Mandan

WATCH: Trooper justified in Morton County shooting, dashcam video released

UPDATE: The Morton County State’s Attorney’s Office says a North Dakota trooper who shot and killed a man on I-94 13 miles west of Mandan last month was justified. After reviewing evidence, State’s Attorney Allen Koppy said Trooper Steven Mayer was justified in defending himself and others. The Highway Patrol says Mayer acted within department policy. Forty-five-year-old Craig Knutson of…

Body of fisherman recovered from river in Mandan

MANDAN, N.D. – Mandan police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the Heart River. Deputy Chief Lori Flaten says the body of the 32-year-old man was found in the river Monday morning. He has not been identified. A bicyclist spotted the body in the river near the Sitting Bull Bridge on Highway 1806 in…

Chad Isaak found guilty in Mandan quadruple murder case

Prosecutors presented the case as a puzzle in which all of the pieces point to Isaak.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A jury has found a chiropractor and Navy veteran guilty in the gruesome killings of four people at a North Dakota property management firm. Jurors returned guilty verdicts Friday on all counts against Chad Isaak, who was charged in the deaths of RJR Maintenance & Management co-owner Robert Fakler and employees Adam Fuehrer, William Cobb and…

Trial Begins For Chiropractor Accused of Killing Four People In Mandan

BISMARCK, N.D.– An attorney for a chiropractor accused in the gruesome killings of four people at a Mandan property management firm says the case amounts to a rush to judgment based on bad information that led to the wrong conclusion. Forty-seven-year-old Chad Isaak, of Washburn, is accused of killing RJR Maintenance and Management co-owner Robert Fakler and employees Adam Fuehrer,…

Fatal OHV Crash On North Dakota State Fairgrounds

MINOT, N.D. — The North Dakota State Fair in Minot ends with a tragic fatal crash on the fairgrounds. The driver of an off highway vehicle swerved and struck a parked vehicle in the parking lot Sunday morning around 12:40. The male driver and female passenger were both thrown from the OHV and the driver died. The passenger has serious,…

Supreme Court: Judgeship to stay in Mandan

BISMARCK (KFGO/KVRR)  – A soon-to-be-vacant South Central District judgeship will stay in Mandan. The North Dakota Supreme Court made that decision following Judge John Grinsteiner plans to retire Aug. 20. When a district judge leaves, the Supreme Court determines whether to keep the judgeship in the present location, move it elsewhere or abolish it. The decision is based on statewide…

Charges filed after boy found outdoors in cold

MANDAN, N.D. – A Mandan couple is charged with child endangerment after their 4-year-old son, dressed in pajamas, was found outdoors in freezing temperatures. An affidavit says a caller told police the child was visibly shaking when found three-tenths of a mile from his home Saturday morning without shoes and wrapped in a blanket. The temperature was 19 degrees. Twenty-six-year-old…

As COVID-19 Cases Rise, Leaders Look At Bed Capacity In Bismarck-Mandan

BISMARCK, N.D. — Governor Doug Burgum and other state leaders meet with the heads of Sanford and CHI hospitals in Bismarck to talk about bed capacity. COVID-19 numbers continue to rise across the state but especially in Bismarck-Mandan. They say there is an increasing number of people showing up at Sanford with a variety of needs including COVID-19. Sanford will…