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State, federal officials respond to report on state forensic examiner
UPDATED: Mandaree man charged with murder will plead insanity
Attorney: Marathon has no rigs in Dunn Co.
Ed board delays action on state superintendent, fiancé until assault charge resolved
Driver knocks out town’s water; charged with DUI
Senate fails to override Obama's veto of Keystone pipeline bill
Alliance to address what can be dangerous oil field carbon exposure
White House mulled, then balked at curbing explosive gas on oil trains
Kemp: U.S. shale producers get no relief from rising Brent
Pipeline company didn’t use remote sensors before leak
Holten: Our most valuable gift
Letter: Taxpayer protection, not a ‘gag’
Schneider and Onstad: Democrats’ proposals make steady progress
Hoeven: Keystone XL about energy, jobs, economic growth and energy security
Jacobs: Good advice from the governor about higher ed
Ars longa, game brevis: ‘The Order: 1886’ begs question 'How long should a game really be?'
Journeying the Narrow Path
Strom Center offers QuickBooks camp
Hope: ‘Pls send help … for a mere $10,000’
"Big Bird," oil boom, John Waters and more at Fargo Film Festival
Matilda "Tillie" Faulhaber
Sylvester Anton Schneider
Teresa Jean Odermann Weinand
Watch Live: Class B girls basketball state tournament
Fong’s solid first season with Titans
Hunting license renewal in North Dakota
Presence in the paint: Junior duo controls Trinity’s inside game
Russell named as first-team all-conference
Improving a county seat: Unincorporated Manning, the small seat of Dunn County, not immune to oil boom growth
Gatekeepers of the refinery: Lab plays large role at Dakota Prairie Refining
Coming soon: Killdeer plans for massive investment this year
Fixing connections in the oilfield: Dakota Energy Technologies repairs threads on drill pipe connections
High Plains Cultural Center serves community that built it
March 6, 2009
Bond set for man shot after standoff
MANDAN (AP) -- Bond has been set at $100,000 cash for a man shot in the shoulder during a standoff in Hebron. George Fischer faces charges of assault on a peace officer and terrorizing. Authorities say the 52-year-old Fischer made threats and assaulted a deputy after he was told...
March 6, 2009 - 11:42pm
February 14, 2009
Blue whale carcass found off California coast
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The decomposing carcass of a 35-foot-long blue whale has been hauled to shore in San Diego. The carcass was spotted two miles off La Jolla Saturday morning. Officials concerned the rotting carcass would end up in a cove and stink the shoreline decided to secure...
February 14, 2009 - 9:44pm
February 13, 2009
ND House debates pharmacy ownership law
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's House has begun debating whether to repeal the state's pharmacy ownership law. The legislation has been the focus of a heated lobbying battle between North Dakota pharmacists and large retailers. North Dakota law requires that pharmacists be the majority...
February 13, 2009 - 11:55am
Crash crushes record fingernails
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Utah woman listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for her long fingernails has lost them in a car crash. Lee Redmond of Salt Lake City sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries in the accident Tuesday. Redmond's nails, which hadn't been cut...
February 13, 2009 - 6:00am
February 11, 2009
Man executed in Florida
STARKE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida rapist convicted of murdering his girlfriend's teenage daughter more than 25 years ago has been executed. Wayne Tompkins was pronounced dead at 6:32 p.m. Wednesday after he failed to get courts to listen to his claims of innocence. He was put to death...
February 11, 2009 - 4:50pm
February 7, 2009
Stimulus bargain hard, debt bargain harder
For several years, a bipartisan group of think-tank deficit hawks has been meeting regularly and issuing loud alarms about the nation's long-term debt crisis. On Jan.
February 7, 2009 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
Letter - Muecke has obligation to be factual and honest
Recently Mr. Ralph Muecke, Gladstone, wrote a letter to the editor stating legislators' compensation package is over $100,000 per biennium. He "penciled' it out he remarked. Mr. Muecke has the right to send letters to the editor, but he also has an obligation to be factual and honest! In...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
Szathmary has pretrial conference
DICKINSON - Dickinson's Richie Szathmary, 22, plead guilty to the charge of delivery of a controlled substance, Hydromorphone as part of a plea agreement at his pretrial conference this past Tuesday. According to the criminal complaint filed with court, Szathmary allegedly delivered...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
State has trouble competing for workers
BISMARCK -- The state's robust economy and resulting rise in wages is showing in some state agencies inability to find or keep employees, state Budget Director Pam Sharp told legislators Wednesday. Sharp said the state's ability to find employees and continually rising fuel costs...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 13, 2008
Friez has choice of being mayor or council member
DICKINSON - Hettinger's Gary Friez has a decision to make. Friez can either take the town's mayoral position for the next four years, or become a city council member for two. Having no candidates on the ballot for mayor, Hettinger citizens were forced to write someone in on Tuesday....
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
Nichols gets life without parole, Sorenson has possibility of parole
FESSENDEN -- The last conversation Cindy Willey had with her parents was about the two people convicted of scheming to kill them. Donald and Alice Willey told their daughter that Tamara Sorenson would likely marry Aron Nichols and said they would welcome him into their family. "And...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am
March 7, 2008
Report: WSI has public perception problem; interim CEO can help
BISMARCK -- North Dakota's Workforce Safety and Insurance is one of the best-run workers' compensation funds in the country and most of the criticism directed at it in the public and news media is unwarranted, a consultant told the WSI board and legislators Thursday. Henry Neal Conolly...
March 7, 2008 - 12:00am