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California rape suspect knew police were coming. He ran - and brought along cyanide.
Deal reached: State's wineries might get to import 50 percent from outside
2 years in prison for Kyle man who stabbed boy
South Dakota Senate panel rejects refugee resettlement bill
House supports asking voters to make changes to Marsy's Law
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
A Trump dating site used a sex offender as its model, and it has a few other issues, too
KFC restaurants in the UK have a problem. They don't have chicken.
place a business brief
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Farmers have highest suicide rate of all occupations
The greatest goal in US women's hockey history won Team USA the gold
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell named All-Big Ten second team
Crow Creek downs Winner boys
U.S.-Canada play for gold
Mason sparks Gophers as they end nine-game losing streak
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Bessie Melva Boughey
Annette Leontina Link
JoAnn Mavis Thompson (nee Evenson)
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
OPINION: Finding the way to college
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
OPINION: Session is about two-thirds complete
WOSTER: 'Knock off the quads and let them skate'
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
Ralph & Gail Dybdahl
Chris & Sandi Paustian
September 18, 2017
The boom's bill: After years of boom, Oil Patch cities paying off growth debt
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — The North Dakota oil boom turned black gold into green for public and private interests over its high-flying run....
September 18, 2017 - 6:00am
January 6, 2017
Former oilfield exec indicted on wire fraud charges
BISMARCK — A former oilfield executive is accused of falsely inflating company revenues by tens of millions of dollars and has been indicted...
January 6, 2017 - 4:37pm
January 9, 2015
ND, SD lack shelter, funding for trafficking victims
You identify a young woman, a girl maybe, lured or coerced into a life of sex for money in the hard, scrambling towns of the North Dakota oil boom.
January 9, 2015 - 5:31pm
A plea for the future
"Getting out is hard. It's hard, but it is possible. And what does 'getting out' mean? Because we will never be able to erase what we've been...
January 9, 2015 - 5:04pm
'You can't sleep with that many people a day and not have issues'
This is the life of Jenny Gaines. Lured into sex trafficking at age 14, she spent 28 years in a life of prostitution. Throughout the past six months, Forum News Service has spent time getting to know Jenny. This is her story. After nearly three decades in the life, Jenny Gaines...
January 9, 2015 - 5:02pm
Rowena Mathews threw herself a two-day party when she turned 30 last summer, soaking up every minute of fun at a lakeside barbecue. Celebrating...
January 9, 2015 - 4:26pm
January 8, 2015
'The second part' finally arrives
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the life of Jenny Gaines. Lured into sex trafficking at age 14, she spent 28 years in a life of prostitution. Throughout the past six months, Forum News Service has spent time getting to know Jenny. This is her story. Jenny Gaines' mother remembers a child...
January 8, 2015 - 3:29pm
Connecting in a click
Talking to seventh-graders in the small town of Scranton, N.D., this past November, Windie Lazenko told students that even they aren't immune...
January 8, 2015 - 3:27pm
Agents who conduct sex stings say no shortage of willing buyers
Ding. The arrival of texts and emails sounds repeatedly from phones and laptops in this bustling suite on the fourth floor of one of Bismarck's...
January 8, 2015 - 3:10pm
January 5, 2015
The prostitution game
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the life of Jenny Gaines. Lured into sex trafficking at age 14, she spent 28 years in a life of prostitution. Throughout...
January 5, 2015 - 9:48pm
Western ND oil boom transforms towns, brings trafficking to the forefront
North Dakota’s oil boom has transformed small, relatively quiet towns into some of the fastest-growing communities in the nation. Advancements in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing unlocked oil in the Bakken formation that geologists had known for decades was there,...
January 5, 2015 - 10:44am
‘Do not rent’
Garnet Finchum’s face says without words that she doesn’t have time for nonsense. She and husband Dwight manage Dickinson’s Travel...
January 5, 2015 - 10:42am
September 29, 2014
TransCanada official speaking in Spearfish
SPEARFISH (AP) — A TransCanada Corp. official working on the Keystone XL pipeline will be among those who speak this week in Spearfish at a conference tied to North Dakota's oil boom. Larry Scheuerman is responsible for the development of non-regulated Canadian and U.S.
September 29, 2014 - 12:05pm
September 15, 2014
Sioux Falls mayor travels to ND oil boomtown
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The mayor of South Dakota's largest city is getting a firsthand look at North Dakota's oil boomtown. Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether on Monday was traveling to Williston, the hub of western North Dakota's bustling oil patch.
September 15, 2014 - 4:09pm
September 8, 2014
Officials seek more federal help to fight oil patch crime
By Henry C. Jackson WASHINGTON (AP) — As Sen. John Hoeven met with law enforcement officials in Williston, North Dakota, this week he heard what's becoming a familiar request: Get us some more federal help. "They want FBI and DEA, but they need them here on a permanent basis...
September 8, 2014 - 8:55am