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Trump administration says it has plan to reunite separated children still in its custody
Names released in fatal three-car crash south of Mandan
A jogger accidentally crossed into the US from Canada and was detained for two weeks
Why a small-town restaurant owner asked Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave
What's the political calculation behind Trump's visit to blue-and-red Fargo?
crime and courts
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Bryan Bray Named Service Technician of the Year by the North Dakota Motor Carriers Association
After first year, oil industry praises Dakota Access Pipeline
Breaking down the myths of phone repair and battery life
North Dakota manufacturers left to weather uncertainty of trade war
Molson Coors latest beermaker to consider adding buds to suds
place a business brief
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Wind developer's payment to Ducks Unlimited raises questions
Efforts to reduce wind energy impact to wildlife prompts controversy
China offered to buy $70 billion in US ag and energy products to ward off Trump's tariffs
Instagrammers love this self-taught florist. Now the industry is finally catching on.
Dill-licious or no big dill? Testing pickle desserts, 2018's hottest food trend
Response to Mother's Day column was overwhelming
From North Dakota to New York City
Law enforcement agencies use new tool to prevent officer suicide
Bismarck man catches rare ND zander on Spiritwood
Even under bluebird skies, 'Bro' finds the walleyes
Good fishing partners, like Abby, hard to find
Rapids edge Loons with goal deep in stoppage time
Ottawa calling: For the second straight day, Sens take UND player in NHL Draft
Never mind the weeds
Commentary: Heidi Heitkamp's hypocritical hate machine
Congrats to Cramer!
Stenehjem's Attack on Our Health Care is Indefensible
Commentary: Bye-bye landline and premium cable TV
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Barbara R. Klein
ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
Rep. Josh Boschee
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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February 9, 2018
Western N.D. teacher charged for marijuana
ALEXANDER, N.D.—A school resource officer arrested a teacher at the Alexander Public School this week for allegedly having marijuana and related items in employee housing around her children. Regie Hill, 32, of Alexander, is held at the McKenzie County Correctional Facility,...
February 9, 2018 - 4:57pm
August 31, 2016
Western ND landfill operator found with radioactive waste
ALEXANDER, N.D.—An oil field waste landfill that withdrew its application to handle radioactive waste is under review for having tons of...
August 31, 2016 - 8:25pm
August 19, 2016
Discarded RVs a nuisance for Bakken salvage yard
ALEXANDER, N.D. — Abandoned campers from across the Bakken line up end to end in a McKenzie County salvage yard. The RVs, some burned or...
August 19, 2016 - 6:58pm
May 12, 2016
Residents of Alexander heated up over radioactive waste proposal
ALEXANDER -- The city hall in the hometown of North Dakota’s gentle environmental giant -- former Gov. Art Link -- started warm and only got...
May 12, 2016 - 10:31pm
March 1, 2016
10,000 gallons of gasoline released into soil at rural Bakken station
ALEXANDER -- An underground storage tank structurally failed Feb. 25 at a Bakken Oil Patch gas station along Highway 85, releasing 10,000 gallons of premium gasoline into the soil, the North Dakota Department of Health said Tuesday. Gasoline was put into a 20,000-gallon tank at Patriot...
March 1, 2016 - 4:05pm
September 15, 2015
Two men killed in crash identified
ALEXANDER — The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified two men killed when the pickup they were in was hit by a tractor-trailer Sunday near Alexander in northwest North Dakota. Killed in the crash were Micah Martinez, 30, of Farmington, N.M., and Darrell Donahue, 26, of Reno,...
September 15, 2015 - 4:48pm
September 5, 2015
Alexander picks up sports again with oil boom growth
ALEXANDER — When Alexander, a growing Oil Patch town, has its first high school football game in 27 years today, the focus won’t be on the...
September 5, 2015 - 1:37am
September 2, 2015
Deputy seriously injured in two-vehicle crash in far northwest ND
ALEXANDER, N.D. -- A McKenzie County deputy was seriously injured in far northwest North Dakota on Wednesday morning when his patrol vehicle was struck by a truck on state Highway 200.
September 2, 2015 - 6:40pm
PSC hearing set for proposed McKenzie County oil pipeline project
WATFORD CITY -- The North Dakota Public Service Commission’s public meeting about a proposed oil pipeline in McKenzie County is scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday at Teddy’s Residential Suites in Watford City.
September 2, 2015 - 2:44pm
July 17, 2015
Housing project to stay closed after scheme
ALEXANDER — An oilfield housing camp developed by two men accused of defrauding investors in a $62 million Ponzi scheme will likely remain closed. The Great American Lodge near Alexander, which is owned by North Dakota Developments LLC, closed abruptly in May after the utility...
July 17, 2015 - 12:05am
May 13, 2015
Fargo contractor fined after hitting gasoline pipeline in western N.D.
BISMARCK – A Fargo contractor will pay a $6,000 fine for failing to notify the state before it began digging in western North Dakota and struck a fuel pipeline that released more than 36,500 barrels of gasoline onto the ground.
May 13, 2015 - 4:31pm
April 15, 2015
Speeds reduced on US Highway 85
ALEXANDER - Speeds will be reduced on a section of U.S. Highway 85 through July as construction resumes on the next phase of expansion on the...
April 15, 2015 - 6:27pm
Tanker rollover causes Highway 200 closure near Alexander
ALEXANDER, N.D. – N.D. Highway 200 was closed for more than four hours Tuesday after a tanker truck loaded with propane rolled over, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. The driver, Eric McCullough, 35, of Orlando, Fla., used excessive speed when turning from U.S. Highway 85...
April 15, 2015 - 10:15am
March 28, 2015
Bypassed bypasses: Officials work to make sure trucks use routes
As western North Dakota boomtowns work to catch up to growing truck traffic with bypasses around city centers, they’re also working to make...
March 28, 2015 - 6:11pm
March 9, 2015
State investigating oilfield fires, spills
BISMARCK – The Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division, is working with fire officials in two counties to investigate the cause of two weekend fires at oil facilities. Marathon Oil Co. reported on Saturday a fire at an oil well location about five miles north of...
March 9, 2015 - 7:01pm