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As opioid use rises across ND, officials say treatment efforts must continue
ND to investigate redundancies in education
ND rural schools expand class offerings through online courses
FBI hate crime rate down in ND, but may be missing 7 Fargo cases
Divide dahlias in fall for winter storage
nation and world
Denver uses power-play goals to get split
Century wins third straight Class A volleyball title
Century defeats Jamestown for Class A volleyball crown
Oshie, Holtby guide Capitals past Wild
Experience will guide Twins as they weigh extensions for budding stars
Commentary: GMOs provide additional food choices
Letter to the editor: Teacher-student relationship is critical to learning
Bravo to the UJ volleyball team
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
Betty Jane Hill
Ruth (VanWinkle) Soma
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
Trinity seeking food donations
First Baptist continues refugee mission
Senior Menu, Activities Nov. 6-10
Duel in the Dirt
Turkey Trot planned on Thanksgiving
Community calendar of events for Nov. 18, 2017
Community calendar of events for Nov. 17, 2017
Duel in the Dirt finals return to Jamestown Civic Center
Jim & Babe Boyd
Century defeats Jamestown for Class A volleyball crown
July 25, 2017
Trucker denies knowing immigrants were in stifling tractor trailer
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The truck driver accused of smuggling at least 100 illegal immigrants inside a sweltering tractor-trailer, 10 of whom died,...
July 25, 2017 - 7:03am
July 24, 2017
Truck driver charged in Texas in suspected smuggling case that led to 10 deaths
SAN ANTONIO - A truck driver was due in federal court on Monday, accused in a suspected human smuggling operation in which 10 people died and...
July 24, 2017 - 1:05pm
Sanford Health employees granted FBI award
BISMARCK — The Federal Bureau of Investigation's Minneapolis Division has granted an award to two employees of Sanford Health in Bismarck...
February 24, 2017 - 2:29pm
February 12, 2017
Film exposes underworld of U.S. children sold online for sex
NEW YORK—When Mary Mazzio first heard about middle-school girls from her hometown of Boston suing a website on which they had been sold for sex, the self-described "recovering lawyer" was blown away. "What? Fifteen minutes from where I live?" the film director remembers thinking....
February 12, 2017 - 7:00am
Committee seeks to hold Backpage.com in contempt
WASHINGTON — A Senate committee that includes Sen. Heidi Heitkamp has voted to launch civil contempt proceedings against the website Backpage.com. The move comes after Heitkamp, D-N.D., and other members of a subcommittee blasted Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer in November for refusing...
February 12, 2016 - 6:45am
February 8, 2016
Sex trafficking victim claims law enforcement failed
WILLISTON, N.D — A sex trafficking survivor who reached out for help while in Williston in late 2014 says she was too terrified to testify after the way law enforcement handled the case. "Jessica," who reported to police she was assaulted after she failed to make her quota...
February 8, 2016 - 6:39am
January 29, 2016
Calls regarding human trafficking rise
BISMARCK—North Dakota had 19 cases of human trafficking reported to a national hotline in 2015, the nonprofit that operates the program said Thursday. The North Dakota cases reported to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, operated by the nonprofit group Polaris,...
January 29, 2016 - 6:39am
January 28, 2016
Guilty pleas to sex trafficking charges
FARGO, N.D.—A Milwaukee pair has pleaded guilty to four charges relating to a human trafficking operation between Milwaukee and Bismarck involving at least one 17-year-old. Kurtis Johnson, 26, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Fargo Tuesday to two counts of sex trafficking...
January 28, 2016 - 6:33am
September 2, 2015
U.S, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador arrest 36 in joint human smuggling sweep
San Salvador, El Salvador -- Authorities in the United States, Mexico,
September 2, 2015 - 5:00pm
July 24, 2015
Thailand indicts 72 human trafficking suspects ahead of U.S. report
BANGKOK, Thailand -- The Thai government on Friday announced the indictments of 72 people, including police officers and other government officials, for their suspected involvement in human trafficking. A spokesperson for the attorney general's office said they are seeking arrest...
July 24, 2015 - 11:00am
June 17, 2015
Woman charged in trafficking case
WILLISTON, N.D. — A Milwaukee woman has been charged with felony human trafficking and conspiracy to commit theft of property. Both felony offenses carry a maximum of 20 years in prison if Rasheda Ross, 37, is convicted in Northwest District Court. The charges were filed in Williams...
June 17, 2015 - 7:55am
May 22, 2015
Bill would expand training to identify human trafficking victims
BISMARCK-- A bipartisan bill introduced in Congress on Thursday would expand on a pilot program that has trained health care providers at sites in North Dakota and four other states in how to identify and protect human trafficking victims. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., who...
May 22, 2015 - 8:58am
April 10, 2015
Mother seeks reunion with missing daughter
BISMARCK—The mother of the missing 14-year-old Las Vegas girl found being trafficked in Minot had one word to describe how she felt knowing her daughter is safe: "Relief." the mother's first name, Sherry, is only being used in order to protect the identity of her minor...
April 10, 2015 - 6:47am
March 24, 2015
Letter to the editor: Remove gag amendment, take stand against trafficking
The politicians who added a gag amendment to Senate Bill 2107 claim that this amendment is necessary to “prevent taxpayer funding for abortion.” SB2107 combats human trafficking and would increase the services available to victims of this terrible crime. The politicians who added...
March 24, 2015 - 7:28am
March 3, 2015
Human trafficking bill draws complaints
FARGO — Some women's advocates complain that a "gag" provision was inserted into a bill to bar state money from being used to "refer for or counsel" human trafficking victims "in favor of abortion." The amended bill, a uniform bill to curb human trafficking, passed the...
March 3, 2015 - 7:02am