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Murky Marsy's Law: Clarity sought for prosecutors, public access
Longstanding legacy: North Dakota campuses a result of politics, early expectations of state's founders
ASTRO BOB: The Winter Triangle meets the preposterous monoceros
Gov. Burgum's Super Bowl reimbursements rise to nearly $40,000
A Carnival cruise in the South Pacific descended into a violent mess
nation and world
SD governor hopefuls battle for birds: Noem, Jackley share five-point plans to boost SD’s pheasant population
Ko completes wire-to-wire Women's Australian Open win
Canadian men beat S. Korea 4-0 and get bye in in hockey quaterfinals
Russian curler suspected of doping
Kolpack: Loss of traditional powers hasn't hurt FCS football at the gate
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Cramer's blind devotion to Trump has clouded his perspective
COMMENTARY: You haven't beaten Heidi Heitkamp yet, Republicans
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
What is love? The answer depends on who you ask
John F. Lonsky
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
Pepsi contract is 22 percent of sales
Community calendar of events for Feb. 15, 2018
Lincoln James Hanson
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November 22, 2017
'You're not invincible:' Former Mandan student talks to teens about drinking and driving
MANDAN, N.D. — A former Mandan student sentenced to eight years in state prison after driving drunk and killing three of his friends spoke...
November 22, 2017 - 12:10pm
November 8, 2017
Underage drinking enforcement results in 114 citations
North Dakota law enforcement agencies issued 114 citations during October as part of an effort to prevent underage drinking in the state. Additional patrols were deployed resulting in 13 counts of minor in consumption, nine counts of minor in possession, seven counts of open container,...
November 8, 2017 - 3:19pm
August 9, 2017
America's drinking problem is much worse this century
Americans are drinking more than they used to, a troubling trend with potentially dire implications for the country's future health-care costs....
August 9, 2017 - 12:21pm
May 27, 2017
CVHD: Don’t allow underage drinking
Central Valley Health District is reminding parents to model good behavior for the upcoming graduation weekend and to “Be a Responsible Host, Don’t Use Alcohol to Toast.” Central Valley said parents are the No. 1 influence in the lives of their kids. Parents and adults can help...
May 27, 2017 - 7:05am
March 26, 2016
American Airlines co-pilot arrested at Detroit airport for drinking
An unidentified American Airlines co-pilot was arrested on Saturday at a Detroit airport terminal on suspicion of drinking before his scheduled flight to Philadelphia, officials said.
March 26, 2016 - 11:00pm
July 6, 2015
Alcohol abuse hotline begins operations in Devils Lake
DEVILS LAKE, N.D.—A program in Devils Lake that began as an informal way to curb underage drinking parties has expanded into a community-wide hotline for reporting a wide variety of alcohol issues, including overserving in bars. The hotline was expanded six weeks ago to...
July 6, 2015 - 6:48am
July 1, 2014
Drug arrests up, teen binge drinking and DUIs down in N.D.
BISMARCK – Drug arrests climbed by nearly 20 percent in North Dakota last year, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem told lawmakers Tuesday, warning the state has “a completely different situation than we had with the drug cases even 10 years ago.”
July 1, 2014 - 1:29pm
May 13, 2014
USA Becomes World No.1 Wine Market As French Drinking Drops
PARIS, May 13 (Reuters) - The
May 13, 2014 - 2:21pm
CVHD awarded $259,000 grant
The Central Valley Health District, which covers Stutsman and Logan counties, is one of 22 public health agencies and four tribes to receive hundreds of thousands of dollars from the North Dakota Department of Human Services to combat underage drinking and binge drinking. CVHD received...
May 13, 2014 - 7:00am
January 31, 2014
Passion for vodka kills thousands of Russian men
LONDON - A quarter of all Russian men die before they reach their mid-fifties and their passion for alcohol - particularly vodka - is largely to blame, according to research published on Friday. A study of more than 150,000 people found extraordinarily high premature death rates...
January 31, 2014 - 12:55am
July 6, 2013
N.D. top in nation in beer shipments per capita
FARGO (AP) -- Bottoms up! North Dakota is tops in the nation in beer shipments per capita, if age is taken into account, though not everyone views it as a good thing. The analysis done by the Beer Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based trade association representing brewers, importers...
July 6, 2013 - 7:37am
March 18, 2013
Drinking preceded fatal stabbing at crew camp
Forum News Service TIOGA, N.D. - An alcohol-infused dispute between roommates at an oilfield crew camp led to one man's death and the arrest of the suspect after he drove the victim to the hospital, the Williams County Sheriff's Office said today. Ryan N. Anderson, 31, was arrested...
March 18, 2013 - 11:19am
September 8, 2012
Group hopes to use changes in policies to curb underage drinking
A new project with a new approach to curb underage drinking is putting its roots down in Jamestown. Unlike other prevention projects, Communities Mobilizing for Change on Alcohol wants to influence policy to punish the providers of alcohol to those who are underage. "It's going...
September 8, 2012 - 6:56am
July 13, 2012
Letter to the editor: Solving alcohol problems takes compassion, deterrents
My heart hurts for everyone connected with the two accidents (on Interstate 94 and at Lake Metigoshe) that claimed seven lives (yes, the unborn baby counts). Hopefully the jolting tragedies along with the acknowledgement that North Dakota has 'A sobering problem' (July 10 Sun headline)...
July 13, 2012 - 6:13am
July 6, 2011
N.D. college binge drinking rates fall
BISMARCK (AP) -- The rate of binge drinking among North Dakota college students is continuing a slow decline. A new survey questioned almost 4,000 students last year about their drinking and drug habits. About 48 percent said they had five or more drinks in one sitting in the past...
July 6, 2011 - 8:00am