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Press Pass, Saturday, August 27
FDA wants donated blood tested for Zika virus
Trump's candidacy taking a toll on political ad spending
Benefit being held for Dunn Center teen after reconstructive surgery
N.D. leaders shift toward willingness to spend Legacy Fund earnings for 2017-19 budget
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
Midgets’ offense overwhelms Fargo North in opener
High school football roundup: Wegh collects five touchdowns in Wildfire victory
Late score, second-half defense carries Raiders over Night Hawks
Smoak, Martin bash Blue Jays past Twins
ESPN analyst Brown thinks FCS is the right level for the Bison
Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong farm bill
Brock: Small town tragedies
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
good bad and ugly
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
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
August 25, 2013
Tickets for driving too slow rare in Fargo-Moorhead, police say
FARGO -- A Minnesota man made headlines last week for having his license taken away for driving too slow, a situation police officials in Fargo-Moorhead say is rare here. Police had warned Gary Constans, 59, of Prairie, Minn., several times to drive faster before the courts finally...
August 25, 2013 - 12:00am
August 10, 2013
Many teens' rides are tied to parents' wallet
The Beach Boys sang about a 16-year-old girl who had "Fun, Fun, Fun" until her daddy took her T-Bird away. Danny Zuko and his best friend Kenickie,...
August 10, 2013 - 12:00am