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North Dakota coal plant to upgrade transmission system that carries power to 500,000 people
UPDATE: Pilot killed in plane crash into Missouri River
Grand Forks Library Action Committee shares short-term, long-term solutions
'It could have saved lives': Family friend blames 3 deaths on lack of highway barrier
Trump says he accepts US intelligence on Russian interference in election but denies collusion
crime and courts
Minnesota's Alamo Drafthouse Cinema embraces luxury
After the Trump-Putin news conference, here's why people are talking about the Dixie Chicks
Anthony Bourdain unloaded on Bill Clinton and Trump in interview
He quit a State Department job to play video games. Now he's a star in NBA's 2K League.
The 'Downton Abbey' movie is happening: Here's what we know so far
As a pregnant teen, I felt like a failure. But then I realized failure wasn't an option.
:), it's World Emoji Day
Want to raise empathetic kids? Try spending time in nature.
Ann Bailey: Hard work a way of life for hay-baler
Marilyn Hagerty: Milestones of summer mark time's passage
Home run record set as AL tops NL in All-Star Game
Twins' Jose Berrios at the All-Star Game: 'I'm here, I'm so happy'
Minnesota native gymnast who was first to speak up about Nasser sex abuse to be honored
Three Lynx named to WNBA All-Star team
Roseau’s Kacie Borowicz commits to UND women’s basketball
Mary M. Nelles
Faithlyn Abigayle VanBruggen
Doloria L. Dusek
Sandra J. "Sandy" Kasprick
Good news falcon followers, Brad the Grand Forks peregrine chick is flying
Black bear sightings seem to be increasing in ND, so are they breeding here?
Doug Leier: As goes habitat, so goes wildlife populations in North Dakota
Cats Incredible organizers seek more teams for annual East Grand Forks event
A beary long day: Bear lowered from tree but it is unclear if animal will survive
Commentary: Foolish environmental activists say they'll make Minnesota's Line 3 another #NoDAPL moment
Commentary: Bizarro world: Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp uses self-described Trump voter to defend her record on border security
Commentary: The reported local cost of President Donald Trump’s visit to Fargo was inflated, actually 'closer to $10,000'
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March 8, 2018
No criminal charges for former ND jail officer accused by inmates of sexual misconduct
FARGO—Citing credibility issues and a lack of evidence, a Cass County, North Dakota, prosecutor has declined to file criminal charges against a former Cass County Jail officer accused of sexual misconduct by two female inmates. Documents obtained from the Cass County State's...
March 8, 2018 - 9:00pm
December 12, 2017
New state law gives jailed parents break on child support, hoping for better re-entry to society
BISMARCK—A new state law that takes effect Jan. 1 will terminate month child support obligations of incarcerated parents incarcerated for 180 days or longer. The 2017 North Dakota Legislature passed Senate Bill 2277, which aims to prevent the accumulation of large amounts of...
December 12, 2017 - 6:00pm
May 19, 2016
Stenehjem proposes shifting prison spending toward addiction treatment
FARGO -- Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem wants to shift money from incarceration to treatment to better address mental health and addiction...
May 19, 2016 - 8:15pm
December 15, 2015
Outbreak at Cass County jail in Fargo sickens more than 100
FARGO -- Authorities are investigating an outbreak of mystery illness that sickened more than 100 inmates at the Cass County Jail overnight...
December 15, 2015 - 10:00pm
December 5, 2015
North Dakota’s large inmate population keeps growing
BISMARCK -- The level of North Dakota's incarceration can be understood if the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is imagined as...
December 5, 2015 - 9:15pm
Not happy, 'terrified' - Release for inmates presents a whole new host of challenges
BISMARCK -- When inmate David Mitchell learned he was getting out on probation, he wasn't happy or excited. "I was terrified," said the 47-year-old...
December 5, 2015 - 8:15pm
December 2, 2015
New England rehab center operating $1 million in the red
NEW ENGLAND, N.D. -- An increase in inmates and the cost to house them has the Dakota Women’s Correctional Rehab Center in New England operating with about a $1 million shortfall. Area county leaders pondered the next course of action for the center while discussing the issue earlier...
December 2, 2015 - 9:20pm
November 17, 2015
Williams County facility found to have too many inmates
WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williams County jail has been ordered by the state to immediately reduce and maintain its female population to rated capacity after an inspection found the facility had 18 more females than the 20 it is presently allowed. The matter was discussed...
November 17, 2015 - 9:10pm
October 27, 2015
100 Mitchell bikes refurbished by inmates every year in Pedal Power program
Police in Mitchell pick up about 100 lost bicycles every year, and less than a quarter get returned to their owners. "Most people...
October 27, 2015 - 7:45pm
October 21, 2015
N.D. prison chief welcomes call for reforms to reduce incarcerations, boost public safety
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s top prison official welcomed news Wednesday that more than 100 current and former law enforcement leaders...
October 21, 2015 - 9:00pm
October 2, 2015
Cass jail inmate suspected of dealing acid-laced Jolly Ranchers
FARGO -- An inmate at the Cass County Jail is suspected of selling LSD-laced Jolly Ranchers to his fellow inmates. The investigation was revealed in a search warrant affidavit filed Wednesday in Cass County District Court. A Cass County Sheriff's Office detective successfully...
October 2, 2015 - 6:15am
September 25, 2015
Appleton, Minn., prison supporters want state inmates
ST. PAUL -- The latest proposal to put state prisoners in a west-central Minnesota facility appears more acceptable than when it was a privately...
September 25, 2015 - 5:19pm
June 11, 2015
Female prison worker, in love, agreed to drive getaway car for escaped New York inmates
A female prison worker being questioned by police, who are hunting two escapees from an upstate New York prison, thought she had a romantic relationship with one of them and had planned to drive the getaway car, NBC News reported on Thursday.
June 11, 2015 - 5:45pm
May 9, 2015
Last of three escaped Wisconsin inmates found
All three inmates who escaped Wednesday night from the St. Croix Correctional Center in New Richmond, Wis., have been caught.
May 9, 2015 - 5:17pm
April 30, 2015
Minnesota prisoner gets 7 years for filing fake tax returns for fellow inmates
ST. PAUL -- A former Duluth man convicted of filing false tax returns for inmates in a Minnesota correctional facility will spend more than seven years in federal prison. Tanka James Tetzlaff, 40, was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in St. Paul to 88 months in...
April 30, 2015 - 9:40pm