February 16, 2017
In just the past month, several elderly North Dakotans have fallen victim to the “grandparent” scam, each losing thousands of dollars to scam artists who pretended to be a grandchild supposedly in a dire situation and in desperate need of money. Stenehjem urged all North Dakota residents to talk to elderly parents and relatives about these scams.
February 8, 2017
Jamestown High School Team #1 won the state LifeSmarts championship and will be representing North Dakota in the national competition. Kindred High School Team 2 and Jamestown High School Team 2 took second and third place, respectively.
February 7, 2017
Nine teams of students from six North Dakota High Schools will compete in the LifeSmarts state finals this week, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.
January 20, 2017
Crime victims, law enforcement and prosecutors now have a central location with information about the recently passed Marsy’s Law, announced Attorney General Stenehjem. Information for victims is on the "Public Safety" page, and the guidelines and state Marsy's Card are on the "Criminal Justice Resources" page of the Attorney General's website.
December 30, 2016
Imposter scams were at the top of this year’s Consumer Complaints categories, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. Over one hundred North Dakota residents fell victim to these scams, with individual victims losing thousands of dollars.
December 29, 2016
The North Valley Arts Council violated the law when a quorum of its members attended a Public Arts Commission meeting where a merger between the two organizations was discussed and approved but NOVAC did not provide notice of their attendance at the meeting. Read the Opinion: 2016-O-23
December 23, 2016
State Fire Marshal Jeff Huber reminds everyone to stay safe and warm during this holiday season, and to take proper fire safety precautions. “As everyone gets busier during the holidays, we often become rushed, distracted or tired,” says the State Fire Marshal. “That’s when home fires are more likely to occur.”
December 20, 2016
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem filed a lawsuit today with the ND Public Service Commission against the U.S. Department of Interior Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) over OSM’s so-called “Stream Protection Rule” under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA).