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ND Game and Fish Department: Many Successful Deer Hunters Last Season

Hunter success for white-tailed bucks was 72 percent and for white-tailed does 60 percent.

NORTH DAKOTA — Two-thirds of North Dakota deer hunters had success in bagging an animal last season. The state Game and Fish Department made 49,000 deer gun licenses available last year. Officials say 44,140 deer hunters took to the field, taking about 29,300 deer. Hunter success for white-tailed bucks was 72 percent and for white-tailed does 60 percent. A record…

Man Jailed After Major Meth Bust in Wahpeton

Street Value Estimated at Over $1 Million

A man has been arrested in Wahpeton after authorities uncovered 13 pounds of meth worth over $1 million on the streets. Louis Douphinais, 29, was arrested in a mobile home at 2104 2nd Street North in Wahpeton on Friday. In addition to the meth, drug task force agents found drug paraphernalia, two handguns and an AK-47. Douphinais is facing charges…

Changing Gun Laws Could Change the Game for Campus Gun Policies

The proposed bill to allow guns in state owned buildings put Universities in a legal grey area

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Board of Higher education passed a measure making it the only body who can decide if guns should be allowed on college campuses. It’s in response to North Dakota lawmakers proposing another gun bill which would allow firearms into buildings owned or managed by the state. This would put public universities like NDSU in…

LIVE: Firearm Safety

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Learns How to Properly Shoot a Gun

Although the new concealed carry law doesn’t require a permit, many people believe that it is important to know how to properly handle a firearm. Firearm safety instructor, Craig Roe, teaches KVRR’s Jackie Kelly how to properly shoot a firearm.     Categories: Morning – In The Community, News Landing Page, North Dakota News Tags: Firearm Safety, guns, Red River…

Gov. Burgum Signs Controversial Conceal and Carry Bill into Law

However, the new law does not apply to people who cross the border or go to other states and it does not allow a person who has been convicted of a felony or violent crime to carry

  BISMARCK, N.D. — BeginningĀ August 1st, 2017, it will beĀ legal to carry a concealed handgun without a permit in North Dakota. Governor Burgum signed the controversial bill into law Thursday. Under the new law, people of the state who do not have a criminal record will be able to carry a concealed handgun if they have a valid state driver’s…

Minnesota Gun Permits Hit All Time High

The state began issuing permits to carry guns in 2003

  MINNESOTA — Minnesota issued more gun carry permits in 2016 than in any year since it began distributing the permits. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says sheriff’s departments granted 71,156 permits last year. That’s nearly 60 percent more permits than given in 2015. The state began issuing permits to carry guns in 2003. The BCA’s report says sheriff’s…

ND House, Senate Adjourn Until March

Lawmakers in both chambers voted on a few final bills before adjourning for the mid-session break

  BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota House and Senate have both adjourned until Wednesday March 1. Lawmakers in both chambers voted on a few final bills before adjourning for the mid-session break. When the session continues next week, the House will take action on Senate bills and vice versa. It will be day 37 of the legislative session which…

North Dakota Lawmakers To Talk About Marijuana, Guns and Shopping

2017 Legislative Session in Bismarck

North Dakota’s legislative session is entering its fourth week with lawmakers set to consider a host of bills sure to draw citizens to the Capitol. The measures range from medical marijuana and ethics to gun-carrying and Sunday shopping. Another high-profile measure sponsored by Republican House Majority Leader Al Carlson would make it a crime for adults to wear masks in…

Jamestown Man Charged in Police Standoff

Troy Elhard is facing multiple charges after barricading himself in a house for eight hours the day after Christmas

33-year-old Elhard was arrested after a standoff in Jamestown ended peacefully.A Jamestown man has been criminally charged following a lengthy standoff with local law enforcement the day after Christmas. Troy Elhard, 33, is facing felony charges of aggravated assault, domestic violence, preventing arrest, and discharge of other duties. Authorities were called to a trailer house where a woman said she…