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Texas man faces attempted murder charge in North Dakota

MINOT, N.D. — A Texas man faces five charges including attempted murder after allegedly pointing a loaded rifle at a sheriff’s deputy during a car chase in North Dakota. Thirty-five-year-old Brandon Bradford, of Giddings, Texas, could face more than 25 years in prison if convicted on all charges, which also include felony fleeing and misdemeanor driving and weapons offenses. Court ...

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Berthold bust nets 11 pounds of meth, thousands in cash

BERTHOLD, N.D. — A traffic stop for erratic driving in the western North Dakota oil patch town of Berthold resulted in a drug bust that authorities say netted 11 pounds of methamphetamine, along with some Valentine’s treats. Police Chief Al Schmidt said he found a pound of meth and $20,000 in cash in the vehicle during the Wednesday stop. He ...

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Berthold taking on BNSF Railway over blocked crossings

BERTHOLD, N.D. — BNSF railway could be fined $1,500 and staff members jailed if the company’s trains block both crossings in Berthold for more than 20 minutes, the town’s mayor said. The blocked crossings put school buses behind schedule and could present a problem for fire and ambulance crews, Mayor Alan Lee told The Bismarck Tribune. “They’re a big corporation, ...

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Stanley City Council hears refinery proposal

This month, the city council of Stanley, North Dakota, was presented with a building proposal for a new diesel fuel refinery. Quantum Energy and Bilfinger/Westcon are developing plans to build refineries in the North Dakota towns of Stanley and Berthold as well as the Montana communities of Baker and Fairview, according to a report by the Mountrail County Promoter. City ...

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