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Two injured in crash northeast of Wessington Springs
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Trump discusses border wall with Mexico, no mention of payment
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Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
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Mitchell Christian earns first volleyball win
Four Angels lead amateur baseball all-tournament team
Mitchell dance team finishes ninth in opener
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Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
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Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Gordon R. Plowe
Gordon Franklin Thomsen
Diane Kay McCarthy
Bernard (Barney) Metz
Stacy Rae Nedved
Training for the race called life
It's a great fair, state or territorial
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No laughing matter
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
SD pheasant count shows 20 percent decrease
WILTZ: A fishing trip to Ontario where the adults were carefree kids again
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
UPDATE: Authorities say 25-year-old Woonsocket woman murdered
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. oil...
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. He was being accompanied by Mike...
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
June 5, 2014
States balk at keeping oil-train info from public
By Matthew Brown BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. railroads forced to turn over details of their volatile crude oil shipments are asking states to sign agreements not to disclose the information. But some states are refusing, saying Thursday that the information shouldn't be kept...
June 5, 2014 - 10:33pm
May 21, 2014
Sanford deploying mobile clinic in ND oil patch
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Sanford Health is deploying the first of two mobile clinics to boost health care in the western North Dakota oil patch. The Dakotas-based health network will send the first clinic on wheels into the region in June, providing on-site care for oil workers....
May 21, 2014 - 10:40pm