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House overrides governor’s veto of Legacy Fund bill; Senate still must act
Construction to close streets for weeks, months
Four arrested in prostitution sting
Dem-NPL party hires Haider as executive director
Long X Bridge re-opens
crime and courts
nation and world
Firefighters attend crude oil by rail emergency response training in Colorado
Court says ND can join Wyoming lawsuit over fracking rules
US Chamber of Commerce predicts federal coal regulations will go down
Industrial Commission grants flaring exemption to 105 oil and gas wells
Whiting Petroleum works to mitigate fire losses
James Corden a welcome addition to late-night TV
Best bets: What to do, see and drink this weekend
Heitkamp honors fallen Vietnam War soldiers on Senate floor
#TBT: Adjusting to the boom
ND woman receives 125-year-old letter from grandfather
Dickinson finds tough times during East-West
Wild-Blues stuck in see-saw battle
UND noticeably improved in spring game
NDSU needs work on defense
Letter: Take a drive and see wind turbines for yourself
Letter: North Dakota doesn’t need to build wind farms for SD
Veeder: Getting lost in my quickly changing hometown
Sanford: HB 1476 reduces future downside risks
Our View: Oil tax change OK for ND, drug numbers ugly
Reinhardt "Reiny" Gruebele
Wrigley to announce plans to step down
BISMARCK -- Drew Wrigley, North Dakota's U.S. attorney for nearly eight years and the man responsible for bringing to justice the state's most notorious killer, will announce today his plans for stepping down later this year. The announcement is at 9 a.m. in Wrigley's office. Wrigley...
April 27, 2009 - 11:20pm
April 23, 2009
Obama plans TV conference
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will hold his third prime-time news conference on Wednesday, his 100th day in office. Obama will answer questions from reporters in the East Room beginning at 8 p.m. EDT, according to the White House. Officials insist that holding the news...
April 23, 2009 - 11:47pm
April 22, 2009
Accused murderer's whereabouts unclear
A Texas man accused of murdering Neal Matejovsky is on his way to the Southwest Multi County Correction Center in Dickinson.
April 22, 2009 - 11:13pm
April 15, 2009
Man involved in shooting was stepson
A man arrested in connection with a shooting death Friday has an extensive criminal record and was the victim's stepson. Police arrested Benjamin Orf Friday after 49-year-old Neal Matejovsky's body was found in Dunn County. Orf is his former stepson, said Mary Giles, Matejovsky's...
April 15, 2009 - 10:24pm
April 7, 2009
Another resident unhappy with county
A Stark County business owner won't see his property value get any lower after Stark County Commission members denied his request during Tuesday's meeting. Richard Jordan owns RT Rentals and was one of a number of residents to dispute their 2008 property values in the past few m...
April 7, 2009 - 11:20pm
Wetzel waives right to a speedy trial
A 60-year-old man accused in a Dickinson shooting waived his right to a speedy trial during his pretrial conference Tuesday at the Stark County District Courthouse. Joel Wetzel, Dickinson, who faces five charges in connection to a July shooting, gave up this right as a precautionary...
April 7, 2009 - 11:19pm
March 27, 2009
Obama says new AG will avoid mistakes of past
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said on Friday that Eric Holder has learned from history and will let neither fear nor ideology cloud his judgment as attorney general. "These are mistakes he will not repeat.
March 27, 2009 - 11:14pm
March 14, 2009
Every year on Ash Wednesday Catholics depart on a 40 day journey, which ends on Holy Thursday. That journey is called Lent, which is the liturgical season on the Roman Catholic calendar that signifies Jesus' journey through the desert prior to his crucifixion in Jerusalem by the...
March 14, 2009 - 11:14pm
March 12, 2009
Hiker falls to his death from chopper during evacuation
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Authorities say an Israeli hiker who was rescued from a minefield fell to his death from an army helicopter that was evacuating him. The 24-year-old man from an Arab village in northern Israel was hiking with some friends Wednesday when he inadvertently stumbled...
March 12, 2009 - 2:05pm
Four-time champion Buser takes Iditarod lead
TAKOTNA, Alaska (AP) -- Four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion Martin Buser breezed through the tiny town of Takotna, spending less...
March 12, 2009 - 12:32am
February 13, 2009
Detainee and his Dearest Meri find happiness
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Pradeep Thapa bounded off the plane clutching his seven books and his journalistic credentials, his heart filled with anticipation and pride. So when immigration officers at Newark Liberty International Airport refused Thapa entry, slapped him in handcuffs...
February 13, 2009 - 9:20am
February 11, 2009
Man executed in Florida
STARKE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida rapist convicted of murdering his girlfriend's teenage daughter more than 25 years ago has been executed. Wayne Tompkins was pronounced dead at 6:32 p.m. Wednesday after he failed to get courts to listen to his claims of innocence. He was put to death...
February 11, 2009 - 4:50pm
January 25, 2009
Kovalev takes NHL All-Star MVP award
Alex Kovalev displayed his All-Star skills to their fullest to the delight of an extremely partisan crowd. Kovalev was selected the MVP of the...
January 25, 2009 - 8:00pm
April 4, 2008
Haas to end his tenure as legislator
DICKINSON - Rep. C.B. "Buck" Haas says he views life as a series of chapters.
April 4, 2008 - 12:00am
April 2, 2008
North Dakota man fulfills his dream of making a snowplane
AMENIA -- Joe Jameson first saw a snowplane in 1962, when he was in fifth grade. "I was walking through some deep snow and these tracks went right over it," he recalled.
April 2, 2008 - 12:00am