GRAND FORKS COUNTY

U.S. Air Force Secretary Wilson Visits Grand Sky for First Unmanned Aircraft Flight

Grand Sky was the first location in the country approved to host the flight

GRAND FORKS, N.D.– United States Air Force Secretary Wilson visited Grand Sky to celebrate the first unmanned beyond visual line of sight flight. Grand Sky was the first location in the country approved to host the first unmanned beyond visual line of sight flight. “The FAA’s decision to allow beyond line of sight operations without a chase vehicle is a…

Human Case of West Nile Reported In Grand Forks County

North Dakota Has 38 Human Cases in 2018

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — A human West Nile case has been reported in Grand Forks County. The North Dakota Department of Health could not release any details about the person who was infected. It is the first report of human West Nile in the county this year. There have been 38 human West Nile cases and no deaths reported…

Grand Forks County Drowning Victim Identified

Preliminary autopsy shows 23-year-old Andrew Torrey died of an accidental drowning

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — Authorities have identified the Grand Forks man whose body was pulled from the English Coulee on Sunday. He is 23-year-old Andrew Torrey. A preliminary autopsy shows Torrey died of an accidental drowning. Two people kayaking on the English Coulee south of Grand Forks Sunday morning came across a floating mat with a cell phone and…

Body of 23-Year-Old Grand Forks Man Pulled From English Coulee

It is the third drowing death in the Red River Valley This Week

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — There has been a third drowning in the Red River Valley in one week. Two people kayaking on the English Coulee Diversion Pond south of Grand Forks this morning came across a floating mat with a cell phone and fishing gear. A dive team was called out and they found the body of a 23-year-old…

Man Ejected From Pickup After It’s Rear-Ended By Semi On Interstate 29

The deadly crash happened around 6:30 Wednesday evening about 3 miles north of Thompson

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — A 57-year-old man is dead after his pickup and trailer were rear-ended by a semi on I-29 in Grand Forks County. The Highway Patrol says the pickup and trailer were pushed into the ditch and caught fire. 57-year-old Wayne O’Connell of Shelly, Minnesota was ejected and died. The crash happened around 6:30 Wednesday evening about…

Commissioners Declare “Burn Ban” In Grand Forks County

The ban is in effect until further notice

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — Grand Forks County Commissioners have declared a burn ban in the county. They say fires in the abnormally dry conditions could threaten the health and well-being of people in the county. Violators could face up to 30 days in jail, a $1,500 fine and have to pay for the cost of putting the fire out….

Sheriff Identifies Body Found Along Highway 2

He was 36 year-old Casey Weekley of Grand Forks.

GRAND FORKS, ND (KFGO) – The Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Dept. has released the name of a man whose body was found in the median along US Hwy. 2 west of Grand Forks Sat. morning. He was 36 year-old Casey Weekley of Grand Forks. The body was sent to the UND pathology department for an autopsy. A crime in the…

Two Arrested After High Speed Chase Outside of Grand Forks

Both men were also wanted on multiple warrants from Grand Forks and Nelson Counties.

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. (KFGO) -Two men are in custody following a pursuit through portions of Grand Forks and Traill Counties early Wednesday. Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Lt. B.J. Maxson says the driver fled an attempted traffic stop by a deputy after rolling through a stop sign south of Grand Forks, at times hitting speeds of 100 mph. The chase…

Online Fundraiser Raises Over $60,000 For Curry-Dean Family

Fargo Family Lost Two Children In Weekend Crash In Grand Forks County

FARGO, N.D. — An online fundraising campaign to raise money for the Curry-Dean family of Fargo has raised over $60,000. One-year-old Maxwell Dean and 9-year-old Camden Dean were killed when an SUV driven by their mother, 30-year-old Trista Curry, skidded out of control and into the path of a semi on I-29 on Sunday. The boys died at the scene…

More Than $25,000 Raised So Far For Fargo Family After Deadly Car Crash

Friends and family of Trista Curry set up the page to help the family with funeral and medical expenses.

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, ND — A YouCaring page┬áhas been set up to help a Fargo family that lost two children in a weekend car accident. Friends and family of Trista Curry set up the page to help the family with funeral and medical expenses. Curry’s one year old and nine year old boys were killed in the crash. North Dakota…