Celebration After Renovation Of 86-Year-Old Red River BridgeNorth Dakota and Minnesota officials are celebrating the completion of a renovation project on a Red River bridge. The Sorlie Memorial Bridge spans the river between Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. The 283-foot-long bridge was built in 1929.
Police Search For Leech Lake Man, Missing Since April 30Investigators are asking for the public's help to find a missing 30-year-old Leech Lake man. Damon Lee Boyd has been missing since April 30, when he was last seen leaving East Grand Forks, according to Leech Lake Tribal Police.
Authorities Identify Man Killed In Motorcycle-Deer CrashAuthorities have identified a Minnesota man who died when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a deer in northeastern North Dakota. The Highway Patrol says 50-year-old Kenneth Letexier, of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, died Friday night after the crash on a Pembina County road about 1 ½ miles east of Walhalla.
Driver Killed When Motorcycle Hits Deer In North DakotaA Minnesota man is dead and his passenger injured after their motorcycle collided with a deer in northeastern North Dakota.
Tweten's OT Goal Spells Repeat For East Grand ForksTanner Tweten's overtime goal lifted East Grand Forks to its second consecutive Minnesota Class A hockey title, as the Green Wave survived a miraculous rally by Hermantown to repeat with a 5-4 win. Trailing 4-2 late in regulation, the Hawks had gotten a pair of goals in the final 32.8 seconds to force the extra session, only to finish as runners-up for the sixth consecutive year.
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsIt's getting to be that exciting time of the winter high school sports season as we go down to the wire for conference champions and get the postseason started.
Prep Blog: Girls Hockey Tournament Highlights Weekend Match-UpsThis week, South St. Paul is hosting a girls hockey tournament with some traditionally strong programs. There's also The Clash National Duals in Rochester, which features Minnesota's top high school wrestling programs as well as some of the top programs from around the country.
Worker Burned By Beet Juice Sues American CrystalA man who was severely burned while working at an American Crystal Sugar plant last year has filed a lawsuit that accuses the company of negligence. Kevin Birnbaum was a contract worker at the East Grand Forks plant when the accident happened during an employee lockout in January 2013.
East Grand Forks Wins Class 1A Boys Hockey CrownEast Grand Forks didn't let a slow start get in the way of a school first. Grant Loven had a goal and three assists as the Green Wave beat Hermantown 7-3 in the Class 1A Boys Hockey Championship on Saturday.
Prep Blog: Edina, East Grand Forks Are State Hockey FavoritesWhen the puck drops Wednesday morning at Xcel Energy Center, it'll mark one of the most exciting and entertaining weeks of state tournament action. Between two classes, 16 of the top boys high school hockey teams in Minnesota will converge on St. Paul this week.
Prep Blog: State Dance Winners Crowned, Girls Hockey PreviewIt's hard to believe, but it's already winter state tournament season in Minnesota high school sports. Just last week, state champions were crowned at the State Dance Competition at Target Center as well as the State Alpine and Nordic Ski Championships at Giant's Ridge in Biwabik, Minn.
Man Arrested After Manhunt In East Grand Forks Authorities in East Grand Forks have arrested a man found hiding outside in subzero temperatures after an alleged domestic disturbance. The 27-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after a manhunt that lasted for over an hour.