Ralph Engelstad Arena

Fans Can Expect Walk-Through Metal Detectors At The Ralph And Betty

They will be used at all entry doors at both locations

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — If you are going to an event at Ralph Engelstad Arena or Betty Engelstad Sioux Center you’ll notice new walk-through metal detectors. They will be used at all entry doors at both locations. The move is part of the venue’s efforts to improve fan safety. People are encouraged to plan for more time to get into…

With Feud Over, University of North Dakota Donors Sign Contract Extension

School and Ralph Engelstad Arena officials announced Tuesday that the deal will run through September of 2030.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A major donor to the University of North Dakota who had threatened to withhold donations over a dispute with the former president has agreed to a 10-year contract extension with the school to operate the team’s hockey arena. School and Ralph Engelstad Arena officials announced Tuesday that the deal will run through September of 2030. Terms were not…

Engelstad Arena to Unveil New Scoreboard Built by Daktronics

The idea to upgrade the video display was suggested by foundation trustee Kris Engelstad McGarry about a year and a half ago.

FARGO, N.D. – The Ralph Engelstad Arena at the University of North Dakota is preparing to unveil what it calls the largest video display in college hockey, a 50,000-pound scoreboard manufactured by South Dakota-based Daktronics. The Engelstad Family Foundation, which has been at odds with recently departed school president Mark Kennedy over a basketball floor logo and other issues, has…

Country Artist Keith Urban Gives Back to Grand Forks

Urban played the Ralph Engelstad Arena last weekend, and the Engelstad Foundation made a five thousand dollar donation to his charity of choice.

GRAND FORKS, ND — High school students in Grand Forks will now be able to strum with the best of them thanks to country superstar Keith Urban. Urban played the Ralph Engelstad Arena last weekend, and the Engelstad Foundation made a five thousand dollar donation to his charity of choice. Urban chose the Grand Forks Public Schools Music Program. The…

LIVE: Acrobats In Studio! Cirque du Soleil At KVRR

Cirque du Soleil's First Ice Show, Crystal, Stops In Grand Forks This Week

  Acrobats Nathan Price and Isis Clegg-Vinell show off some of their skills while promoting their performances this week in Cirque du Soleil’s Crystal. Crystal is Cirque’s first show in ice. Price and Clegg-Vinell have spent a decade as acrobatic partners and helped put the show together. They talk about what sets this show apart from other Cirque du Soleil…

Lamoureux Twins Get A Heroes Welcome Home In Grand Forks

Sisters Played A Huge Role In U.S. Women's Hockey Team Winning The Gold In South Korea

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After the U.S. Women’s Hockey Team won the gold in South Korea, Monique and Jocelyne Lamoureux have returned to their home town of Grand Forks. They started off scoring goals representing the green and white and now they’ve traveled back to the Ralph from South Korea rocking red, white, and blue. “It’s just been amazing so…

ND Boys Hockey: State Tournament Roundup

Davies, Grand Forks Central advance to semifinals

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Red River provided the only upset in the first round of the North Dakota state hockey tournament. The 3-seed out of the east took down 2-seed Bismarck 4-2 on Thursday night. Fargo Davies advances to face Bismarck Century, while Red River will take on Grand Forks Central. (1W) Bismarck Century 6, (4E) Grafton-Park River…

WHKY: UND Forces Game Three with Win against Ohio State

Fighting Hawks even the best-of-three series with help from Amy Menke's three-point performance

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — Senior forward Amy Menke recorded a three-point outing to help the UND women’s hockey team even up a best-of-three series against Ohio State with a 4-1 win over the Buckeyes on Saturday afternoon. For the sixth-straight game against Ohio State this season, North Dakota out-shot the Buckeyes, this time by a 37-18 mark. Fortunately…