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FBI Offers Reward In Olivia Lone Bear Death Investigation

Anyone with information is urged to call 1-800-CALLFBI

NEW TOWN, N.D. — The FBI is now offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information in the death of Olivia Lone Bear of Newtown, North Dakota. The agency is also finally releasing information about the case to her family and others. United States Attorney Drew Wrigley and FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge Robert Perry traveled to New…

Still No Answers One Year After American Indian Woman’s Death

Thirty-two-year-old Olivia Lone Bear disappeared from the Fort Berthold Reservation in 2017.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ Authorities still aren’t providing details into cause of death of an American Indian woman whose body was found in a submerged truck one year ago. The Bismarck Tribune reports the FBI’s refusal to release information in the case of Olivia Lone Bear has been frustrating for her family, and tribal and state officials. Thirty-two-year-old Olivia Lone…

Lawsuit Against State of North Dakota Claims 2017 Statute Unconstitutional

It would affect state resources include the mineral rights of Lake Sakakawea and other royalties

  FARGO, N.D. —┬áState Rep. Marvin Nelson and Paul Sorum, a 2012 GOP candidate for governor of North Dakota, are two of five plaintiffs bringing a lawsuit against the state. They claim a 2017 statute transferring almost $2 billion of North Dakota state resources is unconstitutional. Those state resources include the mineral rights of Lake Sakakawea and other royalties. If…

Body of New Town Man Found in Lake Sakakawea

Preliminary results from an autopsy indicate he drowned

MOUNTRAIL COUNTY, ND — The body of a New Town man who went missing in June has been found. The Mountrail County Sheriff’s Office says anglers on Lake Sakakawea found the body of 41-year-old Chad Kanine on Sunday. He was positively identified through a tattoo. Kanine went missing June 11 while going jet skiing on Lake Sakakawea. Preliminary results from…

Searches Continue for Two Men Involved in Separate Incidents on North Dakota Waterways

Volunteers are assisting various agencies

  NORTH DAKOTA — Two men are presumed drowned in separate incidents on North Dakota waterways. Forty-two-year-old Chad Kanine, of Parshall, was operating a jet ski when he disappeared on the Missouri River arm of Lake Sakakawea June 11. A boater later found Kanine’s jet ski with no one on board. About 125 miles to the northwest, the search continues…