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Clinton, Trump take off the gloves in first debate
Police Blotter: Dickinson man arrested after pushing, threatening officer
PORT: North Dakota Department of Health tweets anti-Trump messages during presidential debate
Agricultural merger mania fuels fears among small seed sellers
Cedar Rapids flooding at most critical and dangerous phase, officials warn
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RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
Port: Burgum says Obama blocking Dakota Access Pipeline could spark recession
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Titans volleyball rolling in early part of Region 7 schedule
Pressure has increased on Ryder Cup captains
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Palmer's last course he had under construction in Minnesota
Blue Hawks golf in 6th at NSAA meet
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
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
March 5, 2014
Letter: Needs are piling up, but who is listening?
I’m writing for the people of western North Dakota in regards to the needs we face and the deaf ears of our “leaders” those needs continue to fall on. First off, thank you to the elected Democrats for listening and understanding. That’s coming from a young guy with a lot...
March 5, 2014 - 10:43pm