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Former Playboy model says Trump tried to pay her after being 'intimate'
Teenager shot by fellow student at Maryland high school is brain dead, will be removed from life support, family says
Negotiations with Manitoba could end more than 15 years in court in fight over northern ND water project
Trump replaces H.R. McMaster as national security adviser with John Bolton
'A new language' of sight: North Dakota man learning how to use high-tech “bionic eye” system
crime and courts
nation and world
Fewer tourists are visiting the US under Trump. Canadians didn't get the memo.
It's easy to hate Facebook, but it's much tougher to quit
YouTube bans firearm sales and how-to videos, prompting backlash
It's not just Facebook. Big Tech revolt has begun, Nomura says
ND Health Department pulls proposed cottage foods rules
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
A barber tried for years to cut an autistic boy's hair. Then they had a breakthrough.
No, the pope did not convince Stephen Hawking to believe in God on his deathbed
Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
Sparkling wines are not created equally
Where communities thrive: Megan Klassen shares love of Dickinson through her work
Ferebee, Kludt receive All-State nods
DHS boys and girls track and field teams sweep opening meet
Hoff, Rambousek among locals to qualify for USA Gymnastics Region 4 Championships
Cinderella Loyola-Chicago advances to Elite 8
Seventh inning rally helps Blue Hawks sweep Viterbo
Commentary: North Dakotans could enjoy an additional $33.8 million in savings thanks to the Trump tax cuts
COLUMN: The wisdom of youth, the burden of potential
COLUMN: Recognizing Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
COLUMN: March 29th National Vietnam War Veterans Day
OPINION: Secretary Perdue -- a True Partner for North Dakota
Anthony "Tony" Karsky
Margaret M. Anton
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
Tilted Tulip, many things for many people
New clothing store opens in Bowman
Dickinson 4-H and FFA chapters continue to prepare students
Viola LaFontaine leads Mott-Regent schools, set to retire at the end of the year
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
30 under 30
February 11, 2018
For safety reasons, prison to consider separating Crews from other inmates
FARGO—Convicted killer Brooke Lynn Crews is still being held at the Cass County Jail, segregated from other inmates, awaiting transfer...
February 11, 2018 - 3:02pm
January 27, 2018
N.D.'s data-driven push to reduce prison populations follows growing trend among states
FARGO—North Dakota, bucking a national trend of continued declining imprisonment rates, saw its imprisonment rate climb 3 percent and its...
January 27, 2018 - 4:04pm
January 26, 2018
Escaped federal inmate caught going back into prison with snacks, booze and home-cooked food
A 25-year-old inmate of the Jefferson County Correctional Center in Texas was caught Thursday, Jan. 25 red-handed and well-stocked going back...
January 26, 2018 - 1:30pm
July 30, 2013
Jamestown prison guard hospitalized after attack by inmate
JAMESTOWN - A Jamestown prison guard was hospitalized Sunday after being attacked by an inmate who authorities say will face felony charges. Guard Jeremiah MacDonald was talking to an inmate about 1:10 p.m. in one of the dormitories of the James River Correctional Center when another...
July 30, 2013 - 9:27pm
April 24, 2013
Stark County man gets prison for felony inappropriate contact with a minor
A Stark County man was sentenced Tuesday in Southwest District Court to 6-1/2 years in prison after he accepted a deal with the state to plead...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
July 7, 2012
Former prison warden banned from property
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's retired state prison warden will no longer be allowed on Corrections Department property after revelations that he did not inform authorities a decade ago that a State Penitentiary inmate had downloaded child pornography. Corrections Director Leann...
July 7, 2012 - 12:00am
June 12, 2012
Report: Time behind bars increases in ND
Inmates in North Dakota and across the country are spending more time behind bars than they did 20 years ago, according to a report from the Pew Center on the States in Washington, D.C. Officials said it is good for the public but not the defendant. "A lot of these cases are being...
June 12, 2012 - 12:00am
April 20, 2012
New England's Dakota Women's Correctional Rehabilitation Center: Part II: Securing a prison
NEW ENGLAND -- Armed with nothing more than a can of pepper spray and knowledge of pressure points, Capt. Michelle Westling and Capt. Lenore...
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am
April 3, 2011
The cost to do time
Far less juveniles than adults are in lockup in North Dakota, but it costs more than twice as much to keep them in a corrections center, officials say. Stark County Commissioners signed an agreement with the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation last month to...
April 3, 2011 - 12:00am
June 6, 2010
A year ago today 4 fugitives took on local law enforcement
Four Alabama fugitives who were involved in a standoff near Gladstone that ended a year ago today cost Stark County nearly $80,000, officials...
June 6, 2010 - 12:00am
March 14, 2010
Program keeps convicts at jobs
Some individuals who have been sentenced to serve time at the Southwest Multi County Correction Center in Dickinson are given the opportunity...
March 14, 2010 - 12:00am
February 19, 2009
Senate OKs $67 million for prison addition, remodel
BISMARCK - The state Senate this morning passed the bill that funds a $67 million construction project at the North Dakota State Penitentiary in Bismarck. Senate Bill 2030 includes replacement of a 100-year-old cell house, new medical and administration facilities and more segregation...
February 19, 2009 - 8:53am
January 15, 2009
Ex-FBI agent sentenced to 40 years in 1982 killing
Former FBI agent John Connolly was sentenced Thursday to 40 years in prison for the 1982 mob-related killing of a Miami gambling executive. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Stanford Blake imposed the sentence after rejecting defense claims that a four-year statute of limitations had expired...
January 15, 2009 - 8:45am
February 20, 2008
Lawmakers juggle costs of new or remodeled prison
BISMARCK -- Remodeling the current State Penitentiary to hold 1,000 inmates would cost $32 million to $45 million less than building a new penitentiary from scratch, but the cost of operating the remodeled prison would cost about $33 million more over 20 years. That was the latest...
February 20, 2008 - 12:00am
January 30, 2008
Prison staff pleads for better facilities
BISMARCK -- The State Penitentiary's medical director and two corrections officers pleaded with legislators Tuesday to adopt a building plan that will ease the dangers and health hazards that exist in the older parts of the prison. They spoke at the Legislature's interim Correctional...
January 30, 2008 - 12:00am