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BISMARCK – North Dakota businesses will transform the state Capitol into a shopping mall for locally made products on Thursday, Sept. 13, during the annual Pride of Dakota Day.
LINTON, N.D. — The superintendent of the Linton school district issued a written apology to Saturday’s football opponent after students there burned an effigy with an opposing team player’s number on it before the homecoming game against Oakes. A video shows an effigy, with the number Oakes football player, Dalton Nelson, hanging from a basketball hoop. The students then lit it on fire.
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- A man suspected in an armed robbery of a Jamestown gas station is in custody, Jamestown police said. Police Chief Scott Edinger said Travis James Allcock, 34, Valley City, was taken arrested in Minnesota’s Clay County Friday morning, Sept. 7. The Jamestown Superpumper was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash at knifepoint early Wednesday.
BISMARCK -- A Burleigh County resident initially thought to have measles has now tested negative for the disease, the North Dakota Department of Health said in a news release Thursday afternoon, Sept. 6. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ran a subsequent test on the sample, per protocol.
ABERDEEN, S.D. — Police say what was reported earlier as an active shooter disturbance at Sanford Medical Center was not a shooting, as investigators found no evidence of shots having been fired Thursday morning, Sept. 6. Eyewitness accounts suggested there were up to three shots fired on the second floor of the hospital in Aberdeen, but investigators say the noises people heard were likely caused by a suspect banging on something.
BISMARCK — North Dakota utility regulators will hold a public hearing in November on a proposed Cass County project that's billed as the state's first major solar array. On Wednesday, Sept. 5, the Public Service Commission set the hearing for 10 a.m. Nov. 1, according to a spokeswoman. It will be held at the Days Inn and Governors' Conference Center in Casselton. Minneapolis-based Geronimo is proposing to build the 200-megawatt Harmony Solar Project in Harmony Township 15 miles west of Fargo.
MITCHELL, S.D.—A man accused of beating a woman and throwing a 7-week-old baby on the ground was sentenced Friday to about four years and seven months in prison. Levi Sapp, 26, of Mitchell, was arrested on March 30 after police were alerted that there had been a domestic disturbance.
BISMARCK — A group opposing North Dakota's recreational marijuana ballot measure will launch Thursday, Sept. 6. A media advisory sent by a Greater North Dakota Chamber staffer announced news conferences will be held in Fargo and Bismarck Thursday. It wasn't immediately clear which groups will make up the "coalition of concerned organizations and North Dakotans," dubbed North Dakotans Against Legalization of Recreational Marijuana.
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- A 25-year-old Carrington woman was bound over for trial Wednesday, Sept. 5, in the death of her 4-month-old son in July. Justice Lange is charged with manslaughter and child neglect.
DULUTH — A 25-year-old man was booked into the St. Louis County Jail on Monday, Sept. 3, on suspicion of second-degree murder related to the shooting death of Scott Allen Pennington in downtown Duluth over the weekend .