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Driver liability bill attracts opposition in North Dakota legislative committee
U.S. air strike kills more than 100 al Qaeda members
Trump, sworn in as U.S. president, promises to put 'America First'
'House of Cards' Season 5 sets premiere date
Anti-Trump protests turn violent ahead of inauguration
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'
DHS wrestling flies past Jamestown
Dickinson High boys basketball survives against Bismarck
Demons stifle Midgets' offense
Heart River downs Trinity with last-minute free throws
Lately, late game scenarios a cinch for Blue Hawks
Port: He was a terrible president
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
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
August 17, 2015
Veeder: Baby's happiness won't depend on stuff
WATFORD CITY — I listen to a lot of talk radio. It drones through the speakers while I sit behind the wheel of my car on my way to town or...
August 17, 2015 - 6:39pm
July 12, 2015
Veeder: Family traditions will be more fun with little one
WATFORD CITY -- I’ve been thinking lately about traditions. I suppose it’s expected, because in less than five months we’ll welcome a tiny...
July 12, 2015 - 12:00am
June 28, 2015
Veeder: With this ring, we all become family
WATFORD CITY -- Well, wedding week at the ranch has come and gone. The relatives rolled in, the fences got painted and the ever-changing weather...
June 28, 2015 - 12:00am
June 20, 2015
Veeder: Busy roads, but still slow Internet, both inconveniences in Bakken
WATFORD CITY -- I pulled my car over on the top of the hill at the approach next to the gate where there’s usually a white pickup with a company...
June 20, 2015 - 8:06pm
June 14, 2015
Veeder: Summer has officially started
WATFORD CITY -- In small towns up and down the Midwest, summer has officially started. I know this not by the date on the calendar, but because...
June 14, 2015 - 12:00am
June 6, 2015
Veeder: Ranch dogs are made for a girl like me
When I moved back to the ranch, I sat down on my lawn and wrote a song called “A Girl Needs a Dog.” I was on the cusp of settling into a...
June 6, 2015 - 11:05pm
May 31, 2015
Singers ready to set foot on state’s most famous stage
GRAND FORKS -- Children have dreams. Talk to one that has seen the Medora Musical, and they’ll likely say they want to be a Burning Hills...
May 31, 2015 - 12:03am
May 30, 2015
Veeder: Fruits of marriage easily seen amid wedding preparations
WATFORD CITY -- I helped host my little sister’s bridal shower last weekend. The sun is warming us all up here in the Great White North, and...
May 30, 2015 - 11:43pm
May 23, 2015
Veeder: After miles of backroads, understanding what we're all about
Sitting next to me on my desk is my calendar. I've been obsessing over it for the last month or so, because I've just released my new album, and that means making plans for performances in communities across the state. In a life spent as a musician and a writer here, sometimes...
May 23, 2015 - 10:29pm
May 16, 2015
Veeder: From country schools to country bars, dancing endures
In the kitchen of the house I grew up in, my big sister hung a white sheet from the top of the refrigerator. She was dressed in a red dress that swung, her tap-shoe heels and bright lipstick. I had suspenders holding up my Wranglers, slicked-back hair and a painted-on mustache. Because...
May 16, 2015 - 9:01pm
May 15, 2015
Jessie Veeder to celebrate new album with Fargo concert
FARGO — Western North Dakota singer Jessie Veeder will celebrate the release of her fourth studio album with a concert and party in Fargo next month. She’ll perform at 5 p.m. June 7 at The Stage at Island Park, 333 4th St. S. The show is open to all ages with a $5 cover charge. Veeder...
May 15, 2015 - 1:21pm
May 9, 2015
Veeder: Green grass inspires the year of the garden
For a month I’ve been obsessing over my grass. I’ve been watering and gauging its level of greenness and then watering again. I’ve been dreaming of rolling out the mower or organizing a game of ladder ball or beanbag toss on the green stuff. I’ve been lying down in it to...
May 9, 2015 - 9:51pm
May 2, 2015
Veeder: Wood ticks the price for wild paradise
Once I was in Victoria’s Secret shopping for undies. Sometimes I get out and do things like that. Sometimes I shower, comb my hair, put on some makeup and make the long trip to the big town to replenish supplies like pretty spring tops, sandals, nail polish and, well, underwear....
May 2, 2015 - 6:51pm
April 25, 2015
Veeder: Getting lost in my quickly changing hometown
Have you ever been lost in your hometown? If the town you grew up in was like mine — one Main Street drag, no stoplights within 50 miles, three bars all in a row between a car dealership on one end and a café on the other — I’m sure you were able to keep pretty good tabs on...
April 25, 2015 - 8:33pm
April 20, 2015
Veeder: Giving the farm the Martha Stewart treatment
WATFORD CITY -- In a little over two months, my little sister will be getting married. In a little over two months, we’ll be celebrating in...
April 20, 2015 - 3:01pm