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U.S. pipeline regulator raises penalties for safety violations
Suspected drunk driver hits occupied school bus
'Shaving cats?!' Virginia police probe seven pet abductions
Ag advisor offers his take on Trump and farmers
Teenager charged with reckless endangerment after accidentally shooting another teen
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
NFL commissioner may consider marijuana for players' health reasons
Bird resigns as Pacers president of basketball operations
An emotional night for NFL's first-round picks
Knight, Jones named to softball all-star game
Dickinson High tennis tops Saints for first win
Port: Things got a little weird at the end of North Dakota’s 2017 session
Port: Former Congressman Rick Berg not ruling out 2018 campaign
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
Opinion: Tragic Veto of Carbon Monoxide Bill by Governor Burgum
BARONE: The New/Old Politics of Capital vs. Countryside
Mary Margaret Wolf
Theodore M. Hecker
Mary Margaret Wolf
Frank H. Schafer, Jr.
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
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
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
April 4, 2017
ND House defeats historic horse race wagering bill
BISMARCK — House lawmakers narrowly defeated a bill that some considered a major expansion of gambling in North Dakota Tuesday, April 4....
April 4, 2017 - 12:33pm
March 13, 2017
Port: North Dakota should just legalize gambling
Today a legislative committee is hearing testimony on HCR3033, a proposed constitutional amendment allowing for the creation of a limited number...
March 13, 2017 - 10:59am
February 23, 2017
Internet poker company founder pleads not guilty to U.S. charges
NEW YORK - The founder of what had been one of the largest online poker websites agreed on Thursday, Feb. 23, to confront U.S. charges stemming...
February 23, 2017 - 4:26pm
May 8, 2016
North Dakota looks into studying gambling addiction
GRAND FORKS -- Lisa Vig has heard it all. The program director for Gambler's Choice, a gambling counseling program run by Lutheran Social Services in Grand Forks, Vig has a long list of stories collected from her own work and the work of her colleagues. Problem gamblers can embezzle,...
May 8, 2016 - 6:00am
March 22, 2016
Other states fuel rise of online horse race betting in ND
BISMARCK -– More than a decade after legal issues left North Dakota’s horse-betting industry in shambles, online wagering is on track to reach $600 million this year, generating more money for the state and horsemen, the head of the state Racing Commission said Tuesday. “Make...
March 22, 2016 - 6:03pm
March 1, 2016
Holten: A sure way of getting nothing for something
Do you like to gamble? I don’t. Nor do I particularly like to play cards, which is probably one of the big reasons why I don’t like to gamble....
March 1, 2016 - 5:14pm
September 20, 2015
Daily fantasy sports: Are they legal? Are they addictive?
FARGO — For anyone who watches TV, listens to the radio or browses the web, the barrage of ads for daily fantasy sports sites like DraftKings and FanDuel has been hard to miss as the NFL’s regular season gets underway. While traditional fantasy leagues last all season, daily...
September 20, 2015 - 12:35am
March 30, 2015
Bad bets: Compulsive gambling can snare people, devastate lives
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Each year, when March Madness rolls around, many people plunk money down in hopes of winning office pools that infuse a bit...
March 30, 2015 - 7:49pm
How to avoid seasonal pressure to gamble
This time of year can be stressful for compulsive gamblers, with more opportunities to gamble in office pools and the receipt of a tax refund, said Lisa Vig, program director of Gamblers Choice, a treatment program for problem gamblers and their families provided by Lutheran Social...
March 30, 2015 - 7:45pm
January 8, 2014
Tribal leaders mull smoke-free N.D. casinos, but don’t bet on it
BISMARCK – Tribal leaders are considering a proposal to ban smoking in North Dakota’s Indian casinos, but one tribal chairman said the odds of it happening are slim. Pushing the idea is the Intertribal Tobacco Use Coalition, comprised of tribal tobacco prevention staff from...
January 8, 2014 - 5:00pm
July 27, 2012
Tribes call for federal gov't regulation of Internet gaming
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With some states readying to start online gambling, Native American tribal leaders are calling on the federal government to step in as it did with brick-and-mortar gambling and establish regulations that ensure tribes get a piece of the action without having their...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Place your bets: Horse, dog racing kiosks bring the track to local bars
North Dakota horse and dog racing fanatics can place their bets without heading to the tracks. MTPBets USA Inc. of Wilmington, Del., recently...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
March 22, 2012
Deadwood balances rough image with modern gambling
DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) -- The store signs of this Old West village are drawn with a typeface reminiscent of "Wanted: Dead or Alive" posters. The...
March 22, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2010
Gaming contracts renewed
Despite statewide charitable gaming sitting at a 10-year all-time low, the Dickinson City Commission renewed four gaming contracts at a meeting...
April 25, 2010 - 12:00am
April 3, 2009
You poor (bleeping) Wall Street types
Americans make lousy aristocrats. Lacking a sense of hereditary entitlement, our homegrown elites scarcely acknowledge quaint concepts like duty and honor, much less shame. As if the entire presidency of George W. Bush weren't proof enough, consider the feckless amorality of Wall...
April 3, 2009 - 12:00am