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US Navy plane carrying 11 crashes into Pacific Ocean off Japan; 8 rescued
White House military personnel removed amid probe into contacts with foreign women during Asia trip
Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier making a run for freedom
ND Teamsters pin hopes on legislation to save pensions
Jan Murtha taking over as Dickinson city attorney
crime and courts
nation and world
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
Dozing after dinner? Don't blame the bird
My honest list of thanks
Sending warm thoughts to veterans; women make patriotic quilts
'A Magical Medora Christmas' on the road: show includes stops at Dickinson and Medora
Celebrate 'Roaring Twenties' at Yuletyme
Midgets stumble in season opener
Paul Miller remains NDSU's point guard
UND cruises past Division III foe after big games
Michael Jordan turning into Vikings fan
Former DHS football player earns MIAC honorable mention
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Commentary: Sophia Wilansky got hurt because the #NoDAPL movement used violence as a tactic
Richard "Dick" Zalesky
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
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
The "Best of the Western Edge" Contest
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July 12, 2017
Public meeting to be held about Magpie fire tonight
GRASSY BUTTE -- There will be a public meeting to discuss the Magpie Fire at the Grassy Butte Community Center located in Grassy Butte at 7 p.m. Mountain time. All members of the public are welcome to attend. Members of the Type II incident management team will be on hand to give...
July 12, 2017 - 11:15am
July 9, 2017
UPDATE: Fire burning south of Grassy Butte now more than 3,500 acres
A large fire is burning near Grassy Butte, officials said Sunday morning. A ranger from the McKenzie Ranger District for the Little Missouri...
July 9, 2017 - 7:39pm
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.
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