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Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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Cargill Malt closing could raise tax rates in future in Stutsman County
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Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
Area pagans, Wiccans explain ancient festivals that mark spring, summer
George W. Bush recalls his mother as strong, lucid and funny as she approached death
She calmly landed the Southwest flight and broke barriers as a fighter pilot
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'One last time': Barbara Bush had already faced a death more painful than her own
Houston has exposed Karl-Anthony Towns' weaknesses. Can he adjust?
Wild speedster Jason Zucker on his scoreless first round: 'I need to be better'
Bud Grant: New Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins one 'very happy camper'
NDSU extends football coach Chris Klieman's contract through 2023 season
Fargo-based Bell Bank announces partnership with Minnesota United soccer team
COLUMN: New law doesn't improve hiring process for superintendent
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Commentary: Have North Dakota Democrats overplayed their hand politicizing Trump’s trade fight with China?
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
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March 25, 2014
Saunders pleads guilty to abuse of infant son: Dickinson man sentenced 2 years after child’s death
A Dickinson man pleaded guilty Tuesday on three drug-related charges related to the death of his 7-month-old son. Andrue Saunders pled guilty to three Class C felony charges of child abuse, possession of a controlled substance, cocaine and terrorizing at the Stark County Courthouse...
March 25, 2014 - 10:38pm
March 8, 2014
Waubun woman charged with abusing child
MAHNOMEN, Minn. — A Waubun woman has been arrested on three counts of abuse against a 16-month-old child. Arlene Duncan, 44, faces one count of first-degree assault and two counts of malicious punishment of a child in Mahnomen County District Court. The Mahnomen County Sheriff’s...
March 8, 2014 - 12:14am
March 4, 2014
Deal reached for mother in Saunders case
A woman charged with child abuse after her baby was found dead with cocaine and methamphetamine in his system in 2011 accepted a plea deal Tuesday that allows her to avoid jail time. Theresa Saunders pleaded guilty to child abuse, a Class C Felony, and was sentenced to three years...
March 4, 2014 - 11:49pm
January 15, 2014
Child abuse, neglect on rise in ND
FARGO — Child abuse and neglect is on the rise in North Dakota, a report release by North Dakota KIDS COUNT shows. In 2012, 1,402 children were victims of maltreatment in North Dakota, according to the report “Insights on Children” and the North Dakota Department of Human Services....
January 15, 2014 - 10:57pm
January 4, 2014
Despite precautions, child care center faces abuse allegations against ex-employee
GRAND FORKS — The Grand Forks child care center that hired a man charged last month with sexually assaulting four children at the facility has a good record and did the proper background check before hiring the man, state officials said last week, confirming what the center’s...
January 4, 2014 - 8:00pm
November 22, 2013
Dickinson PD arrest man accused of abusing infant
The Dickinson Police Department arrested Dan A. Pruett, a 43-year-old Dickinson man who moved here from Arizona, for Class AA felony gross sexual...
November 22, 2013 - 1:49pm
September 27, 2013
Woman charged with broom beating
GRAND FORKS -- When Tamara Voll hit her stepson with a broomstick about the Red River High School student's head and shoulders last spring for not cleaning the house, she committed felony abuse of a child, prosecutors say. After rejecting a plea offer from prosecutors, Voll, 47,...
September 27, 2013 - 12:00am
August 28, 2013
Saunders child abuse case to go to trial
A jury trial is on the horizon for parents charged with child abuse after their baby was found dead with drugs in his body. At a pre-trial hearing before Southwest District Judge Zane Anderson on Tuesday, lawyers for Theresa and Andrue Rien Saunders announced neither defendant had...
August 28, 2013 - 12:00am
August 15, 2013
Parents of 4 children charged with child abuse
MAPLETON -- The parents of a family of four children ages 5 months to 13 years face felony child abuse charges after investigators discovered the children living in a wet trailer home covered with dirt and mold. Misty Renee Byrd, 31, of Dickinson, was charged Monday in Cass County...
August 15, 2013 - 12:00am
July 16, 2013
Woman pleads guilty in death of Spirit Lake girl
FARGO -- Hope Tomahawk Whiteshield pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court here Monday to felony child abuse and witness tampering in the death last month of her step-granddaughter, Laurynn Whiteshield, 2, on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. A plea agreement negotiated by the U.S....
July 16, 2013 - 9:43am
March 3, 2013
PBS documentary follows ND Sioux woman's struggle
GRAND FORKS -- The Spirit Lake Nation's continuing efforts to deal with deficiencies in its child protection system is about to get another round...
March 3, 2013 - 12:00am
February 19, 2013
Dunn sees spike in child abuse reports
Dunn County has experienced a spike in reports of child abuse during the last year. "What's disturbing is the number of child abuse and neglect cases for year 2012, which topped out at 47," said Tom Picken, director of Dunn County Social Service. "That is roughly twice as many as...
February 19, 2013 - 12:00am
Webster sentenced to 30 years for sex assault; Gant receives 8 years for child abuse
A Dickinson man will serve decades with the North Dakota Department of Corrections for the sexual assault of an elderly woman in Dickinson earlier this year. Nick Jay Webster, 25, was sentenced Tuesday in Southwest District Court in Dickinson to 30 years for one count of Class AA...
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
August 15, 2012
Dickinson man to face jury in child abuse case
A Dickinson man charged with felony child abuse or neglect will head to trial in October. A pretrial conference was Tuesday at the Stark County Courthouse, where Demetrius Gant, 27, was not present. According to the criminal complaint filed with the Southwest District Court, Gant...
August 15, 2012 - 12:00am