Herald Staff Report
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Two North Dakota State University sophomores were killed about 10 miles east of Moorhead Saturday night, Feb. 11, after a car they were in crashed into a guardrail on Interstate 94. The driver, Danie Leigh Thomssen, 18, originally from Bismarck, and one of her passengers, Carson Dennis Roney, 19, originally from Oakes, died, the State Patrol reported Sunday.
Grand Forks Police are asking for help locating a Grand Forks man who they say has been missing since Friday. The Police Department Facebook page said Larry Stammen was last seen Feb. 3 and his family is concerned about his welfare. He may be driving a tan 2002 Volkswagen Golf with license plate 557BUB, according to the post, which also includes photos of Stammen and the car. Police ask anyone who has seen Stammen or his vehicle or know where he is to call (701) 787-8000 to report information.
GRAND FORKS — A bomb threat prompted officials to evacuate the Grand Forks International Airport early Saturday morning, Jan. 28. Grand Forks officers responded at 5:14 a.m. to the airport after a traveler told a ticket agent there was a bomb in his bag, according to a news release. The suspect, who was taken into custody there without incident, was identified as Paraman Radhakishan, 53.
CROOKSTON—A University of North Dakota instructor and student flying a small aircraft were forced to an emergency landing Friday evening, Jan. 27, in Polk County. Rescue workers and law enforcement responded at 6:41 p.m. about 10 miles southwest of Crookston, where UND instructor pilot Joseph Gromek, 22, and student pilot Collin Bates, 21, landed a 2008 Cessna 172S after their engine failed, according to a news release. The two were able to land the plane in a plowed field and the aircraft sustained light damage, the release stated.
GRAND FORKS — It might be the third largest city in the Peace Garden State, but posts featuring Grand Forks are among the most widely viewed on Instagram, the photo-sharing social networking platform. Instagram released the locations with the most posts from each state this month, and Grand Forks made three appearances in the top five, with the University of North Dakota, the Ralph Engelstad Arena and the city itself. The five most Instagrammed locations in North Dakota in 2016 were: • Fargo • UND • NDSU • Ralph Engelstad Arena
The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a blizzard watch for Christmas Day, which could significantly impact holiday travel. The blizzard watch will go into effect Sunday afternoon and run through Monday morning, according to the weather service. Travel could be very difficult to impossible in the Red River Valley during that time, the weather service warns. Forecasters are projecting the region could be hit with 7 to 13 inches of snow and wind gusts could reach as high as 55 mph, causing whiteout conditions.
Last minute shoppers will not see bundled bell ringers outside the mall this weekend. Citing subzero temperatures and fierce winds, The Salvation Army in Grand Forks has suspended bell ringing the last full shopping weekend before Christmas, typically among the busiest shopping days of the year and a day when The Salvation Army sees its kettles filled.
GRAND FORKS - Police and medical personnel responded to a one-car rollover on I-29 south of Grand Forks Monday afternoon. The accident happened a mile south of the 32nd Avenue...
A six-vehicle crash caused a pileup and injured several people Friday night in Grand Forks. Grand Forks Police responded at 6:11 p.m. to the 1400 block of 32nd Avenue South...
Prep football 6 Friday's results North Dakota Fargo South 38, Fargo North 14 Fargo Davies 30, WF Sheyenne 28 Fargo Shanley 49, Grafton 14 Bismarck 31, Williston 13 Dickinson 18, Jamestown 0 Bismarck Century 55, Bismarck Legacy 6 Minot 56, Mandan 0 Kindred 49, Lisbon 8 Central Cass 29, Maple Valley-Enderlin 8 Ellendale-E-K 43, Oak Grove 35 Milnor-North Sargent 39, Oakes 6 Minot Ryan 21, Lewis & Clark 7 Des Lacs-Burlington 46, Bottineau 0