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In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
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
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Eric Ross Abraham
Kenneth "Ken" Gerving
Anne Short Johnson
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
October 28, 2010
Storm brings winter weather... and winter driving
Two semitrailers north of Killdeer and one west of Mandan jack-knifed on slick roads blocking traffic for a few hours Wednesday. A car also rolled near Belfield and a number of drivers found themselves in the ditch. There have been no reports of injuries, officials said Wednesday. Wind,...
October 28, 2010 - 12:00am
October 27, 2010
Storms fly through state, be prepared for winter weather
Just as the first snowflakes of the season fly through the air, officials are urging North Dakotans to be prepared for the upcoming winter season....
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
October 23, 2010
New city ordinance prohibits shortcuts
An ordinance passed by the Dickinson City Commission Monday prohibits taking shortcuts and avoiding traffic control devices, according to city documents. Local businesses -- especially those located on corners near traffic lights and stop signs -- have complained of motorists zipping...
October 23, 2010 - 12:00am
September 3, 2010
Stark County adopts new electronic device policy
To ensure the safety of area motorists, a new distracted driver policy was recently adopted for Stark County employees. The policy prohibits employees from using electronic devices that would cause them to take their hands off the steering wheel or their eyes off the road. Ken Zander,...
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
March 12, 2010
Drivers still struggle with snowy roads
With snowy, wet weather continuing Wednesday evening and into Thursday, some cars found their way into ditches Thursday morning, a North Dakota Highway Patrol officer said. "I know this morning (Thursday) right away there were quite a few of them, especially out east of Dickinson....
March 12, 2010 - 12:00am
January 28, 2010
Be careful out there driving
We are a car-driving culture and, in turn, cars drive the look and feel of what we see around us. They shape where and how we live and work, the places we go, and the appearance of our land, our cities, and our homes. It's hard to think of anything more American than the automobile....
January 28, 2010 - 12:00am
October 4, 2009
Texting while driving becomes deadly habit
A short time ago I was stopped in traffic when a car behind me rammed into the rear end of my car. The driver was texting his wife that he was late for work. Thankfully, nobody was injured.
October 4, 2009 - 12:00am
May 21, 2009
Lives rearranged by drinking and driving
Bonnie Peterson and her family were traveling through Minnesota to get home to Watford City when their lives were shattered in the blink of an...
May 21, 2009 - 11:45pm
Igniting the prairie
NEAR WATFORD CITY -- Those driving into the valley which holds the entrance to Theodore Roosevelt National Park's North Unit may have been worried...
April 21, 2009 - 10:50pm
April 15, 2009
Think about this. You might be killed by a distracted driver. The chances of that happening are increasing daily. There is more traffic, more freeways, more cell phones, more distractions and more accidents. The Harvard Center for Risk Analysis determined that over 330,000 people...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
March 10, 2009
No travel advisory extended
The North Dakota Department of Transportation is extending a no travel advisory to include all highways south and east of the Devils Lake area and in the following areas: Grand Forks, Devils Lake, Carrington, Cooperstown, Hillsboro, Jamestown, Valley City, Fargo, Napoleon, Edgeley,...
March 10, 2009 - 10:02am
February 28, 2009
Letter: Driving tips may be helpful
Oh! Oh! -- observed and opined: 1. Some folks dare not write to the editor because of their fear of peer pressure; they complain but fail to speak out constructively. 2. "Dickinson" found a way to keep the speed down on its streets -- leave 1 ½ inches of snow on the road and shake...
February 28, 2009 - 12:00pm
January 29, 2009
'It will take away your life'
BELFIELD -- A former meth junkie told students at one point she stayed up for 21 days and didn't eat for 14 days while high. "I should've been...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
December 28, 2008
Lawmaker pushes for increase in driving age
FARGO -- In 25 years as a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper, Ed Gruchalla saw his share of young drivers who encountered tragedy. Wednesday's...
December 28, 2008 - 12:00am
November 26, 2008
Demand and prices drop
A recent drop in gas prices means good news for those traveling for the holidays. With North Dakota prices at an average of $1.87 per gallon...
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am