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FARGO — U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp and challenger Kevin Cramer will have their second debate at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26, with a preshow at 6:30 p.m., and we'll be live streaming it right here on our website.
FARGO — Someone playing Powerball in Fargo won $100,000 in the Wednesday, Oct. 24, drawing, according to North Dakota Lottery officials. So far, no one has claimed the money, officials said. Winners have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prize. The winning ticket was sold at the Holiday store at 2755 Brandt Drive. The ticket matched four white balls and the Powerball. The prize was $50,000, but because the player also bought the Power Play option, the ticket is worth $100,000.
BISMARCK - North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has appointed Lonnie Grabowska as the director of the state's Bureau of Criminal Investigation, his office announced Thursday, Oct. 25. Grabowska was the bureau's deputy director. His appointment came two weeks after the former director, Dallas Carlson, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as U.S. marshal for the District of North Dakota.
HANKINSON, N.D. -- A 59-year-old Hankinson man was killed after he tried to pass a tractor Tuesday night and his vehicle struck a towed disc plow causing the crash north of Hankinson. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the man was driving southbound just after 7 p.m. on RIchland County 1 when it met a northbound tractor towing a disc plow and coil packer. The man's 2004 Chevrolet Impala struck the implement, towed by 18-year-old Brandon Hart of Wales, causing extensive damage to the top of the vehicle.
BISMARCK — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum will present former U.S. Secret Service agent Clint Hill with the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider award next month in his hometown of Washburn, the governor's office said Monday, Oct. 22. Hill will receive the state's highest commendation for its citizens during a public ceremony at 1 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center. Burgum announced plans to honor Hill earlier this month.
NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. -- The 49-year-old man from Sheyenne killed after his pickup collided with a train on Tuesday, Oct. 16, has been identified as Kurt Anderson. The crash happened about eight miles west of New Rockford. According to North Dakota Highway Patrol, Anderson was driving on 61st Avenue NE when his pickup was hit at 11:13 p.m. on the grade crossing. He died at the scene. New Rockford is about 60 miles north of Jamestown.
BISMARCK -- Watch the full replay of the first U.S. Senate debate between North Dakota Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and her Republican opponent Rep. Kevin Cramer from Thursday, Oct. 18. The two candidates answered 14 questions from a panel assembled by the North Dakota Newspapaer Association and each had a chance to ask each other a question in the 60-minute event in Bismarck. The candidates will square off in a second debate Oct. 26.
BISMARCK — North Dakota is investigating whether a child has a rare polio-like illness. The state Department of Health announced Wednesday. Oct. 17, it has received a report of a child who may have acute flaccid myelitis. If confirmed, it would be the first case of AFM reported in North Dakota.
NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. -- A 49-year-old man from Sheyenne was killed after the pickup truck he was driving was hit by a train about eight miles west of New Rockford late Tuesday night, Oct. 16. According to North Dakota Highway Patrol, the man was driving on 61st Avenue NE when his pickup was hit at 11:13 p.m. on the grade crossing. He died at the scene. New Rockford is about 60 miles north of Jamestown.
BISMARCK - U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp and challenger Kevin Cramer will debate at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, and we'll be live streaming it right here on our website. Plus Forum Communications reporters and columnists will provide perspective and commentary on our live blog. You can join the conversation by using #NDSenDebate on Twitter. Don't miss it!