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18th annual Bull Day held in different location and on different day
GM to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories, still cutting jobs
UPDATE: DAPL protest occurs Monday with 3 arrested, some say in response to MLK Day
Minnesota nun and former ND teacher who wrote to murderers dies at age 106
In SD, Yankton Sioux police consider cutting 911
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MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
Blue Hawks men’s hoops edges Vikings
Dickinson State women’s basketball tops Valley City
Introspective off days are key to Karl-Anthony Towns' improvement
U.S. high school soccer concussions on the rise, study finds
Packers-Cowboys, Steelers-Chiefs draw huge audiences
BENSON: A monarchy in America
OMDAHL: A high tech governor offers great promise
Port: NDDOT attaches ridiculous fiscal note to bill to increase speed limit
Port: The Ringling Brothers Circus has a monument in North Dakota
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
Thomas F. Murtha
Shirley A. Dvorak
Hilma K. Sargent
Kim F. Krull
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
Burgum releases budget plan to legislative leaders calling for more cuts than Dalrymple
October 8, 2016
As Amidon closes post office, others deal with challenges
AMIDON—The tiny Slope County town that long held the title of the nation's smallest county seat will be trading out its post office building...
October 8, 2016 - 10:26am
March 28, 2016
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