Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office

Body discovered in Arvilla identified as missing woman

UPDATE: The Grand Forks County Coroner’s Office positively identified the body found in Arvilla as that of 35-year-old Erin Peterka. Erin was last seen leaving a residence in Arvilla on July 31. Her body was discovered in a tree line on August 28. The Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office is investigating what happened to Erin. Anyone with information is asked to…

Grand Forks sheriff’s corporal returns to work after recovering from shooting

Cpl. Ron Nord suffered gunshot wounds to the thigh and stomach while serving eviction papers on May 27th

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — May 27th is a day Grand Forks Sheriff’s corporal Ron Nord will never forget. “I can honestly say that was probably the worst day of my life,” said Nord. While serving eviction papers to a man in his apartment, Nord suffered a gunshot wound to his leg and stomach. The 33-year law enforcement veteran would spend…

UPDATE: Restriction on Red River in Grand Forks lifted

Non-motorized watercrafts are still asked to remain cautious.

UPDATE: The Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office has lifted its restriction on a section of the Red River. The Sheriff’s Office initially closed a quarter-mile section after seven kayakers got caught in the current, but now say the current has slowed enough to lift the restriction. Non-motorized watercrafts are still asked to remain cautious north of the Kennedy Bridge to the…

Man arrested after high speed chase near Grand Forks

The driver reached speeds of over 100 miles per hour in an attempt to flee.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A man has been arrested after leading police on a high speed chase near Grand Forks on Sunday. The Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of mile marker 177 on ND Highway 81 for reports of a reckless driver. Deputies were able to locate the vehicle and attempted a traffic stop, but the driver immediately fled….