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Wrigley Takes Oath of Office as North Dakota Attorney General

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFGO/PRAIRIE PUBLIC RADIO/KVRR) – Former US Attorney Drew Wrigley has taken the oath of office as North Dakota Attorney General after being appointed by Gov. Doug Burgum. It was done in a private ceremony.  Supreme Court Chief Justice Jon Jensen administered the oath. North Dakota’s longest-serving Attorney General, Wayne Stenehjem, passed away at the end of January. Earlier,…

Public Funeral Services Set For North Dakota’s Attorney General

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne StenehjemBISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — Funeral services are set for North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem who died suddenly on Friday at the age of 68. The visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the North Dakota State Capitol Great Hall.  The funeral service begins at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Bismarck Event…

Drew Wrigley Announces Bid For ND Attorney General

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — The former U.S. Attorney for North Dakota jumps back into politics. Drew Wrigley is seeking the Republican nomination for North Dakota Attorney General. “I’ve established a proven record of Conservative, accountable, law-and-order leadership. And that’s a record on which I stand today as I announce my candidacy for North Dakota Attorney General.” His announcement comes two…

Former US Attorney Drew Wrigley intends to run for North Dakota Attorney General

Drew Wrigley tells KVRR that he plans to file paperwork for his candidacy.

FARGO (KVRR) – Former U.S. attorney Drew Wrigley plans to run for North Dakota attorney general. Drew Wrigley tells KVRR that he plans to file paperwork for his candidacy. Wrigley, 56, makes his announcement two weeks after current AG Wayne Stenehjem said he won’t run for reelection next year. Stenehjem has been Attorney General since 2001. East Central District Court…

People Requesting Refunds for Fargo Taco & Margarita Festival

Attendees are asking for refunds after the first Fargo's Taco and Margarita Festival went south.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A highly anticipated festival turns out to be a debacle for many who attended. “I’m from this community, so I always like to support it and I am just really disappointed in this event for what you’ve paid,” Event Attendee Kathleen Heidrich said. Attendees are asking for refunds after the first Fargo’s Taco and Margarita Festival…

Fargo requests North Dakota Attorney General’s Office investigation into former Deputy Chief’s actions

The Attorney General has been requested to refer the matter to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo has requested the North Dakota Attorney General’s Office conduct its own investigation into former Deputy Chief Todd Osmundon’s actions during the George Floyd protest and riot on May 30. The Fargo Police Department provided all applicable information to the Fargo City Attorney’s Office which then sent the materials to the Attorney General’s Office. The Attorney…

Few North Dakotans Seeking Pardons on Pot Offenses

Only about three dozen people have applied to date.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota’s attorney general says few people are so far taking advantage of a policy change that lets people with low-level marijuana convictions petition to have their records wiped clean if they avoid unlawful behavior for five years. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says as many as 175,000 marijuana convictions over several decades could be eligible. But only about three…

ND State AG Wants Feds To Pay For DAPL Protest Costs

Stenehjem says the federal government was negligent for allowing the protest to take place on land that's managed by the Corps of Engineers.

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFGO) – North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has filed a multi-million dollar claim against the Army Corps of Engineers to recover the costs associated with the 2016 Dakota Access Pipeline Protest. Stenehjem says the federal government was negligent for allowing the protest to take place on land that’s managed by the Corps of Engineers. “I think that…

ND Attorney General Investigating Contractor

Studs to Rugs closed without warning, leaving an unknown number of customers in limbo.

BISMARCK – The attorney general’s consumer protection division is opening an investigation into a Fargo building and remodeling contractor. Studs to Rugs closed without warning, leaving an unknown number of customers in limbo. Asst. Attorney General Parrell Grossman says a state law approved two years ago makes contractor fraud a crime. The owner of Studs to Rugs has not responded…

Fargo City Attorney Seeks Guidance On Recall Effort

Fargo's city attorney is wondering whether there's enough time between when a special recall vote for City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn could be held and when he would be up for re-election.

FARGO (KFGO) – Fargo’s city attorney is wondering whether there’s enough time between when a special recall vote for City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn could be held and when he would be up for re-election. Erik Johnson wants the attorney general to decide. He’s asking for an attorney general’s opinion. State law there must be 95 days from the time the…