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Stewart's 35 lifts North Dakota past North Dakota St. 71-68

Feb. 22, 2020 10:27 PM EST

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Marlon Stewart had a career-high 35 points as North Dakota narrowly beat North Dakota State 71-68 on Saturday night. Filip Rebraca had 20 points and nine rebounds for North Dakota (13-15, 7-7 Summit League). De'Sean Allen-Eikens added six rebounds. Tyson Ward had 24 points and six...

Bismarck woman sentenced to probation in death of infant son

Feb. 22, 2020 11:33 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A 20-year-old Bismarck woman charged with felony child neglect following the death of her baby has been sentenced to two years of probation. The Bismarck Tribune reports Ashlynn Seymour pleaded guilty Friday. South Central District Judge James Hill sentenced her to five years in...

Morton County Deputy Sheriff David Tomlinson helps students Erica Simpson, 16, left, and Sabrina Doll, 15, make a slushy juice drink during his visit on Jan. 30, 2020 to New Salem High School in New Salem, North Dakota.  (Mike McCleary/The Bismarck Tribune via AP)

'Deputy Tommy' face of Morton County sheriff's new program

Feb. 22, 2020 1:01 AM EST

NEW SALEM, N.D. (AP) — Morton County Deputy Sheriff David Tomlinson stands out in a high school hallway, even more so in a classroom, and at a lunch table full of elementary students he can’t help but be the big man on campus. He’s comfortable in all those places. Tomlinson -- better known as...

Klobuchar heads to Midwest after Nevada caucuses

Feb. 21, 2020 3:38 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Amy Klobuchar is heading to Middle America in a four-state swing as soon as the Nevada caucuses wrap up. Klobuchar has a Saturday evening event in Minneapolis to meet with volunteers. She heads to Fargo, North Dakota, on Sunday morning for an appearance at North Dakota State University....

Bismarck board won't rename Custer Park

Feb. 21, 2020 10:54 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Bismarck Park Board has voted to keep the name of Custer Park, despite efforts to change it because of the eponym's history with Native Americans. Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer fought against Native Americans on the Great Plains in the 1860s and 1870s. Two Bismarck women led...

Suspect in custody for stabbing two people in Bismarck

Feb. 21, 2020 8:03 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Police say a suspect is in custody following an assault in Bismarck that left two people with serious injuries. Sgt. Cody Berger tells KFGO officers responded to a home about 1 a.m. Friday where two people had been stabbed. They were taken to the hospital with serious, but non-life...

Washington Post wins 'Grand Slam' honors at APSE contest

Feb. 20, 2020 3:39 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Washington Post is the lone media group to earn Grand Slam honors in the annual Associated Press Sports Editors’ writing and sections contest that wrapped up this week in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Post, competing in the A Division (83,000 and over circulation), placed...

Minot man who embezzled from employer given 6 months

Feb. 20, 2020 8:44 AM EST

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A Minot man has been sentenced to spend six months behind bars for embezzling nearly $100,000 from his employer, a commercial truck dealer. Ryan Koble pleaded guilty to felony theft and was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison with all but six months suspended. Koble, 40, was a...

FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2020, file photo, Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrives to brief members of the Senate on the details of the threat that prompted the U.S. to kill Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Iraq on Capitol Hill in Washington. When President Donald Trump laments the “craziness” of spending billions of dollars to modernize America's nuclear weapons, he is referring in part to plans for replacing the B-52 bombers and silo-based missiles that stand ready near Minot, N.D. Esper visited Minot on Wednesday, Feb. 19, for a firsthand look.  (AP Photo/ Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Pentagon chief visits nuke base to highlight weapon spending

Feb. 20, 2020 12:05 AM EST

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper used his first-ever visit to a nuclear missile field in frigid North Dakota to tout the Trump administration's multibillion-dollar plan for a top-to-bottom modernization of the nuclear arsenal. The costly project is necessary, he said, to keep...

Shahid guides North Dakota State past South Dakota 77-74

Feb. 19, 2020 11:07 PM EST

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid poured in 27 points to lead North Dakota State to a 77-74 victory over South Dakota on Wednesday night, stretching the Bison winning streak to seven games. Shahid sank 7 of 16 shots, including just 1 of 5 from 3-point range, but he made 12 of 14 free throws for the...