Kevin Bonham covers regional news, mostly from northeast North Dakota, 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 more than 30 years. Find his articles at: www.grandforksherald.com. He welcomes story ideas via email, firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone, (701) 780-1110.
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HILLSBORO, N.D.—Hillsboro Regional Airport will receive more than $700,000 through a Federal Aviation Administration grant toward an expansion project. The $734,604 grant is one of six totaling more than $1.3 million awarded to regional airports in North Dakota, the state's congressional delegation announced Friday. The grant is part of a $3 million project at the airport, located south of Hillsboro. The Hillsboro Airport Authority intends to purchase 100 acres of land south of the present airport. The project is expected to increase hangar space.
Hillsboro to host UAS crop study The North Dakota Centers of Excellence Commission has awarded a $357,546 grant to help develop an unmanned aerial systems crop study program based in...
GRAFTON, N.D.—Remington Seeds, an Indiana-based retail corn and soybean processing and packaging company, is nearing completion of its new $8.5 million, 80,000-square-foot soybean seed facility. Construction and technical crews were working on finishing touches this past week in the building that features a six-story tower on the west end of Grafton, a city of 4,200 about 40 miles north of Grand Forks. "When the soybean harvest gets going, we'll be ready," location manager Damon Johnson said. He estimated that will be about mid-September. This fall, the company will collect, process
No charges are likely to be pressed for the May death of a Devils Lake jail inmate who was found dead in his cell just hours after being jailed.
Three people were arrested Thursday on a variety of charges in connection to a rash of vehicle break-ins in Grafton last weekend.
Baseball-size hail hit parts of Pembina and Kittson counties this morning as a storm moved through the northern Red River Valley. Reports of golf ball to baseball-size hail were reported from near Neche, N.D., to Minnesota's Humbolt-St.
A Grafton hardware store that expanded to fill the void after a lumber company closed last year is celebrating its grand opening this weekend.
DEVILS LAKE - Bond has been set at $20,000 for the operator of a boat involved in a fatal crash on Devils Lake earlier this month. Thomas J. Burns, 54,...
HALLOCK, MINN.—The Hallock area is under a flood warning until Thursday evening after heavy weekend rains raised the Two Rivers River more than 8 feet and caused minor flooding in some areas. The warning was issued at 11:10 a.m. today and expires at 9:24 p.m. Thursday. The river at Hallock hit a peak of 803.2 feet at about 6 p.m. Tuesday, just more than one foot above flood stage, according to the National Weather Service. It has been gradually falling since then, and was at 802.5 feet at 2 p.m.
The Spirit Lake Tribe has declared a state of emergency in its efforts to combat illegal drugs and drug trafficking on the reservation. "The use, abuse, sale trade and transport of illegal narcotics and substances has reached an epidemic proportion on the Spirit Lake Tribe reservation," the resolution states. The resolution, signed late last week by Tribal Chairwoman Myra Pearson, calls on the tribe to work in cooperation with federal, state and local authorities "to combat drug trafficking on the Spirit Lake Reservation for the purpose of restoring peace and safety o