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Industrial Commission looks for compromise on oil and gas rules
Groundwork for governor's residence to begin Thursday
Tweets about presidential debate from state agency's account prompts review
Police Blotter: Bismarck woman injured in rollover near Taylor
Dickinson man who shot companion may receive pretrial diversion
crime and courts
nation and world
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
Port: Burgum says Obama blocking Dakota Access Pipeline could spark recession
Looking for your first credit card? Here’s how you choose
Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Titans volleyball rolling in early part of Region 7 schedule
Pressure has increased on Ryder Cup captains
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Palmer's last course he had under construction in Minnesota
Blue Hawks golf in 6th at NSAA meet
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
good bad and ugly
Roderick "Rick" Wilhelm
Regina M. Bruha
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
August 20, 2015
North Dakota's charity blackjack minimum raised to $3
FARGO -- If you like a side of blackjack with your beer at the bars, start bringing more bills. Due to a legislative change that went into effect Aug. 1, North Dakota charities can now charge a minimum of $3, up from $1, to play blackjack, which is offered at numerous local bars....
August 20, 2015 - 9:27am
March 31, 2014
Saturday becomes fight night at Dickinson bars
Dickinson bars saw three fights Saturday, according to the Dickinson Police Department. At about 10:15 p.m. at the Paragon, a fight between four to six individuals was reported outside, but the suspects fled before police arrived, Sgt. Kylan Klauzer said. An hour later, also at...
March 31, 2014 - 9:39pm
November 13, 2013
ND smoking ban: 1 year later; Support increases, businesses see no change
Support has only increased in the year since North Dakota voters decided to end smoking in bars, the group that lobbied to implement the law...
November 13, 2013 - 7:59pm
July 23, 2013
Boar's Nest provides out-of-town opportunity for fun
RURAL DICKINSON -- Sometimes a beer and a burger taste a little better when you're in the country. Luckily for area city dwellers, a group of...
July 23, 2013 - 12:00am
November 17, 2012
Smoking ban takes effect Dec. 6
North Dakota voters on Nov. 6 decided 66 percent to 34 percent to ban smoking in all public places and workplaces, including bars, through Measure 4. This ban takes effect 30 days after the election, meaning that by Dec. 6 all bars must be smoke free. Bars across the state, except...
November 17, 2012 - 12:00am
August 28, 2012
Dickinson police: Reports of fighting up
Fights, particularly those in or near bars, are becoming more commonplace in Dickinson as the population increases with an oil boom. In 2009, the Dickinson Police Department received 12 calls for fights all year, Capt. Dave Wilkie said. So far this year, there have been 90 calls...
August 28, 2012 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
House kills bar smoking ban
BISMARCK -- The House snuffed a smoking ban for North Dakota bars and hotel rooms Thursday. Opponents of House Bill 1213 said an existing smoking ban law is sufficient and it constituents who runs the bars will suffer the most, if the law is beefed up. "Light a red one up on this...
February 20, 2009 - 10:53pm
February 19, 2009
ND House kills bar smoking ban
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakotans who visit bars will still be able to light up a cigarette if they wish. The North Dakota House defeated a proposal to ban smoking in bars and motels. Representatives voted 59-33 to reject the legislation. Smoking is already prohibited in restaurants,...
February 19, 2009 - 5:01pm
February 4, 2009
Saloon to have license suspended
MEDORA --The Iron Horse Saloon won't be the only bar unable to serve alcohol in May. After a unanimous vote, the Medora City Council found the Little Missouri Saloon in violation of the city's three-strike rule regarding liquor licenses during its regular meeting Tuesday. The...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Bars, hotel owners blast smoking ban bill
BISMARCK -- Hotel and bar owners in North Dakota are getting tired of coming to the Legislature to defend people's freedom to smoke, they told a legislative committee Thursday. But backers of House Bill 1213, a proposal to ban smoking in all hotel rooms and bars, said it's a matter...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am