BOTTINEAU

U.S. Attorney & Other Officials To Make Announcement In Grafton Officer Shooting

Officer Lucas Campoverde was injured earlier this month in an exchange of gunfire

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota’s U.S. Attorney and other officials have an announcement planned in the shooting of Grafton Police Officer Lucas Campoverde. They’ll hold a press conference tomorrow morning at 10 outside the U.S. Courthouse in Grand Forks. Campoverde was injured earlier this month in an exchange of gunfire with 37-year-old Ruben Cruz of Bottineau who was wanted…

Grafton Officer Remains In ICU, GoFundMe Started

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grafton Police Officer Lucas Campoverde remains in the intensive care unit at Altru in Grand Forks after being shot in the line of duty last Friday. A GoFundMe account has been set up to help the 22-year-old officer with his long road to recovery. A benefit account is also set up at Choice Bank. Officers exchanged…

Man dead after getting ejected from vehicle near Bottineau

BOTTINEAU, N.D. — 35-year-old Steven Kornkven of Upham, North Dakota is dead after rolling his car on County Rd 47 near Bottineau. Kornkven was headed north when he lost control of his vehicle at 3 o’clock Friday morning, according to authorities. Troopers say he rolled his vehicle and was ejected into a ditch on the west side. Kornkven was pronounced…

Three Contractors Banned From Doing Business In North Dakota

the three took thousands of dollars in advance payments from homeowners for work that they failed to do

BISMARCK, ND —¬†Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has banned three unlicensed contractors from doing business in North Dakota. Tyler Giles of Fargo, Timothy Jacobson of Fairmount and Patrick Peltier of Bottineau violated the state’s consumer fraud and contractor licensing laws. Stenehjem says the three took thousands of dollars in advance payments from homeowners for work that they failed to do. He…