreds plan to march for George Floyd in Fargo on Saturday

Protestors will be showing solidarity with Minneapolis and seeking justice for George Floyd

FARGO, N.D. — As protests across the country are sparked and those in the Twin Cities continue, people in Fargo are planning to make their voices heard. This upcoming Saturday is when a peaceful protest is set for those in the area to “pay respect to George’s family and countless other black lives that have been taken by the hands…

West Fargo cancels June Cruise Night

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The City of West Fargo has canceled its Cruise Night on June 18. The North Dakota Smart Restart guidelines recommend gatherings of less than 250 attendees and West Fargo says typical Cruise Nights see thousands of people. To thank the classic car community, the City of West Fargo will be having a photo contest and Facebook Live event…

UND forms group to plan for restart of athletic events

UND Athletic Venues & Events Group is comprised of leaders from the university and the city. The group is aiming to draw up a final plan for athletic events by August 1st.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Fighting Hawk fans cannot be sure just yet what their teams seasons will look like in 2020, but by the end of this summer, they should know what they can expect at home games. A team of representatives from UND athletics and the city of Grand Forks have come together to create the UND Athletic Venues…

West Fargo Public Schools to allow guests at graduations

Graduates will be allowed to bring two guests to their graduation ceremony.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – One day after Fargo made changes, West Fargo is now allowing in-person graduation ceremonies. After receiving guidance from Fargo Cass Public Health and other healthcare providers, Sheyenne, West Fargo and Community High School will allow two guests with each graduate. School leaders are encouraging guests to wear masks and social distance. They also partnered with Essentia…

LIVE: Long-Term Care Center Task Force

The coronavirus ravaged the centers. Now loneliness is doing its part.

North Dakota task force leaders are looking for your help crafting a strategy to help families get back together with their loved ones in long-term care facilities across the state. Nursing homes and other facilities across the country have been ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic. That prompted Governor Doug Burgum to close long-term care facilities off to visitors on April…

Body Found at House Fire in South Fargo

FARGO, ND — A body was found in a home where Fargo firefighters were called to an attic fire. They responded to a call to 1123 South University Drive just after noon. Fargo Police are also on the scene. In a Facebook post, Fargo Police said, “Today, at 12:37 p.m., Fargo Officers were dispatched to a structure fire in the…