Top agriculture officials from 12 Midwestern states are gathering in North Dakota. The Midwestern Association of State Departments of Agriculture is holding its annual conference through early Monday in the Badlands town of Medora.
One of four people charged with dealing cocaine, heroin, marijuana and ecstasy in North Dakota and Minnesota has been sentenced in federal court. Anthony Ancona pleaded guilty in March to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance.
Authorities have identified a Minnesota construction worker who died while working on a northeastern North Dakota highway. The Highway Patrol says 58-year-old Otis Gohman, of Clear Lake, Minn., died Thursday morning.
University of North Dakota head football coach Chris Mussman has announced the hiring of two assistant coaches.
A Minnesota man has died after becoming trapped under the front of a concrete grinder he was operating on a northeastern North Dakota highway. The Highway Patrol did not immediately identify the 58-year-old man from Clear Lake, Minn.
A Minnesota man was hauled into a North Dakota courtroom to pay off a court debt from more than 20 years ago. An old warrant recently surfaced in Grand Forks for 44-year-old Kenneth Knutson, who was convicted of forgery in 1992.
Two programs that help restore wetlands in Wisconsin, Minnesota and North Dakota have received federal grants worth a total of $3.4 million. The groups are Ducks Unlimited Inc. and Pheasants Forever.
Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a compact that will allow Minnesota and some Canadian provinces to request and provide mutual aid to each other in the event of emergencies.
North Dakota’s uncongested airspace and tumultuous weather conditions make the state an ideal spot for a civilian drones test site, say officials who are leading the campaign to land the federal project.
A North Dakota advertising agency is suing the creators of a Cartoon Network show, alleging that they copied a state marketing campaign. H2M, a Fargo-based advertising and marketing agency, filed the lawsuit against Dane Boedigheimer and Spencer Grove in U.S. District Court in North Dakota on Monday. Boedigheimer and Grove are the creators of the animated series “Annoying Orange.”
Federal prosecutors want the notes of mental health professionals who examined a man convicted of killing of a University of North Dakota student more than nine years ago. Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., of Crookston, Minn., was sentenced to death after a jury found him guilty of raping, beating and stabbing Dru Sjodin of Pequot Lakes, Minn., in 2003.
North Dakota is promoting its business climate at Minnesota’s expense, and some politicians are not happy about it. The Greater North Dakota Chamber has created billboards that mock proposals in the Minnesota Legislature, including bills that would raise certain taxes.
Xcel Energy is proposing two natural gas-fired power plants in southeastern North Dakota to help meet electricity needs during times of peak demand in the upper Midwest in coming years. The plants would be built near Hankinson, about 70 miles south of Fargo, if they are approved by regulators.
A Minnesota truck driver has been sentenced to serve about 2 1/2 months in jail for a crash in North Dakota last June that killed a motorcycle driver. Fifty-six-year-old James Toner, of Long Prairie, Minn., reached a deal with prosecutors in which he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor aggravated reckless driving charge.
Enbridge Inc. has resumed shipping crude oil through a pipeline between western North Dakota and northern Minnesota after two shutdowns within a week due to leaks.