Staff reports

What does "Staff Reports" mean?

Our newsroom occasionally reports stories under a byline of "staff." Often, the "staff" byline is used when rewriting basic news briefs that originate from official sources, such as a city press release about a road closure, and which require little or no reporting. At times, this byline is used when a news story includes numerous authors or when the story is formed by aggregating previously reported news from various sources. If outside sources are used, it is noted within the story.

“Our farmers and ranchers need access to reliable rail service, and these ongoing transportation disruptions create a real problem for both producers and consumers,” Hoeven said.
Ahmed Abdullahi pleaded guilty to murder, unlawful possession of a firearm and theft of a firearm in a change of plea hearing in Grand Forks County on Wednesday morning, June 1.
Dakota Bee, 32, of Bismarck was charged with resisting arrest, trespassing, and disorderly conduct. Bee was booked into the Burleigh Morton Detention Center.
The driver of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to CHI St. Alexius Hospital in Williston, where he was pronounced dead. The pickup driver was not injured.
Motorcycle was trailing the crop sprayer and struck it from behind in southwest North Dakota
Driver suspected of rear-ending motorcycle in Richland County fled scene on foot, according to North Dakota Highway Patrol.
The unnamed 67-year-old driver from Sparks, Nevada, fell asleep while driving westbound near mile marker 272 in Barnes County, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
Hanson, who will be a senior this fall at UND, is studying public affairs and marketing, according to a news release from Burgum’s office.
In a news release, police said officers were dispatched around 6 p.m. Saturday to the area around the pedestrian bridge near the north boat landing for a report of a "deceased person caught in a log jam."