The Press Staff
A Reeder man who is accused of being involved in a recent incident in Hettinger County is now in custody after a warrant was put out for his arrest on Feb. 13. Ross Thomas, 59 of Reeder, has been charged with aggravated assault, felonious restraint, terrorizing and reckless endangerment, which are all Class C felonies. He made his initial appearance in Southwest District Court on Friday.
Two people who were allegedly involved in a recent incident in Hettinger County made their initial appearances in Southwest District Court on Wednesday morning.
• A 37-year-old Dickinson man was arrested for refusal to submit to a chemical test on the 1600 block of First Avenue East around 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday. • A DVD player and a satellite radio were allegedly stolen from a vehicle on the 300 block of Sixth Street West on Tuesday morning. The property is valued at a combined worth of $250. There are no suspects. • Multiple tools, including saws, drills and batteries, were reported stolen from a vehicle on the 500 block of Fourth Avenue West on Tuesday. The tools are worth a combined total of $600.
A worker died at a Treater fire on a well site 11 miles north of Belfield and 7 miles west of HWY 85 Wednesday at 1:45 PM. Billings County Rural Fire Department and the Belfield Ambulance responded to a call and found a Treater shack engulfed in flames that was destroyed. The worker whose name has not been released was found in the fire rubble after it was extinguished. There was an emergency call of an explosion 15 minutes prior to fire call and is part of the investigation. The fire is under investigation by the State Fire Marshall and O.S.H.A.
• A 23-year-old Dickinson man was arrested for driving under the influence and driving under suspension on the 1300 block of First Street West around 9 p.m. Saturday. • A 39-year-old Dickinson man was arrested for driving under the influence on the 900 block of Third Avenue West just after midnight on Sunday.
A 22-year-old Dickinson man is dead after being struck by a pickup truck in the early hours of New Year's Day, the Dickinson Police Department said in a press release Sunday afternoon. The victim, whose name has not been released, was walking in an unknown direction on the west business loop near the intersecton with Eighth Street West around 2:45 a.m., when a northbound vehicle operated by Michael Bracamonte, 23, of Dickinson, struck the victim and then fled the scene, according to police.
A baby girl born at 2:01 a.m. at CHI St.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol have issued a No Travel Advisory for western, central, and northeastern North Dakota due to blowing and drifting snow creating hazardous driving conditions, the NDDOT said in a press release Monday afternoon. Cities included in the No Travel Advisory are: Williston, Dickinson, Minot, Bismarck, Jamestown, Valley City, Grand Forks, and surrounding areas.
We’re counting down our top stories of the year, two at a time, from Tuesday through New Year’s Eve. #2 - Wind farms: a topic of conversation in southwestern N.D. The public voiced concerns and support of potential wind farms in the area throughout 2016.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol have issued a no travel advisory for western North Dakota due to continued blowing and drifting snow causing snow to stick to roadways and creating icy road conditions along with reduced visibility, the NDDOT said in a press release Friday afternoon.