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ND senator one of few Democrats to vote for short-term funding bill; Klobuchar said Senate working on agreement
Protesters gather for a second women's march in nation's capital
ND economic summit to address farm stresses
Congress returns to work Saturday as lawmakers press to keep shutdown short-lived
ND oil industry missed October's flaring target, revised numbers show
crime and courts
nation and world
Why events specifically targeted to women in agriculture need to continue
$50K 'sorry': ND couple wins CRP payment limit appeal
Facebook will now ask users to rank news organizations they trust
Will millennials kill Costco and Sam's Club?
Law grads in N.D., S.D. and Minn. see good opportunities, comparatively low debt
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
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
'Minneapolis Miracle' speaks hope in despair
Long-lived houseplants often become heirlooms
Caregiver health must be considered, too
A story of two Vikings: NFL, norsemen come to life
Homegrown Vikings defense on Super Bowl push: 'This is our destiny
Autopsy: Halladay had morphine in system during crash
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Ahmad Rashad, neighbor Michael Jordan cheer on Vikings
Twins streak of no salary arbitrations likely to end
Commentary: Trump has greatly helped the Senate career of Sen. Heitkamp
Commentary: North Dakota does not need primary enforcement for seat belt use
And now the rest of the story
Commentary: An open letter to Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak
HOPE: Life's unexpected turns
Ronald "Ron" Schauer
Valeria Ann Praus (Kovash)
Pauline "Pauli" Galster
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
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The Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
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
April 14, 2015
Man charged in scam to buy former Coast Guard cutter
BISMARCK - A 56-year-old man has been apprehended in North Dakota and stands accused of bilking a Virginia woman out of more than $1 million, including $600,825 to buy retired U.S. Coast Guard cutter Acushnet, formerly the USS Shackle.
April 14, 2015 - 6:18pm
June 25, 2014
Roughrider Electric scammer claiming customers owe money
HAZEN — Roughrider Electric Cooperative is warning its members about a scam trying to get money. The Hazen-based company said a customer reported a caller claiming to be a Roughrider Electric representative. The caller said the customer owed approximately $600 on her electric bill....
June 25, 2014 - 4:27pm
June 12, 2014
Callers posing as FSA attempt to scam farmers
Callers posing as FSA attempt to scam farmers People posing as Farm Service Agency agents are fraudulently requesting personal information from farmers, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Callers identify themselves to farmers as Farm Loan Services representatives...
June 12, 2014 - 11:29pm
May 13, 2014
Officers warn of asphalt paving scam in Dickinson
As construction season starts to heat up in North Dakota, Dickinson Police officers are warning residents of an alleged construction scam after an anonymous tipster alerted authorities that so-called “gypsy pavers” are back in the area.
May 13, 2014 - 2:11pm
February 7, 2014
Consolidated warns of cellphone call-back scam
Consolidated in Dickinson has issued a warning about the latest cellphone scam, known as the “one-ring scam.” According to a press release, Better Business Bureaus across the country are seeing a rash of repots of “ring and run” on cellphones where returning a missed call...
February 7, 2014 - 10:40am