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GRAND FORKS -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Thursday, Dec. 6, said its Office of Field Operations has expanded the ability for snowmobilers on remote border waters to report their arrival to CBP using the new Reporting Offsite Arrival-Mobile (ROAM) application at select locations hosting CBP tablets preloaded with the ROAM app.
BISMARCK — Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff on Wednesday, Nov. 21. He encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, in honor of the air ambulance pilot, paramedic and nurse who lost their lives in a plane crash Sunday night northwest of Mandan.
BISMARCK -- Low-income and disabled North Dakotans on the state’s Medicaid program will have improved access to addiction and mental health services under changes made by the state Department of Health. Working on regulations for improving access took over a year, said department officials.
A Jamestown man pleaded guilty Tuesday to shooting his ex-wife as she sat in her car in Jamestown. Kevin Michael Hoff, 27, entered the plea before Judge Troy LeFevre in Southeast District Court. He is charged with Class AA murder in the death of Nicole Gututala, 25, on May 12. A presentence investigation has been ordered in the case.
BISMARCK - The North Dakota Department of Health announced Monday, Oct. 29, its medical marijuana program will accept patient and caregiver applications. Patients will need to provide information like contact information, a copy of their driver's license, a recent photo of themselves and their health care provider's name and work email address. The health care provider must complete a written certification stating that the patient is likely to receive "therapeutic or palliative benefit" from using medical marijuana.
FARGO — U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp and challenger Kevin Cramer will have their second debate at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26, with a preshow at 6:30 p.m., and we'll be live streaming it right here on our website.
RAYMOND, Minn. – The driver of a semi hauling sugar beets died Monday evening, Oct. 22, in collision with a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train near Raymond in west-central Minnesota.. Daniel Roy Schmidt, 79, was pulling a trailer with the sugar beets traveling south on the Kandi-Chippewa Line near U.S. Highway 23, according to a news release from the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office. The truck was struck by the train shortly after 6 p.m.
BISMARCK — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum will present former U.S. Secret Service agent Clint Hill with the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider award next month in his hometown of Washburn, the governor's office said Monday, Oct. 22. Hill will receive the state's highest commendation for its citizens during a public ceremony at 1 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center. Burgum announced plans to honor Hill earlier this month.
BISMARCK -- Watch the full replay of the first U.S. Senate debate between North Dakota Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and her Republican opponent Rep. Kevin Cramer from Thursday, Oct. 18. The two candidates answered 14 questions from a panel assembled by the North Dakota Newspapaer Association and each had a chance to ask each other a question in the 60-minute event in Bismarck. The candidates will square off in a second debate Oct. 26.
BISMARCK - U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp and challenger Kevin Cramer will debate at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, and we'll be live streaming it right here on our website. Plus Forum Communications reporters and columnists will provide perspective and commentary on our live blog. You can join the conversation by using #NDSenDebate on Twitter. Don't miss it!