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Crowds flock to hear Elizabeth Smart talk about abduction
ND House committee says no to bill outlawing sexual orientation discrimination
Western leaders support oil tax formula bill, but say it won’t meet all needs
Man who ran brothels reaches plea deal
Dickinson Charities shuts down bingo after 33 years, citing declining interest
North Dakota's new oil train safety checks seen missing risks
Marred by recent spill, pipeline company outlines next project
Company seeks flaring exemptions: XTO Energy wants 140 wells excused from rule
Schlumberger: Prudence the new normal for U.S. oil
Manufacturers trying to find their niche in oil industry
Jolie’s message resonates with all women
Other Views: State needs a chancellor, not a manager
Shaw: Marijuana study rejection stunning
Letter: ND’s pipeline integrity a good idea
Our View: Meth a real problem in western North Dakota
April is knocking: Gather those tax form if you have not filed
Patrick Hope: Jurassic snark
Bad bets: Compulsive gambling can snare people, devastate lives
How to avoid seasonal pressure to gamble
#TBT: Early signs of the boom
Dorothy P. Ficek
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Dorothy P. Ficek
Saints down Blue Hawks
Twins’ Boyer turns basement sessions with ex-pitcher Byrd into a spot on roster
Blue Hawks take two wins over Hastings, Dakota Wesleyan
Blue Hawks track gets 3 national qualifiers
Continuing a family tradition: Woroniecki family of rural Hebron has been raising cattle, caring for the land for more than a century
Tiny Taylor experiences growth
Growing steadily: Richardton undergoing big changes as oil’s sprawl drives development, growth
Envisioning the future: Hettinger Extension Center scientists try to determine what’s important to producers
Elevator evolution: Technology changing how elevators like Southwest Grain operate
June 5, 2010
Water pipeline project nears completion
After conception by a few area minds in the late '70s and about $31 million later, rural residents in southwest North Dakota can receive treated water as a section of the Southwest Pipeline Project nears completion. More than 940 residents near Medora, Beach, Sentinel Butte, Golva...
local / news / water
June 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2009
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has lowered the total number of deer licenses issued for 2009, but raised the number in the southwestern part of the state. Deputy Director of the NDGF, Roger Rostvet said the deer hunting proclamation remains tentative as it awaits the governor's...
April 30, 2009 - 7:20am
April 28, 2009
Coal arouses crowd's concern
The North Dakota Department of Health Division of Air Quality is proposing to issue an air quality permit to GTL Energy, a company that has started...
coal / Energy
April 28, 2009 - 11:59pm
April 24, 2009
North Dakota schools rich in oil money
BISMARCK (AP) -- Oil development has made millionaires of some North Dakota schools, but they're running out of time to spend their riches. State law says that if a school's carry-over as of June 30 tops 45 percent of its general fund, the extra money will be deducted from the following...
April 24, 2009 - 11:29pm
Legislators toil in confrence commitees
With its 80-day deadline looming on May 6, the North Dakota Legislature has a lot to accomplish in just a few days. Over 100 bills still remain in conference committee and local legislators say it's time to buckle down and get the job done. "We've finally got really a sense of urgency...
April 24, 2009 - 11:24pm
April 23, 2009
Dunn County memorial fundraising passes $100,000
After nearly a year of fundraising, the Dunn County Veterans Memorial Committee has received over $100,000 in donations, prompting them to order the memorial stone and begin finalizing plans for construction. The granite memorial stone, named "India Black", will come from India...
April 23, 2009 - 11:45pm
Washout has neighbors wondering
Following a spring of flooding, the Little Missouri River has decided to take an unexpected change of course. An oxbow in the river on land...
April 23, 2009 - 11:43pm
April 18, 2009
Keeping an eye on the river
After rising overnight, the Little Missouri River has crept above the flood stage of 15 feet, reaching 15.8 feet as of 4 p.m. Saturday, Billings County officials report. Now town and county leaders are in wait-and-see mode. The river was at 14.6 feet late Friday evening, the National...
April 18, 2009 - 10:26pm
April 15, 2009
Man involved in shooting was stepson
A man arrested in connection with a shooting death Friday has an extensive criminal record and was the victim's stepson. Police arrested Benjamin Orf Friday after 49-year-old Neal Matejovsky's body was found in Dunn County. Orf is his former stepson, said Mary Giles, Matejovsky's...
April 15, 2009 - 10:24pm
April 8, 2009
Race track supporters trying to salvage bill
BISMARCK -- A bill that horse racing officials say must pass to ensure North Dakota's two race tracks will operate beyond this year has had a perilous journey through the session but got new life breathed into it on Wednesday. Sen. Tom Fischer, R-Fargo, said Wednesday he'll take...
April 8, 2009 - 11:21pm
April 3, 2009
Roads a concern after flooding
Floodwater has receded in the area, but some are still dealing with the aftermath, including damaged roads. "What we're dealing with is an...
April 3, 2009 - 10:23pm
March 27, 2009
Obama says new AG will avoid mistakes of past
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said on Friday that Eric Holder has learned from history and will let neither fear nor ideology cloud his judgment as attorney general. "These are mistakes he will not repeat.
March 27, 2009 - 11:14pm
Thousands flee ahead of flood
FARGO -- Thousands of shivering, tired residents got out while they could and others prayed that miles of sandbagged levees would hold Friday as the surging Red River threatened to unleash the biggest flood North Dakota's largest city has ever seen. The agonizing decision to stay...
March 27, 2009 - 11:10pm
March 26, 2009
BAC bids about half a million
The Badlands Activities Center committee at Dickinson State University has two bids to consider for the construction of the synthetic track for the new stadium. When the bids were opened at the committee's meeting Thursday, Hellas Construction of Austin, Texas, and Beynon Sports...
March 26, 2009 - 11:35pm
March 18, 2009
For the last ten years, the Great Plains Regional Office of Ducks Unlimited chapter has been keeping a close eye on North Dakota's duck nesting habits. The study, which seeks to understand where and when ducks prefer to nest, is in its tenth consecutive year, and Jennifer Kross,...
March 18, 2009 - 11:45pm