Kevin Bonham covers news from northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota for the Grand Forks Herald. A North Dakota native, who grew up in Mandan and Dickinson, he has been a reporter or an editor with the Herald and Forum Communications for nearly 30 years.
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Sanford Thief River Falls reopened its behavior health inpatient unit Tuesday. The department, located at Sanford’s downtown location, closed last month when the hospital moved from downtown to its new...
A Canadian energy company unveiled plans Monday for a $200 million, 20,000-barrel-a-day clean fuels oil refinery that could be built near Devils Lake.
PEMBINA, N.D. — Landscaping crews dodged snow squalls this week as they seeded grass around the new 30,000-square-foot U.S. Border Patrol Station in Pembina. It’s one of the finishing touches...
Voters in Park River, N.D., overwhelmingly approved a $9 million school improvement project last week. By a 430-150 vote, voters approved a measure that allows the Park River Area School...
ROSEAU, Minn. — Cash bail of at least $1 million was set today for a Roman Catholic priest who fled to his native India eight years ago to avoid facing...
GRAFTON, N.D. — Mayor Chris West has a quick answer for anyone questioning the value of an eight-year-old Grow Grafton housing construction incentive program. “We have 50 new homes built...
The executive director at Tri-County Community Corrections in Crookston has resigned. Phill Greer is moving to Albuquerque, N.M., where he will be chief of the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center.
Thief River Falls, Minn., should have a new police chief by the end of the year. The Thief River Falls City Council has approved the hiring of Dick Wittenberg, a former captain with the Minnesota State Patrol’s Thief River Falls district.
A regional livestock producer group is about to launch a $1 million campaign to raise capital for a proposed $1.7 million multispecies animal slaughter and processing plant to be built in Cavalier, N.D.
The Lake Region Law Enforcement Center and its former administrator have agreed to enter into mediation to settle a discrimination complaint.