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Man sentenced to 5 years in armed standoff at West Fargo motel
'Non-threatening' individual forces Jamestown police to block roads, evacuate nearby residents
British American Tobacco agrees to buy Reynolds for $49 billion
Putin says he doubts Trump met with Moscow prostitutes
Judge exceeds prosecution's recommendation, gives 20-year sentence in Fargo beating death
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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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
Steelers coach Tomlin apologizes; WR Brown to face discipline
Blue Hawks men’s hoops edges Vikings
Dickinson State women’s basketball tops Valley City
Introspective off days are key to Karl-Anthony Towns' improvement
U.S. high school soccer concussions on the rise, study finds
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Jacobs: NDSU's Bresciani notes 'unusual' ND media environment in application for Ohio job
BENSON: A monarchy in America
OMDAHL: A high tech governor offers great promise
Port: NDDOT attaches ridiculous fiscal note to bill to increase speed limit
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Hilma K. Sargent
Kim F. Krull
Thomas F. Murtha
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
May 30, 2016
Girl sent to hospital after being pulled from bottom of pool in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS -- A 13-year-old girl was sent to the hospital Sunday night after being pulled from a swimming pool in south Grand Forks. Police responded at 7:10 p.m. Sunday to an apartment complex at 3430 24th Ave. S. for a report of an unconscious girl who was not breathing. When officers...
May 30, 2016 - 10:15pm
February 22, 2016
Dickinson man who drowned in Skunk Bay accident identified
Fred Ewoniuk was identified Monday as the man who died in an ATV accident at Skunk Bay on Saturday. Ewoniuk, 60, was riding with his friend Ed...
February 22, 2016 - 7:09pm
Ray teen drowns while swimming in dam
RAY -– An 18-year-old man drowned Tuesday evening while he was swimming with friends at the Kota Ray Dam south of Ray, the Williams County Sheriff’s Office said. Dispatchers received a 911 call about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday that Justin Meckle of Ray had gone under water. Emergency...
July 22, 2015 - 3:10pm
June 12, 2015
Man found drowned in Patterson Lake identified, had multiple drugs in system
A 55-year-old Dickinson man found drowned Thursday in Patterson Lake had multiple drugs in his system at the time of his death, the Stark County Sheriff’s Office said Friday. Preliminary findings by the sheriff’s office showed that Francis Deichert died after his Ford F-150...
June 12, 2015 - 3:24pm
January 24, 2015
Day care issued correction orders after near drownings
FARGO — Cass County Social Services has issued two correction orders to a large West Fargo day care for its handling of a swimming pool outing in November that ended with two children nearly drowning. Based on a Social Services investigation, a state Department of Human Services...
January 24, 2015 - 10:10pm
December 4, 2014
18-month-old boy drowns in bathtub in Devils Lake
DEVILS LAKE — An 18-month-old child drowned in a bathtub in Devils Lake. Jaxsen Veralrud died Sunday almost two weeks after he was found submerged in water. Police were called to the Newport Apartments in Devils Lake on the evening of Nov. 17. Jaxsen’s mother told police she...
December 4, 2014 - 12:41am
November 11, 2014
Boys hospitalized after near-drowning
JAMESTOWN — Two 4-year-old boys are hospitalized but conscious and alert after a near-drowning Tuesday afternoon at a Casselton hotel, authorities say. CPR was performed on the unrelated boys after Cass County deputies responded to a report at 1:48 p.m. of a suspected drowning...
November 11, 2014 - 10:09pm
September 26, 2014
Police don’t suspect foul play in drowning
MINOT — Minot police say they do not suspect foul play in the death of a Minot man whose body was recovered from the Souris River on Wednesday afternoon. Ronnie L. Rosenthal, 54, was pulled from the river near the bridge at Seventh Street and East Central Avenue, police said in...
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September 26, 2014 - 11:33pm
May 31, 2014
Cold plunges take hold but pose risks: Jumping into frigid waters a trend for teens
FARGO — It used to be an insult to tell someone to go jump in a lake. Now, it’s apparently a challenge to have fun, often with a hook requiring...
May 31, 2014 - 8:54pm
April 23, 2014
Valley City gathers to remember student
VALLEY CITY — Just as the sun set on a cold and rainy gray sky here Wednesday night, field lights suddenly illuminated the Valley City State University football field where more than 250 students, staff and residents gathered as a memorial to baseball standout and VCSU senior Dan...
April 23, 2014 - 10:45pm
April 22, 2014
Body of college student pulled from Sheyenne River: Victim from Blaine, Minn., played baseball for Valley City State
VALLEY CITY – Crews looking for a missing Valley City State University student found his body in the Sheyenne River this morning, Valley City Police Chief Fred Thompson said. The body was recovered about 10 a.m., Mayor Bob Werkhoven said. “It puts some closure on the tragic...
April 22, 2014 - 2:50pm
April 21, 2014
Wyoming man drowns after canoe tips Saturday at Patterson Lake
A Lander, Wyo., man was killed Saturday morning when his canoe capsized on Patterson Lake. Jeffrey Hieb, 42, was fishing with his 8-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son when the canoe tipped over. Two other boaters, Rhett Hall and his wife, Natalie, were able to reach the family...
April 21, 2014 - 3:11pm
March 2, 2014
Boy pulled from middle school pool dies
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. — A 12-year-old boy pulled from a St. Louis Park Middle School swimming pool Thursday after a physical education class has died, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. The newspaper quoted a statement Saturday from city spokesman Jamie Zwilling, who said the...
March 2, 2014 - 12:44am
February 22, 2014
Baby recovering in Fargo after near drowning in Hawley
HAWLEY, Minn. – A 10-month-old boy from this western Minnesota city is recovering in a Fargo hospital after nearly drowning in a bathtub early Saturday. Police responded to a call from an apartment building on Seventh Street in Hawley, where a resident reported finding his or her...
February 22, 2014 - 11:46pm
February 19, 2014
Fargo South High student pulled from pool, taken to hospital: Child in ‘serious’ condition, incident under investigation
FARGO — A male student was pulled from the pool at Fargo South High school Tuesday morning and his condition is “serious,” Fargo Schools Superintendent Jeff Schatz said at an afternoon news conference. Students and instructors noticed the student was “struggling” in the...
February 19, 2014 - 12:02am