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Animal cruelty convict ordered to wear ankle bracelet: New charge filed in McHenry County related to trail ride

August 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANDAN — A judge here increased bond to $3,000 cash and ordered electronic monitoring Thursday for a Fargo man who was convicted of animal cruelty and now stands accused of violating his probation by possessing horses and a mule.
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Oliver County 4-H wins dairy contest

June 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

A team from Oliver County placed first in the state 4-H dairy judging senior division contest during a recent competition at North Dakota State University.
Team members included Shane Giedd, Rachel Oliver, Emily Klein and Rebecca Liffrig. Giedd was …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Date set for Infinity Wind public hearing

May 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

The North Dakota Public Service Commission will host a public hearing later this month for a proposed wind energy project on the border of Stark and Morton counties.
The hearing will be held May 12 at 10 a.m. CDT at the Hebron Community Center.
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Morton County protesting Mandan annexation plan

July 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MANDAN The Morton County Commission is protesting an annexation plan to expand Mandan’s city limits.
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Flooding causes evacuation in Hebron; Dunn County asks for help spotting washed out roads

May 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Two southwest North Dakota counties were dealing with flooding problems Friday and urging the public to be cautious of rising water. Hebron City Hall had to be turned into a shelter for the residents of 200-plus homes evacuated Friday due to flooding concerns, and further north in Dunn County, the county sheriff’s department and Dunn County Emergency Manager Denise Brew were asking the public to be cautious on the roads. Continue Reading

Harmon Lake homeowners in ND win zoning battle

May 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MANDAN People who have built homes around a new manmade lake in western North Dakota have narrowly won a battle against industrial development. Continue Reading

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

Pronghorn shot in Morton County

November 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

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Proposed man camp law in Morton County needs changes

March 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Extra chairs had to be brought into the Morton County Planning and Zoning Commission room in Mandan on Thursday as more than 50 people attended a meeting, Chairman John Shafer said. Continue Reading

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