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Roughrider Commission says one last goodbye to old rodeo arena
2 men arrested for drug delivery near school
Dickinson police respond to Friday morning stabbing
Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
Port: Democrats may introduce bill to raise oil tax during special session
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Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Streb shares lead at PGA with Walker
Roughriders’ summer ends with loss to West Fargo
Mauer’s walk-off walk in 12th gives Twins victory
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Valley City finally gets the best of Wahpeton, wins 7-3
Sparano dives into low-down work of shaping up Vikings blockers
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
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Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
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
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
July 15, 2016
Bismarck man injured in rollover on Highway 85 curve
BELFIELD -- A 23-year-old Bismarck man was injured in a single-vehicle rollover on U.S. Highway 85 around midnight Friday, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Jesus Gomez-Medina was southbound when he failed to negotiate the curve near the Billings-Stark County line about...
July 15, 2016 - 10:48am
July 11, 2016
Texas man identified in Highway 85 semi rollover
WATFORD CITY -- A 44-year-old Texas man was killed when his semi rolled off a curve as he approached Highway 85 Saturday night. Kevin R. Holman of Leander was driving a Kenworth with a trailer attached when he was turning north onto Highway 85 from the Highway 85 bypass, the North...
July 11, 2016 - 11:03am
May 14, 2016
2 from Bowman injured after rear-end crash in Highway 85 construction zone
BELFIELD -- Two people from Bowman were injured after their car rear-ended a pickup truck stopped in a construction zone on U.S. Highway 85 about 4 miles south of Belfield, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Jerome Maychazak, 79, of Bowman, was driving southbound in a 1989...
May 14, 2016 - 12:04pm
Highway 85 to get a top-to-bottom cleaning
Cal Klewin is sure there’s never been anything like the spring cleaning planned for nearly 200 miles of U.S. Highway 85 road ditch in North Dakota. Klewin, executive director of the Theodore Roosevelt Expressway Association, a multi-state rebranding of the highway, has been coordinating...
April 14, 2016 - 5:37pm
February 24, 2016
McKenzie County landfill could be first to take radioactive waste under new ND rules
WILLISTON, N.D. – An oilfield landfill south of Williston is the first facility in North Dakota to propose accepting radioactive waste under...
February 24, 2016 - 2:29pm
January 9, 2016
Mandan man leads authorities on high-speed chase out of Bowman on Highway 85
BOWMAN -- A 45-year-old Mandan man was arrested Friday night after leading authorities on a car chase in which he reached speeds of up to 120...
January 9, 2016 - 5:10pm
November 30, 2015
Highway 85 reduced to 1 lane near Watford City on Tuesday
WATFORD CITY -- Traffic will be reduced to one lane on U.S. Highway 85 approximately four miles south of Watford City on Tuesday as crews perform maintenance work. The lane closure will be in place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Speeds will be reduced, traffic will be directed by flaggers...
November 30, 2015 - 5:06pm
November 14, 2015
Our View: Time is right to make Highway 85 four lanes
Between 2010 and 2014, there were 12 fatal accidents on the 62-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 85 between Watford City and Belfield. Though oil activity in the area has settled down recently, there’s no denying that stretch of western North Dakota highway remains busy. That’s why...
November 14, 2015 - 2:35am
November 9, 2015
Looking for feedback: Public meeting held in Belfield on proposed expansion of Highway 85
BELFIELD — Teresa A. Kessel said she has to drive 12 miles on U.S. Highway 85 each day in order to get to work in Dickinson. Kessel said she’s...
November 9, 2015 - 10:34pm
November 7, 2015
62 miles of debate: Proposal to make Highway 85 four lanes from I-94 to Watford City met with excitement, questions
FAIRFIELD — Joe Kessel is blunt when he talks about a proposed project that would make U.S. Highway 85 four lanes from Interstate 94 to Watford...
November 7, 2015 - 11:12pm
November 2, 2015
Meetings set to discuss 4-lane Highway 85 project between Belfield and Watford City
An essential road through North Dakota’s Oil Patch may see some major improvements The North Dakota Department of Transportation has scheduled two meetings next week to discuss a proposal to turn a 62-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 85 into a four-lane road between Belfield and...
November 2, 2015 - 12:28pm
October 27, 2015
Highway 85 bridge south of Williston to be closed Thursday
WILLISTON -- The Lewis and Clark Bridge on U.S. Highway 85 south of Williston will be temporarily closed from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CDT Thursday for maintenance work. Motorists will need to take alternate route across the Missouri River: the Four Bears Bridge on Highway 23 near...
October 27, 2015 - 10:39am
October 14, 2015
Williston, state officials celebrate $150 million solution to traffic woes
WILLISTON, N.D. – As one official put it, a new truck route will end “truckmageddon” in Williston. Construction is now complete on...
October 14, 2015 - 5:59pm
October 6, 2015
Letter: Don’t be fooled by the ‘highway to hell’
This week, a meeting will be held in Williston at the Williston Grand Hotel. It is the annual meeting of the Ports to Plains Alliance. They have been promoting a “superhighway” connecting the U.S., Mexico and Canada for the past 18 years, though you won’t hear them use that...
October 6, 2015 - 5:26pm