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Nursing home workers charged after a WWII vet was left alone to die
Scientists discover the secret to ancient Roman 'Gate to Hell'
Threats of violence prompt Turtle Mountain school to send students home
After silence on Parkland, NRA pushes back against law enforcement, media, gun-control advocates
Communities big and small need a plan to combat addiction, Heitkamp says
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Guild Mortgage serves local community
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
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
The Golden Girls: Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
U.S.-Canada play for gold
N.D. high school hockey tournaments heading out of Grand Forks
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
Mary S. Zander
Marjorie "Margie" Havelka
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
September 30, 2017
AgweekTV: Hops Harvest
There's growing interest in locally-brewed beer, and that means a growing demand for hops. Rose Dunn visited a local farm as the hops harvest...
September 30, 2017 - 8:30am
September 17, 2017
Tot Spot appeals state's decision to deny Hillsboro license
HILLSBORO, N.D.—A Hillsboro day care provider is appealing a move by the state that shut down the facility, but email exchanges indicate...
September 17, 2017 - 10:42am
September 4, 2017
Child care on the farm: Colby’s Corner Daycare near Milnor is a breath of farm air
MILNOR, N.D. — Rose and Dave Colby raise a range of crops on their farm. Their favorite crop is kids — happy, rural kids. Rose manages...
September 4, 2017 - 6:58am
December 27, 2016
Baby Owen case in West Fargo 'frustrating,' but not considered cold
WEST FARGO—It's been 18 months since 6-month-old Owen Skodje died after he was found unresponsive at an unlicensed day care here, but while the investigation into his death has grown dormant, police say the only open potential homicide case in the city is not yet considered...
December 27, 2016 - 9:30pm
City in northeast corner of North Dakota opens daycare facility, hopes to spur growth
PEMBINA, N.D.—Opening a day care center in Pembina took a lot of effort, but 20 months of work has paid off, city leaders said. The city-owned...
October 27, 2016 - 11:41am
September 30, 2016
Old Strom Center becomes preschool, day care
When one door closes, another opens. When the Strom Center closed its doors in April, Alyssa Kuntz saw an opportunity to re-open the doors as...
September 30, 2016 - 9:38pm
September 7, 2016
New Hillsboro day care helps small town provide missing service for families
HILLSBORO, N.D.—Derrick Kvernen wasted no time Wednesday wandering around Tot Spot Hillsboro. The curious 2½-year-old roamed the day care...
September 7, 2016 - 8:00pm
August 9, 2016
Charges dismissed against N.D. Department of Human Services director
BISMARCK — A judge Tuesday threw out criminal charges against the head of North Dakota's largest state agency who was accused of impeding...
August 9, 2016 - 6:19pm
August 6, 2016
Hillsboro development group buys former day care center
HILLSBORO -- Economic leaders in Hillsboro hope a $147,000 deal for a former day care building will be an investment for the future of child care and the growth of the city. The Hillsboro Economic Development Corp.’s purchase of the Main Discovery Creative Education Center could...
August 6, 2016 - 4:35pm
March 14, 2016
After fatal pool visit, rules on taking kids swimming about to change for day cares
BISMARCK – New rules drafted one month after a 5-year-old girl was found unresponsive in a public pool in Velva last summer will soon require North Dakota child care providers to obtain written permission from parents before taking their children swimming.
March 14, 2016 - 11:52am
March 4, 2016
New federal authorizations to child care created backlog of background checks for day care providers
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- Megan McDonald of Jamestown has two children in day care and another baby on the way. She said young children often don’t have the voice to speak up about something that could be going wrong at a day care, and knowing a provider has passed a criminal background...
March 4, 2016 - 6:58pm
August 9, 2015
Communities look to solve day care shortage for parents
PEMBINA — When Jennifer Krom returns to work later this month from maternity leave at GHY International, a Pembina customs brokerage, she’ll...
August 9, 2015 - 5:01am
June 27, 2015
Child care services falling short of demand in Dickinson area
Emily Dolinar of Stark County Social Services said she constantly gets inquiries from locals about open spaces in nearby daycare facilities for their children. “I get calls, I get emails,” she said. Dolinar, who is in charge of licensing child care services in Stark County,...
June 27, 2015 - 11:17pm
June 5, 2015
Baby Owen dies from trauma; police waiting on autopsy: Day care provider had history of being rough with children
WEST FARGO -- Police believe blunt force trauma to the head may have led to the death of a 6-month-old boy who was found not breathing at an unlicensed day care in West Fargo on Monday, but they are waiting for an autopsy to tell them when that may have happened. Owen Skodje died...
June 5, 2015 - 11:30pm
January 23, 2015
Day care employee cleared of sex charges
GRAND FORKS — All charges against a former Grand Forks day care employee were dropped earlier this month after two psychologists found the worker had likely made a false confession. Grand Forks County Assistant State’s Attorney Jason McCarthy, who prosecuted the case, filed a...
January 23, 2015 - 12:17am