Divide County

Sen. Hoeven Checks On Security Along Northern Border

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption BURKE CO., N.D. — Following his trip south last month, North Dakota Senator John Hoeven is getting a look at operations along the northern border. The Republican is a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Committee. He was joined by county sheriffs from Burke, Divide and Renville counties along with Border Patrol and other…

Unlicensed Hunting Guide Faces Up To 35 Years In Prison

Randal Layman Jr. of Tennessee faces seven felony counts of exploiting wildlife in North Dakota

DIVIDE COUNTY, ND — A Tennessee man accused of illegally acting as a hunting guide in North Dakota for several years has pleaded not guilty. Twenty-six-year-old Randal Layman Jr. faces seven felony counts of exploiting wildlife that together carry a maximum punishment of 35 years in prison and $70,000 in fines. Investigators from the Divide County Sheriff’s Office and the North…

ND oil patch hiring is on the rise

If you’re looking for a job, a recent report shows jobs are steadily increasing in the oil patch. Job Service North Dakota found that job openings in Divide, McKenzie and Williams counties were at their highest level last month since July 2015. The three counties have a significant need for health care professionals and teachers. But that’s not all. More…