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CAVALIER, N.D. — A woman wanted in California for parental kidnapping is awaiting extradition in Pembina County after being arrested trying to cross the Canadian border with her two children...
WASHINGTON – News from the federal government regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline could come within days, according to statements made Thursday, Nov. 10, in federal court. The Department of Justice indicated during a status conference Thursday for the case filed by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe that steps for “a path forward” would be announced within days, according to representatives for Standing Rock.
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FARGO -- An intoxicated Cass County Administrator Keith Berndt was asked to leave a United Airlines flight prior to takeoff in August because a flight attendendant believed his behavior posed a possible threat to others on the plane, according to a report released by county officials on Tuesday, Nov. 8. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office produced the report at the request of County Commission Chairwoman Mary Scherling. She asked the sheriff’s office to look into a business trip Berndt took to Chicago in August.
BISMARCK – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem warns North Dakota residents that the “jury duty” scam is once again circulating in the state. In this scam, the scam artist calls pretending to be a law enforcement officer, claims the resident has missed jury duty, and threatens to have the person arrested unless they pay a fine immediately.
FARGO-- Grammy-winning singer Bruno Mars apparently is bringing his magic to the Fargodome. Mars recently released on his website a list of cities he plans to perform at during his 24K Magic Tour, though dates have yet to be released. Fargo was among more than 80 cities in the U.S., Canada and Europe listed as upcoming headline shows, including Winnipeg and St. Paul. In a recent interview with a British radio station, Mars said the tour would begin next year.
LISBON — The 44-year-old Lisbon woman killed in a hit-and-run accident near here was identified Saturday, Nov. 5, as Ilina Valkova. Investigators believe Valkova was hit by 30-year-old Paul Daniel Vincent, of Gwinner, sometime between 5:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. Friday just outside of Lisbon in southeast North Dakota, according to a news release from Capt. Bryan Niewind, commander with the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
BISMARCK — Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II on Friday, Nov. 4, renewed his call for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reassess the Dakota Access Pipeline after an expert hired by the tribe found inadequacies with the agency's environmental assessment. A report by Richard Kuprewicz of consulting firm Accufacts Inc., hired by Standing Rock, found that the Army Corps failed to adequately address pipeline safety and the risks the pipeline poses to Lake Oahe and the tribe on the Standing Rock reservation, less than a mile away from the water crossing.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—The number of job openings in North Dakota is down almost 20 percent from a year ago, according to a report released Wednesday. Job Service North Dakota said the 13,551 online job openings across the state in October were 18.8 percent lower than the same month a year ago and 8.1 percent below September. Thirty-nine of North Dakota's 53 counties reported year-over-year drops in job openings, according to Job Service.
BISMARCK — Law enforcement officers are responding as Dakota Access Pipeline protesters try to build a wooden pedestrian bridge across a creek between the main protest camp and the pipeline construction area, Morton County spokeswoman Donnell Preskey said shortly before noon Wednesday, Nov. 2. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has given the county orders to remove the makeshift bridge and arrest for criminal trespass any protesters who cross the Cantapeta Creek, Preskey said. "Protesters involved in this activity are violating numerous federal and state laws," she said.