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MYRON L. SITTING CROW | Lakota Country Times

Myron L. Sitting Crow, 44, of Parshall, ND formerly of Fort Thompson, SD passed away on October 2, 2018 at Parshall, ND.


Terrance Johnson, Minot, charged with burglary, theft of property

Johnson is charged with two counts of Class C felony burglary, one Class C felony count of theft, Class A misdemeanor criminal trespass, and Class B misdemeanor harassment.


Watford City restaurant serves organic, preservative free meals

"Well, we're trying to go a little bit more old school, we're trying to basically make it more healthy. Eliminating a lot of the preservatives, and the things that you're finding in most of the other restaurants," said Collins.

KFYR-TV - 2018-10-18 18:45:00

60 Year Old School Gets Replaced With A New One

"It's really amazing. It's almost unbelievable but at the same time I'm very grateful to have a new school for my last year," said Frederick Fox Jr., Senior.

MYNDNOW.COM - 2018-10-18 20:47:29

Schools Are Still Facing A Teacher Shortage

"In mid probably second semester we'll start looking for maybe even going over to the Philippines and obtaining some teachers there because I know we will be losing a few," said Wayne Fox, Superintendent.

MYNDNOW.COM - 2018-10-18 20:53:30

Man sentenced for driving drunk and injuring 2 children

The Minot Daily News reportsthat Zuck recently pleaded guilty to a felony criminal vehicular injury charge and was sentenced to serve 16 months in prison. He'll then be on supervised probation for three years. He also was ordered to pay $5,890 in restitution and $1,100 in court costs.


Outlaws gear up for Titans

Ray, N.D. - It's down to the sweet sixteen in the North Dakota 9-man football playoffs that continue into round number two this weekend. The Ray/Powers Lake Outlaws are one of eight teams that recieved a first round bye, thanks to a perfect 8-0 record. The Outlaws saw no shortage of offense during t

MYNDNOW.COM - 2018-10-19 03:13:39

Annie's Project To Be Held in Watford City

Annie’s Project – a program developed to empower farm and ranch women to be better business partners, will be held on the first three Fridays in November—2, 9, 16—inWatford City.


Man accused of breaking into 2 homes, making threats

A 33-year-old Grenora man was ordered held Tuesday on $100,000 bond after he was arrested early Saturday morning and accused of breaking into two homes, threatening several people and slamming one of them against a wall.Ryan LaFleur was charged Tuesday with burglary, a class B felony, terrorizing an


Election to decide Ward County sheriff

“The way I feel right now is, we don’t have an elected sheriff. The commissioners appointed the sheriff with no consideration of anybody else,”said Roed.“To me the spot is open. Nobody has been elected sheriff.”


Police: Man hit officer with SUV, drove off

A 37-year-old man is being held on $3,000 bond after police say he hit an officer with his SUV and fled the scene.Damon Granado, of Williston, was charged Tuesday with reckless endangerment and fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, both class C felonies, and drunken driving and leaving sc


No new Children at Play signs

Children at play signs will stay in the county, but new signs at parks will be a uniform parks sign that merely shows children on a teeter totter, rather than verbiage such as, “Slow, Children at Play.”The issue came up during Tuesday’s regular session of the County Commission, after Highway Superin


Halloween Open House, Pioneer Museum, Watford City

Come to the Pioneer Museum inWatford City, ND for a Halloween Open House from 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. There will be hot drinks and samples of the Dakota Pride Products that are for sale in the gift shop. Guitarist Lane Sandstrom will be there providing “easy listening” for the guests. At 6


District 1 looking at more ways to handle overcrowding

With one more public meeting left before members will finalize a proposal for a January bond referendum, the Williston Public School District No. 1 board is looking at new, more creative options to pay for new schools.On Tuesday, board members unveiled four new options for schools and also decided t


Berthold Couple Facing Gross Sexual Imposition Trial

Minot, ND - A man and woman from Berthold remain in jail, awaiting trial on charges that the had sexual relations with a child under the age of 15.


Munyer hired at Watford City

“Jaden is hardworking with great work ethic. He has a bright future at AE2S Construction,”said Gary Lundberg, electrical construction manager of AE2S Construction.


Harvest Delay Frees Up Some Storage Space

Ross, ND - 2018 might be remembered as the year without autumn.Summer turned to near-winter a few weeks ago with cold temps, rain, and even significant snow in some parts of the state.That has put a damper on harvest for some farmers.Jim Olson reports from Ross.


Victim ID Released In Deadly Crash Near New Town

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Authorities ID Idaho man killed in North Dakota crash

The Highway Patrol says 23-year-old Darren Cooley, of Kooskia, Idaho, died this week when he failed to negotiate a curve on state Highway 1804 north of New Town.


Man identified in fatal pickup rollover in western North Dak...

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 23-year-old Darren Cooley from Kooskia, Idaho, appeared to miss a left-hand curve on a hill on state Highway 1804. As the curve decended into a valley, his 2012 Dodge Ram pickup went off the right shoulder, went airborne and struck the downslope of a ditch, causi