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Highway 85 four-lane proposal draws mixed responses
Becklund to be second-in-command for N.D. Guard
Clinton, Sanders supporters at odds as convention begins
Verizon poised for top competition with Yahoo purchase of $4.8 billion
Police Blotter: Woman claiming gang affiliation arrested for terrorizing Dickinson police
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Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
With largest-ever N.D. wind farm planned, regulator blames coal plant closing on wind power
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Irsfeld: Where to turn for relief from joint pain, arthritis
Former Vikings WR Jennings retires after 10 seasons
Latest injury pushes offensive tackle Loadholt into retirement
Cubs land closer Chapman from Yankees
Rookie QB Wentz to walk fine line as Eagles camp opens
Murphy: Carson Wentz and the uncertainty inherent in young quarterbacks
Monke: We need more visits like Giancarlo's
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
McFeely: Sorry, Chancellor Hagerott, individuals matter
Letter: Election results upset the status quo
Letter: Some North Dakotans welcome EPA rule state officials are fighting
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Anton "Tony" Kralicek
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
May 15, 2016
Buffalo gores woman in Black Hills
CUSTER, S.D. -- A 50-year-old Missouri woman was recovering in a Rapid City hospital this weekend after being gored by a buffalo in Custer State Park in the Black Hills. The woman’s name was not released. According to the Custer County emergency management, she was gored in the...
May 15, 2016 - 12:13am
February 7, 2016
Neighbors worry big Red River Valley swine farm will cause a big stink
BUFFALO, N.D. -- Roy and Sheila Thompson bought a farmstead out in the country for the fresh air and solitude away from the bustle of the city....
February 7, 2016 - 6:00am
January 26, 2016
Proposed hog farm ignites corporate farming debate, Issue headed for June primary ballot test
FARGO -- The 9,000-hog farm planned in rural Cass County is allowed under current laws, but advocates contend large livestock operations will mushroom unless voters reject newly passed exemptions in a law restricting corporate farming. Pipestone Holdings' Rolling Green Family Farms...
January 26, 2016 - 6:00am
December 4, 2015
Bison to possibly become country’s first national mammal
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The bald eagle may soon have a companion as the animal epitome of the United States. The U.S. Senate passed a bill Friday...
December 4, 2015 - 11:00pm
September 26, 2015
Chad Kremer corrals the herd during annual roundup at Custer State Park in the Black Hills
CUSTER STATE PARK, S.D. -- It’s a scene from a movie set in the pioneer days of the Old West: A herd of bison thundering across the tallgrass...
News/Nation and World
September 26, 2015 - 4:45pm
September 29, 2014
Letter: What happened to the buffalo?
What has happened with our buffalo? The American buffalo? Oh, we read and hear about “bison.” Seems to be plenty of them around, but it’s getting rare to read of a buffalo nowadays since some over-educated pinhead discovered that the technical classification in the animal kingdom...
September 29, 2014 - 1:01am
June 11, 2014
Buffalo nation: North Dakota senators want American bison to be national mammal
GRAND FORKS — The bald eagle could be joined by the bison as the United States’ national animals, if a group of senators, including those...
June 11, 2014 - 11:22pm
March 29, 2014
A century of shaping Scranton: More than just an elevator, Scranton Equity Exchange enters 100th year as successful independent cooperative
SCRANTON — Mike Wedwick chuckles when asked about what this small town would be like without the Scranton Equity Exchange. “It’d be just...
March 29, 2014 - 11:20pm
November 22, 2013
Oil crew camps becoming an issue in western South Dakota
BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. — Large camps built to house oil field workers have become a common site in western North Dakota. Now they're starting to materialize in western South Dakota. Two applications for crew camps are being processing in Harding County, one has been submitted in...
November 22, 2013 - 9:59am
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
May 26, 2012
Bison, America's mammal: Lawmakers introduce bill to elevate burly beast to iconic status
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Western lawmakers want to elevate the Plains bison to a status similar to that of the iconic bald eagle with legislation...
May 26, 2012 - 12:00am
March 30, 2012
Buffalo spooked, escape: Four break free of corral, killed near Dickinson
Nobody was injured when four buffalo escaped Thursday morning, except the buffalo, according to the Stark County Sheriff's Office. Det. Terry Oestreich said since the buffalo were close to Dickinson, it would have been more dangerous to try rounding them up alive. "They were just...
March 30, 2012 - 12:00am
March 29, 2012
Buffalo killed after escaping pen near Dickinson
Nobody was injured, but four buffalo were killed after escaping from their pen this morning, according to the Stark County Sheriff's Office. Detective Terry Oestreich said the buffalo were close to Dickinson and it was safer to kill them then to try to round them up. See Friday's...
March 29, 2012 - 2:37pm
June 14, 2011
Trouble Dakotas bison ranch prompts lawsuits
FORT YATES (AP) -- Three ranchers are suing a Florida real estate tycoon over alleged damage caused by wayward bison from his property that straddles the North Dakota-South Dakota border. The legal action is the latest development in a complex case that has strained relations for...
June 14, 2011 - 10:41am
April 13, 2011
More bison issues at troubled Dakotas ranch
FORT YATES (AP) -- A North Dakota sheriff has impounded 37 bison from a troubled ranch on the North Dakota-South Dakota border and says he'll sell them unless the Florida real estate tycoon who owns them pays three ranchers for feeding the animals all winter. Sheriff Frank Landeis...
April 13, 2011 - 11:29am