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Hydropower project along Missouri River for region takes first step
Two tornadoes rip up trees, damage farms in central SD
ND, Minn. officials speak out on family separations for border-crossers
A man was crushed to death beneath his mother's coffin
Stanley Cup champion, former UND hockey star Shane Gersich gets bailed out by campus police
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For Twins' Rosario 2018 shaping up to be his year
WORLD CUP ROUNDUP: England avoids draw as Kane delivers stunner in stoppage time
Sport Shorts: Post 14 drops two in Omaha
Barry Trotz steps down as head coach of Washington Capitals despite Stanley Cup win
Athletes disqualified from ND state track meet want to make sure other competitors don't suffer same fate
Commentary: ND non-citizen voting measure receives $100,000 from an out-of-state mystery group
Commentary: Anti-gun Parkland students expected to visit Fargo/Moorhead, Bismarck, and Standing Rock this month
Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents at the border 'breaks my heart'
Commentary: Still waiting for a talk with my dad
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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
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Community calendar of events for June 18, 2018
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Community calendar of events for June 15, 2018
Graveyard historian Volunteer catalogues State Hospital cemeteries for online research
ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
June 8, 2018
Canada moves one step closer to legalizing recreational marijuana
The Canadian Senate passed legislation Thursday night, June 7, that would legalize marijuana for recreational use, putting the country one step...
June 8, 2018 - 1:52pm
May 31, 2018
Man arrested after I-94 traffic stop turns into big marijuana bust
WEST FARGO—A routine traffic stop on Interstate 94 turned into a sizable drug bust, with more than 100 pounds of marijuana found in a vehicle...
May 31, 2018 - 4:08pm
May 23, 2018
The Jamestown Building, Planning & Zoning Committee tabled consideration of a draft special use permit for Compassion Care Centers, commonly called a medical marijuana dispensary, until its June 19 meeting to allow committee members to do more research. Potential operators of dispensary...
May 23, 2018 - 6:56am
May 22, 2018
1 arrested, drugs and guns seized in south Fargo bust
FARGO — Drugs, cash and weapons were seized from a south Fargo home and one man was arrested Tuesday morning, May 22, after a search warrant...
May 22, 2018 - 6:25pm
May 2, 2018
ND tobacco shop owner faces five drug charges
BISMARCK—The owner of a tobacco shop here is facing one count of unlawful possession of a controlled substance and four counts of unlawful delivery, possession with intent to deliver, or manufacture with intent to deliver drug paraphernalia. The Bismarck Police Department served...
May 2, 2018 - 5:34pm
April 23, 2018
ND recreational marijuana petition nears 11,000 signatures
BISMARCK—Proponents of legalizing recreational marijuana use are about 2,500 signatures away from requirements for a measure to be placed...
April 23, 2018 - 5:51pm
April 19, 2018
This is a story about a stoned raccoon at a fire station
An unusual pair showed up in the pre-dawn hours at Fire Station 82 in Wayne Township, Indiana, last week. Repeatedly pressing the doorbell was...
April 19, 2018 - 2:11pm
April 13, 2018
ND county denies special use for medical pot facility
ST. ANTHONY, N.D.—After prolonged debate, a special use permit for the establishment of a medical marijuana compassion center near St....
April 13, 2018 - 7:42pm
March 31, 2018
CBD is cannabis that won't get you high. So why are so many people using it?
In a lowlit room at Joy's Spa in Washington, Dawn Franklin is smoothing a creamy white mask onto Jessica Osorio's face. The mask, she says, is...
March 31, 2018 - 8:42am
March 21, 2018
ND cities look at regulating potential sites for medical marijuana facilities
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota likely won't open the application process for medical marijuana dispensaries until at least mid-May, but...
March 21, 2018 - 8:00pm
March 16, 2018
Guns, marijuana, abortion: Debate begins on the Dem-NPL platform
GRAND FORKS—Values or voters? Members of North Dakota Democratic-NPL debated its platform on Friday, March 16, in a long evening discussion...
March 16, 2018 - 8:17pm
March 4, 2018
Marijuana petition puts onus on ND lawmakers to regulate
GRAND FORKS—A petition to decriminalize marijuana in North Dakota is seen by some as overbroad, but backers of the petition said the potential...
March 4, 2018 - 7:30am
February 26, 2018
Commentary: Why North Dakota should legalize pot: Arrests involving marijuana have increased 119 percent since 2009
Over the weekend my colleague April Baumgarten wrote an eye-opening piece about drug arrests in North Dakota. Particularly startlingly was how...
February 26, 2018 - 9:44am
February 24, 2018
With legalization growing elsewhere, marijuana makes up half of N.D. drug arrests
The legalization of marijuana, or at least the attempt to do so, has gained steam. But recreational use still is illegal in most states and federally,...
February 24, 2018 - 5:57pm
February 14, 2018
Bank refused to notarize signatures on petition for legal pot in North Dakota
FARGO—A petition to legalize recreational marijuana in North Dakota is hitting unexpected roadblocks after US Bank refused to verify their...
February 14, 2018 - 6:33am