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Federal judge appoints special master to review material seized from Trump lawyer
UPDATE: County sheriff issues evacuation order after Wisconsin refinery explosion
Rounds doesn't support Senate bill to protect Mueller, believes special prosecutor safe
New technology expands capacity for learning with virtual reality
Senate panel advances bill to protect Mueller from firing, but it's unlikely to become law
crime and courts
nation and world
Facebook didn't read the terms and conditions for the app behind Cambridge Analytica
Federal regulators meet with industry, tribe to discuss flaring challenge
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
Want to work for Ikea? Your next interview could be conducted by Russian robot.
Subway plans 500 U.S. store closings amid global growth
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
Minn. man believes old batteries used in foundation robbed him of health, home
Dangerous E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce expands, with 19 states affected
After alarming findings last year, ND's tick season arrives again
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
When it comes to wine, what are tannins?
Report: QB Mayfield expected to go No. 1 to Browns
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
Hurdling into history: Trinity’s Knopik sets school record in 110-meter hurdles
DHS tennis drops battle to Williston
Former DSU coach Roger Huffman leaves legacy behind
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp begins biggest campaign of her political life…with a recycled ad from 2012?
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Paula Ann Bluemer
Emma J. Jaeger
James E. Schloss
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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February 11, 2014
Devils Lake man gets 30 years for sex abuse on reservation
A Devils Lake man previously convicted of murder has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually abusing a girl at the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday. Erick McKay, 40, pleaded guilty in November to two counts of abusive...
February 11, 2014 - 3:28pm
January 25, 2014
Police training seen as key step in fighting human trafficking
Some crimes just follow money. Whether it’s a group of guys flying into New Jersey for the Super Bowl or lonely men on the prairie with money to burn in their pockets, drug dealers and human traffickers know there is a market for their product. Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and...
January 25, 2014 - 5:59pm
January 23, 2014
Police seek man suspected of scamming N.D. churches
WILLISTON -- A child sex offender from California has been scamming churches in several central North Dakota towns, according to the Williams...
January 23, 2014 - 3:21pm
January 17, 2014
Montana man arrested on sex charges in New Town
NEW TOWN – A Montana man accused of having sex with a minor while he worked as a counselor in Billings was arrested Friday in New Town. Brad Douglas Johnson, 36, of Laurel, Mont., was wanted on two counts of felony sexual intercourse without consent, according to a news release...
January 17, 2014 - 7:59pm
January 15, 2014
Grand Forks man accused of luring girls for sex
GRAND FORKS -- A Grand Forks man has been arrested on suspicion that he had lured juvenile girls online and had sex with several of the victims, ranging from 13 to 17 years old, according to police. Eric Scott Sansburn, 29, was identified by investigators as the person behind several...
January 15, 2014 - 12:47pm
January 7, 2014
Jamestown woman accused of having sex with underage boys
JAMESTOWN — A 26-year-old woman faces criminal charges after allegedly having sex with a series of boys ages 14 to 17 she met by using a smartphone app. Trisha Lynn Bliss of Jamestown pleaded not guilty in Stutsman County District Court on Thursday to two counts of gross sexual...
January 7, 2014 - 8:29pm
October 30, 2013
Former teacher, Catholic youth worker could face life in sex abuse trial
GRAND FORKS -- A North Dakota science teacher had sex last year in a Grand Forks hotel with a 14-year-old girl after he met her in a Catholic parish on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation and bought her pink and black dresses, high heels, jewelry and underwear, say prosecutors....
October 30, 2013 - 10:53pm
September 25, 2013
Fugitive believed to be driving stolen car
FINLEY -- A Minnesota man suspected of stealing a motor home escaped from authorities by running through a North Dakota cornfield, then riding a lawn tractor and is now believed to be driving a stolen car. Authorities are looking for Dylan Klade driving a red 2006 Pontiac G6 four-door...
September 25, 2013 - 9:51am
August 5, 2013
Former Press sports editor pleads not guilty on sex charges
BISMARCK -- The former sports editor for The Dickinson Press has pleaded not guilty to one count of attempted human trafficking. Bobby Abplanalp, 29, was arrested June 14 in Bismarck and charged with the Class A felony that carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison. Abplanalp...
August 5, 2013 - 12:14pm
July 16, 2013
Miles City teacher sentenced for solicitation
MILES CITY, Mont. -- A former sixth-grade teacher in Miles City has been sentenced to 13 years with the Department of Corrections for engaging in online sexual conversations with someone he thought was a teenage girl. Brian James Thompson, 32, of Glendive was sentenced July 10 by...
July 16, 2013 - 3:00pm
June 13, 2013
Press Sports Editor arrested in Bismarck
Dickinson's Bobby Abplanalp was one of two men arrested in Burleigh County on Wednesday and charged Thursday with the Class A felony of attempted...
June 13, 2013 - 5:00pm