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Train derails in rural North Dakota and spills chemicals

Mar. 27, 2023 20:35 PM EDT

WYNDMERE, N.D. (AP) — A Canadian Pacific train derailed in rural North Dakota Sunday night and spilled hazardous materials. But local authorities and the railroad said there is no threat to public safety. There were no injuries and no fire associated with the derailment, which...

North Dakota House passes school gender pronoun prohibition

Mar. 22, 2023 20:09 PM EDT

Public schools and state agencies in North Dakota would be prohibited from referring to students and employees by any pronouns that don't reflect the sex assigned to them at birth, under a bill approved by the legislature. The House approved the bill 60-32 on Wednesday. It passed...

North Dakota Senate advances tax breaks for fracking

Mar. 20, 2023 18:41 PM EDT

The North Dakota Senate passed a bill Monday that would give tax incentives to oil companies for “restimulating” old oil wells in the state through hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking. Fracking involves injecting high-pressure water deep underground to extract oil or gas...

US prosecutors no longer seeking death for man convicted in college student Dru Sjodin's 2003 kidnapping, killing

Mar. 14, 2023 12:42 PM EDT
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — US prosecutors no longer seeking death for man convicted in college student Dru Sjodin's 2003 kidnapping, killing.

North Dakota moves to curb trans identity in data, minors

Feb. 17, 2023 18:51 PM EST

The North Dakota House passed gender-related bills Friday that would omit transgender identity from state data collection and criminalize health care providers who give gender-affirming care to minors. The bills still need to go through the Senate and governor to become law. ...

Minnesota man gets life for deadly North Dakota shooting

Feb. 06, 2023 18:19 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Minnesota man was sentenced Monday to life in prison after he pleaded guilty to three counts of murder in the deaths of two co-workers and their unborn child at a North Dakota factory. A judge sentenced Anthony Reese Jr. to life in prison without the...

North Dakota woman charged in baby's death at daycare

Jan. 30, 2023 18:59 PM EST

CARRINGTON, N.D. (AP) — A 48-year-old woman was charged Monday with murder in the death of a 5-month-old boy at her unlicensed daycare in western North Dakota. The Foster County State Attorney’s office said Patricia Wick, of Carrington, was also charged with child abuse involving...