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SD 10-year-old who died in crash had a 'smile that lit up a room'
Assange says WikiLeaks to release 'significant' Clinton campaign data
Former NDSU coach's daughter goes big with breast cancer fundraising
UND launches strategic planning process with first meeting
Candidates for N.D. governor square off in first debate
crime and courts
nation and world
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Gas suppliers Praxair, Linde hold merger talks
Medora Musical ticket sales cross 100,000
Drug prices keep rising with no end in sight
The corny truth about high fructose corn syrup
Benson: Coyotes and prairie dogs on the Great Plains
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Everybody steps up for Titans football in season-opening win over Killdeer
Upon further review, Peterson decides not to play in preseason
SHIPLEY: Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tigers complete sweep of skidding Twins
UND announces 18-member committee to address athletic budget shortfall
Murdock: Never Trump seeds would bear socialist fruit
Letter: We don’t need annual legislative session, we need term limits
Letter: Respect for community and property needed
Other Views: Violence, intimidation mar pipeline protest
Holten: There is no greater burden
good bad and ugly
Darla Mae Carlson
Arta Gail Hoherz
George F. Anton
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
April 16, 2016
Medora mayoral candidates prepare to ride the campaign trail
MEDORA -- Medora residents will be electing a new mayor right as their town’s bustling summer tourism season starts to heat up. Mayor Doug...
April 16, 2016 - 7:02pm
April 8, 2016
Billings County to use mail-in ballots
MEDORA -- A lack of election workers in Billings County has caused a change in voter procedure and the closure of the least-used of the county’s three polling places. Billings County Commision members voted in their regular meeting Tuesday to make the upcoming election the first...
April 8, 2016 - 9:12pm
October 1, 2015
Western area leaders, cities honored at N.D. League of Cities
Mayor of Medora Doug Ellison was named 2015 Outstanding City Elected Official by The North Dakota League of Cities at its 85th annual conference in Fargo. Since Douglas’ term as mayor began in 2008, the city has built a new fire hall, created housing for emergency personnel,...
October 1, 2015 - 11:56pm
September 19, 2015
10th annual Theodore Roosevelt Symposium continues
Theodore Roosevelt Center manager Sharon Kilzer said a three-day symposium held in Stickney Hall at Dickinson State University in the 26th U.S....
September 19, 2015 - 12:10am
July 14, 2015
Citizens organize recycling program in Medora
MEDORA — As garbage volume in western North Dakota expands, a volunteer effort in Medora may make recycling a little bit easier. A citizen...
July 14, 2015 - 11:16pm
June 29, 2015
Venomous rumor spreads about Medora mayor being bit by rattlesnake
MEDORA—It was a rumor that spread like venom and included a snake, but turned out to be less dangerous than initial reports made it out to be. Medora Doug Ellison said Monday he was not bit by a rattlesnake—a rumor that started Friday night while dining at the Little...
June 29, 2015 - 6:11pm
August 6, 2014
Hills of history: Medora to commemorate Battle of the Badlands 150th anniversary
MEDORA — When people think of the Indian Wars, battles like Little Bighorn and Wounded Knee come to mind. The Battle of Killdeer Mountain...
August 6, 2014 - 10:20pm
July 2, 2014
Medora Council increases sewage rates: City lost $15K on current plan last year
MEDORA — Starting in August, Medora residents will pay more per flush. A rise in sewer rates needed to be approved as a condition of a $1.7 million State Revolving Fund loan for a much-needed wastewater treatment facility in the town. The Medora City Council unanimously approved...
July 2, 2014 - 11:04pm
May 4, 2014
Cowboy moments: Hall of Fame in Medora opens with new exhibits, video premiere
MEDORA — The North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame became so crowded on Saturday night that its executive director, Kevin Holten, had to find a...
May 4, 2014 - 12:22am
March 27, 2014
No airport for Medora: Council drops Buddy Ranch airstrip study
Medora will remain without an airport for now, the city’s mayor said Thursday. Mayor Doug Ellison said in a phone interview that the City Council will not pursue an airstrip feasibility study for a proposed new airstrip due to a lack of votes. The council previously voted 3-0 to...
March 27, 2014 - 7:04pm
March 15, 2014
Medora considers airstrip: Attendees express mixed feelings at public hearing
MEDORA — A lot can happen in 20 years — just ask Doug Ellison. Medora’s mayor said at a public hearing here on Saturday he signed a petition against an airport study in 1994, but that he’s more open to the idea today. “My personal thoughts are that I’d like to see something...
March 15, 2014 - 11:29pm
January 8, 2014
Medora discusses prospects for airport
MEDORA — If city leaders here decide they’d like a new airport, up to 90 percent of the tab could be paid for with federal dollars, according...
January 8, 2014 - 6:41pm
June 13, 2012
Ellison grabs four more years as Medora mayor
The mayor of Medora will keep his position for another four years. Mayor Doug Ellison defeated former Mayor Mark "Olie" Golberg 33-16 votes. One vote was scattered. Ellison grabbed the seat in 2008 as a write-in winner. "I was kind of surprised and appreciative," Ellison said,...
June 13, 2012 - 12:40am
2 candidates seek to become Medora mayor
Medora's former mayor, Olie Golberg, is challenging Mayor Doug Ellison for the seat come Election Day. Golberg, 55, was mayor from 1996 to...
May 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 27, 2012
Letter: Violence part of history, but will drop request for gallows in Medora
Violence part of history, but will drop request for gallows In the past week, a news story based on a concept of mine has spread throughout the country.
March 27, 2012 - 12:00am