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'Your voices are important,' 15-year-old speaker says to open tribal conference
ND archaeologist: No burial sites destroyed by Dakota Access
Giving tribal courts access to state juvenile services could improve relations, tribal official says
Bountiful 2016 pumpkin crop overcomes last year's shortfall
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
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
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Wentz taking NFL by storm and veterans are taking notice
Defending champion UND earns No. 1 ranking in preseason poll
Local organization provides North Dakota hunting experience for injured veterans from across the nation
Vikings beat the odds, sack Panthers big time
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
Letter: BLM's duty is to protect tribes from wasting natural gas
good bad and ugly
Regina M. Bruha
Thomas "Tom" Kuntz
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
September 18, 2014
Senate passes BLM streamlining bill
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed a bill to extend the federal Permit Streamlining Project program until 2026, which will help the Bureau of Land Management consider drilling permits. North Dakota’s U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp co-sponsored the bill. Currently,...
September 18, 2014 - 11:46pm
September 10, 2014
Construction underway: BLM federal building workforce housing; USAF helps at no cost
Construction is underway on a 10-trailer complex for government employees at the Bureau of Land Management’s Dickinson office, where officials...
September 10, 2014 - 10:59pm
July 16, 2014
BLM lease sale nets $1.1 million
The Bureau of Land Management sold 50 federal land leases totaling 15,469 acres Tuesday, netting more than $1.1 million in revenue, the BLM announced Wednesday in a press release. The highest per-acre bid of $9,900 came from Langham Petroleum for a 16.4-acre plot in McKenzie County. The...
July 16, 2014 - 9:14pm
May 8, 2014
BLM to host forum on flaring: BLM set to give updates on practice
The Bureau of Land Management will host a fact-finding forum on flaring today in Dickinson. BLM hopes to inform its possible updating of a decades-old “notice” on flaring, spokeswoman Beverly Winston said. The bureau will consider existing federal, tribal and state rules, she...
May 8, 2014 - 11:39pm
May 7, 2014
BLM seeks bid for facilities to care for wild horses, donkeys
WASHINGTON — The Bureau of Land Management is soliciting bids for short-term facilities to house wild horses and donkeys, according to a press release. The BLM needs to accommodate at 200 animals for a one-year period, with a renewal option for four extensions, officials said in...
May 7, 2014 - 6:44pm
April 12, 2014
BLM ends Bundy standoff: Agency releases herd after protests in Nevada
BUNKERVILLE, Nev. — U.S. officials ended a stand-off with hundreds of armed protesters in the Nevada desert on Saturday, calling off the government’s...
April 12, 2014 - 11:24pm
A rare showdown in Nevada: US seizes Bundy cattle in fight over land use
Armed U.S. rangers are rounding up cattle on federal land in Nevada in a rare showdown with a rancher who has illegally grazed his herd on public...
April 12, 2014 - 12:08am
April 7, 2014
Minnesota man charged with vandalism of national monument in Montana
BILLINGS, Mont. — The U.S. Attorney’s Office has charged a Minnesota man with misdemeanor vandalism for carving his and another person’s name into the sandstone at Pompeys Pillar National Monument. Cole Randall of Plymouth, Minn., accepted responsibility for the act and...
News/crime and courts
April 7, 2014 - 11:57am
March 2, 2014
BLM: taking the heat while making history: Drilling permits take up a lot of time for undersized Dickinson office
A small staff at Dickinson’s Bureau of Land Management office handles applications for permit to drill (APDs) from big-time operators interested...
March 2, 2014 - 1:41am
December 20, 2013
Senate passes N.D. oil and gas permit streamlining legislation
WASHINGTON -- North Dakota Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp announced Friday that the Senate has passed legislation they authored that will help streamline oil and gas permitting on federal lands in western North Dakota. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., introduced the House measure,...
December 20, 2013 - 12:28pm
December 6, 2013
BLM office working against backlog
When Mary Ramsey started her job with the Bureau of Land Management’s Dickinson office 16 years ago, it was a quiet job. “This was just...
December 6, 2013 - 8:37pm
November 25, 2013
North Dakota leads region in federal oil, gas leases
BISMARCK — Developers have bought the oil and gas rights to about three-fourths of the available federal land in western North Dakota, pushing prices to record levels despite industry complaints that the federal permitting process is still too onerous to immediately develop the...
November 25, 2013 - 2:51pm
August 31, 2013
ND protests federal 'one-size-fits-all' approach to oil, gas regulation
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Arguing that states require flexibility in regulation and that North Dakota already has strong safeguards, the state's congressional delegation has joined a list of oil- and gas-producing states in protesting rules that would regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal...
August 31, 2013 - 12:00am
June 7, 2013
BLM is seeking public comment on pipeline
The Bureau of Land Management North Dakota Field Office will accept public comments for the environmental assessment from now until July 6 regarding the proposed CenterPoint Energy Bakken Crude Services Bear Den Project. The proposed project would include the construction, operation...
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
May 18, 2013
North Dakota feeling a draft
The U.S. Department of the Interior released an updated draft of rules on hydraulic fracturing Thursday, but it appears those on both sides of the fracking issue are unhappy with the proposal.
May 18, 2013 - 12:00am