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Eastern ND workforce career academy gets OK to seek financial support
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Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands
NDSU president Bresciani wins contract extension
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
Playing the music of a bygone era
Celebrating 20 years of Family Fun Day
Big & Rich to headline Roughrider concert
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Eagles quarterback Wentz leaves young fans awestruck at Fargo event
Bollinger to be inducted into Wisconsin Athletics Hall of Fame
Kolpack: At this rate, the old NCC may come back from the dead
Bison football recruiting class reaches double digits at record pace
Kennys Vargas remains indebted to David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
Jacobs: Are vetoes from ND, MN governors a coincidence, or a continuing experiment?
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Charles D. Finck
Judith J. Jackson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
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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Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
June 21, 2017
SD congresswoman's family-based substance abuse treatment bill passes House
WASHINGTON — A bill sponsored by South Dakota's lone congresswoman could keep drug-affected families together, but it may not have any...
June 21, 2017 - 5:19pm
January 3, 2017
County, deputy seek to silence parents in lawsuit over drug informant's death
WAHPETON, N.D. — Looking to stave off leaks to the news media, an attorney is seeking a judge's order to prohibit the public release of...
January 3, 2017 - 6:22pm
June 20, 2016
Another name released in federal drug case linked to Grand Forks murder
GRAND FORKS -- The name of another defendant facing charges in a federal drug conspiracy case linked to a Grand Forks murder was released Monday. Lorie Ortiz, 31, was added as defendant 10 out of 12 in the case, but two people’s cases have not been made public yet. Ortiz pleaded...
News/crime and courts
June 20, 2016 - 10:01pm
June 11, 2016
Grand Forks man appeals sentence of life in prison from federal drug trafficking case
FARGO--A Grand Forks man sentenced to life in prison for trafficking drugs throughout the region is appealing his time behind bars, arguing again that he should be acquitted and receive a new trial. Jose Luis Delacruz, 38, also known as Joe Delacruz, received the hefty sentence in...
June 11, 2016 - 11:57pm
March 13, 2016
Death follows sudden discharges from Fargo drug rehab center
FARGO – Six recovering drug addicts were abruptly discharged from a state-funded residential treatment program late last month – a decision...
March 13, 2016 - 6:17am
December 9, 2015
22 arrested in large-scale warrant operation
FORT TOTTEN--Law enforcement officers have made 22 arrests in a large-scale warrant operation on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation and in the Devils Lake area after the tribal council has expressed worry about a drug epidemic. During Operation No Sanctuary, the U.S. Marshals Service's...
December 9, 2015 - 10:41pm
October 29, 2015
Jury remains undecided in Williston sex, drug trafficking case
BISMARCK -- Jurors in the federal case against alleged Williston human- and drug-trafficker Keith Graves went home shortly before 4:30 p.m. Thursday without a verdict and will resume deliberations this morning. The jury began weighing the 11 charges — including sex trafficking...
October 29, 2015 - 11:25pm
October 28, 2015
Jury to begin deliberations in Graves trial
BISMARCK -- The jury in the federal trial for Keith Graves, accused of sex and drug trafficking, will take up deliberations today, after both sides rested their case Wednesday. Graves is charged with 11 counts related to sex trafficking by force or coercion, distribution and possession...
October 28, 2015 - 11:17pm
November 23, 2013
Felony drug charges against 4 tossed amid doubts about investigation
The state this week dismissed serious drug charges against four men after a Southwest District judge suppressed key evidence over issues with the investigation. The state had charged Dylan Maki, Paul Trawick, Victor Ryan and Brandon Lee Thomas with multiple felony crimes related...
November 23, 2013 - 7:05pm
October 18, 2013
Fargo woman who drove drug dealers gets prison
FARGO -- A Fargo woman who drove local crack cocaine dealers around town in exchange for small supplies of the drug was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison. Karin Ilene Condon's sentence, handed down in U.S. District Court in Fargo, was much lighter than it could have been....
October 18, 2013 - 12:00am
October 9, 2013
Dickinson police testimony for warrant false
With defense attorneys arguing that the Dickinson Police Department may have obtained a search warrant with false information, defendants in a multi-charge drug case will have to wait to see if Judge Zane Anderson dismisses their case or decides to continue with a jury trial scheduled...
October 9, 2013 - 12:00am
August 15, 2013
ND prosecutors on track for new drug law guidelines
Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday announced sweeping directives on federal drug prosecutions, but North Dakota's top lawyer says increased drug use in the western part of the state already has attorneys here following Holder's philosophy of focusing on big fish, not small offenders. For...
August 15, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Dunn Co. Sheriff Dept. dog missing since Saturday
The Dunn County Sheriff's Department confirmed Monday that a drug-sniffing dog has been missing since Saturday. The sheriff's department is relying on word of mouth to hopefully locate the dog and declined to release further information on the missing dog for security purposes.
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
50 grams of cocaine nets year sentence
A man facing life in prison will serve a year after officers found his cocaine in a tree outside his apartment. Matthew French, who was born in 1988, pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon during a hearing at the Stark County Courthouse to possessing and intending to deliver 50 grams...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
September 24, 2011
Hospital drug shortages deadly
September 24, 2011 - 12:00am