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Conversations about sexual assault have changed, but perceptions about victims persist
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Mike Jacobs: Hermit thrushes 'fall' into Grand Forks
Spotless for spring: 8 areas to deep clean for a sparkling home
Jack Cronquist, local Jack-of-all-trades, dies at 92
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Penguins clobber Capitals to take 2-0 series lead
Dickinson High boys golf finishes 12th at East-West Classic
DSU baseball settles for split after game one walk-off
Dickinson High pitchers stymie Sabers
Blue Hawk softball rolls, then falls in extras to Viterbo
Port: Hey Republicans, put Carlson and Wardner on the bench next session
ERICKSON: Don't just do something
HARROP: Can we think our way past robots?
Port: Things got a little weird at the end of North Dakota’s 2017 session
Port: Former Congressman Rick Berg not ruling out 2018 campaign
Frank H. @13@@10@Schafer, Jr.
Mary Margaret Wolf
Theodore M. Hecker
Mary Margaret Wolf
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
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
September 5, 2015
Two men accused in sex cases involving minors
WILLISTON — Two men arrested in separate incidents by the Williams County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday could face up to life in prison for allegedly sexually abusing underage girls. Justan Oppegaard, 24, and Richard Trottier, 52, both of Williston, are each being held on $1 million...
September 5, 2015 - 9:47pm
August 26, 2015
Highway Patrol plans sobriety checkpoint in Williams County
WILLISTON — North Dakota Highway Patrol troopers will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at a pre-determined location in Williams County Saturday. Alcohol saturation patrols will follow as the troopers are partnering with the Williston Police Department and Williams County Sheriff’s...
News/crime and courts
August 26, 2015 - 10:45pm
August 25, 2015
BLM opens comment period on energy lease parcel
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on a Determination of NEPA Adequacy for one parcel nominated for competitive oil and gas leasing in Williams County for a 30-day period ending Sept. 23. The lease sale is tentatively scheduled for Jan. 26, 2016. The preliminary...
August 25, 2015 - 12:06pm
August 13, 2015
Woman pleads not guilty to allegations of helping Williston sex operation
WILLISTON, N.D. — A Milwaukee, Wis., woman who police say was involved with a prostitution ring in Williston pleaded not guilty to a human trafficking charge in District Court on Thursday. Rasheda Ross, 38, is accused of helping to facilitate a commercial sex operation that...
August 13, 2015 - 6:55pm
July 22, 2015
Williams County to phase out man camps
WILLISTON — The Williams County Commission on Tuesday adopted new guidelines to phase out temporary housing, including crew camps, RV and trailer parks and modular homes. Mike Sizemore, director of Development Services, proposed guidelines that no longer accept new or renewed applications...
July 22, 2015 - 11:03pm
City of Ray says U.S. senator doesn’t have all the facts in labeling project a waste
RAY -– U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky blasted the northwestern North Dakota town of Ray this week for a sewer lagoon expansion he called a “costly gamble,” but a city official says the Republican senator failed to get all the facts. Paul features Ray in “The Waste Report,”...
July 22, 2015 - 3:59pm
Williams County boots man camps
WILLISTON -- The Williams County Commission on Tuesday adopted new guidelines to phase out temporary housing, including crew camps, RV and trailer parks and modular homes. Mike Sizemore, director of Development Services, proposed guidelines that no longer accept new or renewed...
July 22, 2015 - 3:58pm
Ray teen drowns while swimming in dam
RAY -– An 18-year-old man drowned Tuesday evening while he was swimming with friends at the Kota Ray Dam south of Ray, the Williams County Sheriff’s Office said. Dispatchers received a 911 call about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday that Justin Meckle of Ray had gone under water. Emergency...
July 22, 2015 - 3:10pm
June 18, 2015
Land Board approves $1.2 M in grants
BISMARCK – The Board of University and School Lands awarded more than $1.2 million Thursday to communities affected by rapid oil development. Three counties and three townships each received an energy impact grant totaling $205,378 for road maintenance and repair projects. The...
June 18, 2015 - 8:12pm
June 15, 2015
Man accused of attempted murder after stabbing
STANLEY — A man was arrested on a charge of attempted murder after a stabbing at a rodeo grounds in northwest North Dakota early Sunday. The Mountrail County Sheriff’s Department said John Daly, 23, of Wasilla, Alaska, was found with multiple stab wounds at the White Earth...
News/crime and courts
June 15, 2015 - 6:04pm
June 4, 2015
Charge added in Graves' human trafficking case
BISMARCK – A man facing federal human trafficking charges is now accused of forcing seven women to engage in sex for money after prosecutors...
News/crime and courts
June 4, 2015 - 1:23pm
June 3, 2015
Flooding may affect oil wells near confluence
WILLISTON — The company responsible for an oil spill last spring into the flooded Yellowstone and Missouri rivers has been ordered to shut...
June 3, 2015 - 11:02pm
April 29, 2015
Three major electric power grid projects gain Public Service Commission approval
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved Wednesday permits for three electrical power infrastructure projects in western...
April 29, 2015 - 5:41pm
April 20, 2015
Stark County gets affordable housing funding for vets
BISMARCK -- North Dakota’s Congressional delegation on Monday announced nearly $120,000 in federal funding to help homeless veterans and their families access affordable housing in the Dickinson and Williston areas. The funds will be used to distribute 25 vouchers, which can...
April 20, 2015 - 11:34am
April 17, 2015
Missing kayaker found dead in state park
WILLISTON, N.D. - A Williston man was found dead after a kayaking trip took a bad turn. John Drange, 35, was reported missing early Thursday morning when he was not found after a trip to Lewis and Clark State Park, according to a release from the Williams County Sheriff’s Office....
April 17, 2015 - 5:26pm