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Shooter wounds 2 at Fargo restaurant, later kills himself

May. 18, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A convicted felon shot and wounded a 21-year-old woman and her 8-month-old child in an altercation that began Wednesday afternoon inside a crowded restaurant in south Fargo, police said. The suspect later killed himself. The shooting took place at Plaza Azteca...

Hepola names school administrator Uselman as running mate

May. 17, 2022 12:32 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former broadcaster Cory Hepola, who's running for governor with the upstart Forward Party of Minnesota, named school administrator Tamara Uselman as his running mate Tuesday. Uselman, who lives in Pelican Rapids, is director of equity and inclusion for Fargo...

Frail North Dakota dam 'not out of the woods' from flooding

May. 09, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

CAVALIER, N.D. (AP) — An engineer heading planned reconstruction of an aging dam in northeastern North Dakota warned the state's governor Monday that upcoming rainfall could add pressure to the earthen structure already weakened by flooding. Zach Hermann, of Fargo-based Houston...

Running an abortion clinic while waiting for court decision

May. 09, 2022 15:12 PM EDT

The people who run America’s abortion clinics agree: There’s no job like it. There are the clients -- so many of them desperate, in need, grateful. There are the abortion opponents -- passionate, relentless, often furious. And hovering over it all are legal challenges, and the...

Live updates | LA abortion rights protest turns violent

May. 04, 2022 01:21 AM EDT

A Los Angeles protest over the leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion that would throw out Roe v. Wade briefly turned into a skirmish with police, who say one officer was injured. A citywide police tactical alert was declared after a Tuesday night confrontation near downtown's...

Overturning Roe would outlaw abortion in North Dakota

May. 03, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota has been poised for years to outlaw abortions if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns its landmark 1973 ruling that legalized the procedure. A 2007 state law makes it a felony to perform an abortion unless necessary to prevent the woman’s death or...

North Dakota's acting U.S. attorney appointed district judge

Apr. 28, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's interim U.S. attorney was named Thursday as a state judge in the Fargo-area district. Longtime federal prosecutor Nick Chase is taking over for retiring Judge Thomas Olson in the East Central Judicial District, which serves Cass. Steele and Trail...

Air ambulance makes emergency landing after striking bird

Apr. 27, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The pilot of an air ambulance transporting a patient from Fargo Wednesday executed a successful emergency landing after the plane collided with a bird on takeoff, authorities said. Sanford AirMed Director Tim Meyer said there were no injuries from the incident...

N Dakota St still waits for home game after 36 in a row away

Apr. 25, 2022 21:55 PM EDT

Spending the first month of the season or so on the road is part of the deal for cold-weather programs like North Dakota State. The Bison, however, have never experienced anything like this. NDSU has played its first 36 games on the road or at neutral sites because of an unusually...

North Dakota Democrats short of candidates for Legislature

Apr. 14, 2022 13:00 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Democrats lack candidates for 15 state House seats and three seats in the state Senate, and Republicans have been unable to recruit candidates for a House seat and Senate seat in the state’s biggest city of Fargo, secretary of state filings show. ...