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New court battle brewing on different pipeline
Heavy rain, saturated soil set stage for major flooding, but it’s too early to tell for sure
Agencies see new normal coming for state funding
N.D. gubernatorial candidates building on political foundations
Press Pass, Saturday, August 27
crime and courts
nation and world
Worker dies on Dakota Access Pipeline
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Medora Musical ticket sales cross 100,000
Drug prices keep rising with no end in sight
The corny truth about high fructose corn syrup
Benson: Coyotes and prairie dogs on the Great Plains
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
'A special feeling': Blue Hawks enter the season with high hopes
Game in Miles City a reminder of Dickinson State players' roots
Former coach's work still the blueprint for Blue Hawks' defense
Position by position: A closer look at all 22 Dickinson State starters on offense and defense
With elders gone, Dickinson State offensive line jobs up for grabs
Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong farm bill
Brock: Small town tragedies
Murdock: Never Trump seeds would bear socialist fruit
Letter: We don’t need annual legislative session, we need term limits
Letter: Respect for community and property needed
good bad and ugly
Jeffrey Gordon Ridl
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
January 16, 2016
Glassheim announcements retirement from Legislature
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Longtime Grand Forks Rep. Eliot Glassheim announced Saturday he will not seek another term in the North Dakota Legislature. Glassheim's retirement announcement follows a year of ups and downs for the 77-year-old. In April, a possible infection led to a hospital...
January 16, 2016 - 8:37pm
January 15, 2016
Juba arson case goes to federal court
GRAND FORKS -- An East Grand Forks man accused of setting fire to a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks now faces federal charges, but it remains...
January 15, 2016 - 8:46pm
January 14, 2016
Grand Forks man pleads guilty in Devils Lake fatal boat crash, Burns faces 25 years in prison
DEVILS LAKE --A Grand Forks man could go to prison for crashing a boat while driving drunk on Devils Lake, killing one passenger and injuring...
January 14, 2016 - 9:03pm
January 12, 2016
Application date extended for Fighting Hawks logo design
GRAND FORKS -- The deadline was extended by one day for those who wanted to apply to design logos for UND's Fighting Hawks nickname. The school issued on Dec. 12 a request for proposal, also known as an RFP, seeking a designer or firm to create logos using public input and develop...
January 12, 2016 - 10:40pm
Boomers bashing millennials, and vice versa
GRAND FORKS -- The first part of fixing a problem is admitting you have one. So it’s time to admit something I have been trying to hide my...
January 12, 2016 - 8:05pm
January 11, 2016
Judge awards $550,000 to Gap over mall dispute
GRAND FORKS -- Federal judges have awarded more than $550,000 to the clothing retailer Gap over a lease dispute with Grand Forks' Columbia Mall. The case revolved around disagreements over Gap's obligations to pay heating, ventilation, air conditioning and maintenance expenses. U.S....
January 11, 2016 - 9:49pm
Woman chronicles how she survived terrors of World War II
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The German invasion of Poland on Sept. 1, 1939, drew Britain and France into World War II. And Maria Merien Mullally, a longtime resident of Grand Forks, found herself at age 14 trying to escape to England with her family from their home in Antwerp, Belgium. She...
January 11, 2016 - 3:04pm
January 10, 2016
UND aerospace dean, others raised issues with fertilizer plant
GRAND FORKS -- The dean of the University of North Dakota’s aerospace school urged the university's administration to "take a stand in support" of the school last year over fears that a planned fertilizer plant would present a safety hazard to pilots in training, the results of...
January 10, 2016 - 6:00am
January 8, 2016
Police: Grand Forks man had child porn of victims as young as 6 months old
GRAND FORKS -- A Grand Forks man faces multiple child pornography charges after investigators say they found images on his cellphone depicting sexuals acts with victims as young as six months old. Jeffrey Alan Nord Jr., 28, was charged Friday in Grand Forks District Court with eight...
January 8, 2016 - 9:23pm
January 7, 2016
Former UND dean refutes claims he created 'atmosphere of fear', Hill says he is not a villain or dictator; 360 review details claims of hostile work environment
GRAND FORKS -- A University of North Dakota dean who resigned after claims he created an "atmosphere of fear" said he did the best he could for...
January 7, 2016 - 6:13am
January 4, 2016
Man found dead at UND identified
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The University of North Dakota police have released the name of the 19-year-old man found dead on the Grand Forks campus on Saturday. The name of the man is Braden Eli Roberston of Wagoner, Okla. He was found unresponsive in a car in a parking lot in the area...
January 4, 2016 - 3:46pm
January 2, 2016
Post article on Juba arson nets national support: GoFundMe page exceeds $24,000 in donations
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- An article in one of the nation's largest newspapers exploring the aftermath of an alleged arson at a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks has generated some national goodwill. Cynthia Shabb, executive director of the Global Friends Coalition, said Thursday she had...
January 2, 2016 - 10:54pm
January 1, 2016
Lack of competition, other factors keep gas prices in Grand Forks higher
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- While filling up his Chevrolet Impala at a Grand Forks gas station on his way out of town for the holiday weekend, Mark Samuel said he couldn't help but notice a big difference between here and other stations in the area. "I almost always try to fill up in Fargo...
January 1, 2016 - 5:36pm
December 31, 2015
Man pleads guilty in sex assault
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A Grand Forks man has changed his plea in a sexual assault case in which he choked his then-girlfriend. Lance Barrett Billings II, 31, pleaded guilty Thursday in Grand Forks District Court, canceling a jury trial scheduled for Jan. 5. Billings is charged with...
December 31, 2015 - 10:38pm
December 30, 2015
Grand Forks Air Force Base could host unaccompanied minors from south of the U.S. border
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Grand Forks Air Force Base may be a temporary home for unaccompanied children coming across the United States' southern border, a U.S. Department of Defense official said Wednesday. Lt. Col. Thomas Crosson, a DOD spokesman, said the U.S. Department of Health and...
December 30, 2015 - 11:10pm