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Trump advances Dakota Access Pipeline, but timeline unclear as tribe plans legal action
In Trump freeze, U.S. agencies delay rules affecting farm towns
Illinois man sentenced to nine months in celebrity hacking case
Gov. Dayton reveals he has prostate cancer; diagnosed on Friday
Trump plans to keep Comey as FBI director, source says
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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'
Sources: UND set to leave Big Sky Conference
NFL sideline reporter Andrews beat cancer during season
Kerr on NBA players' All-Star voting: 'There were 50 guys on there that had no business getting votes'
Steelers' Roethlisberger unsure of future, considering retirement
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Port: Self defense legislation would legalize what most of us would consider murder
Jacobs: ND higher ed in the crosshairs
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
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
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
November 12, 2015
Bismarck Republican running for governor
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The lone Republican to declare his candidacy for next year's race for the North Dakota governor's office said Thursday his small-government principles will serve the state well in leaner times. State Rep. Rick Becker, R-Bismarck, said in an interview the state's...
November 12, 2015 - 11:25pm
November 8, 2015
Top lawmakers, union leader criticize Gov. Dalrymple's bonuses as excessive, say program needs review
BISMARCK – Top North Dakota lawmakers from both parties say nearly $100,000 in retention bonuses awarded by Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple to five members of his staff were excessive and will spur the Legislature to review the recruitment and retention bonus program in 2017. State...
November 8, 2015 - 12:01am
November 1, 2015
Boy reportedly gets bag of candy and pills while trick-or-treating in Bismarck
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Bismarck Police are investigating a bag of pills and candy that a Bismarck mom says her son got trick-or-treating. In a...
November 1, 2015 - 11:37pm
October 30, 2015
Marijuana, cash found after Interstate 94 traffic stop
BISMARCK -- Two men have been charged on felony drug charges after 1.75 pounds of marijuana and $1,400 in cash was allegedly found in their vehicle after a traffic stop on Interstate 94 in the Bismarck area earlier this week, according to the North Dakota State Patrol. Charged...
October 30, 2015 - 4:02pm
October 29, 2015
State board may take another shot at selling land in Bismarck
BISMARCK – The board that manages state-owned trust lands in North Dakota is looking to cash in on a chunk of the capital city, meaning some cows may have to find a different pasture. The Board of University and School Lands, informally known as the Land Board, is considering...
October 29, 2015 - 6:02pm
Former Bismarck mayor registers words as trademarks to stop UND nickname vote
BISMARCK -- A former Bismarck mayor is still trying to keep the University of North Dakota from selecting a new athletic nickname. On Oct. 27, Marlan "Hawk" Haakenson registered trademarks for the words "Upper North Dakota Fighting Hawks," "Upper North Dakota Roughriders" and...
October 29, 2015 - 6:00am
October 23, 2015
Jason Aldean and Thomas Rhett coming to Bismarck
Country music star Jason Aldean is coming to the Bismarck Event Center in January. The venue announced the Jan. 29 concert on Friday morning....
October 23, 2015 - 9:59am
October 22, 2015
Newspaper publisher to run for state auditor
BISMARCK -- Brian Kroshus, publisher of the Bismarck Tribune, announced Thursday that he will seek the Republican nomination for North Dakota state auditor. Kroshus also said he will step down as publisher to avoid any conflict of interest. Kroshus, 51, has been with the Tribune...
October 22, 2015 - 7:56pm
October 19, 2015
Bismarck Rep. Becker announces candidacy for governor in online video
BISMARCK – Republican state Rep. Rick Becker of Bismarck officially announced a run for governor in an online video posted Monday morning, becoming the first candidate to enter the race that will be decided in November 2016. In the 4-minute, 19-second video posted at beckerforgovernor.com,...
October 19, 2015 - 10:47pm
October 14, 2015
Bismarck-Mandan needs 13,000 housing units in next 15 years
BISMARCK -- A study on housing shortages identified a need for more than 9,000 housing units in Bismarck and nearly 4,000 in Mandan. The study, which recommends the two cities implement a joint housing development, was received Tuesday by a joint meeting of the Bismarck and Mandan...
October 14, 2015 - 11:20pm
October 13, 2015
Update: Tear gas deployed, man arrested in suburban Bismarck standoff
BISMARCK -- Brandon Lyon, 36, has been booked with attempted murder as well as two parole violations by the Bismarck Police Department following...
News/crime and courts
October 13, 2015 - 11:49pm
Stenehjem: N.D. will sue EPA over stricter CO2 standards for coal-fired power plants
BISMARCK – North Dakota will sue the federal government to block stricter pollution standards for coal-fired power plants as soon as they are published, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said Tuesday, publicly confirming the planned lawsuit for the first time. Stenehjem was among...
October 13, 2015 - 5:18pm
October 12, 2015
Child found alone, barefoot at Mandan gas station
MANDAN — Charges are pending for the mother of a 4-year-old child found barefoot and alone in a gas station parking lot in Mandan on Friday, according to Mandan police. Gas station employees told police they found the child at 10 a.m. wandering through the lot, wearing pants and...
News/crime and courts
October 12, 2015 - 11:13pm
October 9, 2015
Lifesaver program comes to Bismarck
BISMARCK -- When an at-risk person, such as a child with an autism spectrum disorder or an adult with dementia, goes missing, the average time...
October 9, 2015 - 6:38pm
October 2, 2015
Letter: I won’t let anyone use trademarks
I now own four trademarks: Fighting Hawks, Nodaks, North Stars, Roughriders sports team. Secretary of State Al Jaeger states “Should UND pursue those trade names, they wouldn’t be able to get them.” North Dakota Century Code 47-25-03 provides that a trade name may not be the...
October 2, 2015 - 4:54pm