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North Dakotans spend near double on electronic pull tabs

Dec. 07, 2021 22:08 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakotans poured more than $1.3 billion into electronic pull tab machines in fiscal 2021, nearly double the amount spent in the previous fiscal year, state data shows. According to the state Attorney General’s Office, which oversees gambling in the...

30 years in prison for Fargo caregiver in child's death

Dec. 07, 2021 10:12 AM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Fargo woman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the death of a 1-year-old child left in her care. A Cass County District Court judge imposed the sentence Monday for 38-year-old Brandi Adeleke who earlier pleaded guilty to murder and child abuse, KFGO ...

Minot man convicted of murder in the slaying of his father

Dec. 06, 2021 14:41 PM EST

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A Minot man has been convicted of murder in the slaying of his father. Christopher Vickerman, 31, had pleaded not guilty in the May 2019 death of 55-year-old Mark Vickerman at his Minot home. A jury returned a guilty verdict on Monday, after a weeklong trial. ...

North Dakota's state-owned minerals valued at $2.4 billion

Dec. 06, 2021 12:51 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A new analysis of North Dakota’s state-owned minerals is nearly $1 billion more than a similar estimate last year when the coronavirus created uncertainty and low prices and demand for oil declined. MineralTracker, of Watford, which is part of First...

Wintry weather causes dangerous travel in some states

Dec. 06, 2021 10:56 AM EST

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A strong storm that created blizzard-like conditions in several Upper Midwest states left behind more than a foot of snow in some places, closed an interstate and dozens of schools and contributed to numerous accidents, including one that was fatal. High winds...

Decades later, lawyer revisits fight to save family farms

Dec. 06, 2021 01:02 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Late at night buried in legal briefs, Sarah Vogel occasionally took a moment to contemplate the magnitude of the lawsuit she had filed seeking to help farmers facing foreclosure. “I should be keeping a diary,” she thought. ...

Snow and high winds hit northeast North Dakota

Dec. 05, 2021 15:28 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Wintery weather hit northeast North Dakota Sunday, bringing snowfall and high winds. The National Weather Service warned that parts of the state could see near-blizzard conditions later Sunday with blowing snow. Forecasters issued a winter storm...

Firefighters rescue Fargo man who fell through Red River ice

Dec. 05, 2021 13:10 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Firefighters in Fargo rescued a man who had fallen through ice on the Red River on Saturday. The man was holding himself above water when firefighters made their way across the ice to him. A firefighter in an ice rescue suit entered the water and held...

N. Dakota St. grinds S. Illinois for 38-7 FCS playoff win

Dec. 04, 2021 18:45 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Quarterback Cam Miller ran for two scores, TaMerik Williams tallied 112 yards rushing and two scoring runs and second-seeded North Dakota State was never threatened in a 38-7 win on Saturday in the second round of the FCS playoffs. The Bison advance...

Arrest made in Keelboat Park shooting tied to gang activity

Dec. 04, 2021 11:04 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A man whose car was struck by several bullets at Keelboat Park told Bismarck police the shooter or shooters tried to kill him in retaliation because he no longer wanted to be part of their gang. One of the suspects, Deanthony Claiborne, 19, of...