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Highlights from the North Dakota Dem-NPL policy platform
Highlights from the North Dakota Dem-NPL policy platform
Democrats charmed by 'down to earth' Biden at state convention
Car crashes into Grand Forks business
Democrats endorse Schneider for US House race
crime and courts
Little Big Town brings big sound to the Ralph
ArtWise show opens next week at Alerus
CBS tentatively sets March 25 for airing '60 Minutes' interview with Stormy Daniels
Publicist for Matt Damon squashes rumor saying he was moving to Australia because of Trump
'American Idol' contestant was 'uncomfortable,' but says Katy Perry's kiss wasn't harassment
Doctors said to let a teen's sinus infection 'run its course,' family says. Weeks later, he died.
Hope for fighting deadly impatiens disease
5 Irish-themed sweets for St. Patrick's Day
Salmonella cases linked to consuming opioid substitute kratom
Marilyn Hagerty: Do you fancy yourself a pencil?
Saturday's local scoreboard
UMD survives: Bulldogs lose to North Dakota, barely advance to NCAAs
Miguel Ibarra's start bodes well for next opportunity with Minnesota United
Wild get past cellar-dwelling Coyotes
Released on Friday, Jarius Wright hasn't ruled out re-signing with Vikings
Ronald D. Hegg
Frederick George Giese
Gerald A. "Turk" Devine
Jean L. Skaro
Marjorie McLean Kruger
OUTDOOR REPORT: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
Doug Leier: Questions—and answers—on Game and Fish Department's move to online-only licensing
Elk surveys mailed to 8,500 homes as Fond du Lac Band effort inches toward reintroduction
VIDEO: A kids' fishing story — as told by a kid
Jarod Lund northern pike
McFeely: N.D. Dems seeing new faces, new energy
Commentary: Democrat insider: State party engaged in “backstabbing and double dealing” with some candidates
Letter: People still have right to propose laws
Letter: Board failed in its planning process
Letter: Thoughts on what I read in the Herald
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