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Former “Studs to Rugs” Owner Barred From Doing Business In North Dakota

Tim Rosene, Owner of Studs to RugsBISMARCK, ND (KFGO) –  Former Fargo contractor and business owner Timothy Rosene, is barred from doing business in North Dakota for at least the next five years, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. In October, 2017, the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection division initiated an investigation of Rosene, doing business as Studs to Rugs, Inc., after…

McHenry, ND Woman Claims Her $1 Million Powerball Prize

Tammy Edland's ticket matched all five white balls in Saturday's drawing

BISMARCK, ND — You can bet Tammy Edland from McHenry, North Dakota is very happy. She was presented a $1 million check by Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. Tammy purchased her winning Powerball Pick & Click ticket online through the North Dakota Lottery Players Club and matched all five white balls in Saturday’s drawing. The Pick & Click allows players to buy…

Three Contractors Banned From Doing Business In North Dakota

the three took thousands of dollars in advance payments from homeowners for work that they failed to do

BISMARCK, ND — Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has banned three unlicensed contractors from doing business in North Dakota. Tyler Giles of Fargo, Timothy Jacobson of Fairmount and Patrick Peltier of Bottineau violated the state’s consumer fraud and contractor licensing laws. Stenehjem says the three took thousands of dollars in advance payments from homeowners for work that they failed to do. He…

Industrial Commission Falls Behind On Publishing Meeting Minutes

Executive Director Places Some Blame On Assistant's Extended Medical Leave

Gov. Doug Burgum, Wayne Stenehjem, Doug GoehringBISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Industrial Commission is eight months behind in publishing meeting minutes. The commission is made up of Gov. Doug Burgum, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring. Executive Director Karlene Fine says her assistant has been out for an extended medical leave, which has contributed to the…

Fargo Firefighter Named State Fire Marshal

Doug Nelson Will Replace Jeff Huber Who Resigned Last April

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota has a new State Fire Marshal and he’s from Fargo. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has appointed Doug Nelson to replace Jeff Huber who resigned last April. Nelson has been a firefighter since 2002 and has most recently served as a fire inspector and investigator with the Fargo Fire Department. He was recommended by a committee…

North Dakota Could Sue Federal Government Over Protest Costs

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says he plans to file a claim

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota could go after the federal government to recoup costs from policing the Dakota Access oil pipeline protests. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says he plans to file a claim with the Army Corps of Engineers and possibly other federal agencies. If it’s rejected, the state might sue. Protests in 2016 and 2017 brought thousands of pipeline…

Oral Arguments Set for ND Legislature’s Lawsuit Against Governor

The state's high court scheduled the arguments for March 19.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ The North Dakota Supreme Court has set oral arguments in the Legislature’s lawsuit against Gov. Doug Burgum challenging his veto powers. The state’s high court scheduled the arguments for March 19. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is defending Burgum in the lawsuit. Stenehjem says he will base his argument on a previous opinion he authored in June…