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What is a ‘blue alert’? And why was one sent to people across North Dakota?
Manhunt expands into eastern ND for suspect who tried to run over Bismarck police officer
Meridian responds to Davis Refinery concerns
Parents accused of holding 13 children captive charged with torture, child abuse
Volunteers needed to expand Lone Bear search to N.D. cities
crime and courts
nation and world
North Dakota counties to be treated equally in extension funding
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
Oil's sustained rise giving oilfield servicers time to prosper
Amazon narrows field for second headquarters location to 20
Public hearing shows mixed feelings towards proposed refinery on fringes of Theodore Roosevelt National Park
place a business brief
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
340 billion gallons of sludge spur environmental fears in Canada
Enbridge Line 3 protesters block entrances to Wells Fargo in downtown Duluth
North Dakota coal production up in 2017
A 66-year-old is about to run seven marathons in seven days on seven continents
Double check your accounts: Wells Fargo may have been charging you twice for online bills
Those box-top fundraisers? Just 'junk-food marketing' to kids, experts say
Does Champagne have to have bubbles?
There were over 12,000 poison control calls for people eating laundry pods last year
Magic G Afflalo suspended two games for throwing punch at Wolves' Bjelica
McFeely: In southeast North Dakota's Bison country, SDSU's Goedert has many fans
Former UND football players plead guilty in drug dealing case
No. 2 Roger Federer handles heat, cruises at Aussie Open
No. 1 Simona Halep ignores injury, beats Eugenie Bouchard in Australian Open
Commentary: An open letter to Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak
HOPE: Life's unexpected turns
LETTER: Support the Davis Refinery for western North Dakota
LETTER: Contact your senators to support DACA
Commentary: In court arguments, State of North Dakota argues that Heitkamp’s 2012 election victory couldn’t be verified
Daniel C. Smith
Virginia B. Loffelmacher
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
30 under 30
The Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
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.
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.
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