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Burgum challenges companies to invest in communities' quality of life
Grand Forks Fired Department explores use of drones
Pipeline leak causes major spill on western ND rangeland
Sheriff: Wetterling investigation went 'off the rails' as FBI chased multiple leads, killer remained free
Authorities seek armed, dangerous woman suspect in South Dakota shooting death
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Nearly half of cellphone calls will be scams by 2019, report says
North Dakota stockmen take stand on 'lab-grown' meat labeling
Coca-Cola is eyeing the cannabis market
Statisticians protest proposed research agency move
Gate City Bank debuts SecureID hand-scanning technology
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North Dakota oil, gas production returns to record levels
Proposed N.D. Land Board rules could cause delays for energy, agriculture sectors
Aging coal plants get new life under Trump plan
MHA Nation continues legal fight over oil wells near Lake Sakakawea
After tax cut, rebate on electric bills for North Dakotans is undecided
ND insurance commissioner cautions about short-term insurance plans
Flu cases already being reported in North Dakota
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
'To everything there is a season,' First Congregational Church closing at New England
Reflections on the Great Plains: Dr. Tom Isern publishes 'Pacing Dakota'
Vikings not overly concerned about slow start in running game
Vikings say new kicker Bailey was a target last year
Blue Hawk football alum to be inducted into NAIA Hall of Fame
Golf Digest helped free a golf-course artist imprisoned 27 years for a murder he didn't commit
Cowboys extend reign as most valuable NFL team on Forbes
Commentary: If marijuana legalization has been so bad for other states, why have so many of them done it?
Commentary: What if Democratic electioneering is hurting our ability to get better trade deals?
Commentary: ND's Senate race far from over
Commentary: What does the Kavanaugh controversy mean for North Dakota’s Senate race?
Commentary: Conservation groups urge lawmakers to reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund
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April 4, 2018
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK—XTO Energy proposes to develop more than 26,000 acres near Lake Sakakawea as one large drilling unit, a plan the company says...
April 4, 2018 - 7:14pm
March 19, 2018
Lawsuit seeks decision on Lake Sakakawea mineral rights, royalties
FARGO — A group of plaintiffs that includes a North Dakota lawmaker and a former gubernatorial candidate has filed a lawsuit challenging...
March 19, 2018 - 11:08pm
March 5, 2018
State of N.D. argues lawsuit over mineral law should be dismissed
BISMARCK — The state of North Dakota is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit that challenges a new law related to ownership of oil and gas...
March 5, 2018 - 5:59pm
January 10, 2018
Lawsuit claims ND 'gives away' $2 billion with Lake Sakakawea mineral law
A lawsuit filed Wednesday, Jan. 10, against the state of North Dakota seeks to prevent the transfer of up to $2 billion in oil and gas mineral...
January 10, 2018 - 6:51pm
August 16, 2017
Judge rules oil drilling can resume at controversial Lake Sakakawea site
BISMARCK -- Drilling can resume, at least temporarily, at a controversial oil site near Lake Sakakawea, a federal judge in Bismarck ruled this...
August 16, 2017 - 3:39pm
June 27, 2017
Jet skier, pontoon operator still missing in ND waters
LAKE SAKAKAWEA, N.D. -- Two men presumed drowned in North Dakota waters had not been recovered as of late Tuesday afternoon. Chad Kanine, 42,...
June 27, 2017 - 5:39pm
April 19, 2017
Legislature approves Lake Sakakawea mineral bill
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Legislature has approved a bill clarifying that the state does not own minerals under Lake Sakakawea, setting...
April 19, 2017 - 8:00pm
April 6, 2017
House approves Missouri River mineral leasing bill estimated to cost $187 million
BISMARCK — House lawmakers voted 79-11 Thursday, April 6, to approve a plan that will change how minerals under Lake Sakakawea and the...
April 6, 2017 - 9:10pm
January 14, 2017
Bill seeks to resolve uncertainty over mineral ownership
BISMARCK — Watford City attorney Dennis Johnson generally sues oil companies. But the attorney who represents private mineral owners stood...
January 14, 2017 - 2:32pm
December 21, 2016
Tribe says 'wrong righted' in transfer of Lake Sakakawea land to tribe
LAKE SAKAKAWEA, N.D.—Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Mark Fox said the recent restoration of 25,000 acres of land bordering Lake Sakakawea to the tribes helps mend an historic injustice caused by construction of Garrison Dam. The U.S. Army Corps returned excess land from reservoir...
December 21, 2016 - 6:09pm
August 5, 2016
Former worker says lake at risk of oil leak, pipeline contractor defends workmanship
NEW TOWN – A former crew member on an oil pipeline under construction in North Dakota claims that pipe installed under Lake Sakakawea was not...
August 5, 2016 - 5:07pm
July 16, 2016
Transfer land only a fraction of what tribes have lost
BISMARCK—Three Affiliated Tribes chairman Mark Fox says the acreage on Lake Sakakawea that is to be transferred back to his people represents...
July 16, 2016 - 10:49pm
June 23, 2016
Tribe to maintain public access to Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK -- Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Mark Fox says the public can be assured that current uses will be maintained when 30,000 acres of excess lands taken for construction of Garrison Dam is restored in trust to the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.
June 23, 2016 - 5:46pm
June 22, 2016
Power restored to Southwest Water's Lake Sakakawea intake
The Southwest Water Authority asked more than 60,000 people in southwest North Dakota to conserve water Wednesday following a power outage at...
June 22, 2016 - 9:28pm
Dalrymple wants details on pending tribal land transfer along Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK -- A pending transfer of 30,000 excess acres of federal land along Lake Sakakawea to the Three Affiliated Tribes is set to happen this...
June 22, 2016 - 8:55pm