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Thief drives off with $13,000 Bobcat in Bismarck
BISMARCK, N.D. -A $13,000 Bobcat was stolen Wednesday morning.Bismarck police say the mini excavator was bought by someone and parked by the seller on the 5000 Block of Tandem Drive with the keys in it for the buyer to pick it up.When the buyer went to pick it up it was gone.Police say they have sur
North Dakota's labor department finds no cause in former Bismarck police sergeant’s case
A North Dakota Department of Labor investigation has found no cause in the case of a former Bismarck police sergeant who was fired last year.The DOL’s 46-page report came out earlier this month, “unable to conclude that a violation of applicable statues has occurred.”Early last year, former Sgt. Rob
Bismarck police search for man who exposed himself to women after asking for directions
The man has been identified, no arrests have been made, but police are searching for the suspect.
19 cars egged in north Bismarck
Nineteen cars were egged in north Bismarck early Tuesday, and three suspects will likely be cited for disorderly conduct after being caught on camera chucking the eggs.The three males, who the Bismarck Police Department has not yet identified, began targeting cars in the area of Pioneer Elementary S
Bismarck angler catches 7-pound rare European zander on Spiritwood...
For the first time in five years, a North Dakota angler has caught a confirmed zander in Spiritwood Lake, where the Game and Fish Department stocked the European walleye cousins in 1989.
Bismarck, Mandan no longer too dry
For the first time since May 2017, Bismarck and Mandan are not seeing drought conditions. It is not even abnormally dry, according to the latest data released Thursday by the U.S. Drought Monitor.U.S. Drought Monitor
Lawn watering allowed under Lincoln boil water order
North Dakota State University Extension Service in Burleigh County said in a news release that, while Lincoln residents are advised to boil any water they are going to consume or use in food preparation, water may still be used on lawns.
Bismarck to implement plans aimed at reducing intersection crashes
A flipped vehicle on Monday at the intersection of Seventh Street and East Front Avenue in Bismarck has become the latest symbol of a series of at least seven crashes at that location this year.The image of the SUV on its roof with fliers from inside the vehicle scattered across the street was start
Rising water puts Bismarck, Mandan on alert
Three boys and a beagle search for turtles and fish in the Missouri River backwaters near Sertoma Park in Bismarck on Tuesday morning. Above, Bradley Bosch, holding a net, points to bubbles rising in the water while Landen Dvorak, left, and Luke Nordlund, all 12, help in the search. "We're after any
Man arrested after leading Bismarck police on foot chase
Police say they found a car by the Exxon Station on South Washington St., with the driver, 25 year old Ryan Azure passed out in his car.
Investigation continues into Bismarck restaurant complex
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Police say they're continuing their investigation into a collection of restaurants in downtown Bismarck that have recently closed.Officers searched the complex in April looking for controlled substances and signs of drug trafficking. No arrests have been made. But, Sgt. Mike Bo
Bismarck PD warns public of phone scam
The Bismarck Police Department wants to warn you about a possible phone scam.Bismarck police say they have received five reports this week of residents receiving Verizon Wireless bills without having an account with the company.One victim even received an iPhone X along with a bill.Police say Verizo
CHI St. Alexius Health Emergency Department staffing
More developments coming from CHI St Alexius in Bismarck. Starting July 1, staffing in their Emergency Department will be handled by HealthSource, a staffing company that contracts emergency medicine physicians.Whether any of the current doctors will stay with the hospital is not clear.Contract nego
Man charged for Bismarck riverside fires gets probation
Under a plea deal with prosecutor Conor Kennelly, Krein pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of violation of a burn ban, criminal mischief and failure to control or report a dangerous fire from the two cases. The latter crime was amended from felony endangering by fire or explosion at Krein's preli
Corps of Engineers hosting public meeting in Bismarck regarding rising river levels
BISMARCK, N.D. -An additional 8,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water will be released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wednesday from Garrison Dam bringing releases to 52,000 cfs.
City reviews new Bismarck police chief applications
BISMARCK, N.D. -More than 10 people applied for the Bismarck chief of police position.With the current Bismarck Police Chief Dan Donlin retiring in a few weeks, the city is working hard to find his replacement.According to the City of Bismarck’s Human Resource Director Robert McConnell, the applicat
Man stabbed three times in south Bismarck
BISMARCKA Bismarck man was stabbed three times over the weekend.The Bismarck Police Department says the 26-year-old man was walking back from a bar near South Washington Street when four people approached him.The man told police one of men had a knife and began stabbing him on his left side below hi
Bismarck man denies police assistance after reported stabbing
Bismarck Police Sgt. Tim Sass said the 26-year-old Bismarck man told police he had been out drinking, eating and was walking on the 700 block of South Washington Street when four people came up to him, and one man stabbed him three times just under his left armpit. The men reportedly then walked awa
Bismarck area concerned about rising Missouri River
The Bismarck Tribune reports that water released from Lake Sakakawea at the Garrison Dam will go from 44,000 cubic feet (1,246 cubic meters) per second to 52,000 (1,473) by Wednesday. The increase is due to continued rapid snowpack melt and rainfall runoff.
SUV overturned in two-vehicle crash at Seventh Street and East Front Avenue
Two vehicles came to a screeching halt as they collided, sending one onto its roof with airbags deployed, at the intersection of Seventh Street and Front Avenue around 10 a.m. Monday. Papers went flying into the street, where passersby began collecting the debris once it was known the drivers were O