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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Some trains traveling through the city of Devils Lake could double their speed — from 30 to as high as 60 mph — beginning next month.
Christine Van Emmerik won’t forget the tornado anytime soon. The rural Red Lake Falls woman was home alone Monday night when a tornado warning on her cell phone prompted her to hide in the basement. Hers was one of two tornadoes confirmed to have touched down Monday in the northern Red River Valley, according to the National Weather Service. The other was in Grand Forks County.
As Scott and Kris MacGregor were preparing for work Tuesday, they checked out news reports about the fast-moving storm that rumbled through town the night before.
Record rainfall and 70- to 80-mph winds battered the northern Red River Valley, especially between Larimore, N.D., and Crookston, Minn., on Monday night. The National Weather Service said winds higher...
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.