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Fargo seeks to land USDA research offices with hundreds of jobs
Cramer raises almost $1.7 million in third quarter, Heitkamp holds cash advantage
Judge throws out Stormy Daniels' lawsuit against Trump
Trump denies promise to give $1 million to charity if Warren proved her Native American DNA
Snafu results in reprinting of ballots in ND county
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ND counties eligible for extreme drought funding assistance
Cold, wet weather threatens potatoes in Red River Valley
Sears files for bankruptcy after years of turmoil
Gary Ficek achieves recertification in Social Security Disability Law with the National Board of Trial Advocacy
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Strategic Petroleum Reserve could be next Trump weapon on oil prices
Bakken reserves hold 30 to 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil, industry executive says
North Dakota oil, gas production returns to record levels
Proposed N.D. Land Board rules could cause delays for energy, agriculture sectors
Aging coal plants get new life under Trump plan
'In the moment' Linda Renaud's complex technique creates great color
'Alfalfa Girl' -- a journey of self-discovery; novel based on true stories of child abuse survivors
Ukrainian Hall of Fame names inductees
Bargain books: Friends of Library sponsor used book sale
A wave of light: In memory of infants who have died
Blue Hawks fall to Vikings in dramatic, five-set night
Rodgers, Crosby lead Pack to win over 49ers
Bowman County earns perfect regular season with win over Beulah
Bulldogs boys and girls take second at West Regional
Yoder captures WDA individual title
Commentary: Tribal governments should take some blame over the voter ID issue
Just say yes to Apple Day
When visiting Mom's house, prepare for prehistoric appliances
Commentary: The excuse making for Heitkamp's election day loss has already begun
Forum Communications editorial: Vote no on ND Measure 1, 2, 3; yes on Measure 4
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New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
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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October 4, 2018
County chooses Scull for new social services building
Stark County Commissioners Tuesday selected Scull Construction to build the county's new Social Services building. The building will likely...
October 4, 2018 - 11:16am
August 10, 2018
JLG chosen for new social services building
JLG Architects of Dickinson has been chosen to oversee the construction of a new county social services building. The decision was made at Tuesday's regular meeting of the Stark County Commissioners. Rather than expand on or renovate the existing building at 12th Street West, commissioners...
August 10, 2018 - 2:43pm
May 20, 2018
'It's on everybody': A look at child protection services in Fargo-Moorhead area following three child deaths
FARGO—Three children recently died within a 60-mile radius of here, allegedly at the hands of caregivers who should have protected them....
May 20, 2018 - 3:08pm
May 5, 2018
Community needs to see warning signs before crises hit, experts say: Following deaths of four, many ask what could have been done
GRAND FORKS — The deaths of four people in an apparent murder-suicide Thursday, May 3, has left a community wondering if more could have been done. Longtime social services and domestic violence experts Kate Kenna and Kristi Hall-Jiran weighed in this week on what individuals...
May 5, 2018 - 6:12pm
April 3, 2018
New Social Services building could cost $6 million
A new Stark County Social Services building could cost as much as $6 million. At Tuesday’s monthly meeting of Stark County Commissioners, JLG architect Isaac Karley made a presentation to commissioners on a potential addition to the facility on West 12th Street. The site was reviewed...
April 3, 2018 - 12:25pm
January 11, 2018
Social Services seeks to expand office space
Stark County Social Services in Dickinson is planning to expand its office space. The county agency needs more space at its 12th Street West location to better serve its clients and meet the demands of a growing population, Russ Hoff, social services board chairman, explained. "We're...
January 11, 2018 - 10:50pm
April 12, 2017
County social services bill clears ND House
BISMARCK — A partisan debate over property tax policy erupted Wednesday between North Dakota House members over the framework of a pilot...
April 12, 2017 - 7:10pm
January 15, 2016
Keeping the hearth warm: State program provides heat security for low-income households
Winter may be warmer than usual this season, but those who fall more susceptible to the cold have some recourse for when the deep freeze strikes. The North Dakota Department of Human Services oversees the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, which helps North Dakotans...
January 15, 2016 - 7:22pm
January 12, 2016
Lawmakers question proposed state takeover of county social services costs
BISMARCK -– Legislation that shifted the cost of some social services in North Dakota from counties to the state has lowered property taxes as intended, but some lawmakers expressed reluctance Tuesday about a complete takeover and questioned whether the $150 million price tag is...
January 12, 2016 - 5:36pm
October 14, 2015
Police say mom called ambulance to take kids to school
FARGO – A Fargo mother is facing felony charges after she allegedly called 911 for an ambulance to take her children to school because of Monday's...
October 14, 2015 - 3:50pm
June 26, 2015
Police Blotter: Police recover small bag containing cocaine in hotel
Police recovered a small, blue bag filled with a controlled substance Tuesday morning at Quality Inn & Suites on the 70 block of Museum Drive West. According to reports, the bag was found on the floor and contained approximately 1.23 grams of cocaine, which law enforcement officials...
June 26, 2015 - 11:14pm
June 24, 2015
Man admits having sex with 16-year-old foster child
GRAND FORKS — A 30-year-old Grand Forks man has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment after pleading guilty to having sex with a 16-year-old foster child. Kerry Allison Knutson admitted to luring minors by computer and corruption or solicitation of minors, both Class C felonies,...
June 24, 2015 - 12:02am
June 4, 2015
Authorities investigate after infant severely injured at Fargo day care
WEST FARGO — Police are investigating after a 6-month-old boy was found not breathing at an unlicensed day care in West Fargo Monday. The parents of Owen Skodje said on his CaringBridge site Wednesday that the prognosis for their son to survive was dire and though he was on life...
June 4, 2015 - 10:57pm
May 9, 2015
Drug cases put strain on family services in Stark County
A growing drug problem in southwest North Dakota is putting a strain on social service providers, and Dickinson’s youngest residents are feeling the effects. Stark County Social Services reports its foster care caseload has doubled over the last year, the result of not only more...
May 9, 2015 - 9:33pm
April 12, 2015
What's Next? When out of a job, the choice to stay or leave
On Friday, a barrel of West Texas Intermediate crude oil traded at $47.75. A year ago, the monthly average was $98.20 a barrel. This dramatic...
April 12, 2015 - 12:00am