GRAND FORKS COUNTY

Election Day voting in Grand Forks Co. will only be held at Alerus Center

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. – There will only be one polling place on Election Day in Grand Forks County. County Auditor Debbie Nelson says the county has moved to vote by mail and ballots can only be cast at the Alerus Center on November third. The decision was made because of the coronavirus pandemic. People can also take part in…

Body Identified As That of Woman Missing Since July

Erin Peterka's Death Remains Under Investigation

GRAND FORKS CO., N.D. — The body of a woman found near Arvilla, North Dakota on Friday has been positively identified as Erin Peterka. The 35-year-old woman was last seen on July 31, leaving a house in Arvilla around 2 in the morning. Peterka’s death remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the Grand…

Grand Forks County reports 110 new COVID-19 cases in single day

Cass County accounts for 3,293 of the total positive cases and 76 of the total deaths.

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 234 new COVID-19 cases and one new death Tuesday. Twenty-three counties report new cases. Grand Forks County reports the most new cases with 110 and Burleigh County the second most with 36. A man in his 90s from Mortan County with underlying health conditions died. The NDDoH says three cases from…

Grand Forks Co. Deputy hits SUV with squad car

NEAR GRAND FORKS, N.D. – No one is hurt after a crash involving a Grand Forks County squad car. It happened around 5:15 Monday night at the intersection of 16th Street Northeast and Drews Drive which is three miles west of Grand Forks. The Highway Patrol says 45-year-old Deputy Thomas Inocencio was responding to a call when he turned in…

North Dakota reports sharp decrease in new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Health reports 17 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths on Wednesday. Only two counties in the state are reporting new cases. Cass County with 16 and Grand Forks County with 1. The NDDoH says 82 positive tests taken on Sunday are being considered inconclusive due to a malfunction on two pieces of equipment….

Man arrested after fleeing from traffic stop in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — 29-year-old Reed Allen Middleton of Grand Forks was taken into custody after fleeing from a traffic stop Friday evening. The Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a vehicle that fled a traffic stop within Grand Forks city limits at around 6:40 p.m. Deputies found the vehicle traveling west on Grand Forks County Road 4…