- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

July 28—The Trend is a weekday feature intended to help people find the most essential news of the day.

Police standoff ends after use of flash grenade

A 4-hour Grand Forks Police standoff with a suicidal man ended with the man being brought to the hospital for evaluation and assistance on Monday.

EGF kidnapping suspect to appear in court

A man, whose identity has not been released, is being charged with kidnapping, second-degree assault, possession of stolen property and being a felon in possession of a handgun, following a Sunday incident in rural East Grand Forks.

EF-1 tornado trapped Tolna, N.D. grandma and child

The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado, with winds clocked at 110 mph, hit Tolna at 10:36 p.m. Thursday, buckling a portion of a communications tower, blowing a Quonset storage building off its foundation and knocking out power for about 3 hours.

Watford City mayor: Falling oil prices are ‘a blip in the road’

The first day of the three-day Bakken Conference and Expo at the Alerus Center included presentations from researchers, regulators and energy industry officials involved in the Bakken oil formation in western North Dakota.

National potato group to meet in Grand Forks

“I’ve always been passionate about potatoes,” Carl Hoverson says. “I still am. And I’m excited about the opportunity to show people what the Red River Valley is doing with potatoes.”

Moose named Lucy hangs out in farm country

There’s a moose on the loose in Highland Grove Township in Clay County, and the neighbors seem to love her. They named her Lucy and she’s been there for more than three months already.


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