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Obama shortens sentence of Manning, who gave cables to WikiLeaks
Trump Interior nominee would review Obama's limits on oil drilling
ND Senate votes to delay parts of medical marijuana law
Suspect in custody in Minot shooting as shooter taken to hospital
Former 'Apprentice' contestant files defamation suit against Trump
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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
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'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
Bo Jackson expresses concern for Panthers' Newton
Steelers coach Tomlin apologizes; WR Brown to face discipline
Blue Hawks men’s hoops edges Vikings
Dickinson State women’s basketball tops Valley City
Introspective off days are key to Karl-Anthony Towns' improvement
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Jacobs: NDSU's Bresciani notes 'unusual' ND media environment in application for Ohio job
BENSON: A monarchy in America
OMDAHL: A high tech governor offers great promise
Shirley A. Dvorak
Hilma K. Sargent
Kim F. Krull
Thomas F. Murtha
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
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
October 18, 2014
Railroad company sues Enderlin for ordinance targeting trains blocking roads
ENDERLIN — This city of 886 in southeast North Dakota people picked a fight with a multibillion-dollar railroad company when it passed an ordinance this month banning trains from blocking roadways and sidewalks for more than 10 minutes. Now the railroad company, Canadian Pacific,...
October 18, 2014 - 5:57pm