Grand Forks

Nuisance Zebra Mussels Found In Red River In Grand ForksStaff members from the U.S. Geological Survey have found three adult zebra mussels in the Red River in Grand Forks. North Dakota Game and Fish Department aquatic nuisance species coordinator Fred Ryckman says the mussels were discovered last week on Red River sampling equipment at Sorlie Bridge.
Woman Wielding Box Cutter Knife Robs Bank In Grand ForksAuthorities are searching for a woman suspected of robbing a Grand Forks bank with a box cutter knife.
Woman Alleges Sexual Harassment At American Crystal SugarA North Dakota woman has sued American Crystal Sugar, alleging she endured years of sexual discrimination and harassment when she worked at the company's East Grand Forks plant. Janine Bailey filed her lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Minnesota on Thursday.
Heitke To Take Command Of Grand Forks Border Patrol SectorThe U.S. Border Patrol is getting a new chief for its Grand Forks sector that covers North Dakota and Minnesota. Chief Patrol Agent Aaron Heitke will take over the post on Wednesday at a change of command ceremony in Grand Forks. He replaces Austin Skero, who was promoted and transferred to Virginia.
UND Degree Program Aims To Meet Demand For Social WorkersThe University of North Dakota is taking steps to help address an expected increase in demand for social workers, with a new degree program and a collaboration with an American Indian tribe.
Police Investigate Fake Hostage Threat At Grand Forks Wal-MartPolice in Grand Forks, N.D. are investigating what turned out to be a phony threat about a hostage situation at a Wal-Mart Monday morning.
Zebra Mussel Larvae Found At Several Red River LocationsYoung zebra mussels have for the first time been found in the Red River north of Wahpeton, according to North Dakota's Game and Fish Department.
Grand Forks Officials Set To Discuss Railroad Crossing StudyGrand Forks officials are holding a public meeting to discuss possible railroad crossing adjustments if the North Dakota State Mill adjusts its rail service.
Groundbreaking Set For Grand Forks Veterans MemorialGroundbreaking is set to take place on a long-sought veterans memorial in Grand Forks as supporters look to raise money for the project. A news release from the city of Grand Forks says the groundbreaking and fundraising kickoff for Veterans Memorial Park is scheduled Wednesday afternoon. The 6-acre site for the planned park is northwest of Columbia Mall, and the ceremony is open to the public.
Police Identify Man Whose Body Was Found In Red River In NDAuthorities have identified the man whose body was found in the Red River near downtown Grand Forks Monday night.
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.
Grand Forks Wal-Mart Store Reopens 2 Days After ShootingThe Wal-Mart store in Grand Forks where a U.S. airman killed one worker and injured another before killing himself has reopened after being closed for two days.