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Obama says no one more qualified to be president than Clinton
Lightning strikes cause spills at N.D. well sites
Nicolas Peralez sentenced to 10 years for stabbing death
Dickinson Museum Center builds regional exhibit with visitors’ help
Police Blotter: Fireworks found in port-a-potty
crime and courts
nation and world
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approves Dakota Access river crossing permits
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Scoreboard of July 28, 2016
Twins’ Duffey gets tagged in loss to Braves
Beulah walks-off against Devils Lake in Legion A first round
Dickinson Volunteers roughed up by defending champ Wahpeton in Legion A opener
Big bats help Minot down Roughriders in American Legion Class AA tournament
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
Letter: Political parties doing anything to gain control
Letter: Local 563 at work on Dakota Access Pipeline
good bad and ugly
Margie R. Strom
Con (Buz) Short
Oakley Robert Lee
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
Slope, Bowman county leaders express frustration with federal overreach
AMIDON -- Residents of the two most southwestern counties in North Dakota expressed their concerns and the perceived helplessness they felt about...
March 28, 2016 - 6:53pm
March 13, 2016
Wish granted: Sage Ouradnik pets a zebra, along with many exotic animals
Four-year-old Sage Ouradnik and her family petted a zebra, swam with otters and fed a treat to a porcupine during her Make-A-Wish trip to southern California. Ouradnik, the daughter of Kelley and Scott Ouradnik of Amidon, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia on her third...
March 13, 2016 - 6:00pm
November 28, 2015
Tyler proved tough to tap into: Projected large horizontal drilling play yielded little oil from 2 now-abandoned wells in 2 years
AMIDON -- Hydraulic fracturing of the Tyler shale formation was expected to liven the sleepy plains of Slope County with oil activity. But more...
November 28, 2015 - 11:10pm
July 13, 2015
Actor Michael J. Fox joins Parkinson's fundraiser hike up White Butte in southwest ND
AMIDON -- Roxee Jones drove from Dickinson to White Butte in rural Slope County on Sunday morning expecting a quick hike up North Dakota’s...
July 13, 2015 - 12:29pm
July 1, 2015
Storm knocks down tree, power lines in Dickinson
A strong thunderstorm that moved through Dickinson in about 15 minutes on Tuesday evening left downed power lines Tuesday night near the 600...
July 1, 2015 - 1:00am
March 14, 2015
Into the modern age: Slope County says goodbye to wooden courthouse, enters new amenity-filled building
AMIDON — In October, government employees at North Dakota's last wooden courthouse stepped out of the past and into the modern era. "This...
March 14, 2015 - 9:51pm
December 1, 2014
Air Force approves training zone over southwest North Dakota
The southwest corner of North Dakota may soon be booming, but it won't be because of oil drilling. Last Friday, the United States Air Force...
December 1, 2014 - 4:04pm
October 23, 2014
Letter: Debate about conservation driving a wedge between those with common values
I have been following the debate on Measure 5 and am concerned to see this becoming a wedge issue between people who actually share common values — values based on natural resource conservation and economics. These values should be bringing us together to preserve the resources...
October 23, 2014 - 11:50pm
October 21, 2014
Historic Slope County Courthouse dismantled
AMIDON -- Court is not in session, and there definitely is no order. On Tuesday, 10 men, two excavators and a bulldozer began the final stage...
October 21, 2014 - 12:19pm
October 4, 2014
Demolition of last wooden courthouse set for Oct. 20
AMIDON — Anyone who wants to take a sentimental tour of the old Slope County Courthouse or do business there while it’s still standing has only a few more days to get it done. Demolition of the old courthouse — the last wooden courthouse remaining in North Dakota — is scheduled...
October 4, 2014 - 11:08pm
August 9, 2014
State’s last wooden courthouse to be demolished: Slope Co. Commission taking bids for demolition; new building going up
AMIDON — Anyone driving down U.S. Highway 85 through Amidon should take a lingering look at the last remaining wood-frame courthouse in North...
August 9, 2014 - 6:26pm
August 8, 2014
Two injured in motorcycle accident
AMIDON — A weekend crash near Amidon has left two motorcyclists injured. Gordon Scott Leist, 52, was driving a 2002 Harley Davidson Classic Saturday on Highway 85 when the bike overturned and ejected him and his passenger, Sandra Leist, 47. Both are from Alexander, according to...
News/crime and courts
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
June 7, 2014
Forest Service opens Maah Daah Hey II: Trail extension added for outdoor enthusiasts
By Mike Hricik firstname.lastname@example.org MEDORA — Former Mount Rushmore National Park superintendent Gerard Baker gave the trail bridging...
June 7, 2014 - 11:36pm
May 9, 2014
Man taken to medical facility for ‘erratic’ behavior
A 37-year-old man was taken to a medical facility on Wednesday after acting “erratically” while in possession of a gun on U.S. Forest Service land, an official said. The Forest Service and Billings County police responded to a report of a man acting strangely at about 10 a.m....
News/crime and courts
May 9, 2014 - 11:45pm
May 7, 2014
State promotes 125 ideas for ND tourism
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is among the state’s most notable places highlighted in a campaign celebrating North Dakota’s 125th anniversary this year. Members of the event’s planning committee are spreading the word ahead of two statewide events Aug. 16 and Nov. 2, the...
May 7, 2014 - 11:38pm