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North Dakota Mourns Passing Of Local Motor Sports Legend

On Monday, Danny Schatz passed away after a multi-year battle with cancer. The Schatz family has left a historic impression not just in the world of Midwestern race tracks but in the entire world of motorsports. Danny Schatz was a Sprint Car driver in the 1970s but it wasn't his skills behind the wheel that would impact the sport, it was what he created with his son Donny that would dominate racing for decades.
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Street Closures In Mandan During The 4th Of July Festivities

Mandan is the place to be over the 4th of July. All the activities from the parade in the morning, art in the park, to the rodeo and finally the incredible fireworks show at dusk, it's good to be on the west side of the river. Not to mention you can blow things up right in the city.

Legion baseball teams in action for Monday doubleheaders

Legion baseball teams continue to stay busy this summer, with multiple double headers in play Monday. Scores: Garrison Titans (12), Mandan A’s (8) Game One, Garrison Titans (2), Mandan A’s (13) Game Two Surrey Blue Sox (7), Burlington Bulldogs (5) Game One, Surrey Blue Sox (9), Burlington Bulldogs (5) Game Two

Mandan Now Limited to Two Days Of Fireworks. Dogs Rejoice.

2021 was a drought so this is Mandan's first year of reduced days. In August 2020, Mandan City Commissioners drew up a new ordinance banning the use of fireworks in the city on July 2nd. So starting in 2021, lighting fireworks will only be legal in Mandan city limits on July 3rd and 4th. They also reduced the times to noon to midnight on both July 3rd and 4th. Years past you could light off your fireworks until 2 AM on the morning of July 5th.

Mandan police release annual report: assaults up, drugs and DUIs down

MANDAN, N.D. (KFYR) - Assault offenses are up, but drug and narcotic offenses, as well as DUIs, are down in the city of Mandan. The 2021 Mandan Police Annual Report was released to the public Monday and presents comprehensive statistical data of the last three years of reported information. Assault offenses were up 13% between 2020 and 2021, but drug and narcotic offenses were down 10% in the same time. Notably, the number of DUIs dropped slightly from 63 in 2020 to just 60 in 2021, a decrease of 5%. While COVID could be a contributing factor, Police Chief Jason Ziegler thinks there could be other explanations.

Rodeo Week in Mandan

MANDAN, N.D. (KFYR) - Mandan Rodeo Days started ten years before North Dakota became a state. When an event has been around that long, you know you have history on your side. It actually played a part in coining the phrase “Cowboy Christmas” because years ago, Mandan Rodeo Days was part of a loop with Cheyenne and Calgary.

Mandan Police Department releases 2021 annual report

The Mandan Police Department has just released its annual report for the year 2021, reflecting on its successes in both decreasing the number of crimes, working with the community, and training its officers to properly enforce the law and handle difficult situations. “The officers of the Mandan Police Department will continue to work with all […]

Ziemann celebrates 47 consecutive years umpiring at McQuades

This year marks McQuade Charity softball tournament number 47, and there might be some people who can say they’ve attended all of them, but only one man has been on the field at every tournament. Mandan Native Allan Ziemann is the only person that has umpired every tournament since 1976. Ziemann recalls the first McQuade […]