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Northeast ND preparing for flood; officials urge buying insurance
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
City of Fargo employee: let DAPL protesters 'drown in the flooding'
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
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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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Midgets gymnastics welcomes all challengers for state meet
'Cardiac Cats': Glen Ullin-Hebron storms back on Bulldogs, wins first Region 7 championship
In name of fighting cancer, DSU's Seth Moerkerke went bald Thursday
Blue Hawks ice Waldorf, advance to NSAA semifinals
Dean Blais is back in Grand Forks, but will it be last trip as coach?
Port: Gov. Burgum on remaining #NoDAPL protesters: 'More have moved than left'
Kathleen Wrigley: Marsy's Law does not protect victims' names
Port: Reminder: The #NoDAPL protesters in camp are no longer standing with Standing Rock
Port: State of North Dakota buys hotel rooms and bus tickets home for #NoDAPL protesters
Port: Feds a no-show again as N.D. police receive hazmat training before squaring off with protesters
Avon "Avie" Stotz
Fern L. Uhler
Roger S. Farrier
Donna Mae Hewson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
January 14, 2017
Bill seeks to resolve uncertainty over mineral ownership
BISMARCK — Watford City attorney Dennis Johnson generally sues oil companies. But the attorney who represents private mineral owners stood...
January 14, 2017 - 2:32pm
October 19, 2016
Four from Mandaree killed in northwest North Dakota crash identified
NEW TOWN—Four people from Mandaree were killed Monday night and another was injured after a crash at the corners of North Dakota Highways...
October 19, 2016 - 11:13am
September 22, 2016
Letter: BLM's duty is to protect tribes from wasting natural gas
Every day, our resources are burnt, released, or lost right in front of our eyes. Our money is literally going up in smoke. Waste of tribal resources deprives communities of royalty revenue that is vital to funding health care, education and roads. We are losing more revenue and getting...
September 22, 2016 - 5:43pm
August 2, 2016
Statistics point to tribal housing crisis, summit seeks solutions
BISMARCK — More than 40 percent of Native Americans on North Dakota reservations live in poverty, a rate at least 9 percent higher than...
August 2, 2016 - 12:01am
July 20, 2016
Letter: Some North Dakotans welcome EPA rule state officials are fighting
The lawsuit filed on Monday by North Dakota elected officials attempting to prevent the implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule aimed at curbing methane emissions from oil and gas operations is another example of how out of touch elected officials in Bismarck...
July 20, 2016 - 5:55pm
April 24, 2016
Tribal land around Lake Sakakawea set to expand
GARRISON -- As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers moves toward returning 30,500 acres of land taken as part of the Garrison Dam reservoir, debate...
April 24, 2016 - 3:00am
February 22, 2016
Letter: Who can afford this waste?
People of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation of North Dakota are just plain tired of subsidizing the oil industry going on eight years of hydraulic fracturing in the federal drilling program and look forward to the end of wasted resources. According to a peer review study of Friends...
February 22, 2016 - 10:30pm
Man charged in Fort Berthold shooting
BISMARCK – A man accused of shooting another man in a drug-related incident on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation faces federal charges....
January 22, 2016 - 7:47pm
September 28, 2015
N.D. tribal official warns of dual taxation if changes to revenue-sharing agreements delayed
BISMARCK – People and businesses on the American Indian reservation that produces 30 percent of North Dakota’s crude oil could end up paying both state and tribal taxes on some things unless tax sharing agreements can be negotiated more quickly, a tribal official warned state...
September 28, 2015 - 5:12pm
September 22, 2015
Oasis Petroleum fined for failing to pay royalties
DENVER -- Oasis Petroleum has been assessed a $72,438 fine for failing to make royalty payments on oil production on the Fort Berthold Reservation, the Department of Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue announced Monday. The civil penalty was for failing to make royalty...
September 22, 2015 - 12:28am
August 28, 2015
Woman who died in crash near Makoti identified
MAKOTI — The name of the victim in a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday near Makoti in northwest North Dakota has been identified. Brittany Westman, 26, of Plaza, died when her Subaru WRX was struck on County Road 20 about four miles north of Makoti about 4:15 p.m. Makoti is about...
August 28, 2015 - 11:46pm
March 27, 2015
Company seeks flaring exemptions: XTO Energy wants 140 wells excused from rule
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s new policy for exempting oil wells from gas-flaring rules will soon be put to the test as XTO Energy is requesting exceptions for 140 oil wells in Dunn and McKenzie counties. According to the request, the company says it has nowhere to take the gas because...
March 27, 2015 - 10:40pm
March 5, 2015
UPDATED: Mandaree man charged with murder will plead insanity
BISMARCK -- A Mandaree man charged with murdering another man on the Fort Berthold Reservation will use an insanity defense, according to court records. Marcel Chase was charged Feb. 4 with second-degree murder for the death of Toby Young Bear in December. Because Chase was...
News/crime and courts
March 5, 2015 - 4:00pm
January 13, 2015
FBI: Fort Berthold mother says she leaves kids in car to die
FORT BERTHOLD — A 24-year-old woman has been charged with child abuse this week on the Fort Berthold Reservation. An affidavit from an FBI special agent said Michelle Wounded Face left two of her children alone in a car that wasn’t running near Lake Sakakawea, according to KXMB...
News/crime and courts
January 13, 2015 - 10:52pm
January 5, 2015
Trafficked, Day Two: Native American populations ‘hugely at risk’ to sex trafficking
NOTE: For more stories from this series, click here. NEW TOWN, N.D. – As the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation reels from the impacts of...
January 5, 2015 - 5:24pm