GRAND FORKS COUNTY

Man wanted since July arrested in Walsh County

Walsh County Sheriff's Office arrested Chadwick Frovarp

PARK RIVER, N.D. (KVRR) — Walsh County authorities arrest a man that’s been on the run since July. The sheriff’s office performed a fugitive recovery operation and took 41-year-old Chadwick Frovarp of Park River into custody. He was wanted for failing to report for incarceration on one felony and three misdemeanor drug related charges from Grand Forks County. Categories: Crime,…

Experts say public is not ready to forgo masks

It's still recommended in public that fully vaccinated people mask. Sounds a bit like a broken record, but that's what I think we still need to do,"

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – With the CDC updating its COVID-19 guidelines experts say we are not in the clear just yet. Parts of the country have already begun easing restrictions on mask mandates including North Dakota Legislature dropping mask usage within chambers and Grand Forks County forgoing all masks. Experts at Sanford Health say even with low case numbers and…

Grand Forks County extends face mask mandate

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — People in Grand Forks County will still be required to wear face coverings in many public settings even though Gov. Doug Burgum is dropping a statewide mask requirement effective Monday. Grand Forks Health Officer Dr. Joel Walz says the order goes into effect Monday as the state mandate expires. The order requires masks in indoor businesses…

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…