NECHE

Neche Man Gets 60 Years In Prison For Sexual Exploitation of Minors

Prosecutors say 35-year-old Brandon Bjornstad coerced hundreds of children into producing and sharing sexually explicit images and videos

FARGO, N.D. — A Pembina County, North Dakota man is sentenced to 60 years in prison for multiple offenses of sexual exploitation of minors and child porn. Prosecutors say 35-year-old Brandon Bjornstad of Neche coerced hundreds of children into producing and sharing sexually explicit images and videos. He did this through multiple social media platforms including Skype, Kik and Snapchat…

Northern Valley Still Facing Flood Warning

There is a concern that rainfall totals overnight could impact the river level

NECHE, N.D. — Only one flood warning remains in the northern valley. The warning for the Pembina River at Neche has been extended to Thursday. There is a concern that rainfall totals overnight could impact the river level. It has fallen from moderate to minor flood stage in the past 24 hours. The governor has declared an emergency declaration for…

Overland Flooding Continues to Recede in Pembina County

Overland flooding continues to trickle down slowly according to the Pembina County Emergency Manager

COURTESY: DEANNA NEWELL  PEMBINA COUNTY, N.D. — The Pembina River at Neche is holding pretty steady in major flood stage. But water is starting to fall along Highway 18 which has been closed down since Sunday. Overland flooding continues to trickle down slowly according to the Pembina County Emergency Manager. He says the big concerns are still Highway 18, Highway…

Neche Port of Entry Shut Down by Flood Waters

Floodwaters have forced the closure of Highway 18, shutting down the Neche Port of Entry

COURTESY: DEANNA NEWELL  NECHE, N.D. — The 2017 flood fight continues in the northern valley and the flood warning has been extended for the Pembina River at Neche. The area has been dealing with overland flooding for the past couple of weeks. It has forced the closure of Highway 18, shutting down the Neche Port of Entry. The county’s emergency…