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Law Enforcement and the Community Celebrates Fallen Heroes in Grand Forks

Officers from North Dakota, Minnesota, and Canada celebrate National Peace Officer Memorial Day

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Each strike of the bell carried a name, a date, a rose, and a silent moment of gratitude for their service. The bell echoed across downtown Grand Forks 61 times, one for each local law enforcement official who lost their lives to serve and protect their communities. “These people all gave their lives to make this…

Lieutenant B.J. Maxson Announces Candidacy for Grand Forks County Sheriff

primary elections begin in June and the general election will be held in November 2018

GRAND FORKS, ND —¬†Grand Forks County Lieutenant B.J. Maxson is the fourth person to announce his candidacy for sheriff. Other candidates include UND police officer Danny Weigel, former deputy Mike Lee and Grand Forks County Sgt. Andy Schneider. Maxson has been in law enforcement for 23 years and says one of the main reasons he wants to run is because…