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Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
UND hopes to reach the top of the Big Sky this season
UND women's basketball team plans to push pace
DSU men's basketball downed by Minot State in home opener
Arrieta, Cubs even World Series with Game 2 win
Grizzlies slip by Timberwolves in season opener
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
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
April 12, 2012
Minot City Council to discuss flood protection
MINOT, N.D. (AP) -- Minot's City Council plans to discuss the city's flood protection plans. Parts of the city were flooded by the Souris River last summer. More than 4,000 homes were damaged. Mayor Curt Zimbelman says the project should be designed to deal with river flows as high...
April 12, 2012 - 8:54am
April 7, 2012
Senator: Devils Lake close to stability
FARGO (AP) -- The flood fight continues on a northeastern North Dakota lake that has been described as a slow-growing monster, but one of the state's U.S. senators said a series of remedies are making a difference. Republican Sen. John Hoeven, who appeared with Democratic Sen. Kent...
April 7, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Navy jet crashes into Va, apartments, pilots eject
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- A local official says it appears two Navy pilots dumped fuel from a fighter jet before it crashed into a Virginia apartment complex, and that likely prevented the resulting fire from being far worse. Bruce Nedelka is the Virginia Beach EMS division chief....
April 6, 2012 - 2:02pm
April 4, 2012
Minot mayor says more federal flood money needed
MINOT, N.D. (AP) -- Minot Mayor Curt Zimbelman says federal flood recovery aid is appreciated but it isn't enough. Zimbelman said during a U.S. Senate Budget Committee field hearing in the city on Tuesday that Minot's unmet flood recovery needs are in the range of $1 billion.
April 4, 2012 - 8:10am
March 19, 2012
Red River crests in Fargo without flooding
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Longtime Fargo resident Dan Holm returned from his winter travels to an unusual spring sight behind his home on River Road: There was no water lapping at his back yard. After dealing with three years of record flooding from the Red River, Holm and other residents...
March 19, 2012 - 8:41pm
Red River appears to have crested in Fargo area
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- The National Weather Service says the Red River appears to have crested in Fargo -- and below flood stage. Weather service meteorologist Jeff Makowski says the river was measured at 17.1 feet Monday morning and "looks to be on its way down." Flood stage is 18...
March 19, 2012 - 10:24am
Alan Jackson sets show in quake-damaged town; Minot took 2nd in contest
MINERAL, Va. (AP) -- Residents of the Virginia town of Mineral will get to see country performer Alan Jackson play this spring in their town, which was the epicenter of an earthquake last August. Mayor Pam Harlowe tells The Daily Progress that Jackson will play May 20 in the parking...
March 19, 2012 - 9:45am
March 18, 2012
Record-breaking temps dry area out
With little precipitation in the area and Saturday's record-breaking temperatures in Dickinson expected to continue today, red flag warnings and fire bans remain in place for southwest North Dakota, officials say. Dickinson's high Saturday was 69, breaking the former record of 66,...
March 18, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
SD governor says plains snowpack must be monitored
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) -- South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says better monitoring of the plains snowpack is needed to prevent a repeat of last summer's flooding on the Missouri River. In a meeting with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials Wednesday, Daugaard says a monitoring system...
March 14, 2012 - 5:44pm
March 2, 2012
Clinton returns to ND as keynote speaker for state Democratic-NPL
GRAND FORKS -- The last time Bill Clinton was in the Grand Forks area, the Red River was at a record 54.35 feet and much of the community was...
March 2, 2012 - 12:00am
February 29, 2012
Ice jam on Missouri River causing flooding in ND
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Burleigh County officials say an ice jam on the Missouri River is causing lowland flooding. Officials say the ice jam is near McLean Bottoms. The jam is considered minor. The flooding is not affecting any residents at this time, and county officials are...
February 29, 2012 - 6:29pm
February 21, 2012
Storm hits much of ND and nation, avoids Dickinson
Western North Dakota missed out on snowfall Monday evening that caused traffic problems across the eastern portion of the state and beyond. Snowfall...
February 21, 2012 - 12:00am
February 16, 2012
Latest flood outlook favorable for ND residents
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- The latest flood outlook for the Red River in eastern North Dakota features a little-uttered word: minor. Figures released by the National Weather Service on Thursday show the chances for minor flooding are less than 33 percent in most areas. And between the...
February 16, 2012 - 4:30pm
January 25, 2012
Dickinson Dam flood plan reviewed
While there is optimism that the Dickinson Dam won't overflow, city and state officials met Tuesday at the Law Enforcement Center in Dickinson...
January 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 5, 2012
Power generation at Missouri River dams rebounds
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- High water levels that caused record flooding along the Missouri River in 2011 did bring a small consolation: Electric power generation from the river's six upstream dams was above average for the first time in a dozen years. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,...
January 5, 2012 - 1:12pm