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18-year-old charged with vehicular homicide in fatal crash
ND weather forecast calls for warm weather into December
New England has welcomed 9 foreign-exchange students
Governor candidates disclose financial interests
Police Blotter: Craigslist-type scam affects Dickinson area
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Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
Killdeer faces familiar foe in Velva-Sawyer to open playoffs
Hunting license change means less local business
Yoder, Midgets hope to savor experience at Saturday's state cross country meet
Dakota State matchup a tough test for Blue Hawks
9-man playoffs: Raiders set to face Honkers, record-setting QB Rodin
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
March 7, 2016
No chronic wasting disease found in harvested deer
BISMARCK -- No North Dakota deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease, according to Dr. Dan Grove, a wildlife veterinarian for the state’s Game and Fish Department.Samples for testing were taken from more than 1,200 deer harvested by hunters in the western third of the state...
March 7, 2016 - 11:29am
February 8, 2016
Regional recreation projects receive state funding
The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department recently awarded 13 community grant projects through North Dakota’s Outdoor Community Grant Program, which offers Outdoor Recreation Facilities and Recreation Leadership grants. Projects that were awarded grants include baseball diamond...
February 8, 2016 - 9:43pm
February 5, 2016
Friesz convicted of manslaughter, arson
BISMARCK -- A Morton County jury returned a lesser verdict of manslaughter Friday in the case against Rodney Friesz, who killed his friend and...
February 5, 2016 - 8:34pm
February 1, 2016
Bismarck officers shoot burglary suspect
BISMARCK -- A Bismarck man wanted for a burglary was hospitalized Sunday night after being shot by two Bismarck police officers. The shooting occurred at approximately 7:50 p.m. Sunday outside a mobile home at 1119 University Dr. A Bismarck Police Department release said the 26-year-old...
News/crime and courts
February 1, 2016 - 11:25am
January 26, 2016
Man accused of repeated sex abuse of teen
MANDAN -- A Zap man accused of sexually abusing a girl for eight months in Morton County made his first appearance Tuesday in South Central District Court, where bond was set at $1,000. Scott Benjamin, 43, faces a felony charge of continuous sexual abuse of a child. During an interview...
January 26, 2016 - 6:07pm
October 21, 2015
Concerns from Mandan oil refinery lead to sky lantern ban
MANDAN, N.D. -- Mandan's fireworks laws were tightened Tuesday as city commissioners gave the final approval of a ban on incendiary balloons, sky lanterns and celebration lanterns. The ban makes it illegal to possess, use, discharge, ignite or send off the popular lanterns often...
October 21, 2015 - 3:48pm
September 25, 2015
Dickinson man charged in lengthy high-speed chase
A Dickinson man, previously from Pennsylvania, was charged Friday in South Central District Court in Morton County, after a lengthy police chase...
September 25, 2015 - 12:38pm
September 24, 2015
High-speed chase beginning in Dickinson ends outside of Mandan
MANDAN -- A 36-year-old man was taken to the Morton County Correctional Center on Thursday following a high-speed pursuit that began in Dickinson and ended outside of Mandan on Interstate 94 after reaching speeds of up to 120 mph. Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier said Dickinson...
September 24, 2015 - 7:52pm
Two central ND hot fishing spots sees water lowered
Anglers be warned, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department announced that water levels at two hot fishing spots in central North Dakota have...
August 24, 2015 - 11:34am
August 6, 2015
Police officer who formerly worked in Medora charged with possessing child porn
FARGO -- A former police officer, who worked at various agencies in central and western North Dakota, is facing child pornography charges in Cass County District Court. Mark David Wallevand, 42, of Fargo was charged Wednesday with a felony count of promoting a sexual performance...
News/crime and courts
August 6, 2015 - 5:15pm
August 1, 2015
Morton County man dies in rollover accident
MANDAN — A 21-year-old Morton County man was killed early Saturday morning in a rollover crash on Highway 1806. The Morton County Sheriff's Department has not yet released the name of the man who died in a 4:30 a.m. accident 7 miles north of Mandan. The man's 2008 Chevrolet pickup...
August 1, 2015 - 11:31pm
May 28, 2015
Landowner participation looms over hearing on Dakota Access Pipeline
MANDAN – North Dakota utility regulators signaled the desire Thursday for more landowner participation before granting a route permit for a $3.8 billion oil pipeline that would be the largest crude outlet from the state’s oilfields. “I hope in the next couple months the...
May 28, 2015 - 4:29pm
April 20, 2015
Morton County issues total burn ban
MANDAN -- Morton County officials on Monday declared a total burn ban for the county due to continued dry and windy conditions that expect to keep the state’s Fire Danger Index in the high, very high, extreme or red-flag warning categories. The only allowed exceptions are the...
April 20, 2015 - 3:28pm
February 9, 2015
Truck carrying fuel tanker rolls on I-94, causing spill into ditch
Freezing rain and icy conditions on Interstate 94 led to a semi truck hauling a tanker of diesel fuel to slide off the road about 11 miles east of Richardton shortly after 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning, puncturing the tanker and causing about 500 gallons of fuel to spill into a ditch. Edward...
February 9, 2015 - 10:01am
January 3, 2015
Death of man found outside investigated
GLEN ULLIN — The Morton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death with no apparent cause near Glen Ullin. The body of 51-year-old Victor Newberry of Glen Ullin was found at 2:30 a.m. Dec. 27 outside of a vehicle a half-mile north of town, Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier...
January 3, 2015 - 12:08am