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ST. ANTHONY, N.D. — More people were arrested Tuesday, Sept. 27, in the course of pipeline protests held near St. Anthony. The Morton County Sheriff's Department said law enforcement received reports around noon that Highway 6 was blocked. Five people were arrested for disorderly conduct. A news release said officers responded to protests in two separate incidents on private property west of St. Anthony.
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health is reviewing posts to its official Twitter account in which its public information director wrote opinionated comments about the U.S. presidential debate, a spokeswoman said Tuesday, Sept. 26. The tweets during the Monday night debate included "Grow a pair Lester," an apparent reference to debate moderator Lester Holt of NBC Nightly News, and a comment that Republican candidate Donald Trump's hair "is weirder than usual."
JAMESTOWN, N.D. – Motorists are urged to use caution at the rest stops in the Jamestown area where two men recently have been approaching vehicles and asking for money, according...
MOFFIT, N.D. -- A 41-year-old Sterling man who died Saturday as a result of injuries he suffered after a rollover crash Friday night on Highway 83 in central North Dakota has been identified.. Dean Chadwick was heading southbound near mile marker 52 around 6 p.m. when his pickup drifted into the west shoulder and overcorrected back onto the roadway and into the west ditch. He was partially ejected. He was transported to a Bismarck hospital.
NEW SALEM, N.D. -- A 36-year-old Bismarck man who died and another driver injured following a collision late Friday afternoon on Interstate 94, about five miles east of New Salem in central North Dakota, have been identified. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, both vehicles were westbound around 5:48 p.m. when a Dodge pickup, driven by Nicholas Sikes, rear-ended a Ford pickup pulling a trailer.
NOONAN -- A driver who caused a crash that killed two children and their father in Divide County in northwest North Dakota last month is now facing manslaughter charges. Police say William Koehler, 49, of Florida, was using his cell phone moments before rear-ending a car that was stopped for a flagger at a construction zone on Highway 5.
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we put a couple of shotgun experts—the Gould Brothers Exhibition Shooting Team—to the test by introducing them to mourning dove hunting in Minnesota. And the crew also visits the Kicking Bear outdoors camp for kids in West Salem. Wis. See it all in this weekend's episode of "Northland Outdoors TV." Northland Outdoors TV debuted on Fox Sports North and many other local ABC affiliates across North Dakota in July. The show is hosted by veteran outdoors radio host Brett Amundson.
GRAND FORKS -- College hockey's defending national champion North Dakota will open this season as the team to beat. UND holds the nation's No. 1 ranking in the preseason U.S. College Hockey Online national poll. Quinnipiac, last year's national runner-up, opens the season at No. 2, followed by Denver, Boston University and Boston College. National Collegiate Hockey Conference members Minnesota Duluth (No. 6) and St. Cloud State (No. 7) also are in the top 10 nationally.
PARSHALL — A 22-year-old Minot man died as the result of a one-vehicle crash in Parshall early Saturday, Sept. 24. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol: The crash happened about 6:30 a.m. Saturday on Main Street in Parshall. The victim, Steven W. Graven-Huravitch, was a passenger in a car driven by Bruna De Paula Cardoso, 23, of Parshall.
ST. JOSEPH, Minn. - A funeral service for Jacob Wetterling, the boy abducted and killed in 1989, is set for 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25. The St. Joseph boy's disappearance was unsolved until this month, when his killer confessed in court. Click here for the live stream of the funeral from St. Benedict in St. Joseph.