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Witness describes brutal night watching ex-boyfriend kill man, injure another
Former Lake Region State basketball player leads nonprofit
DSU Foundation hearing pushed to late spring or early summer
Police Blotter: Woman reports possible fake soldier scam
Archaeologists find toys, bottles and debris of daily life at former Fargo brothel
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
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
Yoder, Midgets hope to savor experience at Saturday's state cross country meet
Dakota State matchup a tough test for Blue Hawks
9-man playoffs: Raiders set to face Honkers, record-setting QB Rodin
9-man playoffs: Holsteins 'peaking at the right time'
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
Allan Milton Wallman
Delia "Dee" Hammel
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
May 22, 2014
Couple asks judge to overturn same-sex marriage ban
Four Montana couples asked a federal judge on Wednesday to overturn a state constitutional amendment prohibiting gay marriage, the latest challenge to bans on same-sex matrimony that have been struck down by a string of U.S. courts. The lawsuit brought by four gay and lesbian couples...
May 22, 2014 - 4:43pm
May 18, 2014
ND same-sex marriage ban challenge may be coming
FARGO — The nationwide flood of court cases challenging states’ bans on same-sex marriage may be on its way to North Dakota. A Minneapolis-based attorney working with a South Dakota couple to challenge that state’s ban said he’s discussed a potential lawsuit with several...
May 18, 2014 - 12:20am
March 2, 2014
Brock: Legislating morality is better left alone
I was taught and believe that rule No. 1 in business is the customer is always right, and rule No. 2 is to see rule No. 1. That being said, there are some folks you can’t afford to have as customers. I’ve often seen signs on a cash register that often will say, “We reserve the...
March 2, 2014 - 1:22am
December 14, 2013
Same-sex couples are turning to Crookston, Minn.
CROOKSTON, Minn. — Mark Beedy and Mark Pope live in Thief River Falls, but the same-sex couple traveled to the Polk County office building in Crookston for their marriage license and their marriage ceremony. “Most weddings are held in churches or in courthouses,” Beedy said....
December 14, 2013 - 1:39pm
December 12, 2013
Same-sex marriage prompts legal questions
BISMARCK – If that same-sex marriage in Minnesota or Iowa doesn’t work out, you can always marry the opposite sex in North Dakota. You don’t even have to get a divorce first. At least that’s North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s interpretation of state law, according...
December 12, 2013 - 1:02pm
August 2, 2013
Minnesota's gay marriage debate not over
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- More than 100 same-sex couples across Minnesota married soon after it became legal Thursday, setting off celebrations big...
August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
August 1, 2013
Big, small gatherings usher in gay marriage
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota same-sex couples wed both in large groups and intimate settings early today as state law specifically allows gay marriages for the first time. "I am proud that Minnesota ... is in the forefront," Gov. Mark Dayton said before Minnesota joined Rhode Island...
August 1, 2013 - 9:32am
Big, small gatherings usher in gay marriage
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota same-sex couples wed both in large groups and intimate settings early today as state law specifically allows gay marriages for the first time. "I am proud that Minnesota ... is in the forefront," Gov. Mark Dayton said before Minnesota joined Rhode Island...
August 1, 2013 - 12:00am
July 28, 2013
Grand Forks women will be first same-sex couple married in Polk County
GRAND FORKS - Though Minnesota legalized same-sex marriage, not North Dakota, that won't stop Grand Forks residents Katie Craig and Mary Gonzalez...
July 28, 2013 - 12:00am
Moorhead's Clay County Courthouse to hold midnight same-sex marriage ceremony Aug. 1
MOORHEAD, Minn. - Clay County is gearing up to allow same-sex couples to marry in civil ceremonies as soon as the law allowing gay marriages takes effect Aug. 1. Clay County will start accepting applications for a civil marriage license by same-sex couples July 17, J. Bonnie Rehder,...
June 28, 2013 - 1:19pm
May 13, 2013
Tears of a different sort flow after historic gay marriage vote
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Tears of sadness that rolled down faces of gay Minnesotans and their supporters two years ago became tears of joy today as Minnesota senators voted to allow same-sex couples to wed. Senators voted 37-30 Monday to remove a state law that bans same-sex marriage....
May 13, 2013 - 10:37am
May 9, 2013
Minnesota House votes to allow gay marriage
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota is a vote and a signature away from becoming the 12th state to allow gay marriage. The House voted 75-59 today to eliminate an existing gay-marriage ban in state law. A Senate vote comes Monday and Gov.
May 9, 2013 - 1:14pm
May 8, 2013
Minnesota gay marriage talk includes money as historic vote nears
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Most debate about today's historic Minnesota House vote to allow same-sex marriage centers on religious and moral issues, but money also slips into the discussion. A UCLA Williams Institute analysis claims that allowing gay couples to marry would provide a $42...
May 8, 2013 - 4:08pm
May 7, 2013
Minnesota House to vote on gay marriage Thursday
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota House leaders expect representatives to approve gay marriage Thursday, with the Senate following in the next few days. The vote being scheduled for Thursday means House Democratic leaders think they have the vote to pass the measure.
May 7, 2013 - 2:08pm
April 13, 2013
Will a majority of ND back gay marriage by 2016?
FARGO -- A majority of North Dakotans will be in favor of same-sex marriage by 2016, if we're to believe Nate Silver. Silver, a statistician who blogs for The New York Times, predicts in a recent polling analysis that 51 percent of the state will favor same-sex marriage in just three...
April 13, 2013 - 12:00am