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MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline called for a "national day of action" on Tuesday, Oct. 25, by asking supporters to share prayers and songs for more than 100 people arrested during protests this past weekend.
BISMARCK - Gov. Jack Dalrymple has received a petition seeking the removal of McKenzie County Sheriff Gary Schwartzenberger and asked the attorney general to conduct an investigation. A letter from Dalrymple written Tuesday, Oct. 25, confirms that the governor’s office received the petition from Todd Schwarz, acting McKenzie County state’s attorney, and requests that Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem conduct an investigation within 30 days.
BISMARCK — Write-in candidates for governor, U.S. House and president have been certified to appear on North Dakota ballots. The candidates met state filing requirements for appearing on the ballots, Secretary of State Al Jaeger said in a news release Monday, Oct. 24.
A woman being held in the Stutsman County Correctional Center on charges of gross sexual imposition, a Class A felony, and child neglect or abuse, a Class B felony. Hailey Tardif, either 20 or 21, 711 10th St. NE Apartment 305, is accused of willfully engaging in a sexual act with a child younger than 15 years old and inflicting bodily or mental injury on a child younger than 6 between Feb. 1 and July 19. She remains in custody on a $10,000 cash bond.
MEDORA, N.D.—The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation is presenting music, magic and comedy during its annual variety show, "A Magical Medora Christmas" this holiday season. The family friendly Christmas show will feature the musical talents of Emily Walter, Jared Mason and Job Christenson, as well as the comedy and magic of Bill Sorensen. Musical accompaniment will come from Roger Rettig on steel and acoustic guitar.
MANDAN, N.D. — Organizers of the Dakota Access Pipeline resistance camp said Thursday, Oct. 20, the filmmakers who reported being accosted this week were "oil-funded provocateurs" who filmed children and a ceremonial space that was off-limits to photography. Dallas Goldtooth, an organizer with the Indigenous Environmental Network, issued a press release Thursday that said the "FrackNation" filmmakers broke several rules of the camp on Tuesday, including refusing to show credentials or get a press pass for the Oceti Sakowin camp.
WASHINGTON – Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said he’s pushing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials to issue a final easement allowing Dakota Access Pipeline construction to be completed. In a statement Thursday, Oct. 20, Hoeven said he met this week with Corps officials, including Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy, to make the case that the situation with the pipeline protest needs to get resolved.
SIOUX COUNTY, N.D. – Authorities in Sioux County are investigating a report of another horse shot near the Dakota Access Pipeline protest site. Most recently, a horse valued at about $3,000 was reported shot and mutilated on Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the same pasture where two cows were reported shot and injured this week, said the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association.
PINE RIDGE, S.D. -- Two apparent murders on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation are a top priority of federal law enforcement authorities in South Dakota, said U.S. Attorney Randy Seiler...
MANDAN – Actress Shailene Woodley has pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanors for her role in an Oct. 10 protest at a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site in southcentral North Dakota. Woodley was scheduled for an initial appearance Oct. 24 in Morton County District Court on Class B misdemeanor charges of engaging in a riot and criminal trespass. But her attorney, Alexander Reichert, pleaded not guilty on her behalf Tuesday, Oct. 18, and her Oct.