Deputy Smith returns to his hometown without Ragan's permission to avenge the death of an old friend.
Marshal Ragan arrives in Bismarck at the request of a woman who fears her half-breed son might receive harsh justice at the hands of the local Justice of the Peace.
Deputies Stark and Porter return an Army deserter to his base and then must deal with an uprising by troopers against the base's harsh commanding officer.
Ragan is called in to preserve order when mine workers go out on strike.
Outlaws abduct a rancher's daughter and demand a ransom.
Ragan recognizes a convict as one of the men who murdered his wife five years before.
Ragan investigates the leader of a posse which captured and executed a wanted man.
Smith clashes with a sheriff who's sent up his own personal fiefdom by exacting tribute from the businesses in his town.
Deputy Stark is confronted by an angry group of cavalrymen who demand that his prisoner be turned over to them.
Ragan investigates the methods of a judge in a dispute between farmers and cattlemen.
Ragan and his deputies must fight a group of cavalry troopers over the rewards for a band of outlaws.
A German countess receives a death sentence in the murder of her husband but Ragan has some doubts about the verdict.
Deputy Smith, once an outlaw, is faced with a test when his former gang leader is released from prison and sends out a call for his old group to join him.
Ragan runs into trouble when he escorts a Sioux chief and his son to a conference for the signing of a peace treaty.
A gang of starving railroad workers threaten to pillage the town of Heart River.
When deputies Stark and Vance kill a man in self-defense Ragan must find a missing female witness to the shooting or the deputies will be hanged.
Ragan tries to convince a man to oppose his brother, an empire building cattle baron.
Townspeople are outraged when Deputies Stark and Smith gun down two desperado brothers inside a church.
A woman's perjured testimony sends a gunslinger to the gallows and Stark must protect her from the man's revenge minded brother.