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Puttin' on The Mitts: What are you going to do with those leftovers?
Bags of love: Jamestown boy in third year of his own food drive
Boyfriend’s grandma accused of harboring runaway after missing 13-year-old girl found in West Fargo
Legionnaire of the Year: Art Wanner has a heart for veterans
Heitkamp prioritizes soil health, research
crime and courts
nation and world
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
Move over, ugly Christmas sweaters. Famjams are here.
'Tis the season for wine bargains
7 Thanksgiving desserts that aren't pumpkin pie
Dozing after dinner? Don't blame the bird
My honest list of thanks
Washington gains ground with win vs. Giants
Class A football All-State roster
Union prepares for new experience playing Fighting Hawks in Grand Forks
NFC North is the Vikings' to lose
Wolves still not saving the best for last
Commentary: I'm thankful for your insults
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Donald A. Heiser
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
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
The "Best of the Western Edge" Contest
Christmas Storybook Contest
The Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
The 2017 Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
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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.
February 17, 2016 - 5:12pm