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Oil refinery one step closer to reality: Devils Lake commission approves letter of support for $200M project
N.D. regulators approve permit for state’s first new coal mine since 1970s
BLM mineral lease sale in Golden Valley County nets $510,400
Oil companies buy more sand, railcars: Halliburton, Baker Hughes stockpile supplies as demand begins to climb
U.S. to conduct study on petroleum reserve in light of climbing output
Holten: Multiple uses for the simplest thing
Dorgan: Sinner a new leader who will make a difference
Letter: Time to rely on past leadership in Stark County
Letter: ‘Reform’ of Measure 3 is a disguised power grab
Letter: Measure 5 would be devastating to rural tax income
This one, Dad
'I'd rather walk': La Ray Ries overcame health issues and age to finish walking the Maah Daah Hey Trail and The Deuce while in his 80s
Solving a murder at St. Mary's convent: New England to present dinner theater
Getting excited about science: DHS robotics team ready for competition
Trinity team building robot for competition
Shaina Larae (Zastoupil) Clingingsmith
Anna T. Walter
In it for the long hauls
Journeying the Narrow Path
Rhoades: Plaid isn’t just for cowboys
Patrick Hope: Why is a raven like a video game?
USD tries to overcome DI struggles
Bobcats roll Minot: Bismarck scores 3 special-team goals for an exhibition win over Minotauros
UND, Providence meet for top 5 series
Trinity responds after first set, beats Cougars
April 28, 2009
Coal arouses crowd's concern
The North Dakota Department of Health Division of Air Quality is proposing to issue an air quality permit to GTL Energy, a company that has started...
coal / Energy
April 28, 2009 - 11:59pm
April 27, 2009
Bond set at $1 million cash for alleged murderer
Judge Zane Anderson set bond at $1 million cash for a Texas man accused of murder during a hearing Monday. Shane Patrick Miller, 39, is charged for shooting Neal Matejovsky, 49, of Dickinson. Matejovsky's body was found in Dunn County on April 10. "In the event he is able to post...
April 27, 2009 - 11:17pm
April 25, 2009
Iron Horse Saloon to have new owner
The Iron Horse Saloon in Medora is scheduled to change ownership on May 1, with Morey Bang and Brad Skachenko taking over. The pair plan to name the bar "Boots." Mark Shoemaker, who sold the bar, was supposed to have a suspended liquor license beginning next week.
April 25, 2009 - 11:52pm
Mother speaks out about punishment for Gladstone crash
Joy Baggatta of Dickinson is angry about the punishment a Dickinson man received after allegedly failing to get help for her daughter, Bridgette...
April 25, 2009 - 11:36pm
April 23, 2009
PSC gets more reports of sinkholes
BISMARCK (AP) -- The Public Service Commission is finding new sinkholes. The PSC says some have been found north of Beulah, on a county road southeast of Dickinson and under a road near the Scranton grain elevator. PSC President Kevin Cramer says the wet spring has led to the development...
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 21, 2009
Winter kill takes its toll
Thousands of fish float in the water and line the shores of Patterson Lake southwest of Dickinson. And accompanying the dead fish is a smell like few others according to residents who live on the lake. "It's terrible, you can't go outside," resident Donna Bline said. "I don't know...
April 21, 2009 - 10:59pm
United States Census Bureau workers have been knocking on doors all over North Dakota, including in Dickinson, for the last few days. The official census count is nearly a year away but workers are walking the streets with GPS computers to verify and update addresses. "It will...
April 21, 2009 - 10:58pm
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
Tax day rush isnt as rushed as usual
Today is tax day. A day where many Americans scramble to get their tax returns filed as the deadline looms. However, many North Dakotans can breathe a sigh of relief this year as several counties have been granted an extension due to severe weather and flooding throughout the state....
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 11, 2009
Researchers want mineral information
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's top rock researcher and the state's chief fossil finder have spent decades exposed to an asbestos-like mineral found in western North Dakota that is similar to a kind linked to cancer in lab rats and in people in Turkey. State geologist Ed Murphy and...
April 11, 2009 - 10:45pm
April 10, 2009
Area man shot
The body of a 49-year-old Dickinson man was found Friday in Dunn County and foul play is suspected, local authorities said. Dunn County Sheriff Larry Boepple identified the man as Neal Metajovsky, who had been missing since March. Boepple said it appeared the man had been shot, and...
April 10, 2009 - 11:30pm
April 8, 2009
N.D House changes voters' tobacco law
BISMARCK -- Backers of last year's successful tobacco control initiated measure say the state House is defying the will of voters by deleting part of the program passed in the November election. House members, insisting they're improving what voters approved, voted 57-34 along party...
April 8, 2009 - 11:18pm
Tractor vs. car accidents a reminder
A tragic accident that ended the life of two Hettinger residents on Monday and another crash involving a tractor over the weekend is a reminder to keep an eye out for farm equipment on area roads. Car vs. tractor crashes occur on average about once every other year and are usually...
April 8, 2009 - 11:17pm
April 7, 2009
FEDERAL POST FOR FORMER RESIDENT?
A former Dickinson resident could soon hold a position in the Obama administration. Martha "Nace" Johnson, daughter of Ted and Lovina Nace, is up for nomination for administrator of the General Services Administration. Johnson attended high school in Dickinson from 1966 to 1968...
April 7, 2009 - 11:18pm