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Nelson E. Nelson was North Dakota's first Norwegian immigrant. That was only the beginning of his impact on the state, Curt Eriksmoen details. Nelson also played a role in moving the capital to Bismarck and had a county named in his honor.
Henry Helgeson was elected North Dakota's first first agriculture and labor commissioner. One of his duties was to promote immigration in the state.
Marie Louise Bottineau Baldwin was the first known female Native American to actively work on legal matters, and she was born in Pembina in what would eventually be North Dakota.
In a tweet on Tuesday afternoon, RCMP Manitoba announced that it has reached a resolution with protesters at the Emerson Port of Entry, and RCMP officers are coordinating the departure of protesters.

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The blockade of trucks, farm equipment and other vehicles on the Canadian side of the Pembina-Emerson border crossing continues as Canadian truckers protest Canadian and American vaccine requirements to cross the border.
“We’re all one body in Christ, no matter what church you’re going to, but at the same time, if you’ve been going to a church for a long time, you build those relationships there,” Walhalla pastor says.
Across the state, census results show a trend of small towns losing residents, while bigger cities, and the small towns around them, grow.
Details of the potential border reopening have yet to be announced, but observers, including North Dakota immunization manager Molly Howell, believe there's a strong possibility Canada will require Americans to be fully vaccinated as a condition of entry into the country.
The Pembina Band of Chippewas — whose descendants today include members of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and White Earth Band of Ojibwe — were forced to sign away millions of acres of land, some for 10 cents an acre. A settlement offers additional compensation.
FARGO — A 37-year-old woman has been sentenced to six years behind bars after pleading guilty in U.S. District Court to a charge that alleged she traveled to North Dakota from Canada to obtain a chemical weapon she purchased on the dark web.

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BISMARCK — It took more than a year to accomplish, but two historic buildings — a church and a bank — in northeastern North Dakota have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the federal government’s list of properties it considers worthy of preservation and recognition.
PEMBINA, N.D. - North Dakota’s oldest settlement is expecting the Red River to crest sometime Thursday or Friday at a level lower than predicted.
PEMBINA, N.D. - With more secure levees and a wealth of experience, flooding isn't a major concern at this point for the city of Pembina. "The National Weather Service lessened the excitement because the melting process has been so cooperative," ...

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