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Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
Hemp may be next gold mine for Native American tribes
AARP sues U.S. agency over employee wellness programs
Obama trolls Trump over 'mean tweet' on late-night TV
Leak at nuclear reactor in Norway is contained
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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
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
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
Martin R. Harnisch
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
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