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Voters to decide 12 contests in ND for official county newspaper

Twelve races are contested in the Nov. 6 general election for designation of official county newspaper. They include newspapers seeking official status for Barnes, Cass, LaMoure, McHenry, McIntosh, McLean, Mercer, Mountrail, Ransom, Slope, Traill and Ward counties. Steve Andrist, executive director of the North Dakota Newspaper Association, said such elections aren’t common because many North Read More…

Washington's attorney general opens probe into sexual abuse by Catholic clergy

The investigation, announced by Racine at a regularly scheduled breakfast among Washington’s elected officials, will bring scrutiny to Catholic leaders who have come under intense criticism in recent months. Cardinal Donald Wuerl resigned this month as Washington’s archbishop amid an uproar over a Pennsylvania grand jury report that depicted systemic abuse across the state’s Catholic Read More…

Former defense secretary campaigns for Heitkamp in ND

Hagel recalled Heitkamp being “clear” and “direct” during his confirmation process and said she makes tough decisions “in an informed way.” “You have something pretty special in her,” Hagel told about 100 people gathered at the Bismarck AMVETS club. Heitkamp, meanwhile, invoked her family’s record of military service and argued veterans shouldn’t be used as Read More…

'Who steals from a child?' mother asks after reported funds from Wahpeton fundraiser go missing

The exact amount of money reported missing has not been made public. An alleged theft occurred following “Oh, For Petey’s Sake,” a Saturday, June 30, benefit at the Wahpeton Eagles Club. “We’re working to establish if money is gone and how much is gone,” Wahpeton Police Chief Scott Thorsteinson said. No arrest has been made, Read More…

'Who steals from a child?' mother asks after reported funds from Wahpeton fundraiser go missing

The exact amount of money reported missing has not been made public. An alleged theft occurred following “Oh, For Petey’s Sake,” a Saturday, June 30, benefit at the Wahpeton Eagles Club. “We’re working to establish if money is gone and how much is gone,” Wahpeton Police Chief Scott Thorsteinson said. No arrest has been made, Read More…

'Who steals from a child?' mother asks after reported funds from Wahpeton fundraiser go missing

“We’re working to establish if money is gone and how much is gone,” Wahpeton Police Chief Scott Thorsteinson said. No arrest has been made, Thorsteinson confirmed. A suspect has not been identified as of Monday, Oct. 22. The investigation is ongoing. Both the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Wahpeton Police Department are investigating. Read More…

'Who steals from a child?' mother asks after reported funds from Wahpeton fundraiser go missing

The exact amount of money reported missing has not been made public. An alleged theft occurred following “Oh, For Petey’s Sake,” a Saturday, June 30, benefit at the Wahpeton Eagles Club. “We’re working to establish if money is gone and how much is gone,” Wahpeton Police Chief Scott Thorsteinson said. No arrest has been made, Read More…

Starbucks opens first US sign language store – with murals, tech pads and fingerspelling

There is also a Starbucks. Or, more specifically, S-T-A-R-B-U-C-K-S spelled out in the hand symbols of American Sign Language. That fingerspelling is one way to spot the coffee giant’s first U.S. signing store, where 24 deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing employees run the shop using ASL. The store debuts on Tuesday after being converted from a Read More…