Grand Forks

Gov. Doug Burgum Declares Statewide Flood Emergency

This paves the way for federal money to trickle into the state and help those struggling

FARGO & GRAND FORKS, N.D. — They say too much of a good thing is never good, and North Dakota growers can attest to that. Although the rain is usually one of the farmer’s greatest assets, Beau Bateman says this unusually wet fall has made things challenging. “In 125 years, this is the wettest it’s ever been this late, and…

Grand Forks Man Faces Long List of Charges After Fleeing Police

Chase Started As Medical Call At Hugo's

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A medical call just before noon at Hugo’s in Grand Forks turns into a chase through town and the suspect facing a laundry-list of charges. The caller said a man was unconscious in the rest room but when officers arrived he was seen getting into a vehicle. Officers eventually lost 32-year old Joshua Bruce of Grand…

Grand Forks County Battles Opioid Crisis With New Syringe Program

It's hoping to stop the spread of drug abuse, get rid of dirty sharps and give people the help they need.

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The county is starting its new syringe collection program, the fifth in the state, in the wake of an opioid epidemic across the nation. It’s hoping to stop the spread of drug abuse, get rid of dirty sharps and give people the help they need. “It’s an opportunity for them to talk frankly about their…

UND Student Appointed to Seat after Lawmaker’s Resignation

Twenty-one-year-old Claire Cory was chosen by party activists Friday to fill out the remainder of Jake Blum's term.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A University of North Dakota political science major has been chosen to fill a Grand Forks House seat left open by the Republican incumbent who resigned to take a job in Minnesota. Twenty-one-year-old Claire Cory was chosen by party activists Friday to fill out the remainder of Jake Blum’s term, which ends next year. Blum was first elected…

Chase Terminated In Grand Forks When Speeds Hit 80 MPH

The SUV was found abandoned minutes later

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Police tried to stop a vehicle for an improper turn and the suspect sped off. The vehicle fled northbound on South Washington Street from the 1700 block around 6 p.m. The pursuit hit speeds of 80 miles per hour before being terminated. The SUV was found abandoned minutes later and a police K9 was…

Snow Reports from Friday/Saturday Blizzard

10/11 -10/12 2019

PRELIMINARY 72-HOUR SNOWFALL REPORTS AS OF 10 AM 10/12/19…From the Grand Forks National Weather Service (Bismarck National Weather Service office totals can be found below) LOCATION AMOUNT TIME/DATE PROVIDER LANGDON 27.0 IN 0304 PM 10/11 PUBLIC LANKIN ND 6 E 25.0 IN 0700 AM 10/12 UCOOP 5 ESE PENN 24.0 IN 0430 PM 10/11 BROADCAST MEDIA ADAMS 20.0 IN 0519…

Portions of I-94 and US 2 Closed Due to Weather Conditions

Snow plows have been pulled from roadways in Devils Lake due to zero visibility.

FARGO, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol are closing roadways due to heavy snow and wind. I-94 is closed westbound from Bismarck to Fargo and eastbound from Bismarck to Valley City. I-29 is closed northbound and southbound from Grand Forks to the Canadian Border. US Highway 2 is closed eastbound and westbound from Rugby…

‘Preparing for the Worst, Hoping for the Best’ Grand Forks Gets Ready for Snow

A hardware store owner had to quadruple his inventory to keep up with customer demand

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The owner of this Grand Forks hardware store wasn’t too surprised at how his day started. “We sold one right — first transaction this morning was a snow blower, so that’s nice,” said Brandon Buckalew. With the first snowfall of winter trickling down, business at Hardware Hank has been anything but slow. “It’s not a browsing…

Clothesline Project Spreads Sexual Violence Awareness

The event has been at UND for more than 15 years

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Survivors of sexual abuse and violence are using t–shirts to share their experiences. 200 t–shirts, decorated by survivors or in honor of someone who has experienced sexual violence, are hung up on a clothesline. Each shirt color represents a different incident or type of violence. The event is followed by the Take Back the Night Rally,…