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Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
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
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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
March 4, 2015
Troopers find 136 pounds of pot, arrest two
BISMARCK -- Two California men were taken into custody Sunday afternoon after a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper found 136 pounds of marijuana. The driver, 22-year-old Andrew Xiong, and his passenger, 33-year-old Jerry Yang, both of Sacramento, Calif., were taken into custody...
News/crime and courts
March 4, 2015 - 11:59am
May 7, 2014
Should this be legal? Dickinson commissioners consider anti-hookah ordinance, but say more information is needed
City Commission members are weighing options for a possible hookah bar in Dickinson, but the idea could be up in smoke before it even starts. City...
May 7, 2014 - 11:21pm
April 3, 2014
Man who pleaded guilty in major Moorhead pot bust is arrested again
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Dilworth man sentenced to one month and 10 days in jail after pleading guilty in what police said was Moorhead’s biggest one-time pot bust has been arrested again. Moorhead police Lt. Tory Jacobson said police arrested Lawrence Kent Brink, 34, at his Dilworth...
News/crime and courts
April 3, 2014 - 11:13pm
February 4, 2014
Hemp provision in farm bill clears way for crop
GRAND FORKS — The new five-year, $480 billion farm bill passed by the Senate on Tuesday includes a tiny provision authorizing North Dakota and a few other states to grow research plots of cannabis as a farm crop. No, it’s not pot, but the version of the same cannabis species...
February 4, 2014 - 10:57pm
October 15, 2013
Dickinson couple's medical pot case likely headed to ND Supreme Court
FARGO -- A case involving a North Dakota couple who say they should not be prosecuted for medical marijuana is likely headed to the state Supreme Court. Brian Kuruc and his wife, Rebecca Larson, of Dickinson, were apprehended at a Casselton motel in January and charged with possession...
October 15, 2013 - 4:20pm
August 14, 2013
Prosecutor: Senator's passenger had pot, pipes
GRAND FORKS -- When Sen.
August 14, 2013 - 12:00am
December 6, 2012
Smokers celebrate around Space Needle and beyond as Washington legalizes marijuana
SEATTLE (AP) -- The crowds of happy people lighting joints under Seattle's Space Needle early Thursday morning with nary a police officer in...
December 6, 2012 - 9:08am
October 10, 2012
3 arrested in eastern Montana for transporting pot on Amtrak train
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Law enforcement officers in northeastern Montana have arrested three people suspected of transporting several pounds of marijuana on an Amtrak train. Roosevelt County officials received a tip that a passenger had a warrant out for his arrest in North Dakota....
October 10, 2012 - 11:58am
September 20, 2012
Court rejects effort to put medical pot back on ballot
FARGO -- A court challenge to put medical marijuana to a vote failed Wednesday when the North Dakota Supreme Court rejected the case. The court's denial means elections officials around the state can go ahead and print an estimated 400,000 to 450,000 ballots for the Nov.
September 20, 2012 - 12:00am
September 3, 2012
Medical marijuana backers seek inroads in South
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- The home state of the president who didn't inhale has become an unlikely front in the battle over medical marijuana. This fall, Arkansas will be the first Southern state to ask voters whether to legalize medical uses for pot, a move that offers supporters...
September 3, 2012 - 1:54pm
August 19, 2012
As issue strikes ND, a look at medical marijuana in Montana
As Secretary of State Al Jaeger reviews a medical marijuana ballot initiative, a Montana state legislator recommends sending it through the state assembly. In 2004, Montana passed a medical marijuana initiative through a general election which was hard to regulate, said Montana State...
August 19, 2012 - 12:00am
August 15, 2012
ND health officer: Medical marijuana carries risks
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's top health official and a supporter of medical marijuana are sparring about whether pot has health benefits. Health officer Terry Dwelle says the federal Food and Drug Administration hasn't approved marijuana as a medicine. Dwelle says there's increased...
August 15, 2012 - 10:26am
August 9, 2012
Medical marijuana measure expands Health Dept. duties
BISMARCK (AP) -- A proposal to allow North Dakotans to use marijuana as medicine will put the Health Department in charge of vetting the business plans of dispensaries, checking home pot gardens and reviewing the drug's labeling and potency. The citizen initiative gives doctors the...
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
August 6, 2012
ND likely to debate medical marijuana proposal
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota voters are likely to have a chance this fall to decide whether they should allow people to use marijuana for pain relief. Backers of medical marijuana turned in petitions with about 20,000 signatures to Secretary of State Al Jaeger's office on...
August 6, 2012 - 1:14pm
June 4, 2012
ND medical marijuana ballot measure approved
BISMARCK (AP) -- Secretary of State Al Jaeger has approved a ballot measure that would allow people to use marijuana legally in North Dakota for medical reasons. Jaeger's action Monday means supporters of medical marijuana may begin gathering signatures to put the issue on the ballot....
June 4, 2012 - 11:19am