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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'
December signing date for NDSU football appears to be gaining steam
Manziel claims sobriety, wants another chance with NFL
DHS wrestling flies past Jamestown
Dickinson High boys basketball survives against Bismarck
Demons stifle Midgets' offense
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
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
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
January 15, 2017
Helping animals of all sizes
Whether you have two legs or four, everyone needs to take a trip to the doctor now and then. The veterinarian team at West Dakota Veterinary...
January 15, 2017 - 12:16am
January 14, 2017
Hundreds of cats quarantined in New York City bird flu outbreak
NEW YORK - Hundreds of domestic cats have been quarantined in New York City after contracting a strain of highly contagious avian flu at shelters operated by a major animal rescue organization, and the virus also infected at least one veterinarian, officials said.
News/Nation and World
January 14, 2017 - 9:08am
November 18, 2016
City pound closed because of cat virus
The city's pound is currently shut down to citizens as they combat feline distemper, which has killed a few of the cats. The pound has been closed...
November 18, 2016 - 8:39pm
July 1, 2016
Keeping pets safe during the Fourth of July
Fireworks will illuminate the sky on Monday night. People will stand outside and watch excitedly to see the bursts of color ignite the sky. For...
July 1, 2016 - 10:38pm
March 12, 2016
Old or new, cat photography lives on in greeting cards in downtown Fargo shops
FARGO -- Most customers don't think much about the unique line of black-and-white greeting cards. But every now and then, someone can't get enough...
March 12, 2016 - 10:00am
December 16, 2015
Owner who abandoned 29 cats in apartment sentenced for animal cruelty
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A Grand Forks man was sentenced this week to 15 days in jail for animal cruelty after leaving 29 cats in a Grand Forks apartment. Billy Ray Hackler, 57, pleaded guilty Monday in Grand Forks Municipal Court to a Class B misdemeanor charge of cruelty to animals...
December 16, 2015 - 10:46pm
October 1, 2013
Karen Foster: The cat's meow
I know that a graduate student at Cornell has studied the meows of cats, both domesticated and captive. In that study, the researcher determined it's solely the sound of the meow and not its content that is appealing to humans, that humans' reactions artificially select cat's behavior....
October 1, 2013 - 12:00am
June 16, 2013
'Crazy cat ladies': Dickinson family cares for feral cats; vets advocate spay/neuter program
Nikki Simonson and her daughters, Destiny Simonson, 13, and Daisy Dockter, 7, have been taking care of neighborhood stray cats at their north...
June 16, 2013 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Woman advocates for more time between rabies shots
HAWLEY, Minn. -- Jane Anderson believes too many veterinarians are not following the recommendations for rabies vaccinations, which costs pet owners money and risks the health of cats and dogs. Anderson said she first became aware of the issue when she moved here about six years...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
April 14, 2013
Devils Lake leaders to mull new pet laws
GRAND FORKS -- Devils Lake city leaders hope there won't be much growling Monday as they begin a public discussion on new laws that place more restrictions on pet owners. "We really didn't have any teeth in the ordinance. People filed complaints.
April 14, 2013 - 12:00am
April 9, 2013
Farmers, ranchers welcome: Cattlemen's Supply LLC opens in downtown Dickinson
Dickinson-area farmers and ranchers have a new place to get supplies to take care of their cattle, horses and even pick up a treat for their...
April 9, 2013 - 12:00am
June 22, 2012
Letter: Not the cats' fault they are homeless
This is in response to Richard Schuhrke's letter in the Wednesday Dickinson Press. Through no fault of their own the feral cats became homeless because they were born from pets which were dumped or abandoned. So blame the people responsible for dumping or abandoning the cats, not...
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
June 14, 2012
ND group has proposal to deal with animal cruelty
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A group is proposing an alternative to a ballot initiative that aims to strengthen North Dakota's penalties for animal cruelty. North Dakotans for Responsible Animal Care has officials from groups representing farmers and ranchers, veterinarians, animal shelters...
June 14, 2012 - 12:40pm
April 25, 2012
Belfield man the target of harrasing letters about killing cats
A Belfield man is once again the target of several anonymous letters claiming he is a cat killer, Stark County law enforcement said Tuesday. Officials have not found proof to support this, and the author may face criminal charges for harassment and slander. This has happened twice...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
November 26, 2008
PD works on way to get lost animals home
Dickinson residents who have lost their pets can now check the pound from home. The Dickinson Police Department recently added a link to its Web site to make this possible. The link takes users to a page that displays color photos of pets at the pound along with the breed, sex,...
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am