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Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health invites North Dakotans wanting to quit smokeless tobacco to set a quit date during Through With Chew Week February 18-24, 2024

Bismarck, N.D. – According to the statement, part of Through With Chew Week includes The Great American Spit Out on Feb. 22, which encourages users to quit commercial tobacco products for at least 24 hours.  The most effective way to become nicotine-free is to create…

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Spring load restrictions will be placed on City of Bismarck streets and alleys effective on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Bismarck, N.D. – According to the city officials, contractors should consider moving overweight loads before load restrictions are in place on City of Bismarck streets and alleys. Weight limit signs around the city of Bismarck may be in place in advance of the start of…

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The Bismarck Fire Department extinguished a fire at a Trailer home in south Bismarck on Wednesday, no injuries reported

Bismarck, N.D. – According to the statement, this unfortunate incident occurred right before 12 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. The Bismarck Fire Department received a call for light smoke at a home on the 1100 block of University Dr.  The responding crews reportedly discovered a trailer house with…

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Gov. Burgum applauded the U.S. Department of Energy’s announcement that it has selected the Heartland Hydrogen Hub for up to $925 million in funding to advance a regional clean energy project

Bismarck, N.D. – According to the state officials, the project is reportedly involving collaboration among the states of North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana and Wisconsin. State officials also said that Governors of the four states signed a memorandum of understanding in October 2022 to develop a regional clean…

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City officials announced the annual Call for Photos and this year there is extra incentive to participate

Bismarck, N.D. – According to the city officials, the winner of this year’s contest will have their photo incorporated into the City of Bismarck’s homepage.  Photos can be submitted from now through November 30, 2023. High resolution photos (at least 300 dpi or 1024×768 pixels)…

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The City of Bismarck is installing three outdoor warning sirens in north Bismarck to provide outdoor warning coverage in areas of city growth, officials say

Bismarck, N.D. – According to the city officials, the additional sirens will provide outdoor warning coverage in areas of outdoor activity including new schools, parks and residential areas in north Bismarck.     On Friday morning, July 28, at 9:30 AM, as part of the…

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Additional safety measures have been taken in the construction zone on Ninth Street, officials say

Bismarck, N.D. – According to the statement, lane closures from Bismarck Expressway to Front Avenue have been extended from a single far left lane to both left lanes. Officials also said that speed limits have also been reduced in the construction zone for the safety…

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Roadwork on the 19th Street bridge over Interstate 94 will begin June 26, 2023

Bismarck, N.D. – According to the city officials, crews will be setting portable concrete barriers and doing bridge overlay work on the southbound lane first, stretching from Capital Avenue to Interstate Avenue. NDDOT officials also said that both southbound and northbound lanes of traffic on…

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Man was soId 5-year-old girl by her mom before he strangIed the child to death and recorded himseIf inḏecentIy abusing the victim’s body after that; convicted

According to the court documents, the 39-year-old defendant, later identified as Jeremy, reportedly pleaded guilty to multiple charges after he reportedly moIested and kiIIed 5-year-old girl, Kamerie, after the chiId was  sold by her mother to the defendant for se-uaI abuse.  The girl’s mom, Kristy,…

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Mom left sick 3-year-old child alone with sibIings before she went to bar only to return home the next morning and find the boy dead, charged

According to court documents, 25-year-old Jenifer, identified as the mother, was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment following her son’s tragic death. Prosecutors allege that Jenifer left her 3-year-old son, Yael, with his older siblings (ages 7 and 8), while she went…

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