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'You have to choose to forgive': Fargo woman overcomes tragedy of sister's death at hands of brother
Local law agencies consider equipping officers with overdose-reversing medication
Pilots to practice evasive maneuvers in southwest North Dakota
$9.47 million in conservation projects proposed
crime and courts
nation and world
Eastern Montana businesses settle in to weather latest downturn in oil market
Stark County Planning and Zoning approves erection of more wind towers
Oil gains, bond prices inch up on Turkey-Russia tensions
Plans for Devils Lake refinery stall
Hess finishes work to ease excess flaring
Patrick Hope: 2015 Turkey of the Year: The Swamp of Sorrows
A roadmap at the end of life: Angel Advocates helps simplify settlement of an estate
The dilemma of serving turkey for Thanksgiving Day dinner
Kat Perkins holding Christmas concert in Dickinson: Gourmet meal, concert to be held Nov. 30 at Astoria
Brotherhood of the road: Iron Order Motorcycle Club organizes chapter in Dickinson
Kolpack: The FCS playoff selection scene is broken, and here’s how to fix it
Harrison Smith is still a ‘Bonecrusher’ on Vikings’ defense
Vasquez doing a bit of everything for Dickinson State men’s hoops
Vancouver Canucks ward off Minnesota Wild
UND to host Northern Iowa for just second time
Brock: Thankful for American farmers
Jacobs: Election yawns? Check out legislative races
Heitkamp: Thank you to those who make the difference
Letter: Our government and its imbalance of powers
Holten: Leading the vitamin charge
Fabian G. Zimmerman
David "Hutch" Hutchings
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....
crime / News
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...
local / News
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