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Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
'The complete package'
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
James "Jim" Danks
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
July 30, 2016
Volunteers restoring Dakota border's history half-mile at a time
HANKINSON—Dean Brandenburger was driving to church on a Saturday evening when a pinkish flat stone embedded in the gravel road that skirted...
July 30, 2016 - 8:43pm
July 18, 2016
Drug arrest of Sadek family attorney not expected to affect wrongful death lawsuit from proceeding
FARGO — The arrest on drug charges of a Florida attorney who was assisting in a wrongful death lawsuit against Richland County, N.D., and...
July 18, 2016 - 7:34pm
June 20, 2016
West Fargo woman seriously injured in rollover
NEAR MOORETON -- A West Fargo woman was seriously hurt when she rolled her pickup and was thrown out of the vehicle in a crash near here Saturday afternoon. Around 4 p.m. June 18, Marissa Cutler, 21, was heading south on Interstate 29 around mile marker 22, north of Mooreton, when...
June 20, 2016 - 10:40am
May 3, 2016
Parents of drug informant to seek 'significant amount' from Richland County in wrongful death lawsuit
FARGO -- A lawyer for Tammy and John Sadek says the couple plans to file a wrongful death suit in the case of their son, Andrew, whose body was...
May 3, 2016 - 8:04pm
January 20, 2016
Lawsuit against deputies ends in $142,000 settlement for excessive force
WAHPETON -- A lawsuit claiming two Richland County deputies used excessive force in a 2011 traffic stop has been settled with a $142,500 payout. Christopher Miranowski, Adam Nelson and Derek Grund claimed in the federal lawsuit filed in 2012 that they were cursed at, threatened and...
January 20, 2016 - 8:30pm
December 15, 2014
Man sentenced in the killing of Montana teacher
SIDNEY, Mont. -- While announcing the sentencing of Lester Waters Jr. just before noon Monday, District Judge Richard A. Simonton said that while...
News/crime and courts
December 15, 2014 - 4:32pm
August 21, 2014
‘These people had us chasing phantoms:’ Couple in dispute with agency over crop damage caused by pesticide sprayer
MOORETON — Don and Cathy Heitkamp believe they’ve been battling a “phantom sprayer” in their quest to get to the bottom of a pesticide...
August 21, 2014 - 4:25pm
August 5, 2014
ND health department confirms first case of West Nile Virus
BISMARCK - A Richland County woman in her 50s has contracted the West Nile Virus, the first confirmed human case this year in North Dakota, the state Department of Health said. The woman has not been hospitalized with her illness, a news release said. At this time last year,...
August 5, 2014 - 12:16pm
June 14, 2014
‘Rampant’ off-roading damages federal lands: Vehicles found stuck leads to investigation
WATFORD CITY — Vehicles going off-road into the Little Missouri National Grasslands of western North Dakota are doing “deplorable” damage...
June 14, 2014 - 10:48pm
May 21, 2014
Man won’t face death penalty for murder of Montana teacher
SIDNEY, Mont. — Prosecutors said Tuesday they will not pursue the death penalty against a Colorado man suspected of killing a teacher in Montana. Richland County Attorney Mike Weber has given up on capital punishment for 25-year-old Michael Keith Spell, who is accused of kidnapping...
News/crime and courts
May 21, 2014 - 11:09am
March 29, 2014
Deputy demoted for mishandling report of missing teen
WAHPETON — A Richland County deputy was demoted to a corrections job after an internal investigation found he mishandled the report of a 15-year-old girl who was rescued from a ditch two days after she was reported missing. Richland County Sheriff Larry Leshovsky said Friday that...
March 29, 2014 - 10:42pm
March 13, 2014
Woman injured when van hits train
WALCOTT — A 21-year-old Wyndmere woman was injured in a collision with a train near here Thursday morning. The woman was driving a white minivan in Richland County about 5 miles south of Walcott when she struck a Red River Valley & Western train about 10 a.m. Authorities said...
March 13, 2014 - 4:14pm
September 15, 2013
2 arrested after high-speed chase in northwest N.D.
WATFORD CITY -- Two Washington residents were arrested by McKenzie County Sheriff's deputies on drug and fleeing charges Saturday afternoon after an approximately 40-mile pursuit high-speed chase through northeast Montana and northwest North Dakota. Christopher Russell, 33, and April...
September 15, 2013 - 6:43pm
November 27, 2011
Hickson secession petition filed
HICKSON -- A petition to secede from Cass County to Richland County has officially been filed by a group of upset citizens here, but the county boards will likely decide whether to let the measure come to a vote. The petition, which would shift part of Cass County to neighboring...
November 27, 2011 - 12:00am