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U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
UND athletes breathing sigh of relief after Kennedy's decision
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The story behind the UND hockey masks
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
Letter: An inconvenient truth for ND Democrats
Letter: Fridrich has skills needed for City Commission
Benson: Dualism nothing new to this world
Allan Milton Wallman
Delia "Dee" Hammel
Mary Ellen Carey
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
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Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
October 10, 2016
Fort Totten school spends Monday under lockdown
FORT TOTTEN, N.D.— Four Winds Community School in Fort Totten, N.D., was under security lockdown for several hours Monday after a parent alerted police of a perceived threat. Jeff Olson, superintendent of the Fort Totten School District, said the building was placed on lockdown...
October 10, 2016 - 6:59pm
June 2, 2016
Spirit Lake man charged with murder plans to change plea
FARGO -- A man charged with first-degree murder after allegedly driving a car over another man on the Spirit Lake Reservation last December is planning to change his plea, according to court records. Lance Alan Robertson, a 27-year-old member of the Spirit Lake Nation, pleaded not...
June 2, 2016 - 5:01pm
May 23, 2016
Spirit Lake man sentenced to 40 years in prison for sexually abusing child
FARGO -- A Spirit Lake man was sentenced to 40 years in prison Monday in Fargo federal court for sexually abusing a child. A jury found Jade...
News/crime and courts
May 23, 2016 - 11:02pm
May 2, 2016
Toddler OK after being found in towed car
FORT TOTTEN -- A toddler was found safe after spending the night cold and alone in a car that was towed after a traffic stop in Fort Totten....
May 2, 2016 - 12:18pm
January 25, 2016
Spirit Lake man who ran over drinking friend with vehicle faces more charges
FORT TOTTEN -- A man accused of killing another man by running him over with a car on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation faces two additional charges. Lance Robertson, who is either 27 or 28 and a member of the Spirit Lake Nation, was initially charged with murder in the death of...
January 25, 2016 - 9:52pm
January 22, 2016
Math teacher will challenge for state superintendent nomination
BISMARCK – A high school math teacher announced Friday he plans to run for North Dakota’s state superintendent of public instruction to “fix...
January 22, 2016 - 1:14pm
January 4, 2016
Fort Totten, deemed one of the best-preserved frontier military forts in the nation, continues to tell its story
FORT TOTTEN -- The Pioneer Daughters Museum is homeless, at least for a while. But the museum at Fort Totten State Historic Site is not about...
January 4, 2016 - 11:45am
January 2, 2016
Man charged with murder after allegedly running over passenger with vehicle
FORT TOTTEN -- A man has been charged with first-degree murder after he allegedly ran over another man with his car on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. Lance Alan Robertson, who is either 27 or 28 and is a member of the Spirit Lake Nation, made his initial appearance in federal...
January 2, 2016 - 10:51pm
November 24, 2015
Spirit Lake woman featured in PBS film dies
FORT TOTTEN, N.D.--The subject of an Independent Lens "Frontline" documentary who was regarded by loved ones as a "warrior woman" died Friday. Robin Poor Bear, 38, previously known by her married name Robin Charboneau, was featured in the film "Kind Hearted Woman," which aired in...
November 24, 2015 - 11:38pm
June 17, 2015
Late-night shooting involving officer reported on Spirit Lake Reservation
FORT TOTTEN — The FBI is investigating a shooting involving a tribal police officer at Spirit Lake Nation overnight late Tuesday or early Wednesday. FBI Special Agent Cindy Burnham confirmed the shooting happened and said authorities were on scene Wednesday morning. She declined...
June 17, 2015 - 11:36pm
May 7, 2015
Pearson re-elected Spirit Lake tribal chair
FORT TOTTEN, N.D. -- Myra Pearson has won re-election as chairwoman of the Spirit Lake Tribe. She defeated former chairman Roger Yankton...
May 7, 2015 - 5:44pm
September 23, 2014
Man killed when car hits moose
MICHIGAN — A Fort Totten man is dead and three children are hurt after the car they were in hit a moose late Monday night in northeast North Dakota. North Dakota State Patrol Sgt. Joe Knowski said the 2003 Chevy Cavalier was headed east on U.S. Highway 2 about a mile east of Michigan...
September 23, 2014 - 10:39pm
August 19, 2014
1-year-old struck, killed by vehicle at Spirit Lake
FORT TOTTEN — A 1-year-old boy died after being struck by a vehicle on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation over the weekend. Spirit Lake Tribal Chairman Russ McDonald said a preliminary investigation indicates the death was accidental. The incident happened Saturday night, but...
News/crime and courts
August 19, 2014 - 11:18pm
July 24, 2014
Three motorcyclists cited for going 151 mph in a 55-mph zone
FORT TOTTEN — Three motorcyclists were cited Wednesday for reckless driving after being clocked at 151 mph in a 55-mph zone near Fort Totten, the North Dakota Highway Patrol reported. A state trooper pulled the men over about 8:30 p.m. on Highway 57, about three miles west of Fort...
News/crime and courts
July 24, 2014 - 11:53pm
March 1, 2014
Head of Spirit Lake social services staff resigns: Official says recruitment to reservation is impossible
FORT TOTTEN — The head of the Spirit Lake Nation’s embattled social services program has resigned after just six months on the job. Robert O’Keefe said it’s been next to impossible to recruit social workers to the reservation south of Devils Lake. “I came out here to kind...
March 1, 2014 - 1:16am