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'Uncharted waters': SW ND loses representation in State Water Commission
New glow-in-the-dark mini golf course highlights work of local artists
In the face of mass resignations, including from 3M, Trump ends business advisory councils
North Dakota congressional races heat up as new candidates enter
Feds OK another $20 million for new Williston airport as construction moves ahead
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
Woodworking-- a creative outlet
Northern Plains Ethnic Festival -- a mix of cultures
New preschool to open
Georgia Chrome headed north
Schneider Sisters -- melodies for the bandshell
Night Hawks back with plenty of playmakers in 2017
Offensive guard Boone misses another practice
Vikings kicker, punter posiitons up for grabs yet
Rosario always does damage when playing Cleveland
FANTASY FORECAST: The 10 draft commandments
Port: Republican lawmakers to Library: Put those gay books back in the closet
Port: Rep. Cramer says 'liberal media' would have praised Trump's words on Charlottesville if they'd come from Obama
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
Port: North Dakota Republicans, Democrats get utterly uninspiring candidates for House and Senate races today
Ethyln Mae Marthaller
Daryl Viggo Anderson
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
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
November 29, 2016
Being prepared: Local officials give tips to drive safely in a winter storm
Drivers in western North Dakota were issued a travel alert on Monday night by the North Dakota Department of Transportation. A travel alert was...
November 29, 2016 - 5:44pm
November 23, 2016
U.S. offers mobile device guidelines to curb driver distraction
DETROIT — The U.S. Transportation Department on Wednesday issued voluntary guidelines for makers of mobile devices, asking them to help...
News/Nation and World
November 23, 2016 - 9:33pm
August 22, 2016
McFeely: The terror of having a teenaged driver
MOORHEAD, Minn.—The idea of putting a 15-year-old child behind the wheel of a car weighing more than a ton and traveling more than 60 mph...
August 22, 2016 - 10:21pm
July 6, 2016
ND traffic fatalities drop with many reasons given
BISMARCK -- Fewer miles being traveled by motorists and efforts to educate on driving under the influence were among the reasons for fewer deaths on North Dakota roads cited by state officials. As of July 2, total road fatalities statewide were at 47, down from 58 through the same...
July 6, 2016 - 7:12pm
November 21, 2015
Brock: Winter is here, time to take precautions
I was raised in Arizona but have lived in the north for the last 40 years. Whether you lived in North Dakota for one year or 40, that first...
November 21, 2015 - 9:19pm
October 7, 2015
Man rear-ends truck on I-29 near Fargo while checking Facebook, ticketed
FARGO -- Three people from Alabama are in the hospital after distracted driving caused a driver to rear-end a truck on Interstate 29 about 5 a.m. Wednesday, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. Billy Sides, 52, of Russelville, Ala., was driving a Mercury Mountaineer southbound...
October 7, 2015 - 11:42pm
September 9, 2015
Extra patrols to target texting drivers
BISMARCK – Law enforcement agencies in North Dakota’s major cities will crack down on texting while driving with extra patrols through the end of this month, the state Department of Transportation said. Under North Dakota law, composing, reading or sending any electronic message...
September 9, 2015 - 12:01am
July 2, 2015
State Ave. bridge work starts July 6
Construction on the new South State Avenue bridge in Dickinson will begin Monday, the North Dakota Department of Transportation said in a press release Wednesday. In addition to bridge work, the project will include concrete and asphalt paving, underground utilities, sidewalk, curb...
July 2, 2015 - 12:02pm
June 6, 2015
Omdahl: Bless other drivers by using turn signals
Good morning, class. This is the first session of “Remedial Turn Signals 100,” for which no college credit will be given but an embossed certificate will be awarded upon completion of the practicum. Now, I noticed that North Dakota AARP has been holding driver education sessions...
June 6, 2015 - 11:05pm
May 14, 2015
VIDEO: NDDOT deploys hologram tool to promote seat belt use
BISMARCK – North Dakota officials hope a new educational tool using hologram technology will help drivers and passengers see the importance of seat belt use in a different light. The state Department of Transportation recently purchased four hologram displays that depict a rollover...
May 14, 2015 - 3:30pm
March 26, 2015
Snow creates hazardous driving conditions
A white blanket descended early Thursday morning over Dickinson, resulting in 2 to 3 inches of accumulation. The light snow coverage was...
March 26, 2015 - 12:56pm
January 22, 2015
Lawmakers not sold on bill requiring headlights within hour of sunrise, sunset
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers on Thursday recommended putting the brakes on a bill that would make it illegal for drivers to have their headlights off within an hour of sunrise and sunset. The House Transportation Committee voted 11-2 to give House Bill 1207 a do-not-pass...
January 22, 2015 - 4:46pm
August 29, 2014
Baumgarten: Defensive driving lessons in Dickinson
I’ve tried to hold off on this column for as long as I can. I’ve made it about seven months. Is that enough time spent in Dickinson to talk about defensive driving? If not, it doesn’t matter. I’ve had about five close calls since I’ve been back here, most of them involving...
August 29, 2014 - 4:57pm
November 25, 2013
NDHP troopers to saturate roadways Wednesday
BISMARCK -- All available North Dakota Highway Patrol troopers will be on patrol statewide Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving and one of the busiest travel days of the year. The Highway Patrol stated in a press release that it is maximizing its efforts to increase visibility...
November 25, 2013 - 10:21am
September 11, 2013
Stop for the buses: Children put at risk by drivers who ignore the law
A 2009 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report, the latest available, states that on average 19 children die in school transportation-related...
September 11, 2013 - 12:00am