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, email@example.com, or by phone, (701) 780-1110.
- Member for
- 2 years 3 months
Program will help people with mental illness develop skills to live on their own DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- A transitional living home for people with serious mental illness will open here later this year. The former Movie Gallery building on Sixth Avenue Northeast is being remodeled to accommodate up to eight adults at a time, said Kate Kenna, director of the Lake Region Human Service Center, one of eight regional service centers of the North Dakota Department of Human Services. "This program fills a gap in local services," Kenna said.
LANDA, N.D. -- An 18-year-old Bottineau, N.D., man has been arrested in the shooting deaths Tuesday of two employees of a hog farm in Bottineau County. Jeremy Isaac Rodriguez Rios was charged Wednesday with two counts of murder, both Class AA felonies, in connection with the deaths of Brian James Story, 37, and Christopher Rusk Sluder, 50, according to the probable cause affidavit released by the Bottineau County Sheriff's Department. All three were employees of Turtle Mountain Pork, a commercial hog operation between Landa, N.D., and Souris, N.D.
Authorities are investigating a report of a fatal shooting this morning at a hog farm in Bottineau County in north-central North Dakota. While unconfirmed reports indicated that two people may...
DEVILS LAKE, N.D.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- It's so unseasonably warm in the Red River Valley this week that golf enthusiasts might be searching for places to swing their clubs -- and farmers just might be itching to get out to their fields. Why not, right? Grand Forks set a record high temperature Monday -- for the second consecutive day.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
Mediation set in Griggs County Courthouse dispute.
Freight trains get higher speed limits through Devils Lake.
MAYVILLE, N.D. -- Traill County -- halfway between Fargo and Grand Forks -- is experiencing growing pains. A recent housing study indicates more than 200 new housing units are needed in the next five years to keep up with population and household growth in Mayville, Hillsboro and other smaller communities. "It kind of confirms what we thought.
COOPERSTOWN, N.D. The Griggs County Commission is attempting to settle a dispute that halted construction last May on the nearly completed $3.5 million Griggs County Courthouse and Emergency Operations Center and also caused all five county commissioners to lose their jobs in a recall election. The County Commission agreed last week to pay the estimated $142,362 balance it figures it owes to Grand Forks-based Construction Engineers for the emergency operations portion of the Cooperstown project. "We approved paying the outstanding balance," Commission Chairman Troy Olson said.