E. Grand Forks Man Pleads Not Guilty To Somali Cafe FireA Minnesota man accused of starting a fire that heavily damaged a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks had pleaded not guilty in federal court. Twenty-five-year-old Matthew Gust of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, is charged with malicious use of explosive materials.
Man Charged With Setting Fire At Somali Eatery Makes Court AppearanceA Minnesota man accused of setting a fire that heavily damaged a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks has made his first appearance on a federal complaint. Twenty-five-year-old Matthew Gust, of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, is facing charges of malicious use of an explosive device and use of a destructive device during a crime of violence.
Bond Set For Minn. Man Accused Of Torching Somali RestaurantBond is set at $50,000 for a man accused of torching a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks.
MN Man Arrested, Charged For Setting Fire To N.D. Somali RestaurantNorth Dakota authorities have charged a Minnesota man with felony arson in a fire that heavily damaged a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks. Police say 25-year-old Matthew Gust of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, was arrested in Minnesota's Polk County late Monday.
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.