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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COOPERSTOWN, N.D.—Three Griggs County Building Authority members will resign after a settlement in the dispute over an unfinished courthouse and emergency operations center was reached. The Griggs County Commission and...
Grand Forks, ND - Crowds celebrating the UND Fighting Hawks’ eighth NCAA hockey championship did so in a relatively orderly fashion in Grand Forks late Saturday and early today.
Grand Forks, ND - A national championship celebration of the North Dakota men’s hockey championship is set at 7 p.m. Monday at Ralph Engelstad Arena. The event is free. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the program beginning at 7 p.m., the school announced this morning.
The banner headline in the March 18, 1941, edition of the Grand Forks Herald reflected the stark reality: 72 die in storm: 38 perish in N.D.; 28 in Minnesota. The...
A Gofundme page has been established for Amber Shablow, the 25-year-old Lake Bronson, Minn., woman who was struck by a semi while walking along U.S. Highway 75 north of Crookston early Sunday. As of Wednesday morning, the Gofundme page, “ Amber and Tony’s Expenses ,” had reached $1,120 toward a $10,000 goal.
COOPERSTOWN, N.D.—The Griggs County Central School Board will meet in special session this afternoon to consider whether Principal Timothy Stathis will keep his job for the rest of the school year. The School Board voted unanimously last week in favor of nonrenewal of his contract , which expires June 30. Stathis is in his first year on the job.
GRAFTON, N.D.—A community task force is crafting a proposal to convert unused and underused space at the Life Skills and Transition Center into a mixture of public and private uses.
WARWICK, N.D.—Law enforcement agencies in two states are investigating a possible connection between a string of armed robberies late last year and a missing person case.
The Red River and Devils Lake Basin should not see any significant spring flooding this year, as the El Nino weather pattern stretches through the late winter months. “The threat for significant, impactful, snowmelt flooding is low,” the National Weather Service and North Central River Forecast Center said in its initial 2016 Spring Flood Outlook, which was released Friday morning.
HILLSBORO, N.D.—A Warwick, N.D., man has been sentenced to 366 days in prison after he and his wife used a baseball bat to rob a Buxton, N.D., bar in October.