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UPDATE: At least 19 dead in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena
Audio released: Problems at Devils Lake Police Department building for years
Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence
Former ND tribal leader's wife charged with failing to report child sex abuse
Trump's budget proposal slashes spending by $3.6 trillion over 10 years
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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
DHS speech team places second at state
Swift: North Dakota proves to be just one sprawling small town
Dickinson High names graduation speakers
Trinity commencement speakers named
I'm a recovering control freak - it makes dating even harder
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Nashville clinches first trip to Stanley Cup finals
Jumpers, hurdlers head NAIA qualifiers for DSU
Midgets golf seventh at Williston Invite
Kepler, Sano lead Twins' comeback win over Orioles
Port: Bismarck city administrator asks police officers who signed mayoral recall petition be questioned
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
Coming Home: A trip to the sale barn proves the best days can't be planned
Pinke Post: The purpose of trophies in the box
Minding our Elders: Family caregiver needs recognition from siblings
Frances C. Kamstra
Elmer S. Steiner
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
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Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
April 28, 2017
'Shaving cats?!' Virginia police probe seven pet abductions
Police and townsfolk in Waynesboro, Virginia, are trying to figure out why someone is abducting pet cats and returning them with hairless underbellies....
April 28, 2017 - 2:16pm
March 6, 2017
Minnesota man finds beloved cat after it rides 400 miles under his truck
ST. PAUL—Pro tip for motorists with feline copilots: If kitty gets away while you're on the road and you can't find the pet, try checking...
March 6, 2017 - 8:45pm
March 5, 2017
Minnesota man charged with killing cats has massive social media following
MOORHEAD—A 23-year-old Moorhead man charged with killing at least three cats is an aspiring artist who has modeled for local businesses and...
March 5, 2017 - 2:07pm
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