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Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
UND hopes to reach the top of the Big Sky this season
UND women's basketball team plans to push pace
DSU men's basketball downed by Minot State in home opener
Arrieta, Cubs even World Series with Game 2 win
Grizzlies slip by Timberwolves in season opener
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
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 31, 2016
Western ND landfill operator found with radioactive waste
ALEXANDER, N.D.—An oil field waste landfill that withdrew its application to handle radioactive waste is under review for having tons of...
August 31, 2016 - 8:25pm
June 11, 2016
Dunn County Commission election surrounds budget concerns
DUNN COUNTY -- With two Dunn County Commission seats up for election Tuesday, the county’s budget is on the mind for nearly all of the candidates. Both incumbents are running for re-election for the four-year position. Three others are seeking to replace them. Reinhard Hauck,...
June 11, 2016 - 11:47pm
March 21, 2016
Dickinson Fire Department records an increase in response capability
While the Dickinson Fire Department’s response times improved over 2015 compared to the year prior, they still fall below the recommendations...
March 21, 2016 - 10:13pm
March 7, 2016
Landfill sees slight ease of refuse rates in 2015, Commission approves ordinance to allow for commercial use of downtown sidewalks
Local levels of garbage production have fallen since last year, but not by much. Aaron Praus, solid waste manager for the city of Dickinson, delivered an annual waste report for 2015 on behalf of the city’s public works department at the Dickinson City Commission meeting Monday...
March 7, 2016 - 10:42pm
February 24, 2016
McKenzie County landfill could be first to take radioactive waste under new ND rules
WILLISTON, N.D. – An oilfield landfill south of Williston is the first facility in North Dakota to propose accepting radioactive waste under...
February 24, 2016 - 2:29pm
September 16, 2015
Dunn Co. considers alternative waste management options : Study finds current system most economical
Unless the oil boom comes back, it may be wasteful for Dunn County to change how it handles its waste, according to a recent study. County commissioners looked over municipal waste management options Wednesday during a regular meeting at the Dunn County Courthouse. Fred Doran...
September 16, 2015 - 10:53pm
August 19, 2015
Dunn County Commissioners deny landfill 'protest amendment'
MANNING—The Dunn County Commission voted unanimously to reject a proposed amendment to its Land Development Code that would have given...
August 19, 2015 - 5:48pm
June 17, 2015
VIDEO: Rejected landfill company met with scorn at Dunn County Commission meeting
An group of angry residents confronted representatives of a company that previously proposed an industrial landfill in Dunn County after they...
June 17, 2015 - 11:56pm
May 20, 2015
Landfill permit denied: Dunn Co. commissioners cite ‘unanswered questions’ as reason for concern
MANNING -- A round of applause broke out after Dunn County commissioners unanimously voted down a permit that would have allowed an industrial...
May 20, 2015 - 11:21pm
May 16, 2015
Landfill controversy: Dunn Co. residents worry about consequences of proposed site
MANNING — Glen Houghton, a Dunn County rancher, walked onto a portion of his land Friday and pointed to patches of bare clay on the ground. “Nothing...
May 16, 2015 - 11:43pm
May 12, 2015
Letter: Be part of Dunn County and voice disapproval of landfill
Have you seen some folks wearing those bright orange T-shirts? They say “We are Dunn County.” You know who isn’t Dunn County? The oil and gas industry and the landfill companies wanting to dump radioactive oilfield waste in our county. Dunn County is farmers, ranchers, and...
May 12, 2015 - 6:10pm
April 23, 2015
Dunn County leaders must make careful decisions about landfill
We don’t know a lot about tree-hugging, but we do know the landfill being proposed 12 miles west of Killdeer at Houghton Ranch by an outfit called Green Group, is anything but “green.” What we do know: This is the largest special waste site proposed in Dunn County (so far)....
April 23, 2015 - 4:45pm
April 15, 2015
Board approves tax exemption for Jordheim building
The Dickinson Planning and Zoning Commission approved a five-year tax exemption for proposed renovations on the city’s tallest downtown building...
April 15, 2015 - 8:12pm
April 7, 2015
Dunn County may consider second special landfill
KILLDEER, N.D. - A Georgia-based company wants to build and operate a special waste landfill west of Killdeer in Dunn County and will explain the project at a meeting tonight. Green Group Holdings representatives will be available from 6 to 8 p.m. at the High Plains Cultural Center...
April 7, 2015 - 5:00am
April 6, 2015
ICYMI: Bingo out, anti-discrimination bill out, landfill out (for now)
“Disheartening” decision: House lawmakers kill a bill (for the third time in six years) that would have outlawed discrimination based on...
April 6, 2015 - 6:01am