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Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
Ban on North Dakota Sunday morning sales could be lifted
Trump White House vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands
Debate begins on ND bill to exempt higher ed applicants from open records law
ND legislators going round and round on daylight saving time, time zone discussions
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Dickinson State softball picked 1st, baseball 4th in NSAA poll
Blyleven says Twins' improvement has to start with pitching
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
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 28, 2016
Ahlin: Collins, Heitkamp win praise in Senate gun control debate
FARGO — No matter your stance on guns, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and North Dakota’s own Heidi Heitkamp deserve credit for putting together...
June 28, 2016 - 10:09pm
May 15, 2016
Top U.S. auctioneers refused to sell gun from Trayvon Martin shooting
NEW YORK - Two of America's leading auctioneers of guns said they refused on ethical grounds to handle the sale of the 9 mm pistol that George...
News/Nation and World
May 15, 2016 - 12:19am
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
October 23, 2015
Williston nursing home gunman threatened staff
WILLISTON -- The man who walked into a Williston nursing home with a loaded gun threatened employees, pointed the weapon at several people and went into one resident’s room during a frightening episode, according to court documents filed on Friday. Henry Aiken, 50, of...
October 23, 2015 - 9:48pm
September 28, 2015
Fargo officer shoots man brandishing BB gun
FARGO -- A Fargo police officer shot a 31-year-old car theft suspect Monday morning after police say he pointed a weapon at the officer, a real-looking...
News/crime and courts
September 28, 2015 - 1:56pm
September 10, 2015
Local mom rallies for ‘gun sense in America’ on Capitol Hill
FARGO — Cathy Lee will be a face in the crowd today in front of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., urging Congress to pass “common-sense gun legislation” to help stem the national epidemic of gun violence. Lee, who has a 7-year-old son, belongs to Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense...
September 10, 2015 - 6:00am
September 20, 2014
Man reported for reckless driving: Trooper believed trucker had gun; standoff blocks I-94
A standoff on Saturday that caused traffic to be blocked temporarily on Interstate 94 near Exit 61 in Dickinson turned out to be a cause of “road...
September 20, 2014 - 9:21pm
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 24, 2013
Slain airman confronted base security
GRAND FORKS -- The airman killed in a shooting Sunday night at Grand Forks Air Force Base was Tech. Sgt.
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
June 27, 2013
Gabby Giffords to push gun control in visit
FARGO -- Former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, will visit North Dakota next week as part of a nationwide tour to push for stricter gun control. Giffords was shot in the head in Tucson, Ariz. in January 2011 at a public meet and greet. According...
June 27, 2013 - 12:00am
June 21, 2013
Missouri man's attempted murder trial in Hettinger avoided with guilty pleas to lesser charges
HETTINGER -- A man who was facing multiple felonies, including an attempted murder charge, pleaded guilty to a pair of lesser crimes at the Adams County Courthouse on Wednesday. Kevin R. Gardner, listed as a Missouri resident in the most recent court records, agreed to plead guilty...
June 21, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Oil Patch concealed carry permit numbers up: Sheriff: License worth it for not getting fined or going to jail
If an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, then, in the case of weapons in North Dakota, less than $100 paid for a concealed carry permit...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
North Dakota officials coming out against gun bills
BISMARCK -- State officials took stands against two gun-related bills Tuesday. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem urged lawmakers to defeat legislation that he says would pit local and federal law enforcement against one another; while Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
February 17, 2013
Colorado lawmakers move forward on new gun-control measures
DENVER -- The Democratic-controlled Colorado House of Representatives approved a package of strict gun-control measures late on Friday, in a state rocked by two of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history. After a marathon session that stretched late into the evening, the state...
February 17, 2013 - 12:00am
February 1, 2013
Police reports: 3-year-old accidentally shot at Dickinson trailer court
The Dickinson Police Department is investigating the accidental shooting of a 3-year-old at a trailer court, Capt. Joe Cianni said. The incident occurred shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday. A hand gun was unintentionally fired at the North Park mobile home community resulting in a...
February 1, 2013 - 8:57am