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Document contradicts Rounds’ answers to Legislature on EB-5

October 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — A legal document appears to show that former Gov. Mike Rounds’ office was served a summons pertaining to a lawsuit over the state’s handling of an investment-for-green-card program, contradicting Rounds’ recent claim to the contra…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Discipline is rare for ND’s criminal investigators

September 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The agents at the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation are all veterans of law enforcement, an elite group of self-starters who receive limited supervision, and as it turns out, limited discipline.

In the past six years, a total…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pruett pleads guilty to two assault charges

September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

A man accused of sexually assaulting an infant could face life in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to charges of gross sexual imposition and aggravated assault.

Dan Pruett, 44, was arrested in November after Dickinson Police investigated an a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Pruett pleads guilty to two assault charges

September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

A man accused of sexually assaulting an infant could face life in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to charges of gross sexual imposition and aggravated assault.

Dan Pruett, 44, was arrested in November after Dickinson Police investigated an a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grand jury indicts Watford City man of murder for hire

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A federal grand jury has indicted a Watford City man on two charges of murder for hire in connection with the shooting death of his former business partner in Spokane, Wash., and a former employee of his who has been missing since Februa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grand jury indicts Watford City man of murder for hire

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A federal grand jury has indicted a Watford City man on two charges of murder for hire in connection with the shooting death of his former business partner in Spokane, Wash., and a former employee of his who has been missing since Februa…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

Dalrymple appoints assistant attorney general to labor commissioner’s post

September 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Friday appointed Assistant Attorney General Troy Seibel to replace Labor Commissioner Bonnie Storbakken, who is leaving the post to become the governor’s legal counsel.

Seibel will take the helm o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fed comments accepted in Indian child welfare case

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — A federal judge is allowing the U.S. Justice Department to weigh in on a lawsuit over South Dakota’s handling of foster care for American Indian children.

The Rapid City Journal reports U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken grant…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Day County township boards vacating roads to keep anglers off flooded lands

August 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Farmers with flooded lands are using their elected township boards to legally shut down many miles of public roads in Day County this summer.

The 66-feet wide strips are returned to the adjoining landowners to become private property.

The strat…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com