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Trial for man accused of infant abuse delayed

May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The trial for an Arizona man charged with sexually and physically abusing an infant has been delayed until September.

A pre-trial hearing for Dan Anderson Pruett originally scheduled for May 20 has been re-scheduled for Sept. 2. His trial will beg…continue reading on

Fate of key ag deduction is murky

March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO, N.D. — Area farmers and farm implement dealers continue to press for an extension of a popular federal tax break. But predicting how Congress will respond is difficult, officials say.

“It’s hard to know what’s going to be the outcom…continue reading on

ND veteran receives Medal of Honor for Afghan fight

February 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON At the bottom of a valley in eastern Afghanistan, Army Staff Sgt. Clinton L. Romesha woke up Oct. 3, 2009, to explosions ricocheting throughout his compound. Racing out of bed to grab his machine gun, he and roughly 50 Americans were about to fight one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghan war. Continue Reading

Bill targets out-of-state speeders

January 16, 2013 in DL-Online

Tioga Rep. Bob Skarphol is tired of seeing the same out-of-state license plates on vehicles driven by new western North Dakota workers. The Republican has introduced a bill that would require people with out-of-state license plates to pay speeding fines of their home state.
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ND Highway Patrol says 6 men killed in Interstate 94 crash near Jamestown

December 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a crash between a semitrailer and a pickup has killed six men on Interstate 94 near Jamestown.
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ND public pensions invest in gun makers

December 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) The North Dakota agency that oversees pension funds for state employees and public school teachers says it is invested in two gun companies. Continue Reading

Cattle are warm-blooded, winter-weather ready

December 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Winter weather woes have not been a major concern for North Dakota’s livestock producers in recent years because of warmer seasons.
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Loader used to ‘dismantle the house,’ end standoff in New Town this morning

December 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

NEW TOWN, N.D. – Law enforcement used a front-end loader to break into New Town home and end a standoff with an armed man this morning. Continue Reading

ND Legislature a Johnny-Come-Lately

December 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

When I heard in December last year that North Dakota’s Legislature wasn’t scheduled to meet until 2013, I thought it was perhaps an anomaly. It was only after researching the state’s governmental set-up that I learned that our senators and representatives are required to meet only every other year. Continue Reading

Judge blocks ND Election Day campaign ban

October 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A federal judge on Wednesday barred state and local prosecutors from enforcing North Dakota’s ban on Election Day campaigning, saying the century-old restriction violates political speech rights. Continue Reading

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