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Police Blotter: Bismarck woman injured in rollover near Taylor

A 34-year-old Bismarck woman was injured around 11 a.m. Monday when she rolled her 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee off a rural road south of Taylor.

The woman told Stark County Sheriff's deputies she was trying to put coordinates in her GPS and lost control of the vehicle, rolling it off 94th Avenue Southwest, the road that leads to Interstate 94.

She was transported to CHI St. Alexius Health in Dickinson with minor injuries.

• A Richardton woman reported to Stark County Sheriff's Office on Sunday morning that there had been an attempted break-in to a home she owns but is unoccupied. She found a screwdriver outside the door, but told deputies the door was barred from the inside as a safeguard against break-ins.

• Sheriff's deputies spoke with a Dickinson man who allegedly drove his vehicle through a yard on the 400 block of 10th Avenue Southeast, just outside of Dickinson city limits, sometime Monday morning and destroyed a small pine tree and two barb-wire fences to the north of the property. The man said he wanted to pay the property owners for the damages and was not arrested.

• A rural Belfield resident reported Monday to the sheriff's office that $200 worth of wrenches were missing from a shed on his farm.

• A female Dickinson State student reported to DSU Security, which alerted the Dickinson Police Department, that her keys had been stolen from a restroom in May Hall. Replacing the set of keys is expected to cost $500.

• A Dickinson man reported that several tools had been stolen out of the back of his pickup, which was parked on the 800 block of Era Drive, sometime Monday.

Dustin Monke

Monke came to The Dickinson Press in July 2006 as the newspaper's sports editor and was hired as its managing editor in March 2013. During his tenure at The Press, Monke has won multiple awards for sports reporting, feature reporting, column writing, page design and photography. He was a key part of The Press winning the North Dakota Newspaper Association's General Excellence and Sweepstakes awards in 2009 and 2012, and oversaw The Press' Sweepstakes and General Excellence wins in 2014, as well as its national first-place honors for Community Leadership in the Inland Daily Press Association and contributed to the first-place Inland award for Investigative Reporting. As the newspaper's editor, he writes an occasional Sunday column, is a member of The Press' Editorial Board, contributes feature stories and breaking news, designs pages, and oversees the day-to-day operations of the newsroom and editorial staff. In his free time, he enjoys watching sports and action movies, exercises whenever his schedule allows, and spends every minute he can with his wife and son.

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