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Western leaders support oil tax formula bill, but say it won’t meet all needs
Man who ran brothels reaches plea deal
Dickinson Charities shuts down bingo after 33 years, citing declining interest
Bismarck man admits assaulting police officer
Senate approves voter registration study
Marred by recent spill, pipeline company outlines next project
Company seeks flaring exemptions: XTO Energy wants 140 wells excused from rule
Schlumberger: Prudence the new normal for U.S. oil
Manufacturers trying to find their niche in oil industry
Hi-tech and Big Data offer hope to battered U.S. oil industry
Jolie’s message resonates with all women
Other Views: State needs a chancellor, not a manager
Shaw: Marijuana study rejection stunning
Letter: ND’s pipeline integrity a good idea
Our View: Meth a real problem in western North Dakota
April is knocking: Gather those tax form if you have not filed
Patrick Hope: Jurassic snark
Bad bets: Compulsive gambling can snare people, devastate lives
How to avoid seasonal pressure to gamble
#TBT: Early signs of the boom
Dorothy P. Ficek
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Dorothy P. Ficek
Saints down Blue Hawks
Twins’ Boyer turns basement sessions with ex-pitcher Byrd into a spot on roster
Blue Hawks take two wins over Hastings, Dakota Wesleyan
Blue Hawks track gets 3 national qualifiers
Continuing a family tradition: Woroniecki family of rural Hebron has been raising cattle, caring for the land for more than a century
Tiny Taylor experiences growth
Growing steadily: Richardton undergoing big changes as oil’s sprawl drives development, growth
Envisioning the future: Hettinger Extension Center scientists try to determine what’s important to producers
Elevator evolution: Technology changing how elevators like Southwest Grain operate
January 2, 2014
State Supreme Court hears Norberg divorce appeal
BISMARCK – A Fargo doctor’s ex-wife who lost custody of the couple’s children after unsuccessfully claiming that he drugged and raped her while they were married has asked the state Supreme Court to overturn their divorce settlement. Alonna Norberg argued through her attorney...
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January 2, 2014 - 10:25pm
July 27, 2013
Online information often used in divorce proceedings
FARGO -- Michael Gjesdahl's advice during divorce proceedings reads much like a Miranda warning. "Anything you post online may be used against you in a court of law." It's standard advice regarding employment, but in the past few years, local lawyers have been seeing more and more...
July 27, 2013 - 12:00am
February 14, 2013
No to House Bill 1423
Today is Valentine's Day, the day couples celebrate their love for each other. Ironically, this is also the week when the Legislature will introduce bipartisan House Bill 1423 to end so-called quickie divorces. The bill requires married couples -- that odds aren't celebrating Valentine's...
February 14, 2013 - 12:00am
February 12, 2013
ND bill would require counseling and waiting period before granting divorce
BISMARCK -- A North Dakota couple seeking divorce could have to wait six months and be required to attend a minimum of five marriage counseling sessions if bill debated Monday becomes law. Lawmakers heard House Bill 1423 Monday, which Rep.
February 12, 2013 - 12:00am
September 18, 2011
Late life divorce surprises many
FARGO -- Fargo attorney Maureen Holman says when it comes to divorce, every situation is different. But after 28 years practicing family law, she is still surprised when a client wants to talk about ending a marriage after 20, 30, or even 40 years. "It's kind of odd," said Holman,...
September 18, 2011 - 12:12am
February 2, 2011
Bill requires counciling before divorce
BISMARCK -- North Dakotans wanting to get a divorce would need to wait one year and go through mandatory marriage counseling if a proposed law is approved. Senate Bill 2367 would affect married couples with children. Marriages with substantiated allegations of domestic abuse would...
February 2, 2011 - 12:00am
January 27, 2010
Effort to 'normalize' divorce misguided
In the hilarious romantic comedy "It's Complicated," there's a scene in which grown children make it clear they are not happy at the prospect of their parents getting back together 10 years after their breakup. Why? "We're still getting over the divorce," one explains. Of course...
January 27, 2010 - 12:00am
March 13, 2009
Hulk Hogan, lawyer spar outside Fla. court
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- An attorney for Hulk Hogan's wife got into a verbal sparring match with the former professional wrestler outside a courtroom and asked if Hogan was going to wrestle him. The spat started when lawyer Ray Rafool was answering questions about the divorce case...
March 13, 2009 - 1:10pm
January 7, 2009
Husband wants estranged wife to return kidney
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) -- Forget fighting over the vintage record collection, or Aunt Betty's prized bauble. A Long Island surgeon embroiled in a nearly four-year divorce proceeding wants his estranged wife to return the kidney he donated to her, although he says he'll settle for...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
Bill would rewrite state divorce, custody law
BISMARCK -- A lawyers' task force is proposing a wholesale rewrite of North Dakota's divorce and child custody laws in hopes that it can ease disputes about custody and visitation that sometimes plague families for years. The proposal would require parenting plans from divorcing...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am