Tag archive for ‘North Dakota’
By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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North Dakota crime rate drop; illegal drug use spikes

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says North Dakota's crime rate per capita last year dropped 0.5 percent from 2015, despite a spike in the number of drug arrests. The data from the annual crime More...

By admin On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Legal showdown set in 4-year-old Red River diversion dispute

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A legal battle by North Dakota and Minnesota residents opposed to a Red River diversion project in the Fargo area has lasted nearly four years and resulted in nearly 500 court documents, with More...

By admin On Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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North Dakota oil refiner seeks to create new diesel fuel

DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) - A crude oil refiner in North Dakota is studying the possibility of turning vegetable oil into fuel. Tesoro Refinery is planning to implement an 8,000-barrel-per-day diesel hydrotreater to More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Crop production forecast to plummet in dry North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Crop production in drought-stricken North Dakota is forecast to be down dramatically this year. The Agriculture Department estimates the state's staple spring wheat crop will total 196 million More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Trump approves flood disaster declaration for North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - President Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for parts of North Dakota hit by spring flooding. Trump on Wednesday ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal and local recovery More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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National grassland wildfire now 40 percent contained

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A large wildfire burning in the Little Missouri National Grassland of western North Dakota is now 40 percent contained. Nearly 100 firefighters are battling the Magpie Fire, which started Saturday More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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Hiker survives vicious bison attack

WATFORD CITY, N.D. — An Alaska man is recovering after being attacked by a bison while hiking in western North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Park official Eileen Andes said the 65-year-old hiker More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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Lightning strikes saltwater disposal well in North Dakota

GRASSY BUTTE, N.D. (AP) - Officials say a lightning strike caused a contained release of thousands of gallons of oil at a saltwater disposal well in western North Dakota. The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division says More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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More crews on site of large wildfire on national grassland

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - More federal firefighters have arrived on the scene of a large wildfire in the Little Missouri National Grassland of western North Dakota. A U.S. Forest Service team from Idaho is now on site More...

By admin On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Man accused of robbing North Dakota bank asks to change plea

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A man accused of holding up a small-town North Dakota bank at gunpoint has filed a change of plea notice in federal court. Authorities say 58-year-old Jay Barker robbed the Citizens Community More...