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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Crop conditions the northern Red River Valley are, in five words, “very, very, very, very varied.” So says Brad Brummond, Walsh County agricultural extension agent. “We’ve got spring wheat that’s already heading out and we’ve got some that’s just emerging from the ground,” he said. “Some of that late crop is going to be a real challenge.”
The Grand Forks Regional Bomb Squad was called out here Monday morning after a security dog raised the alarm on a truck entering the base. Ultimately no threat was found and the incident was resolved with no property damage, injuries or arrests, according to Staff Sgt. David Dobrydney, a spokesman for the 319th Air Base Wing’s Public Affairs Office.
Like companies throughout North Dakota, businesses in Devils Lake Basin are struggling to find enough help to meet their needs.
Devils Lake is likely to rise another inch or so this summer before evaporation and releases from an outlet system lower the lake as much as 2 feet by winter...
Lake remains about a foot short of record level
Devils Lake likely will schedule an October special election for a proposed one-half percent city sales tax increase to finance a $23.5 million project to build an events center and a separate wellness center.
With flood preparations wrapped up in Warroad, Minn., residents are keeping a wary eye on the weather as Lake of the Woods continues to threaten the community. “All the sandbagging...
COOPERSTOWN, N.D. — Gary Varberg was 6 years old when his grandfather, Frank Nierenberg, gave him a BB gun and taught him gun safety. At 7, he received a single-shot...
As rain fell intermittently today, sometimes heavily, a small army of volunteers joined city, state and federal officials in a rushed sandbagging effort to protect this resort city from potential flooding from Lake of the Woods. A stiff northeast wind, fueling waves from the lake, loomed on their minds, making the battle more precarious.
Grand Forks is ideally equipped to add a manned aircraft and implement a communications relay system for unmanned aircraft as part of its Global Hawk mission, Sen. John Hoeven said...