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Kreuser leads North Dakota St. past Idaho 90-73

Nov. 27, 2021 22:50 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Rocky Kreuser had 21 points and 10 rebounds as North Dakota State beat Idaho 90-73 on Saturday night. Grant Nelson had 18 points, seven rebounds and three blocks for North Dakota State (4-2). Tyree Eady added 17 points and 10 rebounds. Andrew Morgan...

North Dakota eyes federal funds for well plugging program

Nov. 27, 2021 10:45 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota wants to extend the state’s abandoned well plugging program by tapping into $4 billion made available in the federal infrastructure bill for the purpose of cleaning up old oil and gas sites across the nation. The Bismarck Tribune...

Honor Guard's funeral duty triples due to COVID-19 pandemic

Nov. 27, 2021 01:07 AM EST

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. (AP) — The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the Minot Air Force Base Honor Guard in the number of funerals in which these volunteer men and women have provided military honors. Since latter 2019 to date, Minot Air Force Base Honor...

Minot apartment fire displaces people living in four units

Nov. 26, 2021 12:16 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An apartment fire in Minot, North Dakota on Thursday displaced people living in four apartments. Firefighters said the blaze was from a basement laundry room that had an electrical panel. As firefighters first arrived at the apartment, they saw...

Murtha named North Dakota Investment Board director

Nov. 26, 2021 10:10 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An agency key to implementing new in-state investment components of North Dakota’s $8.3 billion oil tax savings has a new leader. The State Investment Board recently named Retirement and Investment Office interim Executive Director Jan Murtha to...

North Dakota medical board disciplines 11 doctors this year

Nov. 24, 2021 16:22 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The state Board of Medicine brought 11 formal disciplinary actions against North Dakota doctors this year, including three sanctions that resulted in physicians losing their license to practice in the state, the watchdog panel reported Wednesday. ...

Brewer scores 12 to carry FIU past North Dakota 65-56

Nov. 24, 2021 15:47 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Tevin Brewer posted 12 points as Florida International got past North Dakota 65-56 on Wednesday. Paul Bruns had 18 points for the Fighting Hawks (2-4). Ethan Igbanugo added 10 points. Tsotne Tsartsidze had 10 points. ___ ...

Flu vaccinations for North Dakota children continue to drop

Nov. 24, 2021 13:13 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota health officials say the rate of flu vaccinations for children continues to decline. The state Department of Health said Tuesday that 13,000 fewer dozes of influenza vaccine have been administered to children this fall compared to the...

'They become our family:' US farming couple rescues Afghans

Nov. 24, 2021 09:18 AM EST

FERGUS FALLS, Minnesota (AP) — The U.S. soldiers called them “Caroline’s guys.” They transformed farms in a war zone - risking their lives for the program she built, sharing her belief that something as simple as apple trees could change the world. The...

Tax filers, income drop in North Dakota during pandemic

Nov. 23, 2021 15:32 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Reported income by all North Dakota residents and the number of filers dropped last year largely due to the coronavirus pandemic, the state Tax Department reported Tuesday. Figures released to The Associated Press show the reported gross income by...