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BC-ND--North Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, ND

March 31, 2019

Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in North Dakota. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or dglass@ap.org. Jeff Baenen is on the desk, to be followed by Gretchen Ehlke at 5 a.m.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

AROUND THE STATE:

BRIDGE ADOPTION

BISMARCK, N.D. _ A portion of an historic bridge set for demolition in a project to expand U.S. Highway 85 has been adopted by a North Dakota man who plans to move the span hundreds of miles to preserve the architecture. SENT: 340 words, photo.

EXCHANGE-GUNSHOT RECOVERY

MINOT, N.D. _ A North Dakota shooting instructor reflects on the gun safety lessons she learned after a near-fatal accident. In May 2016, Cameon Eisenzimmer of Minot attended a shooter’s training session in Napoleon. Her gun accidentally went off while still in her holster. At the hospital she learned that the bullet entered behind her right knee, traveled down her lower leg and exited on the inside of her leg just above the ankle. The injury was so bad her leg was almost amputated. By Kim Fundingsland, Minot Daily News. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1483 words.

IN BRIEF:

CAPITOL PREVIEW

SPORTS:

INDIANS-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS _ The Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins wrap up their season-opening three-game series at Target Field, with Carlos Carrasco pitching for the Indians and Michael Pineda taking the mound for the Twins. By Mike Cook. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 1 p.m. CT.

WILD-COYOTES

GLENDALE, Ariz. _ The Minnesota Wild visit the Arizona Coyotes. Game starts at 4 p.m. CT.

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