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State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
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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
May 14, 2014
Medicaid expansion a lifesaver for some new patients, Sanford official says
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s participation in Medicaid expansion has saved the lives of residents who otherwise might not have sought medical treatment because of the costs, a Sanford Health Plan official said Wednesday. Meanwhile, leaders of the North Dakota Pharmacists Association...
May 14, 2014 - 5:22pm