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Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Voters have wide set of options in DPS Board candidates
Though classes are out for the summer, Dickinson’s public schools are poised to see some activity this month. There are five candidates vying for three seats in this June 14 election cycle of the Dickinson Public School Board. Of those five, two are running for a two-year term in office and the remaining three are running for a four-year term. That first pair consists of incumbent Kris Fehr, the current DPS board vice president, and challenger Kimberly Schwartz, a court recorder at the Stark County Courthouse. Native Americans move to frontlines in battle over voting rights [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569857","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Elvis Norquay, a member of the Chippewa Indian tribe, has lived most of his 58 years on North Dakota's remote Turtle Mountain reservation and says he's never had a problem voting. That was before 2014, when he hitched a ride with a friend to cast a ballot in local and congressional elections and was turned away. Embarrassed, he asked why he couldn't vote. He was told he lacked proper ID under new state requirements. He has no phone, no current driver's license and his tribal ID lacks a street address. Mellmer, Cardoso granted continuances in pretrial conferences Jeremy Mellmer, a 32-year-old alleged to have taken part in a string of robberies in late 2015, was granted a one-cycle continuance for a set of previous charges by Southwest District Judge William Herauf before a Tuesday pretrial conference at the Stark County Courthouse. Mellmer faces a Class B felony charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, a charge of the Class A misdemeanor of possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia and a charge of the Class A misdemeanor of carrying a concealed weapon Opiate use sees 'uptick' in Bismarck area [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569858","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Law enforcement and hospitals are reporting an increase in opiate use in Bismarck and the surrounding area. As part of a meeting with law enforcement, treatment providers, educators and community members, Bismarck Police Chief Dan Donlin said Tuesday the department is seeing an uptick in heroin and fentanyl use in the Bismarck area. "Not as much as it seems like it’s happening around us, but we are seeing it," Donlin said. On Sunday night, Bismarck police officers were called to a report of a possible fentanyl overdose. The woman was given Narcan, an opiate antidote, and survived. Midgets baseball confident, ready for state tournament [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569859","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson High baseball practice on Tuesday looked like a gym class after the teacher fails to show up. The Midgets created their own lesson plan. Practicing indoors because of the rain allowed a small group to take batting practice in a makeshift cage in the school’s auxiliary gym while teammates took part in ruthless games of dodgeball and “fungo golf” with foam baseballs.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Voters have wide set of options in DPS Board candidates [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569856","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Though classes are out for the summer, Dickinson’s public schools are poised to see some activity this month. There are five candidates vying for three seats in this June 14 election cycle of the Dickinson Public School Board. Of those five, two are running for a two-year term in office and the remaining three are running for a four-year term. That first pair consists of incumbent Kris Fehr, the current DPS board vice president, and challenger Kimberly Schwartz, a court recorder at the Stark County Courthouse. Native Americans move to frontlines in battle over voting rights
Elvis Norquay, a member of the Chippewa Indian tribe, has lived most of his 58 years on North Dakota's remote Turtle Mountain reservation and says he's never had a problem voting. That was before 2014, when he hitched a ride with a friend to cast a ballot in local and congressional elections and was turned away. Embarrassed, he asked why he couldn't vote. He was told he lacked proper ID under new state requirements. He has no phone, no current driver's license and his tribal ID lacks a street address. Mellmer, Cardoso granted continuances in pretrial conferences Jeremy Mellmer, a 32-year-old alleged to have taken part in a string of robberies in late 2015, was granted a one-cycle continuance for a set of previous charges by Southwest District Judge William Herauf before a Tuesday pretrial conference at the Stark County Courthouse. Mellmer faces a Class B felony charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, a charge of the Class A misdemeanor of possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia and a charge of the Class A misdemeanor of carrying a concealed weapon Opiate use sees 'uptick' in Bismarck area [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569858","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Law enforcement and hospitals are reporting an increase in opiate use in Bismarck and the surrounding area. As part of a meeting with law enforcement, treatment providers, educators and community members, Bismarck Police Chief Dan Donlin said Tuesday the department is seeing an uptick in heroin and fentanyl use in the Bismarck area. "Not as much as it seems like it’s happening around us, but we are seeing it," Donlin said. On Sunday night, Bismarck police officers were called to a report of a possible fentanyl overdose. The woman was given Narcan, an opiate antidote, and survived. Midgets baseball confident, ready for state tournament [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569859","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson High baseball practice on Tuesday looked like a gym class after the teacher fails to show up. The Midgets created their own lesson plan. Practicing indoors because of the rain allowed a small group to take batting practice in a makeshift cage in the school’s auxiliary gym while teammates took part in ruthless games of dodgeball and “fungo golf” with foam baseballs.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Voters have wide set of options in DPS Board candidates [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569856","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Though classes are out for the summer, Dickinson’s public schools are poised to see some activity this month. There are five candidates vying for three seats in this June 14 election cycle of the Dickinson Public School Board. Of those five, two are running for a two-year term in office and the remaining three are running for a four-year term. That first pair consists of incumbent Kris Fehr, the current DPS board vice president, and challenger Kimberly Schwartz, a court recorder at the Stark County Courthouse. Native Americans move to frontlines in battle over voting rights [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569857","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Elvis Norquay, a member of the Chippewa Indian tribe, has lived most of his 58 years on North Dakota's remote Turtle Mountain reservation and says he's never had a problem voting. That was before 2014, when he hitched a ride with a friend to cast a ballot in local and congressional elections and was turned away. Embarrassed, he asked why he couldn't vote. He was told he lacked proper ID under new state requirements. He has no phone, no current driver's license and his tribal ID lacks a street address. Mellmer, Cardoso granted continuances in pretrial conferences Jeremy Mellmer, a 32-year-old alleged to have taken part in a string of robberies in late 2015, was granted a one-cycle continuance for a set of previous charges by Southwest District Judge William Herauf before a Tuesday pretrial conference at the Stark County Courthouse. Mellmer faces a Class B felony charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, a charge of the Class A misdemeanor of possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia and a charge of the Class A misdemeanor of carrying a concealed weapon Opiate use sees 'uptick' in Bismarck area
Law enforcement and hospitals are reporting an increase in opiate use in Bismarck and the surrounding area. As part of a meeting with law enforcement, treatment providers, educators and community members, Bismarck Police Chief Dan Donlin said Tuesday the department is seeing an uptick in heroin and fentanyl use in the Bismarck area. "Not as much as it seems like it’s happening around us, but we are seeing it," Donlin said. On Sunday night, Bismarck police officers were called to a report of a possible fentanyl overdose. The woman was given Narcan, an opiate antidote, and survived. Midgets baseball confident, ready for state tournament [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569859","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson High baseball practice on Tuesday looked like a gym class after the teacher fails to show up. The Midgets created their own lesson plan. Practicing indoors because of the rain allowed a small group to take batting practice in a makeshift cage in the school’s auxiliary gym while teammates took part in ruthless games of dodgeball and “fungo golf” with foam baseballs.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts. Voters have wide set of options in DPS Board candidates [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569856","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Though classes are out for the summer, Dickinson’s public schools are poised to see some activity this month. There are five candidates vying for three seats in this June 14 election cycle of the Dickinson Public School Board. Of those five, two are running for a two-year term in office and the remaining three are running for a four-year term. That first pair consists of incumbent Kris Fehr, the current DPS board vice president, and challenger Kimberly Schwartz, a court recorder at the Stark County Courthouse. Native Americans move to frontlines in battle over voting rights [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569857","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Elvis Norquay, a member of the Chippewa Indian tribe, has lived most of his 58 years on North Dakota's remote Turtle Mountain reservation and says he's never had a problem voting. That was before 2014, when he hitched a ride with a friend to cast a ballot in local and congressional elections and was turned away. Embarrassed, he asked why he couldn't vote. He was told he lacked proper ID under new state requirements. He has no phone, no current driver's license and his tribal ID lacks a street address. Mellmer, Cardoso granted continuances in pretrial conferences Jeremy Mellmer, a 32-year-old alleged to have taken part in a string of robberies in late 2015, was granted a one-cycle continuance for a set of previous charges by Southwest District Judge William Herauf before a Tuesday pretrial conference at the Stark County Courthouse. Mellmer faces a Class B felony charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, a charge of the Class A misdemeanor of possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia and a charge of the Class A misdemeanor of carrying a concealed weapon Opiate use sees 'uptick' in Bismarck area [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569858","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Law enforcement and hospitals are reporting an increase in opiate use in Bismarck and the surrounding area. As part of a meeting with law enforcement, treatment providers, educators and community members, Bismarck Police Chief Dan Donlin said Tuesday the department is seeing an uptick in heroin and fentanyl use in the Bismarck area. "Not as much as it seems like it’s happening around us, but we are seeing it," Donlin said. On Sunday night, Bismarck police officers were called to a report of a possible fentanyl overdose. The woman was given Narcan, an opiate antidote, and survived. Midgets baseball confident, ready for state tournament
The Dickinson High baseball practice on Tuesday looked like a gym class after the teacher fails to show up. The Midgets created their own lesson plan. Practicing indoors because of the rain allowed a small group to take batting practice in a makeshift cage in the school’s auxiliary gym while teammates took part in ruthless games of dodgeball and “fungo golf” with foam baseballs.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Voters have wide set of options in DPS Board candidates
Though classes are out for the summer, Dickinson’s public schools are poised to see some activity this month.There are five candidates vying for three seats in this June 14 election cycle of the Dickinson Public School Board. Of those five, two are running for a two-year term in office and the remaining three are running for a four-year term.That first pair consists of incumbent Kris Fehr, the current DPS board vice president, and challenger Kimberly Schwartz, a court recorder at the Stark County Courthouse. Native Americans move to frontlines in battle over voting rights[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569857","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Elvis Norquay, a member of the Chippewa Indian tribe, has lived most of his 58 years on North Dakota's remote Turtle Mountain reservation and says he's never had a problem voting.That was before 2014, when he hitched a ride with a friend to cast a ballot in local and congressional elections and was turned away. Embarrassed, he asked why he couldn't vote. He was told he lacked proper ID under new state requirements. He has no phone, no current driver's license and his tribal ID lacks a street address.Mellmer, Cardoso granted continuances in pretrial conferences Jeremy Mellmer, a 32-year-old alleged to have taken part in a string of robberies in late 2015, was granted a one-cycle continuance for a set of previous charges by Southwest District Judge William Herauf before a Tuesday pretrial conference at the Stark County Courthouse.Mellmer faces a Class B felony charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, a charge of the Class A misdemeanor of possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia and a charge of the Class A misdemeanor of carrying a concealed weaponOpiate use sees 'uptick' in Bismarck area[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569858","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Law enforcement and hospitals are reporting an increase in opiate use in Bismarck and the surrounding area.As part of a meeting with law enforcement, treatment providers, educators and community members, Bismarck Police Chief Dan Donlin said Tuesday the department is seeing an uptick in heroin and fentanyl use in the Bismarck area."Not as much as it seems like it’s happening around us, but we are seeing it," Donlin said.On Sunday night, Bismarck police officers were called to a report of a possible fentanyl overdose. The woman was given Narcan, an opiate antidote, and survived.Midgets baseball confident, ready for state tournament[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569859","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson High baseball practice on Tuesday looked like a gym class after the teacher fails to show up.The Midgets created their own lesson plan.Practicing indoors because of the rain allowed a small group to take batting practice in a makeshift cage in the school’s auxiliary gym while teammates took part in ruthless games of dodgeball and “fungo golf” with foam baseballs.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Voters have wide set of options in DPS Board candidates[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569856","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Though classes are out for the summer, Dickinson’s public schools are poised to see some activity this month.There are five candidates vying for three seats in this June 14 election cycle of the Dickinson Public School Board. Of those five, two are running for a two-year term in office and the remaining three are running for a four-year term.That first pair consists of incumbent Kris Fehr, the current DPS board vice president, and challenger Kimberly Schwartz, a court recorder at the Stark County Courthouse. Native Americans move to frontlines in battle over voting rights
Elvis Norquay, a member of the Chippewa Indian tribe, has lived most of his 58 years on North Dakota's remote Turtle Mountain reservation and says he's never had a problem voting.That was before 2014, when he hitched a ride with a friend to cast a ballot in local and congressional elections and was turned away. Embarrassed, he asked why he couldn't vote. He was told he lacked proper ID under new state requirements. He has no phone, no current driver's license and his tribal ID lacks a street address.Mellmer, Cardoso granted continuances in pretrial conferences Jeremy Mellmer, a 32-year-old alleged to have taken part in a string of robberies in late 2015, was granted a one-cycle continuance for a set of previous charges by Southwest District Judge William Herauf before a Tuesday pretrial conference at the Stark County Courthouse.Mellmer faces a Class B felony charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, a charge of the Class A misdemeanor of possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia and a charge of the Class A misdemeanor of carrying a concealed weaponOpiate use sees 'uptick' in Bismarck area[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569858","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Law enforcement and hospitals are reporting an increase in opiate use in Bismarck and the surrounding area.As part of a meeting with law enforcement, treatment providers, educators and community members, Bismarck Police Chief Dan Donlin said Tuesday the department is seeing an uptick in heroin and fentanyl use in the Bismarck area."Not as much as it seems like it’s happening around us, but we are seeing it," Donlin said.On Sunday night, Bismarck police officers were called to a report of a possible fentanyl overdose. The woman was given Narcan, an opiate antidote, and survived.Midgets baseball confident, ready for state tournament[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569859","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson High baseball practice on Tuesday looked like a gym class after the teacher fails to show up.The Midgets created their own lesson plan.Practicing indoors because of the rain allowed a small group to take batting practice in a makeshift cage in the school’s auxiliary gym while teammates took part in ruthless games of dodgeball and “fungo golf” with foam baseballs.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Voters have wide set of options in DPS Board candidates[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569856","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Though classes are out for the summer, Dickinson’s public schools are poised to see some activity this month.There are five candidates vying for three seats in this June 14 election cycle of the Dickinson Public School Board. Of those five, two are running for a two-year term in office and the remaining three are running for a four-year term.That first pair consists of incumbent Kris Fehr, the current DPS board vice president, and challenger Kimberly Schwartz, a court recorder at the Stark County Courthouse. Native Americans move to frontlines in battle over voting rights[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569857","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Elvis Norquay, a member of the Chippewa Indian tribe, has lived most of his 58 years on North Dakota's remote Turtle Mountain reservation and says he's never had a problem voting.That was before 2014, when he hitched a ride with a friend to cast a ballot in local and congressional elections and was turned away. Embarrassed, he asked why he couldn't vote. He was told he lacked proper ID under new state requirements. He has no phone, no current driver's license and his tribal ID lacks a street address.Mellmer, Cardoso granted continuances in pretrial conferences Jeremy Mellmer, a 32-year-old alleged to have taken part in a string of robberies in late 2015, was granted a one-cycle continuance for a set of previous charges by Southwest District Judge William Herauf before a Tuesday pretrial conference at the Stark County Courthouse.Mellmer faces a Class B felony charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, a charge of the Class A misdemeanor of possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia and a charge of the Class A misdemeanor of carrying a concealed weaponOpiate use sees 'uptick' in Bismarck area
Law enforcement and hospitals are reporting an increase in opiate use in Bismarck and the surrounding area.As part of a meeting with law enforcement, treatment providers, educators and community members, Bismarck Police Chief Dan Donlin said Tuesday the department is seeing an uptick in heroin and fentanyl use in the Bismarck area."Not as much as it seems like it’s happening around us, but we are seeing it," Donlin said.On Sunday night, Bismarck police officers were called to a report of a possible fentanyl overdose. The woman was given Narcan, an opiate antidote, and survived.Midgets baseball confident, ready for state tournament[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569859","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]The Dickinson High baseball practice on Tuesday looked like a gym class after the teacher fails to show up.The Midgets created their own lesson plan.Practicing indoors because of the rain allowed a small group to take batting practice in a makeshift cage in the school’s auxiliary gym while teammates took part in ruthless games of dodgeball and “fungo golf” with foam baseballs.Here’s some of our top stories from Wednesday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Sign up for our email alerts.Voters have wide set of options in DPS Board candidates[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569856","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Though classes are out for the summer, Dickinson’s public schools are poised to see some activity this month.There are five candidates vying for three seats in this June 14 election cycle of the Dickinson Public School Board. Of those five, two are running for a two-year term in office and the remaining three are running for a four-year term.That first pair consists of incumbent Kris Fehr, the current DPS board vice president, and challenger Kimberly Schwartz, a court recorder at the Stark County Courthouse. Native Americans move to frontlines in battle over voting rights[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569857","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Elvis Norquay, a member of the Chippewa Indian tribe, has lived most of his 58 years on North Dakota's remote Turtle Mountain reservation and says he's never had a problem voting.That was before 2014, when he hitched a ride with a friend to cast a ballot in local and congressional elections and was turned away. Embarrassed, he asked why he couldn't vote. He was told he lacked proper ID under new state requirements. He has no phone, no current driver's license and his tribal ID lacks a street address.Mellmer, Cardoso granted continuances in pretrial conferences Jeremy Mellmer, a 32-year-old alleged to have taken part in a string of robberies in late 2015, was granted a one-cycle continuance for a set of previous charges by Southwest District Judge William Herauf before a Tuesday pretrial conference at the Stark County Courthouse.Mellmer faces a Class B felony charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, a charge of the Class A misdemeanor of possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia and a charge of the Class A misdemeanor of carrying a concealed weaponOpiate use sees 'uptick' in Bismarck area[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2569858","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","width":"180"}}]]Law enforcement and hospitals are reporting an increase in opiate use in Bismarck and the surrounding area.As part of a meeting with law enforcement, treatment providers, educators and community members, Bismarck Police Chief Dan Donlin said Tuesday the department is seeing an uptick in heroin and fentanyl use in the Bismarck area."Not as much as it seems like it’s happening around us, but we are seeing it," Donlin said.On Sunday night, Bismarck police officers were called to a report of a possible fentanyl overdose. The woman was given Narcan, an opiate antidote, and survived.Midgets baseball confident, ready for state tournament
The Dickinson High baseball practice on Tuesday looked like a gym class after the teacher fails to show up.The Midgets created their own lesson plan.Practicing indoors because of the rain allowed a small group to take batting practice in a makeshift cage in the school’s auxiliary gym while teammates took part in ruthless games of dodgeball and “fungo golf” with foam baseballs.

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