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Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
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
Watford City to host triple header concert
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Keith Duane Bittenbinder
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
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
July 22, 2013
N.D. tightens law on driving without insurance
FARGO -- The long arm of the law will soon hold a shorter leash when it comes to proving you have liability insurance to drive in North Dakota. Starting Aug.
July 22, 2013 - 12:54pm
July 20, 2013
Most drive to avoid parallel parking challenge
GRAND FORKS -- The all-glass front offers Dakota Harvest Bakery workers Mike McCullough and Blue Weber a clear view of parallel-parking efforts on North Third Street in downtown Grand Forks. Asked if such efforts can be amusing, they simultaneously burst into laughter. "It's a spectator...
July 20, 2013 - 12:00am
July 3, 2013
Stark County Commission wants 35 mph speed limit on section of 32nd Street
In an attempt to decrease dust complaints and increase safety on 32nd Street near Dickinson, the Stark County Commission has ordered a 35 mph speed limit on a stretch of road from the gravel pit to Highway 22. "We're just not sure what's going to help and if this doesn't, we'll know,"...
July 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 17, 2013
Rural roads relaxing - and deadly
GRAND FORKS -- Where's your "white knuckle" zone? Do you get nervous just thinking about driving to Minneapolis (or "metro" Fargo-Moorhead) and putting yourself at the mercy of urban traffic, but think nothing of zipping around rural North Dakota or Minnesota? The number crunchers...
March 17, 2013 - 12:00am
February 22, 2013
Lawmakers propose changes for driving suspensions
BISMARCK -- Lawmakers are discussing a bill that would allow an individual with a suspended driver's license to obtain a temporary license sooner from the Department of Transportation.
February 22, 2013 - 12:00am
December 27, 2012
ND Highway Patrol: 'Overall, we have normal winter driving conditions'
Road conditions have been fairly good over the Christmas holiday, but officials say that things can change and drivers should proceed with caution. Winter officially began Friday, but southwest North Dakota has been experiencing winter weather since an early snowfall at the beginning...
December 27, 2012 - 12:00am
December 19, 2012
Republican bill imposes 4 days in jail for first DUI
WEST FARGO -- The governor supports a stricter drunken driving law. The attorney general does too. And the new chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Kim Koppelman of West Fargo, plans to introduce the bill that would make North Dakota the 16th state to impose mandatory jail...
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
August 9, 2012
Don't text and drive in this state: Fargo's first texting sting nets 17 drivers
FARGO -- Officers wrote $100 tickets to 17 people for texting while driving this week during the Fargo Police Department's first such sting operation...
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
July 15, 2012
Driving laws divide teenage driver's able to obtain permit; Dickinson students learning to drive defensively
In addition to dealing with new driver's licensing restrictions passed during the last legislative session and taking effect Jan. 1, driver's education students in Dickinson are getting a course in defensive driving, officials said. Zachary Keller, 15, Dickinson, is able to obtain...
July 15, 2012 - 12:00am
A trip that seems to never end
It's a drive that takes four mugs of coffee, blaring techno music and turning on the air conditioning. The air conditioning is needed no matter...
March 15, 2012 - 12:20am
January 12, 2012
Dinging a deer: Motorists are advised to watch for deer crossing, especially during dawn and dusk
The deer hunting season might be over, but the time to meet deer on the road is always there. There are peak times to see deer crossing the...
January 12, 2012 - 12:12am
December 29, 2011
Teen license procedures changing
BISMARCK -- North Dakota teenagers are about to see some major changes when it comes to getting a driver's license. Starting Sunday, young teens will need to wait longer before they are allowed to apply for a license. They will also need to have driving experience in certain conditions...
December 29, 2011 - 12:00am
January 21, 2011
Bill to impose fines for driving on closed roads
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota lawmakers said Thursday they supported a $100 fine for drivers who skirt barriers and drive on roads that have been closed because of snowstorms, and some suggested they would back an even higher penalty. The North Dakota Senate's Political Subdivisions...
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
December 18, 2010
Driving without liability insurance can have expensive consequences
A little slip of paper -- or lack there of -- can change a life. Having proof of insurance is necessary if you want to drive in North Dakota. Not having it at a traffic stop can have harsh consequences. Dickinson resident Eli Cromp was convicted of driving without liability insurance...
December 18, 2010 - 12:00am
November 21, 2010
Highway 22 crash statistics released
With less than two months of the year to go, crash figures on Highway 22 nearly mirror 2009 figures, according to statistics from the North Dakota Department of Transportation. Preliminary data shows there have already been 13 more crashes and one more fatality this year than in...
November 21, 2010 - 12:00am