A longtime Williston city council member wants to become a state senator from
Brad Bekkedahl announced today he would seek the Republican Party's endorsement for the senate seat being vacated by Republican Stan Lyson lee-son, who is retiring from the legislature.
Bekkedahl has served for 18 years on the city commission and previously was a member of the Williston Park Board.
Also today, incumbent Republican Representatives Pat Hattlestad and Gary Sukut announced their intentions to seek re-election to the state legislature representing District One.
Election day for the state house and senate is in November.
Minot Police say Zofia Kristal Pepple of New Town was struck by a pickup and killed about 6:25pm Sunday
A two-year-old child was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Minot Sunday evening.
They ask if you have any information about the incident that you contact them at 852-0111.
In addition, both had recently been released from state prison.