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'Get off of Twitter': There's discontent as Trump nears Day 100, but supporters sticking with him
Bailed out: Legislature grants DSU funding to get through coming biennium
Battle for hub city funds resolved
Wrigley to seek his old job as U.S. Attorney for ND
Higher ed board terminates NDSU program, approves name change for old UND med school
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
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
An emotional night for NFL's first-round picks
Knight, Jones named to softball all-star game
Dickinson High tennis tops Saints for first win
UPDATE: Browns take pass rusher at No. 1 in NFL draft, Bears pull surprise at No. 2 with QB pick
Eagles draft last year will be judged almost entirely on Carson Wentz
Port: Former Congressman Rick Berg not ruling out 2018 campaign
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
Opinion: Tragic Veto of Carbon Monoxide Bill by Governor Burgum
BARONE: The New/Old Politics of Capital vs. Countryside
OPINION: A Bold Remedy for Overdose Deaths
Mary Margaret Wolf
Theodore M. Hecker
Mary Margaret Wolf
Frank H. Schafer, Jr.
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
April 5, 2017
Man 'mad at the mess' in his garage faces arson charge
WILLISTON, N.D. — A Williston man accused of arson in connection with a fire that caused heavy damage to his home started the blaze with...
April 5, 2017 - 2:52pm
March 23, 2017
McFeely: Cobb fails to create white enclaves, but he wins at getting attention
FARGO -- Craig Cobb is one of the least successful white supremacists ever, a loser of epic proportions. He’s now 0-for-3 in establishing all-white...
March 23, 2017 - 7:46pm
September 12, 2016
Arson erupts at Orlando shooter's mosque
The Florida mosque where Omar Mateen, who committed the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, prayed was damaged on Monday in an arson attack,...
September 12, 2016 - 8:54am
August 2, 2016
Arson suspected at three Dakota Access pipeline sites in Iowa
NEWTON, Iowa -- Three fires that scorched heavy equipment being used to build the Bakken oil pipeline — which investigators believe to be arsons — won’t slow construction, the developer has vowed. Jasper County Sheriff John Halferty said his office was investigating two fires...
August 2, 2016 - 8:24pm
May 24, 2016
Man who set fire to Somali restaurant asks to be released until sentencing
GRAND FORKS -- An East Grand Forks, Minn., man who admitted to setting fire last December to a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks wants to be released...
May 24, 2016 - 5:21pm
April 11, 2016
Man sentenced for manslaughter, arson
MANDAN -- A man was sentenced Monday for shooting a man to death and lighting a Mandan mobile home on fire as the man died. South Central District Court Judge David Reich sentenced Rodney Friesz to 10 years each for manslaughter and arson, to be served consecutively and with five...
April 11, 2016 - 11:29pm
February 5, 2016
Friesz convicted of manslaughter, arson
BISMARCK -- A Morton County jury returned a lesser verdict of manslaughter Friday in the case against Rodney Friesz, who killed his friend and...
February 5, 2016 - 8:34pm
January 19, 2016
Defendant in Juba arson case makes first appearance in federal court
GRAND FORKS -- An East Grand Forks, Minn., man accused of setting fire to a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks made his first appearance Tuesday...
January 19, 2016 - 6:15pm
January 15, 2016
Man arrested for starting Dickinson house fire
A Dickinson man is facing felony charges in connection to a Thursday morning house fire. Dickinson Police originally arrested Matthew Fridley,...
January 15, 2016 - 4:46pm
January 8, 2016
Man charged in Hardee's fire case going to trial
DEVILS LAKE -- A Devils Lake man charged in connection with an October fire that destroyed a Devils Lake Hardee's restaurant is going to trial. Michael January Ott, 24, is scheduled for a jury trial May 16 to 20 in Ramsey County District Court on charges of arson, a Class B felony,...
January 8, 2016 - 9:20pm
February 10, 2015
Bismarck military recruiter charged with arson faces retrial
BISMARCK — One day after a federal judge declared a mistrial in the case of former military recruiter and accused arsonist Anthony DeGroot, an assistant U.S. attorney said her office would re-try the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Holmes and Justin Vinje, attorney for DeGroot,...
February 10, 2015 - 9:59pm
October 28, 2014
Two sentenced for church arson
VALLEY CITY — Little more than a year after a fire claimed Faith Lutheran Church in Valley City, the two individuals responsible were sentenced. Andrew Michael Miklas, who is 25 or 26, Fargo, and Nicole Ellen Lindermann, who is 19 or 20, Kathryn, were sentenced by Southeast District...
News/crime and courts
October 28, 2014 - 11:18pm
October 10, 2014
Man charged with murder, arson after shooting, mobile home fire in Mandan
MANDAN – A Mandan man faces murder and arson charges after the body of his neighbor was found inside the suspect’s burned mobile home Thursday,...
News/crime and courts
October 10, 2014 - 11:04pm
July 8, 2014
Judge dismisses arson charges against former Trinity High School principal
Felony arson charges against former Trinity High School Principal Thomas Sander were dropped Monday. Southwest District Judge William Herauf signed off on the state’s motion to dismiss charges against Sander, who the state had alleged started the March 3 fire that caused millions...
July 8, 2014 - 12:24pm
June 28, 2014
Pivotal Sander hearing to be held Tuesday: Former THS principal faces 20 years in jail
Tom Sander could win big Tuesday. Sander, the 30-year-old former principal of Dickinson’s Trinity High School, is charged with starting the early March fire at the school that displaced students for the rest of the school year. He’s scheduled to go to trial on his felony charges...
News/crime and courts
June 28, 2014 - 9:47pm