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Jamestown search and rescue dog hit by vehicle, will be OK

Sep. 15, 2019 4:56 PM EDT

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Jamestown's fire chief says a city search and rescue dog will be OK after being hit by a vehicle. Fire Chief Jim Reuther (REW'-thur) is Chloe's handler. Reuther tells NewsDakota he opened the door Friday night and the dog took off. Reuther says the dog returned shortly afterward and...

Electronic pulltabs' popularity soars in North Dakota

Sep. 15, 2019 10:51 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakotans poured more than $410.5 million into electronic pulltabs in the first nine months after launch, creating a boom for charities and the state treasury but stirring concern about problem gambling and the impact on American Indian casinos. The Las Vegas-style games approved...

Morrison's fumble recovery seals North Dakota's 27-23 win

Sep. 14, 2019 8:47 PM EDT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Noah Larson forced a fumble recovered by Jalen Morrison as North Dakota halted a Sam Houston State drive late in the game to preserve a 27-23 victory on Saturday afternoon. The Bearkats, trailing by four, drove to North Dakota's 10 with 1:06 remaining in the game. Larson then...

Lance leads North Dakota State past Delaware 47-22

Sep. 14, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Redshirt freshman quarterback Trey Lance threw three touchdown passes and Kobe Johnson rushed for 101 yards and a score as North Dakota State, ranked No. 1 in the FCS coaches' poll, cruised past No. 18 Delaware 47-22 on Saturday. Lance completed 18 of 23 passes for 195 yards and has...

Over 14 years, Fargo gardens grow community

Sep. 14, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Simeon Bakunda's first gardening season in Fargo was memorable — mostly for how it ended. It was 2010, and he had been in North Dakota a few months, and spent the summer working with Nola Storm and her Growing Together project, the community garden she helped start in 2005,...

Unloaded handgun found on Fargo North High School student

Sep. 13, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Police are investigating the discovery of a handgun that was being carried by a student at Fargo North High School. KFGO radio reports that a teacher originally suspected the student of being under the influence of marijuana. No drugs were found during a search, but officials say the...

Ruling lets North Dakota group nix partner for soybean plant

Sep. 13, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The Spiritwood Energy Park Association says it will be looking for another business partner to build a $287 million soybean processing plant in North Dkoata after a judge's ruling gave the group a path to end its contract with the North Dakota Soybean Processors. The soybean group filed...

Father could change plea in crash that killed son

Sep. 13, 2019 8:27 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Fargo father charged with driving drunk and causing a crash that killed one of his young sons and critically injured another is expected to change his plea. Thirty-one-year-old Christopher Devine has entered not guilty pleas to criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular injury...

New ethics panel chooses leaders, sets monthly meetings

Sep. 12, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A newly formed panel for North Dakota's voter-approved ethics commission chose its top two officers and set monthly meetings through next spring. The five-member panel on Thursday chose retired district judge Ron Goodman as chairman. Cynthia Lindquist, president of Cankdeska Cikana...

Destructive weed found in seventh North Dakota county

Sep. 12, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The presence of a weed that researchers say can drastically reduce crop yields has been confirmed in a seventh North Dakota county, according to a state agency. The state Department of Agriculture said Wednesday it found a Palmer amaranth plant in Emmons County, south of the state,...