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Booking photos made Jan. 25, 2020 and provided by the Stutsman County (N.D.) Correctional Center show Jamey Cleasby, left, and his sister Jessica Cleasby. Authorities in North Dakota arrested Jamey Cleasby, left, and his sister Jessica Cleasby, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2020, wanted in Wisconsin for allegedly kidnapping the woman's toddler son. The two were arrested Sayurday at a motel in Cooperstown in eastern North Dakota, Griggs County Sheriff Wesley Straight said Sunday.  (Stutsman County (N.D.) Correctional Center via AP)

Sheriff: Woman, brother arrested in ND with missing toddler

Jan. 26, 2020 3:15 PM EST

COOPERSTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Authorities in North Dakota have arrested a woman and her brother wanted in Wisconsin for allegedly kidnapping the woman's toddler son. Jessica Cleasby, 34, and Jamey Cleasby, 52, were arrested without incident Saturday night after their vehicle was found at a motel in Cooperstown...

Bismarck man accused of making threats if he got bad haircut

Jan. 26, 2020 12:11 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota man is accused of terrorizing after he allegedly threatened a woman if she gave him a bad haircut. Michael McKenzie, 25, of Bismarck was arrested Thursday, Police Lt. Luke Gardiner said. McKenzie allegedly told a Great Clips employee on Wednesday that he'd kill her if...

Stewart's double-double helps N. Dakota past W. Illinois

Jan. 25, 2020 10:04 PM EST

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Marlon Stewart scored 23 points with 10 rebounds and six assists and Filip Rebraca scored 22 and North Dakota beat Western Illinois 83-77 on Saturday. De'Sean Allen-Eikens scored 17 and Kienan Walter 15 for North Dakota (10-12, 4-4 Summit League). North Dakota led 35-32 at halftime...

Shahid shoots North Dakota State past Denver 82-70

Jan. 25, 2020 8:05 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid poured in 29 points, one off his season high, and North Dakota State breezed to an 82-70 victory over Denver on Saturday. Shahid buried 8 of 11 shots from the floor, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range, and made 10 of 12 free throws for the Bison (14-7, 5-2 Summit League)....

3 North Dakota counties to try digital land posting project

Jan. 25, 2020 12:37 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Landowners in three North Dakota counties will soon be able to use a mobile app or go online to electronically post land that's open for hunting, as part of a pilot project. Ramsey, Richland and Slope counties were named as project participants by the Legislature's interim Natural...

‘Four Hours of Fury’ book includes Minot WWII veteran

Jan. 25, 2020 1:01 AM EST

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — World War II veteran Lynn Aas of Minot is among those featured in a recently released book about the war’s largest airborne invasion and the final push into Nazi Germany. “Four Hours of Fury” was written by James M. Fenelon and released in 2019. It is one of two...

FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, volunteers help fill, tie and stack sandbags in Fargo, N.D., as the city prepares for major flooding. Officials in North Dakota say it's time for property owners in flood-prone areas of the Red River Valley to think about buying flood insurance.  Flood preparation meetings with state and federal officials are scheduled next week in Fargo, Grand Forks and Jamestown (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack File)

Officials promoting flood insurance in Red River Valley

Jan. 24, 2020 3:48 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Officials in North Dakota say it's time for property owners in flood-prone areas of the Red River Valley to think about buying flood insurance. The push comes as early signs suggest a heightened risk of flooding this spring. The Red River Basin in eastern North Dakota has seen record...

1984 North Dakota diesel spill cleanup is finally completed

Jan. 24, 2020 2:11 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A massive 1984 diesel spill in Mandan, North Dakota, has finally been cleaned up. State officials said the cleanup at a rail yard in downtown Mandan was complicated because of limited access to the affected area, the Bismarck Tribune reported. Workers collected about 770,000 gallons...

Bismarck man accused of kidnapping, terrorizing

Jan. 24, 2020 7:56 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Bismarck man is accused of forcing his way into an apartment, holding another man at gunpoint and firing several shots. The Bismarck Tribune reports 39-year-old Christopher Williams is charged with kidnapping, terrorizing and reckless endangerment. Police say the incident early...

Walter, Stewart lead North Dakota past Denver 78-71

Jan. 23, 2020 10:52 PM EST

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Kienan Walter had a career-high 25 points and Marlon Stewart added 19 points, seven rebounds and seven assists as North Dakota topped Denver 78-71 on Thursday night. De'Sean Allen-Eikens added 13 points and Billy Brown scored 10 for North Dakota (9-12, 3-4 Summit League), which...