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Officer-involved shooting in Bismarck triggers multiple schools to shelter in place
Fargo mayor: New diversion plan could be out in 30 days
Marshals Service arrests DAPL protester on pretrial release violation
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North Dakota counties to be treated equally in extension funding
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
Oil's sustained rise giving oilfield servicers time to prosper
Amazon narrows field for second headquarters location to 20
Public hearing shows mixed feelings towards proposed refinery on fringes of Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
340 billion gallons of sludge spur environmental fears in Canada
Enbridge Line 3 protesters block entrances to Wells Fargo in downtown Duluth
North Dakota coal production up in 2017
A 66-year-old is about to run seven marathons in seven days on seven continents
Double check your accounts: Wells Fargo may have been charging you twice for online bills
Those box-top fundraisers? Just 'junk-food marketing' to kids, experts say
Does Champagne have to have bubbles?
There were over 12,000 poison control calls for people eating laundry pods last year
Twins bring back Kaat as special assistant
Magic G Afflalo suspended two games for throwing punch at Wolves' Bjelica
McFeely: In southeast North Dakota's Bison country, SDSU's Goedert has many fans
Former UND football players plead guilty in drug dealing case
No. 2 Roger Federer handles heat, cruises at Aussie Open
Commentary: An open letter to Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak
HOPE: Life's unexpected turns
LETTER: Support the Davis Refinery for western North Dakota
LETTER: Contact your senators to support DACA
Commentary: In court arguments, State of North Dakota argues that Heitkamp’s 2012 election victory couldn’t be verified
Daniel C. Smith
Virginia B. Loffelmacher
Donald & Angela
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Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
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March 2, 2017
20 years after stranger raped Minnesota woman, a suspect is charged
ST. PAUL—It was a summer day in 1998 when a man offered to help a woman he just met fix her phone. He followed her to her apartment just...
March 2, 2017 - 8:52pm
October 31, 2016
'Justice was not served': Some want gap in ND sex-crime laws fixed
FARGO—When Brooke Sauskojus woke up to find her friend sexually assaulting her, she was so shocked she couldn't move. She pretended to...
October 31, 2016 - 10:27pm
October 13, 2016
Minot man accused of raping a child in Bismarck in 2011
BISMARCK -- A 37-year-old Minot man was charged Thursday with sexually assaulting a young boy in 2011.Authorities allege Russell Everett Jr....
October 13, 2016 - 5:39pm
June 7, 2016
Pressure builds on judge over California sexual assault case
Senator Barbara Boxer on Tuesday decried a California judge's decision to sentence a college athlete to just six months in jail for sexual assault,...
June 7, 2016 - 10:55pm
May 31, 2016
Man pleads not guilty to rape, giving meth to minor
DALLAS, S.D. -- A Dallas man pleaded not guilty recently to raping a minor and giving her methamphetamine, among other charges. Donald Story, 51, pleaded not guilty on May 17 to 10 criminal charges related to harming a 14-year-old, including two counts of rape, two counts of distributing...
May 31, 2016 - 3:37pm
December 29, 2015
Islamic State ruling aims to settle who can have sex with female slaves
WASHINGTON - Islamic State theologians have issued an extremely detailed ruling on when "owners" of women enslaved by the extremist group can have sex with them, in an apparent bid to curb what they called violations in the treatment of captured females.
December 29, 2015 - 6:25pm
November 25, 2015
Men officially charged in rape, attempted killing
WIILISTON, N.D. -- Two Williston men accused of raping and attempting to kill a 24-year-old woman and leaving her almost naked in freezing temperature last Friday were charged Wednesday in Northwest District Court. Jean-Michael Kisi, 21, was charged with gross sexual imposition, criminal...
November 25, 2015 - 9:02pm
November 10, 2015
Man sentenced to 15 years in rape of two NDSU students
FARGO--An Argusville man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for the rape of two international college students here last winter. "I...
November 10, 2015 - 11:35pm
Williston man has felony rape charge dropped to misdemeanor
WILLISTON - A Williston man who was facing a possible life sentence if convicted of rape will not go to trial after pleading guilty to misdemeanor charges as the judge and the man’s attorney questioned the validity of the charges and took a dig at law enforcement. Dominic...
November 10, 2015 - 4:30pm
October 13, 2015
Masked man in Cavalier charged in raping woman for ‘ruining’ his life
CAVALIER — A masked Cavalier man is being held on a $500,000 bond after a woman accused him of dragging her by the hair into her garage, threatening her with a knife and raping her. Daniel Wirtz, 47, is sitting in jail on one count of gross sexual imposition, a Class AA felony,...
October 13, 2015 - 6:17pm
September 22, 2015
70-year-old man pleads not guilty to sexually abusing child relative
GRAFTON, N.D.--A rural Pisek, N.D., man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges alleging he sexually abused his child relative when she was between the ages of 3 and 6. Floyd William Sirman, 70, was charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child, a Class AA felony, in Walsh County...
September 22, 2015 - 11:39pm
June 19, 2015
State asks court to dismiss charges against Knodel
FARGO — Prosecutors say the media, the public and even the judge caused the case against teacher Aaron Knodel to drag on. In a motion to dismiss the remaining two charges against the 2014 North Dakota Teacher of the Year accused of having sex with a former student in 2009, state...
June 19, 2015 - 12:43am
May 30, 2015
Rights activists protest award for ex-Montana judge who blamed victim of rape
A small group of women's rights activists rallied in Montana on Friday to protest a lifetime achievement award for a state judge censured for suggesting that a 14-year-old girl was partly to blame for her rape by a teacher. More than two dozen protesters led by the Montana chapter...
May 30, 2015 - 11:51pm
March 14, 2015
Calls for safety escorts at NDSU jump after December attack
FARGO — When Urelle Stangler was a freshman, her late-night walks from the library to her dormitory at North Dakota State University weren’t without fear. “It’s a little bit creepy at night just walking on your own,” she said. In these sorts of situations, worried students...
March 14, 2015 - 7:37pm
February 4, 2015
Hearing delayed in rape case near NDSU campus
FARGO — A judge delayed a hearing Wednesday for an Argusville man accused of breaking into a north Fargo apartment and sexually assaulting three women at knifepoint. Stanley Joe Busche’s defense attorney asked that a preliminary hearing on the rape charges Busche faces be pushed...
February 4, 2015 - 11:00pm