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Minot man who stole girlfriend’s checkbook, not faces harassment charges
Attempted rapist appealing case to ND Supreme Court
NDSU, university system explore deeper budget cuts.
Trump's favorite for EPA chief is foe of Obama climate agenda
Cold, wet winter on the horizon for parts of ND
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Post play to drive Tigers boys basketball
Crandall's 24 points leads UND to men's basketball win over cold Bison
New England girls look to surprise Region 7
UND's Bubba Schweigert hoping to take football program to next level in 2017
Streaky UND team hopes to build off of NYC victory
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
John R. Metz
Barbara Rose Secrest
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
August 29, 2012
OSHA investigating worker death in Williston area
The Bismarck Area Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating a work-related fatality in the Williston area, Eric Brooks, assistant director for the Bismarck Area office said this morning. A limited report came in today regarding the construction-related fatality,...
August 29, 2012 - 11:39am
July 28, 2012
State Senate candidates confront area school challenges
Southwest North Dakota has a lot on its plate as fall elections near. Oil production has helped drive down the state's unemployment rate, but...
July 28, 2012 - 12:00am
July 22, 2012
FOTB: Going Home; Texas woman packs it in after a rough go in Williston
WILLISTON -- Mary Catherine Moore came to Williston in June hoping to spend a year working a high-paying job. Last week, the 50-year-old gave...
July 22, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2012
Lawmakers weigh potential oil pros, cons in SD
BUFFALO, S.D. (AP) -- Fifteen lawmakers are meeting in Buffalo, S.D., to hear concerns about potential oil development in northwestern South Dakota. Republican Rep. Roger Solum of Watertown, S.D., said the lawmakers are there "just to listen." Buffalo is a town of fewer than 400...
July 16, 2012 - 2:05pm
June 24, 2012
FOTB: Educated by history; 1980s bust influences Williston hotel owners to remain cautious
WILLISTON -- With an oil boom driving 100 percent occupancy rates at The El Rancho Hotel and a restaurant that is always packed, many business...
June 24, 2012 - 12:00am
May 28, 2012
Montana panel calls for pipeline safety improvements
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A state panel created to help prevent a repeat of last year's oil spill into the Yellowstone River is calling for technology upgrades by companies and more money for pipeline inspectors. Those recommendations are in a report due for release Tuesday by the...
May 28, 2012 - 2:46pm
May 27, 2012
Books or Boom? High wages in Oil Patch attract graduates, but colleges still have pull
BISMARCK -- Lisa Douglas was a little shocked when her son told her what he wanted to do after high school graduation. "But like I always told...
May 27, 2012 - 12:00am
For personal safety, the mind is what matters
WILLISTON -- When friends and acquaintances heard I was moving from Fargo to Williston, many suggested I get a gun. Others said I shouldn't leave the house without pepper spray and a Taser. One friend bluntly told me "Don't get raped." While I appreciate the concern so many showed...
May 27, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
Builder: Oil boom best opportunity in decades
WILLISTON -- During the Bakken Housing Summit, Salt Lake City real estate developer Michael Milner sent this text to his colleague: "Think big! Think real! Think fun!" Milner, managing member of American Landmark Group with 40 years of experience in the building industry, said the...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
May 2, 2012
Effects of ND's oil boom to SD focus of conference
SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) -- Representatives from several industries are going to be on hand in Spearfish on Wednesday and Thursday to learn about the effects of the North Dakota oil boom on people and businesses in South Dakota. The Black Hills Bakken Conference will feature discussions...
May 2, 2012 - 7:27am
April 25, 2012
Dickinson's West River Community Center sees membership spike
Dickinson's West River Community Center is seeing more activity, facility operators said Tuesday, adding that they issued nearly 1,500 memberships...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
Williston officials delay action on controversial RV ban
WILLISTON -- City commissioners here delayed a decision on a proposed RV ban after an overflow crowd overwhelmingly opposed it Tuesday. Commissioners decided to give people 30 days to submit comments on a proposal that would make it illegal to live in a camper that is not part of...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 29, 2012
Former New Orleans construction group looking to capitalize on building boom calls Richardton home
A former New Orleans construction group is calling Richardton its new home, a company manager said Monday, adding that he hopes to build affordable housing and possibly piggyback efforts to construct a grocery store and hotel. City leaders say it's easy to see the businesses are...
March 29, 2012 - 12:00am
March 13, 2012
Idaho man charged in rape of elderly woman in Dickinson
A 24-year-old man, who allegedly raped an 83-year-old woman in east Dickinson over the weekend, is in custody, Dickinson Police Capt. Joe Cianni...
March 13, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
South Heart plans in play; Washington company proposes numerous apartment complexes to ease housing crunch
Out-of-state developers with sights set on South Heart proposed the construction of 25 apartment complexes in the community, but plans are not set in stone, City Councilman Chuck Andrus said Thursday. William Matson represents Waterfront Homes LLC, a company believed to be based...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am