Latest North Dakota News

Officials promoting flood insurance in Red River Valley

Jan. 24, 2020 10:10 AM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Officials in North Dakota say it's time for property owners in flood-prone areas of the Red River Valley to think about buying flood insurance. The state Water Commission has scheduled flood preparation meetings next week in Fargo, Grand Forks and Jamestown that will focus on insuring...

Bismarck man accused of kidnapping, terrorizing

Jan. 24, 2020 7:56 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Bismarck man is accused of forcing his way into an apartment, holding another man at gunpoint and firing several shots. The Bismarck Tribune reports 39-year-old Christopher Williams is charged with kidnapping, terrorizing and reckless endangerment. Police say the incident early...

Walter, Stewart lead North Dakota past Denver 78-71

Jan. 23, 2020 10:52 PM EST

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Kienan Walter had a career-high 25 points and Marlon Stewart added 19 points, seven rebounds and seven assists as North Dakota topped Denver 78-71 on Thursday night. De'Sean Allen-Eikens added 13 points and Billy Brown scored 10 for North Dakota (9-12, 3-4 Summit League), which...

115 displaced by North Dakota nursing home fire; no injuries

Jan. 23, 2020 8:25 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A fire burned through the roof of a Fargo nursing home on Thursday, forcing the evacuation of about 115 residents, authorities said. No injures were reported. Some residents of a south side Fargo nursing home were moved to an adjoining chapel Thursday afternoon while fire crews battled a...

Judge dismisses final charge against man in pipeline protest

Jan. 23, 2020 7:18 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A judge in North Dakota has dismissed the remaining charge against a South Dakota man who prosecutors alleged was part of the 2016 riot at the Dakota Access pipeline construction site. The prosecutor and defense attorney requested that the misdemeanor charge of engaging in a riot be...

North Dakota signals no new conditions on pipeline expansion

Jan. 23, 2020 2:10 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota regulators signaled Thursday that the state would not impose conditions beyond those required by the federal government on a proposal to double the capacity of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Zachary Pelham, an attorney for the three-member, all-Republican North Dakota Public...

Sheriff: Meth bust is largest ever in Grant County

Jan. 23, 2020 11:12 AM EST

CARSON, N.D. (AP) — A Carson man is in custody after Grant County authorities say they intercepted a package with 5 pounds of methamphetamine, an amount they say is the largest seizure in the county. “Nothing has ever come close,” said Sheriff John Foss. The meth has a street value of about...

South Dakota State edges North Dakota State 78-73

Jan. 22, 2020 10:39 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Matt Dentlinger scored 21 points as South Dakota State won its 12th straight home game, narrowly defeating North Dakota State 78-73 on Wednesday night. Douglas Wilson added 20 points for the Jackrabbits. Dentlinger shot 10 for 13 from the field. Alex Arians had 14 points, 11 rebounds...

Man arrested for assaulting woman, fleeing from police

Jan. 22, 2020 11:54 AM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Police say they've arrested a man who violently assaulted a woman and fled from officers in Fargo. Authorities say an officer approached a vehicle he had stopped for a traffic violation when a male passenger started beating the female driver, pinned her down and got behind the wheel...

Chronic wasting disease cases on the rise in North Dakota

Jan. 22, 2020 10:44 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Cases of chronic wasting disease are growing significantly in North Dakota's deer herd with eight additional cases discovered after the fall deer hunt, wildlife officials said. The state Game and Fish Department said that brings the number of confirmed cases in hunted deer to 24 since...