WILLISTON, N.D. - One man was shot in the face outside a strip club. Another was stabbed after drinking with his crew camp roommate. The two Williams County homicides in one weekend highlight the continued stress facing Oil Patch law enforcement agencies as the population swells.RELATED CONTENT
WILLISTON, N.D. – The creators of an upcoming reality TV show called “Guntucky” are in North Dakota looking for their next show.RELATED CONTENT
The following North Dakota news briefs were compiled by Forum Communications Co. newspapers:
Man sentenced to 17 years attempted murder
FARGO, N.D. – A man from New Rockford, N.D., was sentenced to 17 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges accusing him of stomping on a man’s head and kicking him until he was bleeding and unconscious.
Moen never regained consciousness
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Jerimiah Moen, the amateur boxer who collapsed Saturday afternoon between rounds of a bout in East Grand Forks, passed away this morning, said his uncle, Mike Sweeney, who has been Moen’s father since he was 12.
EPPING, N.D. – Scott Steskal hitched rides on freight trains to get to North Dakota’s oil boom. Now the 51-year-old drives a train at a crude oil transloading facility and is getting his life on the right track. “Until I got up here, my life was pretty much a wreck,” he said. Steskal was living in Las Vegas with no job and no transportation when family members encouraged him to look into job opportunities in North Dakota.RELATED CONTENT
BISMARCK, N.D. — Olympic silver medalist and professional champion boxer Virgil Hill says he will have one last fight in North Dakota.RELATED CONTENT
One Jamestown woman and her husband produce solid pieces of art despite the delicate material used. Jaci and Harley Trefz operate Riverbend Studios out of their home, but Jaci’s love for glass got the two started.RELATED CONTENT
When I moved to North Dakota over a year ago I quickly noticed something really unusual: time goes faster here. I literally mean that time flies in North Dakota. I was perplexed for a while why this was.
Probably nowhere else in the world outside of South Asian countries of Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka — among others — can you find more restaurants that feature curry so prominently as in Great Britain.RELATED CONTENT
Fargo native Reina del Cid, making an impact on Twin Cities music scene, comes home to play this weekend
MINNEAPOLIS – In a simple, matter-of-fact way, Reina del Cid calls herself a “big nerd.” In fact, the Fargo native, who returns home with her band Reina del Cid and the Cidizens this weekend, named her guitar after El Cid – an 11th-century knight featured in Spanish literature.RELATED CONTENT
It’s February, which means the Season of Love is about to begin. Every year around this time, Tony and I sit down to plan our Valentine’s Day menu for Sarello’s, and we love to include as many aphrodisiac foods as possible, just to help out those couples seeking some added romance with their loved ones.RELATED CONTENT
When you have a gathering of family and friends, sometimes you want to do something a little different than smoked weenies in barbecue sauce.RELATED CONTENT
The decor was beautiful, the menu long and the booth comfortable when I visited Casa Mexico in East Grand Forks. The place, which opened Dec. 19 and has been home to other restaurants, has been redecorated and refurbished in most inviting Mexican style.RELATED CONTENT
Before she could talk, Maya Bodin had a vocabulary of eight words — words she “spoke” with her hands in sign language.RELATED CONTENT
Band and music instructor lives in apartment owned by school district
WILLISTON, N.D. – Concordia College graduate Nicole Pomerleau knew the Williston Middle School would be a good fit for her first teaching job after meeting with recruiters at a job fair.