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February 19, 2016
Multiple unmanned aircraft flown at once at Grand Sky
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Three unmanned aircraft buzzed overhead for less than 15 minutes Thursday, but the short flight marked a milestone for their operators and nearby spectators. The demonstration was the first time multiple unmanned aircraft have taken flight simultaneously at...
February 19, 2016 - 6:13am
Towns counter Cobb attempts to buy land
GRAND FORKS—A man who has been searching for a city to create an all-white enclave recently met the same response from residents in Nebraska and Kansas as he did in North Dakota: Not in this town.
February 19, 2016 - 6:12am
February 12, 2016
Grand Forks standoff ends peacefully
A man who was holed up with a gun in a house near downtown Grand Forks is in custody.Around 8 p.m., police announced via social media an hours-long standoff involving a suicidal subject at 1113 Fifth Ave. N. has been resolved peacefully. "There is no longer a threat to the community,"...
February 12, 2016 - 8:30pm
Police respond to man holed up in Grand Forks home
GRAND FORKS -- Police are responding to a home near downtown Grand Forks where a man is holed up. A SWAT team and ambulance is on standby observing the house at 1113 Fifth Avenue North, where a situation began at about 5:30 p.m. Police have set up a perimeter around the house with...
February 12, 2016 - 7:11pm
January 23, 2016
Juba fire suspect pleads not guilty, trial begins in March
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—An East Grand Forks, Minn., man accused of setting fire to a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks pleaded not guilty Friday...
January 23, 2016 - 8:02am
January 22, 2016
Scientists aim to probe oldest rock near Rugby
RUGBY, N.D.—Scientists want to go to the middle of the continent near Rugby to peer deep where few have looked before. On Thursday, the Energy and Environmental Research Center in Grand Forks will approach the state to drill down more than 16,000 feet into the oldest rock on...
January 22, 2016 - 11:39am
January 21, 2016
Office assaulted by naked man
GRAND FORKS — A South Dakota man found last month rolling in the snow naked and assaulting a police officer with handcuffs was arrested Tuesday in Grand Forks.. On Dec. 12, police were sent to the parking lot at an apartment complex on 43rd Street in Grand Forks for a report of...
January 21, 2016 - 8:30am
Men steal hotel ATM, turn off power - police
GRAND FORKS — Police said two men accused of stealing an ATM Tuesday from a Hilton Garden Inn in Grand Forks turned off the power in the hotel before loading the machine into a stolen truck. Jeffrey Allen Conn, 27, and Daniel Joseph Ganyo, 51, both of Grand Forks, were arrested...
January 21, 2016 - 7:38am
January 18, 2016
Black man lynched by mob in 1882 in GF may still be memorialized
GRAND FORKS — Interest in a memorial for a black man who was lynched by a mob in Grand Forks 134 years ago has not been quashed, local leaders said. In 1882, an angry mob of Grand Forks residents hanged Charles Thurber before he had a chance to stand trial on charges of attempted...
January 18, 2016 - 8:13am
State spends million on unmanned aircraft industry in hopes of economic payout
GRAND FORKS — For years the ground has provided the oil and crops that have fueled North Dakota’s economy, but bets have been placed on an airborne industry joining those staples. Those wagers are on the unmanned aircraft industry and they are hefty, with tens of millions appropriated...
January 18, 2016 - 7:47am
January 15, 2016
Grand Forks man overcharged for inappropriately touching a minor
GRAND FORKS — A district judge indicated a Grand Forks man accused of inappropriately touching a minor was overcharged. Travis Rodney Storeby, 19, was sentenced Wednesday in Grand Forks County District Court to five months in jail, followed by two years of probation, for corruption...
January 15, 2016 - 7:29am
January 11, 2016
Woman chronicles her survival of World War II
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—The German invasion of Poland on Sept. 1, 1939, drew Britain and France into World War II. And Maria Merien Mullally, a longtime resident of Grand Forks, found herself at age 14 trying to escape to England with her family from their home in Antwerp, Belgium....
January 11, 2016 - 7:32am
January 4, 2016
Post article on Juba arson nets national support
GRAND FORKS—An article in one of the nation's largest newspapers exploring the aftermath of an alleged arson at a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks has generated some national goodwill.
January 4, 2016 - 7:17am
December 21, 2015
Donations for Grand Forks coffee house exceed expectations
GRAND FORKS—More than $21,500 has been raised through an online fundraising account set up by a Colorado woman to benefit owners of a Somali coffee house in Grand Forks that was damaged in a fire set intentionally Dec.
December 21, 2015 - 7:11am
Testing the limits of the UAS
GRAND FORKS—Bob Becklund doesn't have to go far to see the future of unmanned aircraft. As executive director of the Northern Plains Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site, he only has to walk down the hall and talk to one of his staff members. "They're all experts...
December 21, 2015 - 7:07am