WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) - Police in Wahpeton say they have arrested two men in connection with an armed robbery of a convenience store. Police say the two suspects were wearing masks and carrying handguns when they entered a Tesoro station just after 2 a.m. yesterday and forced the clerk to open two cash registers. The clerk was shaken up but not hurt.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A West Fargo man has been sentenced to two years in prison for his role in a copper theft. A jury found Soran Kaka guilty of burglary and theft of property after authorities say he and two other men stole more than $50,000 worth of copper wire from a Burleigh County electric shop.
HOUSTON (AP) - Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Incorporated says North Dakota gained three rigs this week. The Texas-based company said yesterday that Wyoming also gained three rigs in the weekly tally released every Friday.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Xcel Energy is proposing two natural gas-fired power plants 70 miles south of Fargo, North Dakota to help meet electricity needs during times of peak demand. The plants would be built near Hankinson if they are approved by regulators because of the site's proximity to a natural gas pipeline and an electrical transmission line. They would go into service in 2018 and 2019.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.