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Education savings account bill generates opposition
Dayton's 70th birthday not what he wanted
Man sentenced to life in prison for Spirit Lake homicide
Don't publish this, don't say that: Agencies put under scrutiny by Trump
Protesters vow to battle Trump's 'poor decision' to revive pipeline
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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'
MILLER: Summit/MVFC rivalries outweigh Big Sky destinations for UND
Sources: UND set to leave Big Sky and join Summit, Missouri Valley conferences
NFL sideline reporter Andrews beat cancer during season
Kerr on NBA players' All-Star voting: 'There were 50 guys on there that had no business getting votes'
Steelers' Roethlisberger unsure of future, considering retirement
Port: Self defense legislation would legalize what most of us would consider murder
Jacobs: ND higher ed in the crosshairs
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
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
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
December 15, 2016
Finding a solution: As prison population grows, officials focus on treatment for drug addiction
GRAND FORKS — Sitting behind his desk on a recent snowy morning, Grand Forks Police Chief Mark Nelson described the recent spike in drug...
News/crime and courts
December 15, 2016 - 9:36pm
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