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Buying into the Bakken: Commercial activity steady in Minot as more activity shifts west
Airbnb owners roll out red carpet to make guests feel at home over Christmas
Behold the cosmic snake
How to stay sane during craziness of holiday season
Dollar General's push into ND creates worry in small towns
crime and courts
nation and world
ND farmer debarred from temporary ag worker program
What is Bitcoin? How can I buy it? A simple Q&A for Bitcoin beginners
Experiences to give and traditions to share this holiday season
Five years after buying Lucasfilm, The Force is strong in Disney
Bitcoin soars above $17,000, boosting worries and a worldwide frenzy
place a business brief
Protesters occupy Enbridge offices in Duluth
Minn. Public Utilities Commission says Enbridge Line 3 review needs more work
Federal prosecutors seek prison time for ND oil operator who endangered water sources
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
Don't go south over the holidays. Head west to South Dakota, instead
Short-term home stay may produce difficult transition
In 1960 a Texas woman went to confession and then vanished. We now know the priest murdered her.
Starbucks' Christmas Tree Frappuccino tastes like broken promises and Thin Mints
Kindness is found in giving to others
Niederreiter's OT goal lifts Wild over Sharks
On second thought, Thielen says call was good
Towns, Wolves hold off Mavericks
Vikings' Keenum looking ahead after 8-game win streak ends in Carolina
Dickinson State Athlete of the Week - Marcus White
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
Heitkamp's #MeToo hypocrisy cannot stand
HOPE: How I ended up singing on Stickney stage
Commentary: Audio: Lawmaker says as many as 50 percent of women who work at Legislature have experienced sexual harassment
The stupidest patents of 2017
Josephine "Josie" Kolodejchuk
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
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
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Health & Wellness
Carson Wentz out with apparent knee injury as Eagles clinch NFC East
August 26, 2013
N.D. grandparents sue son to see grandkids in 'unheard-of' lawsuit
GRAND FORKS -- In a lawsuit considered rare even among uncommon grandparents' visitation rights cases, a couple here have won court-ordered time with their grandkids during holidays, birthdays and summer vacation over the objections of the children's parents, one of whom is their...
August 26, 2013 - 11:44am
August 25, 2013
Renter beware: Rights, lease details often confusing for apartment hunters
GRAND FORKS -- Legal jargon and long lease contracts can lead North Dakota renters to misunderstand their rights and protections while renting...
August 25, 2013 - 12:00am
August 20, 2013
Spirit Lake 'power struggle' coming to Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS -- An appeals court has scheduled oral arguments Aug. 30 in Grand Forks on who should be recognized as chairman of the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe, but ousted Chairman Roger Yankton Sr. claims in a federal lawsuit that he remains the tribe's duly elected leader and the appeals...
August 20, 2013 - 9:59am
August 15, 2013
ND prosecutors on track for new drug law guidelines
Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday announced sweeping directives on federal drug prosecutions, but North Dakota's top lawyer says increased drug use in the western part of the state already has attorneys here following Holder's philosophy of focusing on big fish, not small offenders. For...
August 15, 2013 - 12:00am
August 1, 2013
Judge issues injunction against abortion law requiring doctors to have admitting privileges
FARGO - A Cass County judge issued an injunction Wednesday blocking a state law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges in local hospitals, less than 24 hours before the law would have gone into effect. Opponents argued the law would shut down the Red River Women's...
August 1, 2013 - 12:00am
Two N.D. abortion laws to take effect today
BISMARCK - Two of North Dakota's four new laws to restrict abortions will take effect today. One law says a woman will not be able to have an abortion more than 20 weeks into the pregnancy, which is when some say a fetus can feel pain. It is the only one of the four abortion laws...
August 1, 2013 - 12:00am
July 28, 2013
ND fighting 'useless battle' defending new abortion limits, says center founder
FARGO - The founder of an organization challenging one of the abortion restrictions approved by the Legislature this spring said the state is fighting a "useless battle" that will cost taxpayers with little chance of being taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court. Janet Benshoof, a native...
July 28, 2013 - 12:00am
July 27, 2013
Online information often used in divorce proceedings
FARGO -- Michael Gjesdahl's advice during divorce proceedings reads much like a Miranda warning. "Anything you post online may be used against you in a court of law." It's standard advice regarding employment, but in the past few years, local lawyers have been seeing more and more...
July 27, 2013 - 12:00am
June 5, 2013
UND law student to join Standing Rock prosecutors in first-ever partnership
GRAND FORKS -- For the first time, one of the University of North Dakota law school students fanning out to summer externships with judges, courts and other parts of the legal system will join a tribal court, at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Rachel Egstad, who has finished...
June 5, 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
May 15, 2013
Minnesota gay couples ready for married rights
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota's gay community never has known such joy. That joy showed Tuesday night as American and rainbow flags flew in front...
May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
January 31, 2013
ND AG to weigh in on sex ed grant legal issue
BISMARCK -- North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem will weigh in on the legal question said to be at the heart of North Dakota State University...
January 31, 2013 - 12:00am
November 28, 2012
A case of self-defense? Minn., ND differ in justifiable deadly force in home invasions
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Minnesota law and court precedent have established an objective standard for when the use of deadly force is justified as self-defense, said Clay County Attorney Brian Melton. But Joe Parise, managing attorney for the 7th District public defender office in Moorhead,...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
2nd petition calls for grand jury this time involving Measure 2 from primary election
WILLISTON -- A little-used provision of state law allowing citizens to petition for a grand jury investigation has been utilized for the second time in two weeks, with the man behind one petition drive saying there could be more to come. A petition filed in Williams County District...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
October 7, 2012
DUI: The offenders live with what they've done
FARGO -- Jason Spiess is thankful he only hit a tree. It was a week before Christmas in 2006. Spiess, a publisher and media personality who...
October 7, 2012 - 12:00am