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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
Blotter: Multiple potential overdoses reported over the weekend
Hoeven speaks to cabin owners about Jamestown Reservoir bill
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
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
Let the countdown begin: Advent calendars symbolize time of anticipation
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
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August 19, 2012
As issue strikes ND, a look at medical marijuana in Montana
As Secretary of State Al Jaeger reviews a medical marijuana ballot initiative, a Montana state legislator recommends sending it through the state assembly. In 2004, Montana passed a medical marijuana initiative through a general election which was hard to regulate, said Montana State...
August 19, 2012 - 12:00am
August 15, 2012
ND health officer: Medical marijuana carries risks
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's top health official and a supporter of medical marijuana are sparring about whether pot has health benefits. Health officer Terry Dwelle says the federal Food and Drug Administration hasn't approved marijuana as a medicine. Dwelle says there's increased...
August 15, 2012 - 10:26am
July 3, 2012
St. Joseph's Hospital and Health Center in Dickinson shares plans to break ground on new facility
St. Joseph's Hospital and Health Center in Dickinson announced its plans Friday to build a community hospital and medical office building as...
July 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 1, 2012
Health care plan fair
In all the millions of words spoken and written about the Supreme Court's decision in National Federation of Independent Business, et al. v. Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services (or the Affordable Care Act or "Obamacare"), something important has been overlooked: the benefits...
July 1, 2012 - 12:00am
June 30, 2012
Some Dems still skittish on health care; GOP riled
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The constitutional win for President Barack Obama and Democrats on health care overhaul is reopening political cuts within the party. Four months to an election with control of Congress in the balance, the Supreme Court's ruling is leaving several Democrats insisting...
June 30, 2012 - 12:22pm
June 28, 2012
Tribal group lauds high court's health care ruling
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A national tribal advocacy group is praising the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that essentially upholds President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The National Congress of American Indians says Thursday's ruling affirms the permanent reauthorization of...
June 28, 2012 - 7:27pm
June 4, 2012
Girl dies from disease carried by rats on Pine Ridge in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- The president of the Oglala Sioux tribe says Monday a young tribal member recently died from an illness caused by a virus that's carried by rats. Pine Ridge Indian Health Service administrators told tribal President John Yellow Bird Steele that the girl,...
June 4, 2012 - 12:21pm
ND medical marijuana ballot measure approved
BISMARCK (AP) -- Secretary of State Al Jaeger has approved a ballot measure that would allow people to use marijuana legally in North Dakota for medical reasons. Jaeger's action Monday means supporters of medical marijuana may begin gathering signatures to put the issue on the ballot....
June 4, 2012 - 11:19am
May 21, 2012
Pa. health care company seeks gas drilling facts
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Some people are absolutely sure gas drilling threatens public health, while others are absolutely sure it doesn't. Geisinger Health Systems is looking for more facts on the debate. "Our concern is getting reliable data so we know what to do for our patients,"...
May 21, 2012 - 2:11pm
May 18, 2012
Georgia woman learns toll of flesh-eating bacteria; will lose hands, remaining foot
ATLANTA (AP) -- A young Georgia woman fighting a flesh-eating bacteria has learned she will lose her hands and remaining foot, and responded...
May 18, 2012 - 10:30am
April 5, 2012
Painkiller sales soar around US, fuel addiction
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sales of the nation's two most popular prescription painkillers have exploded in new parts of the country, an Associated Press analysis shows, worrying experts who say the push to relieve patients' suffering is spawning an addiction epidemic. From New York's Staten...
April 5, 2012 - 9:15am
March 26, 2012
High court takes up fight over Obama health law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is front and center at the Supreme Court for three days of hearings to determine the fate of a law aimed at extending health insurance to more than 30 million Americans. The justices will hear arguments beginning Monday...
March 26, 2012 - 9:06am
February 16, 2012
Judge keeps ND medication abortion law in limbo
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A judge says a North Dakota law that regulates drug-induced abortions should remain on hold until a lawsuit challenging it is resolved. An abortion rights organization is suing in North Dakota court to block the law. The Center for Reproductive Rights argues...
February 16, 2012 - 6:54pm
February 7, 2012
Abortion, birth control grab political spotlight
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- A political firestorm over abortion and birth control spread suddenly on Tuesday. A high-ranking official resigned from the Komen breast-cancer charity after its backtracking treaty with Planned Parenthood, and Republican presidential candidates blistered the...
February 7, 2012 - 4:58pm
February 3, 2012
Contraception mandate outrages religious groups
AP - The Obama administration's decision requiring church-affiliated employers to cover birth control was bound to cause an uproar among Roman Catholics and members of other faiths, no matter their beliefs on contraception. The regulation, finalized a week ago, raises a complex and...
February 3, 2012 - 7:14am