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North Dakota Supreme Court says injunction blocking abortion ban will stay in place while clinic's lawsuit proceeds

Mar. 16, 2023 11:59 AM EDT
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Supreme Court says injunction blocking abortion ban will stay in place while clinic's lawsuit proceeds.

Winter storm shuts down interstates, blamed in fatal wreck

Mar. 11, 2023 11:44 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A late-winter blizzard settled over the upper Midwest on Saturday, shutting down roads and adding to one of the snowiest seasons in recent decades. Bismarck, North Dakota, received nearly 6 inches of snow from Friday night into Saturday morning, and more was...

Bismarck woman sentenced in love triangle killing of husband

Feb. 17, 2023 17:29 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Bismarck woman was sentenced Friday to life in prison with a chance of parole for plotting with another man to kill her husband to collect life insurance payments. Nikki Entzel, 41, was convicted in October of killing her husband, Chad Entzel, 42, on Jan....

MDU Resources: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 09, 2023 08:46 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — MDU Resources Group Inc. (MDU) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $117.1 million. The Bismarck, North Dakota-based company said it had profit of 57 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 61...

Jamestown students disciplined for racist taunts at game

Feb. 03, 2023 13:53 PM EST

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — The Jamestown School District has disciplined some students after monkey noises and war whooping were aimed at basketball players from Bismarck during a game this week. Jamestown Superintendent Robert Lech said in a statement that “a handful” of middle...

Judges vacates woman's sentence in baby's neglect death

Feb. 02, 2023 16:06 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Bismarck woman sentenced to prison after the death of her 3-week-old baby will receive a new trial after a judge found her attorney gave her improper advice when persuading her to plead guilty. District Court Judge Daniel Borgen on Tuesday vacated the...

Bill to criminalize drag shows advances in North Dakota

Jan. 26, 2023 19:17 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would make it a crime to perform drag shows and cabaret performances in the presence of children or in public places. The House voted 79-13 to advance the bill to the Senate when the...

Two legislators recovering from injuries suffered in falls

Jan. 05, 2023 10:03 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two North Dakota legislators are recovering from injuries suffered in falls. Senate Minority Leader Kathy Hogan suffered a cracked kneecap and mild concussion Tuesday when she tripped and hit her head while leaving the Capitol building, the Bismarck Tribune...

Oil tycoon is donating $50M to Theodore Roosevelt library

Jan. 03, 2023 17:19 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Oil industry giant Harold Hamm will contribute $50 million to the planned Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in North Dakota, Gov. Doug Burgum said Tuesday. The governor announced Hamm’s donation in his State of the State address to the Legislature, the...

Bismarck man hits moose with pickup truck

Dec. 30, 2022 11:41 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Bismarck man escaped serious injury after he struck a moose with his truck. Steve Fleckenstein, 50, was heading home from work at the Falkirk Mine around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday when he hit the bull moose on U.S. Highway 83 between Baldwin and Wilton, the...