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Harvey Weinstein surrenders to face criminal charges in New York
ND Legacy Fund earnings from $4.3 billion in principal reach over $1 billion
Authorities identify man who died in fiery crash on Interstate 29 south of Grand Forks
Making blooms 'for the veterans' sake': Lively 90-year-old has patience down pat in making American Legion’s poppies
Grand Forks woman made 'normal' gun purchase before killing family
crime and courts
nation and world
Rain hasn't moved drought needle: Williston snagged a little rain overnight, but too little to change drought status
Bakken executives project 'disciplined approach' as ND oil activity ramps up
Why is Instagram adding a mute button? Because rejection is scary
Why oil company leaders believe the Bakken is stronger now than ever before
Zinke emphasizes partnering with oil industry at ND conference
place a business brief
Lighting change required for wind farms
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
People who sleep in on weekends avoid dying young, study suggests
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
Study: Minnesotans, North Dakotans more likely to suffer depression
State Class B speech results listed
Observing more than 160 years as educators
Rockets take Game 5, inch closer to dethroning Warriors
State awaits: Hazen, Mott-Regent gear up for Class B Meet on Friday
DHS Midgets rally in thrilling WDA tournament opener
DSU’s Wrzesinski second in the decathlon after day on of NAIA track and field meet
Beulah earns Region 8 crown
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Commentary: Kindness is the real showstopper at the circus
Commentary: Like a cockroach, Shirvani's career can't be killed
Commentary: Should the Grand Forks mother who killed herself and her children have been able to buy her gun legally?
The harsh taste of gold
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A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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October 26, 2017
Trump praised for discussing opioids, criticized for not providing money
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump pledges a major campaign to fight unneeded opioid painkiller use, but it is not clear how his declaring...
October 26, 2017 - 5:19pm
August 4, 2017
Early indications are farmers like Trump ag actions
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — Many, if not most, farmers say they like what they have seen so far in how President Donald Trump deals with agriculture....
August 4, 2017 - 2:06pm
July 19, 2017
Judge sets 30-day deadline to decide whether to pause FM diversion
ST. PAUL — A federal judge says he will decide whether to temporarily stop the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project within 30 days. After...
July 19, 2017 - 8:37am
January 20, 2017
Former Secretary Schafer mixed on Trump nominees
ST. PAUL — A Republican presidential Cabinet veteran gives President Donald Trump mixed reviews on his picks for key positions. "I am relatively...
January 20, 2017 - 7:33pm
July 12, 2016
Former UND administrator Robert Beattie sentenced to 12 years for child porn
FARGO—Before Judge Ralph Erickson sentenced Robert Beattie in his federal child pornography case Tuesday, Erickson recited a Cherokee parable: Inside a person, is a fight between two hungry wolves. One is bad, and the other is good. Which wolf wins the fight? "The one we feed,"...
July 12, 2016 - 7:57pm
July 7, 2016
Federal drone test site research program in ND could see 3-year extension
GRAND FORKS - A federal research initiative centered on integrating unmanned aircraft systems into national airspace with ties to North Dakota could see an additional three years of operation. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., announced Wednesday the U.S. Senate and House reached an agreement...
July 7, 2016 - 4:18pm
June 24, 2016
Flying J murder suspect could face death penalty
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—A woman accused of planning out and going through with the murder of a man at a Grand Forks gas station could face the...
June 24, 2016 - 8:37pm
June 11, 2016
Grand Forks man appeals sentence of life in prison from federal drug trafficking case
FARGO--A Grand Forks man sentenced to life in prison for trafficking drugs throughout the region is appealing his time behind bars, arguing again that he should be acquitted and receive a new trial.
June 11, 2016 - 11:57pm
March 5, 2016
New federal authorizations to child care created backlog of background checks for day care providers
JAMESTOWN — Megan McDonald of Jamestown has two children in day care and another baby on the way. She said young children often don’t have the voice to speak up about something that could be going wrong at a day care, and knowing a provider has passed a criminal background check...
March 5, 2016 - 10:58pm
January 21, 2016
Clark won’t seek reappointment to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
BISMARCK – Former North Dakota Public Service Commission chairman Tony Clark said Thursday he won’t seek another term on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission when his current term ends in June.
January 21, 2016 - 10:21pm
September 19, 2014
Tallgrass Energy submits tariffs for its Pony Express crude oil pipeline
NEW YORK - Tallgrass Energy Partners submitted tariffs on Friday for the startup of its Pony Express crude oil pipeline, effective Oct. 1, according to a regulatory filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The rates apply to crude oil moved on the highly anticipated...
September 19, 2014 - 12:21pm
August 1, 2014
Cannon Ball man pleads guilty to assault
BISMARCK — A Cannon Ball man pleaded guilty Thursday to assault with a dangerous weapon. Dustin Lester, 40, was charged after assaulting a woman Dec. 27 by kicking her with his shoes, causing injury. He will be sentenced Oct. 31. He faces a maximum of 10 years in federal prison...
August 1, 2014 - 11:05pm
February 20, 2014
Trail of error: Feds have found 721 violations on BNSF tracks in ND since 2006
WASHINGTON — Federal inspectors have issued more than 700 violations to BNSF Railway in the past eight years for defects on its tracks in North...
February 20, 2014 - 12:06am
June 12, 2013
Senate farm bill 'a great start'
Better late than never. The federal farm bill jumped another hurdle toward becoming law when the Senate passed a five-year proposal Monday evening that would cost $955 billion over 10 years. The bill, which passed by a 66-27 vote, now will be taken up by the House. "It's a great...
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Federal funding requirement comes back to bite diversion
BISMARCK - Sen. Larry Luick said Tuesday the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project is too big for North Dakota to commit to without federal help. That's why the Republican from Fairmount, who represents District 25 south of Fargo, offered a floor amendment Tuesday that would require...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am