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Committee reviews public input on proposed Grand Forks-East Grand Forks bridge

GRAND FORKS — The pros and cons of placing a new bridge connecting Grand Forks and East Grand Forks were discussed during a Monday meeting of the Future Bridge Traffic Impact Ad Hoc Committee.Members of the committee evaluated the feedback they rece

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 21 Jan 2022 | 9:30 am CST

North Dakota seeking Teacher of the Year nominations

BISMARCK — North Dakota's superintendent of K-12 education is encouraging the state's residents to nominate candidates for Teacher of the Year.In a release sent to the media Friday, the Teacher of the Year Award is called "the most prestigious honor

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 21 Jan 2022 | 9:30 am CST

UND launches search for vice president of student affairs

UND President Andrew Armacost has put in motion the search for the university’s next vice president for student affairs.The new vice president will succeed Beth Hellwig, who began her role as interim vice president for student affairs on Oct. 1, 202

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 21 Jan 2022 | 9:30 am CST

Grand Forks police search for driver after alleged hit and run

At least one person was taken to a hospital Tuesday morning after an alleged hit-and-run traffic accident in south Grand Forks.A maroon Cadillac with a tan-colored top reportedly ran a stop sign at 40th Avenue South and South 20th Street shortly before 9

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 21 Jan 2022 | 9:30 am CST

5G issue that's concerning many in aviation won't affect Grand Forks-to-Minneapolis flights

GRAND FORKS — An issue that airline administrators nationwide believe could wreak havoc on U.S. aviation schedules isn’t likely to be a problem for travelers flying between Grand Forks and Minneapolis.Monday, Jan. 17, executives from major car

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 21 Jan 2022 | 9:30 am CST

Mayville Public Library raises $21,000 for repairs on historic building

MAYVILLE, N.D. — A fundraising effort for building repairs at the Mayville Public Library has raised $21,000 and counting. Library director Margaret Rice gives all the credit to the community.“It’s a small city with a big heart,” s

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 21 Jan 2022 | 9:30 am CST

Bald eagle survives 80-mile journey caught in a train

LA CROSSE — A call about a raptor possibly struck by a train isn’t an unusual call to the Coulee Region Humane Society and Wildlife Rehabilitation.One that appears to have come out of the impact unscathed is more unusual.

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 21 Jan 2022 | 9:30 am CST

Drivers in Grand Forks seem to have overcome hesitancy about roundabouts, engineer says

GRAND FORKS — Drivers in Grand Forks are gaining confidence with roundabouts, a city traffic engineer says.The roundabout on 24th Avenue South and South 34th Street, one of three utilized on a daily basis in Grand Forks, was at first met with skepti

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 21 Jan 2022 | 9:30 am CST

Deadly Grand Forks fire ruled accidental

GRAND FORKS — The house fire that ultimately killed a Grand Forks woman early Saturday morning was an accident, according to the Grand Forks Fire Department.A smoldering cigarette ignited combustible materials next to a bed at 2110 10th Ave. N., fir

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 21 Jan 2022 | 9:30 am CST

At council meeting, Grand Forks Mayor Brandon Bochenski apologizes for wording in recent Facebook post

GRAND FORKS – Mayor Brandon Bochenski apologized to the LGBTQ+ community for his wording in a Facebook post in which he supported the North Dakota Catholic Conference's opposition of a proposed gender inclusion policy at UND.The mayor’s apolog

Source: Grand Forks News local feeds | 21 Jan 2022 | 9:30 am CST