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Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Keith Duane Bittenbinder
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
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 8, 2016
Police: Grand Forks man had child porn of victims as young as 6 months old
GRAND FORKS -- A Grand Forks man faces multiple child pornography charges after investigators say they found images on his cellphone depicting sexuals acts with victims as young as six months old. Jeffrey Alan Nord Jr., 28, was charged Friday in Grand Forks District Court with eight...
January 8, 2016 - 9:23pm
May 18, 2015
911 measure fails again
A second attempt to get voter approval for an increase in Stark County's 911 fee failed Tuesday night. Voters in the general election denied the measure 55 percent to 45 percent. It would've increased the maximum 911 fee per landline, cellphone line and Voice over Internet Protocol...
May 18, 2015 - 3:03pm
January 30, 2014
Stark Co. offers emergency weather alert system
Stark County is now using the Everbridge system for citizen alerts to communicate with local businesses and citizens. Everbridge is a communication and mass notification provider that helps organizations save lives, manage critical activities and improve the efficiency of daily...
January 30, 2014 - 4:53pm
December 12, 2013
SW ND cellphone reception to get boost from towers
Cellphone reception, one of the larger sticking points for both natives and newcomers living in western North Dakota’s Oil Patch region, is...
December 12, 2013 - 10:53pm
December 7, 2013
Companies offering free cellphones target ND
BISMARCK — For some living on the economically depressed Turtle Mountain Reservation in north-central North Dakota, it seemed too good to be true. Two people in a motorhome recently pulled into Belcourt, parked next to a convenience store and began handing out free cellphones...
December 7, 2013 - 3:54pm
October 25, 2013
Verizon reps propose tower on Dickinson Recreation Center grounds
The Dickinson Recreation Center grounds could be the site of a new Verizon Wireless communications tower. At a Dickinson Park Board roundtable meeting Friday at the WRCC, Dickinson Parks and Recreation director James Kramer said he has been in contact with a consulting firm representing...
October 25, 2013 - 4:03pm
July 5, 2013
Text4baby service helps women prepare for motherhood
Advice for pregnant women and new moms now comes in the form of a text messages. The March of Dimes and the North Dakota Department of Health are promoting the use of "Text4baby," a free cellphone service promoting maternal and child health, the department said in a news release. Topics...
July 5, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Police: Burglary suspect leaves phone behind, Facebook app open
FARGO -- So much for privacy settings. Two Fargo men were charged Monday with burglarizing a Harwood home after one of them allegedly left his cellphone there with his Facebook app open to his own profile. Benjamin Paul Emerson, 25, faces one count of burglary, a Class C felony,...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
January 9, 2013
AT&T tower project in Adams County tabled
A project for a new communications tower that could have aided cellphone reception in Adams County near Reeder has been tabled. County commissioners decided Tuesday to pursue other options in their quest to erect a new tower to better suit cellular customers in the region.
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
January 4, 2013
ND among leaders cutting the landlines, using cellphones
FARGO -- More than half of Americans, 51.7 percent, no longer regularly use a landline telephone in their homes, a recent National Health Interview Survey by the CDC shows. North Dakota's switchover to cellphones has been strong, states the CDC report that measured phone use in states...
January 4, 2013 - 12:00am
December 7, 2012
A home for the holidays: Bucyrus residents find temporary housing for winter months
HETTINGER -- With the holiday season in full swing, all residents of the Bucyrus who lost their homes have found temporary housing for the winter months, said Adams County Emergency Manager Michele Marthaller during a County Commission meeting Thursday. "Everybody is taken care of,"...
December 7, 2012 - 12:00am
October 14, 2012
Dickinson's interrupted cellphone service not an isolated incident
With the recent cellular phone reception issues seemingly solved in Dickinson, customers are talking, texting and browsing away. But lingering in the airwaves is the question of when another booster-driven disturbance might creep up. The region might not be alone in its troubles...
October 14, 2012 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
AT&T: Boosters to blame for problems with service
Can you hear me now?
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
Verizon 4G network available in Dickinson, Williston
Verizon Wireless' 4G Long Term Evolution network is available to customers in Dickinson and Williston as of Thursday, speeding up Internet access...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
December 31, 2011
Verizon reverses on $2 fee
NEW YORK (AP) -- After a customer backlash, Verizon Wireless on Friday dropped a plan to start charging $2 for every payment subscribers make over the phone or online with their credit or debit cards. In a statement on its website Friday, the company said "customer feedback" prompted...
December 31, 2011 - 12:00am