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Photo Gallery: A community gathers to honor the life of fallen deputy Colt Eugene Allery
Shooting petty thieves would be legal under broad new N.D. bill expanding deadly force rights
Widespread influenza outbreak across North Dakota causing hospital restrictions
Education savings account bill generates opposition
Dayton's 70th birthday not what he wanted
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
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
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'
MILLER: Summit/MVFC rivalries outweigh Big Sky destinations for UND
Sources: UND set to leave Big Sky and join Summit, Missouri Valley conferences
NFL sideline reporter Andrews beat cancer during season
Kerr on NBA players' All-Star voting: 'There were 50 guys on there that had no business getting votes'
Steelers' Roethlisberger unsure of future, considering retirement
Port: Self defense legislation would legalize what most of us would consider murder
Jacobs: ND higher ed in the crosshairs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
Thomas F. Murtha
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
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
January 25, 2014
Regional dialects reflect history, culture
GRAND FORKS — English may be the dominant language spoken throughout the United States, but that doesn’t mean we all speak the same dialect. Each region of the country has many words and phrases of its own. For example, Joan Hall, editor of the Dictionary of American Regional...
January 25, 2014 - 10:18pm
January 15, 2014
Benson: The 18th Amendment, prohibition and regulation
On Jan. 16, 1919, Nebraska’s Legislature voted to ratify the 18th Amendment that prohibited “the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors.” Because Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the amendment, the temperance movement had the necessary two-thirds of...
January 15, 2014 - 5:07pm
October 14, 2013
Plan for transmission line near Killdeer Mountain battlefield clashes with historical study
KILLDEER - The Battle of Killdeer Mountain is regarded as the climactic clash of the Dakota War in Dakota Territory. The battlefield, where...
October 14, 2013 - 12:00am
September 11, 2013
Medora demolition proposal grounded
MEDORA -- A plan to remove two of Medora's oldest buildings was grounded before it had a chance to be heard Tuesday.
September 11, 2013 - 12:00am
August 19, 2013
Corps archaeologists study Missouri River's past
PIERRE -- Sometimes during high water the Missouri River will carve away one of its banks like an old man turning out his pockets to bring things to light -- scrapers and knives made of Knife River flint, hoes and squash knives made of bison bone, 19th century toy horses made of pewter...
August 19, 2013 - 10:06am
August 5, 2013
'Shoot everything that wears a blanket': Accounts recall carnage at Whitestone Hill
WHITESTONE HILL -- Vengeance was on the minds of the soldiers that day as they came upon a vast teepee village for a gathering of thousands of Dakota and Lakota Sioux. Later Gen. Alfred Sully reportedly described what happened here 150 years ago as a bloody mistake. But he also...
August 5, 2013 - 10:58am
Forgotten clash still divides: Was N.D.'s deadliest conflict, 150 years ago, a battle or massacre?
If you go What: 150th Anniversary of Whitestone Hill conflict When: 9 a.m. Aug. 24, program concludes with 5:30 p.m.
August 5, 2013 - 10:02am
July 20, 2013
State careful when leasing land for oil development
BISMARCK -- A federal wildlife refuge and a deposit of flint once used for making stone tools are among the areas where oil and gas companies are seeking mineral rights at an upcoming state auction. But those areas have been flagged as sensitive by state agencies that are now asked...
July 20, 2013 - 12:00am
July 10, 2013
A 'wunnerful' uncle, 'wunnerful' home: Lawrence Welk's niece recalls happy days at the family home in Strasburg
STRASBURG -- Fern Welk was a nurse and a nutritionist and a ferocious protector of her husband's diet, but when he came home to Strasburg, Lawrence...
July 10, 2013 - 11:25pm
May 15, 2013
Medora's trip through time: Preserve America funds help western ND town connect visitors with the past
MEDORA -- Looking back at the rocky cliffs outlining the northern edge of town after glancing at an 1884 photo taken outside of St. Mary's Catholic...
May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
February 7, 2013
Shirvani left rift in his wake in California
BISMARCK -- Questions about his leadership style aren't new for Hamid Shirvani, the embattled chancellor of the North Dakota University System. With North Dakota legislators discussing a proposal to allow a buyout of his three-year contract just seven months after he was tapped to...
February 7, 2013 - 12:00am
November 24, 2012
Bakken's namesake 'honored' by oil field name
TIOGA -- Lorin Bakken recalls it was 2007 when he began seeing his name in the newspaper and on TV frequently as the oil boom started to heat...
November 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 23, 2012
Proposed wells draw controversy: Rancher, tribal member oppose drilling in Killdeer Mountains
Home to one historic battlefield site already, the Killdeer Mountains are the subject of a new North Dakota fight. This time, however, the battle is not between the U.S.
October 23, 2012 - 12:00am