STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Getting more people to your blog from your website
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STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND N.D. lawmakers discuss inmate medical bills
BISMARCKThe increasing cost of medical care for jail inmates is of growing concern for North Dakota counties, and state lawmakers are trying to decide how to handle the issue.
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STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Troopers bring experiences
State Patrol trooper Erick Sjodin
Erick Sjodin is among a new breed of Minnesota State Patrol troopers.
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Only 79 homes have been acquired by Cass county since the record flood of 2009, when the Red River crested at 40.84 feet. Meanwhile, the cities of Fargo and Moorhead, Minn., have been gobbling up homes in the floodplain since that flood of record.
Fargo officials are preparing for volunteers to fill sandbags. The city plans to fill 1 million sandbags in preparation for spring flood along the Red River and its tributaries. Half of those bags will be available to Cass County residents.
Grand Forks’ place among North Dakota’s economic centers has slipped as oil-producing counties have soared. A decade ago, Grand Forks County saw the third most taxable sales and purchases in the state. Today, it is fifth. Still, rising tides do lift all boats and Grand Forks sees more opportunities, according to one economist.
Fifteen people charged with violating North Dakota election law, including 10 current North Dakota State University football players and three former players, are scheduled to make their first court appearances today in Cass County District Court.
A 28-year-old Pine River man faces second-degree intentional murder for the death of a man earlier this month. Dane Joseph Riley appeared Monday in Cass County District Court on charges of murder and interference with a dead body.
Federal authorities have arrested a man for failing to register as a sex offender. The U.S. Marshals Service says 30-year-old Ahmed Toliver is being held in the Cass County Jail. He was arrested Friday. A detention hearing will be held within the next five days.
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