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North Dakota Man’s Feud With Neighbors Turns Deadly

A man's home is his castle. There's a reason that phrase has been around for years- because it's a simple statement with such profound implications. I don't want to be misogynistic, so let's say "a person's home is their castle". I feel that way and no doubt you probably do too. There's no place like home. Escape the irritations of the day and just let it all hang out.
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Bismarck Tribune

Mandan man faces drug charge

Authorities have arrested a Mandan man they say had 68 fentanyl pills in his car and told them he’d sold thousands of pills in recent months. A North Dakota state trooper on Tuesday stopped Ronald Corley, 25, for speeding on North 12th Street in Bismarck, according to an affidavit. Bismarck police detectives responded, and Corley’s car was searched after the officers said they smelled marijuana. Police found the pills, marijuana and a loaded handgun, the affidavit states.
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North Dakota health officials discuss omicron variant

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - Since being discovered just less than a week ago, the omicron variant has been discovered in more than 20 countries, including the United States. On Wednesday, the North Dakota Department of Health held a briefing on this variant and what it means for the state. There...
US News and World Report

Pipeline Documents Case Headed to North Dakota High Court

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A legal battle is headed to North Dakota's Supreme Court over access to thousands of documents related to the developer of the Dakota Access Pipeline and the company that oversaw security during construction. Pipeline developer Energy Transfer and its subsidiary Dakota Access LLC last year sued...

North Dakota rolls out online driver's permit test

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Transportation announced Wednesday, Dec. 1, that residents looking to get a driver's permit can take their road knowledge test online at home instead of doing so at one of the department's physical locations around the state. The $10 online test — double the...
Jamestown Sun

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota adds $500 COVID-19 vaccine incentive

FARGO — Ninety-four percent of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota employees will soon be receiving $500 from the insurance provider. That’s because the company has rolled out a $500 incentive for those who have been vaccinated for COVID-19 or have secured an approved medical or religious exemption from receiving the immunization.

Remember that Time Ron Burgundy Became a North Dakota News Anchor?

Eight years ago today, Ron Burgundy came to North Dakota to deliver the news. Back in 2013, the world was preparing for the premiere of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. And, as part of a promotional tour for the movie, North Dakota was lucky enough to be graced with the presence of the legend that is Ron Burgundy. Can you believe it has been eight years since WILL FREAKING FERRELL was here to deliver North Dakotans their news?

What is North Dakota’s favorite Christmas movie?

It’s officially December and the Christmas season is fully underway. Lights are shining bright on every street, beautiful trees are up in every living room, and Christmas music has taken over the airwaves in every car and retail store around the country. But one tradition that everyone seems to love is watching Christmas movies, and […]
Jamestown Sun

Plain Talk: How are North Dakota's businesses handling vaccine mandate uncertainty?

Vaccine mandate policies are a fluid situation right now. They're being challenged in the courts. The federal government is tweaking its policies. In North Dakota, during the recent special session of the Legislature, a bill passed that doesn't ban businesses from implementing vaccine mandates, but did implement a lot of policies dictating what those mandates should look like.