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Valley City accepts police chief’s resignation
Devils Lake-based Guard unit head to Afghanistan
Inmate walks away from custody in Devils Lake
It's transition time at protest camps as people start leaving
Applications open for State Board of Higher Education
crime and courts
nation and world
Cleanup continues after oil pipeline spill in ND waterway
ND oil, gas royalty owners concerned about deductions from checks
ND joins lawsuit against BLM over methane rule
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Bellevue brings a unique situation to Dickinson State women's basketball
Mott-Regent boys look to build on 4th place finish
Mott-Regent Wildfire girls basketball back with a faster pace
Raptors bounce back to overtake Timberwolves
Bison rushing attack has been more productive late in the season
BARONE: The collapse of the political left
PARSONS: Support helps make an institution better
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
John R. Metz
John R. Metz
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
October 11, 2016
Western ND receives snowfall, but most doesn't stick to ground
BISMARCK—Snow accumulated Tuesday for the first time this fall in southwest North Dakota. However, most of it didn't stick around. Grassy...
October 11, 2016 - 7:04pm
August 4, 2016
Boy dies in accident on Tuesday near Grassy Butte
BELFIELD—A young boy died Tuesday after the side-by-side he was driving flipped onto its' side and landed on top of him 27 miles north of Belfield. Arlo Vesey, 10, was operating his side-by-side ATV on a two-track trail when the wheels caught ruts in the trail and flipped onto...
August 4, 2016 - 1:58pm
July 25, 2016
Highway 85 four-lane proposal draws mixed responses
BELFIELD—Residents affected by the proposed four-lane expansion of a 62-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 85 between Belfield and Watford City...
July 25, 2016 - 9:11pm
March 30, 2016
Pump failure causes saltwater spill
GRASSY BUTTE, N.D. - An equipment failure caused about 340 barrels, or 14,280 gallons, of saltwater to spill at a site in Billings County, the Department of Mineral Resources said Wednesday. Cobra Oil and Gas Corp. reported the release occurred 5 a.m. Tuesday at a central tank battery...
March 30, 2016 - 6:46pm
December 19, 2015
Paralyzed Keene man takes last mountain lion of season in N.D. with help of his friends
It was late July 2008 when Levi Wisness asked his friend, Rusty Christophersen, to do him a favor. Levi wanted Christophersen to help his younger...
December 19, 2015 - 10:30pm
July 21, 2015
Construction between Grassy Butte, Gorham junction begins soon
Construction begins next week on U.S. Highway 85 from Grassy Butte to the Gorham junction. This project is expected to be completed by early August. Work during this project includes slurry sealing, sand sealing and temporary pavement marking. During construction, motorists should...
July 21, 2015 - 9:19pm
May 20, 2015
Landfill permit denied: Dunn Co. commissioners cite ‘unanswered questions’ as reason for concern
MANNING -- A round of applause broke out after Dunn County commissioners unanimously voted down a permit that would have allowed an industrial...
May 20, 2015 - 11:21pm
May 16, 2015
Landfill controversy: Dunn Co. residents worry about consequences of proposed site
MANNING — Glen Houghton, a Dunn County rancher, walked onto a portion of his land Friday and pointed to patches of bare clay on the ground. “Nothing...
May 16, 2015 - 11:43pm
April 21, 2015
Letter: Legislature again bows to rich oil industry
Judging by the complete lack of whining by the always-pampered and never-poor oil industry, it’s quite clear that they own the North Dakota Legislature, lock, stock and oil barrel. While it can be said this Legislature has accomplished a few things of note (trying to think of one...
April 21, 2015 - 6:35pm
February 12, 2015
Education starts at home: Home schooling the preferred option for some southwest ND families
Lori Wentz of Dickinson discussed several poems by Dylan Thomas, read a chapter about slavery in U.S. history, introduced computerized math problems...
February 12, 2015 - 2:46pm
December 27, 2014
Everlasting legend: Saddle bronc champion Alvin Nelson passes away
To be considered a legend, one has to make a lasting impact. Alvin Nelson did just that. The cowboy was the first saddle bronc rider from North...
December 27, 2014 - 9:23pm
December 3, 2014
Dickinson man dies in accident near Grassy Butte
GRASSY BUTTE -- A 23-year-old Dickinson man was killed when the vehicle he was riding in swerved to avoid a deer and was hit by a truck near Grassy Butte early Tuesday. An obituary notice identified the victim as Lucas Andrew Bennett, 23. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports...
December 3, 2014 - 3:02pm
October 31, 2014
Letter: Measure 5 would curb oil industry’s extreme impact to western ND
Judging by their apparent hysteria over the Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks proposed amendment to our state’s constitution, also known as Measure 5, one really has to wonder if the American Petroleum Institute and its minions (many from out-of-state) have even bothered to read its...
October 31, 2014 - 6:21pm
April 28, 2014
Southwest ND hit by late April snowstorm; some areas receive up to 7 inches
A late April snowstorm swirled into southwest North Dakota on Monday morning, leaving two to six inches in Stark County and annoying commuters....
April 28, 2014 - 5:55pm
March 22, 2014
If you build it, they will come: Sweet Crude Travel Center finds success at highway junction
RURAL GRASSY BUTTE — The inspiration to build the Sweet Crude Travel Center came from research and planning, not voices from another world. Yet,...
March 22, 2014 - 11:07pm