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Minot teenager killed in hunting accident

November 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHBURN — The McLean County Sheriff’s office says a 15-year-old boy died from a hunting accident Saturday near Butte in central North Dakota.

The victim of the accident is from Minot and was hunting with his father.

Butte is about 50 miles so…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PSC recommends final payment in grain company insolvency

August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission voted Thursday to recommend payment to the last remaining party with a claim against the insolvent Falkirk Farmers Elevator.
The PSC voted 3-0 to recommend that a judge award about $461,000 to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

PSC recommends final payment in grain company insolvency

August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission voted Thursday to recommend payment to the last remaining party with a claim against the insolvent Falkirk Farmers Elevator.
The PSC voted 3-0 to recommend that a judge award about $461,000 to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bismarck resident killed after rear-ending payloader on Highway 83

August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Bismarck resident was killed after rear-ending a payloader Wednesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 83 south in McLean County.

The unidentified 55-year-old driver was in a Chevrolet Express Van traveling southbound in the right lane about 6 miles sou…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Two men injured in McClean County crash

May 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Two men were injured in a crash Thursday morning on Highway 83.
Joshua Wirkus, of Underwood, was driving northbound when his vehicle crossed the median and struck an empty Western Petroleum tanker-trailer driven by Alvin Pemberton, who listed two re…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

McLean County Commission rejects oil industry landfill

July 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHBURN — McLean County commissioners on Tuesday rejected a plan to accept oil industry waste into a landfill previously used for coal ash. Continue Reading

Group trying to save ND courthouse turns to judge

October 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A group has asked a judge to stop the planned demolition of the old McLean County Courthouse, arguing that it is historically significant and could be converted into office space instead of turned into a parking lot.
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Foundation proposes draft ‘heritage’ plan for 5 N.D. counties

February 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The proposed Northern Plains National Heritage Area includes sites in Burleigh, Morton, Mercer, McLean and Oliver counties. They border an 80-mile stretch of the Missouri River. Skeptics of the proposed heritage area call it a way to make the property open to regulation by the National Park Service. Continue Reading

Century-old McLean County Courthouse won’t be saved

February 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

McLean County commissioners are moving forward with plans to demolish the century-old, bat-infested courthouse despite the efforts of a nonprofit group that formed to save it. Continue Reading

Lightning hits moving car, injures N.D. woman

August 3, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

McLean County authorities say a Max woman suffered minor injuries in a freak incident in which lightning struck her moving car. Continue Reading