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Oil industry workers split between Trump and Clinton
Piepkorn renewing his attacks on refugee settlement earning rebuke from Strand
Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
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Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
World Series Cinderellas deserve to be in Fall Classic
Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet of top team
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Martin R. Harnisch
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
April 22, 2016
Alleged abuser held on $1.5 million bond
WILLISTON — A man who police say beat and shot at a woman inside his Williston home during a two-day tirade earlier this week and was described by a prosecutor as “dangerous” is being held on $1.5 million bond. Casey Gunlickson, 32, was charged with terrorizing, reckless endangerment,...
April 22, 2016 - 9:07pm
March 6, 2016
Despite best efforts, sometimes the teacher-student relationship is abused by those in power
GRAND FORKS — Not here. That would never happen here. Not in Grand Forks. Not in our schools. That’s what people want to believe, even though recent history says there’s no reason why it couldn’t happen anywhere. North Dakota has seen its share of high-profile cases involving...
March 6, 2016 - 6:17am
January 26, 2016
Fargo child-care provider charged with abusing 3-month-old girl
FARGO – A Fargo child-care provider is accused of hitting an infant in her care hard enough to bruise the baby after the little girl wouldn't stop crying. Kelly Jo Topp is charged in Cass County District Court with Class B felony child abuse. The baby's parents told police they'd...
News/crime and courts
January 26, 2016 - 12:44pm
December 12, 2015
Trafficking victims’ advocate says woman’s case shows flaws in legal system
MINOT, N.D. – A woman convicted last week in Minot for human trafficking was also a victim and should have received better services, says an...
December 12, 2015 - 5:02pm
October 27, 2015
Trial of trafficker to resume with or without defendant
BISMARCK -- After being delayed two days, the trial of accused human- and drug-trafficker Keith Graves is scheduled to continue today — with or without the defendant, according to U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovland. "I don't want any further delays in this case," said...
October 27, 2015 - 11:08pm
October 23, 2015
Three dogs recently rescued, starving and covered in mange
The West Dakota Veterinary Clinic have taken in three chihuahua crosses, likely all related, who have been rescued from various areas in Dickinson,...
October 23, 2015 - 11:27pm
September 22, 2015
70-year-old man pleads not guilty to sexually abusing child relative
GRAFTON, N.D.--A rural Pisek, N.D., man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges alleging he sexually abused his child relative when she was between the ages of 3 and 6. Floyd William Sirman, 70, was charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child, a Class AA felony, in Walsh County...
September 22, 2015 - 11:39pm
September 4, 2015
Father of sex abuse victim slain by clergy attacker requests visit with Pope Francis
HUDSON, Wis. — A funeral home owner has requested a meeting with Pope Francis during the pontiff’s visit to the United States later this month. The Hudson funeral home owner wants to talk to the pope about his son Daniel, who was murdered in 2002 by a parish priest thought to...
September 4, 2015 - 11:17pm
June 10, 2015
Staff and funding cuts lead to unhelped victims
FARGO — A survey of domestic violence programs in North Dakota found that 375 victims were served in one day last year, with 32 requests for help going unfulfilled because of funding and staff shortages. The requests that most often went unmet came from victims seeking legal representation,...
June 10, 2015 - 11:09pm
December 31, 2014
Mott man charged with violently attacking girlfriend, child abuse
MOTT — A Mott man faces several felony charges after allegedly violently attacking his girlfriend on Friday. Shane Quinn allegedly grabbed...
News/crime and courts
December 31, 2014 - 8:00pm
September 26, 2014
Pruett pleads guilty to two assault charges
A man accused of sexually assaulting an infant could face life in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to charges of gross sexual imposition and aggravated assault. Dan Pruett, 44, was arrested in November after Dickinson Police investigated an ambulance request for an infant...
News/crime and courts
September 26, 2014 - 12:51am