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State museum brings 140-year-old portrait back to life

Jan. 29, 2022 01:03 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A 140-year-old portrait of a prominent Bismarck woman and great-grandmother of Gov. Doug Burgum has been restored and is back at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum in Bismarck. The oil portrait of Linda Slaughter was gifted to the museum in...

Wayne Stenehjem, North Dakota's longest-serving AG, dies

Jan. 28, 2022 22:00 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, a former legislator and the state's longest-serving attorney general, died at age 68, his office announced Friday, just hours after he was taken to a hospital. Stenehjem died about 6:20 p.m. at a Bismarck...

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has died at age 68, his office says

Jan. 28, 2022 20:55 PM EST
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has died at age 68, his office says.

Federal judge dismisses indoor RV park licensing lawsuit

Jan. 28, 2022 17:46 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit alleging state officials blocked an indoor recreational vehicle park in Watford City from operating. The Bismarck Tribune reported Thursday that U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland dismissed ND Indoor RV Park's case...

North Dakota man gets 5 years for shooting man in the face

Jan. 28, 2022 16:48 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A North Dakota man accused of shooting a St. Paul man in the face this past fall has been sentenced to five years in custody. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reported that Ramsey County Judge Reynaldo Aligada Jr. sentenced 46-year-old Eddie Lee Washington of...

Pat Bertagnolli named new Job Service North Dakota chief

Jan. 28, 2022 12:43 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum on Friday appointed Pat Bertagnolli of Watford City to serve as executive director of Job Service North Dakota. Burgum cited his background in workforce recruitment in both the public and private sectors, and his service on the state’s...

Gov. Doug Burgum aware of data center developer's dark past

Jan. 28, 2022 11:35 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum was aware of the troubled past of a businessman involved in the construction of a $1.9 billion data center in northwestern North Dakota, a spokesman said Friday. Montana-based FX Solutions President Richard Tabish was convicted and then...

Wilson propels South Dakota State past North Dakota 96-61

Jan. 28, 2022 01:36 AM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Douglas Wilson scored 23 points to lead five players in double figures and South Dakota State rolled to a 96-61 victory over North Dakota on Thursday night. Baylor Scheierman had 13 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Jackrabbits (18-4, 9-0 Summit...

Wilson carries South Dakota State past North Dakota 96-61

Jan. 27, 2022 22:19 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Douglas Wilson had 23 points as South Dakota State won its ninth consecutive game, routing North Dakota 96-61 on Thursday night. Baylor Scheierman and Luke Appel each had 13 points for South Dakota State (18-4, 9-0 Summit League). Zeke Mayo had 11 points and...

Migrants in human smuggling case facing deportation hearings

Jan. 27, 2022 16:57 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Seven Indian nationals accused of illegally entering the United States in an alleged human smuggling case that left four dead have been released pending deportation hearings in front of an immigration judge, federal authorities said Thursday. Six of the migrants...