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Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier making a run for freedom
ND Teamsters pin hopes on legislation to save pensions
Jan Murtha taking over as Dickinson city attorney
Blotter: Multiple potential overdoses reported over the weekend
Hoeven speaks to cabin owners about Jamestown Reservoir bill
crime and courts
nation and world
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
My honest list of thanks
Sending warm thoughts to veterans; women make patriotic quilts
'A Magical Medora Christmas' on the road: show includes stops at Dickinson and Medora
Celebrate 'Roaring Twenties' at Yuletyme
Let the countdown begin: Advent calendars symbolize time of anticipation
Midgets stumble in season opener
Paul Miller remains NDSU's point guard
UND cruises past Division III foe after big games
Michael Jordan turning into Vikings fan
Former DHS football player earns MIAC honorable mention
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Commentary: Sophia Wilansky got hurt because the #NoDAPL movement used violence as a tactic
Richard "Dick" Zalesky
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
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
The "Best of the Western Edge" Contest
Christmas Storybook Contest
The Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
The 2017 Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
June 10, 2015
Staff and funding cuts lead to unhelped victims
FARGO — A survey of domestic violence programs in North Dakota found that 375 victims were served in one day last year, with 32 requests for help going unfulfilled because of funding and staff shortages. The requests that most often went unmet came from victims seeking legal representation,...
June 10, 2015 - 11:09pm
June 3, 2015
West Fargo man accused of sexual assault of boy, girl
JAMESTOWN — A West Fargo man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he sexually assaulted an 11-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl last year. Matthew Derek Kriedeman was charged in Southeast District Court, in Stutsman County, with two counts of felony gross sexual imposition....
June 3, 2015 - 10:21pm
Police Blotter: Woman reports sexual assault on DSU campus
A 20-year-old female reported that she was sexually assaulted early Wednesday morning, an act which was reported on the campus of Dickinson State University. According to reports, officers spoke with the woman at the hospital to gather more information on the incident. The...
June 3, 2015 - 6:20pm
May 26, 2015
Man, 36, arrested in sexual assault of 14-year-old
BISMARCK — Bismarck man accused of sexually assaulting a girl, beginning in December when she was 14, could receive up to life in prison if convicted. Fabian Cabralas Harrison, 36, was charged Tuesday in South Central District Court in Burleigh County with four counts of felony...
May 26, 2015 - 11:05pm
May 12, 2015
Man points pistol at ex-girlfriend
UNDERWOOD — An Underwood man accused of sexually assaulting a woman and threatening her with a gun was charged Monday in South Central District Court in McLean County. Brady Joel Blotske is facing felony counts of gross sexual imposition, felonious restraint and terrorizing. If...
May 12, 2015 - 9:29pm
May 4, 2015
23-year-old Zap man accused of sex assault on teens
STANTON, N.D. -- A Zap man is facing the possibility of life in prison after charges were filed in South Central District Court on Friday alleging that he sexually assaulted two teenage girls. Michael Shane Kost, 23, has been charged with gross sexual imposition and sexual assault...
May 4, 2015 - 10:25pm
April 13, 2015
House strips funding from bill to improve sexual assault exam access
BISMARCK – A bill aimed at preventing rape victims from having to endure lengthy waits for sexual assault exams was stripped of its funding...
April 13, 2015 - 2:12pm
March 30, 2015
Bill intends to cut wait times for sexual assault exams
BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota lawmakers are considering a bill aimed at preventing rape victims from having to endure lengthy waits for sexual assault exams. State Sen. Carolyn Nelson, the bill’s main sponsor, said a young woman in western North Dakota had to spend almost...
March 30, 2015 - 3:41pm
February 6, 2015
Air base captain sentenced for sex trafficking charges
MINOT — A Minot Air Force Base missileer who was the leader of a violent street gang that arranged for the exchange of money for sex with underage girls, distributed drugs and gave alcohol to teenagers has been sentenced to 25 years in prison and dismissed from the military in his...
February 6, 2015 - 12:12am
January 28, 2015
Police Blotter: Man allegedly assaults roommate
A Dickinson man was arrested Tuesday after an alleged altercation at a residence near the 1900 block of Villas Court left his roommate with a broken leg. Derek Sheldon, 33, faces charges of aggravated assault, a Class C felony. Killdeer man arrested on corruption of a minor charges A...
January 28, 2015 - 10:16pm
January 24, 2015
Police investigate report of sexual assault near MSUM
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A sexual assault was reported near the campus of Minnesota State University Moorhead early Saturday morning. The incident occurred at about 3:10 a.m. in the 1400 block of Sixth Avenue South, according to Red River Valley Regional Dispatch logs. That street runs...
January 24, 2015 - 10:19pm
January 23, 2015
Day care employee cleared of sex charges
GRAND FORKS — All charges against a former Grand Forks day care employee were dropped earlier this month after two psychologists found the worker had likely made a false confession. Grand Forks County Assistant State’s Attorney Jason McCarthy, who prosecuted the case, filed a...
January 23, 2015 - 12:17am
January 10, 2015
Legislation would give students right to an attorney for disciplinary proceedings
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota legislators introduced a bill Thursday that would grant university students and student organizations the right to be represented by an attorney during university disciplinary proceedings. The bill, introduced by state Sen. Ray Holmberg, R-Grand Forks,...
January 10, 2015 - 6:36pm
December 2, 2014
Fort Yates man sentenced for sex assault
BISMARCK — A Fort Yates man was sentenced in U.S. District Court in North Dakota on Monday to 70 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a woman who was incapable of declining participation in the act. Austin Agard, 28, committed the sexual assault on Dec....
December 2, 2014 - 10:38pm
October 11, 2014
With no victim to testify, sex crime case falls apart
CAVALIER — The prosecutor in the case of Gregory Ray Kitchens said the victim’s recanting of her testimony partly led to the plea agreement with Kitchens, who was at one point charged with 26 counts of gross sexual imposition and who ended up getting no prison time on a reckless...
October 11, 2014 - 8:38pm