Decision To Close Some Northern Border Ports Early Is Reversed

Crossings had earlier been open until midnight, Now Close At 8 p.m. in Roseau and Lancaster

UPDATE:   Northbound Gates No Longer Locked Early Following calls from the office of Congressman Collin C. Peterson (D-Minn.) and Roseau Mayor Jeff Pelowski, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that northbound gates will remain open at Roseau and Pinecreek during Canada Border Security Agency service hours. “I’m glad this situation was worked out, but we still have the underlying issue…

Sen. Heitkamp Questions Border Protection Officials on “Chronic Issues”

She says recent executive orders have not addressed staffing needs at the nation's ports of entry

WASHINGTON D.C. — The focus turns to the 5,500-mile long northern border in the U.S. Senate. Senator Heidi Heitkamp questioned key border protection officials about what she called “chronic issues” faced at the 120 ports of entry. She says recent executive orders have not addressed staffing needs at the nation’s ports of entry. Heitkamp also shared a story of one…

Arrest Made in West Acres Mall Parking Lot Vehicle Break-ins

The suspect was arrested in February of 2016 for garage and vehicle break-ins in other areas

A suspect has been arrested in a string of recent vehicle break-ins at West Acres Mall, and it’s not the first time he’s been caught. Matthew Bjordahl, 20, was arrested on charges of unlawful entry to a motor vehicle. Mall security reviewed parking lot surveillance video and noticed the same vehicle was in the area during the break-ins. When the…