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13 Highway Patrol troopers coming to western North Dakota

July 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

More North Dakota Highway Patrol troopers are coming to the Oil Patch.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced in a press release 15 candidates graduated from the Law Enforcement Training Academy on Friday, 13 of which are heading to oil and gas-producing cou…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Clean Water amendment backers will skip State Fair forum

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Backers of a proposed conservation fund that would draw from North Dakota oil tax revenue are gathering petition signatures at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot, but they’ve declined to publicly debate the measure’s merits with th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Service gap: Hospice providers say stigmas keep them from helping patients earlier

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — When Donovon Nelson’s back problems started causing him to fall down, his wife, Mary, knew where he could get help.
She recommended Hospice of the Red River Valley, which eased her mother’s last weeks of life. Hospice staff members sta…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wisconsin man faces federal charges for N.D. human trafficking case

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A Wisconsin man faces federal charges for allegedly drugging women and bringing them to work as prostitutes in North Dakota, where he’s accused of using heroin and force to hold them against their will.

Levell Lee Durr, 31, who had …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wisconsin man faces federal charges for N.D. human trafficking case

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A Wisconsin man faces federal charges for allegedly drugging women and bringing them to work as prostitutes in North Dakota, where he’s accused of using heroin and force to hold them against their will.

Levell Lee Durr, 31, who had …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Battered, but not broken: Tornado sent teen and her aunt and uncle flipping and spinning inside RV

May 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Amy Dalrymple
Forum News Service
MINOT — Fifteen-year-old Ainslea Oliphant had been at the Watford City RV park where her aunt and uncle live for 30 minutes when her uncle told her to get under the table.
Oliphant, visiting from the Baton Rou…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Battered, but not broken: Tornado sent teen and her aunt and uncle flipping and spinning inside RV

May 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Amy Dalrymple
Forum News Service
MINOT — Fifteen-year-old Ainslea Oliphant had been at the Watford City RV park where her aunt and uncle live for 30 minutes when her uncle told her to get under the table.
Oliphant, visiting from the Baton Rou…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Construction worker dies in 4-story fall in Minot

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINOT — A construction worker from Ohio fell from the roof of a four-story building in Minot and died Monday, police said.

Richard Rayburn, 48, of Hillsboro, Ohio, was transported to a Minot hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the Minot Poli…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Okla. man sentenced for having child porn

May 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

An Oklahoma man was sentenced Friday for possession of child pornography, U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon said.
Jeremy Eades, 28, was sentenced to 11 years, three months in federal prison for possessing materials depicting the sexual exploitation of minors…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man charged after bonfire accident injures 5

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINOT — A man has been charged after a vehicle shock absorber was thrown onto a bonfire and exploded, injuring five people.
Some of the injuries are serious, a news release from the Ward County Sheriff’s Office said. Four people were still hospi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com