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Huge Black Hills wildfire 53 percent contained
Faculty union sues Minnesota State over unpaid wages
Phone threat from cellphone in Moorhead area forces Benson tournament to end
Man found dead in Maplewood park identified
Cohasset man dies in vehicle accident in drainage ditch near Hector
crime and courts
These men thought they adopted a mini piglet until she became Esther the Wonder Pig, darling of the internet
Grand Forks Chorales present 'Messiah' sing-along event
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Win streak continues for ND ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant
'Best Christmas Pageant Ever' opens at Red River High School
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Everything you need to know about smart speakers
Open house set for restored Farwell church
The crazy questions new moms Google
Marilyn Hagerty: Christmas season reaches final stretch
Hawks to face another big, physical national basketball power
McFeely: Bison going back home to Frisco for sixth time in last seven years
MEN'S HOCKEY: Hats off for Dickman
Roughriders, Knights go down to wire in entertaining tie
Eagles pull away from long range
Marilynn Joanne Welter
Irene Opal (Brown) Olson
Lennart G. Almen
Alonzo Mason II
Scott Earl Wallace
Tullibees continue to decline in Green Lake
Rule change coming for northern pike, but no dramatic changes in fishing expected
OUTDOORS REPORT: Good ice and fishing reports coming from Lake of the Woods and Upper Red Lake
Doug Leier: There's reason for ice fishing optimism in North Dakota but don't overlook safety
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: New pike regulations for Minnesota anglers, North Dakota Game and Fish Department sets tentative 2018 hunting season dates etc.
Five myths about bitcoin
Commentary: Heitkamp sends email to constituents retracting misleading tax reform talking point
Letter: A big lump of coal for ND homeowners
Letter: 'Me Too' incidents don't always ruin lives
Letter: Port's attacks on Heitkamp are tiresome
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October 30, 2017
FBI investigating ND woman accused of running adoption scam
WOODWORTH, N.D.—Moms across the country are blaming a North Dakota woman for destroying their sense of safety and their hope to grow their...
October 30, 2017 - 8:28am
October 24, 2017
Voters could decide if Spirit Lake Casino puts alcohol on the menu
FORT TOTTEN, N.D.—One local reservation could soon allow alcohol, but it could take a ballot referendum vote. The Spirit Lake Reservation is...
October 24, 2017 - 8:43am
October 1, 2017
McFeely: Once seen as voice for Native American children, woman now accused of scam
Well, this is a sticky wicket. A North Dakota woman being investigated for an adoption scam involving Native American children is the same North Dakota woman who was heralded as a whistleblower for exposing problems with child protection and welfare services on the Spirit Lake Reservation....
October 1, 2017 - 8:00am
June 5, 2017
Spirit Lake receives $200,000 housing grant
The North Dakota congressional delegation announced Monday a federal grant of $200,000 to go toward Spirit Lake housing issues. The funds were provided by the Environmental Protection Agency's Brownfield Program, which works to assess, sterilize and reuse buildings that have been...
June 5, 2017 - 4:29pm
April 11, 2017
Keeping culture alive: DPI pushes forward with project to increase Native American education
Spirit Lake elder Oliver Gourd Sr. wants to keep his people's culture alive. He worries they will lose their native Dakota language, with younger generations speaking it only as a second language. He also wants people to understand the damage Native American boarding schools, which...
April 11, 2017 - 11:09am
December 22, 2016
Ramsey County official’s ‘lady from south of here’ remarks called ‘clearly racial’ w/video
DEVILS LAKE -- A North Dakota Veterans Affairs officer in Ramsey County is facing backlash for making what one resident called a “clearly racial...
December 22, 2016 - 11:04am
October 16, 2016
Spirit Lake Nation battles youth suicide
FORT TOTTEN, N.D.—In 2008, Spirit Lake Nation tribe member Cora Whiteman lost her teenaged daughter, Jami, 14, to suicide. As the Whitemans...
October 16, 2016 - 8:19am
October 3, 2016
Funding announced for Native American communities in North Dakota
The North Dakota congressional delegation announced seven grants totaling more $4.9 million to support education, health and economic development in Native American communities Monday. The grants will be distributed among UND, Turtle Mountain Community College, Cankdeska Cikana Community...
October 3, 2016 - 5:05pm
August 15, 2016
5th person sentenced in Spirit Lake meth conspiracy
FARGO — A fifth person has been sentenced in connection to a drug conspiracy on the Spirit Lake Reservation Winterhawk Leonard Oldrock, 37, of Fort Totten, N.D., was sentenced in federal court to seven years in prison for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, as...
August 15, 2016 - 6:05pm
July 7, 2016
Man accused of stabbing 2 men in Spirit Lake must stay in jail until trial
Despite a request to be released, a man accused of stabbing two men — killing one and critically injuring the other — in April on...
July 7, 2016 - 6:28pm
July 2, 2016
Diversifying the bar: People with different backgrounds enhance courts for all, local judicial leaders say
Robert Silva has spent most of his summer studying for the North Dakota Bar exam, but he drove to Spirit Lake Wednesday to help the tribal court...
July 2, 2016 - 9:19pm
June 6, 2016
Turtle Mountain, Spirit Lake reservations designated federal 'Promise Zones'
Multiple North Dakota communities are set for a boost from the federal government, following Monday's announcement that they've been designated...
June 6, 2016 - 5:32pm
Spirit Lake man pleads guilty to murder after killing friend with his car
FARGO—A Spirit Lake man who was supposed to go to trial Tuesday in federal court instead struck an agreement and pleaded guilty Monday...
June 6, 2016 - 11:03am
May 23, 2016
Spirit Lake man sentenced to 40 years in prison for sexually abusing child
FARGO—A Fort Totten, N.D., man was sentenced to 40 years in prison in Fargo federal court Monday for sexually abusing a child. A jury found...
May 23, 2016 - 9:15pm
February 16, 2016
North Dakota tribes awarded $20 million for reservation housing
Four North Dakota Native American tribes will share more than $20 million in federal funds to improve housing on reservations. The federal grant is provided through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) program. The grants are as follows:...
February 16, 2016 - 1:21pm