WAYNE STENEHJEM

Legislative Committee Wants Wrigley To Do More About Deleted Emails

Drew WrigleyBISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — North Dakota legislators are asking questions of Attorney General Drew Wrigley after his predecessor’s emails were deleted. The Government Administration committee was initially investigating transparency in the leasing of state government buildings. But it is now also looking into the deletion of the emails, which Wrigley has claimed did not violate any policy. It was…

ND AG Wrigley won’t allow independent investigation into deleting of Stenehjem’s emails

Drew WrigleyBISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – Republican North Dakota Attorney General Drew Wrigley dismisses bipartisan calls for an independent investigation into possible violations of the office’s former administrative assistant Liz Brocker deleting his predecessor’s emails. Wrigley says his office’s investigation found no criminal wrongdoing into the deletion of Wayne Stenehjem’s emails after he died and he considers the matter closed. Brocker…

Employee Who Deleted Late AG Stenehjem’s Emails Resigns

Late North Dakota Attorney General Wayne StenehjemFARGO, N.D. (AP) – An employee in the North Dakota attorney general’s office who handled the deletion of the former AG’s email account has resigned. Administrative assistant Liz Brocker, who helped clear the email account of former attorney general Wayne Stenehjem after he died in office, turned in her resignation letter on Friday. A…

Fargo judge will not run for Attorney General

FARGO (KVRR-KFGO) – A district judge in Fargo has decided not to seek the Republican nomination for attorney general. East-Central District Judge Wade Webb had considered the race, but he says after careful family and other considerations, he decided against it. Webb was an Assistant Cass County State’s Attorney for seven years until he was appointed to the bench by then-Gov….

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,…

Drew Wrigley Appointed To Fill Attorney General Stenehjem’s Term

Drew WrigleyBISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed former U.S. attorney and lieutenant governor Drew Wrigley to serve out the remainder of Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s term. Wrigley will take the oath of office at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Capitol. He announced last month that he would be seeking the Republican nomination for Attorney General after Stenehjem…

ND Attorney General Stenehjem died of heart attack

ND Attorney General Stenehjem died of heart attack

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – The wife of North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says he died of a heart attack and associated effects last week. The 68-year-old Republican was found unresponsive in his Bismarck home and died several hours later. Beth Stenehjem thanked responding police officers, firefighters, paramedics, emergency room personnel and doctors at Sanford Health. Categories: Local News, North…

ND AG Wayne Stenehjem remembered as a family man at his funeral

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is being remembered not just for the work he did, but the family man and friend he was to many.

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is being remembered not just for the work he did, but the family man and friend he was to many. “Wayne Stenehjem will go down in the history books as the longest serving attorney general in North Dakota’s history and certainly one of the most impactful. And yet none of…

Burgum will wait before appointing Stenehjem’s successor

Gov. Doug Burgum, Attorney General Wayne StenehjemBISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum won’t discuss who he will appoint to serve out the remainder of Wayne Stenehjem’s term until after the funeral of the longtime attorney general. Stenehjem died Friday at age 68, just a month after announcing his plans to retire at the end of this year. The…

Public Funeral Services Set For North Dakota’s Attorney General

Late 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…