KILLDEER, N.D. (AP) - State health officials have ordered a facility in western North Dakota that handles radioactive material to cease operations immediately. The Department of Health says it issued an emergency order yesterday to secure the Killdeer facility operated by Dyad Environmental, LLC. The order alleges inspections earlier this month revealed various safety violations including the lack of a qualified radiation safety officer on staff.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The North Dakota National Guard is at full strength in its chaplain corps for the first time in 15 years. The Guard appointed 1st Lieutenant Yacob Makonnen as chaplain yesterday. The Bismarck Tribune reports he will be assigned to the Bismarck-based 68th Troop Command.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Police say a Bismarck woman was too intoxicated to care for her son after she reported she didn't know where he was even though the boy was at home with her. The Bismarck Tribune reports 31-year-old Adelann Bradford has been charged with Class C felony child abuse or neglect.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - The goalie who helped lead the University of North Dakota to the NCAA Frozen Four is sticking around. WDAY-TV reports that Zane Gothberg announced Wednesday night that he will return for his junior season. Gothberg is from Thief River Falls, Minnesota and is a 2010 draft pick of the NHL's Boston Bruins.
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