North Dakota dioceses release list of accused clergy members

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Roman Catholic dioceses on Thursday released a list of 53 clergy members who have had substantiated allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. Bishop J...

Dominant North Dakota State happy at FCS level

FARGO (AP) — It's only natural to ask two questions of a North Dakota State team that has won seven of the last eight Football Championship Subdivision titles and garnered the No. 1 seed again this ye...

Belated bill to help solve indigenous cold cases gains steam

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A bill originally meant to help law enforcement investigate cold cases of murdered and missing indigenous women that has floundered in Congress for two years may have the missing in...

Some US farmers get a reprieve at end of challenging year

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Many farmers in the Midwest and South whose planting this year was besieged by wet weather are getting a reprieve, though a few Northern states have seen their harvest prospects go ...

Dakotas duck hunters seeing positive trends in conditions

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — After weathering poor wetland conditions in North Dakota and South Dakota over the last few years, duck hunters in the two states known for abundant waterfowl are seeing positive tr...

Tribe at center of pipeline protests launches solar farm

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The American Indian tribe at the center of tumultuous protests against the Dakota Access pipeline is showing off its solar farm that came about partly due to the tribe's fierc...

Lawsuit says North Dakota laws force abortion doctors to lie

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's sole abortion clinic filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday over two state laws it believes forces doctors to lie, including one measure passed this year requiring physician...

Ex-North Dakota grain trader signs plea deal in fraud scheme

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A former North Dakota grain trader who became involved in the business shortly out of high school has signed a plea agreement on accusations he ran a multimillion dollar fraud schem...

10-year-old North Dakota girl turns author to aid Africa

WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota grade-school girl who raised $26,000 from selling cookies and handbags to help children and others in south-central Africa get clean water is turning to writing ...

Clinic director: May sue over North Dakota abortion law

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Abortion rights supporters are considering a lawsuit over a new North Dakota law that would require the clinic to read women a "junk science" script about reversing a medication abo...

Pence coming to Minnesota to plug trade with Mexico, Canada

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is rolling into the Midwest to tout the administration's new North American trade agreement, while back in Washington President Donald Trump tries to salva...

As flood looms, North Dakota's largest city back to bagging

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's largest city is back in the sandbag-filling business with a new crop of volunteers after a five-year break from warding off major Red River floods. ...

Indicted political operative appeared in unlikely places

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Paul Erickson, the boyfriend of admitted Russian covert agent Maria Butina accused this week of fraud, has turned up in the unlikeliest of places — from landing a top spot on Pat B...

Fraudster on trial for alleged scheme over his real identity

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A man convicted of stealing thousands of identities in a massive credit card fraud scheme is now on trial over one more identity — his own. Prosecutors say they learned after Adekun...

Democrat Heitkamp's re-election hopes may rest with Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — When Sen. Heidi Heitkamp was choosing her campaign headquarters, Fargo was the obvious choice. She grew up in the area, it's nearly twice as large as any other North Dakota city and...