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Oil industry workers split between Trump and Clinton
Piepkorn renewing his attacks on refugee settlement earning rebuke from Strand
Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
World Series Cinderellas deserve to be in Fall Classic
Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet of top team
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Martin R. Harnisch
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
October 10, 2016
City Commission votes to terminate Gooss
The Dickinson City Commission voted 3-2 to uphold the city's Civil Service Commission's ruling that former city attorney Jennifer Gooss' termination...
October 10, 2016 - 10:14pm
July 31, 2015
Man found guilty of shooting Lopez to death appeals conviction
GRAND FORKS — A Winston-Salem, N.C., man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of Jose Luis “Joe” Lopez. Grand Forks...
July 31, 2015 - 11:45pm
December 19, 2013
Judge seeks to streamline Sjodin killer’s death penalty appeal
FARGO — Attorneys involved in Alfonso Rodriguez’s final appeal of his death sentence were asked by U.S. Judge Ralph Erickson to streamline the case if possible. “There are a lot of pages, a lot of things said, a lot of issues raised,” Erickson told the attorneys Thursday...
News/crime and courts
December 19, 2013 - 10:13pm
December 11, 2013
ND Supreme Court considers appeal of medical abortion law
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s highest court heard arguments Wednesday on a state law that would limit the use of drugs in abortions, a law passed in 2011 and struck down by a Cass County judge this year as unconstitutional. Attorneys for Fargo’s Red River Women’s Clinic, the...
December 11, 2013 - 10:34pm
September 8, 2013
Attorney says parents' rights being edged out by grandparents' in wake of unusual ruling
GRAND FORKS -- In a ruling that defied predictions made by family law attorneys, a Grand Forks judge has upheld his decision to allow a 16-year-old girl free rein to visit her grandparents at any time, over the objections of her parents. "This case has created an enormous amount...
September 8, 2013 - 12:00am
May 10, 2013
Measure 2 backers appeal to high court
BISMARCK -- Proponents of last year's failed Measure 2 felt wronged after a district court judge ordered them to pay attorney fees and issue a retraction over their claims that public officials acted corruptly when speaking out against the measure. The group, Empower the Taxpayers,...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
February 21, 2013
Industrial Commission upholds Killdeer Mountain drilling decision
BISMARCK -- In a unanimous decision on Wednesday, the North Dakota Industrial Commission voted to uphold a recent decision allowing oil drilling in an area in Dunn County near Killdeer Mountain. The IC -- comprised of North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem...
February 21, 2013 - 12:00am
February 1, 2013
Huber of Belfield appeals to ND Supreme Court
A Belfield man sentenced to 30 years in prison for the murder of the mother of his child is appealing the terms of his conviction. In a document dated Jan. 30, Dirk J. Huber sent a notice of appeal to the North Dakota Supreme Court. The document was notarized by Jay Greenwood, Huber's...
February 1, 2013 - 12:00am
September 30, 2012
Tribal court offers no hope of appeal
FARGO -- The door to the appeals courtroom has been slammed shut for more than a year for American Indian residents of Spirit Lake Nation. Criminal defendants and parties in civil lawsuits under the jurisdiction of Spirit Lake Tribal Court have no access to appeals because the tribe...
September 30, 2012 - 12:00am
April 14, 2012
Lawsuit on property tax measure to be appealed
BISMARCK (AP) -- Supporters of abolishing North Dakota's property taxes said Friday they hoped the state Supreme Court would quickly review a judge's dismissal of their lawsuit. Empower the Taxpayer, an organization pushing for the property tax repeal, had asked South Central District...
April 14, 2012 - 12:00am
January 22, 2011
Judge denies mine appeal
A request for dismissal of an appeal on a Stark County rezoning decision was recently denied by a Fargo judge and the ruling has brought a coal company into appeal proceedings. On April 6 the Stark County Commission unanimously approved a conditional zoning change of about 7,800...
January 22, 2011 - 12:00am
January 27, 2008
Stang Addition appeal is denied
DICKINSON - Coming back to an issue after taking a breather is often the best way to resolve it. At least, that's the Dickinson City Commission's view for the Stang Addition vacation request appeal. After first hearing the appeal - the Dickinson Planning and Zoning Commission...
January 27, 2008 - 12:00am