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Engine repair - likened to a jigsaw puzzle
Latin America's cities sweat over health risks from urban heat
Norma McCorvey, plaintiff in Roe v. Wade abortion ruling, dies at 69
Fossils show quick rebound of life after ancient mass extinction
4 pounds of meth seized after early morning traffic stop on I-94
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
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Just a kid at heart: Buffington makes dollhouse for silent auction item
Learning for a lifetime: CommUniversity classes start Feb. 11
Trinity finishes home schedule in fashion
Blue Hawk wrestling sends five to nationals
DSU men’s track wins the NSAA; women finish second
Midgets fall on the road to Jamestown
Klein headlines a special day for DSU women
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Port: Hey Shailene Woodley, come back to North Dakota and clean up your mess
Minding Our Elders: Recovery from double grief may require professional care
Growing Together: Steps you need to know when growing plants indoors
Fielding Questions: Finding recommended varieties requires shopping
Shaun L. Walton
Catherine "Katie" (Kessel) Steinke
Gladys Josephine Stenberg
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Rural fire departments in Richardton, Taylor celebrate firefighters with more than 50 years of experience
New Sanford Clinic to provide same care for patients
Richardton mayor's longevity beneficial to city
New cafe now open in Richardton
Honoring our Firefighters
February 7, 2017
Shifting of time, resources for DAPL protests has left ND law enforcement with staggering amount of unpaid overtime
MORTON COUNTY, ND—For months, law enforcement from across the state has been fighting to keep the peace at pipeline protests sites. "Southern...
February 7, 2017 - 11:13pm
March 3, 2016
Meth seizure near Mapleton is biggest in Highway Patrol history
MAPLETON, N.D.--A routine traffic stop netted 17 pounds of methamphetamine near Mapleton last Friday, the largest meth seizure in North Dakota Highway Patrol history. Francisco Torrez, 34, of Palmdale, Calif., was driving a Mercedes SUV on Interstate 94 near the Mapleton exit at 9:38...
March 3, 2016 - 6:10pm
August 7, 2015
Motorcycle driver taken to hospital after colliding with truck in Dickinson
A motorcycle driver was injured late Friday morning after he collided with a moving truck at the entrance to the Tiger Discount truck stop in...
August 7, 2015 - 1:31pm
July 23, 2015
Increased North Dakota law enforcement patrols in June yield 90 DUI arrests
BISMARCK – North Dakota law enforcement agencies issued a total of 870 citations in June as the result of increased patrols targeting impaired driving, including 90 arrests for driving under the influence and 44 drug-related violations. Forty-one agencies participated in the...
News/crime and courts
July 23, 2015 - 1:41pm
June 24, 2015
Sobriety checkpoint to be conducted Friday in Burleigh County
BISMARCK -- With thousands of travelers expected to be in Bismarck this weekend for the McQuade softball tournament, the North Dakota Highway Patrol is conducting a sobriety checkpoint at a pre-determined location in Burleigh County as well as saturation patrols following the checkpoint....
June 24, 2015 - 3:58pm
March 31, 2015
South Dakota Highway Patrol to strictly enforce new 80 mph speed limit
WATERTOWN, S.D. - With the speed limit on interstates in South Dakota going up to 80 mph today, Stone’s Truck Stop office manager Donna Schmidt...
March 31, 2015 - 8:52pm
February 23, 2015
Study links price of gas to number of road accidents
FARGO – Lower gas prices make a lot of people happy, but they also mean more accidents on the road, new research suggests. When gas is cheaper, people tend to drive more often and more aggressively, according to South Dakota State University sociologist Guangqing Chi, whose...
February 23, 2015 - 6:27pm
January 20, 2015
Letting elected officials carry guns in public building gets cool response
BISMARCK – A school superintendent, highway patrol lieutenant, union official and North Dakota Supreme Court justice were among those who voiced concerns Tuesday about a bill that would allow elected officials to carry concealed weapons in the state Capitol and other public buildings....
January 20, 2015 - 11:05pm
Man reported for reckless driving: Trooper believed trucker had gun; standoff blocks I-94
A standoff on Saturday that caused traffic to be blocked temporarily on Interstate 94 near Exit 61 in Dickinson turned out to be a cause of “road...
September 20, 2014 - 9:21pm
July 28, 2014
New troopers assigned to area
All but one of the 15 recent graduates from the North Dakota Highway Patrol’s academy will be stationed in western North Dakota. Of those 14, the majority of whom are from North Dakota, two are serving in the motor carrier division in the agency’s southwest region....
July 28, 2014 - 9:02pm
April 30, 2014
N.D. Highway Patrol superintendent retiring; Dalrymple announces successor
BISMARCK – The next superintendent of the North Dakota Highway Patrol said Wednesday he will focus on recruiting quality people for the agency,...
April 30, 2014 - 3:30pm
March 14, 2014
4 Highway Patrol troopers heading to Oil Patch
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Highway Patrol is sending four new troopers to the state’s booming oil and gas region and expects to graduate an additional 12 troopers by early June. The four troopers who have graduated will be stationed in Dickinson, Minot, New Town and Parshall,...
March 14, 2014 - 6:13pm
February 9, 2014
Man killed in 4-vehicle accident near New Town
A four-vehicle accident near New Town left one man from New Iberia, La., dead. Haun Son, 31, was driving eastbound in a 2012 Ford pickup on Highway 23 about 10 miles west of New Town when he tried to pass Timothy Sallee of Machesney Park, Ill., at the crest of a hill at approximately...
February 9, 2014 - 12:22am
December 2, 2013
Crashes on icy roads hospitalize people ‘from Bismarck to Fargo’
CASSELTON – The state Highway Patrol reported 19 crashes in the southeast region Sunday night, after the first of three waves of snow expected to hit the region iced up roads and highways, dropping travel speeds, and causing people to slide into ditches and each other in parts of...
December 2, 2013 - 3:23pm
November 25, 2013
NDHP troopers to saturate roadways Wednesday
BISMARCK -- All available North Dakota Highway Patrol troopers will be on patrol statewide Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving and one of the busiest travel days of the year. The Highway Patrol stated in a press release that it is maximizing its efforts to increase visibility...
November 25, 2013 - 10:21am