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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Woodworking-- a creative outlet
Northern Plains Ethnic Festival -- a mix of cultures
New preschool to open
Georgia Chrome headed north
Schneider Sisters -- melodies for the bandshell
Wildfire welcomes New England into the fold
DSU volleyball starts their season Sunday
Schatz excited for three-night Outlaws run in North Dakota
Twins split doubleheader with Indians
Twins OF Grossman fractures thumb
Port: Stop comparing violent Charlottesville counterprotesters to WWII Veterans
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
Port: Republican lawmakers to Library: Put those gay books back in the closet
Port: Rep. Cramer says 'liberal media' would have praised Trump's words on Charlottesville if they'd come from Obama
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
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Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
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July 14, 2017
Judge rules that Gladstone animals should not be seized
A Southwest District Court judge has ruled that the state cannot seize the animals of a Gladstone rancher accused of animal cruelty and neglect. Southwest District Judge Rhonda Ehlis wrote a 23-page summary of the civil case involving Gary Dassinger, a rancher south of Gladstone who...
News/crime and courts
July 14, 2017 - 5:12pm
Awaiting a decision: Gladstone animal neglect case wraps up, criminal case to come
Three area veterinarians testified in the Gladstone animal neglect case Wednesday as Southwest District Judge Rhonda Ehlis will now decide the...
June 14, 2017 - 9:52pm
June 13, 2017
Gladstone animal neglect hearing extended to Wednesday
The civil case over the seizure of a Gladstone man's 70 horses and 25 cattle will continue Wednesday morning. Southwest District Judge Rhonda...
June 13, 2017 - 8:18pm
June 12, 2017
Stark County animal seizure worries agriculture officials
DICKINSON, N.D. — While a district court judge decides whether a Gladstone, N.D., man gets to keep his cattle and horses, agriculture groups...
June 12, 2017 - 6:00am
June 5, 2017
Sheriff, ranch hand testify at petition hearing for abused/neglected animals
A Southwest District judge will hear more testimony before deciding whether to take away a Gladstone man's horses and cattle. Judge Rhonda Ehlis...
News/crime and courts
June 5, 2017 - 10:35pm
June 21, 2016
North Dakota couple charged with animal neglect
KATHRYN -- A Kathyrn couple has been charged with animal neglect after deputies seized 64 dogs from their property. Ginger and Karl Helland are accused of keeping the animals in filthy, dangerous conditions. The Barnes County Sheriff's Office confiscated the dogs from their property,...
News/crime and courts
June 21, 2016 - 5:17pm
May 12, 2016
Law enforcement learn about animal cruelty
Area law enforcement learned how to be better equipped to deal with an animal cruelty call on Thursday. A training held by the Humane Society...
May 12, 2016 - 9:42pm
December 4, 2013
Wheatland dog breeder pleads guilty to 1 count of animal abuse
FARGO — A Wheatland man charged with neglecting about 170 dogs at an apparent puppy mill at his rural home has pleaded guilty in the case. The defense attorney for Darcy Darrell Smith, 51, entered an Alford plea to one count of Class A misdemeanor animal abuse on Smith’s behalf...
December 4, 2013 - 9:41pm
April 14, 2013
Back from the brink: Starved horses recover under care of Hatton couple
HATTON -- After their trailer ride from western North Dakota, Krystal, Ruby, Diamond, Princess, Karmel and Ginger were unloaded at the foot of a 1,000 pound-plus hay bale in the barn. They made a serious dent in it. "They ate hay for almost 12 straight hours," Doug Hannestad said....
April 14, 2013 - 12:00am
April 11, 2013
Senate disagrees with House changes to animal abuse bill
BISMARCK -- Senate lawmakers could not agree Wednesday with the House changes to a bill that seeks to crack down on people who abuse, neglect or abandon animals. Sen. Tim Flakoll, R-Fargo, the prime sponsor of Senate Bill 2211, said the amended bill does not address all the issues...
April 11, 2013 - 12:00am
April 4, 2013
Crusader against animal cruelty says bill is too weak
BISMARCK -- Kristie Skunberg said Wednesday the amended version of the Legislature's animal cruelty bill is too weak and fails to address creating penalties that fit the crimes against animals. The chairwoman of North Dakotans to Stop Animal Cruelty said in a news release that the...
April 4, 2013 - 12:00am
February 24, 2013
'He was death on the land': Bill Kiefer faces multiple charges for animal cruelty
FARGO -- Bill Kiefer and his bay mule made a conspicuous presence at last summer's Cow Town Hoe Down celebration in New Salem. Kiefer, a stranger...
February 24, 2013 - 12:00am
February 9, 2013
State Senate passes animal abuse bill
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Senate unanimously passed a bill Friday afternoon to enact stiffer penalties against individuals who neglect, abuse or abandon animals. Senators voted 45-0 to move Senate Bill 2211 to the House for consideration. Sen. Connie Triplett, D-Grand Forks, and...
February 9, 2013 - 12:00am
January 25, 2013
Lawmakers push for harsher penalties on animal abusers
BISMARCK -- Aubrey, a cat turned over to the Central Dakota Humane Society in Mandan, was microwaved by her owner, and Smiley, a forfeited dog,...
January 25, 2013 - 12:00am
February 9, 2011
Neighbors find dead horses
SENTINEL BUTTE -- Two skinny dead snow-covered horses are among the first things a visitor sees when they go to a farm near Sentinel Butte. Neighbors...
February 9, 2011 - 12:00am