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A Carnival cruise in the South Pacific descended into a violent mess
Trump administration assault on bipartisan immigration plan ensured its demise
Pain turns political in Parkland after school shootings
Outside NRA Headquarters, hundreds gather in vigil and protest
McMaster says evidence of Russian meddling is 'now really incontrovertible'
crime and courts
nation and world
MBI Receives Berkley Oil & Gas Safety Award
Deere & Co. raises sales forecast amid signs of farm recovery
Winter weather causes slight drop in oil production
Gun sales are down, so why did gun stocks just go up?
No more cheeseburgers: McDonald's announces 'healthy' changes to its Happy Meal
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
What I missed during sex education - and you probably did too
Kind kids help hurting teacher
Bison comeback falls short in final home game of the season
What is THAT? Twins closer Fernando Rodney and his magic changeup
Red Stripe opens its pockets and comes to the rescue for Jamaica bobsledders
After marathon 11-round shootout, Wild fall to Ducks
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
McFeely: Heitkamp vs. Cramer sure to be nasty, expensive
Commentary: I'm a Broward County teacher. Thoughts and prayers won't keep my students safe.
Commentary: Air pollution in North Dakota, an oil and coal state, is down 25 percent over the last 5 years
A lifetime commitment to cancer prevention
FEDORCHAK: A 'duty to engage' on issues affecting North Dakotans
Raymond F. Sigl, Jr.
Theodora "Teddy" Sabrosky
Michael R. Urlacher
Edward J. "Buckshot" Hollinger
Donald & Angela
New fabric store/coffee shop opens in Richardton
Hebron potter looks to the future
Stone Mill helps nurture Richardton grain growers
Dakota Community Bank stays personal
Forgotten Collections, a unique find in Richardton
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
30 under 30
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