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Families of seven North Dakota governors reminisce at former residence about to be torn down
Twin Cities sees heat advisory on first day of fall
Unoccupied personal car of police officer riddled with gunfire in West Fargo
No till, no problem: Restoring soil health boosts profits, reduces pests
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Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
Better than Betty: How to make your very own baking mixes like a pro
Get ready for pea milk. It doesn't taste like peas and it's not even green.
Sailer wins national awards
Pets are family too; Evergreen celebrates Senior Living Week
What does a machinist do? Lathe donated to Dickinson Middle School
'Recipe for success': Titans trending upward thanks to team mentality
Leading by example: As Midgets host Braves, seniors look to turn a corner
Dickinson High volleyball sweeps Turtle Mountain
Wild earn 1-0 win over Jets in second game of preseason
Ex-teammate Ramirez can feel Sano's pain
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Port: Podcast: Hoeven accuses Heitkamp of “scare tactics” on Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill
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November 10, 2015
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
January 13, 2015
Affirmative consent policies for sexual contact on the books at several universities
MOORHEAD — California drew a lot of attention last fall when the state required colleges to adopt a standard of affirmative consent for sexual contact. In other words, a rape is not defined by a victim who said “no,” but a victim who didn’t say “yes.” The yes-means-yes...
January 13, 2015 - 11:06pm
Study: With no consequences, would you rape women?
GRAND FORKS — It’s all about phrasing. In a study, about a third of the men responding said if there weren’t any consequences, they would rape a woman as long as the act wasn’t defined as “rape.” The research was spearheaded by Sarah Edwards of UND’s Department of...
January 13, 2015 - 11:04pm
December 26, 2014
Other Views: Review of NDSU’s alert policy needed
The police response in the immediate aftermath of the physical and sexual assault of three North Dakota State University female students suggests NDSU should review policy. The incident precipitated what looked like uneven application of warning and/or notification protocols about...
December 26, 2014 - 6:02pm
December 22, 2014
NDSU did not notify students after assault near campus
FARGO — North Dakota State University did not alert students and staff Saturday evening when three female students reported they were physically and sexually assaulted by a knife-wielding, masked man in their apartment, which is across from the NDSU Police and Safety Office. “Because...
December 22, 2014 - 9:15pm
November 8, 2014
Wahpeton man pleads guilty in ‘sextortion’ case
FARGO — A Wahpeton man pleaded guilty Wednesday in what the U.S. Attorney’s office believes is North Dakota’s first known case of “sextortion.” Charges filed in U.S. District Court against Dustin Coleman, 22, alleged he threatened underage girls with information gleaned...
November 8, 2014 - 9:52pm
October 16, 2014
Man gets life sentence for rapes
GRAND FORKS — A Grand Forks district judge sentenced a 21-year-old man to life in prison without parole after he was convicted in August of raping two women in their Grand Forks apartment last fall. In August, a jury found Antonio Raheem Matthews guilty of eight felonies including...
October 16, 2014 - 11:50pm