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Nicolas Spaeth, former ND attorney general, found dead in Fargo

March 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – Former North Dakota Attorney General Nicholas Spaeth was found dead here Sunday, police say.

He was 64 years old.

Fargo police Lt. Joel Vettel said officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Eighth Street South at 1:43 p.m. Sunday.
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Nicolas Spaeth, former ND attorney general, found dead in Fargo

March 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – Former North Dakota Attorney General Nicholas Spaeth was found dead here Sunday, police say.

He was 64 years old.

Fargo police Lt. Joel Vettel said officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Eighth Street South at 1:43 p.m. Sunday.
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Purdon appointed to Attorney General’s Advisory Committee

January 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Attorney General Eric Holder has appointed North Dakota U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon and seven others to his advisory committee Tuesday, the Department of Justice announced.
Purdon said in an interview that it’s a great way to highlight p…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Western N.D. to get special prosecutor to combat drug trafficking

January 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Attorney General’s Office is advertising for a special prosecutor who will serve a dual role in federal court to combat drug trafficking that has followed the state’s oil boom.

The new position – which still nee…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Western N.D. to get special prosecutor to combat drug trafficking

January 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Attorney General’s Office is advertising for a special prosecutor who will serve a dual role in federal court to combat drug trafficking that has followed the state’s oil boom.

The new position – which still nee…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Development board violated open meetings law, attorney general rules

November 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

JAMESTOWN – A Jan. 30 meeting of the Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. Executive Board violated the open records and meetings law, according to an opinion issued Friday by the North Dakota Attorney General’s Office.

The Jamestown Sun had requ…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fargo lawmaker at forefront of opposition to proposed beefed-up child sex ad law

September 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The role state Rep. Blair Thoreson, a Fargo Republican, serves with a national conservative group has him leading an effort to block a change in federal law to allow state prosecutors to go after websites that host ads for child sex trafficking. Continue Reading

AG: ND foundation broke open records law

June 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says a nonprofit arm of the North Dakota University System broke the law by denying a copy of its revenues and expenditures. Continue Reading

State tallies $52K defending abortion law

June 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) Records show that North Dakota has spent more than $52,000 defending a 2011 state law that seeks to limit the use of drugs to terminate pregnancies. Continue Reading

AG challenges added complaint in abortion case

May 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A district court judge who verbally committed last month to upholding a lawsuit challenging a 2011 abortion law should not allow a supplemental complaint to be added to the suit before he officially rules on the case, the attorney general’s office said Wednesday. Continue Reading