BORDER PATROL

Sen. Hoeven Checks On Security Along Northern Border

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption BURKE CO., N.D. — Following his trip south last month, North Dakota Senator John Hoeven is getting a look at operations along the northern border. The Republican is a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Committee. He was joined by county sheriffs from Burke, Divide and Renville counties along with Border Patrol and other…

Border agent credited with saving man from brush fire

PORTAL, N.D. – A U.S. Border Patrol agent is credited with saving a man who was trapped in a brush fire along the North Dakota border with Canada. Officials say the agent assigned to the Portal Station was on patrol when he spotted smoke rising near the international border last Friday. As he went to investigate he saw a vehicle…

ND Sheriffs Meet with Trump Administration on Border Security

They joined 190 other Sheriffs from across the country to hear from key leaders.

Bismarck, ND – Nine North Dakota Sheriffs and two Sheriff’s deputies traveled to Washington D.C. last week for a two-day border security and safe communities conference. They joined 190 other Sheriffs from across the country to hear from key leaders from the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, Border Patrol and Immigration Customs and Enforcement. Administration leaders provided the…

Grand Forks Air Force Base Plays Vital Role in National Security

Senators Hoeven and Heitkamp met with Colonel Benjamin Spencer, Commander of the 319th Air base Wing

GRAND FORKS, ND — Senators Heitkamp and Hoeven are working together to make sure Grand Forks Air Force Base continues to play a vital role in protecting national security. The senators met with Colonel Benjamin Spencer, Commander of the 319th Air base Wing. They reviewed base operations and talked about the renovations of a building for Customs and Border Patrol…