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Convicted felon sentenced on weapons charge in N.D.

December 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A convicted felon serving time in a federal prison in Montana has been sentenced on a firearms charge in North Dakota.

U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland sentenced Samuel Davis Everson III, 48, of Minot on Monday to 15 years, with five…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Army considers options for SD depot site cleanup

November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Carson Walker

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Federal workers are moving ahead with a plan to remove any lingering contamination to a swath of South Dakota farmland that once housed an Army depot where dangerous munitions were stored.

Although the gove…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Army considers options for SD depot site cleanup

November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Carson Walker

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Federal workers are moving ahead with a plan to remove any lingering contamination to a swath of South Dakota farmland that once housed an Army depot where dangerous munitions were stored.

Although the gove…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

U.S. Rep. Peterson opposes new assault weapons ban

December 20, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, the dean of Minnesota’s congressional delegation, said Thursday that reviving a ban on military-style assault weapons and high capacity ammunition clips won’t solve the problem of gun violence. Continue Reading

Concealed weapon permits up in metro, Oil Patch

December 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Cass and Clay counties experienced a big jump this year in the number of people asking for permits to carry concealed weapons, though increases in the metro region pale in comparison to how permits have skyrocketed in North Dakota’s Oil Patch. Continue Reading

Is 2012 the year of the gun? No rise in mass killings, but their impact is huge

December 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A gold plaque hangs next to a bullet hole in the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., where a lone gunman killed six worshippers and injured three others last August. It is engraved with the words, “We Are One.” Continue Reading

Women to head three top defense firms, barriers remain

November 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In January, women will head three of the largest U.S. weapons makers, a sign that their clout in the male-dominated industry is growing. But executives and experts say the trend may be short-lived unless more young women choose engineering careers and defense companies figure out how to keep them. Continue Reading

Slate’s Explainer: Does the U.S. military still use bayonets, horses?

October 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

All Marines learn to use bayonets during their basic martial arts training. Continue Reading

SD Guard unit HQ’d in Milbank wins weapons qualification award

July 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) A South Dakota Army National Guard unit has won an award for having the nation’s highest weapons qualification rate. Continue Reading

Minnesota lawmakers get Dayton bill to arm prosecutors

April 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The state Senate voted 53-10 on Thursday for the measure, which previously passed the House with little dissent. It now goes to Gov. Mark Dayton. The bill gained steam after Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell was shot and wounded in December last year by a man he had successfully prosecuted. Continue Reading