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Dickinson couple loses 'everything they had' in late night fire
South Dakota plans to acquire ‘Superfund’ mine site for major cleanup
Gion tradition closes in Regent: Allison Gion represents last in a long family line
First North Dakota-made unmanned aircraft unveiled
Gas prices $1 below last Memorial Day as busiest weekend in decade arrives
crime and courts
nation and world
North Dakota rig count stays steady, down 1 this week
Landowners protest proposed Bakken pipeline in Iowa
Iowa investigators looking into prostitutes-for-pipeline claim
Public hearings on Dakota Access Pipeline set; Killdeer to host June 15
Oil tycoon called for college scientists' dismissal, emails say
2015 Graduation Edition
ND native, paleontology expert to be featured in Animal Planet special
Patrick Hope: Cruis’n control
Photos: Dickinson High School History Day presentations
Learning how to plant a tree
Midgets rally late to beat Sabers
Jung moves on in state singles tournament
Dickinson places seventh at Links of ND
Mandan rallies to beat Midgets in West semis
Our View: Congrats to Wilz, grads, Blue Hawks
Letter: Former Dickinson athletes are Division I stars in and out of sports
Letter: Press editorial doesn’t tell whole story of oil tank cars
Letter: Harness the wind energy in western ND
Letter: Stewardship of the land is essential
Donald Earl Smith
UPDATE: Remains of 'construction worker' found in north Dickinson
April 12, 2015
Investment along Lake Sakakawea spurs development
MANDAN — Moritz Sport & Marine in Mandan is the highest-selling dealer of Ranger Boats in the country. As North Dakota’s population grows and, with it, the number of people interested in outdoor recreation, communities and businesses on the water have an opportunity to benefit. The...
news / north dakota
April 12, 2015 - 12:36am
May 30, 2014
Heitkamp decries Army Corps for water charges: Senator: ‘We have to bring the promise of water to those who wait’
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., decried U.S. Army Corps of Engineers attempts to charge for Lake Sakakawea water during a visit to Dickinson on Friday afternoon. Heitkamp met with leaders of the Southwest Water Authority, which provides water to about 56,000 residents in and around...
news / north dakota
May 30, 2014 - 11:28pm
May 7, 2014
Board recommends route for proposed Red River Water Supply Project
FARGO — The board behind the proposed Red River Valley Water Supply Project once again endorsed a pipeline route that follows a corridor that already has much of the right of way secured. The vote Monday by the Lake Agassiz Water Authority board will be presented to the North...
news / north dakota
May 7, 2014 - 6:38pm
Group floats idea of a ferry across Lake Sakakawea
WILLISTON — A ferry to float vehicles across Lake Sakakawea could relieve traffic on overburdened Oil Patch highways, a group working to plan western North Dakota’s future said. Members of the Vision West ND Consortium voted this week to fund a study to explore the feasibility...
news / local
March 7, 2014 - 5:14pm
February 6, 2014
Corps vows more openness after 2011 flood
MITCHELL, S.D. — After receiving criticism during the 2011 Missouri River flood, the Army Corps of Engineers has vowed to be more transparent and open. In an email this week addressed to Missouri River basin stakeholders, the Omaha district of the corps vowed to keep the public...
news / local
February 6, 2014 - 12:43am
August 16, 2011
Paddlefish going through ND dam, dying
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Paddlefish are among the species showing up dead downstream of Garrison Dam on the flooded Missouri River in North Dakota. The fish that can weigh 100 pounds spawn in northwestern North Dakota and eastern Montana near the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone...
local / news
August 16, 2011 - 12:40pm
July 12, 2011
Water releases slowed from some Dakotas dams
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- The Corps of Engineers is slowly lowering water releases from some Missouri River dams in the Dakotas. Releases at Garrison Dam in North Dakota are being lowered from 140,000 cubic feet per second to 105,000 cfs by early August. U.S. Geological Survey hydrologist...
July 12, 2011 - 9:36am
June 23, 2011
Dakota Recreation Report
Outdoor notes *Fall turkey applications now available. Applications due July 6. *Marginal Missouri River ramps: Steckel, Fort Rice. All other ramps are closed. *Idle speed only from 1,000 feet south of the Steckel boat ramp on the Missouri River to MacLean Bottoms, including...
June 23, 2011 - 12:00am
June 20, 2011
Next few days crucial for Mo River flooding
BISMARCK (AP) -- Water releases from the Garrison Dam are peaking, and Bismarck Mayor John Warford says the next few days are crucial in discovering the water's impact on Bismarck and Mandan. A temporary dike system that protects the two cities was built to hold back 20.6 feet of...
June 20, 2011 - 7:42am
June 2, 2011
Garrison Dam releases to rise
BISMARCK -- Flood operations in the Bismarck-Mandan area are "going very well," Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Wednesday. "I think the organization...
June 2, 2011 - 12:00am
May 29, 2011
Corps recalculates Missouri River flood forecast
BISMARCK (AP) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Saturday that it intends to increase releases at Garrison Dam and from four of the five other Missouri River reservoirs because of higher-than-forecasted rains. The corps said water releases from Garrison Dam will be increased...
May 29, 2011 - 12:00am
May 17, 2011
Corp to increase release of water from Garrison Dam
As Lake Sakakawea's water level continues to exceed expectation, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers plans increases of water being released from the Garrison Dam. The expansive reservoir floated record water levels through April and has continually risen beyond forecasted levels.
May 17, 2011 - 12:00am
April 10, 2010
ND fishing spot offers anglers early release
BISMARCK (AP) -- Whether it's hunting or fishing, people have their favorite spots. For anglers, this time of the year especially, maybe the preferred spot is the Tailrace below the Garrison Dam. Many factors play into the making of "a favorite spot," and certainly cabin fever has...
April 10, 2010 - 8:23am