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Senate approves rolling BreatheND into health department
Witnesses recount night of shooting as murder retrial begins
Stark Development Corporation thanks Gaylon Baker for his accomplishments
City commission mulls occupancy tax
Dakota Access Pipeline camp closure goes fairly peacefully despite 2 hurt and 10 arrested
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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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Blue Hawks find a way past Dakota State in tourney opener
Before prep for Walford, Blue Hawks took time to celebrate title
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
NDSU athletic department faces cut of $800,000 in state funding
UND hopes Senior Weekend isn't last trip to home ice this season
Port: Reminder: The #NoDAPL protesters in camp are no longer standing with Standing Rock
Port: State of North Dakota buys hotel rooms and bus tickets home for #NoDAPL protesters
Port: Feds a no-show again as N.D. police receive hazmat training before squaring off with protesters
Port: House votes to restrict civil asset forfeiture despite opposition from law enforcement
Port: Anger and insults in the ND House, casino suffers and wind industry targeted
Donna Mae Hewson
Matthew D. Butler
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
August 7, 2015
ND to ask court to stop ‘Waters’ rule from taking effect Aug. 28
BISMARCK – North Dakota and a dozen other states challenging a new clean water rule as federal overreach plan to ask a judge Monday to block the rule from taking effect Aug. 28. The states also want the court to reject the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps...
August 7, 2015 - 4:25pm
July 22, 2015
Sanford speaks out about lawsuit alleging excessive ER charges
FARGO — A lawsuit accusing Sanford Health of “grossly excessive” charges for emergency room services is part of a litigation boom by trial lawyers whose cases are overwhelmingly thrown out by judges, Sanford executives said. A lawsuit seeking class-action status filed earlier...
July 22, 2015 - 11:16pm
July 17, 2015
Lawsuit alleges Bismarck firm had role in Bakken housing Ponzi scheme
BISMARCK – More than 100 investors from around the world have joined a class action lawsuit alleging that a Bismarck law firm played a role in a Ponzi scheme that bilked people out of $62 million. A complaint filed in U.S. District Court alleges that the Pearce & Durick...
News/crime and courts
July 17, 2015 - 10:47am
May 27, 2015
North Dakota State Bar Association lawsuit put on hold
BISMARCK — A lawsuit claiming the State Bar Association of North Dakota violated the rights of sa Bismarck attorney when it used member dues for political purposes without his knowledge or permission was put on hold Wednesday, with the bar agreeing that changes are needed in how...
May 27, 2015 - 10:50pm
May 16, 2015
Hearing set on funds in Native American USDA settlement
FARGO — A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has set a June 29 hearing to consider what to do with $380 million in unclaimed funds generated in a discrimination case against the U.S. Department of Agriculture by Native Americans. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan has asked...
May 16, 2015 - 11:29pm
April 11, 2015
BNSF: Federal law may shielded us from civil lawsuits
FARGO —BNSF Railway, owner of an oil tanker train that derailed near Casselton and exploded in 2013, says that federal law may shield it from a civil lawsuit filed last month by the train’s engineer. Any injuries suffered by the engineer, Bryan Thompson of Fargo, “are the result...
April 11, 2015 - 9:21pm
April 1, 2015
ND asserts sovereignty in Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion lawsuit
FARGO – North Dakota’s sovereignty is at stake now that the state of Minnesota has joined the lawsuit over the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion,...
April 1, 2015 - 7:10pm
March 31, 2015
North Dakota seeks to join suit against federal fracking rule
BISMARCK - The state of North Dakota will join a lawsuit seeking to stop the Bureau of Land Management’s new hydraulic fracturing regulations,...
March 31, 2015 - 7:03pm
January 24, 2015
Potato growers sue BNSF for damages
GRAND FORKS — A potato growing cooperative based in Grand Forks has sued BNSF Railway over damaged potatoes. The Associated Potato Growers filed its suit against BNSF last week. It alleges that two shipments of potatoes were damaged during trips from Grafton to Pennsylvania in...
January 24, 2015 - 10:09pm
January 15, 2015
Company in 2011 cornfield manhunt sues its insurer
FARGO — A company that was transporting an inmate who escaped and hid for nearly a day in a North Dakota cornfield in 2011 is suing its insurance carrier for refusing to cover fines and reimbursement costs related to the escape and an ensuing manhunt. The transport company, Extradition...
News/crime and courts
January 15, 2015 - 12:05am
December 22, 2014
Landowner sues oil companies over spills: State becomes unofficial party in case
Editors Note: A previous version of this story stated that the state had become party to the defense. The story should have stated that the state...
December 22, 2014 - 4:43pm
December 18, 2014
Group circulates petition for audit of North Dakota agencies’ oil industry oversight
BISMARCK — The Dakota Resource Council is gathering petition signatures with hopes of convincing state lawmakers to order a performance audit of two state agencies over what the group claims is their failure to enforce laws and rules regarding oilfield practices. Don Morrison,...
December 18, 2014 - 10:45pm
December 16, 2014
Federal lawsuit filed against owner of Dickinson, Glendive hotels
FARGO – A new federal lawsuit alleges that a Fargo-based owner of 13 hotels in North Dakota and Montana owes nearly 200 employees about $100,000 in back pay and $100,000 in damages. The lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Labor in U.S. District Court in Fargo on Monday claims...
December 16, 2014 - 12:37pm
December 9, 2014
Okla. grandfather was offered plea deal in Fargo hitman case
FARGO — Gene Kirkpatrick, an Oklahoma grandfather convicted of conspiring to hire a hitman to orphan his granddaughter in Fargo, has revealed in a new lawsuit seeking post-conviction relief that Cass County State’s Attorney Birch Burdick offered him a plea deal before his jury...
News/crime and courts
December 9, 2014 - 9:40pm
November 27, 2014
Real estate competitors share more than a name: Dickinson, Detroit Lakes companies in legal battle over logos
Two real estate companies hundreds of miles apart are embroiled in a legal battle across state lines over whether their generic business names and logos are confusingly similar. Dickinson-based The Real Estate Company has sued The Real Estate Company of Detroit Lakes, based in Detroit...
November 27, 2014 - 5:39pm