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Minot man who stole girlfriend’s checkbook, still faces harassment charges
Pilot in fatal plane crash south of Fargo reported onboard fire
Attempted rapist appealing case to ND Supreme Court
NDSU, university system explore deeper budget cuts.
Trump's favorite for EPA chief is foe of Obama climate agenda
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Post play to drive Tigers boys basketball
Crandall's 24 points leads UND to men's basketball win over cold Bison
New England girls look to surprise Region 7
UND's Bubba Schweigert hoping to take football program to next level in 2017
Streaky UND team hopes to build off of NYC victory
PARSONS: Support helps make an institution better
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
John R. Metz
Barbara Rose Secrest
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
September 21, 2016
Knudson, a Taylor native, named ND Veterinarian of the Year
Vern Knudson, a veterinarian of 54 years, was recently named the 2016 North Dakota Veterinarian of the Year. The 1951 graduate of Taylor High School has worked at the Cooperstown Veterinary Clinic since 1962. He was nominated for the award by his colleagues, who described him as a...
September 21, 2016 - 10:14pm
September 1, 2016
Victim in Griggs County rollover identified
COOPERSTOWN, N.D. -- Authorities have identified the man who died in a Griggs County rollover crash Tuesday, Aug. 30, as Alan Goyne, 37, Finley.His passenger, who was airlifted to a Fargo hospital, was Tenisha Dean, 28, Cooperstown, according to the state Highway Patrol. The crash...
September 1, 2016 - 1:04pm
February 19, 2016
Griggs County School principal placed on administrative leave, Board to begin search for replacement, won't fill position until next school year
COOPERSTOWN, N.D.--Griggs County Central School Principal Timothy Stathis has been placed on paid administrative leave after officials said he was unwilling to do his job. The School Board made the unanimous decision Friday in a special meeting just eight days after voting unanimously...
February 19, 2016 - 8:44pm
July 21, 2015
Changes coming at two N.D. implement dealerships
WIMBLEDON, N.D. -- The John Deere dealership in Wimbledon, N.D., is closing, and the Deere dealership in nearby Cooperstown, N.D., is becoming an independent. Barnes County Implement in Wimbledon is expected to close by Oct. 1, with Cooper Implement in Cooperstown in the process...
July 21, 2015 - 8:40pm
February 27, 2015
Mediation set in Griggs County Courthouse dispute
COOPERSTOWN, N.D. -- A mediation session has been scheduled for March 3 in an attempt to resolve a year-long dispute over construction of a still-unfinished...
February 27, 2015 - 8:58pm
January 28, 2015
Police Blotter: Man allegedly assaults roommate
A Dickinson man was arrested Tuesday after an alleged altercation at a residence near the 1900 block of Villas Court left his roommate with a broken leg. Derek Sheldon, 33, faces charges of aggravated assault, a Class C felony. Killdeer man arrested on corruption of a minor charges A...
News/crime and courts
January 28, 2015 - 10:16pm
August 27, 2014
Contractor threatens lien against stalled Griggs County project
COOPERSTOWN — The general contractor on the stalled Griggs County Courthouse and Emergency Operations Center construction project has terminated its contract and is threatening to file a lien against the $3.5 million building. The contract with Construction Engineers of Grand Forks...
August 27, 2014 - 5:35pm
May 6, 2014
Missing for six hours, 3-year-old found safe with family dog
COOPERSTOWN – A 3-year-old missing for nearly six hours Monday was discovered safe -- thanks in part to the family dog -- after an hours-long air, foot, bloodhound, horseback and ATV search. Griggs County Sheriff Robert Hook said the boy’s parents, Courtney and Brock Urness,...
May 6, 2014 - 2:42pm
May 2, 2014
Work halts on Griggs County building: Workers say no wages paid for controversial courthouse, EOC
Construction apparently halted today on the nearly completed Griggs County Courthouse and Emergency Operations Center in Cooperstown in a dispute over payments. Al Olson, owner of Agassiz Mechanical, a Fargo plumbing, heating and cooling contractor, said his crews stopped working...
May 2, 2014 - 11:52pm
February 25, 2014
Work to continue on Griggs County Courthouse: Unpaid contractor threatening to quit, doesn’t stop construction
COOPERSTOWN — Work apparently will continue next week on a $3.5 million Griggs County Courthouse and Emergency Operations Center project, despite...
February 25, 2014 - 11:59pm
Man serving life for beheading murder case asks for new trial
By Stephen J. Lee Forum News Service COOPERSTOWN — Daniel Wacht, serving a life sentence for the murder three years ago of a Cooperstown man, said he deserves a new trial because he has new evidence that a prosecution witness lied. But a state prosecutor said Wacht, who is working...
News/crime and courts
February 25, 2014 - 11:50pm
February 13, 2014
Tension in Griggs County: All-new county leaders slash budgets and, some say, create climate of fear
COOPERSTOWN — Four months after voters replaced all five Griggs County commissioners in a recall election, the replacements have been busy...
February 13, 2014 - 11:56pm
Owner, investigators seek answers in shooting of horse
COOPERSTOWN – Kim Damsgard has been blaming herself since finding her horse Buckskin lying half frozen in a pond an hour south of here Tuesday morning, shot through the neck. “I feel like there’s something I could have done,” Damsgard said. “Like I should have driven...
November 13, 2013 - 9:43pm
January 1, 2013
Opportunity, community bring back ND native
FINLEY -- Rick Karboviak hated to leave his native North Dakota when he struck out for Ohio with dollar signs in his eyes. It was seven years...
January 1, 2013 - 12:00am
November 5, 2010
Cooperstown teen commits suicide
Early Thursday, a couple hours before the sun rose in Cooperstown, 16-year-old Cassidy Joy Andel posted a note on her Facebook page: "My time has come, and so I'm gone. To a better place, far beyond. I love you all as you can see. But it's better now, because I'm free." She then...
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am