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16-year-old stabbed in Bismarck assault
Bismarck police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Wednesday evening in south Bismarck. At about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to the 700 block of South 12th Street for a report of a possible fight between four to five people, according to a news release from the police department.
North Dakota fair housing study finds discrimination against transgender community
BISMARCK — A recent study by the High Plains Fair Housing Council shows transgender people are experiencing high levels of discrimination when seeking housing in North Dakota.
North Dakota child care providers get relief under waiver
BISMARCK, N.D. - A new waiver is providing some relief to North Dakota child care providers that were scrambling to comply with a federal requirement to conduct criminal background checks before new employees can start work.
Photos: Area Christmas lights displays
Area neighborhoods have adorned themselves in the holiday spirit. Glittering lights and bright colors on a home's exterior is known to send a message to passersby that the residents are friendly and accessible, according to long-time research published in the Journal of Environmental Psychology.
There’s An Indoor Train Park Hiding In North Dakota That Proves There’s Still A Kid In All Of Us
No matter how old we get, there is still some fascination to be had with model trains. When the model train display takes up an entire room and then some – that’s definitely impressive to all! This indoor model train museum in North Dakota is hiding underground at one of the state’s fun attractions
Births and Nubs of the News - Dec. 15
Daughter, Brittany and Ryan Kuchenski, New Town, 3:49 a.m. Dec. 12. Daughter, Brooke Martinez and Sethan Brave Bull, Fort Yates, 12:51 p.m. Dec. 13. Daughter, Kealoha Aulaumea and Kyler Hall, New Town, 6:36 p.m. Dec. 13.
'The women are isolated' -- Department of Corrections addresses DWCRC relocation reasoning
The Dakota Women's Correctional and Rehabilitation Center now faces the hangman's noose after 15 years in service following the governor's announced plans to relocate the facility to Bismarck during his annual budget address last week.
Head of North Dakota DOCR says Moving Women's Corrections Center is the Best Option
Not everyone is unhappy with an item in Governor Burgum's budget. His proposal to shut down the Dakota Women's Correctional Facility in New England is something the Head of the State's Department of Corrections supports.
Santa Claus to visit Camp Hancock State Historic Site
Santa Claus will make an appearance at Camp Hancock State Historic Site, 101 E. Main Ave. in Bismarck, from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. The Camp Hancock museum will be open during Santa's visit, and hot cider will be provided.
Bismarck School Board names four finalists for superintendent
The Bismarck School Board has identified four candidates to serve as the school district's next superintendent. The school board opened applications for the superintendent positions from late October until Dec. 7. Nine people applied for the position, including the principals of three Bismarck schoo
Bismarck Police K9 Mesa gets body armor
The Bismarck Police Department's K9 member, Mesa, is getting a bullet and stab protective vest, thanks to a charitable donation from the non-profit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.
Stenehjem supports decriminalizing small amounts of pot
BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota's top law enforcement officer says he will support legislation to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. Republican Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says it would reflect the reality of what's already happening in state courts.
Boys HS Swim and Dive: Century picks up dual win, Bismarck High stumbles
In boys high school swimming and diving, the Century Patriots boys team picked up a win, while Bismarck High fell in a double dual at the Bismarck State Aquatics on Dec. 14. The double dual featured Century and Williston in one match up and Bismarck High and Fargo South in the other.
Man charged with attempting to pay for sex with 9-year-old
A 24-year-old Stanley man is charged with attempting to pay a woman to have sex with her 9-year-old daughter. Thomas Josiah Foster is charged in Burleigh County District Court with patronizing a minor for commercial sexual activity, a Class A felony.
Bismarck Police Department Officer with a Legacy Heads into Retirement
Officer Pat Renz has been with the Bismarck Police Department since June of 1992, but his full career as an officer spans 40 years. Today his legacy was celebrated at BPD, because he's retiring. Officer Renz says he's had a great career and wouldn't change a thing.
Another Oil and Gas Production record but flaring remains an issue
Bismarck, ND - North Dakota set another record in October in oil and gas production. In October, North Dakota produced nearly 1.4 million barrels of oil per day. But since then, oil prices have dropped significantly. The state also missed it's natural gas capture goal again, partly because there is
Single vehicle 18-wheeler accident halts traffic on Hwy 22
According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, a call was received around 1 a.m. of a single vehicle accident on Highway 22. The accident involved an 18-wheeler transporting diesel from Mandan to Mandaree.
Breaking Benjamin to perform in Bismarck
Multi-platinum rockers Breaking Benjamin will perform in Bismarck on March 31 at the Bismarck Event Center. Also with the band on that date will be Skillet, Underoath and Fight The Fury.
Drone helps locate stolen tow truck, suspect in Bismarck-Mandan area
A stolen tow truck led to a brief chase in the Bismarck-Mandan area Monday afternoon. Around 12:45 Monday afternoon, a tow truck was reported stolen within Mandan city limits. A short time later, a North Dakota Highway Patrol officer spotted the truck on Interstate 94 and attempted to stop the vehic
Downtown needs more mixed-use parking projects
Despite the common misperception, there is plenty of public parking available in downtown Bismarck. The real issue is how public parking is integrated with more productive uses.