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​Savage fantasies

by C.S. Hagen | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | September 24th, 2018

Medical examiner's Too beautiful for earth tattoo photograph on Savanna Greywind's foot and one of the accused murderers, seated left, William Henry Hoehn - photograph by C.S. Hagen

FARGO – Years before Savanna Lafontaine Greywind was murdered, her unborn child ripped crudely from her womb, William Henry Hoehn, accused accomplice, had savage fantasies.

Hoehn choked his former girlfriend for pleasure, Tanith McCloud, formerly of Grand Forks, now living in Moorhead, said in court. She met Hoehn while working for a marketing company in Grand Forks taking drive through McDonalds orders along the West Coast.

“Once in a while he would try and strangle me,” McCloud,…

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Police Alert: Fargo Police Looking for Homicide Suspect

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | September 23rd, 2018

Fargo Police looiing for the driver of this vehicle, pictured here with handgun, at McDonalds on Main Street - photograph provided by Fargo Police

FARGO – On Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 5:33 a.m., Fargo Police officers responded to medical assist at the McDonalds located at 905 Main Avenue. Once on scene, officers located a male, in his twenties, laying in the parking lot with multiple gunshot injuries. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Fargo Police officers and detectives began investigating the incident, and determined the victim was sitting on a curb next to the building when a dark blue or black Chevy…

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​‘Never went anywhere’

by C.S. Hagen | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | September 22nd, 2018

U.S. Congressman Kevin Cramer speaking at President Donald Trump's Rally in Fargo - photograph by C.S. Hagen

FARGO – Time after time, Congressman Kevin Cramer makes light of sexual misconduct allegations and of provisions in law protecting women against violence. Repeatedly, he has mocked women who do not toe the conservative line, and has threatened violence against Native women.

Most recently Cramer said on CNN and on local Jarrod Thomas radio show that the claim against Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh was “absurd,” and he justified Kavanaugh’s actions approximately 30 years ago…

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​Police alert: Fargo Police Looking for Homicide Suspect

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | September 21st, 2018

Christopher B. Riley - photograph provided by Fargo PoliceFARGO – Police are looking for young man in connection to a homicide in South Fargo. 

On Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:23 a.m., Fargo Police and Fire personnel responded to an apartment located within 2302 17 St. S. for medical assist. The caller had told dispatchers an adult male had shot himself, but the caller was not on scene. Fargo Fire personnel arrived on scene and advised Fargo Police responding units there was a deceased person within the residence.

Fargo Police officers…

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​Pot Powered Plot Owners: Private Ownership and Measure 3

by HPR Contributor | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | September 21st, 2018

Marijuana plant - photograph provided Pud Buds

by Jacques Harvieux
jacquesthejock@gmail.com

With the creation of “North Dakotans Against the Legalization of Recreational Marijuana (NDALTLORM),” and after Norm Robinson and Bob Wefald’s interview with HPR another question was raised: who else are the members of this coalition?

Below is the list provided by the coalition’s webpage, which was just launched only a few days ago. At first glance there doesn’t seem to be anything afoul about the list, but 4 out of 18 of these groups…

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​‘Pure evil does exist’

by C.S. Hagen | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | September 20th, 2018

William Hoehn and defense attorney Daniel James Dorgen in court with picture of Savanna Greywind on court monitor - photograph by C.S. Hagen

FARGO – At times, William Henry Hoehn’s conspiracy to murder trial flows like an episode from “Law & Order.” Jurors and observers are on seat edges, necks craned, listening to Hoehn’s mumbling lies and hesitant admissions of guilt during his recorded interviews with police 13 months ago.

Each morning, defense attorney Daniel James Borgen wheels a rolling tote laden with boxes, duffle bags, and notebooks into the courtroom, coughing frequently as he’s at the tail end of a…

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The wild west of weed

by HPR Contributor | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | September 19th, 2018


by Jacques Harvieux
jacquesthejock@gmail.com

North Dakota is set to vote on legalizing recreational marijuana this coming midterm election in November. In the last couple months leading up to the election, an opposition group, “North Dakotans Against the Legalization of Recreational Marijuana (NDATLORM),” has been formed. The group itself has very little information about itself, no platform, no website, no administrative structure, all the while having membership comprised of judges,…

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Conservation Groups To Refinery: Cease and Desist

by Jim Fuglie | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | September 19th, 2018


Earth movers at work at the site of the proposed Davis Refinery last week. Conservation groups have asked for a cease and desist order to stop the work. Thanks to Laura Grzanic for the photo.

Lest we let the threat of an oil refinery beside Theodore Roosevelt National Park slip from our minds as we go about our busy fall lives, here’s an update on where things stand right now.

Meridian Energy has started dirt work at the site beside I-94 on the road into the park, flouting the attempt by conservation groups to require a site compatibility review by the North Dakota Public Service Commission.

So on August 31, the Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) and the Dakota…

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Trial begins for Greywind’s second alleged murderer

by C.S. Hagen | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | September 18th, 2018

What appears to be either a prison or self-styled tattoo with the initials BH on William Hoehn's wrist - photograph by C.S. Hagen

FARGO – Day one of the trial of William Henry Hoehn and his possible role in the murder of Savanna Greywind whose eight-month-old baby was cut from her womb in August 2017 began Tuesday morning in Cass County District Court.

With District Judge Thomas R. Olson presiding, jury selection began with both sides alluding to their plans of legal attack. Defense attorney Daniel James Borgen asked questions to approximately 50 potential jurors about love.

“How many of you have been lied to…

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​Heitkamp predicts upcoming crisis for farmers

by C.S. Hagen | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | September 11th, 2018

U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp moments before speaking at what was supposed to be a debate with current U.S. Congressman Kevin Cramer before farmers at the Big Iron Farm Show on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - photograph by C.S. Hagen

FARGO – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp quietly took the stage at the Big Iron Farm Show Tuesday morning, first moving a large poster away from gathering eyes.

“Congressman Cramer (declined to participate),” the sign read.

She made no mention of why Kevin Cramer keeps refusing to debate her on the issues during this year’s race for the U.S. Senate, a seat she currently holds. Five times so far, Cramer has refused to debate, even as the country, and especially North Dakota, stand on…

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