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ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
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Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
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Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
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ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
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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 23, 2013
After hopeful year, Devils Lake Basin again feels the stress of rising water
CANDO -- John Elsperger slowly drove along a gravel road between his farmstead and his home farm where he grew up, surveying what was productive farmland just three years ago. "This was going to be soybeans," he said, gazing at the shallow lake that formed in the past month. "We...
June 23, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
Devils Lake forecast to approach record elevation
GRAND FORKS -- Devils Lake is likely to rise this year to within a half-foot of its 2011 record elevation of 1,454.3 feet. The National Weather Service forecasts a 50-50 chance the lake will surpass 1,453.8 feet this year.
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
April 25, 2013
Jobs drive Devils Lake campus needs
DEVILS LAKE -- The Lake Region State College campus is spreading around the city of Devils Lake -- but not by design or desire. Several offices and outreach programs are being housed off campus -- at the North Dakota School for the Deaf and the former Twete Implement building just...
April 25, 2013 - 12:00am
April 14, 2013
Devils Lake leaders to mull new pet laws
GRAND FORKS -- Devils Lake city leaders hope there won't be much growling Monday as they begin a public discussion on new laws that place more restrictions on pet owners. "We really didn't have any teeth in the ordinance. People filed complaints.
April 14, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
NWS: Expect big floods
GRAND FORKS -- Parts of the Red River Valley can expect major flooding in the coming weeks, as recent snowstorms and cold temperatures combined to substantially increase the risk of "a big one," according to the National Weather Service. But it likely won't be "the big one," the...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 27, 2013
Annual Devils Lake veterans gathering on hold
DEVILS LAKE -- The Dakota Bull Session, an annual gathering of veterans to share stories of World War II, the Korean War and other military experiences for the past 23 years in Devils Lake, will not reconvene this spring. And unless they get some help, longtime organizers say the...
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
June 16, 2012
Record white bass in North Dakota
Charlie Vang of Brooklyn Park, Minn., reeled in this 4-pound, 10-ounce white bass from Devils Lake on Sunday. The 19-inch fish broke the record...
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
April 7, 2012
Senator: Devils Lake close to stability
FARGO (AP) -- The flood fight continues on a northeastern North Dakota lake that has been described as a slow-growing monster, but one of the state's U.S. senators said a series of remedies are making a difference. Republican Sen. John Hoeven, who appeared with Democratic Sen. Kent...
April 7, 2012 - 12:00am
February 29, 2012
North Dakota short on money to fix all of its water issues
BISMARCK -- North Dakota does not have enough money to fix all of the water issues it faces and needs to work on setting priorities, state officials said Tuesday. State Engineer Todd Sando gave legislators an update on State Water Commission projects during a meeting at the Capitol. The...
February 29, 2012 - 12:00am
December 31, 2011
Devils Lake USPS center transfer planned
GRAND FORKS -- People living in the Devils Lake region should see little change in operation if the U.S. Postal Service proceeds with its proposal to transfer the city's Customer Service Mail Processing Center to Grand Forks. Earlier this month, the Postal Service completed the...
December 31, 2011 - 12:00am
September 16, 2011
Potential consolidation of mail centers
GRAND FORKS -- Grand Forks, Devils Lake, Minot and Bemidji, Minn., could lose their U.S. Postal Service mail processing operations by next spring. The Postal Service mail processing is about to launch a feasibility study about the potential consolidation of customer service mail...
September 16, 2011 - 12:07am
July 22, 2011
Water keeps finding Devils Lake couple
DEVILS LAKE -- When Glenn and Donna Lannoye were forced to move their house from the flooded Eagle Bend Estates on Devils Lake's Creel Bay in 1997, they bought the highest lot available -- a rural subdivision called The Cliffs, so-named because it was an overlook, almost 30 feet above...
July 22, 2011 - 12:00am
July 16, 2011
Counties, townships near Devils Lake have to shore up, move, and sometimes abandon roads overwhelmed by floodwaters
HAYBALE HEIGHTS -- Traveling down the township road past a new fishing resort on Devils Lake just south of U.S. Highway 2, it's tempting to imagine that Haybale Heights was named for the large round hay bales that line west side of the route. After all, no other bales are within...
July 16, 2011 - 12:00am
June 25, 2011
Devils Lake may overflow naturally
GRAND FORKS -- Devils Lake has 14 to 15 percent chance of overflowing naturally by 2015, even after a second manmade outlet is operating next year, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey. The study is based on a combined water release of 600 cubic feet per second...
June 25, 2011 - 12:00am
June 24, 2011
Bogged down near Devils Lake
GRAND FORKS -- About 100 people on a bus tour of the flooded Devils Lake Basin experienced the situation up close this week. They got stuck in the mud. The two buses became stranded for about an hour on a county road near Crary in eastern Ramsey County. "It was a good tour,...
June 24, 2011 - 12:00am