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Half-million dollar theft: Dickinson woman accused of deceiving Billings Co. man out of $594,577

March 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Accused of swindling a Billings County man out of more than a half-million dollars over the course of five months, a Dickinson woman is facing 10 counts of felony theft by deception. Continue Reading

Do you receive federal benefits? Switch deadline looming

February 7, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The U.S. Department of the Treasury reported that 5 million checks continue to be mailed to federal beneficiaries each month. On March 1, 2013, the electronic payment law goes into effect and the Treasury Department is urging Social Security and other federal benefit recipients to switch now to either direct deposit or the Direct Express Debit MasterCard card. Continue Reading

Fewer ND retailers sell tobacco to minors: 2 Dickinson stores fail compliance checks

January 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The amount of retailers selling tobacco products to minors has dropped dramatically in the last 10-plus years, according to a recent North Dakota Department of Human Services compliance check. Continue Reading

Don’t wait for Social Security check in the mail

April 15, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON Starting next year, the check will no longer be in the mail for millions of people who receive Social Security and other government benefits. Continue Reading

Checks and Balances

April 15, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Local authorities investigate bounced checks, encourage businesses to check ID
WORTHINGTON The Worthington Police Department and Nobles County Sheriff Office are in the midst of investigating a large bounced check ring involving several people, and are looking for the business district’s help in making sure they have all the bad checks rounded up. Continue Reading

All alcohol retailers pass compliance check

March 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR All of the 21 alcohol retailers passed recent alcohol compliance checks conducted by the Willmar Police Department by refusing to sell to an underage individual. Continue Reading

State Treasurer calls for efficiency in state finances

September 22, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota government agencies have $3 million worth of outstanding state checks, and the state treasurer wants to see this number decline. Continue Reading

Businesses fail tobacco compliance checks

August 10, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Four businesses in Nobles and Rock counties failed tobacco compliance checks conducted in July by Nobles-Rock Community Health Services. Continue Reading

Compliance checks complete in Nobles County

May 24, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON During a series of recent checks on all licensed alcohol retailers, the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office found an 86 percent compliance when it came to establishments selling to underage drinking. Continue Reading

Three of 19 local liquor establishments fail alcohol compliance check

May 13, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Sixteen out of 19 local liquor establishments passed a recent alcohol compliance check conducted by the Willmar Police Department, but three retailers failed the compliance check by selling liquor to someone under the age of 21.
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