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Study: Republicans see 'misinformation' in media at twice the rate of Democrats
Murder charges filed in the deaths of two women on Spirit Lake reservation
Passenger in three-car crash dies south of Mandan
ND labor department finds no cause in former Bismarck sergeant's case
Investigation continues into Minot AFB machine gun recovered this week
crime and courts
nation and world
Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
Projections show South Dakota winter wheat yield up 90 percent from 2017
You no longer get a free Burger King Whopper if you have a World Cup star's baby
Rebel developers are trying to cure our smartphone addiction - with an app
Barley: Crop faring well, but prices, exports are worrisome
place a business brief
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Wind developer's payment to Ducks Unlimited raises questions
Efforts to reduce wind energy impact to wildlife prompts controversy
China offered to buy $70 billion in US ag and energy products to ward off Trump's tariffs
Koko, the beloved gorilla that learned to communicate using sign language, has died
Pope Francis criticizes Trump's family-separation policy, says 'populism is not the solution'
No-cook sauce? No problem for Arugula Walnut Pesto
ND's first West Nile case of season found in Ramsey County
Rancher of the Year: Roughrider Commission honors Brad Gjermundson
Seeking new heights, Suns draft Ayton No. 1 overall
Timberwolves pick Georgia Tech guard
Big Sticks can't put up big innings as offense declines
Boston's Porcello knocks Twins' best hitter out of game, cruises from there
Five players the Wild could trade as they tweak a 'not-good-enough' roster
Commentary: Governor Burgum says he’d send National Guard troops to the border if asked
Analysis: Today's teens are less likely to smoke, drink or have sex, but they're not eating veggies
Commentary: Charging legislative candidate Duane Sand with a crime for making a false statement in a political ad is a travesty
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Commentary: Trump's child separation policy bleeds into tight ND Senate race
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ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
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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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April 9, 2018
North Dakota woman charged with adoption scam
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — When an Oregon couple became suspicious about a North Dakota woman who promised to procure a Native American baby for...
April 9, 2018 - 10:48pm
March 13, 2018
BLOTTER: Area PD warn of phone scam
The Dickinson Police Department is asking for information leading to the capture of Monique Muniz. Muniz is female, around 5 feet 6 inches and...
March 13, 2018 - 9:01am
February 19, 2018
Filing deadline extended for victims of scams involving Western Union
BISMARCK—The Federal Trade Commission has extended the deadline to May 31 for victims of fraud involving money transfers through Western Union to file claims to get their money back. As a result of a joint investigation by the FTC, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S....
February 19, 2018 - 6:00am
February 1, 2018
Bismarck woman loses $75K in romance scam
BISMARCK -- A 63-year-old Bismarck woman is out nearly $75,000 after wiring money to a person who contacted her last August over social media. Bismarck Police Sgt. Mark Buschena said the woman corresponded until Christmastime with who she thought was a "captain major with the United...
February 1, 2018 - 5:51pm
63-year-old Bismarck woman out $75,000 after social media romance gone awry
BISMARCK, N.D. - A 63-year-old Bismarck woman is out nearly $75,000 after wiring money to a person who contacted her last August over social...
February 1, 2018 - 1:33pm
October 21, 2016
Police Blotter: Craigslist-type scam affects Dickinson area
Area residents should be advised that a scam has been circulating through the area. The scam, which Dickinson Police Capt. Dave Wilkie said is...
October 21, 2016 - 6:59pm
March 10, 2016
Police Blotter: Costly online tractor scam reported
An individual reported Wednesday to the Stark County Sheriff’s Office that he had lost around $3,000 in a scam where he had tried to purchase...
March 10, 2016 - 8:59pm
December 31, 2015
Police Blotter: Costly scam reported
A female reported Wednesday that she was the victim of a “secret shopper” scam, where she wired $3,700 at the request of a supposed company through Western Union. The Federal Trade Commission writes that the scam usually works where a fake check is sent by an entity represented...
December 31, 2015 - 10:42pm
November 24, 2015
Police Blotter: Costly double-cashing of company check reported
Police were notified Monday afternoon of a check fraud valued at a total of around $5,900 involving a local business. The business submitted a physical check to a bank in South Dakota through a picture via a device, the former of which was then somehow taken and cashed at a bank in...
November 24, 2015 - 11:42pm
October 30, 2015
Massachusetts man ordered to repay North Dakota movie theaters more than $100,000
GRAFTON -- A Massachusetts man who allegedly took advantage of small North Dakota movie theaters has been ordered by the state Attorney General's Office to repay more than $100,000. Brian Vita of Peabody, Mass., is the sole owner of Cinema Service and Supply. He took advanced...
October 30, 2015 - 11:26pm
October 21, 2015
MDU warns of utility phone scam
Montana-Dakota Utilities is warning its customers of a phone scam where someone claiming to work for the company is threatening that utility service to be cut unless consumers pay a bill over the phone immediately. The company states that it does not operate in this manner, and...
October 21, 2015 - 11:18pm
August 24, 2015
Time share scam artist banned in North Dakota
BISMARCK -- An Oklahoma woman has been banned from doing business in North Dakota after allegedly deceiving customers with a timeshare company. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued a cease-and-desist order against Diahnn Cott of Miami, Okla. Cott violated home solicitations...
August 24, 2015 - 3:44pm
Bismarck woman,76, scammed out of $25,000
A 76-year-old Bismarck woman contacted police after sending more than $25,000 in money orders in the space of a week, believing that she was making a down payment on a large sum of federal restitution money. On July 14, the woman was contacted by a caller identifying himself as a...
July 24, 2015 - 11:06pm
July 16, 2015
Unaffiliated scammer calls for Trinity donations
Business owners in the Dickinson area received calls earlier this week from a scammer soliciting donations for Trinity High School without school affiliation. Dickinson Catholic Schools President Steve Glasser said Trinity was alerted of the con by a parent Tuesday. The caller...
July 16, 2015 - 3:18pm
May 2, 2015
Dickinson Police warn of Vivint scammers
The Dickinson Police are warning residents of a home security scam. The department received information from a Vivint Home Security representative that people in the Dickinson area are posing as Vivint consultants. But the security company does not know who these people are or why...
May 2, 2015 - 4:49pm