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ND coal power plant shuts down after 50-year run
ND father doing better in burn unit after losing his kids in fire
Short on funds: $200k needed to begin veterans pavilion
Pentagon delivers draft plan to 'rapidly' defeat Islamic State to White House
Senate confirms Ross as commerce secretary
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
DSU basketball loses to Bellevue in NSAA finals, potentially ending its season
Competing Twins outfielders once had mentor-pupil relationship
Wild's Parise, Pominville sidelined with mumps
From the archives: 'Something weird happened tonight' when a ND basketball team won with 4 points
Big Wild trade makes it look like team is going for it all
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
McFeely: ND could reduce pain by doing something crazy, like raising taxes
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Port: Group which hosted feisty Cramer town hall in Fargo caught stage managing event in another state
William "Bill" G. Heick
Leo G. Stockert
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Hospital now certified as ‘acute stroke ready,’ with new processes, training and effective drug
New hair salon opens in Sentinel Butte
Diamond Truck Equipment serves more three generations of customers
Filling a need in Beach
Revamping New England one pipe and ordinance at a time
Honoring our Firefighters
July 5, 2014
FOTB: Smoke shop angles for return customers
ALEXANDER — New Yorker Phil Hamda came to North Dakota to scout for real estate opportunities, but his plans changed after paying nearly $8...
July 5, 2014 - 11:43pm
July 2, 2014
Acid spill closes westbound exit near Belfield
A hydrochloric acid spill temporarily closed the Interstate 94 westbound exit to Belfield on Wednesday, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. A rubber gasket on a hatchet on top of a Baker Hughes semi was faulty, allowing the water-diluted liquid to spill on the Exit 42 ramp,...
July 2, 2014 - 9:30pm
June 28, 2014
Wildlife crossing planned for Hwy. 85 expansion in Oil Patch
WILLISTON — A critter crossing large enough to accommodate moose will go under an expanded U.S. Highway 85 near Williston, helping wildlife...
June 28, 2014 - 11:06pm
June 11, 2014
Highway 85 reopened west of Watford City
U.S. Highway 85 west of Watford City has reopened after being closed much of this morning due to an accident. The accident, in a construction zone, was between milemarkers 145 and 146, about three miles west of Watford City, according to the North Dakota Department of Emergency...
June 11, 2014 - 1:38pm
June 5, 2014
Watford City drivers should expect detour
Starting this week, motorists traveling on US Highway 85 will be detoured to a temporary paved roadway about two-and-a-half miles west of Watford City, according to the North Dakota Department of Transportation. The one-and-a-half mile temporary route is located near the highway,...
June 5, 2014 - 11:58pm
May 28, 2014
Always darkest before dusk
May 28, 2014 - 11:16pm
May 16, 2014
Montana woman dies after vehicle hits semi
WATFORD CITY -- A Huson, Mont., woman died after her vehicle swerved in front of an oncoming semi truck and trailer near Watford City on Thursday morning, according to a North Dakota Highway Patrol report. Vicki Lunn, 54, was traveling north in her 1987 Toyota 4Runner on Highway...
May 16, 2014 - 11:05am
May 1, 2014
Oregon woman struck by truck, killed on Highway 85
ALEXANDER -- Linda Southerland, 67, of Foster, Ore., died after a commercial truck struck her on Thursday morning, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Gregory Kent, 44, of Dana Point, Calif., was driving a 2007 Peterbilt Conventional Truck southbound on U.S. Highway...
May 1, 2014 - 11:43am
April 19, 2014
FOTB: How convenient: Mom-and-pop store aims to keep small-town feel
By Amy Dalrymple Forum News Service ALEXANDER — Life can get hectic in the Oil Patch, but the town of Alexander has a new business where...
April 19, 2014 - 10:51pm
April 8, 2014
State breaks ground on bypass projects
WILLISTON – State officials celebrated the groundbreaking Tuesday of two bypass projects that will relieve traffic in Williston and Alexander in North Dakota’s Oil Patch. Construction on a 13-mile permanent bypass around Williston will begin this spring. Final completion of...
April 8, 2014 - 2:18pm
March 22, 2014
If you build it, they will come: Sweet Crude Travel Center finds success at highway junction
RURAL GRASSY BUTTE — The inspiration to build the Sweet Crude Travel Center came from research and planning, not voices from another world. Yet,...
March 22, 2014 - 11:07pm
February 18, 2014
Williston man dies in collision on icy Highway 85
A 35-year-old Williston man was killed Sunday night after losing control of the car he was driving on icy Highway 85 near Arnegard, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Franklin A. Mundo was traveling westbound toward Arnegard when he lost control of the 1998 Ford Taurus...
February 18, 2014 - 10:05am
December 20, 2013
UPDATED: Grand Forks mother dead following Highway 85 rollover
Grand Forks woman Paula Vanryn, 34, was killed in a Friday morning rollover in Bowman, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol release. Vanryn was a passenger with her three children and the driver, Jared Schweich of Grand Forks, in a 2003 Chevrolet Suburban when the vehicle...
December 20, 2013 - 8:01pm
December 19, 2013
5 injured in crash near Amidon
Four adults and one child were injured at noon on Thursday in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 85 about 6 miles east of Amidon. A 1999 Chevrolet van driven by 48-year-old Cecilio Carrillo-Duran, of Denver, was traveling south on Highway 85 behind a snowplow when she “got lost...
December 19, 2013 - 5:58pm
December 6, 2013
Montana man dies in Divide County head-on collision
A 29-year-old man from Missoula, Mont., died Thursday night in a head-on collision along Highway 85 in Divide County. The man was traveling south in a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox and attempting to pass in the northbound lane about 5 miles north of Zahl when he struck a Kenworth semi...
December 6, 2013 - 10:27am