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Preacher in the Patch: Priest helps fulfill spiritual needs of a growing community
Environmentalists sue to stop crude-by-rail terminal
ND Bakken workers see hours cut as prices slump
Where do the rigs go? Oil companies look to store massive equipment
Ness: Eminent domain may be needed to reduce flaring
Monke: Getting a fan’s perspective on Super Bowl XLIX
Our View: Slowdown allows time to weigh environmental impacts
Omdahl: The real civics test for raising good citizens
Veeder: Sometimes it may only be the dreams we have in common
Letter: Teachers should speak up against Common Core
'Sgt. Reckless' author comes to Dickinson: Area native Art Sickler tended to hero horse following Korean War
Foundation awards grant to teach drumming
DCS Fine Arts Club to host Divine Wine and Dine event
Fellow Flowers running movement sponsors 'DCeclare It Day'
‘Welcome to Leith’ gets Sundance premiere: Film about town’s fight against white supremacists packs film festival theaters
Nathan A. Sims,
Steven Earl Parker
New paint jobs for Sherwin-Williams: ‘The better finish’ store moves to north Dickinson
Patrick Hope: A Link to the Past: The Hub
Journeying the Narrow Path
Jackie Hope: Who’s driving the Mystery Machine?
Hull: Shine your light!
Keeping watch: Social media impacts athletes’ lives on a daily basis
Giants co-owner Ann Mara dies at 85
Report: NFL investigating Falcons for fake crowd noise
Report: NFL investigating Falcons for fake crowd noise
Oversen places 6th at Grand View Open
A new era for water reclamation: Dickinson facility built to serve the Oil Patch
Striving to be ‘best in class:’ In only a few years, The Fisher Group has grown Dickinson’s business community
Changing with the community: Mackoff Kellogg law firm adjusts to area’s changes in 126th year
Southwest ND towns to invest millions during 2015 construction projects
Westward expansion: City eyes adoption of new West Dickinson Area Plan
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