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Grand Forks Air Force Base airman charged with rape
NE ND farmer picked to lead state’s Farm Service Agency
Controversial pastor visits Dickinson: Rival pastor from Montana dragged from church after protesting
Trump halts big-game trophy decision
crime and courts
nation and world
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
UND rallies for stunning win at No. 1 Denver
Third time's a charm? DSU travels to third-straight NAIA first-round playoff game
Titans remain winless in State Volleyball Tournament
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Bison men claim first win knocking off Missouri State
Butler leads balanced Timberwolves over Mavericks
Letter: Small Business Saturday highlights year-round impact of shopping small
Letter: Stop valuing winning over governing
Letter: Technology can never replace relationship between students and teacher
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
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
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
The "Best of the Western Edge" Contest
Christmas Storybook Contest
The Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
The 2017 Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
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
October 11, 2014
With no victim to testify, sex crime case falls apart
CAVALIER — The prosecutor in the case of Gregory Ray Kitchens said the victim’s recanting of her testimony partly led to the plea agreement with Kitchens, who was at one point charged with 26 counts of gross sexual imposition and who ended up getting no prison time on a reckless...
October 11, 2014 - 8:38pm
October 4, 2014
Man accused of rape sentenced for aggravated assault
CAVALIER — A man accused of raping a woman multiple times last year in Cavalier was convicted of aggravated assault and other charges Friday. Seven counts of gross sexual imposition against Gregory Kitchens were dismissed Friday, according to court records. Kitchens, 47, of Cavalier,...
October 4, 2014 - 11:11pm
September 27, 2014
Montana ex-teacher re-sentenced to 10 years for rape
BILLINGS, Mont. — An ex-teacher from Montana whose month in jail for the rape of a 14-year-old student triggered public outrage was re-sentenced on Friday to 10 years in prison. Stacey Rambold, a former Billings High School instructor, pleaded guilty last year to one count of sexual...
September 27, 2014 - 9:33pm
September 10, 2014
Fargo man charged with raping, holding new bride captive
FARGO — A Fargo man faces felony terrorizing and domestic assault charges after holding a woman captive in a storage shed, cutting her repeatedly with a utility knife, raping her, choking her and threatening to kill her, prosecutors allege. According to court documents filed this...
September 10, 2014 - 10:47pm
August 15, 2014
Jury convicts man of raping women at gunpoint
GRAND FORKS — A 12-member jury returned a guilty verdict on all eight felony counts Friday morning against man accused of raping two women at gunpoint. Antonio Raheem Matthews was convicted in state district court in Grand Forks after the jury deliberated about 90 minutes. “A...
August 15, 2014 - 11:10pm
Defense moves to dismiss Dunn Center rape case
A public defender Tuesday filed a motion to dismiss rape charges against a Dunn Center man, saying in a hearing that the alleged victim’s unrelated...
July 15, 2014 - 11:42pm
April 30, 2014
Court: Montana teacher’s rape sentence too lenient
The Montana Supreme Court overturned on Wednesday a one-month prison sentence given to a former teacher for the rape of a 14-year-old student, a penalty that sparked outrage and drew criticism from women’s groups as too lenient. Montana district Judge G. Todd Baugh drew fierce...
April 30, 2014 - 11:05pm
April 25, 2014
19-year-old Fargo man accused of raping teen
FARGO — A 19-year-old Fargo man is accused of raping a younger teenager in her sleep at a Mapleton house party in February. Devin John-William Hillman was charged Wednesday in Cass County District Court with Class A felony gross sexual imposition and Class A misdemeanor corruption...
April 25, 2014 - 11:25pm
Oil Patch gets grants for fighting violence against women: Associate attorney general announces $3M for communities
On a visit to western North Dakota, Associate U.S. Attorney General Tony West announced $3 million in funding for tackling Oil Patch violence against women, especially on reservations. The funding is twofold — the $2.1 million will take an on-the-ground approach for service providers...
April 25, 2014 - 11:11pm