A Bowman man received a two-year deferred imposition of sentence after pleading guilty Tuesday to negligent homicide at a hearing in Southwest District Court in Dickinson.
The Dickinson Press, 05/22/2013
Parents of an infant who died less than two years ago with illegal drugs in its system pleaded not guilty to child abuse charges Monday at a preliminary hearing in Southwest District Court in Dickinson.
The Dickinson Press, 05/21/2013
The Peace Garden State continues to receive high marks for air quality, despite dust issues plaguing the western part of the state. “North Dakota is one of a handful of states that meet all clean air standards,” Jim Semerad, North Dakota Department of Health’s Division of Air Quality Permitting and Compliance manager. “Newer air quality regulations that are in place and enforced and our low population all play into it.”
The Dickinson Press, 05/19/2013
Folks looking to catch a jet plane this summer will be able to do so from the Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport, which could increase passenger numbers.
The Dickinson Press, 05/18/2013
It’s no coincidence that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention rank agriculture as one of the most dangerous industries for workers.
Rodney Rebel, a fourth-generation farmer in Richardton, can attest to that following a March accident that left him with a broken left arm and pelvis.
“I was driving down the highway near Richardton, pulling my tractor on the way to feed the cows, when I was rear-ended by a semi,” Rebel said. “It’s terrible. I’ve been in the house since March and lost cows in the last winter storm. It turns life around.”
The Dickinson Press, 05/17/2013
MANNING — All new employees hired by Dunn County will be subject to criminal background checks and pre-employment drug screens, a new policy that will also affect current employees who transfer departments or move into management roles.
The Dickinson Press, 05/17/2013
MANNING — After interviewing two candidates, the Dunn County Commission has opted to offer the county’s open sheriff position to Texas native Clayton Coker.
The Dickinson Press, 05/16/2013
A Dickinson man, currently serving a one-year sentence for taking a vehicle without consent of the owner and charging nearly $2,000 to an account that belonged to his employer without getting prior permission, will also have to pay more than $2,000 in restitution to the employer.
The Dickinson Press, 05/15/2013
A Dickinson man’s preliminary hearing was delayed Monday while he applies for a new court-appointed attorney to represent him on one misdemeanor and two felony drug charges.
The Dickinson Press, 05/14/2013
A chance to conduct business on even a small piece of North Dakota’s more than 39 million acres of farmland has not come cheap in recent years, as the price per acre continues to rise.
Kevin Pifer, a former North Dakota Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture who heads Pifer’s Auction and Realty in Bowman, said land values have tripled over the last six years.
“Farmland values increased around 30 to 40 (percent) last year but leveled off in November,” he said. “The market remains really strong and very confident.”
The Dickinson Press, 05/10/2013