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ND rural schools expand class offerings through online courses
FBI hate crime rate down in ND, but may be missing 7 Fargo cases
Divide dahlias in fall for winter storage
Report: Fargo man arrested, charged with ‘terroristic threats’ in Nebraska
crime and courts
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N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
North Dakota has potential to tap federal drone integration program
American Crystal piles record-high tons
Deadline approaches for hay assistance
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
Getting a dog might just save your life
Missing: Four cats. Reward: $100,000
The reviews are in for Josh Duhamel in ‘Call of Duty: WWII,’ and he did pretty OK
The "Best of the Western Edge" Contest
Denver uses power-play goals to get split
Century wins third straight Class A volleyball title
Raiders end Blue Hawks season in first-round rout
Oshie, Holtby guide Capitals past Wild
Experience will guide Twins as they weigh extensions for budding stars
Commentary: GMOs provide additional food choices
Letter: Get something ‘constructive done’
Letter: Learning is a team sport
Letter: Small Business Saturday highlights year-round impact of shopping small
Letter: Stop valuing winning over governing
Elizabeth "Betty" Zent
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Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
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
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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
January 24, 2015
Police investigate report of sexual assault near MSUM
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A sexual assault was reported near the campus of Minnesota State University Moorhead early Saturday morning. The incident occurred at about 3:10 a.m. in the 1400 block of Sixth Avenue South, according to Red River Valley Regional Dispatch logs. That street runs...
January 24, 2015 - 10:19pm
Prosecutors lack DNA in home-invasion rape case near NDSU
FARGO — Authorities don’t yet have any DNA evidence implicating a man accused of rape in a home invasion at a north Fargo apartment last month, a hole the defense attorney claims could sink the case. Hopes of linking Stanley Joe Busche to the alleged rapes of two North Dakota...
January 24, 2015 - 10:12pm