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Franchuk joins county commission
ND budget outlines need for cuts, priorities, Dalrymple says
I-94 now open between Dickinson and Valley City
Standing Rock casino becomes refuge as storm hits protest camp
Blizzard blasts region with up to 19 inches of snow, howling winds that close down most ND roads
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
Bulldogs boys basketball stressing defense to take next step
NCAA puts a stop to NDSU 'Thunderstruck" intro video for playoffs
Goedert having 'dream' season for South Dakota State
NDSU's Werner not opposed to playing North Dakota twice in one season
As Wild road trip wears on, Graovac accustomed to suitcase living
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
Barbara Rose Secrest
Audrey J. Cline
John R. Metz
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
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
October 10, 2016
Take the proper precautions this cold and flu season
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—One of the hardships of autumn and winter is the impending cold and flu season. But this season, you can decrease your...
October 10, 2016 - 12:17am
August 22, 2015
Dickinson gets cold, but far from record
One of the Dickinson area’s coldest August days in recent memory was far from the coldest on record. Saturday’s daytime high temperatures reached 58 degrees with lows of 48 in the mid-afternoon at the Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport, according to the National...
August 22, 2015 - 6:02pm
November 8, 2014
Polar Vortex expected to hit North Dakota
FARGO — The dreaded Polar Vortex is coming back next week. But this is merely a new buzzword for a routine weather pattern for the area. And the lack of snow on the ground will moderate its effects. The weather system that will funnel cold Arctic air to the Red River Valley by...
November 8, 2014 - 12:05am
September 12, 2014
First freeze causes little damage to Northern Plains crops
CHICAGO — The U.S. northern Plains and far western Midwest crop regions saw their first freeze of the season but the cold temperatures were only in pockets of the belt, limiting damage to immature corn and soybeans, agricultural meteorologists said on Friday. The forecast called...
September 12, 2014 - 7:39pm
February 27, 2014
6-year-old dies of exposure in Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A 6-year-old Bemidji girl was found dead of exposure to the winter elements Thursday morning at her apartment complex. The girl’s name was being withheld pending notification of next of kin and autopsy results. She was a first-grader at Horace May Elementary...
News/crime and courts
February 27, 2014 - 11:48pm
February 25, 2014
Holten: Getting sick of the cold
Are you getting sick of the cold weather, the dryness, bathing yourself in lotion to keep your skin from breaking apart and buying an ample amount of fuel so that you never have to shut off the heater in your vehicle, no matter where to go? Join the club. It’s been a long winter. I...
February 25, 2014 - 6:10pm
February 5, 2014
Woman found dead in mobile home with no propane on Standing Rock Reservation
FORT YATES — Authorities believe hypothermia caused the death of a woman found dead Tuesday morning in a mobile home with no propane in its tank on the Standing Rock Reservation, where a propane shortage recently prompted an emergency declaration. An autopsy was being performed...
February 5, 2014 - 1:08pm
January 28, 2014
Cold calculation: Wind chill as important as temperature, meteorologist says
GRAND FORKS — Many of us living in the Upper Midwest consider ourselves weather warriors, proudly bearing the coldest of the cold. Sure, the...
January 28, 2014 - 11:12pm
January 7, 2014
Cold keeps heating, plumbing contractors hopping
By Robin Huebner / Forum News Service FARGO — Temperatures in the double digits below zero are tough on our bodies, and on the machines...
January 7, 2014 - 8:44pm
January 4, 2014
Midwest, Northeast brace for arctic blast
By Victoria Cavaliere Reuters NEW YORK — Many parts of the U.S. Midwest braced for a blast of arctic air this weekend that could bring some of the coldest temperatures in two decades before advancing to the Northeast, where residents are still digging out from a deadly snowstorm. Starting...
January 4, 2014 - 8:57pm
Faces of the Boom: Arizona man and his RV adapting to frigid temps
WILLISTON — In Arizona, Bill Ferguson used aluminum foil on the windows of his RV to keep out the heat and sun during hunting trips. Now in...
January 4, 2014 - 1:59pm
January 3, 2014
Bitter cold can be a danger
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Wind chills that could dip to 60 below zero in coming days mean dangerous conditions for the Upper Midwest. They have prompted...
January 3, 2014 - 10:24pm
January 1, 2014
December 2013 ranks as fourth coldest December since 1890
If December seemed colder than usual, that’s because it was. The month’s near record-breaking cold temperatures have challenged some businesses and contributed to an increase in car accidents. Jeff Makowski, meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in Grand Forks,...
January 1, 2014 - 6:47pm
December 7, 2013
Medora’s Old-Fashioned Cowboy Christmas carries on despite cold
MEDORA — Only the horses were allowed to take the day off due to a chill in the air at Medora’s Old-Fashioned Cowboy Christmas on Saturday....
December 7, 2013 - 10:03pm
December 5, 2013
Snow and cold temps slow ND oil production
Even booming Bakken oil production can’t stand up to North Dakota’s crippling winters. By hindering transportation to wells and slowing...
December 5, 2013 - 10:09pm