Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
Husband, wife killed in southeast SD crash
Bill allowing Burgum to not take salary passes ND House
Asylum seekers fleeing U.S. finding cold comfort in Canadian courts
Senate sustains Burgum's veto on auditor budget
Trump tax plan met with shrug from investors, Republicans call it 'critical guidepost'
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
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Twins miss out on sweep of Rangers, as Santiago mourns
COTTON: A requiem for those fired at ESPN, and what it means for journalism
Wild ponder long-term contracts for Granlund, Neiderreiter
Vikings will look again to have success outside first round
UND-NDSU Nickel Trophy may soon reside in Bismarck
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Port: That wasn’t slut shaming, and we need to talk about this double standard for female victims
Port: Burgum faces tax hike quandary while Heitkamp report reveals interesting numbers
McFeely: NDSU rejects land swap
Port: House members laugh as they vote down 'Dollar Doug' amendment
Theodore M. Hecker
Mary Margaret Wolf
Frank H. Schafer, Jr.
Mary Margaret Wolf
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
February 19, 2016
Ward sheriff charged in death of inmate: Retired captain also accused of failing to provide medical care
MINOT, N.D. – The death of an inmate whose health deteriorated at the Ward County Jail has prompted criminal charges against the sheriff who...
February 19, 2016 - 4:59pm
October 10, 2015
The rising cost of defending Alfonso Rodriguez Jr.
FARGO -- In the case of Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., the price of seeking justice has been pricey. The cost of his legal defense in federal court combined with the cost of incarcerating him has climbed above $1.5 million -- a bill that's footed by taxpayers. This cost has been no...
October 10, 2015 - 10:21pm
October 2, 2015
Cass jail inmate suspected of dealing acid-laced Jolly Ranchers
FARGO -- An inmate at the Cass County Jail is suspected of selling LSD-laced Jolly Ranchers to his fellow inmates. The investigation was revealed in a search warrant affidavit filed Wednesday in Cass County District Court. A Cass County Sheriff's Office detective successfully...
October 2, 2015 - 6:51am
June 19, 2015
Inmate escapes from Missouri River Correctional Center
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Highway Patrol is asking for the public’s assistance in locating an inmate that walked away from the Missouri...
June 19, 2015 - 2:34pm
November 29, 2013
Inmate hunger strikes rarely require force-feeding
FARGO — While a white supremacist jailed in the western part of the state has refused to eat, officials here say getting an inmate to end a hunger strike can ultimately spiral into a lengthy legal process. In most instances, the inmate simply wants to be heard, said Sgt. Tara Morris...
November 29, 2013 - 8:54pm
October 1, 2013
Williston inmate sought after escaping
WILLISTON -- An inmate escaped custody of the Williams County Correctional Center while being treated at the Mercy Medical Center emergency room...
Bakken/crime and courts/News
October 1, 2013 - 10:16am
April 22, 2012
New England's Dakota Women's Correctional Rehabilitation Center: Part IV: Prisoners and employment
NEW ENGLAND -- Inmates at Dakota Women's Correctional Rehabilitation Center aren't allowed to serve their time idling.
April 22, 2012 - 12:00am
March 7, 2009
Inmate arrested trying to get back in jail
WOODBINE, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities say they arrested an escaped jail inmate trying to sneak back into the lockup with cigarettes allegedly stolen from a nearby store. Sheriff Tommy Gregory said Saturday that 25-year-old Harry Jackson had opened a door to the exercise yard and climbed...
March 7, 2009 - 12:23pm
February 12, 2009
Ohio governor grants clemency for death row inmate
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Gov. Ted Strickland on Thursday spared the life of a death row inmate who killed his mother in a cocaine-induced rage and whose upcoming execution was opposed by his entire family, including his mother's siblings. Jeffrey Hill, 44, had been scheduled to die...
February 12, 2009 - 4:00pm
May 4, 2008
Escaped inmate turns herself in to authorities
DICKINSON - Carley Jean Zaun, the New England Dakota Women's Correction Rehab inmate who walked away from her work release program as a cook at the Dickinson Law Enforcement Center on Friday afternoon, turned herself into authorities in Bismarck around 12:30 p.m.
May 4, 2008 - 12:00am
May 3, 2008
Inmate escapes from work release
DICKINSON - Carley Jean Zaun, an inmate at the Dakota Women's Correctional Rehab Center in New England, escaped from custody Friday afternoon and is currently at large. Zaun, 22, walked away from her work release program while working as a cook at the Dickinson Law Enforcement Center...
May 3, 2008 - 12:00am
March 5, 2008
Board: Inmate's testimony in Gibbs' case didn't affect parole
BISMARCK -- A man who testified against Mo Maurice Gibbs in Gibbs' first murder trial will be paroled in May from the State Penitentiary to a halfway house, but the release is not related to his testimony, a Parole Board clerk said. Jeremy Leopold, 30, is serving a prison sentence...
March 5, 2008 - 12:00am