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UPDATE: Names Released after Motorcyclist Hurt After Crashing Into Vehicle in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — Two people are now cited after a motorcycle-vehicle crash Tuesday night in Grand Forks. Police say 20-year-old Adam Hanson of Grand Forks was turning from Columbia Road onto 2nd Avenue North in front of an oncoming motorcycle. 20-year-old Blake Krpan of Logansport, Indiana was thrown from his bike in the crash and taken to Altru…

Grand Forks Officer Breaks Arm During Chase Arrest

Bugwuji HillGRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — Grand Forks Police Officer Luke Wentz has his arm broken while trying to arrest a chase suspect. Officers tried to stop 19-year-old Bugwuji Hill of Grand Forks for ignoring a stop sign in the 1500 block of South Washington Street around 4:30 Tuesday morning. After a short pursuit, Hill got out of the vehicle…

Two deputies on leave for shooting Grand Forks man

The 37-year-old man was taken to Altru and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — Two Grand Forks County Deputies are on leave after shooting a man with a gun outside of a house. After 11:00 this morning, a 37-year-old man from Grand Forks crashed his vehicle in the 800 block of County Highway 81 and ran to a nearby house. The homeowner called authorities and reported the man was…

Altru mandates COVID-19 vaccinations for employees

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – Altru Health System says staff, physicians, volunteers and students, regardless of work locations, will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or complete an exemption process by November 15. The Grand Forks-based Altru says employees can request an exemption for medical, religious or philosophical reasons. Those who have an approved exemption will be required to…

Grand Forks To End Vaccination Clinics at Alerus Center

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks is expanding the locations where people can get the COVID-19 vaccine, but they are ending vaccinations at the Alerus Center in May. People can get a shot at any primary care clinic of their choosing including at all four Altru clinics in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks starting April 26. You still have…

Essentia Health And Altru Are Opening Up COVID-19 Vaccines To More People

FARGO & GRAND FORKS, N.D.(KVRR) — Essentia Health is making it easier for everyone to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. They are asking both patients and non-patients to visit MyChart online if you meet your state’s current eligibility criteria for the shots. MyChart was previously only available to patients of Essentia Health. If you do not have online access, you…

Childcare Workers Can Start Getting COVID-19 Vaccines In Fargo & Grand Forks

FARGO, N.D. — Public Health units in Fargo and Grand Forks are inviting childcare workers to COVID-19 vaccine clinics starting this week. Childcare workers are one of the priority groups included in Phase 1B which also includes older people and those with underlying health conditions. Childcare workers who work for themselves should complete the COVID-19 Vaccine contact form with Fargo…