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GRAND FORKS -- An airman assigned to Grand Forks Air Force Base has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a woman at his Grand Forks apartment last month. Karim Sabur Kabir Muhammad, 22, has been charged with gross sexual imposition, a Class A felony, for allegedly engaging in sexual intercourse with an intoxicated and incapacitated woman on Oct. 8.
PORTLAND, N.D. -- President Donald Trump has chosen a Traill County farmer from northeast North Dakota to lead the Farm Service Agency in North Dakota. Trump recently appointed Brad Thykeson of Portland, N.D., to be the state executive director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture agency, according to a news release Friday. Thykeson owns a family farming operation in Barnes and Steele counties, according to the release.
BISMARCK -- North Dakota health officials are advising individuals that engage in risky sexual behaviors, such as sex with an anonymous partners, to seek evaluation for sexually transmitted diseases. The North Dakota Department of Health has been receiving increased reports of anonymous sex among those diagnosed with STDs. Officials said so far this year as many as 20 percent to 58 percent of STD cases said the disease was likely passed on with an anonymous partner.
MINOT, N.D. -- Law enforcement officers have caught a 38-year-old woman who is accused of shooting a 58-year-old Minot man to death on South Main Street in Minot earlier Thursday, Nov. 16. She was arrested in New Town, about 75 miles to the southwest, about 4 p.m. without incident, said Minot Investigations Commander John Klug.
BISMARCK – An out-of-state moving company that often switches its name has been banned from doing business in North Dakota, according to Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.
BISMARCK -- A California company selling vehicle warranty protection plans in North Dakota has been banned from doing business in the state, according to Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. Stenehjem issued a cease & desist order against Jason Rhoden of Santa Ana, Calif., for violations of the consumer fraud and telephone solicitation laws. He was doing business under the name of the Vehicle Protection Department LLC.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota firearms hunters registered 145,054 deer through the second weekend of deer season as more corn was out of the fields, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Preliminary results through the second weekend show that the number of deer registered was up 10 percent from 2016. There were 70,724 deer taken during the first weekend and 74,330 this past weekend.
MINOT, N.D. -- Three people that Amtrak officials wanted thrown off the train for being drunk late last week were arrested on marijuana charges. Minot Police Sgt. Dan Wheeler said Joseph Mayer, 27, and Patrick Sullivan, 26, both of Indiana were arrested after officer said they found five pound of packaged marijuana inside multiple bags of luggage. They were taken to the Ward County Jail and arrested on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.
COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. -- Thursday, Nov. 9, marked 15 years since the disappearance of St. Johns’s University in Collegeville in central Minnesota. Joshua Guimond, 20 at the time, was last seen by friends at a social gathering on campus on Nov. 9, 2002. He reportedly left the gathering during the late evening hours that day. The next night, he was reported missing by some of his collegiate friends.
FARGO --A study has found that North Dakotans are No. 1 in financial credit strength. The website Instamotor ranked each state plus Washington D.C. by the credit strength of its residents considering average credit score and credit card, auto and mortgage delinquencies.