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Perham Couple Killed In Motorcycle Crash in Wyoming

HULETT, WY — Two people from Perham, Minnesota are killed in a motorcycle crash near Hulett, Wyoming on Tuesday. Wyoming Highway Patrol says 56-year-old James Neyens lost control on a curve, ran off the road and hit a traffic post. Neyens and his passenger, 56-year-old Mary Aitken, died at the scene. The patrol says neither Neyens or Aitken were wearing…

Company Seeks Permits to Expand Pipeline in North Dakota

The proposed Bridger Expansion project included two separate oil pipelines.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A Wyoming company is seeking permits and landowner permission to expand its pipeline network to carry crude from that state and North Dakota to a hub in Oklahoma. Casper-based Bridger Pipeline LLC launched a website this week with information for landowners and others. The proposed Bridger Expansion project included two separate oil pipelines. One straddles North Dakota and Montana…

Attorney Asks Judge To Release Shooting Threat Suspect To Mental Health Treatment Center

44-year-old Joshua Mjoness of Christine, North Dakota Was Arrested In Yellowstone With A Handgun And 50 Rounds of Ammo

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Attorneys for a Christine, North Dakota man accused of threatening to shoot people at an office in Idaho wants him released to a mental-health treatment center. A public defender for 44-year-old Joshua Mjoness told a judge in Wyoming that defense attorneys might seek inpatient treatment. The judge didn’t make any rulings. Federal investigators say Mjoness threatened to…

North Dakota Population Hits All-Time High, Minnesota Population Also Rises

Minnesota's population grew by 43,000 people between 2017 and 2018

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota’s population has grown to an all-time high. The U.S. Census Bureau says that as of July 1, North Dakota’s population was estimated at 760,077 people. That’s up 4,900 people from an estimate in July 2017. The population has grown since the 2010 Census pegged it at more than 672,000 and it grew as the Bakken oil…

Another Pipeline Would Transport Bakken Crude Oil Out Of North Dakota

the Liberty Pipeline would transport 350,000 barrels of oil per day from the Bakken and Rockies production areas to Corpus Christi, Texas

WILLISTON, ND — Phillips 66 and Bridger Pipeline say they have preliminary plans for a new pipeline to send Bakken crude oil to Texas. The companies say the Liberty Pipeline would transport 350,000 barrels of oil per day from the Bakken and Rockies production areas to Corpus Christi. A spokesman says there’s a need for more crude oil pipeline capacity…

Pilot Error To Blame For Crash That Killed Three

The single engine Cessna went down in a field shortly after take off from the Thief River Falls Airport, enroute to Rawlins, Wyoming.

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. – The National Transportation Safety Board says a plane that crashed near Thief River Falls, killing three Wyoming men likely occurred because the pilot lost control due to spatial disorientation, the inability of a pilot to determine altitude or airspeed in relation to the ground. The single engine Cessna went down in a field shortly after…

“Spatial Disorientation” To Blame For Deadly 2017 Plane Crash Near Thief River Falls

Three Men From Wyoming Died In The Crash

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN — A final report from federal investigators says the plane that crashed near Thief River Falls killing three Wyoming men likely occurred because the pilot lost control due to spatial disorientation. The Rawlins Times reports 69-year-old pilot Moy Wing, 27-year-old Brian Duke and 26-year-old Zach Ostertag died when the single-engine Cessna went down shortly after takeoff from…

NDSU Students Help Out Passengers in a Flipped Car in Wyoming

The five students were coming back from a conference in California

FARGO, N.D. — Five NDSU students were simply just college students last week, but an encounter on the road in Wyoming made them heroes. Terrance Hanlon, Evan Wurden, Martin Eichers, and staff member Benjamin Kading jumped into action when they saw a vehicle go off the side of the road in front of them in Wyoming. Not only did they help…

College Wrestling: No. 22 Wyoming Topples the Bison, 32-6

No. 22-ranked Wyoming won the final five bouts and 8 of 10 overall in rolling to a 32-6 win over North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) No. 22-ranked Wyoming won the final five bouts and 8 of 10 overall in rolling to a 32-6 win over North Dakota State University in a Big 12 Conference dual Saturday, Jan. 20, before 627 spectators in Scheels Center   North Dakota State (5-7, 0-5 #Big12WR) is scheduled to wrestle at No. 24 Purdue (5-4,…