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RUSO, N.D | North Dakota mayor re-elected with all 3 of town’s votes

RUSO, N.D. (AP) — The man believed to be North Dakota’s oldest mayor has breezed to another term, winning unanimously in a vote that saw 100 percent turnout. The Minot Daily News reports that Ruso Mayor Bruce Lorenz captured all three votes cast in the state’s smallest incorporated city. The 86-year-old retired rural mail carrier … Continue reading RUSO, N.D | North Dakota mayor re-elected with all 3 of town’s votes

BISMARCK, N.D. | No voter registration point of pride, unease in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — John Erickson breezed into downtown Bismarck’s government building, flashed his ID and picked up a primary ballot. A few minutes later, the early voting ballot complete, Erickson traded pleasantries with friends and familiar poll workers and headed back to tend the cows and crops on his farm north of the state’s … Continue reading BISMARCK, N.D. | No voter registration point of pride, unease in North Dakota

PARSHALL, N.D. | Search ends for grenade launcher ammo lost in North Dakota

PARSHALL, N.D. (AP) — Airmen have called off the search for military explosives that fell off a vehicle on an American Indian reservation in North Dakota on May 1. Mountrail County Sheriff Ken Halverson announced last week that a container of ammunition for an automatic grenade launcher had been lost near Parshall, on the Fort … Continue reading PARSHALL, N.D. | Search ends for grenade launcher ammo lost in North Dakota

Law officers ask Obama for help policing pipeline protests

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP)(STL.News) Pipeline Protests — A dozen law enforcement officials in North Dakota are imploring President Barack Obama in a letter to send federal officers to help local police during protests against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline, citing costs, fatigue and a growing fear of vigilante justice. The officials asked Obama for … Continue reading Law officers ask Obama for help policing pipeline protests