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Bismarck Police Searching for Suspect in Target Recording Case

An arrest warrant has been issued and a complaint has been signed for Izac Krous

BISMARCK, ND — Bismarck police are looking for a 22-year-old man they suspect placed a cell phone in a women’s fitting room at Target in Bismarck. An arrest warrant has been issued and a complaint has been signed for Izac Krous. The woman told police she was trying on clothes May 3rd when she found a phone had been placed…

Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Standing Rock Chairman

The lawsuit claimed Archambault threatened pipeline workers and interfered with pipeline work

BISMARCK, ND — A federal judge is dismissing a lawsuit from Dakota Access LLC against Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault, but it may not mean he is in the clear. The judge said the company failed to prove its claim that Archambault and four others caused more than $75,000 in damages for Dakota Access during the protests in…

Two Juveniles Among 20 Arrests in Bismarck Prostitution Sting

The suspects range in age from 17-years-old to 56-years-old

  BISMARCK, ND — Bismarck Police have arrested at least 18 adults and two juveniles in a prostitution sting at a local motel. The suspects range in age from 17-years-old to 56-years-old. All of the suspects are facing possible misdemeanor charges that have a maximum sentence of 30 days in jail. Police say they posted an advertisement for prostitution on…

ND Lawmakers Consider Overriding Governor’s Veto on Money for Townships

Gov. Burgum vetoed a $16 million appropriation that would have provided each non-oil producing township $10,000

  BISMARCK, ND — As Gov. Burgum prepares to give the commencement address at NDSU on Saturday, legislators could be headed back to Bismarck. Legislative leaders will decide this week whether to return to and attempt to override a veto by the governor. He vetoed a $16 million appropriation that would have provided each non-oil producing township $10,000. Burgum said…

North Dakota Legislature Adjourns for 2017 Session

Leaders thanked members in each party and their staffs for all of their work to get the session done before the mandated 80-day cutoff

  BISMARCK, ND — After four months and 77 days in session, the North Dakota legislature has adjourned the 2017 session. Leaders thanked members in each party and their staffs for all of their work to get the session done before the mandated 80-day cutoff. Gov. Burgum thanked the legislature for “working with the executive branch and other state agencies…

Update: Bismarck Woman Dies of Injuries from Rollover Crash on I-9

Sailer died later from her injuries and Backer was seriously injured

BURLEIGH COUNTY, N.D. — The Bismarck woman who was thrown from her vehicle after a rollover crash on April 16th has died from her injuries. The highway patrol says 55-year-old Gail Sailer and 57-year-old Mark Backer were in a vehicle that was rear-ended on I-94 by a vehicle driven by 26-year-old Joran Griffin, also of Bismarck. The patrol says Sailer…

Harlem Globetrotters Attempt Basketball Shot from Top of Bismarck Capitol Building

A couple of the Globetrotters joined the governor and were actually filming a segment for their upcoming appearance in Bismarck--VIDEO COURTESY OF THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS YOUTUBE

BISMARCK, N.D. — On Tuesday night, we told you about Governor Burgum’s attempts to shoot and make a basket from the top of the capitol building in Bismarck. A couple of the Globetrotters joined the governor and were actually filming a segment for their upcoming appearance in Bismarck. Actually, they are here in Fargo as we speak at Scheels Arena….

Nursing Program That Was In Jeopardy Is Safe For Now

Sanford Officials Reach Deal With State Lawmakers

BISMARCK, N.D. – Sanford Health has renegotiated a contract to keep a nursing program open in Bismarck. The action comes after legislators introduced an amendment in the higher education budget that would not allow any state money or private funds to be spent on the program. NDSU took over the program three years ago but lawmakers have not been happy…

Senate Approves $15.2 Million for Bala

The lawsuit settlement was for $13.5 million

COURTESY: KFGOBISMARCK, N.D. The North Dakota Senate has approved $15.2 million to pay back the owner of a former Fargo horse betting business. Susan Bala was convicted of illegal betting but a federal appeals court overturned the conviction, and ordered the state to pay Bala back. The lawsuit settlement was for $13.5 million. With interest, that amounts to an estimated…

Bismarck Oral Surgeon Suspended

She has a solo practice at Oral Surgery Center of Bismarck

  BISMARCK, N.D. — An oral surgeon in Bismarck has temporarily closed her practice after being suspended. The North Dakota Board of Medical Examiners issued an emergency suspension for Dr. Mansureh Iravani. She has a solo practice at Oral Surgery Center of Bismarck. She was accused of pulling the wrong teeth, starting procedures without enough sedation and yanking so hard…