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Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
DSU hosts Teddy Talks
Pipeline system that leaked at risk of future failures, regulators say
Regulations rollback a relief for energy industry, worry for environmentalists
Tribe seeks greater share of oil tax revenue in final weeks of session
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
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Few changes for Midgets as they prepare to defend state baseball title
Dickinson's ballpark gets a once-over before hosting Legion Regional tournament this summer
Former Blue Hawk Brown optimistic about pro day performance
UND commit flies into Grand Forks from Boston, finds out hockey program is getting cut
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Port: 'This will ultimately enhance your privacy' Congressman Cramer says of controversial internet bill
Port: Planned Parenthood's fake news and Burgum's first veto
McFeely: Do Democrats have buyer's remorse with Burgum?
Port: 'We cannot be an identity politics party,' says man who wants to lead ND Democrats
Port: Reform to North Dakota’s oil spill guidelines is imperfect but an improvement over the status quo
Paul E. Paulson
Frances Ann Roll
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
September 1, 2015
Ross' lawsuit against Stark County could move to federal court
A civil lawsuit filed against Stark County by its former veterans service officer could be heading to federal court. Leslie Ross was fired from the position in December by the Stark County Commission for alleged inappropriate conduct. Ross' immediate termination was decided unanimously...
News/crime and courts
September 1, 2015 - 7:20pm
August 21, 2015
Documents regarding nickname lawsuit unsealed for years
GRAND FORKS — There are no more sealed documents surrounding the Fighting Sioux nickname. In fact, there haven't been any for nearly eight years. As a legal battle between the University of North Dakota, the NCAA and the state wore on to keep UND's Fighting Sioux nickname in 2007...
August 21, 2015 - 7:09pm
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