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In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
February 27, 2016
Safety first: Two hunter safety courses offered in Dickinson, same purpose
Dan Brown, a hunter safety instructor, stood in front of a class of 30 or so people, mostly youth, with an AR-17 rifle. As he pointed to part...
February 27, 2016 - 1:53pm
March 2, 2015
Minnesota firearms permits down
ST. PAUL -- Fewer Minnesotans sought, and received, handgun carrying permits last year. Sheriffs reported to the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension that law enforcement officers issued 41,493 permits in 2014; Minnesotans applied for 43,315. Since licenses were first required...
March 2, 2015 - 8:13pm
Convicted felon sentenced on weapons charge in N.D.
BISMARCK -- A convicted felon serving time in a federal prison in Montana has been sentenced on a firearms charge in North Dakota. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland sentenced Samuel Davis Everson III, 48, of Minot on Monday to 15 years, with five years of supervised release,...
News/crime and courts
December 2, 2014 - 10:37pm
November 10, 2014
ND man sentenced for firearms offense
BISMARCK – A Minot man is set to serve seven years in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm, federal prosecutors said Monday. North Dakota U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon said Brian Lamont Sweeney, 47, was sentenced Friday for being a felon in possession of...
News/crime and courts
November 10, 2014 - 1:05pm
July 16, 2014
Game and Fish guns still missing: Attorney general reviewing audit for possible criminal, civil action
BISMARCK – Eighteen firearms are still missing after a critical audit of the North Dakota Game and Fish Department found the agency hadn’t properly inventoried guns used in its hunter education program for at least eight years, department Director Terry Steinwand told lawmakers...
July 16, 2014 - 4:10pm
July 2, 2014
Target doesn’t welcome guns; stops short of ban
MINNEAPOLIS — Target is “respectfully” requesting gun-owners not to bring firearms into its stores after a series of open-carry demonstrations alarmed some customers. The open display of firearms in its stores “creates an environment that is at odds with the family-friendly...
News/crime and courts
July 2, 2014 - 10:40pm
June 19, 2014
Tracking down firearms: North Dakota Game and Fish Department continues work to comply with audit recommendations
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has collected nearly all of the guns that a recent audit found hadn’t been properly inventoried, but 10 guns are still unaccounted for, a spokesman said Wednesday.
June 19, 2014 - 12:15am
May 2, 2014
What the Smith case taught us: Firearms instructors address issues raised by murder case
FARGO — When Jere Hilland teaches you how to defend yourself, he always preaches using “reasonable force.” “In other words, if someone...
May 2, 2014 - 11:41pm
January 30, 2014
Police looking for missing guns, clothing linked to homicide
MANDAN — Mandan police are asking for the public’s help in locating several missing firearms and clothing linked to a homicide. Officers responding Monday night to a reported death at 904 Poplar St. in Mandan found Alex Lansdon, 28, dead in his home with multiple gunshot wounds,...
News/crime and courts
January 30, 2014 - 10:30pm
July 22, 2013
2 men arrested after Saturday altercation
Two men were arrested on Saturday night following an altercation near Lady J's Catering at 20 Broadway St. East in Dickinson. Brandon Duncan, 24, of Dickinson, was arrested and charged with terrorizing and reckless endangerment, both Class C felonies, after he brandished a firearm...
July 22, 2013 - 3:08pm
May 11, 2013
North Dakota legislation you may have missed
BISMARCK -- Elementary students will get their milk and North Dakotans can still own part of a cow and keep their share of the milk. A week after the state Legislature scrambled to finish up with most of the attention on property taxes, a few things may have been missed during the...
May 11, 2013 - 12:00am
January 24, 2013
Fargo church tells lawmakers about armed guards for its congregation
On any given Sunday, a handful of members of the Bethel Evangelical Free Church in Fargo may be wearing a black shirt and an earpiece -- much...
January 24, 2013 - 12:00am
December 19, 2012
Dickinson firearm sales have been 'crazy'
The phone at Andrus Outdoors in Dickinson has been ringing every three minutes with someone looking to purchase a firearm. With the holidays right around the corner, firearm sales in Dickinson have gone through the roof, but residents believe it isn't just because of the holiday. "Everything...
December 19, 2012 - 11:42pm
July 14, 2009
Man accused of stealing firearms
Zacharey Kostelecky, 26, of Dickinson was arrested and charged with theft for allegedly stealing several items, including guns, from a residence on Elm Avenue in Dickinson on Saturday. A rifle, two handguns and ammunition were among the items stolen from the residence, according...
July 14, 2009 - 12:00am
June 4, 2009
'Antiques Roadshow' of guns comes to Medora
Area gun enthusiats who have always wondered how much that gun passed down from generation to generation is worth will have the opportunity to find out next weekend in Medora. The North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame will host its second annual Gun Road Show for gun owners with one of...
June 4, 2009 - 12:53am