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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...

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...

Iowa wants expert review of Dakota Access Pipeline expansion

Jan. 21, 2020 2:35 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Iowa regulators want owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline to provide expert analysis to back up the company’s claim that doubling the line’s capacity won't increase the likelihood of a spill, a requirement their counterparts in North Dakota haven't imposed. Texas-based...

Ward guides North Dakota State past North Dakota 83-74

Jan. 19, 2020 4:30 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Tyson Ward scored a season-high 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to power North Dakota State to an 83-74 victory over North Dakota on Sunday. Ward hit half of his 22 shots in picking up his third double-double of the season for the Bison (13-6, 4-1 Summit League). Vinnie Shahid hit all...

A blizzard packing winds of 50 mph or more reduced visibility to near zero at the intersections of Interstate 94 and Interstate 29 in Fargo, N.D., on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Interstate 94 was shut down from Fargo to Bismarck, N.D., and Interstate 29 was closed from Grand Forks, N.D., to Sioux Falls, S.D. No travel was advised on secondary roads in states within the blizzard warning, which included parts of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa. (Jim Monk/KFGO Radio, Fargo via AP)

Winter storm brings heavy snow, ice to Midwest, Northeast

Jan. 18, 2020 6:00 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm that brought snow and sleet to the Midwest and Plains created travel headaches Saturday after airlines canceled flights and officials shut down major roads. The storm system began moving through the Plains and Midwest on Friday, leading to trouble at airports in Chicago and...

North Dakota Gov. Burgum pardons 16 low-level pot offenders

Jan. 17, 2020 3:26 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum announced Friday that he has pardoned 16 people convicted of low-level marijuana crimes, the first wave in what may be thousands under a new policy the first-term Republican said gives former offenders a second chance. The policy adopted last year allows...

This undated photo provided by the Cass County, N.D., Jail shows Amber Barrett, who has been charged with felony child neglect after she was accused of leaving six children with the body of an acquaintance who overdosed. Barrett also is charged with a misdemeanor count of failing to report a death. Documents filed in Cass County District Court say police were called on Nov. 16, 2019, to a home on a report of an unresponsive man.(Cass County Jail via AP)

North Dakota woman charged with leaving 6 kids with dead man

Jan. 17, 2020 12:22 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota woman has been charged with felony child neglect after she was accused of leaving six children with the body of an acquaintance who overdosed. Amber Barrett of Fargo also is charged with a misdemeanor count of failing to report a death. Documents filed in Cass County...

No. 25 South Dakota women beat North Dakota State 80-36

Jan. 16, 2020 10:09 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Ciara Duffy scored 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds to help No. 25 South Dakota beat North Dakota 80-36 on Thursday night. Monica Arens added 18 points, making all seven of her shots including four 3-pointers. Hannah Sjerven chipped in 14 points. South Dakota...

Shahid, Ward help North Dakota St. beat South Dakota 72-70

Jan. 16, 2020 12:26 AM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid had 21 points and Tyson Ward made a layup with 1.4 seconds to play to help North Dakota State beat South Dakota 72-70 on Wednesday night. Ward finished with 14 points - 11 in the second half - and five assists. Tyree Eady had a career-high 18 points for North Dakota State...