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Deputy demoted for mishandling report of missing teen

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

WAHPETON — A Richland County deputy was demoted to a corrections job after an internal investigation found he mishandled the report of a 15-year-old girl who was rescued from a ditch two days after she was reported missing.
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Deputy demoted for mishandling report of missing teen

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

WAHPETON — A Richland County deputy was demoted to a corrections job after an internal investigation found he mishandled the report of a 15-year-old girl who was rescued from a ditch two days after she was reported missing.
Richland County Sheriff…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

2 arrested after high-speed chase in northwest N.D.

September 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WATFORD CITY — Two Washington residents were arrested by McKenzie County Sheriff’s deputies on drug and fleeing charges Saturday afternoon after an approximately 40-mile pursuit high-speed chase through northeast Montana and northwest North Dakota. Continue Reading

Crippled dog’s story gains admirers

March 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Collection aims to pay for surgeryEven as the man walked out the door, Nancy O’Hearn knew she’d never see him again. He had just surrendered a cream-colored toy poodle to the Humane Society of Richland and Wilkin counties after saying his family had been recently evicted. He assured O’Hearn that he would be back shortly to give away a second animal, a cat, and to pay the $50 surrender fee. O’Hearn, the organization’s secretary, knew better. The man left behind one of the saddest-looking dogs she had seen in her four years with the Humane Society. The 6-year-old pooch, named Millie, had no use of her back legs. Continue Reading

Richland, Wilkin counties unite against Red River diversion’s upstream impacts

February 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

With a unanimous voice Tuesday, leaders in neighboring counties south of Fargo-Moorhead formalized their plans to fight the proposed Red River diversion. Continue Reading

Highway Patrol to conduct saturation patrol

January 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The North Dakota Highway Patrol, Southeast Region, will conduct a saturation patrol of Cass, Richland, Barnes and Traill counties Friday and Saturday. Continue Reading

Hickson secession petition filed

November 26, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

HICKSON A petition to secede from Cass County to Richland County has officially been filed by a group of upset citizens here, but the county boards will likely decide whether to let the measure come to a vote.
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Cass County residents upset with flood plan seek annexation to neighboring county

October 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Some residents in North Dakota’s most populous county are seeking annexation into a neighboring county because they claim public officials aren’t listening to their complaints about a plan to re-route water from a flood-prone river. Continue Reading

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Voting for Richland County Health Department contest underway

October 4, 2011 in WDAY

Wahpeton, ND (WDAY TV) – Richland County Health Department workers have their pink gloves and dancing shoes on and need your help to win $10,000. Continue Reading

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Richland County health workers don pink gloves for contest

September 21, 2011 in WDAY

Richland County, ND (WDAY TV) – It’s a YouTube Sensation and not it’s come to Richland County. Continue Reading