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Williston, Gov. Burgum unveil plan for city development
Minot running low on money for flood protection project
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A woman called 911 about burglars at her neighbor's house. They were black Airbnb guests.
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MDU celebrates successes at annual meeting
105-year-old West Fargo salvage yard founder remembered for work ethic, sense of humor
145 million Social Security numbers, 99 million addresses and more: Every type of personal data Equifax lost to hackers, by the numbers
Ray Szmanda, longtime pitchman for Menards, dead at 91
Dickinson Press wins 'general excellence' once again
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Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
Photo of flame resembling Jesus taken at Fargo church
10 Minnesota illnesses linked to national E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce
A bride-to-be lost her arm in a crocodile attack - and still got married five days later
Kids attend Safety Fair
STEM All Stars named
Within striking distance: Heart River baseball flirts with first win on Tuesday
McNeilly, Sickler selected to senior all-star series
Senior night sweep: Zubke, Dutchak carry Midgets to wins over Bismarck High
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May 5, 2018
Community needs to see warning signs before crises hit, experts say: Following deaths of four, many ask what could have been done
GRAND FORKS — The deaths of four people in an apparent murder-suicide Thursday, May 3, has left a community wondering if more could have been done. Longtime social services and domestic violence experts Kate Kenna and Kristi Hall-Jiran weighed in this week on what individuals...
May 5, 2018 - 6:12pm
April 3, 2018
New Social Services building could cost $6 million
A new Stark County Social Services building could cost as much as $6 million. At Tuesday’s monthly meeting of Stark County Commissioners, JLG architect Isaac Karley made a presentation to commissioners on a potential addition to the facility on West 12th Street. The site was reviewed...
April 3, 2018 - 12:25pm
January 11, 2018
Social Services seeks to expand office space
Stark County Social Services in Dickinson is planning to expand its office space. The county agency needs more space at its 12th Street West location to better serve its clients and meet the demands of a growing population, Russ Hoff, social services board chairman, explained. "We're...
January 11, 2018 - 10:50pm
April 12, 2017
County social services bill clears ND House
BISMARCK — A partisan debate over property tax policy erupted Wednesday between North Dakota House members over the framework of a pilot...
April 12, 2017 - 7:10pm
January 15, 2016
Keeping the hearth warm: State program provides heat security for low-income households
Winter may be warmer than usual this season, but those who fall more susceptible to the cold have some recourse for when the deep freeze strikes. The North Dakota Department of Human Services oversees the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, which helps North Dakotans...
January 15, 2016 - 7:22pm
January 12, 2016
Lawmakers question proposed state takeover of county social services costs
BISMARCK -– Legislation that shifted the cost of some social services in North Dakota from counties to the state has lowered property taxes as intended, but some lawmakers expressed reluctance Tuesday about a complete takeover and questioned whether the $150 million price tag is...
January 12, 2016 - 5:36pm
October 14, 2015
Police say mom called ambulance to take kids to school
FARGO – A Fargo mother is facing felony charges after she allegedly called 911 for an ambulance to take her children to school because of Monday's...
October 14, 2015 - 3:50pm
June 26, 2015
Police Blotter: Police recover small bag containing cocaine in hotel
Police recovered a small, blue bag filled with a controlled substance Tuesday morning at Quality Inn & Suites on the 70 block of Museum Drive West. According to reports, the bag was found on the floor and contained approximately 1.23 grams of cocaine, which law enforcement officials...
June 26, 2015 - 11:14pm
June 24, 2015
Man admits having sex with 16-year-old foster child
GRAND FORKS — A 30-year-old Grand Forks man has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment after pleading guilty to having sex with a 16-year-old foster child. Kerry Allison Knutson admitted to luring minors by computer and corruption or solicitation of minors, both Class C felonies,...
June 24, 2015 - 12:02am
June 4, 2015
Authorities investigate after infant severely injured at Fargo day care
WEST FARGO — Police are investigating after a 6-month-old boy was found not breathing at an unlicensed day care in West Fargo Monday. The parents of Owen Skodje said on his CaringBridge site Wednesday that the prognosis for their son to survive was dire and though he was on life...
June 4, 2015 - 10:57pm
May 9, 2015
Drug cases put strain on family services in Stark County
A growing drug problem in southwest North Dakota is putting a strain on social service providers, and Dickinson’s youngest residents are feeling the effects. Stark County Social Services reports its foster care caseload has doubled over the last year, the result of not only more...
May 9, 2015 - 9:33pm
April 12, 2015
What's Next? When out of a job, the choice to stay or leave
On Friday, a barrel of West Texas Intermediate crude oil traded at $47.75. A year ago, the monthly average was $98.20 a barrel. This dramatic...
April 12, 2015 - 12:00am
March 11, 2015
Dickinson’s Community Action Partnership receives another $1M in funding
WASHINGTON -- For the second time this year, the Community Action Partnership in Dickinson is receiving more than $1 million in federal funding for its Head Start and Early Head Start programs, North Dakota’s Congressional delegation announced Wednesday.
March 11, 2015 - 6:27pm
December 5, 2014
Dalrymple proposes big shift with plan to fund county social services
BISMARCK — At Lakes Social Service District in Devils Lake, Rhonda Allery and her staff have seen reports of child abuse or neglect jump from 25 to 40 per month and the average number of foster cases rise from about 40 to 55 in recent years. But when budget time rolls around and...
December 5, 2014 - 9:47pm
March 1, 2014
Head of Spirit Lake social services staff resigns: Official says recruitment to reservation is impossible
FORT TOTTEN — The head of the Spirit Lake Nation’s embattled social services program has resigned after just six months on the job. Robert O’Keefe said it’s been next to impossible to recruit social workers to the reservation south of Devils Lake. “I came out here to kind...
March 1, 2014 - 1:16am