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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
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
March 11, 2014
Meeting in the middle: Belfield, South Heart schools asks for public input for new facility
“Would you support a 7-12 school between Belfield and South Heart?” That is one of the questions on a survey Belfield Public Schools sent to residents of its district last week. “Basically we would like to know if the majority of the people in our district would support something...
March 11, 2014 - 11:44pm
Watford City voters approve bond for new high school
WATFORD CITY — Voters in this rapidly growing city overwhelmingly said yes Tuesday to a $27 million bond referendum to finance a new high school. Ninety percent of voters supported the bond measure, which means the McKenzie County School District can proceed with financing a $50...
March 11, 2014 - 11:29pm
March 2, 2014
The boom’s ‘epicenter:' Oil Patch hub Watford City adjusts to burgeoning population, financial questions
WATFORD CITY — There are days, Brent Sanford said, when he struggles to wrap his head around everything happening in his hometown. Ten years...
March 2, 2014 - 1:25am
February 13, 2014
Technology in the classroom: Dickinson High School learning from hiccups, tablets help engage students
Despite a few technological hiccups, use of tablet computers in Dickinson High School classrooms has been going well. The school purchased 150...
February 13, 2014 - 11:17pm
February 9, 2014
Child care at ‘tipping point’: North Dakota rolls out Bright & Early program to boost school readiness, recruit and retain providers and workers
BISMARCK — As a population boom puts pressure on North Dakota’s supply of child care services, the state is rolling out a program that officials hope will boost school readiness for kids and help recruit and retain workers for providers struggling to keep their facilities fully...
February 9, 2014 - 12:23am
January 31, 2014
TV station agrees with schools to bar reporter from covering them for 90-day period
MOORHEAD, Minn. — To prevent one of its reporters from being charged with trespassing, a local TV station signed a deal with school officials in Fargo and Moorhead agreeing not to assign school stories to that reporter for 90 days. Police in Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo investigated...
January 31, 2014 - 11:28pm
January 29, 2014
Man could be charged for swiping items from school lost-and-founds
FARGO — A man visited four public schools in Fargo on Wednesday morning looking for lost-and-found items, and in some cases, he took clothing that he planned to sell, police said. The man went to three elementary schools and a middle school, and each time he registered in the...
News/crime and courts
January 29, 2014 - 10:52pm
TV reporter won't be charged for hidden camera school expose
FARGO — A local TV reporter who faced possible criminal charges for entering schools without permission in Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead, Minn., will not be charged in Fargo, according to a city prosecutor. A spokeswoman for West Fargo Public Schools said it’s likely that...
January 29, 2014 - 10:49pm
January 17, 2014
$9.9 million elementary addition approved
TIOGA - A $9.9 million bond issue for an elementary school addition and expansion of the high school cafeteria has been approved, according to the unofficial results of a vote held Thursday. The vote count was 218 for and 81 against. It will become official when the Tioga school...
January 17, 2014 - 4:48pm
January 2, 2014
Police forward case on TV reporter to prosecutors
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead police have forwarded the case of a Valley News Live reporter, who entered three area elementary schools without permission last month, to county prosecutors to decide whether to file a criminal charge. On Dec. 11, reporter Mellaney Moore wore a hidden...
January 2, 2014 - 7:29pm
December 25, 2013
Old Fryburg school could become lodging facility
FRYBURG — Long in the works, the sale of the old school complex here to be turned into a lodging facility could be completed early next year. Though...
December 25, 2013 - 4:42pm
December 17, 2013
West Fargo police say district will decide whether TV reporter to be charged
WEST FARGO — West Fargo police say school officials will decide whether a Valley News Live reporter will face a criminal charge for a hidden-camera story that showed her entering a West Fargo elementary school without permission. A spokeswoman for the district said school officials...
December 17, 2013 - 10:01pm
December 13, 2013
Fargo police investigating TV station after hidden-camera report
FARGO – After Fargo school officials reviewed their own security tapes, a third metro law enforcement agency has opened an investigation into whether a Valley News Live reporter broke the law by entering three area elementary schools without permission. And the district’s...
December 13, 2013 - 11:30pm
December 12, 2013
Police investigate Valley News Live reporter after report on school safety
FARGO — Two local police agencies are investigating a Valley News Live reporter after the television station aired a hidden camera report Wednesday night showing her walking inside three area elementary schools without anyone stopping her. The story, meant to reveal holes in school...
December 12, 2013 - 10:33pm
November 22, 2013
Schools across the state are seeing population growth
More than a decade ago, many North Dakota schools — especially those in rural areas — were facing declining enrollments. Since the oil boom hit at the end of the last decade, that trend has reversed, and not just in the Oil Patch but throughout North Dakota.
November 22, 2013 - 10:17pm