It’s been 10 years ago this month since a Minnesota prison released Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. to his Crookston home, where he lived prior to kidnapping and killing UND student Dru Sjodin six months later.RELATED CONTENT
The Salvation Army in Grand Forks is on hold, waiting for orders to respond to the tornado disasters in Oklahoma and elsewhere, said Karen Frisch on Monday. She’s a spokeswoman for the local corps.
Rising waters in Crystal, a small town in northeast North Dakota, began driving people out of their homes Monday evening.
A 10-year-old boy was injured Friday when a pickup truck hit him as he was riding his bike on the west side of Grand Forks. The truck’s driver was cited.
An annual report, sponsored by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, says an independent audit and study found 2012 had the biggest drop in allegations of sexual abuse by priests in a decade.RELATED CONTENT
When James Sundstrom’s fiancée picked up their 4-year-old son at a Thief River Falls day care Tuesday afternoon, he said she found the boy waiting in the entry with tears and a bloody nose.
The trial of a former Grand Forks police officer on charges he held a gun against the head of a UND student at a party last year has been pushed back to September. The defense says it needs to study the police department’s separate internal investigation of the officer and the incident.RELATED CONTENT
A Nielsville, Minn., man admitted Thursday in court that he burglarized the house of a Grand Forks man who beat him about the head with a handgun and shot at him twice as he fled the scene.RELATED CONTENT
Leaving a courtroom Wednesday to begin a 15-year prison term, Jack Oatman, a gray-haired 72-year-old Grand Forks man craned his neck around, seeking some last eye contact from several female relatives, including two who say he sexually assaulted them while they slept.RELATED CONTENT
Jeremy Hall admitted stealing and pawning his mother’s jewelry and his ex-boss’s tools Wednesday in a plea deal that got him 60 days in jail from a Grand Forks judge.
Delmore holds 8 vote lead over Dietrich
The Grand Forks County canvassing board tallied up the vote in the District 43 House race Monday, adding one vote to the margin incumbent Democratic-NPLer Lois Delmore holds over Republican challenger Don Dietrich for the second seat.