Grand Forks

Grand Forks Police Investigating Man Dressed as Bunny Trying to Lure Children

Officers responded to the 800 block of 43rd Street North

GRAND FORKS, ND — Police in Grand Forks are investigating after children reported a man dressed in a bunny costume approached them and tried to get them into his van. Officers responded to the 800 block of 43rd Street North. Two children say they were approached by a man in a white bunny costume who asked them if they wanted…

Construction Begins on North Dakota’s First Chick-fil-A in Grand Forks

The second Chick-fil-A in the state will be going up in Fargo later this summer

  GRAND FORKS, ND – ┬áConstruction has started on the first Chick-fil-A restaurant in North Dakota. It is being built at 3230 32nd Avenue South in Grand Forks and will have seating for 129 people, patio seating and two drive-thru lanes. The restaurant will open in the fall and provide around 90 new jobs. The second Chick-fil-A in the state…

Grand Forks Man Arrested for Terrorizing

After getting pepper sprayed, Asaiah Scott continued to fight officers just before being arrested

GRAND FORKS, ND — Police in Grand Forks arrested a man who they say fought them with a knife. Officers say 23-year-old Asaiah Scott was walking along the 600 block of 2nd Avenue North near Central High School around 10:30 last night. Police were called to the scene after reports of terrorizing. When they arrived, Scott pulled out a knife….

Grand Forks Woman Cited After Fleeing Crash with Baby

Witness told police Jasmine Davis, who was allegedly driving one of the vehicles ran to a nearby apartment building with a baby

  GRAND FORKS, ND — A Grand Forks driver is ticketed after running from the scene of a crash with a baby and hiding at a nearby apartment building. Police responded to 13th Avenue Sound and South Columbia road where two vehicles had collided at an intersection. Witness told police Jasmine Davis, who was allegedly driving one of the vehicles…

BCI Investigating Inmate Death in Grand Forks

The man was found unresponsive in his cell before being taken to a hospital

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — An investigation into the death of an inmate at Grand Forks County Correctional Center is underway. Nathan Dogskin, 45, was found unresponsive in his cell and taken to Altru where he died last Saturday. The North Dakota BCI is investigating the circumstances surround his death. Dogskin was in jail after his probation for failing to…

High Risk Sex Offender Takes Up Residence in Grand Forks

He has two convictions for Corruption of a Minor and Gross Sexual Imposition in 2010

  GRAND FORKS, ND — A high-risk sex offender is out of custody and living in Grand Forks. Police say Brandon Kuntz has moved to 2006 Dyke Avenue #3. He has two convictions for Corruption of a Minor and Gross Sexual Imposition in 2010. He will have to register as a sex offender for life. Categories: Community, Crime, Local News,…

Senator Hoeven Talks with Air Force Secretary Nominee

Wilson is an Air Force veteran and is the current President of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

WASHINGTON D.C. — North Dakota Senator John Hoeven had a chance to sit down and talk to the nominee for secretary of the U.S. Air Force. Hoeven says he pressed Heather Wilson for support to modernizing the nuclear mission at Minot, Global Hawk and unmanned aerial system operations in Grand Forks, as well as a future Arctic mission, and the…

Grand Forks International Airport to Conduct Active Shooter Drill

It'll be held in the Byron L. Dorgan Passenger Terminal starting at 9 a.m

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks International Airport will be swarming with law enforcement Wednesday morning. Grand Forks Police and airport staff will be conducting an active shooter drill. It’ll be held in the Byron L. Dorgan Passenger Terminal starting at 9 a.m. The training is for terminal tenants and airport staff to help them know what to do…

Former Grand Forks Teacher Sentenced in Sex Case; Says He’s Sorry for What Happened

The former Grand Forks Central High School spoke before the court before he was sentenced

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The fate of the former Grand Forks Central High School teacher charged with having a sexual relationship with a student has been decided. James Whalen will be heading to prison. It’s former teacher James Whalen’s face you see in the headlines…but as the state’s attorney reads a statement, it’s his victim that feels front and center….

Man Arrested After High Speed Chase in Grand Forks

When his vehicle became disabled, officers were able to arrest him

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A man is arrested after a second high-speed chase in 24 hours in Grand Forks. Around 3:30 this morning, Derek Fuglem led officers on a chase through the city and into the county. When his vehicle became disabled, officers were able to arrest him. Fuglem is being held on numerous charges including burglary and theft…