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Hemp may be next gold mine for Native American tribes
AARP sues U.S. agency over employee wellness programs
Obama trolls Trump over 'mean tweet' on late-night TV
Leak at nuclear reactor in Norway is contained
Islamic State claims attack on Pakistan police academy, 59 dead
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Martin R. Harnisch
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
Department of Transportation
July 19, 2016
Hoeven urges top U.S. DOT official to expedite subsidy program for Dickinson airport
WASHINGTON—Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., has issued a request to the top leadership of the U.S. Department of Transportation to speed along the process of subsidizing air service to Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport after United Airlines announced its intent to withdraw...
July 19, 2016 - 4:54pm
July 5, 2016
United Airlines announces intent to cease service to Dickinson
United Airlines will cease its service to Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport in September, less than a year after Delta Airlines did...
July 5, 2016 - 8:23pm
April 18, 2016
NDDOT’s $680M in road work will top last year’s total
BISMARCK – Mild spring weather has set road construction in motion earlier than usual in North Dakota, and more money will be spent on highways...
April 18, 2016 - 5:49pm
February 21, 2016
Hostile work environment declared: Investigation of DOT calls for new division director, policy changes
BISMARCK -- An independent investigation of the North Dakota Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Division office recently concluded that a hostile work environment exists — one generated by stressful conditions and an "overbearing director." The external investigation...
February 21, 2016 - 8:30pm
October 28, 2015
DOT personnel investigation at halfway point
BISMARCK -- An independent investigation of the North Dakota Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Division office is at the midway point, according to Ken Purdy, director of North Dakota Human Resources Management Services. Purdy, whose agency is conducting the investigation,...
October 28, 2015 - 11:18pm
August 25, 2015
Hettinger airport receives more federal funding
WASHINGTON -- The Adams County Airport Authority has received more federal funding to help with their runway reconstruction project, according to a statement from Sen. John Hoeven. The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $94,927 to the airport to fund its asphalt runway...
August 25, 2015 - 12:07pm
May 16, 2015
Load restrictions to be lifted for most North Dakota highways
BISMARCK — The state Department of Transportation will lift load restrictions for most highways in North Dakota. Restrictions will be lifted at 6 a.m. Monday. Restrictions will remain in effect for sections of U.S. Highway 281, state Highways 4, 17, 20 and 30 in the Devils Lake...
May 16, 2015 - 11:23pm
May 1, 2015
North American rail industry angered by new brake rule
U.S. regulators took on the powerful rail industry Friday, announcing plans to require expensive, high-tech braking technology the railways insist is unproven and unreliable. Regulators say the new electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP) brakes could reduce the severity of crashes,...
May 1, 2015 - 6:29pm
April 8, 2015
Speeds reduced on Highway 23 east of Watford City
WATFORD CITY, N.D. - Construction work is underway on ND Highway 23 east of here, meaning slower speeds and traffic delays for drivers. The...
April 8, 2015 - 6:57pm
March 24, 2015
Travel Alert issued for northwest, north central North Dakota
A travel alert is in effect for northwest and north central North Dakota. Blowing snow sticking to roads is creating slushy and icy roads in the region, according to the state Department of Transportation. As temperatures drop through the night, wet roads may become icy. Cities...
March 24, 2015 - 9:42pm
March 9, 2015
DOT: Load restrictions in place effective Tuesday
Load restrictions will go into effect starting 7 a.m. Tuesday for central and western North Dakota. The state Department of Transportation announced Monday the restrictions will be in effect for all roads west of and including Highway 3 and all roads south of and including Highway...
March 9, 2015 - 5:15pm
March 3, 2015
DOT awards tribes $120,000
The federal Department of Transportation has awarded more than $120,000 to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation to help reduce traffic accidents in tribal communities, according to a press release. The DOT gave the Standing Rock reservation...
March 3, 2015 - 8:13pm
February 12, 2015
Federal agency pushes tough oil train standards
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Transportation Department has recommended crude oil trains be reinforced and have advanced braking systems installed...
February 12, 2015 - 10:38pm
$12M announced in highway funding
WASHINGTON — Flood-impacted communities in North Dakota will receive nearly $12 million in federal funding to support highway and road repairs, members of the state Congressional delegation announced Thursday. The Divide County Basin will receive about $6.2 million. The Southern...
February 12, 2015 - 5:37pm
January 16, 2015
House rejects limiting messages on DOT’s electronic signs
BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers on Friday rejected a resolution calling on the state Department of Transportation to use its 30 electronic message signs only for messages about weather, road conditions, emergencies, work zones and missing persons. Rep. Rick Becker, R-Bismarck,...
January 16, 2015 - 10:20pm