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Top-ranked Bison beat Youngstown State 27-14

Oct. 01, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Hunter Luepke ran for a pair of first-quarter touchdowns and FCS top-ranked North Dakota State led the rest of the way en route to a 27-14 victory on Saturday over Youngstown State. Kobe Johnson's 17-yard touchdown run led to a 21-3 halftime lead for the Bison...

North Dakota scores 24 straight, tops Missouri State 48-21

Oct. 01, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Tommy Schuster threw two touchdown passes to Garett Maag, Quincy Vaughn ran for two scores and North Dakota raced past Missouri State 48-31 on Saturday. The Fighting Hawks (3-2, 2-1 Missouri Valley Conference) trailed 21-10 after the Bears scored with 2:36...

No serious injuries following ammonia leak at potato plant

Oct. 01, 2022 15:12 PM EDT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — An ammonia leak at a Grand Forks potato processing plant Saturday morning was confined to a room with a ventilation system and no employees were seriously injured, authorities said. Emergency workers in hazmat suits entered the Simplot plant and were able...

New murder charge for North Dakota man who ran over teen

Sep. 30, 2022 12:51 PM EDT

A North Dakota man accused in the fatal hit-and-run of a teenager after a small-town street dance is now charged with murder, after prosecutors say he intentionally ran over the 18-year-old, according to upgraded charges made public Friday. Shannon Brandt, 41, was initially charged...

Cara Mund's House pitch rides on abortion, outsider appeal

Sep. 27, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — When Cara Mund was competing to become Miss North Dakota, a key part of her platform was increasing the number of women elected to political office. Later, after she became the state's first Miss America winner, she traveled the country to encourage women to use their voice...

Little evidence of political argument before teen's death

Sep. 25, 2022 15:22 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — There is little indication that an 18-year-old who died after being struck by an SUV in North Dakota was a political extremist like the driver claimed. Investigators say none of the witnesses they have interviewed support the idea that there was a political...

Baker throws 4 TDs, Southern Illinois tops North Dakota

Sep. 24, 2022 18:49 PM EDT

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Nic Baker threw four touchdown passes to lead Southern Illinois to a 34-17 win over North Dakota on Saturday as the Salukis showed no letdown after knocking off Northwestern a week earlier. Southern Illinois (2-2) scored on all four drives in the first half...

North Dakota State rallies to beat South Dakota 34-17

Sep. 24, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Hunter Luepke rushed for 146 yards and two touchdowns and top-ranked North Dakota State rallied in the second half to beat South Dakota 34-17 on Saturday. Luepke, with 20 carries, had a pair of short TD runs in the second half when the Bison outscored the...

N. Dakota guard fired over suicide of man serving life

Sep. 23, 2022 13:38 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota prison guard was fired over the suicide of a man who was serving life sentences for killing four people. Sgt. Deandre Adams violated corrections policy in failing to adequately check on Chad Isaak, according to a termination letter from the...

Judge denies request to lift stay of ND abortion trigger ban

Sep. 23, 2022 12:13 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota judge on Friday denied a request to lift his stay of a law banning abortion while a challenge to the law's constitutionality is pending. Burleigh County District Judge Bruce Romanick rejected Attorney General Drew Wrigley's argument that he...