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SD man sentenced for threatening to blow up VA Hospital building, kill nurse
ND driver accused of making three U-turns to hit woman in other vehicle
North Dakota farmer accused of sexually assaulting two teenage boys
Art that is skin deep: Tattoo expo paints legendary portrait of ND
Free tuition helps Williston college hit record enrollment again
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Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Press to adapt new business brief policy
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Sailer wins national awards
Pets are family too; Evergreen celebrates Senior Living Week
What does a machinist do? Lathe donated to Dickinson Middle School
A family of veterans
Change of venue for campfire
Preseason poll projects 3rd place NCHC finish for UND
Yankees closer comes in to shut down Twins in tight game
Defensive dilemmas:Blue Hawks use bye week to make improvements
Dickinson High swimming and diving 10th at UND meet
Dickinson High cross country teams place 7th in Bismarck
Port: With parenting, maybe less is more
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
Jacobs: Incumbency matters in ND, but it's no guarantee for reelection
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
Port: Poll show more North Dakotans want to see Senator Heitkamp replaced than re-elected
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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June 2, 2017
ND agency warns of information breach after Medicaid information found in dumpster
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Department of Human Services said Friday, June 2, that more than 2,000 Medicaid recipients' protected health...
June 2, 2017 - 2:12pm
May 23, 2017
State officials receive $72,200 after charges dismissed
BISMARCK — The state of North Dakota paid three current and former employees $72,200 combined after criminal charges against them were...
May 23, 2017 - 10:17am
March 17, 2017
State Hospital faces cuts
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — The budget for the North Dakota Department of Human Services is being considered in the Senate Appropriations Committee,...
March 17, 2017 - 7:22pm
November 14, 2016
Population increase, drugs lead to jump in ND foster children
JAMESTOWN, N.D. --The growth of North Dakota's population has led to an increase in children in foster care. While the number of foster families...
November 14, 2016 - 8:30pm
October 13, 2016
Lawmakers take part of blame for DHS audit critical of child care oversight
BISMARCK — State lawmakers who cut positions from the North Dakota Department of Human Services' budget request last year deserve some...
October 13, 2016 - 6:02pm
October 7, 2016
N.D. social worker pleads guilty, loses license in child drowning case
BISMARCK — A McHenry County social worker avoided jail time but must resign and surrender her social work license after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from a drowning-related investigation that also led to charges against several state Department of Human Services...
October 7, 2016 - 2:28pm
August 31, 2016
Charges dismissed against last DHS defendant in drowning-related case
BISMARCK — A judge has dismissed charges against the last of five current or former North Dakota Department of Human Services employees accused of impeding the investigation into the drowning-related death of a 5-year-old girl in Velva last year. Northeast District Judge Donovan...
August 31, 2016 - 7:47pm
August 30, 2016
Governor, DHS fire back at scathing audit of child care licensing
BISMARCK — Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Department of Human Services officials say a recent scathing audit fails to tell the whole story about...
August 30, 2016 - 5:26pm
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
July 24, 2016
After nightmare struggle with mental health system, Fargo mom surprised son still alive
FARGO -- Geoffrey Martin had everything going for him in 2011, his sophomore year at North Dakota State University. He was studying history and...
July 24, 2016 - 12:06am
April 30, 2016
Families decry cuts to autism services
BISMARCK -- MiKynna Cummings, 2, sits cross-legged on the carpet picking up colored number puzzle pieces and pressing them firmly into a puzzle....
April 30, 2016 - 4:40pm
April 4, 2016
Stricter rules, fines, discussed for timely relicensing of child care providers
BISMARCK – A new advisory group formed by Gov. Jack Dalrymple began looking Monday for ways to improve North Dakota’s child care licensing process, including the possibility of financial penalties or a “warning status” for providers who wait until the last minute to file for...
April 4, 2016 - 6:37pm
Hospitals say patients will feel impact of budget cuts, ND would lose $61 million in federal funds; DHS director says agency was ‘very aware’ of implications
BISMARCK – Recently announced budget cuts in North Dakota have the state’s biggest health care providers saying patient care will suffer and has one lawmaker questioning a state agency’s decision-making. The North Dakota Department of Human Services was forced to slash $54 million...
March 4, 2016 - 6:12pm
February 27, 2016
Fargo lawmaker calls for review of DHS after drowning-related charges filed
BISMARCK – A Fargo lawmaker is calling for an administrative review of the state Department of Human Services after charges filed against its director and several staffers cast doubts on the licensing process for child care providers, including an “unofficial policy” of letting...
February 27, 2016 - 12:01am
February 17, 2016
DHS officials face conspiracy charges related to investigation into drowning incident
BISMARCK – The head of North Dakota’s largest state agency is accused of conspiring to block an investigation into a child care provider whose license was expired when a 5-year-old girl under its care drowned last summer. Department of Human Services Executive Director Marget...
February 17, 2016 - 5:12pm