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BISMARCK — A national industry group has appealed a federal judge’s decision over new North Dakota laws regulating pharmacy benefit managers. The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association appealed U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland’s Sept. 5 decision finding that the state laws passed by the 2017 Legislature were not pre-empted by federal statute and are largely not pre-empted by Medicare rules.
CLAREMONT, Minn. — An 8-year-old girl was killed Friday, Sept. 7, in southeastern Minnesota when the car she was traveling in was rear-ended by an SUV. Her mother and brother were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the crash that occurred shortly after 7 a.m. on U.S. 14 on the east side of Claremont in Dodge County.
BRANDON, Minn. – A 23-month-old girl was run over by a driver maneuvering into a parking stall at Chippewa Park near Brandon, Minn., Saturday afternoon, Aug. 25, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office reported. The toddler, whose name was not immediately released by police, was airlifted to Children’s Hospital in the Twin Cities.
LINTON, N.D. — A 65-year-old motorcyclist died Thursday, Aug. 16, when his Harley Davidson left the roadway hit an embankment, and flew into the air near Linton. The driver, now identified as Mark Henninger, was driving south on ND Highway 1804 about 2:45 p.m. when he lost control of the vehicle and was ejected, according to a release from the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
BISMARCK -- Companies from across the state will offer samples and sales of their products at the 30th annual KMOT Pride of Dakota Day at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot on Monday, July 23. “You’ll find a wide range of quality Pride of Dakota products, such as food and condiments, artwork, books, apparel, jewelry and much more,” Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring said in a release. “It’s a great time and place for fairgoers to meet, shop, and share lunch.”
BISMARCK -- North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger has named a new deputy tax commissioner. He has appointed Sandy McMerty, deputy commissioner with the state Department of Commerce. Her appointment is effective May 29.
MEDORA, N.D. -- A third-grader has been named North Dakota’s winner in this year’s national Doodle 4 Google design competition. Google doodles appear on the popular search engine’s home page and change frequently. Google’s annual contest provides a prompt for students in grades kindergarten through 12 that they use to create their own doodles. This year’s question was “What inspires me?”
BISMARCK -- College graduates working in the science, technology, engineering and medical fields in North Dakota could receive student loan forgiveness. According to a news release from the North Dakota University System, the NDUS and the Bank of North Dakota are offering the 2018 STEM Student Loan Forgiveness Program with applications open until May 31.
AVON, Minn. -- A crash involving a Minnesota Department of Transportation plow left a 29-year-old woman injured Saturday morning, March 31. A 2004 STLG Plow Truck driven by Mark Nienaber, 41, of Swanville, Minn. was westbound on I-94 near Avon, Minn. about 7:45 a.m. A 2006 Chevrolet Impala driven by Ashley Stevens, 29, of Ponsford, Minn., came up behind the MNDOT plow and lost control, resulting in a collision.