Latest Bismarck News

Health officials confirm 152 new coronavirus cases in ND

Nov. 29, 2021 13:07 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The number of people who have died in November after contracting the coronavirus is a sharp contrast to the same month last year, new data from health officials showed. The North Dakota Department of Health said Monday 85 people have died so far...

North Dakota medical board disciplines 11 doctors this year

Nov. 24, 2021 16:22 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The state Board of Medicine brought 11 formal disciplinary actions against North Dakota doctors this year, including three sanctions that resulted in physicians losing their license to practice in the state, the watchdog panel reported Wednesday. ...

Photo firm ordered to preserve websites; owes $25K in rent

Nov. 20, 2021 10:37 AM EST

BISMARCK,N.D. (AP) — A judge has ordered Glasser Images to preserve its websites as the North Dakota Attorney General’s Office investigates the abrupt closure of the Bismarck photography studio last month. The Bismarck Tribune reports the business also is facing a...

Supreme Court rejects petition to alter parole eligibility

Nov. 19, 2021 11:43 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Supreme Court has rejected a petition by a Bismarck man convicted of killing his wife to alter the parole eligibility dates of his life sentence. Russell Craig, 58, was sentenced to life after pleading guilty in the fatal stabbing...

State senator won't seek another term; cites divisiveness

Nov. 18, 2021 15:42 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Bismarck’s only Democrat in the Legislature won’t run for re-election next year. Sen. Erin Oban announced Thursday she won’t be seeking a third term, citing the divisive nature of current politics. The Bismarck Tribune...

North Dakota tax commissioner resigns after hotel incident

Nov. 16, 2021 16:45 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger announced Tuesday he will resign, one day after he was jailed after allegedly passing out drunk in a hotel room that wasn’t his. In an email to Gov. Doug Burgum obtained by The Associated Press,...

Former guard pleads not guilty to smuggling contraband

Nov. 16, 2021 12:01 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A former guard at the North Dakota State Penitentiary in Bismarck will go to trial in March after he accused of sneaking drugs and electronics to an inmate in the prison in exchange for money. Matthew Taylor, of Mandan, on Monday waived his...

Police: North Dakota tax commissioner taken to jail to detox

Nov. 15, 2021 19:24 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger was jailed for detoxification Monday after Bismarck police responded to a disturbance at a local hotel and found that Rauschenberger was too drunk to take care of himself, authorities said. ...

Bismarck man pleads not guilty to abusing infant son

Nov. 15, 2021 13:24 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Bismarck man accused of physically abusing his infant son has pleaded not guilty to felony charges. Jaydenle Bushard, 22, waived his right to a preliminary hearing in court Monday and entered the pleas to three counts of felony child abuse. ...

Pipeline would store carbon dioxide emissions from ethanol

Nov. 15, 2021 01:06 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A pipeline aiming to pick up carbon dioxide produced by ethanol plants across the Midwest is slated to inject the gas underground in Oliver and Mercer counties, and discussion surrounding the project is heating up. The Midwest Carbon Express...