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Proposal for North Dakota Supreme Court Law Library aims to save money, space
North Dakota granted background check waiver for child care providers
500 apply for 23 commissioner posts under Walz
Trump shifts as denials of payoffs prove to be lies
Two injured after minivan, North Dakota-owned snowplow collide
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Season of magic: North Dakota Ballet Co. to present holiday dance production in Grand Forks
Kat Perkins to perform holiday show in Grand Forks
Longtime Star Tribune movie critic resigns following plagiarism allegations
Michelle Obama coming to St. Paul as part of ‘Becoming’ book tour
Christmas tour returns to Grand Forks for festive family show
Ann Bailey: Grieving is hard, especially during the holidays
Marilyn Hagerty: Only coal in the stockings of crank callers
102-year-old woman skydives to raise awareness for the disease that killed her daughter
Mistletoe vs. cozy cottages: States differ on favorite Hallmark holiday movies
Lost Italian: Stop and smell the Norwegian Rosettes this holiday baking season
'Voice of the Red River Basin' calls it a career
Ellis, Hangsleben spark Wave to 2-1 win over Thief River Falls
Thursday's local scoreboard
Chargers stun Chiefs with last-second touchdown
Niederreiter stays hot, leads Wild over Panthers
Kala M. Lovgren
Jacqueline A. "Jackie" (Stenberg) Roberts
Laverne A. Manderud
Rebecca Jean Snyder Marsnik
Julie Beth (Morris) Dale
'Voice of the Red River Basin' calls it a career
Voyageurs Park wolves are fishing
OUTDOOR REPORT: Some resorts allow vehicle traffic on the ice but caution is crucial
Trophy Room: 11-year-old catches two trophy walleyes in same day
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever outline conservation components in new Farm Bill; other groups praise measure
Salonen: Hubby celebrates ‘first’ birthday with heart
Phillips: Kindness can bring us to our knees
Letter: A press pass is still a privilege
Letter: Holiday lighting brightens downtown
Letter: More transparency for North Dakota
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November 19, 2018
Drugs, mental illness, lack of insurance wreak havoc on inmates' teeth
FARGO —The gums are often swollen and red. The teeth are cracked and decayed. Sometimes, they’re blackened or missing. Nursing supervisor...
November 19, 2018 - 7:08am
August 13, 2018
Advocates for Minnesota inmates say weekslong lockdown 'inhumane'
STILLWATER, Minn.—An inmate-rights group is calling on the Minnesota Department of Corrections to end its lockdown at the Minnesota Department...
August 13, 2018 - 8:46pm
July 28, 2018
Koch network project gears up to help inmates re-enter society after prison
A new project funded by the network aligned with billionaire industrialist Charles Koch is tracking and monitoring 1,100 inmates in four states...
July 28, 2018 - 10:07am
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