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State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
November 10, 2015
Williston man has felony rape charge dropped to misdemeanor
WILLISTON - A Williston man who was facing a possible life sentence if convicted of rape will not go to trial after pleading guilty to misdemeanor charges as the judge and the man’s attorney questioned the validity of the charges and took a dig at law enforcement. Dominic...
November 10, 2015 - 4:30pm
July 28, 2015
Police Blotter: Ethanol rail car catches fire in Richardton
The Stark County Sheriff’s Office responded to an ethanol rail car that caught on fire around noon Friday on the 3000 block of Highway 85 in Richardton. The fire was reportedly extinguished by employees before the Richardton Fire Department arrived. An engineer told authorities...
July 28, 2015 - 11:21pm
June 30, 2015
Police Blotter: 2 face possession of marijuana, related paraphernalia
A Dickinson man and woman made their initial appearances in court Monday for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class B felony and a Class A misdemeanor, respectively. Amanda Jean Molbert, born 1994, and Robert Mathew...
News/crime and courts
June 30, 2015 - 11:32pm
May 22, 2015
Police Blotter: Man faces 6 drug-related counts
A Dickinson man was served an arrest warrant Friday and is facing four drug-related felony charges and two misdemeanors. Michael Williams, born 1968, was allegedly found in possession of methamphetamine, cocaine and tramadol -- a prescription narcotic-like pain reliever -- all...
News/crime and courts
May 22, 2015 - 3:43pm
October 10, 2012
Washington man faces jail time for reckless driving
A Washington man could face jail time for four misdemeanors and one infraction charge stemming from a July incident in Dickinson. "We have a whole mess of cases here," Judge William Herauf told Nathan L. Streitt, who did not have an attorney to represent him at Tuesday's pretrial...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
April 7, 2012
The problem with possessing human waste: Dickinson Police are seeing more people carrying urine
Area drug users carrying around other people's urine or synthetic urine is becoming an issue, officials say. "We see it on average probably two times a month where somebody will have urine," Dickinson Police Capt. David Wilkie said. "It's a problem." Authorities said some drug users...
April 7, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
ND voters want stiffer animal cruelty laws
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota voters would overwhelmingly support raising penalties for "extreme and malicious" acts of animal cruelty to felony levels, according to a poll commissioned by the Humane Society of the United States. The state is one of three that treat extreme cruelty...
February 8, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2010
City breaks own rules
The city of Dickinson paid about $200,000 to a contractor while he was unlicensed and a $90,000 Armory roof project was not approved by the City Commission as city ordinance requires. City leaders say they will look more closely at how projects are handled in the future, from licensing...
May 23, 2010 - 12:00am
April 1, 2010
Pet waste can pack hefty fine
With the weather getting nicer, some pet owners may want to take their companions for walks, but beware, there is punishment involved for letting...
April 1, 2010 - 12:00am
March 11, 2009
Bill seeks charges against truant students' parents
BISMARCK -- Parents who are chronically negligent in seeing that their children attend school could face misdemeanor criminal charges under a bill heard in the House Wednesday. Senate Bill 2217 was introduced by Mandan legislators after school officials there convinced them that...
March 11, 2009 - 11:42pm
January 23, 2009
Prosecutors, lawmakers propose felony hunting charges
BISMARCK -- Under current North Dakota law, a person who wants to shoot deer or ducks illegally can kill dozens or hundreds and no matter how egregious the acts, only be charged with misdemeanor crimes and lose his hunting privileges no more than three years. It's time to put the...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am