East Grand Forks News


07/18/2018 11:57 AM  ~~~Source~~~
GF and EGF plan citywide mosquito spraying 

East Grand Forks will spray from approximately 8:00 p.m. until midnight and Grand Forks from approximately 9:00 p.m. until midnight. People in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks are urged to take extra precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.


07/03/2018 06:40 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Judge awards $16M to woman sexually assaulted by official at Minn. treatment center 

Bruce Biddlecome, the former executive director of Douglas Place Treatment Center in East Grand Forks, Minn., has been ordered to pay $16 million in damages to a female patient he sexually assaulted. A state judge has awarded $16 million in damages to a former female patient at a Minnesota drug treatment center who alleged that she was raped repeatedly by the facility's top administrator.


06/30/2018 05:53 PM  ~~~Source~~~
The hemp is as high as an elephant's eye 

As the little green plants sprouted in his fields outside East Grand Forks and began to unfurl their jagged narrow leaves, Erickson started to notice more cars cruising along his road, slowing for a good long look at the waving fields of hemp - a cannabis strain that hadn't been harvested commercially in Minnesota since the 1950s. "Some people would get out of the car and run down into the field," said Erickson, who harvested 140 acres of hemp last year on his land.


06/30/2018 01:30 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Friday's storm causing major damage in Merrifield, N.D. 

It may have been hard to sleep early Friday morning with all the thunder and lightning, not to mention the strong winds and rain beating against your windows. We found major damage out in Merrifield, N.D., just south of Grand Forks, where an old elevator sits by some storage bins, now mostly crumpled and out of place.