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NELSON COUNTY

On Oct. 27, the North Dakota Department of Health and Human Services announced that it and the Nelson-Griggs District Health Unit are investigating an infectious case of TB in the county, and that HHS is working with local public health to provide testing to those who may have been exposed.
Nelson E. Nelson was North Dakota's first Norwegian immigrant. That was only the beginning of his impact on the state, Curt Eriksmoen details. Nelson also played a role in moving the capital to Bismarck and had a county named in his honor.
North Dakota history columnist Curt Eriksmoen begins the story of Nelson E. Nelson, who also fought in the Civil War and has a county named in his honor.
48-year-old Anne Fitzsimonds disappeared after leaving a party police say involved alcohol and drugs. She was going to walk 26 miles home to Inkster.

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On Sept. 1, the Red River Regional Council and Nelson County Job Development Association hosted a Nelson County town hall meeting in Pekin, North Dakota, to discuss the results of a survey of Nelson County businesses. The survey, which consisted of a series of interviews with 21 local businesses, is the first part of the Red River Regional Council’s business retention and expansion program.
Steele County made similar move on Tuesday, Nov. 3. In addition, its courthouse will be closed on Friday, Nov. 6, as the building will see a deep cleaning after a positive case of COVID-19 was identified.
47-year-old Anne Fitzsimonds partied into the early morning hours of Sunday, October 4, before she vanished into the dark, cold night.
GRAND FORKS--A jury selection and trial began Tuesday, Oct. 2, for a man accused of vehicular homicide. Jordan Lee Borland of Lisbon, N.D., was driving a 2012 Dodge Ram south on state Highway 1 on April 13, 2017, when he missed a curve and rolled...
LAKOTA, N.D.-The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear the case of a North Dakota rancher who claims law enforcement used excessive force on him when they struck him multiple times with a Taser.Tim Lamb, an attorney representing Rodney Brossart in the...
LAKOTA, N.D.-A Grand Forks man has been ordered to spend more than four years behind bars for trying to sexually assault a juvenile boy in northeast North Dakota.Leo Lars Borgen, 52, was sentenced Thursday in Nelson County District Court to 10 ye...

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LAKOTA, N.D.-A northeast North Dakota rancher who claims a Nelson County sheriff's deputy used excessive force when he shot the rancher with a Taser in a dispute over cattle has taken his case to the U.S. Supreme Court.The Supreme Court docketed ...
STEELE, N.D.-It took two championship games and four extra innings, but Thompson claimed the North Dakota Class B American Legion baseball state championship here Sunday.Thompson was the lone unbeaten left in the tournament entering Sunday's fina...
LAKOTA, N.D. -- Nelson County will have almost $1 million in federal funds to repair apartment units that have been affected by mold. The Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded the Nelson County Housing Authority $922,100, North Dako...

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