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BISMARCK—A program that aims to relieve hay transportation costs brought on by this year's drought is now open, the North Dakota Department of Agriculture said Tuesday, Sept. 5. The state Emergency Commission voted last month to borrow $1.5 million from the Bank of North Dakota for a program to reimburse eligible producers for part of their hay transportation expenses. Producers were asked to visit www.nd.gov/ndda to fill out an application.
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- Gas prices in North Dakota increased about 10 cents per gallon before the Labor Day weekend as Hurricane Harvey shut down many oil refineries in the South. “Well … it all hurts,” said Ron Lenz, of Sutton, N.D., who traveled to Deadwood, S.D., Friday for a long weekend trip.
WEST FARGO -- A man is in custody after the largest drug bust in the West Fargo Police department’s history. According to a release from the police department, the raw marijuana was found after a traffic stop around 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, on Interstate 94.
Q: If you could have one super power, what would it be? A: Super human strength. Don't really know (what I would do with it), but that's the first thing that came to mind. Q: What is the most embarrassing song on your phone or iPod? A: "Someone Like You," by Adele. Q: Where do you see yourself in five years? A: Playing football somewhere ... definitely. Q: Who is your hero? A: One of my football heroes would definitely be Sean Taylor. I definitely look up to him and idolize him and his game.
Q: If you could have one super power, what would it be? A: Super Flash .... like the Flash. I could go back in time and change my stupid decisions. Q: What is the most embarrassing song on your phone or iPod? A: I don't know ... I've got some tunes on there that I don't think I would be embarrassed to play any of them quite honestly. Q: Where do you see yourself in five years? A: That's a good question ... hopefully in the league (NFL), playing for some team. Q: Who is your hero?
1 Mississippi Valley State is located near the town of Itta Bena, Miss., which has a population of 2,049. The town's name is derived from the Choctaw Native American phrase iti bina, which means "forest camp." The school's colors are forest green. 2
FARGO — North Dakota State boasts an 11-2 record in its season-opening games since moving to the Division I level in 2004. Here's a quick look the Bison's Division 1 season openers: 2016 Bison 24, Charleston Southern 17 (OT) King Frazier scored on a 25-yard run on the first play of overtime in the Fargodome 2015 Montana 38, Bison 35 Montana scored on a 1-yard TD run with two seconds remaining in Missoula 2014 Bison 34, Iowa State 14
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minneapolis-based Jostens and the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee plan to bring the jeweler’s 33 championship rings it has created for Super Bowl winners on tour. The tour starts in Minneapolis Sept. 5 with a six-day run at the Star Tribune Atrium at Capella Tower. The rings will then be on display for the Vikings’ Sept. 11 home opener in Vikings Plaza.
GRAND FORKS -- A Grand Forks airman will spend 15 months in prison and could be dishonorably discharged from service for possessing child pornography. Melbourne Michael Anderson, 27, was sentenced Tuesday in military court on one count of possessing child pornography, said Shaun Shenk, public affairs chief for Grand Forks Air Force Base. He was demoted from staff sergeant to airman basic, the lowest enlisted rank for the U.S. Air Force.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- An Iowa man who was found Monday walking on North Washington Street on the outskirts of Grand Forks has been charged in the death of his stepson in Des Moines. Randy Dean Miles Jr., 41, was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder and first-degree arson in the death of Christopher Lenhart, 26, whose burned body was found near two burning vehicles Aug. 25 in Des Moines. Lenhart died Aug. 27 in an Iowa City hospital.