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Southeast South Dakota man accused of tying up, threatening woman
Beulah teacher accused of sending nude photos to student on Snapchat
North Dakota Senate committee rejects LGBT anti-discrimination bill, but amendments expected
Cohen will not testify before Congress next month 'due to ongoing threats against his family' from Trump, lawyer says
Pelosi tells Trump: No State of the Union address until government is opened
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BNSF explains new cameras able to detect rail flaws at 70 mph at ND Capitol exhibit
Bell Bank to purchase Fargo-based Warner and Company Insurance and its subsidiaries in Grand Forks, Detroit Lakes
Making agriculture more humane: Temple Grandin, livestock handling expert, shares her wisdom
Farm Service Agency to reopen for more services: All FSA staff recalled to work as shutdown continues
Starbucks isn't as popular as it used to be. So it's trying out delivery.
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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
EPA to meet with North Dakota coal, oil industries in Bismarck
Lost Italian: Tuna Melt Reset puts a nutritious twist on classic sandwich
Adult tobacco use stagnant in ND, Minn., but youth e-cig use rising
How MLMs - multilevel marketing schemes - are hurting female friendships
A man's unusual treatment for his chronic back pain: Injecting himself with his own semen every month
Hauser: Ready, set, grow, Part 1
Bison spanning the country looking for final handful of football recruits
Montana Grizzlies football player found dead
Klaman comes through: Junior scores twice as Midgets collect wins on back-to-back nights
Scoreboard for Tuesday, Jan. 22
Patriots power over Midgets
Plain Talk Podcast: 'We the People' are the problem in politics, and Senator Piepkorn explains his call for a higher oil extraction tax
Port: Lawmakers introduce resolution ordering study into whether it’s 'necessary' or 'desirable' to implement ethics ballot measure
Port: This is why North Dakota Democrats can’t win elections
Plain Talk Podcast: Ranching group's members back bill ending posting requirement to keep hunters off private land
Plain Talk Podcast: If the voters cast their ballots for bad policy, does that suddenly make it good policy?
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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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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