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WILLISTON, N.D. -- Donald Trump Jr. is coming to Williston to fundraise and stump for Congressman Kevin Cramer in his bid to unseat Democrat Heidi Heitkamp from her Senate seat. A rally has been planned for 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30 at The Well, located on the campus of Williston State College. The event is free to the public, and the doors will open at 6:30 p.m.
FARGO— A poll released Sunday, Oct. 21, by Legalize ND shows that 51 percent of North Dakotans support legalizing recreational marijuana with 36 percent opposed. That's a increase of 5 percent in support from the group's last poll in May. Thirteen percent of North Dakotans were undecided, the poll said. However, opponents dispute the poll and announced late last week that the list of state organizations opposing the measure continues to grow.
EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. -- A 27-year-old Eagle Butte accused of setting fire to modular classrooms at a school in northwest South Dakota has denied the charges in a federal court appearance. Shane Taken Alive appeared in court Thursday, Oct. 18, and denied the charges of buglary and arson.
EDEN, S.D. -- A northeast South Dakota man has been charged in federal court with assaultive and abusive conduct towards a child under seven years of age. Jeremiah Lynn Renville Jr., 39, of Eden was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of assault resulting in serious bodily injury, felony child abuse and neglect of a child.
SISSETON, S.D. -- A 29-year-old Sisseton man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for engaging in and attempting to engage in sexual acts with a child. Joel Michael Max is charged in the indictment with aggravated sexual abuse of a child and for sexual abuse. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges. The alleged sexual abuse took place between September of 2016 and June of 2018. He could face life in prison for the charge.
FARGO — A self-described "flaming conservative" is in North Dakota for a five-day stretch to try to convince voters — mostly Republicans — to support recreational marijuana on the Nov. 6 ballot. Don Murphy, who is a lobbyist in the nation's capital fighting to end the federal prohibition on marijuana, is also a former eight-year Republican legislator in the "very blue" state of Maryland. With most Republicans opposed to marijuana legalization, and many Democrats on the other side, he has his work cut out for him.
SIOUX FALLS -- A 34-year-old Sioux Falls mother who has been charged with attempted first-degree murder and felony child abuse is believed to have intentionally drove herself and her 6-month-old son off an interstate in south Sioux Falls early Tuesday morning, police said Wednesday, Oct. 17.
WEST FARGO -- A West Fargo Sheyenne High School senior has been named the Distinguished Young Woman of North Dakota during a statewide scholarship program for high school girls. Esofi Nunyi, the daughter of Dorin Ngwe, competed against three other finalists for the state honor and will now compete in the national finals in Mobile, Ala., in June.
SIOUX FALLS -- A 34-year-old Sioux Falls mother has been charged with attempted first-degree murder and felony child abuse after a traffic incident near a busy Sioux Falls highway interchange early Tuesday morning, Oct. 16. Police Sgt. Shaun Olson said Julia Jacquelyn Alzoubaidi was the driver of a vehicle on Interstate 229 in the southern part of Sioux Falls that rolled into the ditch about 3:30 a.m.
BISMARCK — Fifteen North Dakota schools have the opportunity to join 50 others in the state in a suicide prevention program for middle school and high school students. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota’s Caring Foundation is offering funding for the extra 15 schools and accepting applications. The state Department of Health program, called Sources of Strength, is being implemented in the 50 schools and many are already seeing positive results.