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Former vice president Joe Biden jumps into White House race
Sanders gets tough reception at minority women's event, signaling challenges ahead
In rare move, judge overturns jury's conviction in South Dakota assault case
Suspect in custody following bomb threat at Bismarck bank
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Measles cases break record since disease was eliminated in United States in 2000
Twitter launches reporting tool to curb misinformation during elections
Ranchers deal with record snowfall as calving season hits stride
Burgum signs bill allocating up to $5M per biennium to energy research
Microsoft awards $100K grant to UND for drone industry innovation
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The U.S. becomes top oil producer globally -- The economic and educational cost of oil in the Bakken
Federal judge declares Trump's push to open up Arctic, Atlantic oceans to drilling illegal
Report: Unsafe levels of coal ash contamination found in North Dakota groundwater
New Energy presses on with ND cellulosic ethanol plant plans
Rob Port: Public Service Commission says North Dakotans can be charged for green energy policies in other states
Lost Italian: No matter its origin, the Dutch Baby Pancake is delicious
Ambrosi: The many joys of the humble potato
The Monday Mark: Happy Earth Day
How to divide a dogwood, strawberry types, Juneberries and more
Bursack: Mom lives with daughter, but that needs to change
Verlander stellar again as Astros drop Twins
'Our new season': Midgets softball showing signs of improved play
Jung, Perkins, among Lions all-star selections
United shut down Zlatan, Galaxy, to earn scoreless draw
Two more Blue Hawks earn a spot at nationals
Bender: The liberals fight back
Port: The fight over NDSU’s Dunbar Hall reveals an ugly truth about our priorities in higher education
Plain Talk Podcast: State auditor pushes back against NDSCS President’s suggestion of lying
Port: Subjecting Mark Kennedy to an ideological litmus test is unfair
Commentary: Tractor monopoly is bleeding US farmers
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
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April 22, 2019
Second Grand Forks woman sentenced for role in fentanyl overdose
A Grand Forks woman was sentenced Friday, April 19, in federal court for her role in a fentanyl overdose death. Her sister was also sentenced...
April 22, 2019 - 7:28pm
April 16, 2019
Federal agents have no notes or recordings from Panama interview with accused fentanyl ringleader
FARGO — Federal agents who testified Tuesday, April 16, denied threatening an accused fentanyl ringleader’s family during an interview in...
April 16, 2019 - 6:01pm
April 14, 2019
Accused ringleader tied to ND drug death says agents forced his confession in Panama airport
FARGO — After serving 12 years in a Canadian prison, Daniel Vivas Ceron thought he was going home to Colombia. He arranged for his mother to...
April 14, 2019 - 3:44pm
March 16, 2019
Obama officials failed to focus as fentanyl burned its way across America
In May 2016, a group of national health experts issued an urgent plea in a private letter to high-level officials in the Obama administration....
March 16, 2019 - 10:00am
March 9, 2019
Counterfeit Oxycontin leads to state-wide alert in Minnesota
BLUE EARTH COUNTY, Minn. — State public safety officials have put out an alert about an increase of apparent Oxycontin pills that look to be...
March 9, 2019 - 11:18am
January 16, 2019
Man convicted in 2017 fentanyl death
WILLISTON, N.D. -- A man who sold the fentanyl-laced heroin that killed a Williston man in 2017 was convicted last week in federal court of three...
January 16, 2019 - 6:06pm
January 8, 2019
Man who sold deadly drugs to Grand Forks woman gets 25 years in federal prison
FARGO — An East Grand Forks, Minn., man will spend 25 years in a federal prison for selling fentanyl-laced drugs that killed a Grand Forks...
January 8, 2019 - 7:58pm
December 15, 2018
This killer opioid could become a weapon of mass destruction
Fentanyl is so potent that a few milligrams can be fatal. Could it be used to attack the US?
December 15, 2018 - 3:57pm
August 20, 2018
Trump urges Senate to pass bill cracking down on fentanyl shipments
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Monday urged the Republican-led Senate to pass legislation intended to crack down on shipments of illicit...
August 20, 2018 - 3:59pm
August 14, 2018
Nebraska becomes the first state to use fentanyl in an execution
Authorities in Nebraska used the powerful opioid fentanyl to carry out a death sentence on Tuesday, August 14, an unprecedented move that came...
August 14, 2018 - 3:18pm
July 11, 2018
Nevada blocked from carrying out nation's first execution using fentanyl
Hours before Nevada was set to carry out the country's first lethal injection using the powerful opioid fentanyl, a judge on Wednesday halted the execution due to a challenge from a drug company that objects to the state's plan to use one of its products as a sedative for the procedure....
July 11, 2018 - 8:20pm
June 29, 2018
Prosecutors: Rhode Island man made thousands of fentanyl pills in case tied to ND overdose death
FARGO—A Rhode Island man acted as an "organizer" of an international drug ring and helped distribute tens of thousands of fentanyl pills...
June 29, 2018 - 4:48pm
June 25, 2018
Third suspect in fentanyl overdose charged
GRAND FORKS — A third suspect has been federally charged in relation to a fentanyl overdose death earlier this year in Grand Forks. Joshua...
June 25, 2018 - 4:25pm
June 20, 2018
Two indicted in major heroin, fentanyl cases in SD
SIOUX FALLS, SD – Two men have been indicted and remain in custody after being arrested in heroin and fentanyl cases -- one of which may...
June 20, 2018 - 6:00pm
May 25, 2018
Inside a semi-truck in Nebraska, troopers found enough fentanyl to kill 26 million people
In a record-breaking drug bust in Nebraska, state troopers have seized 118 pounds of fentanyl - containing enough lethal doses to kill tens of...
May 25, 2018 - 11:18am