Grand Forks

Grand Forks Police Investigate Suspicious Altercation at Target

She says she defended herself with the use of self-defense spray and the man ran

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks police are investigating an altercation between a man and woman in the parking lot of Target. The woman told police that the unknown man approached her around 10:45 last night. She says she defended herself with the use of self-defense spray and the man ran. Police say his intent is unknown. He is described…

Former Grand Forks Teacher Sentenced To Prison

James Whalen must register as a sex offender.

James WhalenJames Whalen, the former Grand Forks Central High School teacher who pleaded guilty to having a sexual relationship with a student, is sentenced. Whalen was sentenced to two years in prison with two years suspended. Five years supervised probation. He will have to register as a sex offender. The 42-year old Whalen pleaded guilty in January to sexual assault…

Suspect In Stolen Vehicle Eludes Officers

Chase Involved Maroon Toyota Camry

Police in Grand Forks along with the Highway Patrol spent part of the afternoon trying to stop the driver of a stolen car. An officer spotted the maroon Toyota Camry around 3:30 Sunday afternoon on Fenton Avenue and the chase began. They wound through East Grand Forks, downtown Grand Forks and past County Road 5. The driver was able to…

Grand Forks Investigators Identify Body Found Near Red River

A woman walking on a bike path in Lincoln Park discovered his body late Wednesday afternoon

Facebook Photo  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — No crime is suspected in the death of a man found along the Red River in Grand Forks. The man has been identified as 40-year-old Erik Shulind of Grand Forks. A woman walking on a bike path in Lincoln Park discovered his body late Wednesday afternoon. Police are asking for information from anyone who…

Grand Forks Man Found Dead Near Red River

The man has been identified as Erik Shulind, 40, of Grand Forks.

GRAND FORKS (KFGO) – Police do not suspect a crime in the death of a man whose body was found near the Red River Wed. afternoon. A woman walking on a bike path discovered the body. The man has been identified as Erik Shulind, 40, of Grand Forks. Police are asking for information from anyone who may have seen Shulind…

Grand Forks Police Investigating Body Found Near the Red River

The body was discovered by a woman walking along the bike path

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Police are investigating a body found by the Red River. Authorities responded to a call of a deceased man found along the banks of the river in Lincoln Drive Park shortly before 5:30 p.m. The body was discovered by a woman walking along the bike path. The man’s identity is being withheld until the…

The City of Grand Forks Reflects on the Flood of ’97

For those who were there for the 1997 flood they remember it like it was yesterday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Life came to a screeching halt for thousands of people in Grand Forks after the flood of 1997. But after 20 years, the city has grown and improved. For many people who were in the heart of the disaster, it still feels like yesterday. The river rose to 54.35 feet in 1997. It is still the…

City of Grand Forks Features “20 Years Stronger” Section on Its Website

Its website is featuring a section called "20 Years Stronger", highlighting the devastation the city overcame.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The city of Grand Forks is commemorating how far it’s come since the flood. Its website is featuring a section called “20 Years Stronger”, highlighting the devastation the city overcame. A spokesperson with the city says the feature is meant to show how Grand Forks is “stronger than ever before,” rather than the hardships the disaster…

High Risk Sex Offender Gets Grand Forks Address

He was recently released from the James River Correctional Center

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A high risk sex offender has moved to Grand Forks. Anthony Rolland, 33, lives at 625 North 5th Street, Unit #2. He was recently released from the James River Correctional Center. Rolland has two convictions for Gross Sexual Imposition, once in 2001 and again in 2003. He has a lifetime registration requirement. Categories: Community, Crime, Local…

Three Men Arrested In Grand Forks Prostitution Sting

All Three Men Arrested As Part Of Same Operation

Grand Forks Police arrested three men Saturday in a prostitution operation. 44-year-old Stephen Dewel of Grand Forks, 52-year-old Todd Quaintance of Grand Forks, and 45-year-old Chad Woinarowicz of Oslo are charged with soliciting sex from an individual, a Class B misdemeanor. Police would not offer many details on the operation, saying they plan to run a similar one in the…