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Gov. Burgum & ND adjutant general observe Nat’l Guard’s mission on U.S.-Mexico border

BurgumBorder2 Courtesy: Gov. Doug Burgum’s Office Burgum Border1 Courtesy: Gov. Doug Burgum’s Office BurgumBorder3 Courtesy: Gov. Doug Burgum’s Office NEAR THE RIO GRANDE, TEXAS (KVRR) – North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and North Dakota National Guard adjutant general Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann met with 125 soldiers from the Bismarck-based 957th Engineer Company serving along the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas. The…

U.S. plans to reinstate ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy next month

U.S./Mexico borderSAN DIEGO (AP) – The Biden administration says it plans to reinstate a Trump-era border policy next month to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court, complying with a judge’s order. It hinges on approval from the Mexican government, which has raised concerns that U.S. officials say they are working to address. According to a…

Expanded Closures at Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Due To Wildfires

ELY, Minn. — Superior National Forest officials are expanding their closure order for the popular Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness north of Ely, Minnesota because of the threat of wildfires burning across the Canadian border. The newly expanded order, which took effect Sunday, includes 12 more BWCA entry points in addition to the areas around Crooked and Iron lakes that…

Fully vaccinated Americans may enter Canada as of mid-August

TORONTO – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada could start allowing fully vaccinated Americans into Canada as of mid-August for non-essential travel and should be in a position to welcome fully vaccinated travelers from all countries by early September. Trudeau spoke with leaders of Canada’s provinces and his office released a readout of the call. He noted that if Canada’s…

Sen. Hoeven Checks On Security Along Northern Border

HOEVEN BORDER 2 040721 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 local…

LIVE: Ice Road Connects Northwest Angle To Rest Of U.S. During Pandemic

Part Of Minnesota Cut Off To Car Traffic Due To Closed Canadian Border

  A part of Minnesota is cut off from the rest of the country because of COVID-19. But now there’s a way to drive there without leaving the U.S. A plowed 30-mile road connects the Northwest Angle to the rest of the U.S. It opened last week. 22 miles of the road are over the ice on the Minnesota part…

Canada U.S border restrictions extended to at least Sept.

Many Canadians fear a reopening.

TORONTO (AP) — The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another month. Friday’s statement by Canada’s Public Safety Minister Bill Blair came a day after Mexico announced a similar measure for its border with the United States. The land border restrictions aimed at controlling the coronavirus pandemic were first announced in March and have been…

Rep. Collin Peterson: Asylum Issue “Out of Control”

Peterson says we need to find out who is financing the caravans

FARGO, ND — Congressman Collin Peterson says the asylum issue involving refugees on the U.S.-Mexico border is growing out of control. During an interview on KFGO’s “News & Views,” the Minnesota Democrat called for a closer examination of a growing number of refugees traveling in caravans heading to the southern border. Peterson says we need to find out who is financing…