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BISMARCK - A 52-year-old man was arrested after allegedly assaulting the staff at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said Tuesday, April 23. According to the Highway Patrol, a man parked his vehicle outside the west pedestrian doors and when security staff approached. During the altercation, a member of the Heritage Center security team received minor injuries. The team was able to detain him until troopers arrived. The suspect was taken to Sanford Medical Center for evaluation for minor injuries.
North Dakota deer hunters had an overall success rate of 64% during the 2018 deer gun season, the Game and Fish Department announced this week. Based on postseason hunter surveys, 48,717 North Dakota deer hunters killed about 31,350 deer during the 2018 deer gun hunting season, the Game and Fish Department said. Game and Fish offered 55,150 deer gun licenses last year.
RIVER FALLS, Wis. - Neal Broten, a former NHL and 1980 "Miracle on Ice" Olympic hockey player was arrested Sunday, April 21 on suspicion of OWI-third offense in Pierce County, according to jail records. The 59-year-old River Falls resident was taken into custody at 9:24 p.m. Citations filed in Pierce County Traffic Court include possessing open intoxicants in a motor vehicle and fail to stop at stop sign. He was released from jail at 8:47 a.m. April 22.
BISMARCK — Legislation signed by North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum will help lower health insurance costs, Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread said Monday, April 22. House Bill 1106 proposes to create a process in which enrollees remain in the individual market with their current plan and carrier, while a portion of their claims are reimbursed by a "reinsurance pool," according to a news release. The pool would be funded by federal funds and assessments imposed on insurance companies on the state's market.
GRAND FORKS - The popularity of clay target shooting continues to grow at the high school level, and 26,678 Minnesota student athletes representing 1,042 high school teams and 1,696 North Dakota students from 63 high schools are participating this spring in league programs, officials say. The leagues are affiliated with the USA High School Clay Target League , the largest high school clay target shooting program in the nation, with more than 32,000 students participating during the 2018-19 school year.
MANDAN, N.D. -- A 22-year-old Mandan woman accused of fleeing authorities in a vehicle with a 1-year-old in an unsecured car seat crashed into another vehicle Friday morning on Interstate 94. Around 8:50 a.m. April 19, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said it began a pursuit after the 2003 Hyundai SUV was speeding at the end of a construction zone westbound on Interstate 94 Expressway. The trooper pursued the vehicle, driven by Raven Harrison, onto I-94 with speeds reaching 90 mph, the Highway Patrol said.
GRAND FORKS — A Grand Forks woman pleaded guilty Thursday morning, April 18, to a kidnapping charge that spurred an Amber Alert in August. The Amber Alert was issued Aug. 2 after 21-year-old Jasmine Sophia Davis fled from the Grand Forks County Social Services Office with her 18-month-old daughter, Jaylee Azure.
If you applied for a North Dakota elk or moose license, the waiting is over. The Game and Fish Department on Thursday, April 18, said it has completed its moose and elk lotteries, and individual results are available by clicking the My Account tab on the department’s website at www.gf.nd.gov . A total of 15,516 applications were received for bighorn sheep, 19,290 for elk and 22,456 for moose.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr held a press conference regarding the release of the long-awaited Mueller report Thursday morning, April 18. Watch the full video below.
BISMARCK — Four cases of salmonella in North Dakota are likely linked to frozen raw ground tuna, the state department of health announced in a news release Wednesday, April 17. The cases are part of a national outbreak in which 13 cases have been identified across seven states. Two cases have resulted in hospitalizations, but no deaths have been reported. Illnesses were reported between Jan. 8 and March 20.