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Trump, in Oval Office, signs first order on Obamacare
Support heard in favor of Perdue
Suspect in deputy shooting death remains unidentified
Former Secretary Schafer mixed on Trump nominees
Senate bill would shift bulk of N.D. wind tax from local governments to state
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Youth carries Midgets wrestling to victory
Slow second half dooms Midgets against Bravettes
Moody scores 40, Dickinson defense shuts down Turtle Mountain
Scoreboard of January 20, 2017
Blue Hawks take another close one over Valley City
Port: Rep. Cramer says he expects Trump to approve Dakota Access Pipeline by next week
Port: He was a terrible president
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
Thomas F. Murtha
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
July 7, 2016
Five arrested in vandalism of Pisek church, priceless painting
PISEK — Five suspects have been arrested in connection with vandalism that left a Pisek church temporarily closed and coated a priceless 124-year-old oil painting with fire extinguisher retardant. The Walsh County Sheriff's Department arrested Joshua Trebor Weis, 19, Bowdon, N.D.;...
July 7, 2016 - 4:17pm
May 30, 2016
Bismarck man arrested after report of shots fired
BISMARCK -- Bismarck police arrested a 19-year-old man after he allegedly shot at a group of individuals late Sunday night, according to a press release issued by the Bismarck Police Department. The victims said a man they didn’t know started a verbal and physical altercation with...
May 30, 2016 - 12:38pm
February 22, 2014
4 more arrested on meth charges in Grand Forks area: 3 accused of making meth, one of selling
GRAND FORKS — An East Grand Forks, Minn., felon’s purchase of cold medicine at a local pharmacy led drug-enforcement agents to what they...
February 22, 2014 - 12:03am
February 19, 2014
Loud party busted by Minot police leads to 64 arrests
MINOT — Police here arrested more than 60 people after breaking up a party involving underage drinking on Sunday. Officers responded at 1:42 a.m. to a report of a loud party and observed people who appeared to be under 21 drinking alcohol, the Minot Police Department stated in...
News/crime and courts
February 19, 2014 - 12:19am
February 9, 2014
Who are Sherry and Lyle Midstokke: Alleged murder rocks tiny Finley
FINLEY — An alleged murder has shaken this town of 445, so small that there is no jail to house the suspect, the suspect is Facebook friends...
February 9, 2014 - 12:03am
February 7, 2014
Heroin found in home near Casselton school; 2 charged
CASSELTON — Two people face felony drug charges after police found heroin and marijuana at a Casselton home, which is just blocks away from Central Cass School. According to court documents, undercover officers bought heroin in January from a Fargo woman who set up the transaction...
News/crime and courts
February 7, 2014 - 10:10pm
July 10, 2012
Couple on the run after man accused of sexually assaulting woman's daughter arrested in Indiana
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Police in Fargo said a man and woman who went on the run after the man was accused of sexually assaulting the woman's daughter have been arrested in Indiana. A warrant for 37-year-old Anthony Sells was issued in Cass County last week on a charge of gross sexual...
July 10, 2012 - 5:08pm
April 15, 2009
Man involved in shooting was stepson
A man arrested in connection with a shooting death Friday has an extensive criminal record and was the victim's stepson. Police arrested Benjamin Orf Friday after 49-year-old Neal Matejovsky's body was found in Dunn County. Orf is his former stepson, said Mary Giles, Matejovsky's...
April 15, 2009 - 10:24pm
Arrests made in connection with Matejovsky case, Sundeen expects more
Benjamin Orf, who authorities arrested Friday in connection to a Dunn County shooting, resides in Dickinson, according to Stark County District Court records. His age was not released and limited information was available Monday.
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
March 7, 2009
Inmate arrested trying to get back in jail
WOODBINE, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities say they arrested an escaped jail inmate trying to sneak back into the lockup with cigarettes allegedly stolen from a nearby store. Sheriff Tommy Gregory said Saturday that 25-year-old Harry Jackson had opened a door to the exercise yard and climbed...
March 7, 2009 - 12:23pm
Woman arrested in 40-year-old Denver slaying
A 65-year-old woman wanted in a 1968 slaying at a Denver bar was arrested Friday in Dayton, Ohio, where police say she had been living under...
February 7, 2009 - 10:16am
February 2, 2009
Plymouth man arrested in alleged ballet assault
A Plymouth man was arrested after an alleged assault on members of the Russian National Ballet Theater at a downtown Minneapolis hotel. The man allegedly threw punches and slapped people, injuring two men and a ballerina from the troupe, in town to perform "Sleeping Beauty" at Northrop...
February 2, 2009 - 7:45am
January 14, 2009
Firefighters charged with using arson to get work
PHOENIX (AP) -- Four firefighters have been arrested on suspicion of igniting between 15 and 20 fires in western Arizona so they could get paid for fighting them, officials said Tuesday. Authorities also charged two men suspected of setting fires to get money from the firefighters,...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
DICKINSON - Dickinson's Joel Henry Wetzel, 59, was arrested on Monday in connection to a shooting incident that occurred on July 8. The Dickinson Police Department's investigator, Joe Cianni, said Wetzel was recently released from Bismarck's St. Alexius Hospital. Wetzel has been...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Two Dickinson residents are arrested for possible drug charges
DICKINSON - The Stark County Sheriff Department reported on Thursday that two Dickinson residents were arrested for possible drug charges around 9:15 p.m. this past Wednesday. Sheriff Clarence Tuhy said an officer went to the residence of Bruce Damien, 29, and Melissa Wichlund, 23,...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am