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County OKs $40,000 for jail needs study
Stopping spread of AIS
Woman wins big; no one believes her
Gas leak leads to evacuation of six Detroit Lakes homes
Nagel comes home to coach Hornets
Angels clinch Hi-10 West title
Vergas man wins Handball championship
‘Beast Mode’ event is July 26 in Frazee
Young DL tracksters excel at Hershey meet
In the Zone
Area students perform in Piano Honors Concert
SSA benefits the same for survivors whether person retired, disabled
Peterson nominates NYM student for Air Force
Local students earn degrees at Bemidji State University
Ogema's Anderson graduates from Marquette University
Friends & Neighbors
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Shelton, Lambert on 2015 WE Fest schedule
Summer Scene - July 2014
Brad Laabs: Be respectful, helpful on the water this week
Blane Klemek: The moving whistle of the upland sandpiper is sweetness to hear
Ruffed grouse counts see increase
Brad Laabs: Fish like chasing fast bait; Make your presentation match
Blane Klemek: The black-billed cuckoo is a fascinating bird
D&D Appliance in DL wins Maytag competition
Shiny, new Cenex opens in Lake Park
Legal Helpers ordered to pay back MN consumers
Gas prices take post holiday dip...again
Marco partners with AGT in cloud-based video offering
Veterans looking for work get well deserved boost
DL fireworks came too late for families with children
Alert driving improves safety for all road users
Immigration reform has support
Goeun Park: If only the tooth fairy had taught proper brushing techniques
It’s s’mores season at your local library
A sundry selection of salads
Sunday is Family Day at Northwest Water Carnival
Northwest Water Carnival gets underway Friday
August 9, 2013
Preliminary autopsy: East Grand Forks boy died of accidental drowning
Anthony Kuznia died of accidental drowning, a preliminary autopsy report shows, Polk County Deputy Michael Norland said this afternoon. Norland has been in charge of the investigation and search for the 11-year-old East Grand Forks boy who went missing Wednesday afternoon....
news / accidents
August 9, 2013 - 4:37pm
Anthony Kuznia was inquisitive, energetic
GRAND FORKS — When Anthony Kuznia appeared in an April 2012 Grand Forks Herald article about autism, he was a happy and curious 9-year-old, busy exploring the lobby of a Grand Forks hotel where he and his family had spent the night as a special treat for the kids. He liked swimming...
August 9, 2013 - 9:00am
Missing East Grand Forks boy's body found in Red River
It was shoes found on the bank of the Red River Thursday afternoon, a full day after he went missing, that led to the recovery of Anthony Kuznia’s body just after 4 p.m., said Polk County Sheriff Barb Erdman. Using the shoes as a reference point, law enforcement officers in boats...
August 9, 2013 - 8:51am
August 8, 2013
10-year-old autistic East Grand Forks boy goes missing
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. - The cries of “Anthony! Anthony!” came from law enforcement officers and volunteers walking through farm fields and wooded lots Wednesday around a rural residential strip south of East Grand Forks, searching for a lost boy. Anthony Kuznia, 11, went...
August 8, 2013 - 9:41am
August 6, 2013
Sex abuse victim ‘too traumatized’ for trial
Days before the trial was to begin, a Grand Forks prosecutor on Monday dropped charges against a man accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl, saying “she was too traumatized” to testify. But Justin Breitweiser, an assistant state’s attorney for Grand Forks County,...
news / crime
August 6, 2013 - 8:23am
July 30, 2013
Air Force still investigating death at GFAFB
The Air Force’s investigation into a shooting July 21 that killed Tech. Sgt. Matthew Hullman continues, and little information is available about the incident, said an investigator Monday. Linda Card, head of public affairs for the Air Force’s Office of Special Investigations...
July 30, 2013 - 8:19am
July 24, 2013
Airman killed Sunday in shooting at Grand Forks Air Force Base
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The airman killed in a shooting Sunday night at Grand Forks Air Force Base was Tech. Sgt. Matthew Hullman, a base spokesman said Tuesday. Timothy Flack of the base’s public affairs office said because the investigation is incomplete, he can’t say much...
July 24, 2013 - 8:59am
July 19, 2013
Second bird found with West Nile virus in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS - Grand Forks Public Health has found a second bird dead of West Nile virus, and several groups of mosquitoes have also tested positive, mosquito control supervisor Todd Hanson said Thursday. He said he expects to find more in the days ahead. Culex tarsalis, the...
July 19, 2013 - 8:39am
July 16, 2013
West Nile virus found in bird in Grand Forks
A bird from Grand Forks has been positively identified as having West Nile virus. The Grand Forks Health Department is urging residents to take extra precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes, according to the Grand Forks city public information office. The mosquito most...
July 16, 2013 - 8:27am
June 26, 2013
Pet foster care program labor of love for participants
GRAND FORKS — Biggins and Gingersnap don’t share a typical home. They sleep in a room in the back of Treat Play Love, a pet supply store in Grand Forks. During business hours, Biggins wanders around the store and solicits attention from customers while Gingersnap prefers to...
life / Friends & Neighbors
June 26, 2013 - 6:00am
June 10, 2013
Grand Forks resident in custody after overnight standoff
GRAND FORKS - An armed, allegedly suicidal woman held Grand Forks police at bay for several hours early Monday near downtown Grand Forks. Police evacuated some neighbors and secured others in their homes in the 300 block of First Avenue South during the incident, which initially...
news / crime
June 10, 2013 - 11:11am
June 6, 2013
22-year-old Grand Forks man dead, 1 injured in 2-vehicle accident
A two-vehicle accident in Grand Forks early Thursday left one man dead and another injured, police said. The accident happened shortly after midnight when a 1994 Acura driven by Alexander Gabrysh, 22, of Grand Forks and Mandan, N.D., collided with a 2000 Toyota Celica driven by...
news / accidents
June 6, 2013 - 12:02pm
June 4, 2013
Man stabbed, robbed in Grand Forks; police searching for suspect
A man was stabbed and robbed Monday night in Grand Forks and police are searching for the suspect, the police department said. Police interviewed the victim in the emergency room at Altru Hospital at 8 p.m. According to police the victim told them an acquaintance had mugged him...
news / crime
June 4, 2013 - 1:57pm
May 31, 2013
Former Grand Forks educator pleads guilty to luring
GRAND FORKS - A former educator in Grand Forks and Edmore has entered a plea agreement for charges that he lured minors over the Internet. Under the terms of the agreement, filed Wednesday in state District Court in Grand Forks, Jeremy Patrick Thompson, 28, is pleading guilty to...
news / crime
May 31, 2013 - 9:06am
May 29, 2013
$56,000 worth of meth found in car on I-29 north of Grand Forks
Ten ounces of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $56,000 was confiscated Wednesday morning from a car north of Grand Forks, the Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Department said. Daniel Ray Wykle, 50, from Arizona was arrested after a deputy noticed his car being driven...
news / crime
May 29, 2013 - 2:38pm