BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A 14-year-old Bismarck boy who was shot in the eye while hunting survived to celebrate his birthday Sunday. Russell Macdonald says he and his son, Kaelan, were hunting with two others on November 14th when the boy was accidentally shot by a family friend. Kaelan and his family spent three weeks in a hospital before being released last Friday.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - State health officials say a spill of oil and saltwater in Billings County has been contained, but some of the brine and oil reached a tributary of the Little Missouri River. The North Dakota Health Department says the spill about 15 miles northwest of Medora was reported Sunday. The spill happened on private land and federal land.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - The Alerus Center in Grand Forks is negotiating to buy several lots adjacent to the city-owned arena. The Grand Forks Herald reports officials don't yet have a specific use in mind for the land. Officials say they want to ensure the facility has room to grow.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - University of North Dakota hockey player Bryn Chyzyk has been suspended from the team after allegedly running out on a cab fare estimated at $4. Head coach Dave Hakstol announced the suspension yesterday. Chyzyk pleaded not guilty to a theft charge in Grand Forks Municipal Court.
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