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After a year marked by delays in passenger service and agricultural shipments, BNSF Railway says it plans to spend almost $250 million to expand rail traffic on its network in North Dakota.
Norman was born on Oct. 13, 1933, a son of Jacob and Mary Hildenbrand, in Harvey.
An inspection report late last year from the Army Corps of Engineers showed a number of problems, such as tree growth, erosion and inadequate rock riprap.
The long-absent co-defendant in a Minot human trafficking case pleaded "not guilty" to the Class A felony charge at an arraignment at the Ward County Courthouse in Minot Thursday afternoon.
Community members belonging to a group called The Yes for Students Committee have come out in support of the $39.5 million bond election scheduled for April 8. "We have close to 400 elementary-age students in portable classrooms across the district," said Daryl Somerville, chair of the Yes for Students Committee, in a press release.
Kenneth "Kenny" Hirsch, age 58, was removed from his loved ones' lives at home on March 2, 2014, after a heroic battle with lung disease/cancer with his wife by his side.
The bond issue is a scaled-back version of the $125 million bond issue that voters defeated last Dec. 10. If it passes, school property taxes would go up about $10 per month for the owner of a $200,000 home in Minot.
Ward County Sheriff's Lt. Larry Hubbard says authorities were called to the Flying J truck stop shortly before 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.
A controversial housing subdivision in Eureka Township will be allowed to go forward with Tuesday's approval by the Ward County Commission.
This long, cold winter has gone on far too long. That's the opinion of an increasing number of restless North Dakotans who are more than ready to shed their winter coats and gloves for more spring-like apparel.
As the population in northwestern North Dakota has grown in recent years, so has the number of people seeking treatment for addictions that increasingly involve methamphetamine and opiates.