NATIONAL SECURITY

Fufeng Work in Grand Forks Put on Pause

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — Construction is paused on the Fufeng wet corn mill development in Grand Forks as a government review of the project continues. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States is doing a national security assessment. It has sent a letter to China’s Fufeng requesting a further filing and deeper examination of the facts and…

N.D. Senators Ask For Review of Fufeng Group’s Land Purchase in Grand Forks

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KVRR) — North Dakota Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are asking for a review into Fufeng Group’s land purchase in Grand Forks. The city council has given the Chinese food manufacturer the go ahead to build a $700 million dollar corn-milling facility. The project has drawn criticism from locals over water, air and traffic impacts. Hoeven and…

Wrigley discusses death penalty moratorium, national security issues before departure

FARGO (KVRR) – The only person nominated twice as North Dakota’s chief federal prosecutor has officially stepped down. Wrigley’s highest profile case was the 2006 prosecution of Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., who remains on death row for the murder of Dru Sjodin. Wrigley was asked about President Biden’s plans to possibly place a moratorium on federal executions. “I start off from…

Senator Hoeven Explains Vital Roles North Dakota’s Air Bases Play in National Security

He says leaders need to ensure funding for nuclear bomber and missile missions at Minot Air Force Base

GRAND FORKS, ND — North Dakota U.S. Senator John Hoeven is talking up the work done at our bases in Grand Forks and Minot. During the bipartisan Air Force Caucus, Hoeven outlined the vital role the bases play to Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Vice Chief of Staff General Stephen Wilson. He says leaders need to ensure funding for…

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…