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Petition for McKenzie sheriff removal could be filed this week
Standing Rock calls on DOJ to intervene in pipeline situation; DAPL explains land purchase
State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
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
Eagles' stifling defense flusters Bradford, Vikings
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
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
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
December 26, 2015
Commercial development slows down: Outside businesses more hesitant to enter Dickinson market
The sluggish oil economy has dampened some facets of local industry and has put other prospective new commercial developments on a slower track,...
December 26, 2015 - 9:26pm
Some Dickinson businesses feel a chill with local economy in a state of adjustment, normalization
The wider context of the oil slowdown has changed the business climate of Dickinson, resulting in a chill for some and a more normalized pace for others. Wildcat Pizzeria, formerly located on the northwest side of Dickinson, closed abruptly about two weeks ago after losing a substantial...
December 26, 2015 - 9:24pm
Omdahl: Their Black Friday becomes our Red 2016
GRAND FORKS -- The day of reckoning for Black Friday has arrived and the credit card people want their money. Now we’re in trouble for buying...
December 26, 2015 - 9:03pm
December 25, 2015
Oil Patch city leaders move forward after unexpected crude price declines in 2015
Leaders in western North Dakota's Oil Patch cities say life didn't change as abruptly as many expected it to in 2015 as crude prices bottomed...
December 25, 2015 - 8:52pm
December 22, 2015
Holten: We need a new gold standard
Do you know how much gold there is in the world? There is 170 metric tons. What does that mean? It means that if you melted all of the gold that...
December 22, 2015 - 9:00pm
December 21, 2015
Moody’s: Oil collapse leads to budget shortfalls in U.S. oil states
NEW YORK -- Lower tax revenues because of job losses in energy and related sectors due to the collapse in oil prices will hit budgets of oil-producing states through the remainder of this fiscal year and next, Moody's Investors Service said on Monday.Moody's comments came after Oklahoma...
December 21, 2015 - 1:03pm
December 14, 2015
Wenzel: Sobering trends temper N.D.’s optimism
GRAND FORKS -- Congratulations are in order. North Dakota is the nation’s best-run state, according to the news and opinion website 24/7 Wall Street. That’s quite an achievement, and it’s the fourth consecutive year the honor has been bestowed upon the Roughrider State. Our...
December 14, 2015 - 10:21pm
North Dakota could be headed for recession, group says; Drop in oil prices cited for downturn
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A recent Moody's Analytics report warns North Dakota could be headed for "full-blown recession," but a University of North...
December 14, 2015 - 6:36pm
December 8, 2015
Letter: Rein in Roosevelt library while we still can
It is quite obvious that the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library continues to be forced along by those who crave its existence. It is a dream of those who desire it and an embarrassment to those who are aware of how the presidential library establishment system really evolves....
December 8, 2015 - 8:01pm
December 4, 2015
North Dakota best-run state again but oil prices offer ‘true test’
BISMARCK – The financial news and opinion website 24/7 Wall St. has named North Dakota as the nation’s best-run state for the fourth consecutive year, but this year’s top ranking comes with a cautionary note. “Despite the rapid growth, North Dakota may be overly reliant on...
December 4, 2015 - 3:33pm
December 2, 2015
ADP: U.S. private sector adds 217,000 jobs in November
NEW YORK -- U.S. private employers added 217,000 jobs in November, above expectations and the most since June, signaling job growth is likely strong enough to support the first Federal Reserve interest rate hike in nearly a decade when policymakers meet later this month, a report...
News/Nation and World
December 2, 2015 - 11:59am
November 18, 2015
ND tax revenues fall $49M short in October; budget office talks about updating forecast
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s tax revenues fell short of projections by nearly $49 million in October, marking the third consecutive month of lower-than-expected collections and prompting the state budget office to discuss updating the forecast given to lawmakers in March. Overall...
November 18, 2015 - 4:54pm
October 27, 2015
Letter: Impact North Dakota jobs had on nation is no joke
Anyone who caught the HBO skit on North Dakota could have found humor in the simplistic, slapstick one-liners, but the overall messaging is not funny. I guess I avoided watching it for a couple weeks because as a North Dakota native, I’ve nearly heard it all when it comes to our...
October 27, 2015 - 5:21pm
October 20, 2015
North Dakota's unemployment rate dropped in September
BISMARCK -- North Dakota experienced a dip in its unemployment rate in September, down 0.3 percent statewide from August. Job Service North Dakota reported Tuesday that the 2.2 percent September rate is unchanged from 2014. The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate, which takes...
October 20, 2015 - 5:37pm
October 11, 2015
Conservation fund dollars bearing fruit statewide
BISMARCK -- After more than two years of existence, a state conservation fund’s dollars are beginning to bear fruit as several projects, including...
October 11, 2015 - 8:40pm