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Motocross Racer Dies After Crash During Race In Jamestown

GoFundMe Set Up To Help Family Of Cody Martin

A motocross racer from Bismarck has died after a crash while racing in Jamestown. Now, you can help support the family. That’s according to a GoFundMe page set up for the family of Cody Martin. The page says he died June 13th from injuries he sustained during a race. The GoFundMe organizer writes, “No matter if it was detailing or…

Bismarck City Commission kills chicken proposal

BISMARCK, N.D. – City leaders in Bismarck have killed a proposal to allow chickens within city limits. The Bismarck City Commission denied a request from the city Planning and Zoning Commission to hold a public hearing on a potential ordinance that would have allowed city residents to keep up to four chickens. Commissioner Steve Marquardt said he was concerned about…

Talks Between Essentia Health & CommonSpirit Health End With No Deal

FARGO, N.D. — Negotiations between Essentia Health and CommonSpirit Health about merging come to an end with no agreement. CommonSpirit owns facilities operating under the CHI brand in North Dakota and Minnesota. The deal would have included CHI Saint Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck and thirteen critical access hospitals in addition to clinics and living communities. The organizations had signed…

ND governor seeks to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — Governor Doug Burgum announces an effort to make North Dakota carbon-neutral by the end of the 2030. The announcement came at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck. Burgum says the state could gain an advantage by storing carbon by creating an enhanced oil recovery plan with carbon. Ron Ness, President of the North Dakota Petroleum…

North Dakota Dem-NPL elects Patrick Hart as new chair

Hart is a small business owner living in Bismarck

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — Dem-NPL leaders from across North Dakota elected Patrick Hart to serve as the new State Party Chair on Saturday. Hart is a small business owner living in Bismarck. He previously served as the Dem-NPL Vice Chair. Vice Chair Kari Breker, DNC Committeeman Adam Goldwyn, Treasurer Tracey Wilkie, and Secretary Birgit Pruess were also elected. “Together, we’ll…

Tattoo artist accused of spray painting businesses acquitted

BISMARCK, N.D. – A tattoo artist accused of spray painting his logo on some businesses in Bismarck has been acquitted of felony criminal mischief. The prosecutor who handled the case against 33-year-old Richard Hudson was scolded by the judge during the trial and was fired before hearing the verdict. Hudson was accused of painting the word CRAN, which is his…

Police investigate shooting in Bismarck

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/KCND) – Bismarck Police are investigating a late night shooting that happened yesterday around 11:00 pm. Officers responded to the 1600 block of Mapleton Ave after reports of gunfire. Two individuals had gunshot wounds. They were taken to a local hospital. Their conditions have not been released. Bismarck Police believe this to be a targeted attack on the…

Gov. Doug Burgum Recovering From Hip Surgery

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum is recovering this weekend after undergoing hip replacement surgery. The 64-year-old Republican had surgery Friday to replace his left hip. Gubernatorial authority was briefly delegated to Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford on Friday morning. Sanford said he didn’t take any actions before Burgum resumed his authority. Burgum issued a statement saying the surgery went well…

Bismarck father accused of injuring infant daughter

BISMARCK, N.D. – A Bismarck man is facing felony charges after being accused of injuring his 4-month-old daughter. The 22-year-old father is charged with felony child abuse, which carries a maximum 10-year prison sentence upon conviction. A police affidavit says the baby’s head injuries were discovered during a medical visit in late February. The affidavit says Denzil Harvest was the…

Man sought in downtown Fargo bar shooting

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Fargo police are looking for Brandon Roosevelt Grant in connection with a downtown shooting that happened early  Sunday. Three people were shot near the Bismarck Bar in the 500 block of Broadway.  Police said Monday that all three victims remain in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police say Grant is considered armed and dangerous and should…