East Grand Forks

East Grand Forks Man Identified in Fatal Crash

Driscoll failed to yield at the intersection and was hit by the semi driven by 53-year-old Kristopher Rittel of Grand Forks

  CROOKSTON, Minn. — An East Grand Forks man is dead after a car and semi crashed in Crookston. The state patrol says the crash happened just before 5 this morning at the junction of Highways 2 and 75. They say 59-year-old Gregory Driscoll was behind the wheel of the car. Driscoll failed to yield at the intersection and was…

Body of Woman Missing for More Than 30 Years Found

Shirley Whetter's skeletal remains were discovered by a boater in the Red River

GRAND FORKS, ND — Skeletal remains found in the Red River are confirmed to be that of a woman who has been missing more than 30 years. DNA tests show the body is Shirley Whetter, a woman who went missing in 1984. Her remains were found on the east bank by a boater near the Higdem Township on June 10th….

Grand Forks Area Law Enforcement Issue Warning Over Tainted Meth Hitting the Area

Police are urging people in the community to be diligent and use caution with substance

  EAST GRAND FORKS, ND — Law enforcement officials are warning people after they say a bad batch of meth is being sold around Grand Forks. Police in East Grand Forks arrested one person yesterday for driving erratically and found they were using a controlled substance. During that arrest, they were called to a house in Grand Forks where a…

Legion Baseball: Moorhead Cruises, Perham Rallies in Sub-State Tourney

Perham advances to play Bemidji; Blues play winner of Alex/Fergus Falls.

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — The first round of the sub-state tournament began in Alexandria for the Moorhead Blues and other area teams. In the opening round top-seeded Bemidji defeated Thief River Falls 27-1 in seven innings. Second seeded Moorhead followed suit with a seven inning win as well defeating Detroit Lakes 19-3. “The last three years haven’t gone so well for…

East Grand Forks Police Identify Suspect in Attack on Bike Path

Her screams caused her attacker to flee

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — An arrest warrant has been issued for a man accused of attacking a woman in an East Grand Forks park. Robert Burr is facing charges of attempted kidnapping, false imprisonment, domestic assault and stalking in the June 26 attack. The victim was rollerblading on the bike path along the Red River when she was knocked…

Heavy Rain Causes Flooding in Grand Forks

A flood warning was issued by the National Weather Service for the city and East Grand Forks just before 11 am

GRAND FORKS, ND — Heavy rain came down a little too fast for the storm drains in Grand Forks. Many streets had flooding especially in the area around Columbia Mall and the underpasses in town. These pictures were sent in to us from Russel Hons Photography. A flood warning was issued by the National Weather Service for the city and…

West Nile Virus Identified in Grand Forks

Grand Forks and East Grand Forks are urging citizens to take extra precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.

GRAND FORKS, ND — A crow from Grand Forks has been identified as having West Nile virus. Grand Forks and East Grand Forks are urging citizens to take extra precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes. The mosquito most common for carrying and transmitting West Nile virus is active just before sundown and through the night into the early morning….

East Grand Forks Police Searching for Male Suspect who Attacked Female Near North End Walking Bridge

She said she struggled with the man and he let her go and ran from the area

  EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — The East Grand Forks Police Department is searching for a suspect who allegedly assaulted a female near the north end walking bridge. Police said just before 5 p.m. Monday, a female called police saying she was rollerblading on the bike path when a man riding a bicycle crashed into her. She told police she fell…

Moorhead Legion Tops East Grand Forks in Double Header

The Blues won 13-1 and 5-4

MOORHEAD, Minn — The Moorhead Blues took an early, commanding lead over East Grand Forks in game one of a doubleheader, and rode that to a 13-1 victory in five innings. As a team, Moorhead collected 15 hits in the win. The Blues’ dominant offense continued in game two as they jumped out to an early 3-0 lead. A grand slam for East…