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Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte remembered as “a true servant”

He's the first Grand Forks officer to die in the line of duty since Robert Martin in 1966.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police say 29-year-old Officer Cody Holte was killed in an apartment shooting on Wednesday. He’s the first Grand Forks Officer to die in the line of duty since Robert Martin in 1966. 61-year-old Lola Moore was also killed in the gunfire. Grand Forks County Deputies responded to the apartment at 2627 South 17th Street. They were…

Grand Forks Police Officer killed in shooting identified

Officer Cody Holte leaves behind his wife and infant son.

1/4 Officer Cody Holte Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Corporal Patrick Torok Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Sergeant Kelly McLean Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Corporal Ron Nord Show Caption Hide Caption GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks Police Department has identified the officers involved in the shooting incident on Wednesday, including the officer who was killed. Authorities say Sergeant Kelly…

Flyover Planned Monday To Honor Essential Workers in Fargo & Grand Forks

MINOT, N.D. — Minot Air Force Base is performing a flyover to support essential workers on Monday, May 18. They will head to Fargo from Bismarck and should be over Sanford Medical Center around 2:15 p.m. The plane will then flyover Altru in Grand Forks around 2:30 before heading back to Minot. Minnesota National Guard and Air Force Reserve conducted…

128 Positive COVID-19 Cases Associated with LM Wind Power in Grand Forks

There are approximately 900 employees who work in the LM Wind Power factory.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A total of 128 people associated with the LM Wind Power factory in Grand Forks have tested positive for COVID-19. The City of Grand Forks partnered with Altru and the National Guard for a mass testing event on April 16. Of the 426 tests performed, 99 were positive, 323 were negative and 4 were unable to be run….

Watch Live: ND Gov. Burgum and Grand Forks Mayor Brown Hold Daily COVID-19 Briefing

ND Dept of Health Joint Information Center press briefing with Governor Doug Burgum 4/18/20 ND Dept of Health Joint Information Center press briefing with Governor Doug Burgum 4/18/20Briefing will start at approximately 3:30pm CT Posted by North Dakota Department of Health on Saturday, April 18, 2020   BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding his daily press briefing to provide an…

WATCH LIVE: Grand Forks Mayor Brown Holds COVID-19 Press Briefing

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Mayor Michael R. Brown is holding a news conference to provide updates on the local efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. The briefing comes a day after Grand Forks partnered with Altru to hold a mass COVID-19 testing site. Mayor Brown will be joined by representatives from the City of Grand Forks, Altru Health System…

Fargo Native To Begin Streaming Network For “Good” In Support of Frontline Workers

CALLS FOR NATIONAL SPIRIT OF GIVING AND COOPERATION FOR OUR ESSENTIAL WORKERS

Fargo native and self-quarantined Afghanistan War Veteran Mark Lindquist has a new mission. The entertainer is supporting the next round of post traumatic stress suffering people: healthcare, emergency and funeral workers. Starting Tuesday, he is offering a 10 hour a day, seven day a week streaming network for good, called Positivity Lives Here. It’s from 9 to 3 and 7…

Names Released In Fatal Wrong-Way Crash Near Devils Lake

The highway patrol says 79-year-old Mina Eckes of Devils Lake was driving the wrong way on U.S. Highway 2

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Names have been released in a head-on crash near Devils Lake that killed a woman. The highway patrol says 79-year-old Mina Eckes of Devils Lake was driving the wrong way on U.S. Highway 2 Friday night. Her vehicle hit a car carrying a mother and her 13-day-old baby head-on. The baby was not hurt. The mother,…

Mother And Child Killed In Crash Into Turtle Lake Identified

Their car landed upside down in the River near Manvel on Wednesday afternoon

MANVEL, ND — The North Dakota Highway Patrol has released the names of a woman and child who died after their car landed upside down in the Turtle River near Manvel on Wednesday afternoon. 40-year-old Amanda Brantl of Mekinock, North Dakota ran off a gravel road and overturned landing mostly submerged in the river. 3-year-old Atlas Brantl was in a car…

Drowning Scare Was Actually Young Boy Collapsing Near Best Western Pool

Grand Forks Emergency crews were dispatched for a possible drowning just before one o'clock this afternoon

GRAND FORKS, ND — A scare at Best Western on 32nd Avenue South in Grand Forks. Emergency crews were dispatched for a possible drowning just before one o’clock this afternoon. When they arrived a 4-year-old boy was being attended to by relatives and bystanders. He was awake and taken by ambulance to Altru. An investigation found that the boy was out…