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Congress passes funding bill averting government shutdown
TR Symposium highlights Roosevelt’s revolutionary campaigning techniques
Fargo concert promoter pleads guilty to sexual assault
Better with a bypass: Killdeer opens new Highway 22 truck bypass west of city
Fargo man gets 10 years for biting woman’s face during sexual assault
crime and courts
nation and world
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Jung, Yoder pacing DHS boys cross country
Blue Hawks put No. 15 on the backburner
Cal Poly coach calls UND's backfield best combo in the league
Redbirds making the adjustment at quarterback after losing Roberson
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
good bad and ugly
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 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