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FARGO — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum will attend Donald Trump's presidential inauguration on Friday, Jan. 20, in Washington, said governor's office spokesman Mike Nowatzki. The governor and his wife, Kathryn Helgaas Burgum, left Tuesday, Jan. 17, for the nation's capital and are expected to return to North Dakota this weekend, Nowatzki said, noting that the couple paid their own travel costs.
FARGO – North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum will attend Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration on Friday, Jan. 20, in Washington, said governor’s office spokesman Mike Nowatzki. The governor and his wife, Kathryn Helgaas Burgum, left Tuesday, Jan. 17, for the nation’s capital and are expected to return to North Dakota this weekend, Nowatzki said, noting that the couple paid their own travel costs.
CASSELTON, N.D. — It's been three years since a train derailment near here triggered an explosion that sent a massive fireball into the sky, highlighting the dangers of moving crude oil by rail. In that time, the National Transportation Safety Board has been investigating the Dec. 30, 2013, crash but has not released a final report on what caused it.
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The father of two teens killed in a crash on their way to a basketball tournament says he's suing their school, their coach and other parties not for the money but to better understand what led to their deaths. "I don't need any more money," Ray Kvalvog said Tuesday, Dec. 20. "I need the truth." If Kvalvog is awarded money in the wrongful death suit, he says, he plans to donate it to charity or maybe even give it back to Park Christian, the Moorhead private school his sons attended.
FARGO — A recently retired sergeant harshly criticized Sheriff Paul Laney on Monday, Dec. 5, at a Cass County Commission meeting, presenting a list of allegations that attacked his management of the sheriff's department. "There are double standards in our department, favoritism, sexism," former Sgt. Gail Wischmann told the commissioners.
FARGO – A man considered a suspect in the disappearance of a Twin Cities woman has been charged with manslaughter following the discovery of human remains in rural Cass County,...
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead bus driver who left about 20 Horizon Middle School students stranded in the city's industrial park last week and launched a racial slur as they got off the bus says he lost his temper and regrets his actions. "I should have never said the N-word," David Russell Miller said Wednesday, Nov. 30. "I apologize for everything, to all the kids."
MOORHEAD — A police report sheds more light on what preceded a Moorhead school bus driver's decision to abandon about 20 students in the city's industrial park and use a...
FARGO — A national Lutheran leader's support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's pipeline protest has drawn sharp criticism from a North Dakota bishop and has led a state judge to resign her post as a church official. Elizabeth Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), issued a statement Nov. 14, expressing solidarity with the tribe in its fight against the route of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
FARGO — North Dakota's court system has decided not to eliminate Fargo's two judicial referee positions, but 56 other jobs will be cut statewide, state court administrator Sally Holewa said. Officials in the East Central Judicial District, which covers Cass, Steele and Traill counties, said last month that they had suggested slashing both of Fargo's referee positions after being asked to submit budget-trimming proposals to state court leaders.