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Automated calls, or robocalls, have rapidly increased in volume over the recent years. The problem has grown so significantly that an estimated 5.2 billion robocalls were made last month alone, according to studies conducted by multiple companies and agencies. That’s an increase of almost 900 million a month compared with a year ago.
DICKINSON, N.D. -- A single post on social media created a sensation over the weekend as middle school parents learned of a possible threat to the security of their children. On Monday, Feb. 11, the Dickinson Police Department and the Dickinson Public School Administration responded to the “rumors” and concern raised by parents in a joint statement to the public.
DICKINSON, N.D. — There’s a surprising trend taking root in North Dakota and Minnesota — agriculture fatalities. Last month, a western North Dakota farmer was killed when his clothing became entangled with a farm implement on Dec. 15. Less than a month prior on Nov. 16, a young mother was killed in a farm accident after being pinned by a hay bale in western Minnesota. 60 days before that, in September, a juvenile died after being trapped in a grain auger-conveyor in central South Dakota.
DICKINSON, N.D. — The impasse continues over government spending, with party lines drawn over funding for President Trump’s proposed border wall. As the spending bill lapsed, the resulting turmoil has left large swathes of the federal government in shutdown. The affected agencies include the National Park Service, homeland security, law enforcement, tax collection and transportation.