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No new evidence found in search related to 1996 missing person case

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KFGO) – Investigators have conducted an excavation at a home related to the 1996 missing person report involving Kristi Nikle after receiving information that Nikle’s body may have been buried near the foundation of the home when it was built. Two cadaver dogs from Valley...
GRAND FORKS, ND
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ARREST/FIRE REPORT- AUGUST 10, 2022

The Northwest Regional Corrections Center in Crookston reported the following arrests. Eric Blaine Schweigert, 33, of Thief River Falls, for Public Nuisance. Carla Sue Cunningham, 64, of Gary, for 3rd-Degree DUI.
CROOKSTON, MN
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GRAND FORKS POLICE AND OTHER LAW DEPARTMENTS CONDUCT AN EXCAVATION FOR 1996 MISSING PERSON CASE

On Tuesday, August 9, 2022, Investigators conducted an excavation at a residence in the 1000 block of 1st Ave. N. The excavation is related to a 1996 missing person report involving Kristi Nikle. Investigators received information that the body of Nikle may have been buried near the foundation of the residence when it was constructed. Investigators further vetted the information, to include the deployment of two cadaver dogs from Valley Water Rescue. Both dogs showed positive indicators of human remains.
GRAND FORKS, ND
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Riverview's newest dairy, Waukon Dairy, is milking 10,500 cows per day and using local feeds

GARY, Minnesota — Waukon Dairy, a subsidiary of Riverview LLP, since June has been milking 10,500 cows daily in rural Norman County, Minnesota. The dairy, which is located on 160 acres in Waukon Township, eight miles southeast of Gary, Minnesota, began milking June 20, 2022, 15 months after construction began on the facility. Riverview LLP construction manager Lyle Grimm declined to estimate the cost of the dairy construction.
NORMAN COUNTY, MN
KNOX News Radio

EGF examines Quiet Zone plan

The next step in creating a railroad quiet zone in East Grand Forks is an engineering agreement between the city and BNSF. The city council reviewed the document at last night’s (Tuesday) work session. Under the plan the railroad would hire a sub-contractor at an estimated cost of nearly $35,000 dollars which would be at the city’s expense. The consultant would provide engineering services to review the plans and prepare a detailed diagnostic review of crossing upgrades and enclosures.
KNOX News Radio

Ice events net EGF cold cash

A new analysis suggests ice hockey and figure skating events bring more than a few dollars to East Grand Forks. The survey was conduction by the University of Minnesota Extension Service in Crookston. Parks Director Reid Huttunen says the study is part of the larger discussion about improving arena facilities.
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Brad’s Bites: A Stellar Stretch

Catfish are coming on frogs as a bumper crop of the amphibians moves about the area’s waterways after a wet spring. Cut sucker remains another go-to bait for Red River channel cats. DEO Photo by Brad Durick. Catfishing on the Red River has been quite stellar this week. We...
GRAND FORKS, ND
valleynewslive.com

Crookston school referendum fails by just 9 votes

CROOKSTON, Minn. (Valley News Live) - A near-split decision as voters decided on whether or not to approve a bond referendum for the Crookston School District. In the August 9 primary election, 842 people voted against the referendum and 833 in favor. People in Crookston were voting on a $3,915,000 project that would have included an artificial turf field, eight-lane track, press box, seating for more than 750 people, a concession stand and bathrooms.
CROOKSTON, MN
cbp.gov

CBP Warns Residents of Phone Scam

GRAND FORKS N.D. — A telephone scam is targeting residents nationwide in an attempt to gain banking information from unsuspecting residents. U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and officers nationwide are continuing to receive numerous calls from residents concerned about unsolicited calls from scammers posing as U.S. Border Patrol agents and U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers. Residents are reporting the calls are a pre-recorded message stating, “a box of drugs and money being shipped has your (callers) name on it and it has been intercepted.” The caller is then instructed to press #1 to speak with a CBP Officer/Agent, which then attempts to get the callers banking information. There have also been reports of this same type of scam, however, the caller is an actual person, not a pre-recorded message.
GRAND FORKS, ND
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UND getting e-scooters for student use on campus

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Students at the University of North Dakota will have a new option to get around campus in the fall. Pending final approval of a permit from the City of Grand Forks, some 75 to 100 dock-free, low-speed electric scooters made by Bird Rides, Inc. are likely to be deployed. More are expected in the coming weeks with the goal of about 140 scooters.
GRAND FORKS, ND
KNOX News Radio

Crookston voters reject referendum

It was close….but Crookston voters have rejected a $3.9 million dollar school referendum. The money would have been used for a new multi-use sports complex. The district was targeting property north and east of the high school. It would have included artificial turf…and eight lane track…press box…seating for 750…concessions…and a bathroom.
CROOKSTON, MN
Crookston Daily Times

Jean Svedahl

 Jean Marie Svedahl, 81, of Crookston, passed away on Monday, August 8th, 2022, in the Fair Meadow Nursing Home at Fertile.  Jean was born in Crookston on November 21, 1940, one of three children to Henry and Delia (Warner) Fortier. She graduated from Crookston High School in 1958. Jean married Ralph (Bud) Svedahl in Pittman NJ on June 27, 1959. Bud and Jean spent many years living in New Jersey, Montana, and Minnesota before moving back to Crookston in 1989.
CROOKSTON, MN
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