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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When the Grand Forks Regional Special Operations Team was asked in September to help track down a fugitive in Steele and Traill counties, it rolled out a specially equipped Humvee that likely saw duty on the battlefields of Afghanistan.
The online auction of the former U.S. Customs and Immigration Station in Noyes, Minn., has been extended two weeks. Bidding originally had been scheduled to end this past Monday. The bidding period was extended to allow prospective bidders time to respond to the most recent real estate advertising efforts by the federal General Services Administration, which owns the property, according to GSA spokeswoman Gina Gilliam.
DEVILS LAKE — Fearing the resignation of the director of the 911 center here, officials have agreed to give her a raise as well as dispatchers. The Lake Region Law...
As Henry Borysewicz listened Tuesday to developers of an unmanned-aircraft tech park just down the road talk about jobs coming to the area, he wondered how wide the communication gap is in rural America.
The new Walmart Supercenter opens Wednesday in Devils Lake. Officials will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The store will then open at 8 a.m. Despite a tight labor...
Community leaders in rural Grand Forks County are looking to the proposed Grand Sky UAS technology and business park at Grand Forks Air Force Base to help rejuvenate their local economies.
Economic development officials here are looking for ways to get more use out of an underused power plant with some saying it could power a five-acre hydroponic greenhouse.
A local manufacturer that has been building outdoor wood furnaces to keep northerners warm in the winter for the past 30 years now has a product to keep people outside and on their lawns in the summer. Dennis Brazier, who founded Central Boiler in 1984, and his wife, Terri, have launched a new company, Altoz Precision Mowers, a high-performance zero-turn line of lawn mowers.
Flood insurance rates for some Crookston residents should drop soon.
A jailer at Devils Lake’s Lake Region Law Enforcement Center is facing a felony charge of sexual assault on a female inmate. Jonathan James Defoe, 23, was charged today in Northeast District Court in Devils Lake.