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Class-action lawsuit alleges Capella University lied about time, cost of advanced degrees
Spring flooding begins with flooded farmland along Red River
Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking arrested, refusing to answer questions, police say
George H.W. Bush hospitalized the day after funeral for his wife, Barbara
TRNP to hold community engagement meetings
crime and courts
nation and world
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
Why are tens of thousands of Americans still driving around with explosive devices in their cars?
Dakota Growers Pasta Company parent company eyes shift in brand group
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
39% of rural Americans lack access to rural broadband
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
'Tase me, and you'll see what happens,' an American Airlines flier said. Police did - 10 times.
An afternoon of fun: kids fair has a western theme
Saving England's children from the witches: DSU to present "The Witches:" by Roald Dahl
Life on the farm; Judy Hoff writes children's book
Building leadership skills; students graduate from program
DSU baseball drops final home game
Yankees tee off on Twins
Harden, Rockets ride record-setting quarter to rout over Timberwolves
Midgets girls tennis falls to Bismarck Century
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Commentary: The politics of North Dakota's big bad budget bind
Time to respond to reader feedback
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
April 9, 2018
North Dakota woman charged with adoption scam
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — When an Oregon couple became suspicious about a North Dakota woman who promised to procure a Native American baby for...
April 9, 2018 - 10:48pm
March 13, 2018
BLOTTER: Area PD warn of phone scam
The Dickinson Police Department is asking for information leading to the capture of Monique Muniz. Muniz is female, around 5 feet 6 inches and...
March 13, 2018 - 9:01am
February 19, 2018
Filing deadline extended for victims of scams involving Western Union
BISMARCK—The Federal Trade Commission has extended the deadline to May 31 for victims of fraud involving money transfers through Western Union to file claims to get their money back. As a result of a joint investigation by the FTC, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S....
February 19, 2018 - 6:00am
February 1, 2018
Bismarck woman loses $75K in romance scam
BISMARCK -- A 63-year-old Bismarck woman is out nearly $75,000 after wiring money to a person who contacted her last August over social media. Bismarck Police Sgt. Mark Buschena said the woman corresponded until Christmastime with who she thought was a "captain major with the United...
February 1, 2018 - 5:51pm
63-year-old Bismarck woman out $75,000 after social media romance gone awry
BISMARCK, N.D. - A 63-year-old Bismarck woman is out nearly $75,000 after wiring money to a person who contacted her last August over social...
February 1, 2018 - 1:33pm
October 21, 2016
Police Blotter: Craigslist-type scam affects Dickinson area
Area residents should be advised that a scam has been circulating through the area. The scam, which Dickinson Police Capt. Dave Wilkie said is...
October 21, 2016 - 6:59pm
March 10, 2016
Police Blotter: Costly online tractor scam reported
An individual reported Wednesday to the Stark County Sheriff’s Office that he had lost around $3,000 in a scam where he had tried to purchase...
March 10, 2016 - 8:59pm
December 31, 2015
Police Blotter: Costly scam reported
A female reported Wednesday that she was the victim of a “secret shopper” scam, where she wired $3,700 at the request of a supposed company through Western Union. The Federal Trade Commission writes that the scam usually works where a fake check is sent by an entity represented...
December 31, 2015 - 10:42pm
November 24, 2015
Police Blotter: Costly double-cashing of company check reported
Police were notified Monday afternoon of a check fraud valued at a total of around $5,900 involving a local business. The business submitted a physical check to a bank in South Dakota through a picture via a device, the former of which was then somehow taken and cashed at a bank in...
November 24, 2015 - 11:42pm
October 30, 2015
Massachusetts man ordered to repay North Dakota movie theaters more than $100,000
GRAFTON -- A Massachusetts man who allegedly took advantage of small North Dakota movie theaters has been ordered by the state Attorney General's Office to repay more than $100,000. Brian Vita of Peabody, Mass., is the sole owner of Cinema Service and Supply. He took advanced...
October 30, 2015 - 11:26pm
October 21, 2015
MDU warns of utility phone scam
Montana-Dakota Utilities is warning its customers of a phone scam where someone claiming to work for the company is threatening that utility service to be cut unless consumers pay a bill over the phone immediately. The company states that it does not operate in this manner, and...
October 21, 2015 - 11:18pm
August 24, 2015
Time share scam artist banned in North Dakota
BISMARCK -- An Oklahoma woman has been banned from doing business in North Dakota after allegedly deceiving customers with a timeshare company. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued a cease-and-desist order against Diahnn Cott of Miami, Okla. Cott violated home solicitations...
August 24, 2015 - 3:44pm
Bismarck woman,76, scammed out of $25,000
A 76-year-old Bismarck woman contacted police after sending more than $25,000 in money orders in the space of a week, believing that she was making a down payment on a large sum of federal restitution money. On July 14, the woman was contacted by a caller identifying himself as a...
July 24, 2015 - 11:06pm
July 16, 2015
Unaffiliated scammer calls for Trinity donations
Business owners in the Dickinson area received calls earlier this week from a scammer soliciting donations for Trinity High School without school affiliation. Dickinson Catholic Schools President Steve Glasser said Trinity was alerted of the con by a parent Tuesday. The caller...
July 16, 2015 - 3:18pm
May 2, 2015
Dickinson Police warn of Vivint scammers
The Dickinson Police are warning residents of a home security scam. The department received information from a Vivint Home Security representative that people in the Dickinson area are posing as Vivint consultants. But the security company does not know who these people are or why...
May 2, 2015 - 4:49pm