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Press Pass: Saturday, February 20, 2016

Here's some of our top stories from Saturday's edition. It's your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. Wine fresh off the v...

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Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. Wine fresh off the vine, Dickinson’s first vineyard looks to open in late spring
Western North Dakota doesn’t come to mind as a wine-producing region, and with good reason. The state was the last in the U.S. to federally license a commercial winery, and opened its very first in 2002. More than a decade later, Fluffy Fields Vineyard -- Dickinson’s first and only federally licensed commercial winery -- could soon give visitors a taste of homegrown North Dakota wine. The winery is a brainchild of Dickinson couple Kevin and Deb Kinzel and is being constructed on their property near Sundance Coves, east of the city, with hopes of opening for business sometime in the late spring. Deb Kinzel said her family’s foray into serious winemaking began with a glass carboy -- a jug used for fermenting small batches of wine -- given to her husband. Apex Clean Energy proposes two wind farms Wind turbines have been a topic of conversation in western North Dakota for the past couple of years. Now, Bowman and Williams counties may join the conversation after Apex Clean Energy, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., approached both counties with wind farm proposals. Bowman County already has a 13-turbine wind farm, owned and operated by MDU Resources, which is located on two landowner’s properties. The proposed wind farm, which is currently unnamed, would affect a much larger area, said Dahvi Wilson, Apex director of public affairs. Perry’s bond set at $100,000, Attempted murder suspect shot man in chest with shotgun [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335138","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Zane Levi Perry hung his head after Southwest District Court Judge Rhonda Ehlis set his bond at $100,000 on Friday morning during his initial appearance two days after being charged with the attempted murder of the man whom was living with him. The 29-year-old Perry allegedly shot Michael Vigil, 25, in the chest with a shotgun on Wednesday night at a north Dickinson townhome they occupied. Vigil is recovering at a Bismarck hospital. Stark County State’s Attorney Tom Henning said at the hearing that he had learned Vigil is awake and stable. Ward sheriff charged in death of inmate, Retired captain also accused of failing to provide medical care [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335136","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The death of an inmate whose health deteriorated at the Ward County Jail has prompted criminal charges against the sheriff who said the inmate wasn’t taken for medical care due to “dollars and cents,” court records say. Ward County Sheriff Steven Kukowski and retired captain Michael Nason are each charged with Class A misdemeanor reckless endangerment. Court complaints accuse them of failing to seek medical care for 25-year-old inmate Dustin Irwin of Mandaree, who became so ill in three days at the jail that he could not speak or walk and vomited every few minutes. With impressive resume, Dickinson State Blue Hawks hurdler Jose Chorro out to help team before conference meet [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335135","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The first five hurdles aren’t really his strong suit. But in a 60-meter race, Jose Chorro can finish strong. The Dickinson State junior track and field athlete has already locked himself into a spot in the NAIA indoor national meet for the 60 hurdles - but he’s out to conclude the indoor season on the right foot. Chorro and the Blue Hawks are in Brookings, S.D., today for the North Star Athletic Association Indoor Championships with hopes of qualifying for the national meet. “I’m trying to make to into the top eight of indoor,” Chorro said. “That’s something I’m working for right now. How Dickinson State was before in indoor, I’m trying to bring Dickinson State’s name back in the top of the nation.”   Dickinson High’s Lee, Keck lose in semifinal matches [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335134","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The North Dakota state wrestling tournament is arranged in such a way that it allows a wrestler the chance to get hot quickly and pull some upsets. Dickinson High senior Jaret Lee suffered one of those very upsets Friday in the semifinals of the Class A individual state tournament at the Fargodome. Third-seeded Creighton Rudolph, a sophomore from Minot, won a 5-2 decision over the No. 2-seeded Lee by wrestling what Dickinson head coach Pete Dobitz called a “perfect match.” “I tip my hat to the Minot kid,” Dobitz said. “He wrestled a perfect match, and he had to. Sometimes a kid gets hot at this tournament and wrestles a perfect match.Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. Wine fresh off the vine, Dickinson’s first vineyard looks to open in late spring [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335139","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Western North Dakota doesn’t come to mind as a wine-producing region, and with good reason. The state was the last in the U.S. to federally license a commercial winery, and opened its very first in 2002. More than a decade later, Fluffy Fields Vineyard -- Dickinson’s first and only federally licensed commercial winery -- could soon give visitors a taste of homegrown North Dakota wine. The winery is a brainchild of Dickinson couple Kevin and Deb Kinzel and is being constructed on their property near Sundance Coves, east of the city, with hopes of opening for business sometime in the late spring. Deb Kinzel said her family’s foray into serious winemaking began with a glass carboy -- a jug used for fermenting small batches of wine -- given to her husband. Apex Clean Energy proposes two wind farms Wind turbines have been a topic of conversation in western North Dakota for the past couple of years. Now, Bowman and Williams counties may join the conversation after Apex Clean Energy, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., approached both counties with wind farm proposals. Bowman County already has a 13-turbine wind farm, owned and operated by MDU Resources, which is located on two landowner’s properties. The proposed wind farm, which is currently unnamed, would affect a much larger area, said Dahvi Wilson, Apex director of public affairs. Perry’s bond set at $100,000, Attempted murder suspect shot man in chest with shotgun
Zane Levi Perry hung his head after Southwest District Court Judge Rhonda Ehlis set his bond at $100,000 on Friday morning during his initial appearance two days after being charged with the attempted murder of the man whom was living with him. The 29-year-old Perry allegedly shot Michael Vigil, 25, in the chest with a shotgun on Wednesday night at a north Dickinson townhome they occupied. Vigil is recovering at a Bismarck hospital. Stark County State’s Attorney Tom Henning said at the hearing that he had learned Vigil is awake and stable. Ward sheriff charged in death of inmate, Retired captain also accused of failing to provide medical care [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335136","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The death of an inmate whose health deteriorated at the Ward County Jail has prompted criminal charges against the sheriff who said the inmate wasn’t taken for medical care due to “dollars and cents,” court records say. Ward County Sheriff Steven Kukowski and retired captain Michael Nason are each charged with Class A misdemeanor reckless endangerment. Court complaints accuse them of failing to seek medical care for 25-year-old inmate Dustin Irwin of Mandaree, who became so ill in three days at the jail that he could not speak or walk and vomited every few minutes. With impressive resume, Dickinson State Blue Hawks hurdler Jose Chorro out to help team before conference meet [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335135","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The first five hurdles aren’t really his strong suit. But in a 60-meter race, Jose Chorro can finish strong. The Dickinson State junior track and field athlete has already locked himself into a spot in the NAIA indoor national meet for the 60 hurdles - but he’s out to conclude the indoor season on the right foot. Chorro and the Blue Hawks are in Brookings, S.D., today for the North Star Athletic Association Indoor Championships with hopes of qualifying for the national meet. “I’m trying to make to into the top eight of indoor,” Chorro said. “That’s something I’m working for right now. How Dickinson State was before in indoor, I’m trying to bring Dickinson State’s name back in the top of the nation.”   Dickinson High’s Lee, Keck lose in semifinal matches [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335134","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The North Dakota state wrestling tournament is arranged in such a way that it allows a wrestler the chance to get hot quickly and pull some upsets. Dickinson High senior Jaret Lee suffered one of those very upsets Friday in the semifinals of the Class A individual state tournament at the Fargodome. Third-seeded Creighton Rudolph, a sophomore from Minot, won a 5-2 decision over the No. 2-seeded Lee by wrestling what Dickinson head coach Pete Dobitz called a “perfect match.” “I tip my hat to the Minot kid,” Dobitz said. “He wrestled a perfect match, and he had to. Sometimes a kid gets hot at this tournament and wrestles a perfect match.Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. Wine fresh off the vine, Dickinson’s first vineyard looks to open in late spring [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335139","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Western North Dakota doesn’t come to mind as a wine-producing region, and with good reason. The state was the last in the U.S. to federally license a commercial winery, and opened its very first in 2002. More than a decade later, Fluffy Fields Vineyard -- Dickinson’s first and only federally licensed commercial winery -- could soon give visitors a taste of homegrown North Dakota wine. The winery is a brainchild of Dickinson couple Kevin and Deb Kinzel and is being constructed on their property near Sundance Coves, east of the city, with hopes of opening for business sometime in the late spring. Deb Kinzel said her family’s foray into serious winemaking began with a glass carboy -- a jug used for fermenting small batches of wine -- given to her husband. Apex Clean Energy proposes two wind farms Wind turbines have been a topic of conversation in western North Dakota for the past couple of years. Now, Bowman and Williams counties may join the conversation after Apex Clean Energy, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., approached both counties with wind farm proposals. Bowman County already has a 13-turbine wind farm, owned and operated by MDU Resources, which is located on two landowner’s properties. The proposed wind farm, which is currently unnamed, would affect a much larger area, said Dahvi Wilson, Apex director of public affairs. Perry’s bond set at $100,000, Attempted murder suspect shot man in chest with shotgun [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335138","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Zane Levi Perry hung his head after Southwest District Court Judge Rhonda Ehlis set his bond at $100,000 on Friday morning during his initial appearance two days after being charged with the attempted murder of the man whom was living with him. The 29-year-old Perry allegedly shot Michael Vigil, 25, in the chest with a shotgun on Wednesday night at a north Dickinson townhome they occupied. Vigil is recovering at a Bismarck hospital. Stark County State’s Attorney Tom Henning said at the hearing that he had learned Vigil is awake and stable. Ward sheriff charged in death of inmate, Retired captain also accused of failing to provide medical care
The death of an inmate whose health deteriorated at the Ward County Jail has prompted criminal charges against the sheriff who said the inmate wasn’t taken for medical care due to “dollars and cents,” court records say. Ward County Sheriff Steven Kukowski and retired captain Michael Nason are each charged with Class A misdemeanor reckless endangerment. Court complaints accuse them of failing to seek medical care for 25-year-old inmate Dustin Irwin of Mandaree, who became so ill in three days at the jail that he could not speak or walk and vomited every few minutes. With impressive resume, Dickinson State Blue Hawks hurdler Jose Chorro out to help team before conference meet [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335135","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The first five hurdles aren’t really his strong suit. But in a 60-meter race, Jose Chorro can finish strong. The Dickinson State junior track and field athlete has already locked himself into a spot in the NAIA indoor national meet for the 60 hurdles - but he’s out to conclude the indoor season on the right foot. Chorro and the Blue Hawks are in Brookings, S.D., today for the North Star Athletic Association Indoor Championships with hopes of qualifying for the national meet. “I’m trying to make to into the top eight of indoor,” Chorro said. “That’s something I’m working for right now. How Dickinson State was before in indoor, I’m trying to bring Dickinson State’s name back in the top of the nation.”   Dickinson High’s Lee, Keck lose in semifinal matches [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335134","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The North Dakota state wrestling tournament is arranged in such a way that it allows a wrestler the chance to get hot quickly and pull some upsets. Dickinson High senior Jaret Lee suffered one of those very upsets Friday in the semifinals of the Class A individual state tournament at the Fargodome. Third-seeded Creighton Rudolph, a sophomore from Minot, won a 5-2 decision over the No. 2-seeded Lee by wrestling what Dickinson head coach Pete Dobitz called a “perfect match.” “I tip my hat to the Minot kid,” Dobitz said. “He wrestled a perfect match, and he had to. Sometimes a kid gets hot at this tournament and wrestles a perfect match.Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. Wine fresh off the vine, Dickinson’s first vineyard looks to open in late spring [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335139","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Western North Dakota doesn’t come to mind as a wine-producing region, and with good reason. The state was the last in the U.S. to federally license a commercial winery, and opened its very first in 2002. More than a decade later, Fluffy Fields Vineyard -- Dickinson’s first and only federally licensed commercial winery -- could soon give visitors a taste of homegrown North Dakota wine. The winery is a brainchild of Dickinson couple Kevin and Deb Kinzel and is being constructed on their property near Sundance Coves, east of the city, with hopes of opening for business sometime in the late spring. Deb Kinzel said her family’s foray into serious winemaking began with a glass carboy -- a jug used for fermenting small batches of wine -- given to her husband. Apex Clean Energy proposes two wind farms Wind turbines have been a topic of conversation in western North Dakota for the past couple of years. Now, Bowman and Williams counties may join the conversation after Apex Clean Energy, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., approached both counties with wind farm proposals. Bowman County already has a 13-turbine wind farm, owned and operated by MDU Resources, which is located on two landowner’s properties. The proposed wind farm, which is currently unnamed, would affect a much larger area, said Dahvi Wilson, Apex director of public affairs. Perry’s bond set at $100,000, Attempted murder suspect shot man in chest with shotgun [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335138","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Zane Levi Perry hung his head after Southwest District Court Judge Rhonda Ehlis set his bond at $100,000 on Friday morning during his initial appearance two days after being charged with the attempted murder of the man whom was living with him. The 29-year-old Perry allegedly shot Michael Vigil, 25, in the chest with a shotgun on Wednesday night at a north Dickinson townhome they occupied. Vigil is recovering at a Bismarck hospital. Stark County State’s Attorney Tom Henning said at the hearing that he had learned Vigil is awake and stable. Ward sheriff charged in death of inmate, Retired captain also accused of failing to provide medical care [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335136","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The death of an inmate whose health deteriorated at the Ward County Jail has prompted criminal charges against the sheriff who said the inmate wasn’t taken for medical care due to “dollars and cents,” court records say. Ward County Sheriff Steven Kukowski and retired captain Michael Nason are each charged with Class A misdemeanor reckless endangerment. Court complaints accuse them of failing to seek medical care for 25-year-old inmate Dustin Irwin of Mandaree, who became so ill in three days at the jail that he could not speak or walk and vomited every few minutes. With impressive resume, Dickinson State Blue Hawks hurdler Jose Chorro out to help team before conference meet
The first five hurdles aren’t really his strong suit. But in a 60-meter race, Jose Chorro can finish strong. The Dickinson State junior track and field athlete has already locked himself into a spot in the NAIA indoor national meet for the 60 hurdles - but he’s out to conclude the indoor season on the right foot. Chorro and the Blue Hawks are in Brookings, S.D., today for the North Star Athletic Association Indoor Championships with hopes of qualifying for the national meet. “I’m trying to make to into the top eight of indoor,” Chorro said. “That’s something I’m working for right now. How Dickinson State was before in indoor, I’m trying to bring Dickinson State’s name back in the top of the nation.”   Dickinson High’s Lee, Keck lose in semifinal matches [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335134","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The North Dakota state wrestling tournament is arranged in such a way that it allows a wrestler the chance to get hot quickly and pull some upsets. Dickinson High senior Jaret Lee suffered one of those very upsets Friday in the semifinals of the Class A individual state tournament at the Fargodome. Third-seeded Creighton Rudolph, a sophomore from Minot, won a 5-2 decision over the No. 2-seeded Lee by wrestling what Dickinson head coach Pete Dobitz called a “perfect match.” “I tip my hat to the Minot kid,” Dobitz said. “He wrestled a perfect match, and he had to. Sometimes a kid gets hot at this tournament and wrestles a perfect match.Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts. Wine fresh off the vine, Dickinson’s first vineyard looks to open in late spring [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335139","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Western North Dakota doesn’t come to mind as a wine-producing region, and with good reason. The state was the last in the U.S. to federally license a commercial winery, and opened its very first in 2002. More than a decade later, Fluffy Fields Vineyard -- Dickinson’s first and only federally licensed commercial winery -- could soon give visitors a taste of homegrown North Dakota wine. The winery is a brainchild of Dickinson couple Kevin and Deb Kinzel and is being constructed on their property near Sundance Coves, east of the city, with hopes of opening for business sometime in the late spring. Deb Kinzel said her family’s foray into serious winemaking began with a glass carboy -- a jug used for fermenting small batches of wine -- given to her husband. Apex Clean Energy proposes two wind farms Wind turbines have been a topic of conversation in western North Dakota for the past couple of years. Now, Bowman and Williams counties may join the conversation after Apex Clean Energy, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., approached both counties with wind farm proposals. Bowman County already has a 13-turbine wind farm, owned and operated by MDU Resources, which is located on two landowner’s properties. The proposed wind farm, which is currently unnamed, would affect a much larger area, said Dahvi Wilson, Apex director of public affairs. Perry’s bond set at $100,000, Attempted murder suspect shot man in chest with shotgun [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335138","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Zane Levi Perry hung his head after Southwest District Court Judge Rhonda Ehlis set his bond at $100,000 on Friday morning during his initial appearance two days after being charged with the attempted murder of the man whom was living with him. The 29-year-old Perry allegedly shot Michael Vigil, 25, in the chest with a shotgun on Wednesday night at a north Dickinson townhome they occupied. Vigil is recovering at a Bismarck hospital. Stark County State’s Attorney Tom Henning said at the hearing that he had learned Vigil is awake and stable. Ward sheriff charged in death of inmate, Retired captain also accused of failing to provide medical care [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335136","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The death of an inmate whose health deteriorated at the Ward County Jail has prompted criminal charges against the sheriff who said the inmate wasn’t taken for medical care due to “dollars and cents,” court records say. Ward County Sheriff Steven Kukowski and retired captain Michael Nason are each charged with Class A misdemeanor reckless endangerment. Court complaints accuse them of failing to seek medical care for 25-year-old inmate Dustin Irwin of Mandaree, who became so ill in three days at the jail that he could not speak or walk and vomited every few minutes. With impressive resume, Dickinson State Blue Hawks hurdler Jose Chorro out to help team before conference meet [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335135","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The first five hurdles aren’t really his strong suit. But in a 60-meter race, Jose Chorro can finish strong. The Dickinson State junior track and field athlete has already locked himself into a spot in the NAIA indoor national meet for the 60 hurdles - but he’s out to conclude the indoor season on the right foot. Chorro and the Blue Hawks are in Brookings, S.D., today for the North Star Athletic Association Indoor Championships with hopes of qualifying for the national meet. “I’m trying to make to into the top eight of indoor,” Chorro said. “That’s something I’m working for right now. How Dickinson State was before in indoor, I’m trying to bring Dickinson State’s name back in the top of the nation.”   Dickinson High’s Lee, Keck lose in semifinal matches
The North Dakota state wrestling tournament is arranged in such a way that it allows a wrestler the chance to get hot quickly and pull some upsets. Dickinson High senior Jaret Lee suffered one of those very upsets Friday in the semifinals of the Class A individual state tournament at the Fargodome. Third-seeded Creighton Rudolph, a sophomore from Minot, won a 5-2 decision over the No. 2-seeded Lee by wrestling what Dickinson head coach Pete Dobitz called a “perfect match.” “I tip my hat to the Minot kid,” Dobitz said. “He wrestled a perfect match, and he had to. Sometimes a kid gets hot at this tournament and wrestles a perfect match.Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts.Wine fresh off the vine, Dickinson’s first vineyard looks to open in late spring
Western North Dakota doesn’t come to mind as a wine-producing region, and with good reason.The state was the last in the U.S. to federally license a commercial winery, and opened its very first in 2002.More than a decade later, Fluffy Fields Vineyard -- Dickinson’s first and only federally licensed commercial winery -- could soon give visitors a taste of homegrown North Dakota wine.The winery is a brainchild of Dickinson couple Kevin and Deb Kinzel and is being constructed on their property near Sundance Coves, east of the city, with hopes of opening for business sometime in the late spring. Deb Kinzel said her family’s foray into serious winemaking began with a glass carboy -- a jug used for fermenting small batches of wine -- given to her husband.Apex Clean Energy proposes two wind farmsWind turbines have been a topic of conversation in western North Dakota for the past couple of years. Now, Bowman and Williams counties may join the conversation after Apex Clean Energy, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., approached both counties with wind farm proposals.Bowman County already has a 13-turbine wind farm, owned and operated by MDU Resources, which is located on two landowner’s properties. The proposed wind farm, which is currently unnamed, would affect a much larger area, said Dahvi Wilson, Apex director of public affairs.Perry’s bond set at $100,000, Attempted murder suspect shot man in chest with shotgun[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335138","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Zane Levi Perry hung his head after Southwest District Court Judge Rhonda Ehlis set his bond at $100,000 on Friday morning during his initial appearance two days after being charged with the attempted murder of the man whom was living with him.The 29-year-old Perry allegedly shot Michael Vigil, 25, in the chest with a shotgun on Wednesday night at a north Dickinson townhome they occupied.Vigil is recovering at a Bismarck hospital. Stark County State’s Attorney Tom Henning said at the hearing that he had learned Vigil is awake and stable.Ward sheriff charged in death of inmate, Retired captain also accused of failing to provide medical care[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335136","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The death of an inmate whose health deteriorated at the Ward County Jail has prompted criminal charges against the sheriff who said the inmate wasn’t taken for medical care due to “dollars and cents,” court records say.Ward County Sheriff Steven Kukowski and retired captain Michael Nason are each charged with Class A misdemeanor reckless endangerment.Court complaints accuse them of failing to seek medical care for 25-year-old inmate Dustin Irwin of Mandaree, who became so ill in three days at the jail that he could not speak or walk and vomited every few minutes.With impressive resume, Dickinson State Blue Hawks hurdler Jose Chorro out to help team before conference meet[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335135","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The first five hurdles aren’t really his strong suit. But in a 60-meter race, Jose Chorro can finish strong.The Dickinson State junior track and field athlete has already locked himself into a spot in the NAIA indoor national meet for the 60 hurdles - but he’s out to conclude the indoor season on the right foot.Chorro and the Blue Hawks are in Brookings, S.D., today for the North Star Athletic Association Indoor Championships with hopes of qualifying for the national meet.“I’m trying to make to into the top eight of indoor,” Chorro said. “That’s something I’m working for right now. How Dickinson State was before in indoor, I’m trying to bring Dickinson State’s name back in the top of the nation.” Dickinson High’s Lee, Keck lose in semifinal matches[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335134","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The North Dakota state wrestling tournament is arranged in such a way that it allows a wrestler the chance to get hot quickly and pull some upsets. Dickinson High senior Jaret Lee suffered one of those very upsets Friday in the semifinals of the Class A individual state tournament at the Fargodome.Third-seeded Creighton Rudolph, a sophomore from Minot, won a 5-2 decision over the No. 2-seeded Lee by wrestling what Dickinson head coach Pete Dobitz called a “perfect match.”“I tip my hat to the Minot kid,” Dobitz said. “He wrestled a perfect match, and he had to. Sometimes a kid gets hot at this tournament and wrestles a perfect match.Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts.Wine fresh off the vine, Dickinson’s first vineyard looks to open in late spring[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335139","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Western North Dakota doesn’t come to mind as a wine-producing region, and with good reason.The state was the last in the U.S. to federally license a commercial winery, and opened its very first in 2002.More than a decade later, Fluffy Fields Vineyard -- Dickinson’s first and only federally licensed commercial winery -- could soon give visitors a taste of homegrown North Dakota wine.The winery is a brainchild of Dickinson couple Kevin and Deb Kinzel and is being constructed on their property near Sundance Coves, east of the city, with hopes of opening for business sometime in the late spring. Deb Kinzel said her family’s foray into serious winemaking began with a glass carboy -- a jug used for fermenting small batches of wine -- given to her husband.Apex Clean Energy proposes two wind farmsWind turbines have been a topic of conversation in western North Dakota for the past couple of years. Now, Bowman and Williams counties may join the conversation after Apex Clean Energy, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., approached both counties with wind farm proposals.Bowman County already has a 13-turbine wind farm, owned and operated by MDU Resources, which is located on two landowner’s properties. The proposed wind farm, which is currently unnamed, would affect a much larger area, said Dahvi Wilson, Apex director of public affairs.Perry’s bond set at $100,000, Attempted murder suspect shot man in chest with shotgun
Zane Levi Perry hung his head after Southwest District Court Judge Rhonda Ehlis set his bond at $100,000 on Friday morning during his initial appearance two days after being charged with the attempted murder of the man whom was living with him.The 29-year-old Perry allegedly shot Michael Vigil, 25, in the chest with a shotgun on Wednesday night at a north Dickinson townhome they occupied.Vigil is recovering at a Bismarck hospital. Stark County State’s Attorney Tom Henning said at the hearing that he had learned Vigil is awake and stable.Ward sheriff charged in death of inmate, Retired captain also accused of failing to provide medical care[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335136","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The death of an inmate whose health deteriorated at the Ward County Jail has prompted criminal charges against the sheriff who said the inmate wasn’t taken for medical care due to “dollars and cents,” court records say.Ward County Sheriff Steven Kukowski and retired captain Michael Nason are each charged with Class A misdemeanor reckless endangerment.Court complaints accuse them of failing to seek medical care for 25-year-old inmate Dustin Irwin of Mandaree, who became so ill in three days at the jail that he could not speak or walk and vomited every few minutes.With impressive resume, Dickinson State Blue Hawks hurdler Jose Chorro out to help team before conference meet[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335135","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The first five hurdles aren’t really his strong suit. But in a 60-meter race, Jose Chorro can finish strong.The Dickinson State junior track and field athlete has already locked himself into a spot in the NAIA indoor national meet for the 60 hurdles - but he’s out to conclude the indoor season on the right foot.Chorro and the Blue Hawks are in Brookings, S.D., today for the North Star Athletic Association Indoor Championships with hopes of qualifying for the national meet.“I’m trying to make to into the top eight of indoor,” Chorro said. “That’s something I’m working for right now. How Dickinson State was before in indoor, I’m trying to bring Dickinson State’s name back in the top of the nation.” Dickinson High’s Lee, Keck lose in semifinal matches[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335134","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The North Dakota state wrestling tournament is arranged in such a way that it allows a wrestler the chance to get hot quickly and pull some upsets. Dickinson High senior Jaret Lee suffered one of those very upsets Friday in the semifinals of the Class A individual state tournament at the Fargodome.Third-seeded Creighton Rudolph, a sophomore from Minot, won a 5-2 decision over the No. 2-seeded Lee by wrestling what Dickinson head coach Pete Dobitz called a “perfect match.”“I tip my hat to the Minot kid,” Dobitz said. “He wrestled a perfect match, and he had to. Sometimes a kid gets hot at this tournament and wrestles a perfect match.Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts.Wine fresh off the vine, Dickinson’s first vineyard looks to open in late spring[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335139","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Western North Dakota doesn’t come to mind as a wine-producing region, and with good reason.The state was the last in the U.S. to federally license a commercial winery, and opened its very first in 2002.More than a decade later, Fluffy Fields Vineyard -- Dickinson’s first and only federally licensed commercial winery -- could soon give visitors a taste of homegrown North Dakota wine.The winery is a brainchild of Dickinson couple Kevin and Deb Kinzel and is being constructed on their property near Sundance Coves, east of the city, with hopes of opening for business sometime in the late spring. Deb Kinzel said her family’s foray into serious winemaking began with a glass carboy -- a jug used for fermenting small batches of wine -- given to her husband.Apex Clean Energy proposes two wind farmsWind turbines have been a topic of conversation in western North Dakota for the past couple of years. Now, Bowman and Williams counties may join the conversation after Apex Clean Energy, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., approached both counties with wind farm proposals.Bowman County already has a 13-turbine wind farm, owned and operated by MDU Resources, which is located on two landowner’s properties. The proposed wind farm, which is currently unnamed, would affect a much larger area, said Dahvi Wilson, Apex director of public affairs.Perry’s bond set at $100,000, Attempted murder suspect shot man in chest with shotgun[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335138","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Zane Levi Perry hung his head after Southwest District Court Judge Rhonda Ehlis set his bond at $100,000 on Friday morning during his initial appearance two days after being charged with the attempted murder of the man whom was living with him.The 29-year-old Perry allegedly shot Michael Vigil, 25, in the chest with a shotgun on Wednesday night at a north Dickinson townhome they occupied.Vigil is recovering at a Bismarck hospital. Stark County State’s Attorney Tom Henning said at the hearing that he had learned Vigil is awake and stable.Ward sheriff charged in death of inmate, Retired captain also accused of failing to provide medical care
The death of an inmate whose health deteriorated at the Ward County Jail has prompted criminal charges against the sheriff who said the inmate wasn’t taken for medical care due to “dollars and cents,” court records say.Ward County Sheriff Steven Kukowski and retired captain Michael Nason are each charged with Class A misdemeanor reckless endangerment.Court complaints accuse them of failing to seek medical care for 25-year-old inmate Dustin Irwin of Mandaree, who became so ill in three days at the jail that he could not speak or walk and vomited every few minutes.With impressive resume, Dickinson State Blue Hawks hurdler Jose Chorro out to help team before conference meet[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335135","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The first five hurdles aren’t really his strong suit. But in a 60-meter race, Jose Chorro can finish strong.The Dickinson State junior track and field athlete has already locked himself into a spot in the NAIA indoor national meet for the 60 hurdles - but he’s out to conclude the indoor season on the right foot.Chorro and the Blue Hawks are in Brookings, S.D., today for the North Star Athletic Association Indoor Championships with hopes of qualifying for the national meet.“I’m trying to make to into the top eight of indoor,” Chorro said. “That’s something I’m working for right now. How Dickinson State was before in indoor, I’m trying to bring Dickinson State’s name back in the top of the nation.” Dickinson High’s Lee, Keck lose in semifinal matches[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335134","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The North Dakota state wrestling tournament is arranged in such a way that it allows a wrestler the chance to get hot quickly and pull some upsets. Dickinson High senior Jaret Lee suffered one of those very upsets Friday in the semifinals of the Class A individual state tournament at the Fargodome.Third-seeded Creighton Rudolph, a sophomore from Minot, won a 5-2 decision over the No. 2-seeded Lee by wrestling what Dickinson head coach Pete Dobitz called a “perfect match.”“I tip my hat to the Minot kid,” Dobitz said. “He wrestled a perfect match, and he had to. Sometimes a kid gets hot at this tournament and wrestles a perfect match.Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts.Wine fresh off the vine, Dickinson’s first vineyard looks to open in late spring[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335139","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Western North Dakota doesn’t come to mind as a wine-producing region, and with good reason.The state was the last in the U.S. to federally license a commercial winery, and opened its very first in 2002.More than a decade later, Fluffy Fields Vineyard -- Dickinson’s first and only federally licensed commercial winery -- could soon give visitors a taste of homegrown North Dakota wine.The winery is a brainchild of Dickinson couple Kevin and Deb Kinzel and is being constructed on their property near Sundance Coves, east of the city, with hopes of opening for business sometime in the late spring. Deb Kinzel said her family’s foray into serious winemaking began with a glass carboy -- a jug used for fermenting small batches of wine -- given to her husband.Apex Clean Energy proposes two wind farmsWind turbines have been a topic of conversation in western North Dakota for the past couple of years. Now, Bowman and Williams counties may join the conversation after Apex Clean Energy, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., approached both counties with wind farm proposals.Bowman County already has a 13-turbine wind farm, owned and operated by MDU Resources, which is located on two landowner’s properties. The proposed wind farm, which is currently unnamed, would affect a much larger area, said Dahvi Wilson, Apex director of public affairs.Perry’s bond set at $100,000, Attempted murder suspect shot man in chest with shotgun[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335138","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Zane Levi Perry hung his head after Southwest District Court Judge Rhonda Ehlis set his bond at $100,000 on Friday morning during his initial appearance two days after being charged with the attempted murder of the man whom was living with him.The 29-year-old Perry allegedly shot Michael Vigil, 25, in the chest with a shotgun on Wednesday night at a north Dickinson townhome they occupied.Vigil is recovering at a Bismarck hospital. Stark County State’s Attorney Tom Henning said at the hearing that he had learned Vigil is awake and stable.Ward sheriff charged in death of inmate, Retired captain also accused of failing to provide medical care[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335136","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The death of an inmate whose health deteriorated at the Ward County Jail has prompted criminal charges against the sheriff who said the inmate wasn’t taken for medical care due to “dollars and cents,” court records say.Ward County Sheriff Steven Kukowski and retired captain Michael Nason are each charged with Class A misdemeanor reckless endangerment.Court complaints accuse them of failing to seek medical care for 25-year-old inmate Dustin Irwin of Mandaree, who became so ill in three days at the jail that he could not speak or walk and vomited every few minutes.With impressive resume, Dickinson State Blue Hawks hurdler Jose Chorro out to help team before conference meet
The first five hurdles aren’t really his strong suit. But in a 60-meter race, Jose Chorro can finish strong.The Dickinson State junior track and field athlete has already locked himself into a spot in the NAIA indoor national meet for the 60 hurdles - but he’s out to conclude the indoor season on the right foot.Chorro and the Blue Hawks are in Brookings, S.D., today for the North Star Athletic Association Indoor Championships with hopes of qualifying for the national meet.“I’m trying to make to into the top eight of indoor,” Chorro said. “That’s something I’m working for right now. How Dickinson State was before in indoor, I’m trying to bring Dickinson State’s name back in the top of the nation.” Dickinson High’s Lee, Keck lose in semifinal matches[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335134","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The North Dakota state wrestling tournament is arranged in such a way that it allows a wrestler the chance to get hot quickly and pull some upsets. Dickinson High senior Jaret Lee suffered one of those very upsets Friday in the semifinals of the Class A individual state tournament at the Fargodome.Third-seeded Creighton Rudolph, a sophomore from Minot, won a 5-2 decision over the No. 2-seeded Lee by wrestling what Dickinson head coach Pete Dobitz called a “perfect match.”“I tip my hat to the Minot kid,” Dobitz said. “He wrestled a perfect match, and he had to. Sometimes a kid gets hot at this tournament and wrestles a perfect match.Here’s some of our top stories from Saturday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your Press Pass fast? Download our app from the App Store and sign up for our email alerts.Wine fresh off the vine, Dickinson’s first vineyard looks to open in late spring[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335139","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Western North Dakota doesn’t come to mind as a wine-producing region, and with good reason.The state was the last in the U.S. to federally license a commercial winery, and opened its very first in 2002.More than a decade later, Fluffy Fields Vineyard -- Dickinson’s first and only federally licensed commercial winery -- could soon give visitors a taste of homegrown North Dakota wine.The winery is a brainchild of Dickinson couple Kevin and Deb Kinzel and is being constructed on their property near Sundance Coves, east of the city, with hopes of opening for business sometime in the late spring. Deb Kinzel said her family’s foray into serious winemaking began with a glass carboy -- a jug used for fermenting small batches of wine -- given to her husband.Apex Clean Energy proposes two wind farmsWind turbines have been a topic of conversation in western North Dakota for the past couple of years. Now, Bowman and Williams counties may join the conversation after Apex Clean Energy, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., approached both counties with wind farm proposals.Bowman County already has a 13-turbine wind farm, owned and operated by MDU Resources, which is located on two landowner’s properties. The proposed wind farm, which is currently unnamed, would affect a much larger area, said Dahvi Wilson, Apex director of public affairs.Perry’s bond set at $100,000, Attempted murder suspect shot man in chest with shotgun[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335138","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]Zane Levi Perry hung his head after Southwest District Court Judge Rhonda Ehlis set his bond at $100,000 on Friday morning during his initial appearance two days after being charged with the attempted murder of the man whom was living with him.The 29-year-old Perry allegedly shot Michael Vigil, 25, in the chest with a shotgun on Wednesday night at a north Dickinson townhome they occupied.Vigil is recovering at a Bismarck hospital. Stark County State’s Attorney Tom Henning said at the hearing that he had learned Vigil is awake and stable.Ward sheriff charged in death of inmate, Retired captain also accused of failing to provide medical care[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335136","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The death of an inmate whose health deteriorated at the Ward County Jail has prompted criminal charges against the sheriff who said the inmate wasn’t taken for medical care due to “dollars and cents,” court records say.Ward County Sheriff Steven Kukowski and retired captain Michael Nason are each charged with Class A misdemeanor reckless endangerment.Court complaints accuse them of failing to seek medical care for 25-year-old inmate Dustin Irwin of Mandaree, who became so ill in three days at the jail that he could not speak or walk and vomited every few minutes.With impressive resume, Dickinson State Blue Hawks hurdler Jose Chorro out to help team before conference meet[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"2335135","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]The first five hurdles aren’t really his strong suit. But in a 60-meter race, Jose Chorro can finish strong.The Dickinson State junior track and field athlete has already locked himself into a spot in the NAIA indoor national meet for the 60 hurdles - but he’s out to conclude the indoor season on the right foot.Chorro and the Blue Hawks are in Brookings, S.D., today for the North Star Athletic Association Indoor Championships with hopes of qualifying for the national meet.“I’m trying to make to into the top eight of indoor,” Chorro said. “That’s something I’m working for right now. How Dickinson State was before in indoor, I’m trying to bring Dickinson State’s name back in the top of the nation.” Dickinson High’s Lee, Keck lose in semifinal matches
The North Dakota state wrestling tournament is arranged in such a way that it allows a wrestler the chance to get hot quickly and pull some upsets. Dickinson High senior Jaret Lee suffered one of those very upsets Friday in the semifinals of the Class A individual state tournament at the Fargodome.Third-seeded Creighton Rudolph, a sophomore from Minot, won a 5-2 decision over the No. 2-seeded Lee by wrestling what Dickinson head coach Pete Dobitz called a “perfect match.”“I tip my hat to the Minot kid,” Dobitz said. “He wrestled a perfect match, and he had to. Sometimes a kid gets hot at this tournament and wrestles a perfect match.

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