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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
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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
Bison safety's family moves from Florida to Fargo to capture his senior season
Titans roll over Southern McLean, win third straight game
Bowman County blows out Heart River
Beach Buccaneers top Wildfire for region win
Miners blank rival Hazen
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Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
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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
March 15, 2014
Changing the conversation: Words carry power in sexual, domestic assault discussions
FARGO — Women with short hair are not common targets of sexual assault. Carrying an umbrella can stop a potential perpetrator. These myths and others about sexual assault are found in the viral article, “Through a Rapist’s Eyes.” The 16-point list and similar documents...
March 15, 2014 - 11:49pm
SD man gets 40 years for raping child during video chat: Bullis eligible for parole in 2033
MITCHELL, S.D. — A Mitchell man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for raping a young child while video chatting online. Joshua Bullis, 31, appeared in court Friday at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. Judge Tim Bjorkman sentenced Bullis to 70 years in...
March 15, 2014 - 10:57pm
March 12, 2014
Second alleged victim comes forward in trucker kidnapping case
FARGO — A second woman has come forward to tell authorities she was a kidnapping and rape victim of the accused “vampire trucker” authorities arrested in November at a Moorhead truck stop. Timothy Jay Vafeades, 54, appeared Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Fargo on kidnapping,...
March 12, 2014 - 7:05pm
March 8, 2014
Grafton jury convicts man of sex assault on preteen girl
GRAFTON — A Grafton man faces up to 20 years in prison after being convicted this week of one count of sexually assaulting a preteen girl in 2005. The same jury could not reach a verdict on two similar counts. The jury in state district court in Grafton on Monday found Jose Martinez,...
March 8, 2014 - 10:01pm
February 20, 2014
Dunn Center rape case to go to trial: Defendant says sex was consensual
MANNING — A Dunn Center man will go to trial for an alleged rape that seriously injured a woman, though he said the sex was consensual. At...
February 20, 2014 - 10:02pm
December 10, 2013
Montana State cracks down on fraternity after rape report
Montana State University has ordered members of an off-campus fraternity to attend classes on sexual assault prevention and imposed a ban on hard liquor there after a female student reported being raped at a frat house party where alcohol was served. Announcing the sanctions on...
December 10, 2013 - 11:32am