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‘It didn’t happen that fast’: After years of financial woes, new St. Joseph’s was a community effort
Just another Black Friday: Stores take ‘all-hands-on-deck’ approach anticipating deal hunters
Icy roads cause ‘no travel’ advisories in western North Dakota
Dangerous chemical mysteriously kills champion racing dog
Bismarck Police still seeking man in bat attack
Nation & World
‘Fantastic achievement:’ Dickinson diesel refinery to start receiving Bakken crude next week
Activists call for probe into state’s oil industry regulation, waste handling
Enbridge wants southern route for Line 3
ND regulators slash $800K fine to $20K for company linked to Noonan waste dumping
Group wants more info on refinery: Proposed facility near Devils Lake would produce diesel fuel
Our View: Chemotherapy in Dickinson great, impasse bad
Baumgarten: Oops, I’m in New York
Letter: Without the raise, personal budgets just don’t pencil out
Diederich: State support of higher education gains national attention
Heitkamp: North Dakota’s giving spirit
On a roll: ND man, almost 100, rides 4 miles per day on stationary bike
Holiday Gift Guide
DHS cheerleaders win Cheer Coach state competition
Aunt Ethel's Attic Auction: Dickinson Museum Center to sell vintage prints from display
DHS cheerleaders to perform in Disney Parks Christmas Day parade
Doris A. Moore
Gary A. Cota
Gary A. Cota
Doris A. Moore
New faces, new space for Sears
Patrick Hope: The fault in these ‘Stars’
Journeying the Narrow Path
Hull: Always something to be thankful for
Jackie Hope: A little fowl play
Leier: BSA evolving to Sanford Health Athletic Complex
UND, Mavericks finish with a tie
Flying to victory: Behind 22 points from Odenier, Blue Hawks beat Montana Western
Bulldogs rally for win over DSU
November 19, 2014
Filling the health care void: New UND nursing dean to strive to meet need for medical workers
GRAND FORKS — As Anna Finanger and Sonora Robison stood in the University of North Dakota’s Clinical Research and Simulation Center explaining why they wanted to go into the health-care field, the mannequin on the hospital bed beside them blinked. “Oh yeah, his heart beats...
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November 19, 2014 - 11:26pm
ND average gas prices drop below $3 per gallon
For the first time in four years, the average price for gas in North Dakota has dropped below $3 per gallon, and that price could be here to stay, officials said. North Dakota gas stations reported an average of $2.995 per gallon on Wednesday, dropping 18 cents from a year ago, according...
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November 19, 2014 - 10:02pm
November 18, 2014
Dorgan-chaired panel delivers report to task force on native children exposed to violence
WASHINGTON – Former U.S. senator Byron Dorgan and fellow members of an advisory group called on Congress on Tuesday to honor the nation’s treaties with American Indians and give tribes the money and authority they need to protect their children from violence. The U.S. attorney...
November 18, 2014 - 3:41pm
November 17, 2014
N.D. turkey right on cue during pardoning ceremony
BISMARCK – It was twice the turkey with a pinch of comedic timing as Gov. Jack Dalrymple let a pair of gobblers off the Thanksgiving hook Monday. The annual turkey pardoning ceremony at the Capitol involved two live turkeys instead of the usual one, for no particular reason...
November 17, 2014 - 7:42pm
Bypass takes truck traffic on New Town’s Main Street
NEW TOWN -- New Town Mayor Dan Uran said things are looking up after a bypass opened Monday, the fourth such project in North Dakota’s Oil Patch to be completed this fall. “It’s a good day for the city of New Town. We’ll get rid of a lot of traffic on Main Street, and...
November 17, 2014 - 7:37pm
Lawmakers question extra money for state employees in Oil Patch
BISMARCK – A program that sends millions of dollars in temporary raises and rental assistance to state employees in western North Dakota’s Oil Patch continues to rankle some lawmakers who question if all of the payments are necessary and whether the state should instead boost...
November 17, 2014 - 7:35pm
Georgia man killed in 3-vehicle crash identified
ALEXANDER — The 34-year-old Georgia man who died after his car was rear-ended, then struck by a third vehicle on U.S. Highway 85 south of Alexander early Friday has been identified. Wendell Overcash of Ellijay, Ga., was southbound at 6:27 a.m. in a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe when...
November 17, 2014 - 11:48am
November 15, 2014
Weatherman: The goal is to be useful, not perfect
FARGO — When the region’s longest-serving weather anchor goes to bed, he knows he will be judged by morning. Last Thursday, John Wheeler woke up to a bad verdict — mostly sunny with thin clouds. He’d predicted overcast. “Thin layer of clouds is tough to forecast,” Wheeler...
November 15, 2014 - 7:31pm
North Dakota University System seeks company to manage data center
GRAND FORKS — The North Dakota University System’s new data center in Grand Forks is looking for a little outside help. As a part of the NDUS IT Strategic Plan approved in October, a request for proposals was put out, but later canceled, in search of an experienced outside vendor...
November 15, 2014 - 6:48pm
Taking a stand against drones: ND Game and Fish prohibits unmanned aircraft for hunting
GRAND FORKS — Debate over the potential uses and abuses of unmanned aircraft for hunting is heating up around the country, but North Dakota game officials have already put the matter to rest. A ban on using unmanned aircraft, referred to as drones in the wording, was included this...
November 15, 2014 - 5:24pm
November 14, 2014
Back to the table: Almost 2 years of talks behind Dickinson Schools, DEA contract negotiations
When negotiators from both the Dickinson Public Schools board and the Dickinson Education Association walked out of the cafeteria at Hagen Junior High School the evening of Nov. 5, they weren’t much closer to reaching an agreement over the 2014-15 teacher contracts than they were...
November 14, 2014 - 10:22pm
Flu cases up so far in North Dakota
GRAND FORKS — Flu season in North Dakota hasn’t reached full swing yet, but more cases than usual have been reported throughout the state, according to the state Department of Health. Of the 37 cases, about one third is tied to an outbreak in Bowman County in the far southwest...
November 14, 2014 - 8:09pm
Group outlines goals, uses for state’s Legacy Fund: Trust could grow to $230B by 2060
BISMARCK — A voter-approved trust fund that has socked away more than $2.4 billion in North Dakota oil and gas tax revenue since 2011 could balloon to $230 billion by 2060 under a scenario outlined Thursday by a group that spent the last year developing a road map for the fund. The...
November 14, 2014 - 12:22am
November 13, 2014
Obamacare enrollment begins again
FARGO — Those who want health insurance coverage next year through the new online marketplace should take note: The sign-up period begins Saturday and ends Feb. 15. But those who want to start new coverage or change insurance plans next year must enroll by Dec. 15 to ensure that...
November 13, 2014 - 11:04pm
November 12, 2014
Once accused attorney goes after drug enforcement agents
GRAND FORKS — The Grand Forks attorney accused of plotting a murder earlier this year is going after the drug task force agents who investigated his case. In January, Henry Howe, a longtime criminal defense attorney, was charged with plotting to kill a female witness in a client’s...
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November 12, 2014 - 11:38pm