North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee urging passage of three bills targeting human trafficking.
The number of HIV and AIDS cases in North Dakota has grown dramatically in recent years as workers from across the country have flocked to the state because of its booming economy.
One night after giving up five goals in a season-opening loss, North Dakota goalie Zane McIntyre posted a 2-1 win at Bemidji State on Saturday.
Worker accommodations in North Dakota’s oil patch can be rough: men sleep in tiny trailers with boarded windows, parked cars and overcrowded apartments. The barracks-style “man camps” might imply that roughness of life, too.
Minnesota lawmakers are turning up the heat on the state’s major railroads to do something to alleviate congestion that’s costing the state millions of dollars.
Not that Minnesotans need to be reminded of all the things that make their state one of the greatest to live in — and not that we are not biased in these matters — but there’s another list confirming it. Minnesota is the second happiest state in America.
A weed strong enough to stop combines and resist many herbicides has been confirmed in South Dakota for the first time, raising concerns it could spread and cut deeply into crop production in the Upper Midwest — one of the few areas it hadn’t yet invaded.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton wants added safety measures for oil trains leaving North Dakota. Dayton made the request Tuesday in a letter to North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple.
A felon linked to fraud and terror in the North Dakota oil patch has been indicted on charges he hired people to gun down a former business associate in Washington state and kill a former employee whose body has not been found.
A federal judge is set to decide the future of a lawsuit filed by seven couples challenging the constitutional prohibition on same-sex marriage in North Dakota.
A send-off is planned Sunday for members of a North Dakota National Guard unit based in Fargo. Fifteen members of the North Dakota Army National Guard’s 231st Brigade Support Battalion Logistical Support Element are going on a yearlong deployment.
Traill County authorities say a 20-year-old North Dakota woman killed an elderly Minnesota woman after she rear-end an SUV at 85 mph while browsing Facebook on her cellphone. Abby Sletten of Hatton was charged in court this week with negligent homicide in the death of 89-year-old Phyllis Gordon of Ada, Minnesota, in May.
At least 14 people in northwest North Dakota have sought medical treatment after becoming ill following a visit to a laundromat.
A man accused of running an illegal gambling operation in North Dakota says the case should be dismissed because the charges conflict with a plea agreement in a separate money laundering case. Gerald Greenfield, of Bloomington, Minnesota, is charged in federal court with three counts, including conducting sports betting business and conspiracy to commit money laundering.
A reigning North Dakota teacher of the year was charged Friday with five felony counts for allegedly having sexual contact with a female student more than five years ago.
The Farm Rescue nonprofit in the Upper Midwest is approaching another milestone. The volunteer organization based in North Dakota will help its 300th farm family in the region by the end of the year.
A man who played college football in North Dakota has been convicted of killing one man and wounding another outside a Minneapolis club last fall.
Nineteen-year-old Alexander Clapper, of Moorhead, Minn., pleaded guilty on Wednesday to murder and a felony drug charge and was sentenced to serve nine years in prison, to be followed by a year of supervised probation.
New economic data is confirming Minnesota’s status as a top performer among Upper Midwest states. The U.S. Department of Commerce for the first time is releasing state-by-state breakdowns of personal income and consumption.
A motorcycle crash in Minot has killed two people. Police say the motorcycle crashed into a tree at a high rate of speed shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday, throwing both occupants.
One of two sisters from Minnesota accused of dealing large quantities of methamphetamine in North Dakota says she will also plead guilty in the case. Jennifer and Jacqueline Weiss, of Zimmerman, Minnesota, are charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of meth.
A Richland County sheriff’s deputy suffered minor injuries in a scuffle with a drunken driving suspect over the weekend.
Railroad documents released by the state Department of Public Safety show about 50 trains carrying crude oil from North Dakota are passing through Minnesota each week.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wants to participate in a lawsuit challenging a Red River diversion project so it can be heard on arguments about state regulation. A group representing upstream townships and counties in North Dakota and Minnesota has filed a federal lawsuit that asks the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to come up with a cheaper project that doesn’t flood farmland.
A group of Columbia University MBA students touring the country this summer to help small businesses improve their products chose a Fargo company partly because they liked the brand and partly because they could do their research in a tap room.