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New ND Legislature harassment policy a good start but needs tweaks, lawmakers say
North Dakota sues defunct Fargo renovation company
Another tribe joins legal fight against opioid industry
Historic legal battle between ND governor, lawmakers, reaches state Supreme Court
Fargo tax-cut talk to feature VP Pence as special guest
crime and courts
nation and world
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
High school project for warming calves turns into business plan
'Netflix for oil' setting stage for $1 trillion data battle
Self-driving Uber strikes and kills pedestrian in Arizona
COLUMN: Let the market decide: Organic and economics
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
Where communities thrive: Megan Klassen shares love of Dickinson through her work
So many cartons, so little time: A guide to grocery store eggs
Enriching people's lives: Carrie Zimmerman takes leadership role
Cookies for the veterans
Crop failure on the kitchen table
Jamal Crawford turns 38 on Tuesday. Here's how the Timberwolves guard stays young
Approaching 40 goals, Wild's Eric Staal nears milestone ... and maybe a franchise record
Beat-up Bison start spring football practice without Stick, emphasis on depth
First competitive hole-in-one part of Amy Olson's great week in Phoenix tourney
Carson Wentz posts video of himself throwing in Eagles' facility
Commentary: Anti-corruption ballot measure activists, flush with out of state money, Looking to hire professional signature collectors
Shout out to our teachers
How little -- not big -- moments remind you about living
Staging your home not as easy as you think
COMMENTARY: Schools shouldn't have excused students for anti-gun protests
Mary Eve Thomas
Ernest "Ernie" Heidecker
Jerome M. Tveter
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
Tilted Tulip, many things for many people
New clothing store opens in Bowman
Dickinson 4-H and FFA chapters continue to prepare students
Viola LaFontaine leads Mott-Regent schools, set to retire at the end of the year
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
30 under 30
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
April 14, 2015
Man charged in scam to buy former Coast Guard cutter
BISMARCK - A 56-year-old man has been apprehended in North Dakota and stands accused of bilking a Virginia woman out of more than $1 million, including $600,825 to buy retired U.S. Coast Guard cutter Acushnet, formerly the USS Shackle.
April 14, 2015 - 6:18pm