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Shutdown's effects on region unclear: Federal agencies hesitant to say who will be furloughed, 210 civilian employees would be out of work at Grand Forks Air Force Base
What is a ‘blue alert’? And why was one sent to people across North Dakota?
Manhunt expands into eastern ND for suspect who tried to run over Bismarck police officer
Meridian responds to Davis Refinery concerns
Parents accused of holding 13 children captive charged with torture, child abuse
crime and courts
nation and world
North Dakota counties to be treated equally in extension funding
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
Oil's sustained rise giving oilfield servicers time to prosper
Amazon narrows field for second headquarters location to 20
Public hearing shows mixed feelings towards proposed refinery on fringes of Theodore Roosevelt National Park
place a business brief
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
340 billion gallons of sludge spur environmental fears in Canada
Enbridge Line 3 protesters block entrances to Wells Fargo in downtown Duluth
North Dakota coal production up in 2017
A 66-year-old is about to run seven marathons in seven days on seven continents
Double check your accounts: Wells Fargo may have been charging you twice for online bills
Those box-top fundraisers? Just 'junk-food marketing' to kids, experts say
Does Champagne have to have bubbles?
There were over 12,000 poison control calls for people eating laundry pods last year
Magic G Afflalo suspended two games for throwing punch at Wolves' Bjelica
McFeely: In southeast North Dakota's Bison country, SDSU's Goedert has many fans
Former UND football players plead guilty in drug dealing case
No. 2 Roger Federer handles heat, cruises at Aussie Open
No. 1 Simona Halep ignores injury, beats Eugenie Bouchard in Australian Open
Commentary: An open letter to Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak
HOPE: Life's unexpected turns
LETTER: Support the Davis Refinery for western North Dakota
LETTER: Contact your senators to support DACA
Commentary: In court arguments, State of North Dakota argues that Heitkamp’s 2012 election victory couldn’t be verified
Daniel C. Smith
Virginia B. Loffelmacher
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
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August 28, 2017
MCFEELY: String 'em up? Not so fast, former federal prosecutor says
FARGO — String 'em up. That's what the residents of Fargo-Moorhead want to do to the two people charged in the kidnapping and death of...
August 28, 2017 - 7:30pm
June 21, 2017
Rodriguez death penalty appeal: Defense experts say asphyxiation likely cause of Sjodin's death
FARGO — The defense presented two more witnesses Wednesday, June 21, in an evidentiary hearing in the death penalty appeal of Alfonso Rodriguez...
June 21, 2017 - 8:22pm
June 20, 2017
Rodriguez death penalty appeal: Expert defense witnesses disagree with conclusion that Sjodin was stabbed, raped
FARGO — An evidentiary hearing in the death penalty appeal of Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. got underway Tuesday, June 20, in U.S. District Court....
June 20, 2017 - 7:43pm
Rodriguez hearing testimony focuses on sexual assault evidence
FARGO — An evidentiary hearing got underway Tuesday, June 20, in U.S. District Court in the death penalty appeal for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr....
June 20, 2017 - 2:16pm
June 19, 2017
Hearing in Rodriguez death penalty appeal set for this week
FARGO — An evidentiary hearing in the appeal of Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., who's on death row for the murder of Dru Sjodin, starts Tuesday,...
June 19, 2017 - 8:29pm
August 16, 2016
Nearly two weeks of new hearings planned in Rodriguez death penalty appeal
FARGO — Nearly two weeks have been set aside next spring and summer for court hearings in Alfonso Rodriguez Jr.'s appeal of his death sentence....
August 16, 2016 - 6:51pm
September 9, 2015
Updated: Juror testifies in hearing regarding misconduct in Rodriguez death penalty appeal
All they asked her was to spell her name aloud, and Paulette Cotney burst into tears. Unexpected as it was, the feeling might have been shared by many in that courtroom, where so many of the same people had sat nine years before. Cotney and 11 other men and women had sweated...
September 9, 2015 - 12:10am
August 13, 2015
Arguments in Alfonso Rodriguez death penalty appeal will be public
FARGO -- A federal judge has ruled that arguments must be made in open court in a hearing set for next month in the death sentence appeal for the man who kidnapped and murdered college student Dru Sjodin. Attorneys for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., who was convicted of Sjodin’s 2003...
August 13, 2015 - 6:22pm
August 9, 2015
Juror outraged by claims of jury misconduct in 2006 trial of Sjodin’s killer
FARGO — A juror who helped convict and sentence to death the man who raped and killed Dru Sjodin is indignant over apparent allegations of...
August 9, 2015 - 5:01am
August 6, 2015
Sjodin's killer questions juror conduct in death penalty sentencing
FARGO -- A federal judge plans to hear arguments next month about claims of jury misconduct in the trial for the man sentenced to death in the 2003 kidnapping and murder of college student Dru Sjodin. Attorneys for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., who remains on federal death row, filed...
August 6, 2015 - 3:11pm
March 16, 2015
Garbage search case could affect Minnesota DNA law
ST. PAUL - Dru Sjodin's mother and a New Mexico mom who also lost her daughter to murder spent a week lobbying Minnesota lawmakers about requiring...
March 16, 2015 - 7:43pm
February 27, 2015
Call for clemency: Nuns oppose death penalty for Dru Sjodin’s killer, other inmates
CROOKSTON, Minn. — Sister Pat Murphy of Crookston said she didn’t want to argue about capital punishment. Yet her inquiries into the status...
February 27, 2015 - 12:12am
July 24, 2014
How to treat the toughest cases: For high-risk sex offenders in ND, there is a place between prison and freedom
GRAND FORKS — When sex offenders in North Dakota are about to be released from prison, they are given a risk assessment by a committee with the state attorney general’s office.
July 24, 2014 - 11:30pm
May 28, 2014
Rodriguez should be spared of death, lawyers say: Effect of mental disability ruling is uncertain
FARGO — Alfonso Rodriguez once boasted of reading hundreds of books, but dropped out of school at the age of 18 without graduating. The man convicted of the 2003 kidnapping and murder of Dru Sjodin is mentally retarded, according to his lawyers, and therefore should be spared the...
May 28, 2014 - 11:08pm
December 19, 2013
Judge seeks to streamline Sjodin killer’s death penalty appeal
FARGO — Attorneys involved in Alfonso Rodriguez’s final appeal of his death sentence were asked by U.S.
December 19, 2013 - 10:13pm