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Stories with place: Bismarck
  • Horse virus cases showing up in Upper Midwest 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 10:02 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - State officials in the Upper Midwest are cautioning horse owners about a virus that can cause breathing problems, abortions and nervous system disorder and spreads easily among the animals.

  • ND National Guard chaplain corps at full strength 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:58 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - The North Dakota National Guard is at full strength in its chaplain corps for the first time in 15 years.

  • Bismarck woman charged with child neglect 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:31 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - Police say a Bismarck woman was too intoxicated to care for her son after she reported she didn't know where he was even though the boy was at home with her.

  • Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:49 pm
  • Minot Daily News, Minot, April 16, 2014

  • Suspect in Minn. home invasion arrested in ND 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 9:27 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - A Morgantown, West Virginia, man has been arrested near Bismarck in connection with a home invasion in Minnesota.

  • US judge overturns 6-week abortion ban 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 5:12 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - A federal judge on Wednesday overturned a North Dakota law that bans abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can be as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they're pregnant.

  • Officials gather in ND to discuss new EPA rules 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:06 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Wednesday signaled a potential legal challenge to proposed federal rules aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants and oil refineries.

  • ND dealing to keep dinosaur mummy in Bismarck 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 3:13 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota officials are negotiating a $3 million deal to keep Dakota the duckbilled dinosaur on permanent display in Bismarck, where the rare mummified fossil is planned as a cornerstone of a $51 million expansion at the North Dakota Heritage Center on the state Capitol grounds.

  • Prosecutor: Report on white supremacist has errors 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 12:49 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - The man prosecuting a white supremacist who unsuccessfully tried to turn the small North Dakota town of Leith into an all-white enclave says an investigative report ordered by a judge is riddled with errors.

  • ND National Guard unit plans change of command 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 5:04 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - The military says a change of command is set for a North Dakota National Guard unit.

  • Correction: Ghanaian Partnership story 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 4:52 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - In a story April 11 about the military partnership between the Ghanaian Armed Forces and North Dakota's National Guard, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the name of the Guard's commander on the fourth reference. His last name is Sprynczynatyk, not Sprynvzynatyk.

  • ND still negotiating purchase of Welk home 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 1:58 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - The state Historical Society is still negotiating the purchase price of the boyhood home of famous band leader Lawrence Welk, three months after the group decided North Dakota taxpayers should own it.

  • Burning banned at ND wildlife management area 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 10:16 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is prohibiting open burning this spring on the Oahe Wildlife Management Area south of Bismarck-Mandan.

  • Police say woman tried to assault Heitkamp staffer 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:01 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - Police say a woman tried to assault a member of U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp's staff at her Bismarck office Thursday afternoon.

  • Sheriff seeks to return cache of stolen property 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 10:02 am
  • STANLEY, North Dakota - The Mountrail County Sheriff's Office is trying to track down the owners of stolen items recovered during a two-year investigation into thefts in four counties and on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.

  • Dakota Digital Film Festival short films announced 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:28 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - The Dakota Digital Film Festival has announced the names of the short films that will be screened at its April 25 event in Bismarck.

  • Petroleum Council aims to help wildlife chapters 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:23 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - The North Dakota Petroleum Council has hired a Bismarck consulting firm to help wildlife chapters apply for state grants.

  • Mayor candidates unopposed in Bismarck and Minot 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 7:04 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - It doesn't appear there will be mayoral races in Bismarck and Minot this year.

  • Judge won't dismiss sex case against ND teacher 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 8:13 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - A judge has refused to dismiss charges against a former Bismarck teacher accused of having sex with a 15-year-old student. He also won't move her trial.

  • Initiative aimed at wooing workers to western ND 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 9:19 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - Job fairs are being held in 12 cities in the Dakotas to woo workers to construction jobs in the western North Dakota oil patch.

  • Bismarck eighth-grader wins state geography bee 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 9:07 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - A Bismarck eighth-grader will represent North Dakota at the National Geographic Bee next month.

  • 1st lawsuit filed over hepatitis C outbreak in ND 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 12:41 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - Two people who contracted hepatitis C at a Minot nursing home last year have filed the first lawsuit stemming from the outbreak against the care facility linked to the potentially fatal illness, and the federal lawsuit eventually might cover all 44 victims.

  • State court officials say they need more space 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 6:13 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - Officials with the North Dakota state court system say they are running out of space.

  • Hearing set for input on ND gas flaring policy 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 9:13 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota regulators have scheduled a public hearing later this month on a new plan to reduce the flaring of natural gas in the western oil fields.

  • Upper Midwest blizzard not increasing flood fears 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 11:32 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - A spring blizzard that dumped up to 20 inches of snow in parts of the Upper Midwest isn't increasing fears of spring flooding.