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Lauren Gray, center, and other supporters of President Donald Trump clash with a Black Lives Matter demonstrator, right, during a pro-Trump rally on the steps of the North Dakota State Library on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Bismarck, N.D. (Mike McCleary/The Bismarck Tribune via AP)

Hundreds attend pro-Trump rally at North Dakota Capitol

Nov. 7, 2020 7:36 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Several hundred backers of President Donald Trump gathered Saturday at North Dakota’s Capitol, expressing support for the president and venting frustration with tabulation of election results in favor of Joe Biden. North Dakota’s all-Republican Congressional delegation...

North Dakota Indian affairs commissioner reinstated

Nov. 7, 2020 10:26 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum has reinstated North Dakota’s Indian Affairs commissioner, three weeks after placing Scott Davis on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into allegations of misconduct. A statement from the governor’s office said the probe “resulted...

Indian Affairs Commissioner faces allegations of misconduct

Oct. 17, 2020 10:30 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum has placed North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission Executive Director Scott Davis on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into allegations of misconduct. “We take allegations of misconduct very seriously, “ Burgum said in a statement...

Trump inks law addressing missing, murdered Native Americans

Oct. 11, 2020 12:59 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday signed a bill named for a Fargo murder victim to address cases of missing and murdered Native Americans. Savanna’s Act, which is named for Savanna Greywind, passed the House last month after passing the Senate earlier this year. The bill was...

Training center for Native American officers ready to open

Oct. 9, 2020 10:10 AM EDT

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) — A new federal law enforcement training center for Native American officers in northeastern North Dakota should be starting classes in the next month, U.S. Sen John Hoeven said Friday. The U.S. Indian Police Academy Advanced Training Center is located at Camp Grafton, the North...