Measure 5: N.D. voters to decide whether or not to legalize medicinal cannabis

Supporters call Measure 5 the Compassionate Care Act. A "yes" majority would allow people suffering from a variety of diseases to access medical marijuana, but detractors worry it's unproven.


DAPL protests in MN as Hennepin County law enforcement move in to assist Morton County's efforts

Hennepin County Sheriff Rick Stanek sent deputies to North Dakota Sunday, at the request of local officials who are dealing with months of protests and dozens of arrests.


Morton County says dog handlers hired by DAPL were not properly licensed to work in ND

The Morton County Sheriff's Department has finished its investigation into the proper licensing of private security guards used on a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site.


New DAPL protest camp escalates tension between law enforcement, demonstrators

Irreconcilable differences have brought law enforcement and Dakota Access Pipeline protesters close to a breaking point.


BSC hosts sexual violence speaker

One in three women and one in six men worldwide experience some form of sexual violence, while less than 50 percent of victims report these crimes.


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Jury Acquits Leaders of Oregon Wildlife Refuge Standoff

Ammon and Ryan Bundy and five others faced charges related to a weeks-long armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.

UW Student Charged with 15 Counts Related to Sexual Assault

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Pipeline Protesters Ousted From Camp as Police Use Pepper Spray

Authorities used pepper spray and bean bags against activists demonstrating against a North Dakota oil pipeline Thursday, according to officials.

Names of Covert Agents Among Docs Stolen From NSA: Feds

Documents found in the search of materials stolen by a former NSA contractor included names of covert intelligence officers, federal prosecutors say.