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International Falls.
Nearby flooding latest setback for International Falls
Nearby flooding is the latest in a series of challenges for the state's northernmost town, where residents and leaders don't always agree, but they're fighting back.
With more rain forecast, sandbagging resorts and businesses try to stay open amidst record flooding.
Passenger vehicle traffic can utilize the Pembina, North Dakota, entry to the east of Neche and the Walhalla, North Dakota, entry to the west of Neche. Commercial traffic can utilize the Pembina Port of Entry.
In August 1978, Deputy Richard Magnuson had been at the Roseau (Minnesota) County Sheriff’s Office for about 2 ½ months. On Aug. 2, 1978, his life was cut short at the age of 20 when he was the final victim of a series of killings by Gregory McMaster.

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On the Canadian border, agents look for footprints in snow or mud, a hole in a fence or a rock painted orange as a meeting point — anything that could hint at illegal crossings. Down south, agents pull giant tires behind trucks to smooth dirt roads so footprints are more easily noticed. "It's almost a game of cat and mouse — we change one thing, they change another," one agent said.
But here in Grand Forks, and the region, some great things have happened, possibly overshadowed by national – and decidedly more dismal – news.
Unvaccinated or partially-vaccinated travelers will continue to be tested with a molecular test upon arrival to Canada and be required to quarantine for 14 days.
The testing requirements will end by the end of the March, said CBC News, citing sources with knowledge of the matter. Global News reported that the announcement could be made as soon as Thursday.
Agents at the Pembina Border Station patrol a stretch of the border that runs from North Dakota through Minnesota. It's a job that can be 95% dull 5% dangerous.
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Starting Feb. 28, vaccinated travelers entering Canada will be able to present the results of a rapid antigen test taken the day before crossing the border, or a PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before crossing.

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The project will upgrade the Dunseith Port of Entry to satisfy current and future operational needs, address site constraints and enable efficient vehicle movement across the border.
The left used violent demonstrations to shut down travel and commerce, and now the right is doing it. When the left was doing it, it was the right calling for severe government crackdowns. Now that it's the right blocking highways and making mischief, it's the left calling for the government to stamp it out. We ought to ask ourselves, where does this road lead?
According to court documents, the indictments were handed down on Feb. 17. Shand was arrested on Jan. 19, after he was found transporting people who illegally crossed into the U.S. from Canada, in northeastern Minnesota.

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