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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2020, file photo, Dr. Deborah Birx, White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator, left, walks with North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum after holding a roundtable discussion with state and local government and medical leaders on the campus of Bismarck State College, in Bismarck, N.D. With coronavirus cases soaring in North Dakota, Burgum has allowed the state's beleaguered hospitals to use infected but asymptomatic doctors and nurse to treat COVID-19 patients. (Mike McCleary/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)

North Dakota nurses worry about working with sick colleagues

Nov. 15, 2020 2:32 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Like many medical workers around the world, Fargo emergency room nurse Adam Johnston can’t escape the grim reality of the coronavirus pandemic. It follows him everywhere: at work, where people die every shift; at the grocery store, where people rail against his city's mask...

This undated photo provided by the Fargo Police Department shows Nathanael Benton. Police said Benton is suspected in a shooting that left two officers wounded in Delafield, Wisc., early Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. Benton is wanted for attempted murder in North Dakota and remains at large.  (Fargo Police Department via AP)

Police: Suspect arrested in wounding of 2 Wisconsin officers

Nov. 6, 2020 1:24 PM EST

DELAFIELD, Wis. (AP) — A man suspected of wounding two police officers in a shooting in Wisconsin on Friday and who is wanted in North Dakota for attempted murder has been arrested following a large-scale manhunt, police said. Delafield Police Chief Erik Kehl said the man was arrested without resistance in...

Backers get needed funds for North Dakota Roosevelt library

Oct. 27, 2020 6:01 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's governor, Microsoft, a Walmart heir, and a Fargo media mogul are among the major financial backers of a proposed presidential library for Theodore Roosevelt in the state's western Badlands where he hunted, ranched and lived a cowboy life before becoming the 26th U.S....

FILE - In this April 10, 2020, file photo, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum speaks at the state Capitol in Bismarck, N.D. A Bismarck marketing agency is rolling out a campaign meant to help stem the tide of rising COVID-19 cases in central North Dakota, and it comes at a time when the state leads the nation in cases per capita. Agency MABU was hired by a governor's task force in Burleigh and Morton counties that is nearly six weeks into its effort and frustrated by the lack of progress in the state's virus hotspot. (Mike McCleary/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)

North Dakota tries ad campaign, not mask rule, to stem virus

Sep. 30, 2020 12:38 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — COVID-19 can't hurt me because I'm young and healthy. I'm so over it. Nobody tells me what to do. Executives at a Bismarck marketing agency hired to help stem the tide of rising virus cases in central North Dakota say that's the mindset facing them with their campaign in the hot spot of...