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STATE “LIFESMARTS” CHAMPIONS

February 5, 2020

Jamestown High School Team #1 won the State LifeSmarts championship and will be representing North Dakota in the national competition in Washington DC in April. 


LIFESMARTS COMPETITION STATE FINALS TOMORROW

February 4, 2020

The state finals of the LifeSmarts competition will be held in Bismarck tomorrow, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. The competition will be begin at 9:00 am in the Pioneer Room at the state Capitol.


STENEHJEM BANS ROVING BAND OF CON ARTISTS FROM OPERATING AS CONTRACTORS

January 17, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today issued a Cease and Desist Order against a group of individuals who have been using the guise of a contractor’s license to perpetrate scams against unsuspecting homeowners across the state.


STENEHJEM ENCOURAGES VICTIMS OF CLERGY SEXUAL ABUSE TO FILE REPORT

January 2, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued a statement today in response to a release by the Fargo and Bismarck Dioceses of lists of substantiated allegations against members of the clergy. 


ATTORNEY GENERAL TO INTRODUCE ELECTRONIC DETECTION K9 BCI OFFICER

November 29, 2019

The Attorney General will be introducing the newest Bureau of Criminal Investigation officer on Monday, December 2, 2019.


NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY-October 26, 2019

October 25, 2019

Tomorrow, Saturday October 26, 2019, is national prescription drug “Take Back Day.” Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem reminds North Dakota residents who want to safely dispose of unused prescription and over the counter medications that they can turn to the state’s free, year-round Take Back program or companion MedSafe program.


TEAM LAWN INC BANNED FROM DOING BUSINESS IN NORTH DAKOTA

October 24, 2019

Nicholas J. DeRosier, of East Grand Forks, MN, and his businesses, Team Lawn, Inc. and Vaughn Construction, Inc., have been banned from doing business in North Dakota.


NOTICE DID NOT INCLUDE LOCATION OR TIME OF SPECIAL MEETING

October 24, 2019

The Frontier Village Association violated multiple requirements of the open meetings law because it did not include the location or time of a special meeting on the agenda, or the legal authority for closing a portion of the meeting, and it also did not post the agenda or provide it to anyone who had asked to receive meeting notices.


NORTH DAKOTA SUBMITS REBUTTAL COMMENTS TO US DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION

October 24, 2019

North Dakota has submitted rebuttal comments to the US Department of Transportation, continuing its effort to overturn a recently passed Washington state law regulating the volatility of crude oil transported by rail for loading and unloading in that state. 


ELIGIBILITY FOR SKILLED WORKFORCE STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM

October 23, 2019

The skilled workforce student loan repayment program is available to graduates of four-year institutions if all other eligibility requirements are met.