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'It's on everybody': A look at child protection services in our area following three child deaths
Two Republicans, a Democrat run for Tom Campbell's Senate seat
UND's Engelstad arena governed by complex mix of entities
A doctor laced his ex-girlfriend's tea with abortion pills and got three years in prison
China agrees to buy 'significantly' more US goods and services in bid to ease trade tensions
crime and courts
nation and world
ND WWII veteran reflects on a lifelong love of aviation
Rural doctors wear 'a gazillion different hats' to fulfill community needs
ND oil conference to showcase industry advancements
Home of ND’s first abortion clinic demolished
Let's keep the 'A' in 'STEAM': The importance of the arts in our schools
place a business brief
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
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
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Commentary: Soul of house that once was ND's first abortion facility has stories that are hard to face
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Red River Rainbow Seniors work to share stories of LGBTQ locals
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
Yelich's late homer carries Brewers over Twins, 5-4
Cavs rout Celtics in Game 3
Commentary: Voter ID issue deserves something better than Democratic rhetoric
Commentary: Lead yourself well at every age
Commentary: The flotsam of bad ideas drifts ashore
Commentary: Rancher who ran afoul of EPA granted medical marijuana license
Commentary: We need more politicians like Mark Andrews
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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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June 6, 2017
No jail time for woman connected to Bakken murder-for-hire plot
BISMARCK — A woman who helped prosecutors send her ex-husband to prison for life for an oil boom murder-for-hire plot was given a lenient...
June 6, 2017 - 8:39am
July 7, 2016
Former Watford City trucking company exec, tied to convicted murderer, has trial delayed for fourth time
WILLISTON -- The trial for a woman accused of mail fraud and money laundering in a Bakken-area investment scam has been delayed for a fourth time. Sarah Creveling was scheduled for trial on July 18 in Bismarck for allegedly fleecing investors out of more than $1.7 million through...
July 7, 2016 - 9:36pm
February 28, 2016
Our View: Successful week for area prep athletes
Occasionally, The Press Editorial Board looks at the good, bad and ugly news that recently made headlines throughout our region and state. The Good
February 28, 2016 - 5:00am
February 25, 2016
Henrikson convicted in North Dakota murder-for-hire case
Oil trucking company operator convicted in North Dakota murder-for-hire case Reuters SEATTLE -- An operator of an oil trucking firm was convicted...
February 25, 2016 - 9:19pm
Trial starts for oil truck operator in Bakken murder-for-hire case
SEATTLE -- The trial of an oil truck operator charged with orchestrating the killings of two business rivals competing for work in North Dakota's...
January 25, 2016 - 4:32pm
December 17, 2015
Trial scheduled for oil truck operator in North Dakota murder-for-hire case
SEATTLE - The trial of an oil truck operator charged with orchestrating the killings of two business rivals competing for work inNorth Dakota's giant Bakken oil patch was slated to begin in January after the man withdrew his guilty plea, his lawyer said on Thursday.
December 17, 2015 - 8:17pm
September 28, 2015
Search for Clarke's body continues in Badlands
MANDAREE — A woman who says she has led more than 100 searches for the body of an oil patch worker bludgeoned to death said she won’t give up looking now that the man who hired the killing has confessed to the crime. James Henrikson, 36, a Bakken boom opportunist, pleaded guilty...
September 28, 2015 - 10:01pm
September 25, 2015
Henrikson pleads guilty in Bakken murder-for-hire cases
SPOKANE, Wash. – A Bakken trucking company operator pleaded guilty Friday in Washington state to two counts of murder for hire. James Terry...
September 25, 2015 - 11:28pm
September 22, 2015
Creveling pleads not guilty to money laundering, mail fraud
BISMARCK -- The ex-wife of a former Watford City man facing federal charges in a murder-for-hire plot pleaded not guilty Monday to mail fraud...
September 22, 2015 - 12:24am
September 18, 2015
3 men face prison in North Dakota Oil Patch murder-for-hire plot
SEATTLE -- Three men who prosecutors say arranged and carried out a contract killing in Washington state on behalf of a North Dakota oil shale executive will be sentenced in December after they pleaded guilty this week to a host of federal charges, court
September 18, 2015 - 12:55pm
August 20, 2015
Former Watford City businessman awaiting trial in murder-for-hire plot tries to escape
SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane County Jail confirmed Thursday that the FBI is at the jail investigating a possible escape attempt by former Watford City, N.D., businessman James Henrikson, who is awaiting trial in a murder-for-hire plot involving his old partner in the oil fields of North...
August 20, 2015 - 11:46pm
April 21, 2014
Judge grants new attorney for N.D. man questioned in Spokane murder case
BISMARCK – A federal judge has granted a request for a new attorney by a Watford City man who faces felony weapons charges here and has been questioned in a suspected murder-for-hire case in Washington state. James Terry Henrikson made the request earlier this month, claiming...
April 21, 2014 - 12:38pm
April 11, 2014
Second arrest made in Washington murder case connected to ND
SPOKANE, Wash. — A second arrest has been made in a Spokane murder-for-hire case that investigators have connected to a man being held on weapons charges in North Dakota. Spokane police arrested 33-year-old Robby Wahrer after informants came forward, telling investigators Wahrer...
April 11, 2014 - 11:52pm
April 7, 2014
N.D. man with ties to Spokane murder case wants new attorney
BISMARCK – A Watford City man with ties to a suspected murder-for-hire plot in Washington state has requested a new attorney to represent him on felony weapons charges here. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland issued an order Monday setting an April 21 hearing date on the request...
April 7, 2014 - 10:47am
January 21, 2014
Watford City man connected to Washington homicide often shot at gun range despite felonies
The North Dakota oil speculator implicated in a murder-for-hire plot to kill a Washington state man kept guns and frequented a nearby shooting range despite multiple felony convictions, prosecutors allege. James Henrikson, 34, of Watford City was arrested Saturday by federal agents...
January 21, 2014 - 10:16pm