Man on Probation for Murder Arrested for Drunken Driving

McIntosh County State's Attorney Mary DePuydt has filed a petition to revoke Caspers' probation.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A return to prison is possible for a man convicted in a 2010 murder after he was arrested this week for driving while intoxicated. 36-year-old Nicholas Caspers served about 6 years in prison for the death of Paul Varner before he was released on probation in 2017. He pleaded guilty to felony murder in 2011. The state Department of…

UPDATE: Woman Dead After Rollover in McIntosh County, ND Identified

UPDATE: The North Dakota Highway Patrol have identified the passenger that died after a rollover in McIntosh County Thursday as 23-year-old Courtney Degree of Mandan. NEAR ASHLEY, N.D. – A 23-year-old Mandan woman is dead after being thrown from a car in McIntosh County, North Dakota. The rollover happened around 12:45 Thursday afternoon on Highway 11 20 miles west of…

U.S. Marshal & Former McIntosh Co., ND Deputy Dies in Texas

Courtesy: Officer Down Memorial PageCorpus Christi, Texas – A Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal and former McIntosh County, North Dakota Deputy has died in Texas due to a medical condition. The U.S. Marshals Service says 45-year-old Norman Merkel died inside the fitness room of the federal courthouse in Corpus Christi. Security officers administered CPR, but Merkel passed away at the scene….

Weed That Can Stop Combines Found In North Dakota For The First Time

Palmer amaranth has been positively identified in a soybean field in McIntosh County

MCINTOSH COUNTY, N.D. — A weed that’s strong enough to stop combines and resist many herbicides has been found in North Dakota for the first time. The Agriculture Department says Palmer amaranth has been positively identified in a soybean field in McIntosh County, southeast of Bismarck. The aggressive pigweed species has been found in South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa in…