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Top-ranking Vatican cardinal charged with sex offenses in Australia
Two Yellowstone National Park tourists injured by bison
Ruling: Suspended sheriff can question former prosecutor, but not governor
Protesters urge Hoeven to reject Senate GOP health reform bill
Grand Forks' Alerus Center gets ready for new leadership
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
Playing the music of a bygone era
Celebrating 20 years of Family Fun Day
Big & Rich to headline Roughrider concert
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Hughes rejoins Twins pitching staff
UND remains confident in Summit League despite IUPUI move
UND, Montana schedule future non-conference football matchups
Halftime tirade product of higher expectations from United coach Adrian Heath
Tyus Jones says new teammate Jimmy Butler adds toughness to team
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Port: NDSU President Bresciani finally figured out how to keep his mouth shut
Port: Let states take over health reform from federal politicians
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Judith J. Jackson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
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August 30, 2016
USFS extends Dakota Prairie Grasslands Demonstration Project for 10 years
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Forest Forest Service has extended the Dakota Prairie Grasslands Demonstration Project for an additional 10 years...
August 30, 2016 - 9:37pm
November 7, 2015
Elkhorn Ranch gravel pit nears development as longstanding disputes continue
MEDORA— After more than seven years of discussion, a proposed 25-acre gravel mine located near the historic Elkhorn Ranch about 25 miles north of Medora may be just weeks away from development as it continues to stir strong emotional responses from individuals and organizations...
November 7, 2015 - 11:10pm
October 28, 2015
Two South Dakota company owners who hired illegal immigrants must pay $1.2 million
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The owners of two companies in Rapid City and Hermosa have been ordered to pay more than $1.2 million for employing undocumented immigrants under a U.S. Forest Service contract. U.S. Attorney for South Dakota Randy Seiler announced Tuesday that a civil judgement...
News/crime and courts
October 28, 2015 - 2:42pm
August 16, 2014
U.S. Capitol Christmas tree to come from Chippewa National Forest
CASS LAKE, Minn. — This year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas tree has been selected from the Chippewa National Forest in Minnesota. Staff from the Capitol and U.S. Forest Service visited the forest in late July to narrow down dozens of candidates to the final selection. Another tree...
August 16, 2014 - 11:34pm
June 14, 2014
‘Rampant’ off-roading damages federal lands: Vehicles found stuck leads to investigation
WATFORD CITY — Vehicles going off-road into the Little Missouri National Grasslands of western North Dakota are doing “deplorable” damage...
June 14, 2014 - 10:48pm
Forest Service may extend Grasslands negotiations
Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., is requesting that talks between ranchers and the federal government be extended by 30 days to hammer out the details of grazing allotments on the Little Missouri National Grasslands. Hoeven sent a letter to the U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell on Thursday...
June 14, 2014 - 10:37pm
June 3, 2014
Heitkamp wants Forest Service to acknowledge negligence for fire
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., has sent a letter to U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell requesting that his agency acknowledge negligence and fully reimburse ranchers who lost property in last year’s Pautre Fire. Tidwell visited Dickinson last week as part of a roundtable...
June 3, 2014 - 11:48pm
May 14, 2014
Forest Service chief coming to Dickinson
Ranchers from southwest North Dakota with “burning” questions for the U.S. Forest Service will get the chance to discuss concerns with its top leader at the end of the month. U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., will host a roundtable discussion with Forestry Service Chief Tom Tidwell...
May 14, 2014 - 2:15pm
May 9, 2014
Man taken to medical facility for ‘erratic’ behavior
A 37-year-old man was taken to a medical facility on Wednesday after acting “erratically” while in possession of a gun on U.S. Forest Service land, an official said. The Forest Service and Billings County police responded to a report of a man acting strangely at about 10 a.m....
News/crime and courts
May 9, 2014 - 11:45pm
Brine, oil spill reported northwest of Medora
MEDORA — About 650 barrels of salt water and 20 barrels of oil spilled from a well site 15 miles northwest of Medora in Billings County, the North Dakota Department of Health announced Monday. Some of the brine and oil reached a tributary to the Little Missouri River about 4.5...
December 9, 2013 - 4:51pm
November 8, 2013
Cramer visits Dickinson BLM office
North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer stopped by the Bureau of Land Management’s North Dakota field office in Dickinson as part of a trip around western North Dakota on Friday. At the BLM office, Cramer had an informal discussion with about 20 employees who brought up issues like employee...
November 8, 2013 - 6:53pm
October 25, 2013
Brine spill reported northwest of Belfield
Approximately 150 barrels of brine water leaked from a pipeline at a disposal site, pipeline company Encore Energy Partners reported Wednesday. Some of the brine water got into Blacktail Creek about 20 miles northwest of Belfield, but state Director of Water Quality Dennis Fewless...
October 25, 2013 - 6:01pm
April 7, 2013
Forest Service at fault for Pautre Fire: Ranger apologizes
HETTINGER -- In a meeting with nearly 100 farmers and ranchers from here to Lemmon, S.D., the U.S.
April 7, 2013 - 12:00am
April 6, 2013
Ranchers: Forest Service had 'zero support' for burn; Meeting today in Hettinger to address questions, claims process
On day two of the Pautre Fire that destroyed more than 14,000 acres of grasslands in northwest South Dakota, the biggest question ranchers were...
April 6, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
Fighting to open Painted Canyon: Hoeven works with Park Service to keep Badlands overlook site from staying closed
One of North Dakota's highest-ranking officials is throwing his weight behind an effort to open the Painted Canyon Overlook. After Theodore...
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am