PEMBINA, N.D. (AP) _ The federal government plans to build a $13
million Border Patrol station in northeastern North Dakota.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection will build the
30,000-square-foot facility on 10 acres of land in Pembina.
Spokesman Kris Grogan says that the government is finalizing the
property purchase and construction could begin in a few months.
Customs and Border Protection considered eight towns for the
facility. The other finalists were Joliette, N.D., and Hallock,
About 50 Border Patrol agents are based in Pembina.