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Coalition to draw attention to broad opposition to North Dakota Measure 5

September 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Opponents of Measure 5 will flex their political muscle in North Dakota’s largest cities Wednesday, highlighting the number of state lawmakers, local elected officials and business leaders fighting the Nov. 4 ballot measure that would …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

4 interviewed for North Dakota Game and Fish wildlife chief

September 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will have a new wildlife division chief Monday.
Terry Steinwand, Game and Fish director, said four candidates to replace Randy Kreil were interviewed Thursday, three of whom are on staff.
Kreil…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

4 interviewed for North Dakota Game and Fish wildlife chief

September 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will have a new wildlife division chief Monday.
Terry Steinwand, Game and Fish director, said four candidates to replace Randy Kreil were interviewed Thursday, three of whom are on staff.
Kreil…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND Badlands featured in PBS documentary on ‘The Roosevelts’

September 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Some might wonder if the much ballyhooed love affair between Theodore Roosevelt and North Dakota was a tourism promoter’s overheated exaggeration.
That’s a dim view old Four Eyes himself would likely reject, according to Clay Jenkinson, a Theodo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Illegal weapons trial pushed back for ND man questioned in murder

September 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Trial for a Watford City man who faces federal charges for illegal weapons possession and has been questioned in an alleged murder-for-hire in Washington state has been postponed until November because of his attorney’s health.
James …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man arrested in prostitution case

September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A California man was taken into custody Monday as part of a prostitution investigation.
Loc Bao Tran, 32, is facing eight federal charges involving prostitution, racketeering and extortion.
Details about the allegations were not availa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man arrested in prostitution case

September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A California man was taken into custody Monday as part of a prostitution investigation.
Loc Bao Tran, 32, is facing eight federal charges involving prostitution, racketeering and extortion.
Details about the allegations were not availa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man charged with attempted human trafficking

September 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Authorities here have charged a second man in two days with attempting to pay for sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl who was actually an undercover officer.

Travis Michael Koropatnicki, 30, Mandan, was charged Tuesday in Burleigh …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil impact, funding report to be released next week

September 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A report on the impacts of oil and gas activity and the funding solutions for western North Dakota will be released Sept. 18, the North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties announced Monday.

Bismarck-based Jadestone Con…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Fear part of North Dakotans Against Measure 1’s strategy

September 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakotans Against Measure 1 uses emotion rather than fact, logic and expertise to appeal to voters. They get the public to imagine future scenarios or relive painful past experiences of a loved one dying. For most people, this tends to bring abo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com