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WEST FARGO — Two employees who were momentarily trapped when the wind blew off part of a roof on a building were able to escape Thursday, March 14, around 3 p.m. West Fargo Fire Chief Dan Fuller said two employees of R.J. Corman Railroad Services at 2216 Main Ave. were evacuated by the time rescue crews arrived.
BOULDER CITY, Nev. - University of North Dakota's Ashlyn Guggisberg, playing in a the Jackrabbit Invitational near Las Vegas, walked away with a pair of aces earlier this week. That's some way to beat the odds. The sophomore from Glenwood, Minn., had two holes-in-one, her first coming on her second hole of the tournament at Boulder Creek Golf Club on Monday and her second on Tuesday. Guggisberg aced the 169-yard 13th hole then followed it up with a 142-yard hole-in-one on the No. 8 the next day.
FARGO — A cab driver notified the occupants of a burning home in north Fargo and a neighbor helped to dig out a hydrant as fire crews responded to a blaze that destroyed a garage and damaged the attached house early Thursday, March 14. At about 1:45 a.m., firefighters received a report of a fire at 2206 10th St. N. Crews arrived within about three minutes of the call. Both occupants were able to escape without injuries before firefighters arrived, the fire department said.
BISMARCK — U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will visit North Dakota next Thursday, March 21, Republican Sen. Kevin Cramer said. Acosta's schedule includes meetings on workforce, association health plans and tribal colleges. He'll be in Fargo and Bismarck.
BISMARCK — Gov. Doug Burgum has signed a bill restricting public employers' ability to inquire about a job applicant's criminal history. Burgum, a Republican, signed House Bill 1282 Tuesday, March 12, his spokesman said. It reflects "ban the box" efforts elsewhere to give released inmates a better chance of employment, thereby reducing chances for recidivism.
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FARGO — Authorities came to a North Dakota State University laboratory Tuesday, March 12, to remove an expired chemical that could have combusted if it had crystallized, according to the Fargo Fire Department. The fire department, NDSU police and Fargo bomb squad — some wearing hazmat outfits — were at Dunbar Laboratory at about 10:30 a.m. The removal of the chemical was planned for Tuesday because the university is on spring break.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — A former police detective who was cleared by prosecutors in the 2018 shooting death of an unarmed suspect is considering suing the city of Devils Lake for firing him. Former Devils Lake Police Detective Brandon Potts, who was on paid administrative leave after shooting Daniel Fuller, 26, in July 2018, was fired in February. According to his new Fargo-based attorney Leo Wilking, Potts is now considering a lawsuit against the city.
BISMARCK — North Dakota drivers who blow through stop and yield signs can expect a bigger hit to their pocketbook after Gov. Doug Burgum signed a bill increasing fines Tuesday, March 12. The Republican governor signed House Bill 1327, which doubles the current $20 fine to $40. It sailed through the Senate last week after passing the House in January.