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Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
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
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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
October 7, 2016
N.D. social worker pleads guilty, loses license in child drowning case
BISMARCK — A McHenry County social worker avoided jail time but must resign and surrender her social work license after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from a drowning-related investigation that also led to charges against several state Department of Human Services...
October 7, 2016 - 2:28pm
August 5, 2016
Criminal case against DHS employees ‘unraveling,’ prosecutor seeks dismissal of remaining charges
BISMARCK – The prosecutor who accused the director of North Dakota’s largest state agency and four other current or former employees of impeding...
August 5, 2016 - 3:29pm
June 15, 2016
Driver killed, 2 injured in collision near Velva
VELVA -- A 19-year-old Minot man was killed and two others were injured in a two-vehicle collision late Tuesday afternoon in McHenry County. Authorities identified the driver as Nashdan Podruchny, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Podruchny was driving a northbound Subaru...
June 15, 2016 - 3:50pm
March 14, 2016
After fatal pool visit, rules on taking kids swimming about to change for day cares
BISMARCK – New rules drafted one month after a 5-year-old girl was found unresponsive in a public pool in Velva last summer will soon require North Dakota child care providers to obtain written permission from parents before taking their children swimming. The changes, which will...
March 14, 2016 - 11:52am
February 17, 2016
DHS officials face conspiracy charges related to investigation into drowning incident
BISMARCK – The head of North Dakota’s largest state agency is accused of conspiring to block an investigation into a child care provider whose license was expired when a 5-year-old girl under its care drowned last summer. Department of Human Services Executive Director Marget...
February 17, 2016 - 5:12pm
January 1, 2016
Couple comes together despite tragedy, dies hours apart
VELVA, N.D. -- When Arne Hjelmstad, 89, died Saturday night, his adult children decided to wait until the morning to tell his wife and their...
January 1, 2016 - 10:33pm
February 25, 2015
ADM cuts biodiesel output as industry hit by weak margins
NEW YORK — Archer Daniels Midland, one of the world’s top biofuels producers, has slowed North American biodiesel output, the latest sign the industry is battling uncertainty over U.S. renewable fuel policy while the oil rout curbs demand. The Chicago-based agri business has...
February 25, 2015 - 10:19pm
13 Highway Patrol troopers coming to western North Dakota
More North Dakota Highway Patrol troopers are coming to the Oil Patch. Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced in a press release 15 candidates graduated from the Law Enforcement Training Academy on Friday, 13 of which are heading to oil and gas-producing counties. “Putting more troopers...
July 25, 2014 - 11:53pm
February 28, 2014
Farmers Union looking for injection of young growers
JAMESTOWN — Most people know it as the North Dakota Farmers Union, but new president Mark Watne likes to remember its longer “official”...
February 28, 2014 - 12:14am
July 1, 2011
Velva welcomes evacuees back
VELVA -- "I got a house for sale! Do you wanna buy one?" Dennis Oster said, grinning ear to ear. "It's empty and ready to go!" His wife Chris...
July 1, 2011 - 12:00am
June 29, 2011
Minot, area towns focus on recovery
MINOT --As the Souris River slowly recedes after devastating this city with floodwaters, officials are focusing more on recovery efforts and the future. Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced Tuesday that Maj. Gen. Murray Sagsveen will coordinate statewide flood recovery efforts and begin...
June 29, 2011 - 12:00am