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A parrot tipped off drug dealers to a raid, authorities say. Now it's in custody
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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nation and world
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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Dickinson offers parks, lakes, even a dike, for summer fun
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
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2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
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 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 27, 2019
Citing dozens of deaths, Cass County, Grand Forks city sue opioid manufacturers, marketers
FARGO — Cass County and the city of Grand Forks have joined in a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, the company at the center of the opioid epidemic...
March 27, 2019 - 4:49pm
March 16, 2019
Johnson & Johnson labeled `kingpin' of opioid drug epidemic by Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Johnson & Johnson was at the center of the burgeoning opioid-addiction crisis in America, operating like a drug kingpin...
March 16, 2019 - 9:09pm
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 13, 2019
Drug overdose deaths decrease for first time in North Dakota
BISMARCK — After a record number of 77 drug overdose deaths in North Dakota in 2016, that number has declined slightly. The Centers for Disease...
March 13, 2019 - 7:00am
Commentary: This is why the federal government will have a hard time regulating prescription opioids
This past week, President Donald Trump argued on national television that to end the opioid epidemic, Congress needed to fund the building of...
January 13, 2019 - 1:39pm
January 6, 2019
'Culture of practice' explains ND’s widely varied opioid Rx rates
FARGO — Prescription opioid use in North Dakota has a distinctive geography. Use intensity of the narcotic painkillers varies considerably...
January 6, 2019 - 6:00am
December 24, 2018
Burleigh County is an opioid hot spot for injured workers
BISMARCK — Burleigh County health providers are by far the heaviest prescribers of narcotic painkillers for injured workers covered by the...
December 24, 2018 - 6:00am
Rx for addiction? North Dakota workers’ rate of opioid prescriptions 'consistently higher' than other states
BISMARCK — Richard Landsberger’s job at a dairy required him to repeatedly lift and stack milk crates. Decades of hefting 40-pound milk cases...
December 24, 2018 - 6:00am
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
December 4, 2018
Grand Forks joins lawsuit against opioid companies: Stenehjem advised against community action
GRAND FORKS — The city of Grand Forks decided on Monday, Dec. 3, to join more than 1,000 other parties across the country in multidistrict...
December 4, 2018 - 6:07pm
November 28, 2018
Bismarck joins opioid litigation
BISMARCK — The Bismarck City Commission voted unanimously Tuesday, Nov. 28, to participate in the multidistrict litigation against opioid manufacturers...
November 28, 2018 - 10:56pm
November 19, 2018
Born addicted: As opioid-affected births rise, early treatment is key
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- As the nation’s opioid problem and related disorder continues to grow, there’s also been a significant rise in infants...
November 19, 2018 - 7:00am
November 4, 2018
‘It saved my life’: How drug therapy helped Fargo man kick opioid addiction
FARGO — Joe Moran once spent three years living on the streets of Minneapolis. He began abusing alcohol as a teenager and later turned to methamphetamines....
November 4, 2018 - 7:00am