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Pope Francis wants psychological testing to prevent problem priests. But can it really do that?
With more focus on the southern border, U.S. officials see a rise in migrants at sea
Amy Klobuchar cites bad data to claim credit for reducing black incarceration
Trump attacks McCain again, saying he didn't get 'thank-you' for role in funeral
NDSU names Kalk new executive director for Research and Technology Park
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North Dakota on track to receive grant for abandoned coal mine cleanup
Bayer's blind spot on Monsanto's Roundup may cost billions
Legislature weighs replacing NDSU facility labeled as an ‘embarrassment’
Facebook makes big changes to ad system
Despite uncertainty with international markets, ND exports up in 2018
place a business brief
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
EPA announces plan to ease carbon emissions rule for new coal plants
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
American farmers confront a mental health crisis
Four things that changed my laundry game after doing laundry at my friends' home
It's the Year of the Pig. Is it also the year fake pork takes off in China?
6 ways parents and schools can tackle the spike in teen suicide
Does a church matter? For some congregations, nontraditional settings like former motels and auto shops have become religious gathering places
Bison hang on to beat North Carolina Central, face top-ranked Duke next
Schnepf: With Duke next, NDSU will receive the most exposure the school has ever seen
Blue Hawk track teams open spring season at Spearfish on Saturday
McFeely: Tullibee, or not tullibee — Unique fish provides a fun day on the ice
Twins release veteran first baseman Lucas Duda, reassign four more
Plain Talk Podcast: Senator Cramer says he’s 'sure' Trump supports electoral college because it won him election in 2016
Port: You can’t just do art without the government’s permission
Bender: When will they do the right thing?
Plain Talk Podcast: Is the Legacy Fund at risk from initiated measures? And some thoughts on the demise of the Sunday Close Law
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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March 14, 2019
North Dakota Senate defeats bill aiming to outlaw DUI checkpoints
BISMARCK — Members of the North Dakota Senate voted down legislation Thursday, March 14, that would have banned law enforcement agencies from...
March 14, 2019 - 6:31pm
February 19, 2019
ND bill aims to outlaw DUI checkpoints. What do cops think about that?
FARGO — The North Dakota Legislature has taken a step toward banning DUI checkpoints — an enforcement method that some view as ineffective....
February 19, 2019 - 6:37pm
February 12, 2019
North Dakota House passes bill outlawing DUI checkpoints
BISMARCK -- North Dakota House lawmakers approved a bill prohibiting law enforcement from using checkpoints to catch drunk drivers Tuesday, Feb....
February 12, 2019 - 4:03pm
December 30, 2018
North Dakota sees progress in reducing drunken-driving deaths
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota has topped several lists for drunken driving, with statistics ranking the state high for the rate of alcohol-related deaths.
December 30, 2018 - 6:05am
August 29, 2018
North Dakota ranks high for impaired-driving deaths
GRAND FORKS - North Dakota ranks third in the country for states with the most impaired-driving deaths per capita, studies show. Half of the...
August 29, 2018 - 5:43pm
August 13, 2018
Police stepping up drunk driving patrol
Law enforcement across North Dakota will run extra patrols as part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign. The campaign runs...
August 13, 2018 - 3:08pm
July 8, 2018
Commentary: 'You're not supposed to lose your kids'
FARGO — It was six years ago this weekend on a beautiful summer evening in North Dakota... — When tragedy struck. The Deutscher family...
July 8, 2018 - 1:32pm
June 11, 2018
Larimore man sentenced to year in jail for fatal drunk-driving crash
GRAND FORKS—Friends, family and co-workers have struggled without Allen Miller since he was killed last year in a drunk-driving crash,...
June 11, 2018 - 10:39pm
May 22, 2014
SUV driver accused of DUI after train strikes vehicle
WEST FARGO — A woman whose SUV collided with a freight train early Thursday has been accused of driving drunk, West Fargo police said. The crash was reported about 1:40 a.m. at a crossing in West Fargo, Assistant Chief Mike Reitan said. The driver, Amanda Hageman, 31, of Fargo,...
May 22, 2014 - 9:46pm
May 6, 2014
N.D. lawmakers look to remedy dual convictions for DUI, refusal: Revisions being considered to stiffer law that passed last year
BISMARCK — State lawmakers are looking to clear up several areas of a tougher drunken driving law approved last year, including one provision that allows offenders to be convicted for both DUI and refusing a field sobriety test in the same incident.
May 6, 2014 - 6:02pm
December 26, 2013
On patrol: Killdeer police see sharp spike in crime
KILLDEER — With oil boom growth and the recent annexation of land into the city, Killdeer police have seen a spike in police calls for service...
December 26, 2013 - 8:54pm
Alleged drunk driver hits semi head-on
WILLISTON — A 22-year-old Billings, Mont., man was injured Tuesday morning when his Ford pickup hit a semi head-on as the man was trying to pass other cars on U.S. Highway 85. The man faces charges of drunken driving.
November 26, 2013 - 5:19pm
October 13, 2013
Legislative committee to revisit DUI law
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota legislators will take another look at the state's DUI law just a few months after it went into effect. The interim Judiciary Committee will begin holding meetings in the coming months to review a few aspects of the law, including a new provision making...
October 13, 2013 - 12:00am
September 27, 2013
Woman alleged to have been driving drunk and texting
FARGO -- A Fargo woman faces felony charges after being accused by police of causing a three-car crash Aug. 3 when she ran a red light while driving drunk and texting at the same time. Megan Marie Spiekermeir, 29, was recently charged in Cass County District Court with one count...
September 27, 2013 - 12:00am
August 29, 2013
West Fargo man arrested in drive-thru liquor lane for drunken driving
FARGO -- A West Fargo man faces what police allege is his fifth drunken driving charge after another driver reported him driving drunk into one of the metro's only drive-thru liquor stores. Kevin James Smith, 57, was charged Monday in Cass County District Court with one count of...
August 29, 2013 - 12:00am