Grand Forks

Gun Accidentally Discharged in Scheels Parking Lot

Grand Forks police say it happened around 2:00 Sunday afternoon

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police respond to the Scheels parking lot in Grand Forks after a man accidentally fired a handgun. It happened around 2:00 this afternoon. The man told police he was showing his friend his 9 mm handgun when he pulled the trigger, He says he thought he had unloaded it. The bullet hit the pavement. No one…

Emergency Order Issued In Grand Forks To Curb Spread of COVID-19

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks is taking more action to curb the spread of COVID-19 and it comes with fines. Mayor Brandon Bochenski has issued an Emergency Order limiting capacity in restaurants, bars, special gatherings and sporting events to 50% of the permitted occupancy. According to North Dakota guidelines, restaurants and bars in the high risk category, which cover…

Former combat medic receives free vehicle, “It doesn’t feel real”

Guzman and her family received a 2018 Dodge Journey

GRAND FORKS, N.D.- A Crookston veteran receives a car as a way to relieve some financial stress. U.S National Guard Staff Sergeant Crystal Guzman initially enlisted in the military in 1996 for the educational benefits. After the attack on America, Guzman soon realized she was there for a bigger purpose. “9/11 happened and I got serious about what I was…

Emergency Order Issued To Close Liquor License Holders By 11 PM Daily In Grand Forks

Attempt to limit gatherings as COVID-19 cases rapidly rise

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The mayor of Grand Forks is taking action to limit gatherings as COVID-19 cases rapidly rise. Brandon Bochenski is issuing an emergency order for liquor license holders including bars and restaurants and offsale to close daily by 11 p.m. The order goes into effect on Saturday and will remain in effect until December 1 at 6…

Grand Forks Firefighters to fill the boot for Muscular Dystrophy Association donations

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The Grand Forks Fire Department will raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in a socially distant way during their Fill The Boot campaign. It begins Wednesday, October 28th at the intersection of 40th Avenue and 20th Street South and will go from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Firefighters will also accept donations at Fourth Avenue South…

Grand Forks mayor mandates masks in buildings owned by city

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Grand Forks Mayor Brandon Bochenski issues an emergency order requiring masks to be worn in city owned buildings and property starting on Monday. Bochenski says he took the action ahead of early voting at the Alerus Center which the city owns. While not imposing any requirement, Bochenski is urging businesses and non-profit organizations to encourage the…

LIVE: Lend A Helping Hand To Northlands Rescue Mission

Annual Auction Moving Online In November

  A Grand Forks rescue mission needs your help as more and more people turn to their services. Northlands Rescue Mission normally hosts a large charity banquet at the Alerus Center each year. With COVID, they’re moving this year’s event online. A silent auction runs from November 10th to the 12th. A free live stream event is set for the…