Two Coloradans injured in crash

NEW TOWN Two people were injured and two vehicles totaled in a Sunday morning crash in McKenzie County, west of New Town.

Donald Compton, 45, Mason, Wis., was driving his 2012 Western Star semi-truck east on N.D. Hwy. 23 when a 1999 Infiniti car driven by Nicholas Belarde, Canon City, Colo., pulled out in front of him and then made a sudden stop to turn left onto a field approach.

Compton’s truck struck Belarde’s vehicle on the driver’s side, then exited the roadway and came to rest on its side. Compton was wearing a seatbelt and was uninjured.

Both Belarde and his passenger, Jodie Leeann Sullivan, 31, Grand Junction, Colo., both unrestrained, were injured and transported to Trinity Hospital.

MSU golf event postponed

Because of weather conditions, Minot State University’s golfing event at the Velva Golf Course, which was scheduled for tonight, has been postponed. The Velva stop on MSU’s Friends-raising Golf Tour has been rescheduled for July 30. Registration will still be at 4:30 p.m. with a shotgun start at 5.

Bismarck man pleads not guilty to stabbing 2

BISMARCK (AP) – A Bismarck man accused of stabbing two people during a fight in a Bismarck parking lot has pleaded not guilty to felony charges.

28-year-old Jeramy John Bison pleaded not guilty to two counts of felony aggravated assault. His next court hearing is scheduled for July 8.

Authorities say Bison stabbed two men during a fight in a parking lot on April 28. The injuries were not considered life threatening.

If convicted, Bison faces a two-year mandatory prison sentence on each charge.

First 5 months wettest on record for Fargo area

FARGO (AP) -The National Weather Service says the first five months of this year were the wettest on record in North Dakota’s largest city.

Weather service officials say Fargo has recorded 12.8 inches of precipitation since Jan. 1, beating the former record of 12.62 inches set in the first five months of 1902.

More than a third of that fell late last week when a storm system dumped 4.51 inches on Fargo.