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Press Pass: ND legislators prepare for special session, Harvest is nearly here, Roughrider Commission says goodbye to arena
Roughrider Commission says one last goodbye to old rodeo arena
2 men arrested for drug delivery near school
Dickinson police respond to Friday morning stabbing
Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
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
Streb shares lead at PGA with Walker
Roughriders’ summer ends with loss to West Fargo
Mauer’s walk-off walk in 12th gives Twins victory
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Valley City finally gets the best of Wahpeton, wins 7-3
Sparano dives into low-down work of shaping up Vikings blockers
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
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
good bad and ugly
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
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
November 11, 2015
Belfield teen who died in dirt bike accident identified
BELFIELD -- A 16-year-old Belfield High School student died Monday night after the dirt bike he was driving struck an exposed pipeline laying in a harvested field in southeast Billings County. Colby Lofthouse was identified Wednesday morning as the victim. Lofthouse was traveling...
November 11, 2015 - 9:04am
November 9, 2015
Looking for feedback: Public meeting held in Belfield on proposed expansion of Highway 85
BELFIELD — Teresa A. Kessel said she has to drive 12 miles on U.S. Highway 85 each day in order to get to work in Dickinson. Kessel said she’s...
November 9, 2015 - 10:34pm
Brine water spills at MBI training facility
BELFIELD -- About 250 barrels of produced brine water spilled at the MBI Energy Services training facility three miles east of Belfield on Monday, the North Dakota Department of Health reported. The water was released when a pipe fitting broke. According to the report, a portion...
November 9, 2015 - 5:33pm
November 7, 2015
62 miles of debate: Proposal to make Highway 85 four lanes from I-94 to Watford City met with excitement, questions
FAIRFIELD — Joe Kessel is blunt when he talks about a proposed project that would make U.S. Highway 85 four lanes from Interstate 94 to Watford...
November 7, 2015 - 11:12pm
November 2, 2015
Meetings set to discuss 4-lane Highway 85 project between Belfield and Watford City
An essential road through North Dakota’s Oil Patch may see some major improvements The North Dakota Department of Transportation has scheduled two meetings next week to discuss a proposal to turn a 62-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 85 into a four-lane road between Belfield and...
November 2, 2015 - 12:28pm
October 24, 2015
Building through a bust: Area oilfield service leaders say they’re using 2015 slowdown to improve their businesses
Jim Arthaud doesn't look like a man at the helm of a multimillion-dollar oilfield services company. Wearing a polo shirt and baseball cap...
October 24, 2015 - 11:21pm
Crane companies feeling brunt of energy slowdown
While active drilling rigs serve as a barometer for the economic situation in western North Dakota's energy industry, one aspect that is often...
October 24, 2015 - 9:56pm
October 20, 2015
Chamberlain avoids trial for 2 felony charges
Belfield resident Brett Chamberlain, 25, will avoid going to trial this week on multiple charges. Chamberlain was set to have trials for one case of corruption of a minor, as well as another case that carried the same charge as well as endangerment of a child, both of which are...
News/crime and courts
October 20, 2015 - 2:02pm
October 18, 2015
Update: Belfield man killed in tractor rollover
SOUTH HEART -- A 67-year-old Belfield man died Saturday in a tractor rollover while he was loading hay bales in a ditch off Interstate 94 about 6 miles west of Dickinson. Kent D. Hart was working in the south ditch of the interstate with an International Farmall 656 tractor with...
October 18, 2015 - 7:20pm
October 3, 2015
Teacher left job to help parents, shares feelings in her ‘Oz’ inspired poems
A teaching career was what she daydreamed about as a child, what she always wanted to do, and did. But, 11 years ago, her long career in...
October 3, 2015 - 11:43pm
September 29, 2015
Belfield City Council lays framework for 2016 budget
BELFIELD -- The Belfield City Council approved its preliminary 2016 budget Monday evening at a special meeting at City Hall. Belfield City Auditor Natalie Muruato presented the budget overview, which estimates the city would spend around $2.9 million while culling about $2.8 million...
September 29, 2015 - 11:11pm
September 22, 2015
Letter: Thanks for American flag on Belfield water tower
Belfield’s new water tower displays our nation’s flag. Not the usual cloth flowing with the wind, but a “portrait,” worthy of the honor and pride of the Belfield property owner responsible for its placement there. To that property owner, I say, “thank you,” and “semper...
September 22, 2015 - 4:31pm
September 15, 2015
Police blotter: Man buried while digging trench
The Stark County Sheriff’s Office took part in a multi-agency rescue effort around 4:30 p.m. Monday when a man was buried by a caved trench he was digging on the 4000 block of 116th Avenue Southwest near Dickinson. The man’s two children were reportedly able to uncover his head...
September 15, 2015 - 11:42pm
Belfield scales back controversial citywide street projects
Belfield City Council members received a round of applause as they decided to scale back a citywide street project 3-2 at a special meeting Tuesday evening at City Hall. An alternative plan, called “Option 2,” eliminated the southeast special assessment district, knocking...
September 15, 2015 - 11:33pm
September 9, 2015
Belfield delves into street-funding options
BELFIELD — The Belfield City Council continued to mull over options for funding its street and water project at its regular meeting Tuesday at City Hall. The project is to be partially funded through voter-approved special assessments. However, some residents were assessed amounts...
September 9, 2015 - 6:35pm