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ON THE CLOCK: County Road Department will continue clearing this snow all winter
From around the world, beautiful artwork with inspirational messages sent to domestic violence victims
Devils Lake considers 'caregiver units' to help those needing medical care
Police shootings echo through criminology classrooms
How will it end? Experts weigh in on possible outcomes of Dakota Access Pipeline protest
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Titans boys basketball team's athleticism should carry it through tough region
Trinity girls basketball taking on new roles, playing styles
Big stage, big performance for UND
NELSON: Experience counts, ask Richmond
KOLPACK: Tough guy Stumpf is playing at an all-American level
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
Esther E. Will
Lesa D. Saunders-Dicus
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
August 9, 2014
Attorney general says Belfield violated open meetings law: Public had right to hear discussion on fired policeman
Citizens of Belfield were entitled to sit in on a City Council meeting where officials discussed firing a police officer for having sex on duty, the North Dakota attorney general ruled. “Regardless of how uncomfortable it might be to discuss the termination of an employee on grounds...
August 9, 2014 - 6:47pm
July 29, 2014
Letter: Knaus-Parr uniformed about attorney general’s role in ND
Ah, youth! Kiara Knaus-Parr’s letter typifies how Gen Y Democrats “spin” in lieu of experience. A lawyer who has only been practicing since Sept. 24, 2010, qualifies as a chief law enforcement officer? Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has been practicing law since 1977 — longer...
July 29, 2014 - 10:15pm
July 26, 2014
Knaus-Parr: Stenehjem’s crime numbers are political spin
North Dakota is a wonderful place to live. I know this first hand. This is where I chose to build my life, my law practice and my family. But crime is eating away at the quality of our lives. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is placing blame for this drastic increase on the rise in...
July 26, 2014 - 12:06am
July 25, 2014
AG: Some health insurance plans fail to comply with federal law
BISMARCK — North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued an opinion Friday concluding that some plans offered by two major health insurers likely fail to comply with federal law by excluding coverage for residential treatment of adults for substance abuse. The opinion applied...
July 25, 2014 - 11:34pm
July 23, 2014
AG may sue Game and Fish employee: Civil suit stems from audit alleging improper payments
BISMARCK — The North Dakota attorney general’s office informed Game and Fish Department Director Terry Steinwand on Wednesday that one of his employees may face a civil suit to recover state funds improperly paid to department employees and at least one nonprofit organization. The...
July 23, 2014 - 11:29pm
July 16, 2014
Officials: Former attorney general died of natural causes: Heart disease cause of death for Spaeth
FARGO — A former North Dakota attorney general found dead in his apartment in March died of natural causes, officials have ruled. Nicholas Spaeth, who served as attorney general from 1985 to 1992, died from a heart disease, according to a police report. He was 64. Police found...
July 16, 2014 - 9:05pm
June 19, 2014
North Dakota BCI says no policies violated in mall hunt
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation said Thursday that an initial review found no policies were violated in a Tuesday night manhunt that ended in Fargo with armed BCI agents chasing the man through the West Acres mall. The chase, prompted by what...
News/crime and courts
June 19, 2014 - 11:40pm
June 13, 2014
ND issues fine in paving scam
BISMARCK — An asphalt paving company has been fined for trying to overcharge a North Dakota resident, state Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s office said. Cooper’s Sealcoating & Asphalt run by Sylvester Cooper of Spiro, Okla., was not licensed by the state. Stenehjem’s...
June 13, 2014 - 11:56pm
June 3, 2014
US Attorney General to speak in Bismarck
BISMARCK — The nation’s top law enforcement officer will visit Bismarck on Thursday to speak at a conference that brings together tribal and law enforcement leaders to discuss ways to make American Indian communities safer. Attorney General Eric Holder will deliver remarks at...
June 3, 2014 - 11:31pm
April 25, 2014
Abuse, theft of prescription drugs on the rise, ND attorney general says
BISMARCK – Prescription drug abuse and theft are on the rise in North Dakota as children and thieves increasingly hunt for unused medications...
News/crime and courts
April 25, 2014 - 4:34pm
March 17, 2014
Nicolas Spaeth, former ND attorney general, found dead in Fargo
FARGO – Former North Dakota Attorney General Nicholas Spaeth was found dead here Sunday, police say. He was 64 years old. Fargo police Lt. Joel Vettel said officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Eighth Street South at 1:43 p.m. Sunday. Dispatchers had received a call...
March 17, 2014 - 12:42pm
March 14, 2014
ND abortion clinic drops suit challenging law after reaching deal with state
FARGO — A lawsuit challenging a law requiring doctors who perform abortions in North Dakota to have admitting privileges at a local hospital has been dismissed. The Red River Women’s Clinic in Fargo, the state’s only abortion clinic, filed a lawsuit challenging the 2013...
March 14, 2014 - 10:48am
March 4, 2014
AG, Gate City Bank warn of phone scam: Scammers try to get debit card info
FARGO — A recent wave of phone scams in North Dakota and Minnesota is nothing new, experts say, but this time fraudsters are taking an extra...
March 4, 2014 - 11:42pm
January 28, 2014
Purdon appointed to Attorney General’s Advisory Committee
BISMARCK — Attorney General Eric Holder has appointed North Dakota U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon and seven others to his advisory committee Tuesday, the Department of Justice announced. Purdon said in an interview that it’s a great way to highlight priority issues for his office,...
January 28, 2014 - 11:14pm
January 13, 2014
Western N.D. to get special prosecutor to combat drug trafficking
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Attorney General’s Office is advertising for a special prosecutor who will serve a dual role in federal court to combat drug trafficking that has followed the state’s oil boom. The new position – which still needs approval from state lawmakers...
January 13, 2014 - 4:36pm