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Former executive sentenced for embezzling from Fargo-Moorhead organization
19 hours 58 min ago
FARGO — A former executive accused of embezzling more than $118,000 from a local organization has been ordered to complete 200 hours of community...
Attorneys seek relief under ND ruling for people convicted of refusing DUI blood test
June 18, 2019 - 8:00pm
Few people have apparently sought to vacate convictions for refusing warrantless DUI blood tests in the year since a North Dakota Supreme Court...
U.S. Marshals Service High Plains Fugitive Task Force expanding to Bismarck-Mandan
June 18, 2019 - 7:30am
BISMARCK — Four area law enforcement agencies are teaming with a federal agency to investigate and arrest fugitives wanted on active federal...
Opioid manufacturers, marketers targeted in new round of ND lawsuits
June 17, 2019 - 4:00pm
BISMARCK — Nineteen cities and counties across North Dakota have brought lawsuits against Purdue Pharma and a number of other prescription...
'Our voices won't be silenced': Protesters rally against South Dakota 'riot boosting' bill
June 12, 2019 - 8:30pm
RAPID CITY, S.D. — Carrying homemade signs in favor of free speech and against the Keystone XL pipeline, more than 80 people prayed, marched,...
Mother of Columbine shooter says it was like 'living on a different planet' following mass murders
June 12, 2019 - 4:22pm
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Twenty years after Columbine, the world is still grappling with the consequences of the mass shooting, perhaps none more...
Justice David Lillehaug to step down from Minnesota Supreme Court
June 12, 2019 - 12:15pm
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Lillehaug announced Wednesday, June 12, he has Parkinson's disease and will be stepping down...
Greenpeace asks judge to dismiss lawsuit filed by DAPL developer
June 11, 2019 - 6:43pm
BISMARCK — Greenpeace is asking a state judge in North Dakota to dismiss claims by the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline that the...
Petition seeks to discipline attorney for former central Minnesota mayor
June 11, 2019 - 4:28pm
WILLMAR, Minn. — A petition filed with the Minnesota Supreme Court seeks disciplinary action against Attorney Greg Anderson, of Willmar, for...
North Dakota school board accepts resignation of member charged with stealing
June 11, 2019 - 2:22pm
WILLISTON, N.D. — A member of the Williams County Public School District No. 8 School Board who has been accused of stealing from Missouri...
Rules outlining North Dakota's armed first responder program being drafted
June 2, 2019 - 5:54pm
BISMARCK — The nearest law enforcement office for the small town of Edmore is about 40 miles away in Devils Lake. For Edmore Superintendent...
Northwest Minnesota inmate, 19, died from care so inadequate it shocks 'the conscience,' lawsuit alleges
June 2, 2019 - 7:25am
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Abby Rudolph died in 2016 at the age of 19 when she was an inmate in the Clay County Jail.The circumstances of her death...
Anoka state hospital employees air safety concerns
May 29, 2019 - 8:38pm
ANOKA, Minn. — Staff at the Anoka Metro Regional Treatment Center say safety conditions have deteriorated so badly at the state-run psychiatric...
Judge grants temporary restraining order in Mandan bar mural case
May 22, 2019 - 5:22pm
MANDAN — A federal judge has granted a motion for a temporary restraining order to protect a mural outside a bar in Mandan. U.S. District Court...
Mandan bar files lawsuit over city's order to remove mural
May 21, 2019 - 8:00pm
MANDAN, N.D. — The owners of Lonesome Dove have filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Mandan over a mural city officials ordered removed....