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Study: Republicans see 'misinformation' in media at twice the rate of Democrats
Murder charges filed in the deaths of two women on Spirit Lake reservation
Passenger in three-car crash dies south of Mandan
ND labor department finds no cause in former Bismarck sergeant's case
Investigation continues into Minot AFB machine gun recovered this week
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Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
Projections show South Dakota winter wheat yield up 90 percent from 2017
You no longer get a free Burger King Whopper if you have a World Cup star's baby
Rebel developers are trying to cure our smartphone addiction - with an app
Barley: Crop faring well, but prices, exports are worrisome
place a business brief
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Wind developer's payment to Ducks Unlimited raises questions
Efforts to reduce wind energy impact to wildlife prompts controversy
China offered to buy $70 billion in US ag and energy products to ward off Trump's tariffs
Koko, the beloved gorilla that learned to communicate using sign language, has died
Pope Francis criticizes Trump's family-separation policy, says 'populism is not the solution'
No-cook sauce? No problem for Arugula Walnut Pesto
ND's first West Nile case of season found in Ramsey County
Rancher of the Year: Roughrider Commission honors Brad Gjermundson
Seeking new heights, Suns draft Ayton No. 1 overall
Timberwolves pick Georgia Tech guard
Big Sticks can't put up big innings as offense declines
Boston's Porcello knocks Twins' best hitter out of game, cruises from there
Five players the Wild could trade as they tweak a 'not-good-enough' roster
Commentary: Governor Burgum says he’d send National Guard troops to the border if asked
Analysis: Today's teens are less likely to smoke, drink or have sex, but they're not eating veggies
Commentary: Charging legislative candidate Duane Sand with a crime for making a false statement in a political ad is a travesty
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
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May 30, 2018
Heitkamp gets update on human trafficking in western ND
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Police officials say the federal takedown of Backpage.com has removed one way for pimps and human traffickers to advertise,...
May 30, 2018 - 7:29pm
April 18, 2018
Four sentenced in Bismarck for crimes related to sex trafficking
BISMARCK—A federal judge here sentenced four men to prison this week for crimes related to selling or attempting to buy sex through Backpage.com. U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovland condemned the "nasty website" that was recently shut down by federal authorities, but said...
April 18, 2018 - 5:59pm
March 21, 2018
U.S. Senate passes bill aimed at sex trafficking websites
WASHINGTON—A bill aimed at websites that host sex trafficking ads is headed to President Donald Trump's desk. The U.S. Senate passed the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act Wednesday with a vote of 97-2, sending it to the president's desk for his signature. The bill would amend...
March 21, 2018 - 7:42pm
March 1, 2018
Police are trained to spot drunken driving and drug trafficking - why not child trafficking, too?
When Deputy Patrick Paquette pulled to a stop on Interstate 20 in Georgia in January 2013, he didn't anticipate a career-altering experience....
March 1, 2018 - 4:45am
February 5, 2018
Connecting resources: Local coalition on anti-human trafficking grows
JAMESTOWN, N.D.—An anti-human trafficking initiative that originated with United Presbyterian Church has grown to a coalition of 40 people representing agencies, nonprofits and churches in Jamestown. The Rev. Bob Boyar, pastor of United Presbyterian Church, said a grant from...
February 5, 2018 - 6:01pm
February 1, 2018
Advocates warn about Super Bowl sex trafficking
FARGO — Amid the Twin Cities Craigslist ads seeking food servers, drivers, T-shirt sellers and even ice skaters for Super Bowl events are...
February 1, 2018 - 6:10pm
January 11, 2018
Bill aimed at websites that facilitate sex trafficking has enough votes to pass in U.S. Senate, Heitkamp says
A bill aimed at websites that facilitate online sex trafficking has enough votes for passage in the Senate, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., said...
January 11, 2018 - 5:00pm
December 4, 2017
The reason some women are wearing dresses every day in December
Worn to weddings, holiday parties, dates or a night out with friends, dresses are a staple in modern-day fashion. But they haven't always represented...
December 4, 2017 - 7:37am
December 3, 2017
Prosecutors seek life sentence for convicted pimp
FARGO — Prosecutors here have filed papers in U.S. District Court here saying a Chicago man convicted of sex trafficking five women, including...
December 3, 2017 - 5:15pm
October 20, 2017
Heitkamp, national experts talk human trafficking at UND
GRAND FORKS — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., discussed policy changes that could help prevent trafficking and sexual exploitation at panel...
October 20, 2017 - 8:35pm
September 14, 2017
Surge in Fargo sex ads thwarts undercover police sting; only 2 arrests made
FARGO – Fargo police arrested two men as part of a two-day sting aimed at people seeking sex with underage girls. It was a lower number than...
September 14, 2017 - 10:01pm
September 3, 2017
Hidden numbers: Accurate picture of trafficking during oil boom difficult, but agencies strive to recognize it
DICKINSON, N.D. — Darianne Johnson and her staff look back at the women who have come through the Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center in Dickinson and realize some of their clients were human trafficking victims. But at the height of the oil boom, most people didn't know...
September 3, 2017 - 6:00am
New ND anti-prostitution program for ‘johns’ has no takers so far
Editor's Note: This story is from August 3, 2017. BISMARCK -- People convicted of buying sex have, since February, been eligible for a program...
August 3, 2017 - 4:16pm
April 20, 2017
Husband of Canadian woman charged with human smuggling across border detained in Grand Forks jail
GRAND FORKS—The husband of a Canadian woman being charged with human smuggling is being held in the Grand Forks County Correctional Center,...
April 20, 2017 - 9:32pm
April 19, 2017
$825K approved for ND human trafficking victims
BISMARCK — North Dakota legislators found a way to provide $825,000 for human trafficking victim services, allowing programs established...
April 19, 2017 - 5:56pm