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Lighting change required for wind farms
'He took her from us': Emotions strong at vigil for slain Jamestown, N.D., mother of two
ND secretary of state candidate drops out after report on 2006 window-peeping incident
'It's on everybody': A look at child protection services in Fargo-Moorhead area following three child deaths
Two Republicans, a Democrat run for Tom Campbell's Senate seat
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ND WWII veteran reflects on a lifelong love of aviation
Rural doctors wear 'a gazillion different hats' to fulfill community needs
ND oil conference to showcase industry advancements
Home of ND’s first abortion clinic demolished
Let's keep the 'A' in 'STEAM': The importance of the arts in our schools
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Lighting change required for wind farms
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
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
Commentary: Am I the only one plagued by comedic bad luck? Maybe.
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Commentary: Soul of house that once was ND's first abortion facility has stories that are hard to face
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Warriors rout Rockets in Game 3
Jutanugarn birdies playoff holes, wins LPGA tourney
Sparks beat Minnesota at the buzzer to spoil Lynx's celebratory season opener
Wise clinches first PGA Tour win in Texas
Kansas City's quality led to goal, not Francisco Calvo's play, United coach Adrian Heath says
Commentary: Voter ID issue deserves something better than Democratic rhetoric
Commentary: Lead yourself well at every age
Commentary: The flotsam of bad ideas drifts ashore
Commentary: Rancher who ran afoul of EPA granted medical marijuana license
Commentary: We need more politicians like Mark Andrews
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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April 19, 2018
California man sentenced to prison for sex, drug trafficking in ND
California man sentenced to prison for sex, drug trafficking in ND BISMARCK – A 35-year-old California man has been sentenced to more than...
April 19, 2018 - 7:36pm
March 27, 2018
Suspected drug kingpin charged with trafficking enough fentanyl to kill 10 million people
Authorities in New York have indicted a suspected Mexican drug kingpin they say was responsible for trafficking enough fentanyl to kill 10 million...
March 27, 2018 - 10:49am
January 26, 2017
UPDATE: Suspected ringleader in deadly fentanyl case extradited from Panama to North Dakota
FARGO—A Colombian national believed to have orchestrated an international drug trafficking operation connected to fentanyl overdose deaths...
January 26, 2017 - 9:31pm
December 12, 2016
Investigators adapt tactics as drug distribution goes high-tech
GRAND FORKS — The drug dealing model hasn't changed much over the years—ship it, sort it, bag it, sell it. What has changed is how...
December 12, 2016 - 12:37pm
June 24, 2016
Flying J murder suspect could face death penalty
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—A woman accused of planning out and going through with the murder of a man at a Grand Forks gas station could face the...
June 24, 2016 - 8:37pm
January 15, 2016
Man could get life for using weapon during drug trafficking crime
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- A 24-year-old Porcupine, S.D., man has denied firearm charges that could send him to prison up to life. Isiah K. Coleman entered the plea Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Daneta Wollmann to charges he used a Marlin .22 rifle during a drug trafficking crime...
January 15, 2016 - 7:10pm
August 26, 2015
Spirit Lake declares state of emergency in fight against rampant drug trafficking
FORT TOTTEN — The Spirit Lake Tribe has declared a state of emergency in its efforts to combat illegal drugs and drug trafficking on the reservation. “The use, abuse, sale trade and transport of illegal narcotics and substances has reached an epidemic proportion on the Spirit...
August 26, 2015 - 10:42pm
August 12, 2015
Authorities say drug trafficking bust shows power of Bakken strike force
BISMARCK – Twenty-nine people face federal charges in connection with a drug trafficking ring between North Dakota and California, a case officials said illustrates the strength of a multi-agency strike force created in June to target organized crime in oil-producing regions of...
August 12, 2015 - 2:58pm
May 28, 2015
41 indicted for multi-state drug trafficking ring
MINNEAPOLIS -- U.S. District Attorney Andrew Luger announced Thursday the indictment of 41 members of a multi-state drug trafficking ring that...
May 28, 2015 - 11:32pm
Trafficking drugs: Lower price for meth, other drugs attracts buyers and sellers to ND
An increase in supply is driving down the cost of drugs, especially methamphetamine, making the drug more prevalent throughout North Dakota,...
April 28, 2015 - 11:08pm
November 11, 2014
Montana man pleads guilty to drug-trafficking
BILLINGS, Mont. — A man who kicked out a window of a Montana Highway Patrol trooper’s vehicle and tried to escape on foot has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he trafficked methamphetamine in northeast Montana. During a hearing Monday in U.S. District Court in Billings,...
November 11, 2014 - 10:37pm
November 4, 2014
Last defendant in meth ring sentenced
BISMARCK -- The last member of a Williston-based drug trafficking organization was sentenced on Monday to 17 years in prison. Brian Scott Dahl, 51, of Williston was sentenced for conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug...
November 4, 2014 - 2:39pm
September 12, 2014
Task force set to fight human, drug trafficking
FARGO — A Safe and Strong Communities Task Force was launched Friday to address human trafficking, drug trafficking and other issues gripping the state. North Dakota Sen. Heitkamp and a coalition of leaders from across the state announced the task force during a news conference...
September 12, 2014 - 8:05pm
July 15, 2014
N.D. violent crime, drug arrests up in 2013: Attorney general to request more resources for western N.D.
BISMARCK – Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said he plans to request more funding and personnel to help tackle the ongoing rise of drug trafficking, prostitution and violent crimes in North Dakota, especially in western oil-producing counties that saw a 23 percent spike in aggravated...
July 15, 2014 - 5:17pm
July 9, 2014
White House drug strategy calls for agencies to focus on 'burgeoning threat' in Bakken
WILLISTON — Drug trafficking in the Bakken is highlighted in the National Drug Control Strategy released Wednesday by the White House drug czar. The 102-page document includes several mentions of North Dakota and Montana, including about a page dedicated to the need for agencies...
July 9, 2014 - 12:35pm