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Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
2 men arrested for drug delivery near school
Dickinson police respond to Friday morning stabbing
Port: Democrats may introduce bill to raise oil tax during special session
Farm King closing S.D. store
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Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Twins trade Nunez to Giants
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Wahpeton, Valley City and West Fargo all pick up wins
Volunteers bow out of Class A legion tourney with loss to hard-hitting Devils Lake
Roughriders rebound against Grand Forks, keep season alive in Legion AA tournament
Big 7th pushes Twins past Orioles
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
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Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Johnny D. Witt
James "Jim" Reetz, Sr.
Con (Buz) Short
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
June 23, 2016
Supreme Court partly strikes down state drunken driving test refusal laws
WASHINGTON -- States can force suspected drunken drivers to take breath tests without first obtaining a warrant but cannot require them to take...
News/crime and courts
June 23, 2016 - 4:48pm
May 28, 2016
Getting rid of 'accidents': Local safety agencies say 'crash' instead
FARGO--"There's been an accident." It's a phrase that provokes fear, anxiety and heartbreak, all at once. And it's one that safety officials in North Dakota and Minnesota would rather not hear at all, not only because of its implications, but also because it isn't accurate, they say....
May 28, 2016 - 11:13pm
May 24, 2016
Drunken driver who killed two women, injured a third, sentenced to 25 years in prison
BISMARCK -- The man who killed two young women and critically injured a third in a June drunken-driving crash was sentenced Tuesday to serve...
May 24, 2016 - 8:11pm
April 19, 2016
Drunk driving cases head to U.S. Supreme Court ND, Minnesota cases question legality of 'implied consent' laws for chemical tests
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments today on North Dakota and Minnesota drunk driving cases that could have broader implications for how states deter that crime. At the heart of the three consolidated cases are whether states may criminalize a suspected drunk...
April 19, 2016 - 9:59pm
February 5, 2016
Police doubt proposed lower legal limit would curb drunken drivers
FARGO -- Some in law enforcement are dubious about the effectiveness of outlawing driving at a lower level of intoxication, as federal safety...
February 5, 2016 - 6:45am
September 23, 2015
Stark County sobriety checkpoint set for Friday
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Highway Patrol is conducting a sobriety checkpoint on Friday at a predetermined location in Stark County. Checkpoints are an effort by the highway patrol to deter drunk driving by increasing the awareness of the dangers of impaired driving. Officers...
September 23, 2015 - 9:52am
July 20, 2015
Car hits officer on bike at State Fair; driver arrested for DUI
MINOT, N.D. – A Minot police officer conducting a bicycle patrol near the North Dakota State Fairgrounds was hurt early Monday when an alleged drunken driver struck him while he was conducting a traffic stop. Minot police said two bicycle patrol units had stopped a vehicle for...
July 20, 2015 - 11:27am
January 31, 2015
Zamboni driver arrested on suspicion of DUI
FARGO — A man who was arrested Friday night on suspicion of driving a Zamboni while drunk during a Fargo high school hockey game was also arrested a month ago for drunk driving. Steven James Anderson, 27, was arrested during the Davies and Williston girls game Friday night at South...
News/crime and courts
January 31, 2015 - 11:07pm
January 16, 2015
House rejects limiting messages on DOT’s electronic signs
BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers on Friday rejected a resolution calling on the state Department of Transportation to use its 30 electronic message signs only for messages about weather, road conditions, emergencies, work zones and missing persons. Rep. Rick Becker, R-Bismarck,...
January 16, 2015 - 10:20pm
September 12, 2014
PR firm provided ‘talking points’ to state offices about Rauschenberger’s drinking: Aunt says tax commissioner ‘doing well’ at Minn. treatment center
BISMARCK – Campaign advisor Odney Advertising provided talking points for officials in the North Dakota tax commissioner’s office and governor’s office to use when responding to questions related to Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger’s decision to take a leave of absence...
September 12, 2014 - 3:01pm
September 5, 2014
GOP not speculating on what happens if Rauschenberger withdraws
BISMARCK — State Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger has said he’s confident he’ll back on the campaign trail in “just a few weeks.” But should he not return to the race after his leave of absence for alcohol treatment, his name will still appear on the Nov. 4 statewide...
September 5, 2014 - 5:32pm
September 4, 2014
Rauschenberger takes leave of absence for treatment: Tax commissioner was involved in rear-end crash on morning he lent SUV to alleged drunken driver
BISMARCK — A day after publicly acknowledging his recent treatment for alcohol problems, state Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger said Thursday he’s taking a temporary unpaid leave of absence to seek additional professional help. Rauschenberger’s announcement followed...
News/crime and courts
September 4, 2014 - 6:11pm
June 26, 2014
Driver charged in crash that killed two sisters
HILLSBORO — A Nielsville, Minn., man has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide, accused of drunken driving in a May crash that killed two sisters who were riding in his vehicle. James Gregory Yahnke, 51, was charged Wednesday in Traill County District Court with two counts...
News/crime and courts
June 26, 2014 - 11:41pm