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Bismarck mother pleads guilty after altercation with 73-year-old Mandan bus driver

The Bismarck woman accused of not stopping the assault of a Mandan bus driver in December pleaded guilty to all counts. Thirty-six-year-old Megan Rosario Hernandez is accused of pushing and yelling at a 73-year-old Mandan bus driver after her son assaulted him.


Mandan Police Department hires first civilian evidence tech

MANDAN, N.D. - Storing and ensuring the safety of evidence is important for all law enforcement agencies. Police say evidence technicians have a busy job. For the first time since the department has been up and running, they have a civilian evidence tech.


Man sentenced for 2017 planned attack in Mandan on Trump's limo

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota man has been sentenced to time served and a year of supervised release for stealing a forklift that he planned to use to attack President Donald Trump's limousine during a visit to a refinery in 2017.


Business Beat: Mixed-Use Development coming to North Bismarck; Every Eye Opening soon in Mandan

Permits have been approved for a mixed-use development in north Bismarck. Mixed use means the ground floor would be for commercial space, and the top floors would be residential apartments.


Bismarck Man Robbed After Letting Man into Home to Use Phone

A Bismarck man was arrested for robbery after being let into a residence to use a phone. The incident took place on Friday morning around midnight at the 500 block of Memorial Highway.


Backyard chickens a possibility in Mandan

MANDAN, N.D. - A proposed ordinance will give Mandan something to cluck about. The City Commission is considering an ordinance to allow residents to keep chickens on their property with a permit.


Judge sets $100,000 cash bond after teen is accused of shooting woman in chest

BISMARCK, N.D. - Bond has been set at $100,000, cash for the Bismarck teen accused of shooting a woman in December. The Burleigh County States Attorney’s office says now 18-year-old Brandyn Manuel is accused of shooting a woman in the chest with the intent to kill her.


Police respond to barricaded Suspect

Bismarck police responded to the 200 block of East Bowen Avenue at 9:33 p.m. Friday after receiving a 911 call. The person who made the call stated a woman had come to her door with apparent injuries. Upon arrival, officers located the woman and she was taken to a local hospital for treatment.


At Least Two People in North Dakota Have Been Affected By Turkey Salmonella Outbreak

At least two people in the state have become ill from a turkey salmonella virus. It has been growing and spreading in the US since 2017. An Epidemiologist with the North Dakota CDC told us investigators have not identified one specific source where the outbreak is coming from.


Mandan Principal Named Among Best in the Nation

Red Trail Elementary School's Principal Dave Steckler is among 62 elementary and middle school principals from across the nation that was named as National Distinguished Principals (PDP) by the National Association of Elementary School Principals and the US Department of Education.


North Dakota court system is set to unveil new website

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's court system is modernizing its 20-year-old website. State Court Administrator Sally Holewa told the Bismarck Tribune that the new NDCourts.gov is expected to be revealed in the next week. The new platform will mainly reorganize what's already online, Holewa said


Cold temperatures take toll on cattle herds

MANDAN, N.D. -- Fred Berger doesn't like to talk about the weather. Over the past month, temperatures for the Mandan cattle rancher have dropped to the single digits, down to well below zero with the wind chills. The cold snap has cost Berger more money in feed and extra bedding for his 700-some cow


Boys State Hockey: Century, Bismarck advance on overtime thrillers

In boys State hockey, Century and Bismarck won overtime thrillers in the quarterfinals, while Mandan lost to the defending state champions. Bismarck and Fargo South were tied at three after regulation. In the overtime, Bismarck's Caleb Petrie found Dain Sardelli for the game-winning goal. Bismarck w


Mandan business owner ‘willing to fight’ to keep mural

A Mandan business owner says he’s going to fight to keep a mural created by numerous local artists on his storefront, after the city ordered the artwork be removed because it does not comply with its mural guidelines, and a permit was not granted.


Email scam targets Morton County employees

The Morton County Sheriff's Office has received two recent reports of email scams targeting county employees. Two employees who work for the Morton County and the Mandan human resources departments received emails from what appeared to be a county or city employee, requesting to change their direct


Travel alert, winter storm watch for eastern North Dakota

FARGO — A no-travel advisory from Friday night has been lifted for southeastern North Dakota, according to a news release from the North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol.


A Spike In Temps Before The Big Plunge

A mostly clear sky is the culprit behind the drop in morning temperatures. Morning lows have ranged from -5 to around -20 with wind chills to around -35 in the west around Sidney, MT. Highs today will return to the teens with increasing clouds and snow in the south.


Crematory safety has Mandan residents concerned

BISMARCK, N.D. - Cremation is on the rise as a form of disposition. More people are choosing that option every year according to Eastgate Funeral home. "It's more of the public's desire, as a result you'll see funeral homes wanting to build a crematory or provide it, and that's why you see more of t


North Dakota priest says 'fear has overtaken' him since attack

TOWNER, N.D. — It will likely be a packed, emotional courtroom in McHenry County on Monday, Feb. 25, when a judge is expected to sentence a man charged with attacking a Catholic priest in Anamoose and leaving him for dead.


Government: Highway Shutdown Not Aimed at Tribe, Media

BISMARCK, N.D. — Government officials say the five-month shutdown of a North Dakota highway during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline was not aimed at manipulating the media or an American Indian tribe fighting the project.