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The Pope of Slope County: Bowman rancher to be honored by North Dakota Stockmen’s for contributions to industry

September 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

He once was seen in various places — in the air, piloting his Cessna to help ranching neighbors find a lost bull or to get a needed machinery part; or seen at meetings, heading up boards and organizations; and he was seen at the ranch, so often at …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mildred Johnson, first woman to serve on ND higher education board, dies at age 96

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

PERHAM, Minn. — Mildred L. Johnson, a trailblazing North Dakota attorney who became the first woman appointed to the North Dakota Board of Higher Education, died last week at the age of 96.
She was the only woman to graduate from her class at the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota traffic deaths surpass 200 for 2014

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Preliminary reports released Monday show that two motorcycle fatalities — one last week in Wright County, and one Sunday night in Rochester — have contributed to 204 people losing their lives on Minnesota roads so far in 2014. The…continue reading on dglobe.com

Slain officer remembered

August 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST ST. PAUL — In a sea of blue uniforms and black-clad badges that gave way to an unabating column of squad car lights, thousands of mourners packed a West St. Paul neighborhood church and the surrounding streets Wednesday to pay their respects t…continue reading on dglobe.com

Minnesota police officer slain: Suspect sought for traffic stop shooting in custody

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A routine traffic stop midday Wednesday ended with gunshots that felled Mendota Heights’ most veteran police officer. Eight hours later, during a massive manhunt for officer Scott Patrick’s killer, police said the suspect open…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota police officer slain: Suspect sought for traffic stop shooting in custody

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A routine traffic stop midday Wednesday ended with gunshots that felled Mendota Heights’ most veteran police officer. Eight hours later, during a massive manhunt for officer Scott Patrick’s killer, police said the suspect open…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘American Sniper’ author said he didn’t fear Ventura legal action

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Chris Kyle wanted to keep Jesse Ventura’s name out of his autobiography. His wife and his co-author, he said, wanted it in.

It wasn’t until Kyle dropped a note in one revision — “was warned of lawsuit” — that they agreed t…continue reading on dglobe.com

Rapid City man dead in crash near Murdo

July 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

MURDO — A Rapid City man died in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 Saturday about nine miles west of Murdo.

Charles Thesing, 24, was traveling east around 10 p.m. in a 1998 Chevrolet S10 pickup. Quintez Provancial, 22, Rapid City, was …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Police Blotter: No ‘foul play’ in man’s death at local motel

June 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Officers say the death of a man found at the Oasis Motel in Dickinson on Thursday is not suspicious.
Wendell Winfree, 46, and Claude Mercier, 24 arrived in town a couple of weeks ago after walking away from a low-security penitentiary in Bismarck, w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Crazy Horse sculpture matriarch, Ruth Ziolkowski, dies

May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Carson Walker

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Ruth Ziolkowski, who carried on her late husband’s dream of honoring Native Americans by carving the massive likeness of warrior Crazy Horse into the Black Hills in South Dakota, has died. She was 87.

Mik…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com