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ND jail inmate death ruled 'not cause for concern'

MINOT, N.D. -- A Ward County Jail inmate who was taken to Trinity Hospital in Minot and later died has not triggered further investigation by the Department of Corrections. According to Don Redmann, director of facility operations for the DOC which oversees jail inspections, a preliminary report reg

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-01-17 01:02:52

Pump failure causes huge saltwater spill in northern ND, but dikes hold

BISMARCK -- A pump failure caused a saltwater and oil spill in in Bottineau County in far north-central North Dakota near the Canadian border over the weekend, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division said Tuesday, Jan. 16. The company called 31 Operating reported Monday that about 27,720 gallons or 8

THE DICKINSON PRESS - 2018-01-17 00:20:51

Convicted sex offender objects to extending probation

A 57-year-old Minot man convicted last year of luring a minor by computer is objecting to the state's proposal to extend his probation. William Joseph Wallace pleaded guilty in October 2017 to the Class C felony and is serving an 18 month prison sentence. The original sentence called for him to rece

MINOT DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Temporary insanity defense is rare, usually used only in high stakes cases

It is quite rare for a defendant to plead not guilty due to temporary insanity, but that defense has been successfully used during the past few years in several cases in the North Central Judicial District. One of the most recent to use the defense is Kyle Edward Coffman, 35, who is asserting he lac

MINOT DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Something wonderful fading into history

In yesterday's Minot Daily News, staff writer Kim Fundingsland shared a beautiful ode to small towns - in this case, a really small town, in Ruso, N.D., which at some point soon will swell to its maximum population of four, as the state's smallest incorporated town. Kim's story is well worth reading

MINOT DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Roof repair permits not a bad idea

The City of Minot is proposing to require permits for roof repairs, a change from policy requiring permit for a new roof or significant repairs. It is important to note that, to the credit of the City, this does not seem to be a top-heavy mandate. Instead, it is being presented as a protection for h

MINOT DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Rudolph collects weekly NSIC award again

Minot State's Tyler Rudolph has been named the NSIC North Division Men's Player of the Week for the fifth time this season. The Bismarck Century graduate averaged 23.5 points and 8.5 rebounds in helping the Beavers to wins over Minnesota State Mankato and Concordia-St. Paul. Rudolph has scored in do

BISMARCK TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 01:15:00

Attention Minot & area handcrafters!

Are you a handcrafter who quilts, knits, embroiders, cross-stitches or does other types of needlework? Or do you do woodwork/carpentry, candlemaking, soapmaking, cake decorating, beadwork, jewelry design, saddlemaking, T-shirt art, origami, lapidary, metalwork, stained glass, doll maker, egg decora


Police responding to incident on Western Ave, ask public to avoid area

UPDATE: According to Eau Claire police, a fight involving three people broke out in a trailer at Maples Mobile Home Park on Western Ave in Eau Claire. Police told News 18 they believe weapons were involved, that's when the call to 911 was made. Two people exited the trailer, but one person is still

WQOW - 2018-01-17 00:07:00

Police-Sheriff calls: Sunday, Jan. 14-Monday, Jan. 15

4:59 a.m. Retail theft, Kwik Trip, 1010 Woodward Ave., Chippewa Falls. 2:17 p.m. Barn fire, 5778 305th St., Boyd. Chippewa Fire District called to assist along with Cadott, Thorp and Stanley. 3:33 p.m. Retail theft, Walmart, Lake Hallie. 7:05 p.m. Retail theft, Shopko, Lake Hallie. 7:50 p.m. Absolut

CHIPPEWA HERALD - 2018-01-16 19:07:00

LATEST: A little more snow Monday afternoon, slippery roads through Monday night

Expect periods of light snow on Monday afternoon with minor additional accumulations. Unfortunately, because of the conditions and type of snow, many roads will remain slippery through Monday night. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. for most of west central Wisconsin, includin

WQOW - 2018-01-16 11:58:00

Bench warrant issued for woman accused in drug overdose death

Online court records show Judge Steven Cray on Tuesday issued a bench warrant for a woman accused in a fatal 2016 drug overdose. Allyson K. Mayer, 20, of Chippewa Falls is charged with delivery of a Schedule I, II or III non-narcotic and second degree recklessly endangering safety-party to the crime

CHIPPEWA HERALD - 2018-01-16 23:06:00

New HSHS Sacred Heart CEO anticipates smooth transition

The new leader of HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire and the HSHS system's western Wisconsin division, including HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital in Chippewa Falls, was appointed to the position Monday and informed about the transfer just the week before. Andrew J. Bagnall will officially begin as C

CHIPPEWA HERALD - 2018-01-16 20:12:00

Sheriff: Rescuers were 'trying everything' to save boy in New Richmond-area house fire

A 4-year-old boy died in a town of Richmond house fire Monday after frantic rescue efforts were stymied by the intensity of the flames. St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson said the boy's identity was being withheld Tuesday afternoon pending notification efforts, but said he was one of at least si

NEW RICHMOND NEWS - 2018-01-16 19:21:22

Man arrested for sexually assaulting child

Craig L. Winchell, 36, of Eau Claire has been arrested for first degree sexual assault of a child, according to a Chippewa County Court document. The document said the arrest was made by the Cornell Police Department. Judge James Isaacson set a $2,500 cash bond for Winchell on Thursday. Winchell is

CHIPPEWA HERALD - 2018-01-16 19:43:00

Vehicle stolen warming up in Menomonie, police give you a reminder

Menomonie (WQOW) - Menomonie police said a vehicle was left warming up in a driveway unlocked on the 2700 block of Bongey Dr. when it was stolen Saturday evening. That car was found Sunday at Hoffman Hills with significant damage. Police are reminding everyone to keep your car locked while it is he

WQOW - 2018-01-16 00:37:00

BREAKING: South Salem teacher jailed on cruelty to children charges

COVINGTON, Ga. - A South Salem Elementary School teacher is in the Newton County Jail with nine pending charges, including cruelty to children, and an open investigation with the Newton County School System as of Tuesday. Jacob Hoke, 28, of Covington, is facing charges of battery, first-degree crue

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-01-17 05:05:00

1 dead in Jackson shooting

Authorities in Butts County on Monday were investigating a shooting that has left one person dead. Jackson Police Chief James Morgan said a shooting was reported Monday in the 200 block of North Mulberry Street. One person was dead from an apparent gunshot wound, Morgan said. The person's name was

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2018-01-16 05:30:00

Sheriff: Jackson man shot, killed during robbery

Crime scene tape surrounds this home on North Mulberry Street in Jackson Tuesday after a man was killed there Monday evening in what authorities believe was a robbery. (Staff Photo: Michael Davis) Authorities have taken three people into custody in connection with a shooting death Monday evening at

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2018-01-16 19:44:00

Driver flown to hospital after wreck on Hwy 212 in Newton Co.

COVINGTON, Ga. - A life flight has been requested after a two-vehicle wreck on Highway 212 at River Lane. All northbound and southbound lanes have been blocked as crews work to clear the wreck. The injured driver is in critical condition and there is no word on the condition of the other driver at

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-16 14:05:00