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United Airlines bars girls from flight to Minneapolis for wearing leggings
Trump to sign order on Tuesday easing energy regulations
Major bills in ND Legislature likely headed for compromise
After healthcare flop, White House seeks help from Congress on tax
SD forum planned this week on protecting Arab, Muslim, Sikh, and South Asian communities
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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
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Millennial credit history may be leading to higher interest rate loans
It's time to move: ABLE sets campaign goal of $500,000 to complete construction of 4 group homes
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
Among fresh faces, Tar Heels make it to Final Four in win over Kentucky
South Carolina defeats Florida for first Final Four berth
Wild play better as they pick up point, but Red Wings win in OT
Kinglets can brighten a March day
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Veeder: Motherhood means holding on tight as you're letting go
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Karl J. Paluck
Edwin "Ed" V. Novotny
Robert "Bob" E. Hanson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
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
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
February 14, 2017
Legislators fear law allowing persons to go free when reporting overdoses isn't being followed
FARGO—Security at Sanford's urgent care clinic in south Fargo found a woman dead in the passenger seat of a car in the parking lot earlier...
February 14, 2017 - 6:29pm
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