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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A Northwood, N.D., man who apparently died last week in a driveway there had a small-caliber bullet lodged in his skull.
Temporary stop signs have been placed at the intersection of Fourth Avenue South and Belmont Road after a car crash this morning that knocked over a traffic signal and resulted in malfunctioning traffic lights. The collision occurred at about 9:25 a.m., when a 2011 Chevy van that was eastbound on Fourth Avenue collided with a 2014 Dodge Caravan, which was northbound on Belmont, according to a news release from Grand Forks Police Department. The Chevy was operated by Melissa A. Gardner, 37, East Grand Forks, while the Dodge was operated by Hepzibah B.
Civic leaders in Thief River Falls are trying to head off a potential $400,000 deficit in public funding that has stalled the start of construction on a 104-unit apartment complex. Last year, the Thief River Falls City Council, Thief River Falls School Board and the Pennington County Commission agreed to split the $400,000 local matching investment of an $800,000 developer incentive under a special state Workforce Housing Grant Pilot Program, which was created in 2014 by the Minnesota Legislature to address housing issues in Roseau, Warroad and Thief River Falls. However, before constructi
North Valley Health Center in Warren, Minn., is taking over the operations of the Warren Volunteer Ambulance Corps. For the most part, area residents should not notice the change—except for the North Valley logo that was added to ambulances, according to a report in the Warren Sheaf. North Valley also plans to add a few new diagnostic tools and treatments.
HALLOCK, Minn.—It's been 20 years since a tornado ripped through the Kittson County Fairgrounds, sending some 1,500 people gathered for the annual fair's finale—the demolition derby—scrambling for cover moments before the twister tore the grandstand to shreds. Yet, to those who witnessed it firsthand, the memory of that July 9, 1995, event is as fresh the morning dew. With demolition cars revving their engines, some in the stands didn't hear the emergency sirens.
A Thief River Falls man wanted in connection with a May fatal vehicle crash near Thief River Falls is back in custody. Scott Wayne Srnsky, 41, turned himself into law enforcement authorities in Thief River Falls at 11:52 a.m.
Authorities are searching for a Thief River Falls man in connection with a May 26 fatal car crash that claimed the life of his friend. A warrant has been issued for Scott Wayne Srnsky, 41, who is facing a felony charge of criminal vehicular homicide in the death of Jacob James Kasprowicz, 29, Warren, Minn. Srnsky had been arrested June 30 in Grand Forks and booked into the Grand Forks County Correctional Center on a charge of driving under suspension/revocation.
Flood warnings have been issued for small streams in the northern Red River Valley today after thunderstorms rolled through the region. More than two inches of rain has fallen in...
ARGYLE, Minn.—While neither Starr Johnson nor Nathan Kotts have their driver's licenses yet, they're old farm hands. They're spending their summers tending 7 to 10 acres of vegetables and caring for a barnyard full of animals at Little J's CSA, a community-supported agriculture farm near Argyle. "I like it because you can learn a lot and make some money," said the 14-year-old Kotts, while taking a break from weeding long rows of red cabbage and Brussels sprouts.
Northwest Angle is 90 years old People observing Independence Day this weekend might take notice of another birthday. It was 90 years ago this year that U.S. residents began settling...