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Fargo man accused of threatening Heitkamp released pending trial
U.S. deficit forecast to shrink in 2017 but climb over next decade
White House asks for privacy from media on Barron Trump
Protesters vow to battle Trump's 'poor decision' to revive pipeline
Trump advances Dakota Access Pipeline, but timeline unclear as tribe plans legal action
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MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Sources: UND set to join leave Big Sky and join Summit, Missouri Valley conferences
NFL sideline reporter Andrews beat cancer during season
Kerr on NBA players' All-Star voting: 'There were 50 guys on there that had no business getting votes'
Steelers' Roethlisberger unsure of future, considering retirement
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Port: Self defense legislation would legalize what most of us would consider murder
Jacobs: ND higher ed in the crosshairs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
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
November 14, 2016
Population increase, drugs lead to jump in ND foster children
JAMESTOWN, N.D. --The growth of North Dakota's population has led to an increase in children in foster care. While the number of foster families...
November 14, 2016 - 8:30pm
October 7, 2016
State immunization rates below national threshold
Kindergartner immunization rates in the state are below the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' threshold of 95 percent, according...
October 7, 2016 - 6:29pm
March 16, 2016
Committee forms to organize petition drive to force recall election of Stutsman County sheriff
JAMESTOWN -- Stutsman County voters may go to the polls to vote on who will serve as the county sheriff sooner than expected. A committee has formed to organize a petition drive to force a recall election of Chad Kaiser. Kaiser is in his second term as Stutsman County sheriff and...
March 16, 2016 - 7:19pm
March 15, 2016
Killdeer woman sentenced on negligent homicide charge
JAMESTOWN -- A 19-year-old North Dakota college student received a sentence of two days in jail after pleading guilty to a charge of negligent homicide in a crash that killed a Minnesota man on Interstate 94. Ashley Lauren Birkle, 19, of Killdeer, also pleaded guilty to possession...
News/crime and courts
March 15, 2016 - 11:44am
March 2, 2016
Stutsman County Sheriff’s deputy terminated from job
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- A Stutsman County deputy who filed a complaint about improper use of vehicles in the sheriff’s office was fired last week, the sheriff confirmed Tuesday. Stutsman County Sheriff Chad Kaiser said he terminated Liz Kapp from her position as a sheriff’s office...
March 2, 2016 - 8:52pm
February 5, 2016
No charges in leak of misinformation about deputy
JAMESTOWN -- No criminal charges will be filed against two officers for any alleged involvement they had in sending anonymous information to a Fargo TV station about a Stutsman County sheriff’s deputy’s private use of a government-owned Jet Ski. The report aired by KVLY-TV turned...
February 5, 2016 - 6:50pm
November 10, 2015
Stutsman County agencies request investigation into TV news tipster
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- The Jamestown Police Department and the Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office have jointly requested an investigation into what they say are false allegations of misuse of government property, according to Scott Edinger, Jamestown police chief, and Chad Kaiser, Stutsman...
November 10, 2015 - 12:14pm
August 25, 2015
Regulators approve Xcel Energy ownership of southeast N.D. wind farm
BISMARCK – Regulators granted a request Monday by Xcel Energy to take ownership of a 100-turbine wind farm project in southeastern North Dakota, lauding it as the Minneapolis-based utility’s first electrical generation asset in a state where it has done business for more than...
August 25, 2015 - 12:46pm
June 26, 2015
Worker rescued from water tower amidst medical emergency
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- A worker who experienced a medical emergency while he was inside a water tower 150 feet up from the ground Thursday afternoon...
June 26, 2015 - 1:42pm
June 12, 2015
Killdeer woman accused of texting before fatal crash
BISMARCK — A Killdeer woman is accused of texting while driving, resulting in a collision on Interstate 94 that killed a Minnesota man Feb. 2. Ashley Lauren Birkle was charged in Southeast District Court in Stutsman County on Thursday with felony negligent homicide and misdemeanor...
June 12, 2015 - 11:09pm
March 17, 2015
Man shot by officers near Jamestown after ramming patrol cars
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- A suspect who fled from officers several times and rammed two patrol vehicles was shot by officers in Jamestown early Tuesday. Jamestown police were called about an intoxicated person by a store employee with the Exxon convenience store in Jamestown, a news...
News/crime and courts
March 17, 2015 - 9:40am
October 22, 2014
$4.5M awarded for rural high-speed Internet
WASHINGTON -- More than $4.5 million in federal funding will go to help expand high-speed Internet access in rural communities in North Dakota, Congressional delegation announced Wednesday. Daktel Communication will receive $2,370,354 to establish a fiber-to-the-premises network...
October 22, 2014 - 3:15pm
October 10, 2014
No shots fired at scene of reported shooting
COURTENAY -- The Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed there was no shooting Thursday and no one was injured at the scene of an incident...
News/crime and courts
October 10, 2014 - 12:16am
May 23, 2014
Assistance offered to protect watersheds
The Natural Resources Conservation Service will provide $654,000 in assistance to North Dakota farmers and ranchers who voluntarily manage their land to improve water quality in four priority watersheds, according to a press release. Funds will be available for producers in Upper...
May 23, 2014 - 11:53pm
May 20, 2014
Two bodies recovered after canoe accident
JAMESTOWN -- Two bodies have been recovered from Spiritwood Lake after a canoe carrying three people capsized early Monday. The victims names of the victims had not been released Tuesday morning. One man was able to swim to safety. Chad Kaiser, Stutsman County sheriff, said...
May 20, 2014 - 11:33am