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State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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 18, 2014
Dickinson sees more fighting, fewer DUIs: Convenience stores propose beer-only off-sale license
There’s a little more crime in Dickinson — a 2 percent increase in service calls from 2012 to 2013 — and the Dickinson Police Department is working hard to solve and prevent crimes to keep rates low. Police Chief Dustin Dassinger presented the department’s 2013 Annual Report...
News/crime and courts
February 18, 2014 - 11:57pm
September 13, 2012
Hettinger School Board opts for more property tax funding
The Hettinger School Board unanimously approved an increased property tax levy of 141.3 mills, a hike of 11.95 percent or 15.08 mills for the 2012-13 school year, during a public meeting Wednesday at Hettinger Public School. The new levy will amount to about $68 more on property...
September 13, 2012 - 12:00am
Caseloads up in Southwest District Court
Caseloads in the Southwest District Court increased 9.1 percent from 2010 to 2011 and those working in the system say they are trying to keep up. Judge William Herauf said it's taking people longer to get through the court system because of the jump. "The attorneys around this area...
May 13, 2012 - 12:00am
September 29, 2011
Fee increase upsets Dickinson RV residents
Tenants of Heartland Village in Dickinson were frustrated after finding out lot fees for RVs will increase by more than 30 percent for the winter. Residents...
September 29, 2011 - 12:00am
January 22, 2011
Census: Dickinson home prices surpass Fargo
Housing prices in southwest North Dakota continue to rise and the average sale price of a house in Dickinson in 2010 was $169,663, which surpassed Fargo, said Jackie Miller, a realtor with Everett Real Estate in Dickinson. Fargo's average sale price on a house was $162,035 last year...
January 22, 2011 - 12:00am
December 19, 2010
Dickinson sees slight baby boom
The number of babies born at St. Joseph's Hospital and Health Center this year is on its way to meeting the number it did last year. With less...
December 19, 2010 - 12:00am
December 10, 2010
242 building permits in 2010, construction continues into December
Amid ever-increasing activity in the area's energy sector and consequently, a housing shortage, Dickinson permit valuations are nearly 50 percent higher from September 2009 to September this year, ranking Dickinson second in the state for year-to-date increases. "For me, this was...
December 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 26, 2010
Area inmates up 27 percent
The number of inmates booked at the Southwest Multi County Correction Center through October has increased by 27 percent compared to the same time period last year, according to information provided by SWMCCC. Six counties utilize the facility and area officials are pointing to increases...
November 26, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Williston population increases by 22 to 34 percent
WILLISTON (AP) -- Preliminary data from a housing study indicates that Williston's population has grown by nearly 22 percent over the past decade, and the increase might be much higher. The city is in western North Dakota's booming oil patch, and adequate, affordable housing has...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
September 9, 2010
Hettinger says OK to upping sales tax
HETTINGER -- City Council members approved a change in the sales tax ordinance at a meeting held Wednesday morning at the Adams County Courthouse. "The change, if approved by the state tax officer, will increase from 1 percent to 1.5 percent," said auditor Patricia Carroll. NAPA...
September 9, 2010 - 12:00am
July 19, 2008
Hamm rejects Blues rate increase
BISMARCK -- North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm has denied a requested 14.8 percent Blue Cross Blue Shield's rate increase for individual policies, saying the company misled medical providers and his department and didn't substantiate its request. The issue is not just...
July 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 22, 2008
Advocates for Xcel N.D. customers say disallow electric rate increase
BISMARCK -- Xcel Energy's North Dakota electric customers shouldn't be socked with a 14 percent rate increase and instead the Public Service Commission should order a slight decrease in the company's rates, two experts will tell the PSC at a rate hearing that begins Monday in the...
June 22, 2008 - 12:00am
June 20, 2008
Lawmakers are asked to increase funds for roads, transit
FARGO -- North Dakota's roads are deteriorating, but so is the amount of money in the state's budget dedicated to helping improve them. Projections show an estimated $70 million funding shortfall for transportation needs. North Dakota needs to dedicate more money to improving roads...
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Small average WSI rate increase is set
BISMARCK -- North Dakota workers' compensation premiums will rise an average of 2.5 percent starting July 1, with some employers' rates going up and others' going down. Workforce Safety and Insurance's board OK'd a new rate plan Thursday.
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am
March 15, 2008
Few turn out for Xcel rate increase session
BISMARCK -- Fargo, Grand Forks and Minot customers of Xcel Energy got to hear each others' worries about a proposed electric rate increase and the company's response Friday during public input about the rate hike. Xcel has applied for a 14 percent rate increase for North Dakota customers. The...
March 15, 2008 - 12:00am