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Standing Rock casino becomes refuge as storm hits protest camp
Blizzard blasts region with up to 19 inches of snow, howling winds that close down most ND roads
ND oil pipeline shut down after 'significant' spill in creek
A survivor of Pearl Harbor attack
Minot mayor's effort for hepatitis screening fall short
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Bulldogs boys basketball stressing defense to take next step
NCAA puts a stop to NDSU 'Thunderstruck" intro video for playoffs
Goedert having 'dream' season for South Dakota State
NDSU's Werner not opposed to playing North Dakota twice in one season
As Wild road trip wears on, Graovac accustomed to suitcase living
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
Barbara Rose Secrest
Audrey J. Cline
John R. Metz
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
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June 10, 2014
Watford City voters approve sales tax for hospital, rec center
WATFORD CITY – Voters in Watford City have overwhelmingly approved a 1.5 percent sales tax to finance a new recreation and events center, a new hospital and other community projects. In complete but unofficial results, 364 Watford City voters, or 85 percent, said yes to the...
June 10, 2014 - 9:11pm
March 2, 2014
The boom’s ‘epicenter:' Oil Patch hub Watford City adjusts to burgeoning population, financial questions
WATFORD CITY — There are days, Brent Sanford said, when he struggles to wrap his head around everything happening in his hometown. Ten years...
March 2, 2014 - 1:25am
February 13, 2014
Catholic Health Initiatives, St. Alexius sign letter of intent
Catholic Health Initiatives and St. Alexius Medical Center are looking into more ways to work together, the companies announced Thursday. Chris Jones, spokesman for the Fargo division of Catholic Health Initiatives, said the talks are in early stages. The companies have signed a...
February 13, 2014 - 11:51pm
January 23, 2014
Corridor of health: Sanford Health Dickinson Clinic new location to open Feb. 17; St. Joseph’s construction on track
One otherwise bare spot on the west edge of Dickinson is quickly becoming a health corridor. Sanford Health’s new clinic is getting its final...
January 23, 2014 - 11:33pm
January 10, 2014
Dickinson real estate market deals with major changes
In the next year Dickinson is expected to make several dramatic changes. The first big-box store in more than eight years will open, construction...
January 10, 2014 - 11:41pm
November 9, 2013
Booming Bakken prompts medical expansions
Health care facilities are not exempt from the constant struggle to keep pace with the demands of the Bakken oil boom. Patient loads at some western North Dakota clinics and hospitals have more than tripled in the past three years as the boom has drawn a historic number of people...
November 9, 2013 - 7:13pm
October 20, 2013
New St. Joseph's hospital 'right-sizing' for need
With bigger roads, more schools and big retail chains coming to the Oil Patch to meet development demands, many wonder why the new $100 million...
October 20, 2013 - 12:00am
October 12, 2013
Little girl, big tumor: Dickinson child returns home after 5-week hospital stay to have pancreatic tumor removed
Abagail O'Brien described her stomach ache as 10 times worse than burning her hand. "It started when I had constant tummy pains and I couldn't...
October 12, 2013 - 12:00am
October 4, 2013
Boy who swallowed laundry packet slowly improving
FARGO -- The 1-year-old Hitterdal, Minn., boy still hospitalized after swallowing part of a laundry detergent packet last week is slowly getting better, family members said Thursday. Alexander Rohde is listed in "critical but improving" condition at Sanford Children's Hospital in...
October 4, 2013 - 12:00am
October 1, 2013
USDA gives $15M loan to Bowman hospital project
Representing a significant chunk of the total cost for the project, the United States Department of Agriculture on Monday announced that $15 million in financing has been secured for a new hospital and clinic in Bowman.
October 1, 2013 - 12:00am
September 5, 2013
Sanford says $500 million hospital in Fargo on schedule
FARGO - The $500 million Sanford Medical Center being built along Interstate 94 in southwest Fargo is still on track to open in 2016 or 2017, the health provider said Wednesday, contrary to media reports this week that construction had been delayed. Sanford Health hopes to unveil...
September 5, 2013 - 12:00am
August 28, 2013
State Hospital staff dealing with more forensic evaluations
JAMESTOWN - As the population of North Dakota has risen over the last six years, so has the number of forensic evaluations conducted at the North Dakota State Hospital in Jamestown. A forensic evaluation is a process in which a psychiatrist conducts multiple interviews with a person,...
August 28, 2013 - 12:00am
June 9, 2013
Fargo hospitals among cheapest in US
FARGO -- Here's the good news: Hospitals here are among the cheapest in the nation. Now for the bad news: You're still paying more than the government thinks you ought to. An analysis of 2011 data from the Center for Medicare Services shows that while Fargo's two hospitals bill...
June 9, 2013 - 12:00am
May 19, 2013
Oil Patch hospitals to get help in screening for bad debt risks
FARGO -- Medical centers in western North Dakota's booming Oil Patch need help in diagnosing which patients requesting nonemergency services are bad debt risks. As part of a fund of almost $10 million to help defray hospitals' bad debts in 2013-15, lawmakers appropriated $700,000...
May 19, 2013 - 12:00am
May 9, 2013
ND among lowest in Medicare hospital billings
FARGO -- North Dakota ranks among the bottom three states in Medicare hospital billings, according to data made public Wednesday in an effort to invite cost comparisons. The Center for Medicare Services released the data concerning the 100 most common types of cases, available to...
May 9, 2013 - 12:00am