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Lululemon comes to Fargo: Clothing brand opens its first ND store in West Acres
Oilfield waste facility proposed for McKenzie County in western ND
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Moorhead lawyer fights two-decade war on circumcision
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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
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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
4 family-friendly games to spice up any Turkey Day gathering
Devoted owners do anything to keep pets healthy
All grownups need reminders about younger self
Getting a dog might just save your life
Wild's Jason Zucker is already down $17,600 -- and he's hoping for more
Second-half surge sends Eagles to 8th straight win: Wentz tosses two TDs in 37-9 rout
Pistons hang on for 100-97 win over Timberwolves
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bison get No. 2 seed for FCS playoffs, host winner of NAU, San Diego
MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Too tall, too dominating: Nebraska's strong start leads to 92-70 win over UND
COMMENTARY: Don't let #MeToo turn into a witch hunt
Commentary: GMOs provide additional food choices
Letter: Get something ‘constructive done’
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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
December 3, 2013
Trucker accused of kidnapping, abusing female relative in semi for six months
MOORHEAD, Minn. – For six months, a trucker from Utah allegedly held a 19-year-old woman captive and sexually abused her while making deliveries around the country. It was ultimately a trip through Clay County in western Minnesota that led authorities to arrest the trucker and free...
December 3, 2013 - 9:43am
Man charged in alleged robbery, sexual assault
GRAND FORKS -- A man suspected of breaking into a Grand Forks apartment and raping and robbing two women at gunpoint has been charged with multiple felonies. Antonio Raheem Matthews, 20, of Grand Forks, was in custody on unrelated municipal warrants when he was arrested Tuesday...
October 3, 2013 - 12:00am
June 4, 2013
Judge opts for downward departure on rape sentence
FARGO -- A 20-year-old North Dakota man facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in prison for rape has been sentenced to five years. A Fargo jury in February convicted Jermaine Jones of Class AA felony gross sexual imposition, which carries a sentence between 20 years and...
June 4, 2013 - 9:08am
March 3, 2013
8 women share personal stories of rape in Fargo native's documentary
FARGO -- Ten years ago, Dena Wyum was raped at a party as an 18-year-old freshman at North Dakota State University. "That was sort of my 'welcome to college,'" the Mayville woman says dryly. Now a women and gender studies lecturer at NDSU, Wyum uses her experience to raise awareness. "That's...
March 3, 2013 - 12:00am
January 19, 2013
At Spirit Lake, disputed progress
FORT TOTTEN -- In the nearly four months since the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs took over child protection services on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation, tribal and BIA officials say they're working well together, the system has been made more professional and accountable and...
January 19, 2013 - 12:00am
August 25, 2012
Hoeven: GOP abortion plank won't hurt Romney
FARGO -- Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., says the hardline pro-life plank of the Republican Party's 2012 platform reflects the long-held stance of the GOP and won't derail Mitt Romney's bid to wrest the White House from the Democrats. The draft platform calls for a human life amendment...
August 25, 2012 - 12:00am
August 23, 2012
Mo. Senate candidate Akin's rape remark sparks disbelief among North Dakotans
FARGO -- For one Fargo woman, Missouri Rep. Todd Akin's words about women's bodies preventing pregnancies after what he termed a "legitimate...
August 23, 2012 - 12:00am
September 25, 2010
Elgin police chief charged with 52 felonies
BISMARCK (AP) -- A southwestern North Dakota police chief and former state district judge has been charged with 52 felonies accusing him of molesting...
September 25, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2009
Keeping quiet about life-changing assault
"If you ever tell, this is what I will do to your family," said a man to a frightened girl after he shot and killed her kitten in front of her.
April 9, 2009 - 10:54pm