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Elfonzo Dyrell Shelby was charged Thursday in Ramsey County District Court with one count of theft by swindle and another count of identify theft. The North Dakota man is accused of scamming public assistance programs out of more than $300,000 over six years. (Photo courtesy Ramsey County Sheriff)
Charge: Fargo man scams Minnesota public assistance programs of more than $300,000 over six years
1 hour 14 min ago
Curator Typhanie Schaffer and North Dakota State University professor Angela Smith put the finishing touches on a display case for the opening of The North Dakota Jewish Experience exhibit at Bonanzaville in West Fargo. David Samson / Forum News Service
Exhibit featuring Jewish contributions to North Dakota comes to Bonanzaville
12 hours 31 min ago
August 15, 2017
Scottish indie-pop band Belle and Sebastian. (Courtesy of Matador Records)
Band accidentally leaves drummer at ND Walmart in pajamas while on way to St. Paul for concert
August 15, 2017 - 10:29pm
Duluth Trading Co. stores strive to create a fun, retail experience for customers. Ballroom Jeans, which allow for “crouch without the ouch” are one of their biggest sellers. (Photo courtesy of Duluth Trading Co.)
Duluth Trading Co. expanding into North Dakota, mayor says
August 15, 2017 - 12:05pm
August 14, 2017
Ron McMartin Jr., president of McM Inc., a sprawling high-value specialty crop farm based at St. Thomas, N.D., says he has no plans of quitting farming, despite false rumors. He's endured rumors of financial collapse and even that he'd committed suicide. Photo taken Oct. 10, 2016, near St. Thomas, N.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Trevor Peterson)
Minn. lawyer appointed to gather assets in McMartin bankruptcy case
August 14, 2017 - 4:26pm
August 13, 2017
The Springvale Cemetery in north Fargo is now a Cass County-owned place for burials.
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Unclaimed: What happens when no one comes forward after a person dies
August 13, 2017 - 4:40pm
Police Officers Damian Girodat, left, and Melvin Vargas now carry Naloxone in their vests while on duty. The drug can be used to temporarily reverse an opioid overdose. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
'Deadly trend' of opioid abuse makes stop in Bismarck
August 13, 2017 - 4:17am
August 11, 2017
5 states, including Minn. and ND, settle with company over student loan issues
August 11, 2017 - 11:24am
August 10, 2017
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'I'm evil and I hate every last one of 'em': Convicted murderer talks of shooting Fargo judge in jail phone call
August 10, 2017 - 8:07pm
August 9, 2017
Congressman Kevin Cramer, U.S. Sen. John Hoeven and North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum hosted EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt at a closed roundtable discussion in Fargo Wednesday, Aug. 9. Dave Olson/Forum News Service
EPA leader talks privately in ND about scaling back federal waters rule
August 9, 2017 - 6:01pm
August 8, 2017
“The Pioneer Family” stands in front of the North Dakota State Capitol on July 14, 2016, in Bismarck. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
ND regulators take no action after closed meeting on accusation against Dakota Access Pipeline
August 8, 2017 - 5:25pm
August 7, 2017
This was the scene on Main Street in Sturgis, S.D., for the annual motorcycle rally.   Photo courtesy of Christina Steele / City of Sturgis
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally has first fatality of nine-day run
August 7, 2017 - 3:51pm
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Legion Baseball: Pierz wins Central Plains Regional
August 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
August 5, 2017
Jason Heintz, the store leader for Scheels in Grand Forks, said he started part time at Scheels in college and has worked there for 19 years. He says workers don't necessarily need a degree to get a good job.  April Baumgarten / Forum News Service
ND, Minn., rank among best states to find a 'good job' without bachelor's degree
August 5, 2017 - 8:03am
August 3, 2017
U.S. Reps. Rick Nolan, left, and Tim Walz of Minnesota talk Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, during a U.S. House Agriculture Committee listeniing session at Farmfest. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'A safety net for rural America': Minn., N.D. reps hear from farmers on aid, new farm bill
August 3, 2017 - 7:42pm