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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
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
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
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
January 11, 2016
Bank of ND on financial center project
BISMARCK -- The Bank of North Dakota reported record net income Monday, reaching levels that give the green light to the creation of a financial services center and money for an affordable housing fund. Bank of North Dakota President Eric Hardmeyer provided the North Dakota Industrial...
January 11, 2016 - 10:13pm
January 8, 2016
Shoplifting increases 24 percent in Bismarck
BISMARCK -- Shoplifting in Bismarck — which has been on the rise for the past three years — hit a five-year high at the end of 2015. A recent...
January 8, 2016 - 8:49pm
Ness: Setting the facts straight on spills
BISMARCK — North Dakota has a very strict regulatory system, and it is often one that is looked at by other states — and in some cases, other...
January 8, 2016 - 6:54pm
January 6, 2016
Tip jar refilled for Pita Pit Christmas despite thieves
BISMARCK -- Thieves failed to quash the Bismarck Pita Pit's employees' Christmas party by stealing their party funds just days after the holiday....
January 6, 2016 - 8:04pm
January 5, 2016
Human trafficking suspect tried to chew off fingerprints
BISMARCK – A man wanted in Pennsylvania for charges related to human trafficking allegedly tried to chew off his finger pads to hide his identity...
News/crime and courts
January 5, 2016 - 5:56pm
Voter registration discussion focuses on verifying residency
BISMARCK – Concerns about verifying where voters live dominated the discussion Tuesday as state lawmakers continue to study whether North Dakota...
January 5, 2016 - 4:25pm
December 30, 2015
Tribe to make statement on oil tax compact Thursday
BISMARCK -- Three Affiliated Tribes chairman Mark Fox says he’ll make a statement Thursday on how the reservation will proceed with an oil tax compact between North Dakota and the tribes that evenly splits tax revenue from wells on the reservation. The compact needs updating because...
December 30, 2015 - 10:55pm
December 27, 2015
New method for making oil safe for rail shipping to be tested
BISMARCK – An alternative method for reducing the volatility of Bakken crude will be tested next year as state regulators report a “significant increase” in noncompliance with oil conditioning this winter. The North Dakota Industrial Commission gave approval this month for Hellervik...
December 27, 2015 - 12:02am
December 25, 2015
Bismarck resident nets $100K Powerball prize
BISMARCK -- Just in time for the holidays, a Bismarck resident claimed a $100,000 lottery prize. The winner, who chose to remain anonymous, claimed the prize from last Saturday’s Powerball drawing Wednesday afternoon, according to a North Dakota Lottery press release. The lucky...
December 25, 2015 - 9:43am
December 24, 2015
Shayna Monson recovering slowly after June crash
OMAHA, Neb. -- It hasn't felt like Christmas at Connie Monson's home. Normally in December, she enjoys watching TV in the evenings with the family...
December 24, 2015 - 4:26pm
December 21, 2015
Bismarck man killed in Montana avalanche
COOKE CITY, Mont. -- An avalanche near Cooke City killed a Bismarck, N.D., man Saturday. Two others were buried in the snow but survived. The 33-year-old man who died was a member of a five person snowmobiling group on the mountain that day, Park County Undersheriff Clay Herbst confirmed...
December 21, 2015 - 12:14pm
December 16, 2015
Land Board awards St. Joseph's $2.1M grant
BISMARCK—CHI St. Joseph's Health in Dickinson is getting around $2.1 million in oil-impact grants as part of the state Land Board's funding for critical access hospitals. The Land Board, awarded $5 million in oil-impact grants to support critical access hospitals in North...
December 16, 2015 - 4:00pm
December 15, 2015
Bismarck Airport increases parking rates
BISMARCK -- Parking rates will be increasing at the Bismarck Airport for the first time in eight years on Jan. 1. The three lots at the airport accommodate 1,150 vehicles. The increase, said airport officials, puts the airport into a range comparable with others across the region....
December 15, 2015 - 5:41pm
December 10, 2015
State Penitentiary on lockdown after assault
BISMARCK – The North Dakota State Penitentiary remained on lockdown here Thursday morning after an inmate assault Wednesday evening that resulted in non-life-threatening injury, a spokeswoman said. The assault occurred about 6:40 p.m., said Michelle Linster, public information officer...
News/crime and courts
December 10, 2015 - 10:32am
December 9, 2015
Two fishermen rescued from lake after ice melts between them and shoreline
BISMARCK -- A near ice fishing tragedy on a central North Dakota lake Tuesday night has caused the North Dakota Game and Fish Department to issue a stern warning about ice on lakes. Two Bismarck anglers were rescued from Round Lake near Pettibone in Kidder County, about halfway between...
December 9, 2015 - 8:34pm