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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
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
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Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Sources: UND set to leave Big Sky Conference
NFL sideline reporter Andrews beat cancer during season
Kerr on NBA players' All-Star voting: 'There were 50 guys on there that had no business getting votes'
Steelers' Roethlisberger unsure of future, considering retirement
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Port: Self defense legislation would legalize what most of us would consider murder
Jacobs: ND higher ed in the crosshairs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
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Laurence "Bud" Lewison
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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 11, 2016
Stark County Fairgrounds to be complete by mid-November
The Stark County Fairgrounds are inching closer to completion everyday. The $5.3 million project is slated to be finished in mid-November, said...
October 11, 2016 - 6:53pm
July 17, 2015
ND State Fair celebrates 50 years
MINOT — The North Dakota State Fair is marking its 50th anniversary with a special day to mark the occasion, and a lineup of entertainment including such musical superstars as Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban and Aerosmith. About 315,000 people are expected to flood the fairgrounds...
July 17, 2015 - 12:03am
July 8, 2015
Boy pinned under amusement ride motorcycle at fair
WEST FARGO — A young boy was taken on an unexpected ride Tuesday after stepping onto the Motorcycle Jump amusement ride operated by Murphy Bros. at the Red River Valley Fair. The ride has several motorcycles and spins them around, similar to a merry-go-round. On Tuesday a pin that...
July 8, 2015 - 11:31pm
Bull injures visitors to the Dakota County Fair
FARMINGTON, Minn. - A runaway rodeo bull caused injuries to several visitors to the Dakota County Fair on Wednesday evening. The bull escaped from his pen, then broke through the gates and ran through the fairgrounds. Eight people were injured in the incident, according to Dakota...
August 8, 2013 - 4:00pm
July 5, 2013
Brock: Thank you, Roughrider Commission
Roughrider Days Fair and Expo truly is a rodeo and so much more. This year's event began with a youth rodeo on June 8, got into full swing with the carnival and concluded with last night's fireworks. Roughrider Days is a true community event with something for everyone. Anyone...
July 5, 2013 - 12:00am
January 31, 2013
Belfield Community Health Fair
Belfield Police Department Officer Steve Byrne, right, helps Belfield first-grader Kadi Marsh put her fingerprints on paper at the Belfield Community...
January 31, 2013 - 12:00am
August 23, 2012
Slope County Farmer's Fair nears
By Betsy Simon firstname.lastname@example.org At the ripe old age of 92, the Slope County Farmer's Fair is looking pretty good, organizers say. Lane Hall, county extension agent and advertising and publicity chair for the fair in Amidon, Friday through Sunday, said the attendees...
August 23, 2012 - 12:00am
July 21, 2012
Conservation park restored in ND fairgrounds
MINOT (AP) -- A park within the North Dakota state fairgrounds that lets visitors fish and shoot has been restored after last summer's flooding. The state Game and Fish Department hosts the "conservation and outdoor skills" park. It was reopened Thursday during a ceremony. It has...
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
Fair time arrives for Hettinger, Bowman, McKenzie counties
Travel north or south of Dickinson this weekend and you'll head to a fair. Bowman, Hettinger and McKenzie counties hold their fairs beginning...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Feeling left out: Stark County Fair Association making plans for fairgrounds; Stark County Park Board in the dark
Stark County Park Board commissioners are oblivious to how close the area is to seeing new fairgrounds, a Stark County Fair Association member said Thursday. SCFA member Frank Klein added that he butted heads with commissioners when they considered spending more than $740,000 on...
April 6, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2010
More setbacks with fair plans
Seven of 14 members of the Stark County Fair Association resigned recently, but existing members intend to push on with developing a fairgrounds complex. The resignations are one of many setbacks the Fair Association has encountered with the project since land west of Dickinson was...
November 7, 2010 - 12:00am
July 11, 2010
Class of 1960 cruises through Mott parade
Press Photo by Ashley Martin The class of 1960 rides on a trailer during the Hettinger County Fair parade in Mott, Saturday morning.
July 11, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2009
Exhibits and animals fill the fair
The Dunn County Fair, which began with registration Wednesday, offers spectators a chance to see 4-H exhibits, livestock judging, presentations and bull riding. David Twist, extension agent with the North Dakota State University Dunn County Extension Center, said this year's fair...
August 6, 2009 - 12:00am
July 22, 2009
County Fair Association OKs budget
Stark County Fair Association members approved a 2010 budget of $104,700 at their monthly meeting Tuesday evening. Frank Klein, board member, said the 2009 budget was $102,676. The board also decided to pursue Interstate Engineering to survey and stake out 56 acres of land west...
July 22, 2009 - 12:00am
May 30, 2009
Fairgrounds construction getting underway
Years of planning and discussion about a Stark County Fairgrounds will finally begin to materialize this summer. A groundbreaking is planned during Roughrider Days Fair and Expo, which is a community festival held June 26 to July 5. "We don't have a date yet, but it will probably...
May 30, 2009 - 11:55pm