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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A Denver woman accused of shooting at law officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline has been arrested for violating conditions of her pretrial release. The U.S. Marshals Service says Red Fawn Fallis signed out of a halfway house in Fargo Thursday to attend adult learning classes but never showed up. Fallis is accused of firing a handgun at officers during her October 2016 arrest. No one was hurt.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota Supreme Court Justice Lisa Fair McEvers says she will seek re-election. McEvers took office Jan. 1, 2014, after being appointed by then-Gov. Jack Dalrymple to fill two of the four remaining years of retiring Justice Mary Maring's unexpired term. She won election in 2016 to fill out the final two years of Maring's term. She is now running for a full 10-year term on the state Supreme Court.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The Burleigh County Commission has designated $6,000 to help the United Way connect Bismarck-Mandan's homeless with emergency housing through the end of June. The agency has been providing hotel vouchers and other forms of assistance since Ruth Meiers Hospitality House closed its men's emergency shelter last October. Bismarck's City Commission earlier this month dedicated $10,000 toward the cause. County and city officials are working with local agencies and others on a long-term solution.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is making 502 any-deer bow licenses available to out-of-state hunters this year. Applicants must apply online at the Game and Fish website. The deadline is March 1. Up to five applicants can apply together as a party. A lottery will be held if more applications are received than licenses available. Any remaining licenses after March 1 will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.
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