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From bucks to Bullwinkle, animals are hungry this winter
Glen Ullin mulls gas tax
Minot neurosurgeon's child pornography trial scheduled for Feb. 7
Trump to begin renegotiating NAFTA pact soon with Mexico, Canada
Luke Bryan to sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl
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'
Royals pitcher Ventura killed in car crash
Always in Season: Owl season approaches
Midgets boys hockey hold on to win over Braves
Trinity girls basketball beats Buccaneers, snaps losing streak
DSU wrestling takes sixth at Missouri Valley Invitational
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
Port: Meet Burgum the Politician
Fielding Questions: Ice cream bucket propagation for African violets
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
June 29, 2016
Beach breaks city council election tie with a coin toss
The Beach City Council decided a tie in its election results Tuesday night by flipping a coin. Mayor Walt Losinski said Wednesday that Jeanne Larson was awarded the third vacant spot on the council, winning a coin toss against Bob Schmeling. Both received 121 votes in the June 14...
June 29, 2016 - 5:53pm
November 11, 2015
Gladstone special assessments reset
GLADSTONE -- The process of issuing special assessments to Gladstone residents to pay for a city street project will essentially be reset, but...
November 11, 2015 - 11:44pm
September 9, 2015
Belfield delves into street-funding options
BELFIELD — The Belfield City Council continued to mull over options for funding its street and water project at its regular meeting Tuesday at City Hall. The project is to be partially funded through voter-approved special assessments. However, some residents were assessed amounts...
September 9, 2015 - 6:35pm
November 26, 2014
Belfield special assessment delayed
BELFIELD — There were more questions than answers at a Belfield City Council meeting to consider a proposed special assessment to fund street...
November 26, 2014 - 12:05am
November 6, 2013
Medora City Council supports four-lane Highway 85
In a unanimous vote Wednesday at its monthly meeting, the Medora City Council moved to issue a resolution in support of the proposed expansion of U.S. Highway 85 into a four-lane corridor from Belfield to south of Watford City. “I think safety is paramount at this time,” said...
November 6, 2013 - 11:01pm
October 18, 2013
Grand Forks city attorney finds no ethics violation by council member
GRAND FORKS - Actions by Grand Forks City Council member Doug Christensen did not pose a conflict of interest according to state law or city code, according to City Attorney Howard Swanson. In a letter sent to Mayor Mike Brown on Thursday, Swanson reviewed allegations that Christensen...
October 18, 2013 - 12:00am
September 26, 2013
Medora City Council approves updated TRMF building plan
MEDORA -- A modified version of a plan to tear down an historic building that was denied by the Medora Planning and Zoning Board earlier this month has been approved by the town's City Council. During a board of adjustment meeting Tuesday night, the council unanimously approved a...
September 26, 2013 - 12:00am
July 3, 2013
Medora receives 4 applications for public works position
Following the resignation last month of former Medora city Public Works Director Michael Tank, the City Council on Tuesday discussed options for a replacement during its regular monthly meeting. After advertising the position, the city received four applications before the June 28...
July 3, 2013 - 12:00am
April 11, 2013
Proposed LED marquee in Medora becomes thorny issue
MEDORA -- A vote to approve a digital replacement for Medora's marquee sign outside the city's Community Center building was tabled Tuesday after an at times contentious City Council debate. At issue was whether the city should be allowed to create a variance for the placement of...
April 11, 2013 - 12:00am
August 23, 2012
Belfield hotel passes 1st hurdle
Western North Dakota is the place to be, a Minnesotan businessman told the Belfield Planning and Zoning Board on Tuesday during its meeting in City Hall when he pitched the idea to build a 90-room hotel in town. Brett Erdmann, president and CEO of New Leaf Hospitality, which is based...
August 23, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Myran sworn in as Taylor's mayor
TAYLOR -- Russ Myran was officially sworn-in Tuesday as Taylor's new mayor for a four-year term, after being elected through write-in votes this month. Myran, along with the two newly-elected councilmen, Ronald Luff and Aaron Gjermundson, were all sworn-in at the organizational meeting...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
Name draw settles Gladstone City Council election
GLADSTONE -- The tie for the Gladstone City Council election was settled Tuesday with the draw of a name at the community center, but the results could be meaningless, officials said. The council Tuesday went into executive session for more than 30 minutes before a special meeting...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Who will be Taylor's next mayor? Write-in candidate unsure if he will accept position
Russ Myran, a two-term Taylor city councilman, received the most write-in votes in last week's mayoral election, but he doesn't know if he will accept the position. "I'm a little surprised that I haven't gotten a call from someone to see if I would accept," he said. "I didn't file...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 3, 2012
3 run for Medora council
Three Medora residents are running for two positions on the Medora City Council. Ben Brannum is up against incumbents Denis Joyce and John Tczap...
June 3, 2012 - 12:00am
4 run for 3 seats on Beach City Council
Newcomer Maria Marman is vying for one of three seats on the Beach City Council along with incumbents Jeanne Larson, Mark Benes and Wade Walworth. Marman,...
June 3, 2012 - 12:00am