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FARGO — Cass County Administrator Keith Berndt has appealed his suspension by the county commission, according to a letter from his attorney. The suspension agreed to by the commission Nov. 7 is the first step in his firing. The letter from attorney Leo Wilking said firing Berndt would be "unduly harsh under the totality of all the relevant circumstances."
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Several schools in northwestern Minnesota are locked down Wednesday, Nov. 16, following what law enforcement is calling a "generalized threat made toward or against an unspecified school in the northwest Minnesota region," according to a mass alert released by a Detroit Lakes school official.
FARGO—A West Fargo father who was initially accused of threatening to kill his teenage daughter and of pointing a gun at her because he was upset over her sexual orientation pleaded guilty Monday, Nov. 14, to a terrorizing charge and was sentenced to 78 days in jail, which he has already served.
BISMARCK — About 500 Dakota Access Pipeline protesters descended on the North Dakota Capitol, prompting a "soft lockdown" of the building Monday, Nov. 14. The lockdown protocol allowed only those with key card access into the building as North Dakota Highway Patrol officers monitored exterior doors. Anyone inside the building were allowed to leave if they chose, with State Capitol employees receiving notice of the lockdown.
WASHINGTON — More discussion is needed with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe before the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will grant an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline, the agency announced Monday, Nov. 14, in a temporary win for protesters of the four-state pipeline. The Army Corps invited the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to engage in discussions regarding conditions that could be placed on an easement that would reduce the risk of a spill, increase detection and response to a possible spill and enhance the protection of Lake Oahe and the tribe's water supplies.
WASHINGTON — More discussion is needed with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe before the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will grant an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline, the agency...
BISMARCK — A soft lockdown was ordered Monday, Nov. 14, at the North Dakota Capitol after a group of protesters congregated on the building grounds. The North Dakota Highway Patrol...
BISMARCK -- Gov.-elect Doug Burgum has named Mike Nowatzki, Forum Communications’ Bismarck bureau reporter, as the communications director on his gubernatorial staff. Nowatzki has worked as a reporter for Forum...
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LITTLE FALLS, Minn.—A 41-year-old man was found Monday, Nov. 7, deceased in the woods after suffering an apparent gunshot wound in central Minnesota. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen reported deputies were called at 5:04 p.m. to a possible hunting accident on property near the intersection of Hawthorne Road and Jewel Road in Belle Prairie Township east of Little Falls. According to the sheriff's office, Terrence Brisk was found deceased by a family member. Brisk was believed to be hunting as he was wearing blaze orange.