BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Heavy rain over the weekend set records in North Dakota. Bismarck, Dickinson, Jamestown, Minot and Grand Forks all set rainfall records for the date yesterday. Each had an inch or more. Bismarck's record had stood since 1877.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Last month was North Dakota's coldest April on record. The average temperature for the month was 31 degrees. That's one-tenth of a degree colder than the previous record set in 1907.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Camping restrictions established last year on some wildlife management areas in North Dakota will remain in place this year. The restrictions are a response to the oil boom in the western part of the state. They're aimed at ensuring the areas are available for hunters and anglers.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - The number of people accused in the heroin overdose death of a Fargo blues guitarist has grown to five. Kimberly Wright is charged in federal court with conspiracy to possess and distribute a controlled substance resulting in the death of Cody Conner last June. Authorities say members of the conspiracy traveled to Minneapolis to obtain the heroin.
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