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Minnesota heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths
Residents of halfway house found two men dead from overdoses - their drug counselors
Reducing the stigma: One in five ND students with learning disabilities drops out of high school
Gladstone horses going to Triple H horse rescue
ND police chief concerned with change in state’s concealed carry weapon laws
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Five tried-and-true ways to bring farmhouse style into the 21st century
Keep clutter under control with these clever organizing products
In my 20s and 30s, I accepted nearly every wedding invitation; now I RSVP no
What happens when you're laid off while pregnant?
What happens when a spouse dies in the middle of a divorce?
Need for speed: Trinity’s Kram hoping for repeat as sprinting champion
UND lands commitment from touted Canadian prospect
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
McFeely: The Hamid Shirvani disaster tour continues
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum and the Land Board need to get in control of their bureaucrats
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
McFeely: Carson Wentz 'rejuvenated' as year two begins, Eagles head coach says
Elsie Emma Steffan
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
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
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
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