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'New normal' reflected in ND taxable sales, purchases, official says
A man wrestled a rattlesnake to show off. He was bitten in the face and nearly died.
Hospital employees removed after photos show them giving newborn babies middle finger, calling them 'mini Satans'
Buildings topple as 7.2 magnitude quake hits Mexico
A university president held a dinner for black students - and set the table with cotton stalks and collard greens
crime and courts
nation and world
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Press to adapt new business brief policy
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Sailer wins national awards
Pets are family too; Evergreen celebrates Senior Living Week
What does a machinist do? Lathe donated to Dickinson Middle School
A family of veterans
Change of venue for campfire
Preseason poll projects 3rd place NCHC finish for UND
Yankees closer comes in to shut down Twins in tight game
Defensive dilemmas:Blue Hawks use bye week to make improvements
Dickinson High swimming and diving 10th at UND meet
Dickinson High cross country teams place 7th in Bismarck
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
Jacobs: Incumbency matters in ND, but it's no guarantee for reelection
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
Port: Poll show more North Dakotans want to see Senator Heitkamp replaced than re-elected
How reading can make you healthier and happier
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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July 28, 2017
'Honey, you've been scammed,' she was told. She lost her home of 30 years.
Barbara Barkley is 4 feet 10 inches tall. So she designed her home in Chesapeake, Va., just for herself, with all the counters and handles lowered....
July 28, 2017 - 7:42am
February 7, 2017
U.S., NY accuse firm of scamming 9/11 heroes, NFL retirees
NEW YORK - A company that advances money to people awaiting settlement payouts was accused by New York and federal regulators of scamming sick...
February 7, 2017 - 2:02pm
January 2, 2017
Imposters, identity theft made up ND's top consumer complaints in 2016
BISMARCK — Imposter scams and identity theft were the top consumer complaints in North Dakota in 2016, but those weren't the only problems...
January 2, 2017 - 4:20pm
April 7, 2016
New iTunes card scam apparently targeting Minot ‘grandparents’
MINOT -- Scammers posing as grandchildren and asking older Minot residents to buy them “iTunes” gift cards in varying high dollar amounts has caught the attention of the Minot Police Department’s crime prevention unit. Sgt. Aaron Moss of the unit said a merchant suspicious of...
April 7, 2016 - 6:00pm
March 8, 2016
Holten: The age of the scam
According to Mr. Dictionary, a scam is a dishonest scheme or a fraud. It is a swindle or a stratagem for gain and it might be something to pay...
March 8, 2016 - 5:04pm
February 3, 2016
'Do your homework on the front end', Donors cautioned about possibility of crowdsourcing fraud
FARGO -- Donors beware. That's the advice local police have for anyone thinking of donating money through a crowdsourcing website like GoFundMe. "We're always encouraging all of our citizens to do a back-check before they provide any funding," Moorhead Police Lt. Tory Jacobson said....
February 3, 2016 - 6:00am
December 22, 2015
Police Blotter: Valuable amount of property reported stolen from residence
A subject reported Monday afternoon that around $1,600 in personal property was stolen from a residence on the 900 block of Eighth Street East. There is a suspect. A sports bicycle valued at $700 was reported missing from the 600 block of South Main Avenue Monday afternoon. There...
December 22, 2015 - 11:08pm
November 17, 2015
Police Blotter: Traffic stop leads to drug arrest
Traffic stop leads to arrest on multiple charges A Dickinson woman was arrested on multiple drug charges Monday night in Dickinson during a traffic stop. Holly Capobianco, 35, was picked up on the 200 block of 10th Avenue East for possession of a controlled substance and possession...
November 17, 2015 - 11:53pm
October 27, 2015
Local law enforcement weighs in on scams reported in the area
It can be hard to imagine oneself, or anyone, being duped by a scam artist and losing money to them. One might they think they are too smart...
October 27, 2015 - 5:09pm
Cyber-security professionals say employees are biggest threat to network security
FARGO — Network security has more to do with smoke and mirrors than actual security at many companies today, according to Corey Steele, network security engineer for local voice and data network solutions provider High Point Networks. The self-taught cybersecurity expert gets paid...
September 27, 2015 - 12:08am
August 30, 2015
Attorney general office warns residents to be wary of scams
BISMARCK -- If a family member called and said he or she was in trouble, would you help? For some the answer is likely yes, which is why one scam is costing grandparents in North Dakota thousands of dollars each year. "We regularly have victims of the grandparent scam that...
August 30, 2015 - 9:00pm
March 21, 2015
When it doesn’t pay: Many work-from-home ads don’t work
FARGO — “Earn up to $1,000 a week without leaving your home. No experience or skills required.” Sound too good to be true? In most cases,...
March 21, 2015 - 8:44pm
August 1, 2013
Various scams cropping up around ND; Dickinson man continues fight against paving company
Sometimes scams are obvious, like when an email comes from a Nigerian prince, promising to make you rich if only you loan him some money first. Others are more subtle and prey on immediate needs, like repairs to automobiles or homes or driving privileges. One group has been calling...
August 1, 2013 - 12:00am
July 7, 2012
Online scams targeting renters, landlords
FARGO -- When Moorhead apartment manager Casey Thiessen started to look for a different home in the metro area, she went to the popular Craigslist.org...
July 7, 2012 - 12:00am