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Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
Petition for McKenzie sheriff removal could be filed this week
Standing Rock calls on DOJ to intervene in pipeline situation; DAPL explains land purchase
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
Steier signs with DSU women's golf
Dickinson State WR Skabo earns NSAA honor
NDSU football schedules Butler for game at Target Field
Eagles' stifling defense flusters Bradford, Vikings
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
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
August 20, 2016
Work release at Cass County jail still 'indefinitely suspended'
FARGO—Three months have passed since the Cass County Jail's work-release program was suspended over concerns about drugs making their way...
August 20, 2016 - 7:06pm
July 5, 2016
Son's suspected overdose death 'devastates' Fargo family
FARGO—The night before he died, Shane Driscoll came home to his parents' house, got things ready for the next day, took a shower and went...
July 5, 2016 - 8:31pm
July 2, 2016
Lawmaker warns people 'are going to die' due to ND's persisting mental health gaps
FARGO—A troubled man shoots and kills a Fargo police officer responding to a domestic incident, weeks before the shooter's wife says he...
July 2, 2016 - 5:05pm
Singer Prince died of accidental painkiller overdose says medical examiner
CHICAGO -- Music superstar Prince, who was found dead in his home in a Minneapolis suburb in late April, died of an accidental, self-administered...
News/Nation and World
June 2, 2016 - 3:02pm
May 28, 2016
Opiate crisis 'ravaging our families,' but two bills in Congress could help
FARGO--Congressional leaders from North Dakota and Minnesota are backing bills that would help stem the tide of a nationwide epidemic of opiate and heroin abuse and overdose that has claimed thousands of lives in the U.S. and has reared its head locally. At least 10 people have died...
May 28, 2016 - 11:15pm
March 20, 2016
Aunt of man sentenced in fentanyl overdoses, community leaders discuss what's been done about fentanyl in Grand Forks, and what's still left to do
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- David Todd Noye Jr. couldn't pack much for his flight to Michigan with his aunt and grandfather. He'd be staying for more...
March 20, 2016 - 6:17am
December 10, 2015
Two more arrested in 'Operation Denial' fentanyl investigation
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Two more suspects have been arrested on federal charges as part "Operation Denial," an international drug investigation that was initiated following the January overdose death of a young man in Grand Forks. Ronnie Lee Helms, 30, Ackworth, Georgia., and Braden...
December 10, 2015 - 5:46pm
December 8, 2015
Three charged in overdose death
MINOT, N.D. -- Three people are charged in Ward County in connection with the death of a 19-year-old man who overdosed on heroin and meth in July. The charges stem from an investigation that began on July 4 when the Ward County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report that Aidan Vanderhoef...
December 8, 2015 - 6:09pm
May 6, 2015
UND student died of fentanyl overdose, report says
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The recent death of University of North Dakota student Alex Davis was caused by an overdose of fentanyl, according to UND...
May 6, 2015 - 3:32pm
April 1, 2015
ND House passes bill providing immunity for those who report drug overdoses
BISMARCK — People who call 911 to report a drug overdose in North Dakota could receive immunity from criminal prosecution under a bill passed by House lawmakers on Wednesday. Members voted 92-1 to approve Senate Bill 2070. It passed the Senate unanimously in January. Rep. Diane...
April 1, 2015 - 9:30pm
January 13, 2015
Bill addresses fentanyl derivative
GRAND FORKS — A derivative of a drug under investigation by Grand Forks police could be added to the state's most severe drug category if a state legislative bill being heard today passes into law. An analog of fentanyl, called acetylfentanyl, would be added to the state's list...
January 13, 2015 - 10:57pm
January 6, 2015
Police investigate possible drug overdose death
GRAND FORKS — Police are investigating a suspected drug overdose that resulted in the death of an 18-year-old man in Grand Forks on Saturday, police said. Bailey Henke was found unresponsive by officers at about 12:15 p.m., according to a Grand Forks Police Department news release. Henke’s...
News/crime and courts
January 6, 2015 - 11:43pm
February 27, 2014
3 sentenced in synthetic drugs case: Mother of boy who died of overdose pleads for leniency for son’s dealer
FARGO — The mother of a teenager who died after taking synthetic drugs asked a federal judge Thursday for a reduced prison sentence for her son’s dealer, a 20-year-old who faced a mandatory sentence of at least 20 years for providing the fatal dose. As she spoke, Elijah Stai’s...
News/crime and courts
February 27, 2014 - 11:54pm