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Jail debacle cost Ward County taxpayers more than $300K
ND Cowboy Hall of Fame opening 2017 season
Former 'Bachelor' Chris Soules arrested for leaving scene of deadly crash, TMZ reports
East Coast refiners eye Texas oil as North Dakota alternative
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
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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
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Golfers get relief from armchair judges watching video
Peterson agrees to terms with Saints, who open at Minnesota
Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of NASCAR season
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
Third-grader Mickellyn Walker wins national free throw contest
McFeely: NDSU rejects land swap
Port: House members laugh as they vote down 'Dollar Doug' amendment
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp took a mountain of money from special interest committees
Port: ND lawmaker says 'there’s absolutely zero chance we’ll be done on Tuesday'
Port: Heidi Heitkamp leaked her fundraising numbers early because she didn’t want you to see where the money came from
Mary Margaret Wolf
Bryan Wayne Cooper
Patricia "Patsy" Jost
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
June 26, 2014
Driver charged in crash that killed two sisters
HILLSBORO — A Nielsville, Minn., man has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide, accused of drunken driving in a May crash that killed two sisters who were riding in his vehicle. James Gregory Yahnke, 51, was charged Wednesday in Traill County District Court with two counts...
News/crime and courts
June 26, 2014 - 11:41pm
May 31, 2014
Battle for the badge: Dunn Co. sheriff, former deputies fight for seat
MANNING — A sheriff and two deputies he fired walk into a bar. Well, an election. That’s the story this year in Dunn County, where two former deputies are challenging relatively new Sheriff Clay Coker. Coker, who is approaching his one-year anniversary of taking the job after...
May 31, 2014 - 9:32pm
March 22, 2014
Area Centennial Calendar
Dodge Centennial Friday, June 6 4-6:30 p.m.: All-school reunion registration. 6:30 p.m.: All-school reunion dinner and social. Saturday, June 7 Throughout day: Quilt show, car show and vendors. 9:30 a.m.: Parade. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: School open house. 1-5 p.m.: Jam sessions. 1...
March 22, 2014 - 11:16pm
Summer of centennials along Highway 200: 6 local communities once tied together by Northern Pacific Railway to celebrate 100th anniversaries this summer
Six communities along Highway 200 are preparing to host Centennial Celebrations this summer. The events are on separate weekends, but they share...
March 22, 2014 - 11:01pm
February 8, 2014
Growing pains: JDA hosts round table to discuss growth concerns
KILLDEER — Infrastructure, housing, child care and how to deal with growing schools were three of the biggest issues leaders of Dunn County...
February 8, 2014 - 11:27pm
February 2, 2014
Packaging relationships: UPS driver Frank Slag drops off last packages after 35 years on road
A few years ago, retiring United Parcel Service driver Frank Slag said he would see nine or 10 vehicles along Highway 22 from Killdeer to his...
February 2, 2014 - 1:40pm
April 28, 2013
Dunn County immunization clinics set
The Dunn County immunization schedule for May is as follows: -- Dodge City Hall, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., May 6. -- Dunn Center City Hall, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 7. -- Halliday City Hall, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 14. -- Killdeer Public Health Office, 8 a.m. to noon and 12:30...
April 28, 2013 - 12:00am
November 23, 2012
Dodge roads fall victim to time: City working on infrastructure plan
Time has taken its toll on the streets of Dodge. The pavement was chipped, cracked and sealed several times, but now it's time the city looks at undertaking some real work on the city's streets, said Mayor Leonard Strifle. "We had the streets put in some time in the early '70s and...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
October 25, 2012
Pipe bomb in Dodge leads to highway closure
A pipe bomb by a pickup parked in the yard of a Dodge residence along Highway 200 led to the closure of a section of the highway for several hours Tuesday afternoon into evening. Dunn County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Ron Krivoruchka said a call was received around 12:30 p.m.
October 25, 2012 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Disturbance in Dodge
The Dunn County Sheriff's Office stops a pickup truck traveling east on Highway 200 into Dodge on Tuesday at about 7:30 p.m. About a mile-stretch...
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
Proposed oil waste landfill near Dodge is shelved
DODGE (AP) -- A Bismarck company withdrew its permit application to build an oil field waste landfill near Dodge after residents complained about the possible negative impact on the community. Waste Solutions LLP withdrew its application to Dunn County's Planning and Zoning Board...
July 12, 2012 - 12:00am
June 28, 2012
Residents near Dodge unhappy with proposed oil field waste site location
A number of residents near Dodge are concerned about what an oil field waste site could do to area water, traffic and more, they said Wednesday during a press conference attended by about a dozen people at Dodge's City Hall. Bismarck-based Waste Solutions LLP wants to put a dumpsite...
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
May 26, 2010
5 area towns have contested judge races June 8
Five area municipal judge positions are up for election in southwest North Dakota. Donald Groll and Keith King are vying for the municipal judgeship in Bowman. Roline Taylor, who was the Bowman municipal judge for about 16 years, is not running for re-election. Groll said is running...
May 26, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2009
Many towns prep for weekend celebrations
Area towns are busy prepping up for big Independence Day celebrations. A variety of activities in Hettinger are planned this weekend, including a parade to live music. "Saturday is our very, very busy day," said Earleen Friez from the Hettinger Chamber of Commerce, the group organizing...
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am
February 25, 2009
Ice fishing contest ends with big switch
SOMERSET, Wis. (AP) -- Lee Shehow had a whopper of a fish tale. Shehow, of New Richmond, claimed to have won Saturday's ice fishing contest on Bass Lake in Somerset after pulling up a northern pike weighing 2.42 pounds. TV cameras were rolling when he was asked what he would do...
February 25, 2009 - 8:43am