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Municipal and Stark County Courts: Cases Closed for Aug. 19-25
Symposium attendees Ted-set on plans for Roosevelt library in Dickinson
Corps tries to balance free speech, permit rules as pipeline opponents dig in for winter
N.D. Legacy Fund tops $4 billion in less than six years
AgweekTV: Hemp harvest
crime and courts
nation and world
Killdeer oilfield waste facility must close, clean up site
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
Veeder: Teething baby changes life on the road for musician mom
Cheering on the team
Fewer pheasants in forecast for North Dakota's upcoming season
Live blog: Illinois State at NDSU
Scoreboard of September 30, 2016
The Ralph to sell national championship ice
Rodon fans 10, White Sox hand Twins 103rd loss
Port: State should butt out of willing seller, willing buyer land transactions
Mitzel: Dialogue helps us understand
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
Jared Bertin Lewton
Marjorie J. Gegelmann
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
Live blog: Illinois State at NDSU
August 30, 2014
Fort Dilts: Guns, arrows and poison? Historians mark 150th anniversary of ND battle
RHAME — It’s not known whose idea it was to poison a group of Sioux warriors by using strychnine-laced food a wagon train purposely left...
August 30, 2014 - 6:52pm
Benson: Competition vs. cooperation
Two boys were playing badminton, and because Andy played better than Bob, Andy won all the games. Bob threw down his racket, sat on a tree stump and said, “I won’t play anymore.” So Andy suggested a different game. “Bob, let’s see how long we can keep the bird going between...
July 30, 2014 - 6:26pm
July 20, 2014
Fulfilling a North Dakota dream: Longtime Texas history teacher moves ‘home’ to Dickinson
Dickinson may not smell as great as it once did. In years past, Brian Belden said, before intense urban and oil-industry growth, there was a...
July 20, 2014 - 12:00am
July 16, 2014
Benson: 20 years ago, a sobering reality hit our universe
In March 1992, three astronomers, Carolyn and Eugene Shoemaker and David Levy discovered their ninth comet, hence its name, “Shoemaker-Levy 9.” The team determined that S-L9 was orbiting Jupiter now rather than the sun. Because Jupiter is a heavy-weight planet, exerting an enormous...
July 16, 2014 - 6:31pm
July 15, 2014
Girl finds centuries-old human bones
STANLEY -- A 10-year-old girl recently made a historic discovery in northwestern North Dakota. Mountrail County Sheriff Ken Halvorson said in a release that his office received a call from a citizen reporting the girl had unearthed what they believed were human remains. After...
July 15, 2014 - 5:21pm
July 2, 2014
Benson: The Puritan Ethic and the American Revolution
Joseph J. Ellis says in his book, “Founding Brothers”: “No event in American history, which was so improbable at the time, has seemed so inevitable in retrospect as the American Revolution.” In other words, Ellis contends that the revolution was not foreordained to happen....
July 2, 2014 - 6:33pm
ND boundary crew had best days before battle
The boundary between the U.S. and Canada along North Dakota and Montana’s northern border was not surveyed until the early 1870s. Since much of it ran through Indian territory, the survey crew was escorted by members of the U.S. military stationed at Fort Totten. Five of the six...
June 2, 2014 - 6:49pm
May 7, 2014
Benson: University graduates found way through haze
On April Fools’ Day, several dozen Dartmouth students gathered in the office belonging to the university’s president, Philip J. Hanlon, and insisted that he respond to each of the items listed on their Freedom Budget. The students demanded a faculty that included more women and...
May 7, 2014 - 7:45pm
April 23, 2014
Benson: There’s more to Shakespeare than his stories
We know so little of William Shakespeare’s life. We know that he was christened on April 26, 1564, and that his father, John Shakespeare, made gloves in Stratford and served as an alderman on the town council. We know that in November of 1582, when Will was 18, he married Anne Hathaway,...
April 23, 2014 - 10:38pm
March 27, 2014
Benson: Vladimir Putin and the Crimea
Three weeks ago, Hillary Clinton spoke at a fundraiser at Long Beach, Calif., and suggested that Vladimir Putin’s actions in Crimea equaled those of Adolf Hitler eight decades ago. She said, “Now if this sounds familiar, it’s what Hitler did back in the ’30s. All the Germans...
March 27, 2014 - 1:20pm
March 13, 2014
Eriksmoen: Much of Sakakawea’s life remains mystery
Sakakawea is the most memorialized woman in American history. Yet, we know very little about her after her 18th birthday. In fact, the year of her reported death varies by more than 70 years. The most attributed date placed her death in 1812, but there are many who steadfastly state...
March 13, 2014 - 6:01pm
March 12, 2014
Benson: The luck of the Irish
Thelma Catherine Patricia Ryan is a very Irish name, and she had the red-hair to go with it. Born March 16, 1912, the day before St. Patrick’s Day, in Ely, Nev., her parents moved to Cerritos, Calif., when she was a child. After high school, she worked her way through the University...
March 12, 2014 - 7:07pm
February 26, 2014
Benson: The good, bad and ugly of US citizenship
The New York Times reported last Sunday that Queen Elizabeth II is strapped for cash. This is a surprising development for an English monarch who owns Balmoral Castle in the Scottish Highlands, acres of farmland, horses, art and jewelry, and has a net worth that Forbes magazine estimates...
February 26, 2014 - 7:26pm
February 12, 2014
Benson: Teddy’s daughter, the outspoken Alice
Theodore Roosevelt’s first wife, Alice Lee, died of a kidney infection on Valentine’s Day 1884, just two days after she delivered her first child, a daughter, also named Alice. The tragedy was compounded when Theodore’s mother died of typhoid fever that same day. So grief-stricken...
February 12, 2014 - 6:22pm
January 27, 2014
Technology of the 1980s transforms life
MITCHELL, S.D. — Tony Kinneberg’s entire science class gathered around the computer’s glowing green screen. A junior in high school, Kinneberg had never seen or worked with a computer before going to class that day in 1983 in Richland, N.D. Though it has been more than 20...
January 27, 2014 - 10:04pm