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Truck damages I-94 bridge near Bismarck

March 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A truck hauling a flatbed trailer with two large metal spools struck and damaged a bridge over Interstate 94 Wednesday about 3 miles east of here, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said.

Wilfred F. MacKenzie, 59, from Medicine Hat, Albe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Missouri man accused of prostituting woman from China at Bismarck hotel

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A Missouri man is accused of prostituting his 41-year-old wife from China at a Bismarck hotel.
Marvin Rex Lord, 67, of Festus, Mo., was arrested Thursday and charged Friday in Burleigh County District Court with facilitation of prostitu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Missouri man accused of prostituting woman from China at Bismarck hotel

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A Missouri man is accused of prostituting his 41-year-old wife from China at a Bismarck hotel.
Marvin Rex Lord, 67, of Festus, Mo., was arrested Thursday and charged Friday in Burleigh County District Court with facilitation of prostitu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pickup that went into river likely stolen

January 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A pickup that was reported stolen is likely the pickup that was seen driving into the Missouri River this week.
Bismarck police recovered a license plate from ice on the river that matched the plate of the stolen pickup.
Police said a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fired chief cleared of child abuse allegations: ‘I’d love my job back’

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

LINCOLN –The fired police chief of this city near Bismarck said Monday he’s keeping his options open after being cleared of child abuse allegations made by his wife in September.

“I’d love my job back,” Marcel Sim said Monday.

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Fired chief cleared of child abuse allegations: ‘I’d love my job back’

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

LINCOLN –The fired police chief of this city near Bismarck said Monday he’s keeping his options open after being cleared of child abuse allegations made by his wife in September.

“I’d love my job back,” Marcel Sim said Monday.

Lincoln…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Back from the brink: Starved horses recover under care of Hatton couple

April 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

HATTON After their trailer ride from western North Dakota, Krystal, Ruby, Diamond, Princess, Karmel and Ginger were unloaded at the foot of a 1,000 pound-plus hay bale in the barn. Continue Reading

Bismarck-area leaders look to manage growing pains

July 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Officials say growth in Bismarck and Burleigh County is putting a strain on staff and resources. Burleigh County commissioners say county department heads are requesting that 17 new employees be hired, including 12 positions directly related to the oil boom. Continue Reading

Burleigh County commissioner wants Wilton train depot saved

April 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) Burleigh County commissioner Mark Armstrong is hoping to save the 101-year-old former Wilton train depot, which was condemned after last year’s flooding and would require extensive and costly renovations. Continue Reading

County commissioner wants to save old train depot in Bismarck

April 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Burleigh County commissioner wants to stop the demolition of the 101-year-old former Wilton train depot. The building once housed the Fort Abraham Lincoln Foundation office and the Lewis and Clark Riverboat ticket office. It was condemned by a Bismarck building official after sustaining damage from the 2011 Missouri River flood. Continue Reading