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Public invited to tour former Mandan junior high school
The former Mandan Junior High School has been transformed into 39 units of affordable housing. To celebrate the completion of the project, an open house and public tours are slated for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
North Dakota man pleads guilty to using stolen forklift in Trump assassination attempt
MANDAN, N.D. - A North Dakota man has pleaded guilty to plotting to assassinate President Donald Trump, in part, by using a forklift to flip the presidential limousine while Trump was inside, federal court documents show.
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.
Youth from North Dakota correctional center lend a hand
Boys and girls of the Youth Correctional Center in Mandan lend a hand throughout the year for annual events and snow shoveling — now set to expand to other work next year. Under a new contract, they’ll be working at the Mandan Union Cemetery beginning in May, tending to weeds and trimming. Both city
Male arrested after stealing tow truck, driving into slough
MANDAN, N.D. - A person is in custody after allegedly stealing a tow truck in Mandan and leading law officers on a chase that ended after he drove the vehicle into a slough. The Highway Patrol says a trooper located the stolen truck on Interstate 94 on Monday afternoon but the suspect fled. He event
ND county files felony criminal case against troubled grain dealer
BISMARCK — The Mountrail County State’s Attorney has filed a felony criminal complaint against financially troubled grain dealer Hunter Hanson of Leeds for issuing a $94,000 bounced check for grain transactions.
NDDOT Kicks Off Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign
Starting tomorrow, through the new year, The Department of Transportation will have law enforcement working overtime for their Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. Their hope is keeping drunk drivers off the roads. Our Malique Rankin introduces us to one man who has become a voice for this campa
Dogs, their owners being given bad rap
S. Paul Jordan (Nov. 30), shame on you! Are you fearmongering people into thinking that Mandan has bad people with bad dogs? Because to me it sounds like we have lawless pets and pet owners. I lived in Mandan all of 40 years and rarely have seen dogs running loose. I’m sorry for the attack on the mo
Attention Recyclers: Not All Wrapping Paper Can go in the Blue Bin
All the gifts we open this time of year create a lot of work for our recycling department. Bismarck's recycling specialist tells us, they see a major spike in recycling during the holiday season. But it's also when they see the most non-recyclable items ending up in their facilities. As it turns out
Mandan's Jackson Zittleman heavily influenced by his older brothers
Over the past several years, we have either seen or heard the name Zittleman associated with Mandan Athletics, but this could be the last year -- at least for a while -- as Jackson Zittleman is the youngest of three and he is in his senior year.
Man steals tow truck, flees police and crashes into a slough
MANDAN, N.D. — A man here allegedly stole a tow truck then drove it into a slough as he was trying to flee from police. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, Mandan police received a report of a stolen tow truck around 12:45 p.m. , Monday, Dec. 10. A trooper saw the truck on Interstate 94 ne
Christmas Bird Count maintains long-term data on wintering birds
It is the time of year for the Audubon Christmas Bird Counts. Avid birders in North Dakota bundle up for below zero wind chills, hike through deep snow and battle with frosty binocular views. They are trying to find that ever elusive bird to make this year’s Christmas Bird Count one to remember.
Breuer notches win in Vegas, nets over $26,000
LAS VEGAS – Over the first four nights of the National Finals Rodeo, things weren’t going well for bareback rider Ty Breuer. He changed that in a big way Tuesday, matching moves with the Calgary Stampede horse Tootsie Roll for 88 points to win the sixth round, pocketing $26,231 in the process. It wa
Bismarck man involved in high-speed chase reaches plea deal
A Bismarck man who led law enforcement on a three-hour chase pleaded guilty to charges related to the incident. Dylan Phoenix Himes, 29, was charged with five felonies, including theft, reckless endangerment and fleeing. In a plea deal, he received a suspended sentence — five years with all but time
Sex trafficking convict sentenced on drug trafficking charge
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A Milwaukee man who served time in federal prison for sex trafficking in North Dakota has been sentenced to more time behind bars on a drug trafficking conspiracy charge.