2017 Media Releases





12-19-2017 - Morton County Commission Chairman Participates in Nobel Peace Prize Forum in Oslo, Norway

12-15-2017 - Possession of marijuana results in arrest of Oregon man

12-15-2017 - Morton County names new Veterans Services Officer

12-14-2017 - Colorado man arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver 

12-06-2017 - MCSO cites New Salem student after second shooting threat at school

12-01-2017 - MCSO responds to school shooting threat in New Salem

11-30-2017 - High-speed chase leads to Minot man's arrest

11-24-2017 First Narcan dose administered by Morton County Sheriff's Office

11-16-2017 - Morton & Burleigh County Emergency Management organizes with the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce to develop emergency preparedness project ideas

11-08-2017 - Heroin paraphernalia and stolen firearm seized after K9 alert

11-03-2017 - Help avoid unnecessary response by following proper controlled burn procedures

10-26-2017 - Morton County's new courtroom construction underway

10-25-2017 - Family of five escapes house fire north of Mandan 

10-17-2017 - Emergency services within Morton County receive $20,000 donation

10-03-2017 Commission funds priorities with only slight tax increase in 2018 budget

09-14-2017 Hay bales igniting in Morton County

09-14-2017 - Need public's help to stop the shooting of county road signs

06-12-2017 - Morton County Detention Center Inmates Transferred to New Jail

06-09-2017 - Morton County Declares Mandatory County-wide Total Burn Band

06-01-2017 - Body found along Missouri River identified

05-30-2017 - Morton County Courthouse Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

05-30-2017 - Morton County Sheriff's Department asking for help to locate burglary suspect   Photo 1  Photo 2

05-30-2017 - Body found along Missouri River Bank

05-19-2017 - Boil order lifted for Glen Ullin water supply

05-15-2017 - Boil order issued for Glen Ullin water supply

05-12-2017 - Additional information found in investigation of drowning victim along Cannonball River

05-12-2017 - Authorities searching for missing person near Fort Rice

05-10-2017 - Morton County Deputy Arrests WA man for possession of marijuana  Photo

05-09-2017 - Tornado Shelter to be installed at Harmon Lake Recreation Area   Map   Photo 1 photo 2

04-25-2017 - SKYWARN® Severe Weather Training Hosted by Morton County    Severe WX Flyer

04-19-2017 - Morton County Guide for Residents to Prepare for Severe Summer Weather

04-10-2017 - Morton Sheriff releases name of deceased male found along Cannonball River shoreline     Photo of deceased male

04-07-2017 - Morton County issues controlled burn procedures