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Oil industry workers split between Trump and Clinton
Piepkorn renewing his attacks on refugee settlement earning rebuke from Strand
Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
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
Watford City to host triple header concert
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
World Series Cinderellas deserve to be in Fall Classic
Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet of top team
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Martin R. Harnisch
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
November 21, 2013
Mon-Dak customers being scammed
Montana-Dakota Utilities is warning its customers of a telephone scam that has surfaced in parts of its service territory, according to a release from the organization Thursday. The utility company is instructing customers who receive calls from an individual who states that service...
November 21, 2013 - 9:03pm
November 19, 2013
Devils Lake woman a victim of ‘grandparent scam’
DEVILS LAKE -- A 79-year-old Devils Lake woman lost $10,000 after being victimized in a “grandparent scam,” police said. According to Devils Lake Police Department, the woman was contacted by telephone Friday by someone who said her grandchild was in jail in Peru and would...
November 19, 2013 - 3:59pm
August 27, 2013
Dickinson Police warn of online housing scam
There is a new scam targeting people looking for housing in southwest North Dakota online, according to a press release sent by the Dickinson Police Department. The scam entails the usage of property for sale, property for lease or rental property, wrote Sgt. Kylan Klauzer. The information...
Bakken/crime and courts/local/News
August 27, 2013 - 5:10pm
July 12, 2013
NDDOT warns of driver's license scam
FARGO -- The North Dakota Department of Transportation is warning the public about a phone scam that involves callers claiming to be from the state driver's license division. People have reported receiving calls stating their driving privileges are in jeopardy and that fees must...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
May 28, 2013
Attorney general warns of telephone lottery scam
BISMARCK -- The state's top attorney said Tuesday that "if you are asked to send money before you can receive your prize, it is always a scam." Millions of dollars have been stolen from people around the country by callers based in Jamaica claiming people have won a cash lottery...
May 28, 2013 - 3:13pm
May 14, 2013
Construction scam costs property owner
Consumer beware. Scams aren't limited to door-to-door magazine sales or over-the-phone schemes. As the demand for construction work increases...
May 14, 2013 - 12:00am
April 24, 2013
If it sounds too good to be true... Dickinson residents confronted with telephone, walk-up scams
If it seems too good to be true, it probably is. Although those words could have just as easily come from your mother, they sum up the message...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
BBB warns of phony online auto dealers
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
December 6, 2012
AG's office warns of rampant phishing scam
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Attorney General's Office is warning residents about a phishing scam in which phone users receive a recorded message stating that their bank account has been locked because of suspicious activity and that they should dial "1" to find out more information. Some...
December 6, 2012 - 12:00am
November 30, 2012
Yes ma'am, sounds like a scam
While afar on a Thanksgiving holiday, a call came in from 459-121-8344. There is rarely reason to answer the phone during a fine meal and conversation with family -- and I didn't. However, the call came in again, and again, and again, and again, and again and... you get the point. Something...
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 24, 2012
Dickinson woman the target of phone scam
A Dickinson woman was the target of a lottery scam Tuesday claiming she had won $45 million, according to the Dickinson Police Department. Alicia Walla of Dell Avenue received a call from someone who identified themselves as New Jersey police officers stating she had won the lottery...
May 24, 2012 - 12:00am
March 13, 2009
ND Officials warn of bogus company
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says scam artists are using North Dakota's reputation for honesty to con people across the country. Stenehjem says the phony company is using the business name "Premier Financial Lenders." He says complaints have come in across the country claiming...
March 13, 2009 - 6:04am
February 3, 2009
Bank scam hits Dickinson
Dickinson residents reported receiving phone calls Monday from somebody wanting their Western Cooperative Credit Union account information. Melanie Stillwell President and CEO of WCCU, said the calls are a scam. "It just states that their cards have been compromised and in order...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am