🚧 No Travel Advisory for Northwestern MN: Jackknifed Semi on Hwy 2
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Northwestern Minnesota. The Minnesota State Patrol has issued a no travel advisory for Northwestern Minnesota as of 8:00 AM on February 27, 2024, due to hazardous road conditions. Troopers are currently on site with a jackknifed semi on Highway 2 near Fisher. Fortunately, there are no injuries reported. Additionally, several other vehicles have gone off-road within the region, leading to increased dangers for travelers. Residents are advised to avoid travel until conditions improve and to heed any further notices from transportation agencies.
Father of man killed by undercover officer near East Grand Forks sues over killing
EAST GRAND FORKS, MINN. (Valley News Live) - The father of a man who was shot and killed by an undercover officer in Rhinehart Township, near East Grand Forks, is suing the officer in federal court. Lucas Gilbertson, 42, was killed while law enforcement was conducting a search warrant at...
Severe Winter Storm Hits Grand Forks, Authorities Issue No-Travel Advisories Amid Near-Zero Visibility
• A winter storm in the Grand Forks region caused visibility to drop to a tenth of a mile, with conditions near zero visibility in open areas. • The North Dakota Department of Transportation issued no-travel advisories for major highways due to the storm, including I-29, I-94, and Highway 2.
East Grand Forks Nightlife: The 3 Pubs You Need to Try
In this article, we explore three exceptional pubs located in East Grand Forks. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so feel free to leave your comments below!
Final family finds permanent shelter after Kensington Place apartment fire
(Grand Forks, ND) -- The final family displaced by the Kensington Place apartment fire last week has left temporary shelter at the Alerus Center. The fire caused significant damage to the apartment complex and displaced nearly two-dozen people. Investigators say the fire was caused by an accidental electrical wiring failure in the building's attic.
Winter Storm Warning Continues Across The Valley
Brace for extreme cold as the Winter Storm Warning persists across the Valley. Grand Forks battles fierce winds and near-zero visibility, with a chilling -21° windchill. Travel is discouraged on both sides of the Red River. Stay tuned for updates on this perilous Tuesday weather event.
Person apprehended after chase in Traill County
TRAILL COUNTY, N.D. (Valley News Live) - A person has been apprehended after a chase in Traill County, ND. It appears to have happened Saturday evening. Steele County Sheriff Wayne Beckman posted on social media that there was a chase which started in Traill County and ended in Steele County. The vehicle being chased drove into a field approximately 2 miles northwest of Hope, ND. By the time it was found in the field, the driver had taken off. The post warns people to not pick the person up, and to call 911 if you see anything suspicious. An edit Sunday morning adds that the individual has been apprehended.
EGF considering special deer hunt
The East Grand Forks council may take another look at establishing a special bow hunt to help reduce the number of deer in the Greenway. Over the years the city has received numerous complaints from residents about the animals eating shrubs and gardens and causing accidents when they run into the road.
Southern North Dakota Amtrak route could be reinstated
A group advocating for restoration of Amtrak services says a route through southern North Dakota is on a federally-created proposed map of additional service. The North Coast-Hiawatha Limited route ran from Fargo to Bismarck to Billings. It was discontinued in 1979. That left the state with the northern route – which serves Fargo, Grand Forks, Minot and other cities.
Impactful Winter Storm Pounding Parts Of North Dakota
The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a Winter Storm Warning for parts of North Dakota. This includes the cities of Grand Forks, Hillsboro, Fargo, Mayville, Valley City, Finley, Hope, Cooperstown, and Hatton. The counties included are Grand Forks, Griggs, Steele, Traill, Barnes, and Cass. The Winter Storm Warning...
Grand Forks Police looking to identify suspect in theft of French Bulldog puppy
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (Valley News Live) - The Grand Forks Police Department is asking for help in identifying a woman who’s a suspect in the theft of a male French Bulldog puppy. GFPD says the puppy was taken from the Pets R’ Inn pet store. If you have...
Grand Forks students flood board meeting, express concerns with potential budget realignments
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (Valley News Live) - It was a packed house at the Mark Sanford Education Center in Grand Forks as countless students showed up to tonight’s school board meeting to voice their concerns over a potential budget realignment. According to a complaint shared with Valley News Live,...
Grand Forks, February 29 High School 🏀 Game Notice
There are 2 high school 🏀 games in Grand Forks. The Fargo North High School basketball team will have a game with Grand Forks Central High School on February 29, 2024, 17:30:00 CST.
❗ No Travel Advisory Issued for Key Cities in North Dakota Amid Severe Weather
The time displayed is local to the original X account in North Dakota. The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) has released an urgent No Travel Advisory for residents of Grand Forks, Fargo, Jamestown, and Valley City. Current weather conditions include heavy blowing snow leading to almost zero visibility, making travel hazardous. The public is advised to refrain from traveling in these areas until further notice. For updates on road conditions throughout the state and more detailed information, individuals can download the ND Roads map or visit the official NDDOT website at https://t.co/EXHjjz4Rx3.
Grand Forks Growth Fund Public Hearing: Discussing LM Wind Power Lease and Business Park Offer on March 4, 2024
The Grand Forks Growth Fund, a Job Development Authority, plans a public hearing on March 4, 2024. It will take place at the City Hall Council Chambers. The agenda includes LM Wind Power's lease renewal, a business park offer at 2825 S. 48th Street, and a discussion on the business park's base asking price.
🌫️ Fog Advisory Update for Highway 41 from US Border to Junction Highway 3
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alaska. Attention drivers: The latest update for Highway 41, as of Friday, February 23 at 6:44 AM PST, indicates that fog patches continue to affect visibility between the US Border and Junction Highway 3 for a 1.3 km stretch. Motorists traveling from the British Columbia and USA Border to Grand Forks should exercise caution and anticipate potential delays due to reduced visibility. Please adjust your speed accordingly and maintain a safe distance from the vehicle in front of you. Stay tuned for further updates and drive safely.
GF looking to merge departments
Grand Forks is looking to further combine Planning and Community Development into a single department as part of a cost savings move. The restructuring plan is being put into motion as a result of the pending retirement of Community Development Director Meredith Richards. City Planner Ryan Brooks would oversee the...
EGF looking at council and mayor pay
The issue of compensation came before members of the East Grand Forks council during last night’s (Tuesday) work session. The council and mayor have not received a salary adjustment since at least 2008 – and maybe longer. The current rate of pay is $6,000 for a council member and $9,600 for the mayor.
Minnesota weather: Heavy snow in NW Minnesota prompts no travel advisory
MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - No travel is advised in some areas of northwestern Minnesota on Tuesday, as the area sees heavy snow and gusty winds. There is heavy snow and gusty winds in areas between Bemidji and Grand Forks, and another 4–8 inches of snow is expected from roughly Grand Forks to International Falls through Tuesday afternoon. This is not the same storm that will impact the rest of the state, including the Twin Cities. A separate band of light snow is developing as a cold front moves through this afternoon, which could bring a burst of light snow to the Twin Cities for the evening commute.
ARREST/FIRE REPORT- FEBRUARY 27
The Northwest Regional Correction Center reported the arrest of the following- Joshua Gutierrez, 36, of Crookston, for domestic assault. Pedro Vasquez III, 43, of Crookston, for third-degree DUI. Jessica Rae Fuhrmann, 37, of Fargo, for third-degree drug possession. Eduardo Miguel Cirpian Buten, 30, of College Point, New York, for second-degree...