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Orlando nightclub gunman's wife arrested on federal charges
Bill proposes delaying parts of new ND medical marijuana law
Gene Cernan, last person to walk on the moon, dies at 82
IMF boosts U.S. growth forecasts on Trump spending, tax plans
Canada's Trudeau faces ethics probe over Bahamas trip
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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
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
U.S. high school soccer concussions on the rise, study finds
Packers-Cowboys, Steelers-Chiefs draw huge audiences
Zimmer: No timetable on Vikings QB Bridgewater's return
Kicker lifts Steelers past Chiefs to advance to AFC title game
Rodgers almost speechless after Packers thrilling win to advance to NFC championship
Port: The Ringling Brothers Circus has a monument in North Dakota
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
AstroBob: Aurora -- the big picture from 518 miles up
Port: Legislative session has been embarrassing in the early going
Swift: Life is not so 'Rosy' with new Roomba
Shirley A. Dvorak
Kim F. Krull
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
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
November 21, 2013
Additional charges levied against Alabama road rage driver
After investigating into the matter further, the North Dakota Highway Patrol levied additional charges against an Alabama man involved in a bizarre road rage incident Sunday night on Interstate 94 near Richardton, according to an release sent Thursday afternoon. After being charged...
November 21, 2013 - 6:17pm