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Accused Minnesota 'killer grandma' caught in Texas
ND drilling company owner doubts he'll see $690,000 embezzled from his company
Why you've never heard of the six Chinese men who survived the Titanic
UND A&S dean to interview in Tennessee
Reporters remember dramatic pipeline protests on UND panel
crime and courts
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
Grand Cities Children's Choir presents spring concert
Northwest Minnesota Arts Council to honor artists, art advocate
What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear.
Minnesota's Bachelorette starts man parade May 28
Marilyn Hagerty: 'Red. This is it. We are done with you and your ice'
Area pagans, Wiccans explain ancient festivals that mark spring, summer
Spring weather - and wetness - are coming: Tips can help homeowners prevent basement flooding, ice dams
Food pantry looks for new home as church prepares to close, sell building
George W. Bush recalls his mother as strong, lucid and funny as she approached death
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Wolves need 'Buckets' to live up to his nickname
Gophers' Whalen has a perfect role model in Staley
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Marlene J. Johnson
Dr. John Arden Duerre, PhD
Janet "Jan" Austfjord
Earth Day pasque flower hike set for Fertile Sand Hills
OUTDOOR REPORT: Focus switches to sturgeon on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River; light goose migration near peak in North Dakota
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
Wolves should be managed like other species, Minnesota legislator says
Outdoors notebook: Public deer plan meetings continue in Minnesota, Minnesota turkey season begins etc.
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Our view: The legacy left behind? Evasiveness
Letter: Correcting, clarifying column about UND
Letter: Is Second Amendment an excuse for violence?
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
Rep. Josh Boschee
90th Birthday Celebration
Bill & Linda
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
April 17, 2018
Truckers being trained in helping to spot human trafficking
ST. PAUL — As part of its ongoing effort to rescue human trafficking victims and bring traffickers to justice, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Tuesday, April 17, announced that Minnesota law enforcement and the trucking industry will...
April 17, 2018 - 6:28pm
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
U.S. Senate passes bill aimed at websites that host human trafficking ads
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 the Communications...
March 21, 2018 - 7:09pm
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 facility 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 Thursday. The Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA) has 65 sponsors, Heitkamp said in a news release Thursday. She told the Herald she...
January 11, 2018 - 6:34pm
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
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 human trafficking difficult, but agencies strive to recognize it
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...
September 3, 2017 - 6:00am
New ND anti-prostitution program for ‘johns’ has no takers so far
BISMARCK -- People convicted of buying sex have, since February, been eligible for a program to teach them about the harms of sex trafficking....
August 3, 2017 - 4:16pm
Still more work needed on anti-human trafficking efforts, Congress members say
An anti-human trafficking bill is expected to hit the U.S. Senate floor, legislators announced days after the release of an expansive annual report on what the State Department called a threat to public safety and national security. But Congress members say there is more work to be...
July 3, 2017 - 3:27pm
June 29, 2017
19 arrested in Minnesota human trafficking sting; 10 victims rescued, officials say
ANOKA, Minn.—A human trafficking sting led by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension this week netted 19 arrests, officials say....
June 29, 2017 - 9:35pm