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Koch Meadow Hills delayed: City, developer fail to reach agreement, but subdivision could be annexed 'fairly shortly'
Impact reaction: Leaders reach to oil poll before crude-heavy legislative session
Trooper on a bus event planned today
Dickinson to hosts politicians, activists
Poll: State's voters still against same-sex marriage: Younger voters more likely to favor legalization, but they're still in a minority
Nation & World
Bringing the South to Ray: Arkansas man opens ‘BBQ bus’ in small ND town
Truck spills 3,000 gallons of diesel fuel along 85
Sinking oil prices may curb U.S. output too slowly for Saudis
‘This is (Bakken) Life:’ CNN’s Ling documents women seizing Oil Patch opportunities
Spill reported near Watford City
Letter: Tuhy haters: Wake up and smell your defeat
Letter: Measure 5 is a proactive and necessary solution for our state
Letter: Proponents of Measure 5 full of misconceptions
Letter: ND deserves a secretary of state who knows it’s the 21st century
Letter: Out-of-state interests, lobbyists backing Measure 1 opponents
This one, Dad
'I'd rather walk': La Ray Ries overcame health issues and age to finish walking the Maah Daah Hey Trail and The Deuce while in his 80s
Solving a murder at St. Mary's convent: New England to present dinner theater
Getting excited about science: DHS robotics team ready for competition
Trinity team building robot for competition
Salestine "Sally" R. Schaff
Maxine (Gergen) Dally
Shaina Larae (Zastoupil) Clingingsmith
In it for the long hauls
Journeying the Narrow Path
Rhoades: Plaid isn’t just for cowboys
Patrick Hope: Why is a raven like a video game?
From West Region to Juniors: Bobcats, Minotauros have rosters with familiar faces from North Dakota
Bison strong against 3-4 defense
UND gets healthy over bye week
Day-after reflection doesn’t ease Vikings’ pain over last-second loss
May 23, 2013
Ex-Bison player denies he faked community service
FARGO -- A former football player at North Dakota State University denied Wednesday that he at one point faked the community service he was ordered to serve for pleading guilty to faking signatures on an election petition. "It wasn't true at all, I didn't disrespect nobody at that...
news / north dakota
May 23, 2013 - 12:00am
April 26, 2013
NDUS auditor says Shirvani did not commit fraud
BISMARCK -- The internal auditor for the North Dakota University System said Chancellor Hamid Shirvani did not violate any policies or commit fraud in testimony before a House committee, but adds that Shirvani's presentation could have been construed as misleading. A University System...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 6, 2013
Lawmaker calls hearing to review Shirvani fraud allegations
BISMARCK -- A state lawmaker called members of the State Board of Higher Education and University System office before a House committee Friday...
news / north dakota
April 6, 2013 - 12:00am
October 5, 2012
2 ex-NDSU football players plead guilty in fraud case
FARGO -- Following the 10 current North Dakota State University football players who pleaded guilty to petition fraud Tuesday, two former Bison players entered the same plea Thursday and received identical sentences. A third ex-player who faces the same accusation of forging signatures...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
September 8, 2012
Prosecutors: Petition fraud came with quotas, bonuses
FARGO -- Fifteen people were charged Friday with violating North Dakota election law, many of them telling investigators they forged names on petitions they circulated in order to meet quotas and to achieve bonus pay. One defendant told an investigator every signature he turned in...
September 8, 2012 - 12:00am
April 15, 2012
Ex-MSHA chief, W.Va. school accused of fraud
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- One of the world's foremost experts on mine safety -- from gold mines in Chile to the coal mines of southern West Virginia...
April 15, 2012 - 12:00am
October 2, 2011
Welfare fraud an ND problem
FARGO -- Tom Gravel looked at the piece of paper and saw his name, but the signature wasn't his. The principal at West Fargo Community High School had just learned from Cass County Social Services that someone forged his name as part of an application for welfare assistance. "What...
October 2, 2011 - 12:00am
April 16, 2011
FBI probes local $750K, 300 mineral acre fraud case
The Federal Bureau of Investigation special agents are investigating a family accused of illegally obtaining nearly $753,000 and rights to about 300 mineral acres in western North Dakota through information acquired from a Dickinson bank. "Overall, five Bank of the West trust accounts,...
April 16, 2011 - 12:00am
December 11, 2009
Dickinson man asks for probation in tax fraud case
FARGO (AP) -- Lawyers for a former Dickinson executive who pleaded guilty to nine felony counts of tax fraud are asking a judge to consider a sentence of home confinement and probation. Micheal Fisher, a former vice president and director of Fisher Sand & Gravel Co. Inc., is accused...
local / news
December 11, 2009 - 11:13am
January 6, 2009
Wall Street scandals put SEC in hot seat
With the disclosure of the gigantic swindle perpetrated by some dude most Americans never heard of -- Bernard L. Madoff -- one doesn't have to look hard to find at least a partial enabler in this stultifying drama. It is, of course, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the institution...
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
November 20, 2008
Group questions ballots
Following the passage of Measure No. 1, which allows Dickinson to contribute $6 million dollars to the $16 million Badlands Activities Center, some citizens waited for the other shoe to drop -- a challenge from the Dickinson Watchdogs. Prior to the election, Watchdogs said if they...
November 20, 2008 - 12:00am