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Dickinson state lawmaker seeks Cramer's seat in 'scrappier' House
Board of Higher Education authorizes NDSU to retain law firm for construction lawsuit
Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case
Trump appears to back raising assault rifle age to 21, presses case for arming some teachers
'Daring greatly': National gathering dreams big for presidential library
crime and courts
nation and world
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
Spud industry going on offensive, think 'performance vegetable'
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
New pipeline proposed for Bakken natural gas liquids
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
Commentary: Why do we understand so little about breast-feeding?
Mushrooms are turning up in coffee, chocolate, even beauty 'dusts.' How come?
Hearty onion and mushroom tart perfect for meatless meals
Billy Graham, charismatic evangelist with worldwide following, dies at 99
Cold weather car safety
2014 Team USA shootout hero T.J. Oshie, former Warroad and UND star, salutes golden goal
Fargo North-South girls get revenge in state quarterfinal win over Mandan
A flurry of gold as Winter Games near conclusion
The greatest goal in US women's hockey history won Team USA the gold
U.S., mostly with Minnesotans, beats Canada to reach gold medal game in men's curling
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
McFeely: They are teachers, not gunslingers
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
Commentary: Heitkamp’s union allies canceled meeting with Cramer on the day he announced Senate campaign
How wine tastings transport you
Luciel (Bares) Kreitinger
Marvin M. "Marv" Morel
Supporting Denny McNamara
Donald & Angela
Guild Mortgage serves local community
Synthetic ice, twice as nice!: Belfield’s skating rink enriches community
A good year, a good meal: Burly’s Roughrider serves steaks and smiles
South Heart school addition finishes up
South Heart elementary principal is committed to her students
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
30 under 30
70-year-old man pleads not guilty to sexually abusing child relative
GRAFTON, N.D.--A rural Pisek, N.D., man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges alleging he sexually abused his child relative when she was between the ages of 3 and 6. Floyd William Sirman, 70, was charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child, a Class AA felony, in Walsh County...
September 22, 2015 - 11:39pm
August 17, 2015
Monke: A crash course in all things birth and baby
Everything you need to know about the final stages of pregnancy and the first days of being a parent can ably be covered in just eight short hours, which Sarah and I discovered last week as we wrapped up a three-night first-time parents classes offered by CHI St.
August 17, 2015 - 9:56am
August 3, 2015
Dad was driving SUV that killed toddler
FARGO — Police say it was a 20-month-old boy’s father who was driving the SUV that struck and killed the boy Sunday in an alley behind their north Fargo house. On Monday, the Fargo Police Department identified the toddler as Easton H. Schlicht and his father as 28-year-old Kyle...
August 3, 2015 - 11:48pm
July 22, 2015
North Dakota ranked top state for child economic well-being
MINNEAPOLIS — North Dakota is the best state in the country for the economic well-being of children, according to the annual Kids Count survey. Buoyed by the lowest rate of teenagers out of school and not working, and the second-lowest child poverty rates in the U.S., the Annie...
July 22, 2015 - 11:04pm
June 3, 2015
Officer accused of making, possessing child porn
WILLISTON — A Williams County corrections officer accused of downloading child pornography and secretly videotaping an underage girl was arrested last week in Williston, and is facing trial later this summer.
June 3, 2015 - 10:16pm
February 27, 2015
Center couple charged with photographing sex act with minor
CENTER — A Center man and woman are in custody after being accused of photographing a sexual act with a minor. Russell Jeremy Schneider, 34, and Kathleen Marie Schneider, 22, were charged in South Central District Court this week with felony corruption of a minor and promoting...
February 27, 2015 - 9:17pm
February 13, 2015
Man accused in seeking photos of children potty training case
FARGO — A man is being charged for searching images of children potty training at a Fargo public library. According to court documents, police approached James Sean Fay at a library in November. Police say Fay began closing windows on the computer and when an officer grabbed his...
February 13, 2015 - 11:52pm
December 2, 2014
Tioga man pleads guilty to human trafficking, child porn
BISMARCK — A Tioga man pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in North Dakota to attempted human trafficking of a minor and possessing hundreds of digital files depicting child pornography. Aaron S.
December 2, 2014 - 10:37pm
November 8, 2014
Wahpeton man pleads guilty in ‘sextortion’ case
FARGO — A Wahpeton man pleaded guilty Wednesday in what the U.S. Attorney’s office believes is North Dakota’s first known case of “sextortion.” Charges filed in U.S. District Court against Dustin Coleman, 22, alleged he threatened underage girls with information gleaned...
November 8, 2014 - 9:52pm
October 28, 2014
Man pleads guilty in child sex case
FARGO — A former Grand Forks sergeant in the North Dakota Army National Guard pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday in connection with charges that he targeted children for sex after meeting them online, produced child pornography videos and possessed pornography involving victims...
October 28, 2014 - 10:40pm
September 12, 2014
Man is sentenced for child porn distribution
MINNEAPOLIS — A Duluth, Minn., man accused of possessing more than 5,500 child pornography files was sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison this week, after admitting to distributing the materials over the Internet. Mark John Branovan, 54, received a 68-month prison sentence...
September 12, 2014 - 7:59pm
August 30, 2014
Judge orders man convicted in child porn case to pay restitution
FARGO — A federal judge here has ordered a man convicted of possessing child pornography to pay restitution to a victim depicted in the material. It’s the first such order in North Dakota since new guidelines were set earlier this year for determining restitution for victims...
August 30, 2014 - 6:16pm
April 24, 2014
Bismarck man gets 10 years in prison for owning child porn
A Bismarck man has been sentenced for possessing child pornography, according to a press release. Erik E. Cryderman, 47, will serve 10 years in a federal prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon announced Thursday. Cryderman will also be required...
April 24, 2014 - 11:28pm
January 30, 2014
Bismarck man sentenced in child pornography case
A Bismarck man will serve 15 years in a federal prison for receipt of child pornography, according to a press release. Steve Paul, 59, pleaded guilty to the charge Oct. 23. Judge Danial Hovland ordered the mandatory minimum sentence to be followed by 20 years of supervised release....
January 30, 2014 - 5:17pm
January 8, 2014
Fargo man gets 30 years in child porn case
FARGO — A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a Fargo man to 30 years in prison for sexually molesting and taking pornographic videos and photos of girls ages 2 to 6. Victims’ family members, the prosecutor and even U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Erickson said they wanted...
January 8, 2014 - 4:51pm