Grand Forks

Flooding Closes Section of Highway 54 Near Manvel, North Dakota

There is no signed detour in place so drivers should use an alternate route

GRAND FORKS CO., N.D. — Some rural North Dakota homes are being surrounded by flood waters. Drone footage was taken by the North Dakota Department of Transportation of Highway 54. Water can be seen covering the highway between I-29 and the Red River about seven miles north of Manvel. There is no signed detour in place so drivers should use…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For April 1, 2020

1/1 Mari Hofer Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — Five more people have died of coronavirus complications, bringing Minnesota’s death toll to 17. The state is reporting an additional 70 cases for a total of 689. The median age for those who have died is 84. Thirty percent of coronavirus cases in Minnesota are the result of community spread….

Altru Health responds as Grand Forks County has first Coronavirus cases

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Altru Health is doing all it can to combat the Coronavirus. Grand Forks County has its first two cases of Coronavirus. The case is under investigation to see if it’s from travel or community spread. Altru has a Covid-19 screening hotline for people who believe they have symptoms. There’s also a sick clinic to care for…

Man Stabbed In Grand Forks Attack

Victim Suffered Apparent Non-Life Threatening

A man is hospitalized after a stabbing in Grand Forks. Police responded to a reported robbery in progress at 8:40 Tuesday night on the 800 block of North 51st Street. Police say a 29-year-old man was stabbed several times in the thigh when he was walking to his parents’ home. The victim went to the hospital with injuries that don’t…

Grand Forks Schools ready for students to learn from home

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Grand Forks Public Schools is ready for parents to pick up supplies and technology for students to begin working from home starting next week. Governor Doug Burgum has ordered schools to begin virtual learning on April 1st. The Grand Forks district says students from Kindergarten through second grade will have pencil and paper activities. Third through…

Grand Forks Spring Clean Up Week Postponed

Spring Clean Up was originally scheduled for May 4-8.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The City of Grand Forks has postponed Spring Clean Up week due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Spring Clean Up was originally scheduled for May 4-8. The Electronic Recycling event scheduled for May 2 has also been postponed. Grand Forks Mayor Michael R. Brown said, “We are committed to the ongoing safety and health of our community and to…

Grand Forks updates community on region’s COVID-19 fight

Mayor Mike Brown and public health officials held a virtual news conference to discuss future plans

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Grand Forks, but that may change. “They are in Ward County, Morton County, Burleigh County ad Cass County. We feel that as a population center in North Dakota, it will just be a matter of time before we have cases here in our region,” said Grand Forks Public…

LIVE: City of Grand Forks COVID-19 News Conference

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Mayor Michael R. Brown is holding a “virtual” news conference on Thursday to provide updates on the spread of COVID-19. Mayor Brown will be joined by City Administrator Todd Feland, Grand Forks Public Health Director Debbie Swanson and Altru Health System’s Medical Director of Primary Care Dr. Josh Deere. The public is being asked to continue taking precautionary measures…

Meal Services for Students in the Red River Valley

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools will provide free meals for kids while schools are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The meals will be provided through a drive-through or walk-up process at certain school sites. Cold breakfast and lunch meals will be available  at five schools in Fargo, and nine in West Fargo until supplies last. Children up…

Grand Forks Area Food Assistance

Grand Forks, ND, 16 Mar 2020 – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Grand Forks area food pantries are making necessary service changes to minimize the risk for citizens and meet increased demand. After today, food boxes will be prepacked at all agencies to allow for more social distancing. Below are the service requirements for each pantry along with any…