Cass County State's Attorney Birch Burdick said his letter seeking an attorney general's opinion "was not written at the urging of any voting rights groups. I simply found the law was not as clear as it could be regarding proof of citizenship.
Cass County State's Attorney Birch Burdick has requested that North Dakota Attorney General Drew Wrigley take over prosecutorial decisions in the case of the fatal shooting of Shane Netterville. Burdick said he can't recall an officer-involved shooting case that he didn't review in Cass County.
Glenn Smith, 67, of Grandin, was driving a motorcycle north on Interstate 29 one mile south of Gardner on Friday afternoon at speeds between 65 and 70 mph, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. The speed limit was 75 mph.
"Growing Together" columnist Don Kinzler spends time with North Dakota’s Cass County Soil Conservation District, which is tasked with planting tree windbreaks and establishing conservation measures throughout the county.
A prosecutor is dating a detective, and though Cass County State's Attorney Birch Burdick says his office has taken precautions to properly handle that situation, it's not clear that's actually the case.