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Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
Ban on North Dakota Sunday morning sales could be lifted
Trump White House vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands
Debate begins on ND bill to exempt higher ed applicants from open records law
ND legislators going round and round on daylight saving time, time zone discussions
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
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'
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
Advice for struggling Wild winger Coyle: shoot the puck
Dunn rising as talks of Rubio trade persist
Timberwolves to buy NBA D-League affiliate in Iowa
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Thomas F. Murtha
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
December 4, 2015
Bismarck securities agent ordered to cease and desist
BISMARCK -- North Dakota Securities Commissioner Karen Tyler proclaimed a cease-and-desist order for Bismarck securities and insurance agent Kevin D. Wanner, who does business under the trade name Precision Financial Services, a statement read Friday. Wanner is accused of selling...
December 4, 2015 - 10:52pm
December 2, 2015
$300K donated to North Dakota governor’s residence
BISMARCK – The committee tasked with raising $1 million in private donations for the new North Dakota governor’s residence announced $300,000 in donations Wednesday. Fargo-based Nodak Mutual Insurance and Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health will each donate $100,000, while...
December 2, 2015 - 2:49pm
Artificial tree replaces live balsam fir as official Christmas tree at ND Capitol
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s holiday tradition of traveling out-of-state for the Capitol Christmas tree has come to a close, replaced by a new...
December 2, 2015 - 12:42pm
December 1, 2015
Bismarck man saves dog dumped on interstate
BISMARCK -- As the owner of towing and hauling businesses, Bill Kramer turns the odometer a lot of miles driving back and forth through western...
December 1, 2015 - 9:27pm
November 30, 2015
Waitress in Bismarck steals purse, goes on shopping spree
BISMARCK -- A waitress at a Bismarck bar is accused of stealing a customer's purse and using the credit cards for a $1,000 shopping spree. Sheila Ann Wildman, 38, was charged in South Central District Court with unauthorized use of personal identifying information and four counts...
News/crime and courts
November 30, 2015 - 11:41pm
November 28, 2015
Bismarck writer Dopson lends a woman’s point of view to the oil boom
BISMARCK -- From the start of the oil boom, the Bakken has been fertile ground for reality TV, journalists, documentarians and non-fiction writers of every sort. But since the slowdown in the oil industry, fiction has begun to emerge as the oil patch's preferred media product, as...
November 28, 2015 - 9:18pm
November 24, 2015
Jamaican lottery fraudster gets 20 years
BISMARCK -- For his role in aiding Jamaican scammers to bilk at least 80 Americans of more than $5 million dollars, Sanjay Williams on Tuesday was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison. "In this country, unlike Jamaica, Mr. Williams, we treat these as serious offenses," said U.S....
November 24, 2015 - 9:31pm
November 23, 2015
Police Blotter: Alleged serial burglar caught and arrested
Deputies responded to a burglary reported on the 3000 block of 88th Avenue Southwest north of Richardton at 8:20 p.m. Wednesday, where they arrested Belfield resident Robert Dorval, 47, with two Class C felony charges of burglary and theft of property. He was also implicated in a...
News/crime and courts
November 23, 2015 - 6:17pm
November 19, 2015
Victims named in Tuesday crash near Bismarck
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota State Patrol has identified the two people killed in a Tuesday car crash near Bismarck. Driver Chauncey Radke, 36, and passenger Robi Bogo, 29, both of Underwood, N.D., died on state Highway 83 about six miles north of Bismarck, where their 1995 Ford...
November 19, 2015 - 11:27pm
Stranger who snuck into woman’s home and assaulted her gets 10 years
BISMARCK -- A 38-year-old Bismarck registered sex offender who snuck into a woman’s home and assaulted her has been sentenced this week to 10 years in prison. David Johnson, 38, admitted to burglary, felonious restraint, aggravated assault, terrorizing and theft of property...
November 19, 2015 - 11:22pm
November 18, 2015
Regulators OK wind farm near bald eagle nests
BISMARCK – State utility regulators unanimously approved a wind farm in north-central North Dakota on Wednesday, despite a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service supervisor saying a day earlier that more study was needed on its potential impacts to bald eagles in the area. The...
November 18, 2015 - 3:34pm
November 17, 2015
Get ready for wind: Gusts up to 60 mph expected throughout western ND
BISMARCK -- North Dakota residents will likely face strong winds today that may affect normal activity, according to state officials. Gusts are expected to reach as high as 60 mph during the day and last into the night. Patrick Ayd, a meteorologist with the National Weather...
November 17, 2015 - 9:18pm
Arizona man pleads guilty to northern North Dakota bank robbery charges
BISMARCK -- An Arizona man pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Bismarck to charges that he robbed banks in Stanley and Minot in August. Gary Wayne Thomas, 59, entered his pleas before U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovland. Hovland advised Thomas, who previously...
November 17, 2015 - 8:38pm
November 16, 2015
Bismarck homicide suspect found dead in Little Missouri State Park
LITTLE MISSOURI STATE PARK -- The suspect in a Bismarck homicide was found dead by apparent suicide in the Little Missouri State Park north of...
News/crime and courts
November 16, 2015 - 2:29pm
Grafton senator, farmer Campbell announces he won't run for North Dakota governor
BISMARCK — Sen. Tom Campbell, R-Grafton, announced Monday morning he would not seek his party's nomination in next year's race for governor. Campbell, a farmer and businessman who was first elected to the North Dakota Senate in 2012, said "it probably wasn't the right time" for...
November 16, 2015 - 11:42am