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Fargo elementary students play reporter as they ask Gov. Burgum about his job
Federal judge: Trump administration must accept new DACA applicants
West Fargo man charged in child's bathtub drowning
Conduct of two pipeline protesters not clear in ND Supreme Court arguments
Kessel departing from city admin role
crime and courts
nation and world
Next threat stalking American farmers is the end of cheap money
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
Why are tens of thousands of Americans still driving around with explosive devices in their cars?
Dakota Growers Pasta Company parent company eyes shift in brand group
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
'Tase me, and you'll see what happens,' an American Airlines flier said. Police did - 10 times.
An afternoon of fun: kids fair has a western theme
Saving England's children from the witches: DSU to present "The Witches:" by Roald Dahl
Life on the farm; Judy Hoff writes children's book
Local talent impress at Pankratz Invite
Midgets wilt in doubleheader losses to Bismarck Century
Over the fence: McNeilly’s grand slam sends Midgets over Coyotes
Vikings not sure they'll pick offensive guard
Berrios scoreless streak comes to an end against Yanks
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Commentary: The politics of North Dakota's big bad budget bind
Maximilian Pio Steckler
James Stewart Peterson
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
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April 18, 2018
Four sentenced in Bismarck for crimes related to sex trafficking
BISMARCK—A federal judge here sentenced four men to prison this week for crimes related to selling or attempting to buy sex through Backpage.com. U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovland condemned the "nasty website" that was recently shut down by federal authorities, but said...
April 18, 2018 - 5:59pm
March 21, 2018
U.S. Senate passes bill aimed at sex trafficking websites
WASHINGTON—A bill aimed at websites that host sex trafficking ads is headed to President Donald Trump's desk. The U.S. Senate passed the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act Wednesday with a vote of 97-2, sending it to the president's desk for his signature. The bill would amend...
March 21, 2018 - 7:42pm
March 1, 2018
Police are trained to spot drunken driving and drug trafficking - why not child trafficking, too?
When Deputy Patrick Paquette pulled to a stop on Interstate 20 in Georgia in January 2013, he didn't anticipate a career-altering experience....
March 1, 2018 - 4:45am
February 5, 2018
Connecting resources: Local coalition on anti-human trafficking grows
JAMESTOWN, N.D.—An anti-human trafficking initiative that originated with United Presbyterian Church has grown to a coalition of 40 people representing agencies, nonprofits and churches in Jamestown. The Rev. Bob Boyar, pastor of United Presbyterian Church, said a grant from...
February 5, 2018 - 6:01pm
February 1, 2018
Advocates warn about Super Bowl sex trafficking
FARGO — Amid the Twin Cities Craigslist ads seeking food servers, drivers, T-shirt sellers and even ice skaters for Super Bowl events are...
February 1, 2018 - 6:10pm
January 11, 2018
Bill aimed at websites that facilitate sex trafficking has enough votes to pass in U.S. Senate, Heitkamp says
A bill aimed at websites that facilitate online sex trafficking has enough votes for passage in the Senate, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., said...
January 11, 2018 - 5:00pm
December 4, 2017
The reason some women are wearing dresses every day in December
Worn to weddings, holiday parties, dates or a night out with friends, dresses are a staple in modern-day fashion. But they haven't always represented...
December 4, 2017 - 7:37am
December 3, 2017
Prosecutors seek life sentence for convicted pimp
FARGO — Prosecutors here have filed papers in U.S. District Court here saying a Chicago man convicted of sex trafficking five women, including...
December 3, 2017 - 5:15pm
October 20, 2017
Heitkamp, national experts talk human trafficking at UND
GRAND FORKS — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., discussed policy changes that could help prevent trafficking and sexual exploitation at panel...
October 20, 2017 - 8:35pm
September 14, 2017
Surge in Fargo sex ads thwarts undercover police sting; only 2 arrests made
FARGO – Fargo police arrested two men as part of a two-day sting aimed at people seeking sex with underage girls. It was a lower number than...
September 14, 2017 - 10:01pm
September 3, 2017
Hidden numbers: Accurate picture of trafficking during oil boom difficult, but agencies strive to recognize it
DICKINSON, N.D. — Darianne Johnson and her staff look back at the women who have come through the Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center in Dickinson and realize some of their clients were human trafficking victims. But at the height of the oil boom, most people didn't know...
September 3, 2017 - 6:00am
New ND anti-prostitution program for ‘johns’ has no takers so far
BISMARCK -- People convicted of buying sex have, since February, been eligible for a program to teach them about the harms of sex trafficking....
August 3, 2017 - 4:16pm
April 20, 2017
Husband of Canadian woman charged with human smuggling across border detained in Grand Forks jail
GRAND FORKS—The husband of a Canadian woman being charged with human smuggling is being held in the Grand Forks County Correctional Center,...
April 20, 2017 - 9:32pm
April 19, 2017
$825K approved for ND human trafficking victims
BISMARCK — North Dakota legislators found a way to provide $825,000 for human trafficking victim services, allowing programs established...
April 19, 2017 - 5:56pm
March 28, 2017
Deeper cuts proposed for human trafficking victim services
BISMARCK — The chairwoman of the state's anti-human trafficking task force says victim service programs could be in jeopardy under a funding...
March 28, 2017 - 6:31pm