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Mandan Officer-Involved Fatal Shooting “Justified”

Prosecutors say Sgt. Nickolas Pynnonen "tried everything in his power to stop'' the shooting from occurring

  MANDAN, ND — A prosecutor has concluded that an officer-involved shooting in Mandan was justified. A Mandan Police spokesman says the shooting death of ex-Marine Ivan Wilson was a tragic example of an officer trying to avoid pulling his gun. He said Sgt. Nickolas Pynnonen “tried everything in his power to stop” the shooting from occurring. A former classmate…

Legion Baseball Roundup: West Fargo Wins Pair in FM Tournament

West Fargo downs Tri-City in extra innings.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – West Fargo legion baseball opened up the 45th Fargo-Moorhead Legion Invitational tournament with a pair of wins on Thursday at Matson Field. West Fargo defeated Mandan 9-1 in five innings in its first game. They later downed Tri-City 4-3 in extra innings. West Fargo is in action on Friday in the tournament at 3:30 p.m. against Fergus…

Search for Missing Mandan Man Continues

Authorities from multiple departments are searching for the man

MANDAN, ND — Authorities are looking for a Mandan man who they say possibly drowned. The man was reported missing Wednesday night. His boat was found empty and idling in the Missouri River near the Fort Rice landing on Thursday. Authorities from multiple departments are searching for the man. Anyone with more info is asked to contact police. Categories: Community,…

Congressman Kevin Cramer’s Town Hall Tussle

The two men were asked to leave the town hall. Video from KXMB in Bismarck

Video from KXMB in Bismarck. MANDAN, ND — Rep. Kevin Cramer’s Town Hall in Mandan quickly escalated into a minor tussle. It started when one person approached Rep. Cramer and attempted to stuff money into the congressman’s jacket pocket in an effort to defend another person in attendance over health care. He then continued to come at Rep. Cramer, demanding…

Police Identify Mandan Man Fatally Shot by Officer

Police say Wilson was shot after he refused to drop a knife and made an aggressive move toward one of the officers

MANDAN, N.D. — Police have identified the man fatally shot by an officer in Mandan. Ivan Wilson, 24, of Mandan, was killed Friday by an officer responding to a domestic dispute on the city’s northeast side. Police say Wilson was shot after he refused to drop a knife and made an aggressive move toward one of the officers. He was…

Officer Involved Shooting In Mandan

The incident happened Friday afternoon after police responded to a domestic disturbance call.

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) _ Authorities say a 24-year-old man wielding a knife was shot and killed by a Mandan officer. The incident happened Friday afternoon after police responded to a domestic disturbance call. Police say the man was shot after he refused to drop the knife and made an aggressive move toward one of the officers. The man was pronounced…

Girl’s State Hockey Roundup: Davies Advances, North/South and United Fall

Fargo Davies plays at 12 P.M. Friday

FARGO, N.D. – The Quarterfinals of the Girl’s State Hockey tournament took place Thursday at Scheels Arena. Fargo Davies was the lone Fargo school to advance to the semifinals with their 3-0 win over Minot. The second seeded Fargo North/South Spartans were defeated in overtime by the Mandan Braves, and West Fargo United fell to Grand Forks 3-1. Fargo Davies…

Two Arrested After $500,000 Meth Bust

Two people arrested after drug bust near Mandan

A half-million dollar drug bust was made near Mandan after a car was stopped for speeding early Saturday morning. A Morton County sheriff’s deputy stopped the car on I-94. The deputy and a K9 found four pounds of meth in the trunk of the rental vehicle along with drug paraphernalia. Two people were arrested and could face drug delivery and…