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Nursing students appeal to local legislators
North Dakota leaders think Trump will be good for state
Larger than expected ND Capitol Women's March calls for solidarity
Suspect in the killing of a Rolette County Deputy identified
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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
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
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'
Midgets boys hockey hold on to win over Braves
Trinity girls basketball beats Buccaneers, snaps losing streak
DSU wrestling takes sixth at Missouri Valley Invitational
Fossum’s career-high leads Dickinson High gymnastics in S.D.
Blue Hawks track and field impresses at BHSU meet
Port: Meet Burgum the Politician
Fielding Questions: Ice cream bucket propagation for African violets
Growing Together: Tips for shopping seed catalogs
Minding Our Elders: A needed vacation from caregiving should be guilt-free
Phillips: Kindness leaves you with lots to talk about
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
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
September 20, 2014
Judge’s ruling gives northside toll bridge to Fargo, Moorhead
FARGO — After 26 years, the private owners of Fargo-Moorhead’s only toll bridge must hand it over to the two cities, a judge ruled Wednesday. The decision was a victory for the city of Moorhead, Minn., which sued Bridge Co. and the city of Fargo in May, arguing that, according...
September 20, 2014 - 11:21pm
September 17, 2014
Diversion entity sues for rights to road
FARGO — One of the many governmental entities represented on the Fargo-Moorhead diversion authority is suing a Cass County landowner for road rights on their land under eminent domain. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Cass County District Court asks the court to grant eminent domain...
September 17, 2014 - 11:20pm
September 13, 2014
Williston mayor would like to see strip clubs go: Owners facing lawsuits from dancers over wages
WILLISTON — Mayor Howard Klug said ridding Williston of its two strip clubs would be best for the city in North Dakota oil country. On the heels of last month’s fatal beating of 25-year-old Dean Niederklopfer in front of the Whispers strip club, a local attorney has filed class...
September 13, 2014 - 4:08pm
September 10, 2014
Legal battle over Ten Commandments in Fargo may continue
FARGO — A legal battle with a secular rights group that has cost the city of Fargo more than $120,000 is not over. A lawyer for the Red River Freethinkers intends to appeal an Aug. 25 ruling by a three-judge panel that sided with the city in a dispute over a monument of the Ten...
September 10, 2014 - 10:50pm
Dancers file suits against Williston strip clubs
WILLISTON — Williston’s two strip clubs have been named in lawsuits filed by an attorney representing the dancers at the clubs, according to court documents. Attorney Brandon J. Hale announced Tuesday he was leading the suits, which claim the clubs improperly classified its dancers...
September 10, 2014 - 3:40pm
September 6, 2014
Calif. judge throws out lawsuit targeting crude by rail facility
SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco Superior Court judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought by environmental groups against Kinder Morgan’s Richmond, Calif., rail terminal, which quietly began unloading crude oil from trains this year, saying the plaintiffs waited too long to file...
September 6, 2014 - 6:35pm
August 15, 2014
Judge allows Minn. DNR to join flood diversion lawsuit
Judge allows Minn. DNR to join flood diversion lawsuit FARGO — A federal judge ruled Thursday that the state of Minnesota can participate as a friend of the court in the Richland-Wilkin Joint Powers Authority’s lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers seeking to stop a proposed...
News/crime and courts
August 15, 2014 - 11:13pm
August 9, 2014
Jesse Ventura’s $1.8M award in defamation trial ruled reasonable
ST. PAUL, Minn. — What’s it worth to tell the world you slugged Jesse Ventura, even if you didn’t? A federal judge ruled this week that $1.3 million is about right. That’s how much a jury awarded Ventura for unjust enrichment last month after finding Navy SEAL-turned-author...
News/crime and courts
August 9, 2014 - 12:34am
Killdeer Ambulance, filmmaker settle lawsuit
The Killdeer Area Ambulance Service has dropped its proposed injunction against a filmmaker who they allege recorded the service in action without permission. A Wednesday preliminary injunction hearing for producer Todd Melby, the documentarian behind the “Black Gold Boom” series...
News/crime and courts
July 9, 2014 - 10:51pm
July 2, 2014
North Dakota defends same-sex marriage ban: Leaders asks court to dismiss lawsuit
FARGO — North Dakota’s top leaders have asked a U.S. District Court judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, outlining its legal case for retaining a prohibition that’s rapidly disappearing in the U.S. In a motion filed Tuesday to dismiss...
July 2, 2014 - 10:45pm
June 21, 2014
Killdeer ambulance sues documentarian
KILLDEER — The Killdeer Area Ambulance Service is bringing a documentarian to court in an effort to prevent him from using footage a cameraman got during a call to a rig accident. Todd Melby, a reporter for the “Black Gold Boom” documentary and website that portrays how oil...
June 21, 2014 - 6:50pm
June 7, 2014
Wisconsin strikes down same-sex marriage ban
MILWAUKEE — A federal judge deemed Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional on Friday, prompting more than 120 gay couples to rush to county offices to wed and obtain marriage licenses as word of the ruling spread. The ruling came the same day that seven same-sex...
June 7, 2014 - 11:50pm
April 19, 2014
Grand Forks sheriff, office staff face lawsuits
GRAND FORKS — The Grand Forks County Sheriff Bob Rost and other county employees face two lawsuitss filed by a 53-year-old Fargo man. The suits stem from a 2008 criminal case involving Randy Holkesvig, who pleaded guilty to stalking two women and was given a deferred sentence....
April 19, 2014 - 10:41pm
March 14, 2014
ND abortion clinic drops suit challenging law after reaching deal with state
FARGO — A lawsuit challenging a law requiring doctors who perform abortions in North Dakota to have admitting privileges at a local hospital has been dismissed. The Red River Women’s Clinic in Fargo, the state’s only abortion clinic, filed a lawsuit challenging the 2013...
March 14, 2014 - 10:48am