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John J. Fagerholt 1984-2018
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:51:07 CDT
UND School of Law graduate, John Fagerholt, died Apr. 1. Visitation for John will be from 3-4 PM followed by the celebration of life at 4 PM, Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Bethel Evangelical Free Church, in Fargo.

CA Appeals Court Hands Monsanto a Legal Setback
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:31:55 CDT "A California state appeals court dealt Monsanto a legal defeat on Thursday, ruling the state was well within in its legal bounds when it decided to list a weed-killing chemical as a possible cancer-causing agent. California's Fifth Appellate District affirmed a ruling, saying California's decision to list glyphosate as a possible carcinogen, based on determinations made by international health organizations, did not override the rights of U.S. citizens."

Wisconsin Justices Hear Challenge to Cemetery Rules
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:06:37 CDT "The Wisconsin Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday in a case over whether it should be unlawful to own both a funeral home and a cemetery."

Southwest District Bar serves dinner at Angel 37 Kitchen
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:08:54 CDT
The Southwest District Bar Association served the meal at the Angel 37 kitchen on April 17 in Dickinson. Angel 37 kitchen is a community event, hosted by various groups and served each week. Here are the photos.

Prof. Christensen to deliver NPILC Distinguished Indian Law lecture April 20
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:58:06 CDT
UND Law professor Grant Christensen will be the NPILC's Distinguished Indian Law speaker, and he will present a lecture titled "Indigenous Governance and Strong Sustainability" on Friday, April 20 at noon in the Baker Courtroom. Remote access to the lecture is available.

MN Supreme Court upholds audit law
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:17:10 CDT
CBS Minnesota News: "The Minnesota Supreme Court has upheld a 2015 law limiting State Auditor Rebecca Otto's duties. Wednesday's unanimous decision ends Otto's years of challenges."
- Opinion Link: Otto v. Wright County

Billings rape case argued before Montana Supreme Court at MSU
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:29:05 CDT
Bozeman Daily Chronicle: "Montana Supreme Court justices heard arguments in a Billings rape case as part of the annual Law Day event at Montana State University on Wednesday morning."

Job Announcement
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:04:19 CDT
A job announcement for three Deputy Clerks of District Court I with the District Court in Bismarck has been posted.

Justices teach students about jury service
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:17:58 CDT
On April 17, Justice Lisa K. Fair McEvers and Justice Jon J. Jensen provided a presentation at Beulah High School on jury service in North Dakota. All of the senior students at the school attended the presentation. Brian Filibeck, a social studies teacher at the school, helped to arrange the visit.

Rolette County courthouse closed Thursday morning
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:38:54 CDT
The Rolette County courthouse will be closed during the morning of Thursday, April 19, due to water line repairs. It will open at noon.

Joint Procedure Committee April 27 agenda
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:43:39 CDT
The agenda for the April 27 meeting of the Joint Procedure Committee and the committee's Jan. 25 minutes have been posted.

U.S.: Supreme Court closely divided on changing rules for online sales tax collection
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:45:11 CDT
USA Today: "The drive by cash-strapped state governments to collect more sales taxes from online retailers ran into skepticism Tuesday at the Supreme Court, where justices voiced concern about changing long-established rules of interstate commerce."

U.S. top court rules that Microsoft email privacy dispute is moot
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:47:35 CDT
Reuters: "The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dropped Microsoft Corp's privacy fight with the Justice Department over whether prosecutors can force technology companies to hand over data stored overseas after Congress passed legislation that resolved the dispute."

Thissen appointed to Minnesota Supreme Court
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:46:27 CDT
Southwest Journal: "Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday selected state Rep. Paul Thissen to fill a vacancy on the Minnesota Supreme Court. Thissen, an attorney first elected to the state House in 2003, served as Speaker of the House during the 2012-2013 biennium."

New Opinion: April 17
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:00:00 CDT
The Supreme Court posted a new opinion on April 17.

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Seymour Tribune

On the record – April 17
Seymour Tribune
Jennings County. Eric Leonard, 30, Scipio, domestic battery, $2,055 bond, 8:33 p.m. Sunday. Isaac Robbins, 24, North Vernon, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, $3,155 bond, 12:30 p.m. Sunday. North Vernon. Alex Pennycuff, 26, North ...

Daily Press

Saturday's regional sports roundup: ODU ends baseball skid at six but then falls; PIT team with Bullock, Hall, Evans ...
Daily Press
The Tribe (14-22, 3-8) led 3-1 after the third inning. ... No. 22 North Carolina (24-12, 12-6) clinched its third straight ACC series victory with a 12-5 victory over Virginia (20-16, 7-11) in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader in ...

Seymour Tribune

On the record – March 30
Seymour Tribune
Kaylena Dawn Tungate, 22, Seymour, probation violation, $355 bond, 4:23 p.m. Wednesday. Jennings County. Samantha Andrades, 38, Greensburg, warrant, $1,055 bond, 9:10 p.m. Wednesday. Misty Skinner, 40, North Vernon, warrant for theft, $605 bond, 5:30 p ...

Armstrong Enters House Race; Campbell Hints at Primary
U.S. News & World Report
North Dakota Republican Party Chairman Kelly Armstrong said Thursday he's running for U.S. House, a seat GOP Rep. Kevin Cramer left open last week when the third-term congressman said he would challenge Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp. Feb. 22, 2018, at ...

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El Paso Times

North Dakota State rebounds past UTEP
El Paso Times
UTEP's Keith Frazier, who had 18 points, was named to the all-tournament team along with North Dakota State's Ward, Howard's R.J. Cole and UNC-Wilmington's Devontae Cacok. UTEP's Smith received the Don Haskins Award, for exemplifying the standards of ...

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North Dakota Highway Patrol Leader Announces Retirement
U.S. News & World Report
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The head of the North Dakota Highway Patrol is retiring. Col. Michael Gerhart Jr. has served with the patrol for 26 years, starting as a trooper in 1992. Then-Gov. Jack Dalrymple appointed him superintendent in July 2014, and Gov ...

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Annapolis lawyer gives support to protesters against North Dakota pipeline
A long history of injustices suffered by Native Americans brought David Simison to the camp in North Dakota. The 63-year-old Annapolis attorney made his first visit just last month, after seeing images of dogs being unleashed on protesters by private ...

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North Dakota Man Celebrates 40-Year Career at Burger King
U.S. News & World Report
By KIM FUNDINGSLAND, Minot Daily News. MINOT, N.D. (AP) — He remembers when he started working. It was May 30, 1977. He was 16 years old. Dan Olson turned his first job into a good career. Today he can still be found behind the counter greeting ...


North Dakota couple displays Confederate flag
HEBRON, N.D. (AP) - A North Dakota couple who are displaying a Confederate flag outside their home say they don't intend to take it down following the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Bob and Toni Jones have been displaying ...

North Carolina Investigators Look Into Body in Burning Car
U.S. News & World Report
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — Investigators in North Carolina are looking into the discovery of a body inside a burning car. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that its communications center received a call on Sunday about a vehicle ...

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