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UND moves forward with online education provider Pearson
Gov. Burgum's vision for revamping ND government: Better technology, fewer employees
2 hurt in house explosion Saturday in Cleveland, ND
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Thinking cap or Sorting Hat?
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Farm bill delays, ethanol waivers worry SD Sen. Rounds
Sanford to detail its extensive medical research at Vatican conference
Cass County project would be North Dakota's first major solar array
ND medical marijuana deadline extended after snafu
Bank of North Dakota reports 14th consecutive year of record profits
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
Americans waste about a quarter of the food they buy, and the environmental consequences are staggering
Despite faith fall, Good News still very good
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
New living arrangements could keep family close
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
SAM COOK: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
DSU baseball wins against Trojans with walk off
Timberwolves' Wiggins drawing few foul calls in playoffs
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Commentary: The politics of North Dakota's big bad budget bind
Time to respond to reader feedback
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Marie L. Kaiser
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A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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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