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Bismarck School Students, Employees Exposed to Data Breach

The exposed data was isolated to first name, last name, and possibly date of birth and email addresses.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ The FBI is investigating a data breach affecting about 18,500 current and former Bismarck Public Schools students and nearly 1,100 employees. Administrators say the exposed data involves a company that provides a universal screening tool to the district. Pearson Clinical Assessment officials say about 13,000 schools and universities were impacted nationwide by a breach that occurred…

Still No Answers One Year After American Indian Woman’s Death

Thirty-two-year-old Olivia Lone Bear disappeared from the Fort Berthold Reservation in 2017.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ Authorities still aren’t providing details into cause of death of an American Indian woman whose body was found in a submerged truck one year ago. The Bismarck Tribune reports the FBI’s refusal to release information in the case of Olivia Lone Bear has been frustrating for her family, and tribal and state officials. Thirty-two-year-old Olivia Lone…

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Submits Legislation that would Force Disclosures About Terror Watchlist

The legislation from Omar comes in a proposed amendment to the Intelligence Authorization Act.

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Democratic Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar has submitted legislation that would force President Donald Trump’s administration to disclose details about how it shares the FBI’s watchlist of more than 1 million known or suspected terrorists with foreign countries. The legislation from Omar comes in a proposed amendment to the Intelligence Authorization Act. It would require a report within…

North Dakotans Address the Effect of Hate Crimes On Minority Groups

In recent years North Dakota has been ranked among the top of the list of number of hate crimes per capita, according to FBI statistics

FARGO, N.D.– North Dakota nice isn’t always accurate when it comes hate crime statistics. In recent years North Dakota has been ranked among the top of the list of number of hate crimes per capita, according to FBI statistics. The North Dakota Advisory Committee to the US Commission on Civil Rights hosted a public meeting and several people spoke on…

Former White Earth Secretary-Treasurer Running For Tribal Chairperson

Tara Mason is among 15 candidates running for the position

WHITE EARTH RESERVATION, MN — The woman involved in at-times heated debates at the White Earth Tribal Council is now running to become tribal chairperson. Former White Earth Secretary-Treasurer Tara Mason is among 15 candidates running for the position in a special primary election on June 4. The winner will serve the remaining term of Chairman Terry Tibbets who passed away…

Democrats Condemning Anti-Semitism In Wake Of Comments By Minnesota Congresswoman

FBI Also Investigating Threat Directed At Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Democrats will offer a resolution Wednesday condemning anti-Semitism in response to Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar’s latest remarks on Israel. The declaration, supported by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, comes after Omar made new remarks about Israel that critics are calling anti-Semitic. Meanwhile, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies are looking into a report of a threatening graffiti message…

Fargo Man Sentenced For Sexual Abuse Of One-Year-Old Child

Arranged Meeting With Man From Las Vegas To Assault Child In Moorhead

A Fargo man is sentenced to 35 years in prison after setting up a meeting with a Las Vegas man in Moorhead where they both sexually assaulted a one-year-old child. 36-year-old Dustin Kewley first came to the attention of authorities when he began communicating with an undercover officer in Washington, D.C. After he sent a child porn video, the local…

Deaths of Two Men on Red Lake Reservation Under Investigation

Dustin Barrett and James Rojas III Both Died On Sunday

RED LAKE RESERVATION, Minn. —  The FBI is investigating the deaths of two men on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota. FBI spokesman Michael Kulstad declined to provide any other details about the deaths of 26-year-old Dustin Barrett and 32-year-old James Rojas III. Kulstad says the men were from the Red Lake area. Authorities say they died on…

Vigil Tonight For Missing Wisconsin Teenager

A ``Gathering of Hope`` will take place Monday evening at Riverview Middle School in Barron for Jayme Closs, who hasn't been seen since Oct. 15 .

MADISON, Wis. (AP) _ A small, rural community in western Wisconsin is planning a vigil for a missing 13_year_old girl whose parents were found shot to death in their home. A “Gathering of Hope“ will take place Monday evening at Riverview Middle School in Barron for Jayme Closs, who hasn’t been seen since Oct. 15 . Deputies responding to a…

Tense moment between ex-FBI agent, Stearns Co. Sheriff caps off Wetterling files release event

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KMSP) – A tense moment capped off the Jacob Wetterling case files release event Thursday morning. After Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson finished his presentation, the original FBI Investigator assigned to the case, Al Garber, took the podium unprompted to rebut Gudmundson’s version of events. “I’ve known Don Gudmundson for many years and we’ve worked together a number…