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New Deadline for ND Governor’s Mansion in February of 2018

As much as $4 million in state money was approved for the construction of the home and $1 million was approved in private donations

ND GOV MANSION 2 ND GOV MANSION 1 BISMARCK, ND — Construction is running behind on the new governor’s mansion in North Dakota. Workers say they were hoping to have the 13,600 square foot building done by Thanksgiving and was then set back to the beginning of the year. But now the deadline for the Burgums is set for late…

Bismarck City Officials Working to Find Ways for Help the Homeless

The United Way has been helping since the closure

  BISMARCK, ND — Bismarck city officials are trying to find new ways of helping the homeless population after the closure of the men’s shelter. The City Commission is working with its budget committee to see how much money they would need to get a shelter up and running. They are hoping to be able to find between $5,000 and…

CEO of Equifax Takes Early Retirement with More than $18 Million in Benefits

Smith called the breach "a disappointing event."

  NATIONAL — The CEO of Equifax announced he is retiring early, just weeks after the company put the financial futures of 143 million Americans at risk and just days before he is set to appear before Congress. Richard Smith, who has held the CEO position since 2005, is stepping down and joining other senior managers who have left the…

President Trump on Meeting Pope Francis: “It was the Honor of a Lifetime”

Trump meets tomorrow with NATO and European Union officials

INTERNATIONAL — President Trump says meeting with Pope Francis was the “honor of a lifetime.” Trump tweeted that a private meeting with the pontiff at the Vatican leaves him “more determined than ever to pursue PEACE in our world.” The president and pope have a contentious history, but appeared on good terms after their conversation. Trump also met with the…

Man Pleads Guilty to Sending Inappropriate Snapchats to Minors

A Grand Forks man is pleading guilty to sending pictures of his private parts to minors.

A Grand Forks man has changed his plea to guilty in Cass County District Court for promoting obscenity to minors. Nine other charges against James Burden were dropped as part of a plea deal. He will be sentenced after a presentence investigation is finished. Burden was accused of sending pictures of his private parts to a number of minors on…