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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'
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
Advice for struggling Wild winger Coyle: shoot the puck
Dunn rising as talks of Rubio trade persist
Timberwolves to buy NBA D-League affiliate in Iowa
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
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
January 6, 2016
Fire-related charge against Leith mayor dismissed days before trial
BISMARCK – Less than a week before trial, a judge on Wednesday dismissed a charge against the mayor of Leith that stemmed from the burning of an abandoned home previously owned by white supremacist Craig Cobb. Mayor Ryan Schock had been scheduled for a jury trial to start Tuesday...
January 6, 2016 - 8:06pm
November 18, 2015
Leith mayor won’t let empty lot go to wrong person
CARSON, N.D. — Leith Mayor Ryan Schock had his checkbook ready Tuesday, prepared to buy an empty lot in town that was sold for back taxes at the Grant County Courthouse. He didn’t want the property. Instead, he wanted to avoid a fiasco such as two years ago when a white supremacist...
November 18, 2015 - 11:30pm
September 27, 2015
Craig Cobb documentary screened in Mott
MOTT -- People packed the Playhouse Theatre on Saturday to attend a screening of a documentary portraying notorious neo-Nazi Craig Cobb’s attempt...
September 27, 2015 - 10:23pm
August 24, 2015
Film telling white supremacist’s saga to be shown
BISMARCK -- "Welcome to Leith,” a documentary of the attempted white supremacist takeover of a village in Grant County will be shown for the first time in North Dakota in theaters in Bismarck and Mott. The showings at the Grand Theater in Bismarck will begin at 7 p.m. Sept....
August 24, 2015 - 5:53pm
June 17, 2015
Other Views: Avoid repeat of Leith
FARGO -- A white supremacist who tried and failed to establish an enclave of like-minded people in Leith is trying again. This time Craig Cobb and his people are eyeing Antler, a town of about 20 people near the Canadian border in Bottineau County. After his run-in with the law because...
June 17, 2015 - 2:38am
February 12, 2015
Teacher that stood up to hate says he is a target: Man who protested white supremacist now caught up in smear campaign
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — Scott Garman is a well-liked special-education teacher, a faith formation instructor at his church and a Little League...
February 12, 2015 - 9:54pm
February 6, 2015
Leith mayor charged with letting house fire get out of control
BISMARCK -- The complaint in an unusual case charging Leith Mayor Ryan Schock with failing to control or report a dangerous fire is based on an investigation conducted by a special agent for the Bureau of Criminal Investigation. The misdemeanor complaint against Schock was filed...
February 6, 2015 - 7:20pm
January 29, 2015
‘Welcome to Leith’ gets Sundance premiere: Film about town’s fight against white supremacists packs film festival theaters
By Lauren Donovan The Bismarck Tribune SALT LAKE CITY — The headline-grabbing story of the tiny town of Leith taking on a white supremacist...
January 29, 2015 - 10:21pm
July 18, 2014
Leith mayor: Celebration isn’t about Cobb: White supremacist says he may not stay in his new home for too long
BISMARCK — When organizers approached the Leith City Council last spring about a 105th anniversary celebration for the small town beleaguered...
July 18, 2014 - 12:15am
July 12, 2014
Craig Cobb’s new town watchful, open-minded: Former Leith resident, Nazi in Sherwood
SHERWOOD — Near the end of U.S. Highway 28, past fields of wheat, soybeans and lemon-yellow canola lies a sleepy town where residents are friendly,...
July 12, 2014 - 12:05am
June 16, 2014
White supremacist Cobb denied request to transfer probation to Missouri
BISMARCK – The state of Missouri has refused to supervise the probation of a white supremacist convicted of terrorizing and menacing residents in the small North Dakota town he tried unsuccessfully to turn into an all-white enclave. Craig Cobb was sentenced April 30 to four...
June 16, 2014 - 12:37pm
May 30, 2014
White supremacist Cobb requests probation transfer to Missouri
BISMARCK – A white supremacist who pleaded guilty to terrorizing and menacing residents in the small North Dakota town of Leith should learn by mid-June whether the state of Missouri will accept his probation transfer. Craig Cobb was sentenced April 30 to four years of supervised...
May 30, 2014 - 5:04pm
May 4, 2014
Cobb case leaves lasting impacts in ND: AG says white supremacist’s actions painful for small town, but some good came of it
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s top law enforcement official says the recent controversy involving a white supremacist’s failed attempt to convert...
May 4, 2014 - 11:12pm
April 29, 2014
White supremacist Cobb to be released on probation
BISMARCK – A white supremacist accused of terrorizing people in the small North Dakota town of Leith will serve four years of supervised probation...
April 29, 2014 - 1:55pm
April 14, 2014
White supremacist Cobb set for sentencing April 29
BISMARCK – A sentencing date is set for April 29 for a white supremacist accused of terrorizing people in Leith, the small southwestern North Dakota town he targeted for a takeover last year. Craig Cobb entered guilty pleas Feb. 27 to one charge of felony terrorizing and five...
April 14, 2014 - 11:15am