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Press Pass, Saturday, August 27
FDA wants donated blood tested for Zika virus
Trump's candidacy taking a toll on political ad spending
Benefit being held for Dunn Center teen after reconstructive surgery
N.D. leaders shift toward willingness to spend Legacy Fund earnings for 2017-19 budget
crime and courts
nation and world
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Gas suppliers Praxair, Linde hold merger talks
Medora Musical ticket sales cross 100,000
Drug prices keep rising with no end in sight
The corny truth about high fructose corn syrup
Benson: Coyotes and prairie dogs on the Great Plains
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Midgets’ offense overwhelms Fargo North in opener
High school football roundup: Wegh collects five touchdowns in Wildfire victory
Late score, second-half defense carries Raiders over Night Hawks
Smoak, Martin bash Blue Jays past Twins
ESPN analyst Brown thinks FCS is the right level for the Bison
Heitkamp: How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong farm bill
Brock: Small town tragedies
Murdock: Never Trump seeds would bear socialist fruit
Letter: We don’t need annual legislative session, we need term limits
Letter: Respect for community and property needed
good bad and ugly
Jeffrey Gordon Ridl
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 30, 2016
Letter: Native Americans will not let water be destroyed by Dakota Access Pipeline
The Dakota Access Pipeline is another event in the act of oppressing tribal communities. This pipeline crosses two reservoirs that sustain two tribal nations. When it breaks, all of our water will be contaminated. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has disregarded the pleas of thousands...
July 30, 2016 - 9:00pm
July 27, 2016
Lightning strikes cause spills at N.D. well sites
MANDAREE – A lightning strike is blamed for a fire at a saltwater disposal well that caused 2,200 barrels, or 92,400 gallons, of produced water to spill last weekend in McKenzie County, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division said Wednesday. Bosque Disposal Systems reported the incident...
July 27, 2016 - 10:37pm
July 20, 2016
Letter: Some North Dakotans welcome EPA rule state officials are fighting
The lawsuit filed on Monday by North Dakota elected officials attempting to prevent the implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule aimed at curbing methane emissions from oil and gas operations is another example of how out of touch elected officials in Bismarck...
July 20, 2016 - 5:55pm
July 19, 2016
Pipeline company puts $1 million for Head Start building on reservation
MANDAREE — A fundraising campaign launched by an oilfield company will enable a Head Start program on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation...
July 19, 2016 - 10:03pm
June 28, 2016
Man dies in McKenzie County rollover
MANDAREE, N.D. – A 41-year-old man died in a one-vehicle rollover Tuesday after he lost control of the vehicle about 8 miles northwest of Mandaree, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. The man was driving a 2003 Dodge Ram east on Highway 73 in McKenzie County when he crossed the...
June 28, 2016 - 10:40am
April 29, 2016
Heroic rescue honored as families share story of Skunk Bay drowning and life-saving moments
MANNING—Tears, smiles, hugs and handshakes were in abundance on Thursday evening at the Dunn County Courthouse. "I think anyone that didn't...
April 29, 2016 - 10:54pm
February 20, 2016
Dickinson man dies after falling through ice on Lake Sakakawea
MANDAREE -- One Dickinson man is dead after a four-wheeler he was riding with another Dickinson man fell through the ice on Skunk Creek Bay off of Lake Sakakawea on the Fort Berthold Reservation on Saturday morning. Chief Dep. Matthew Hegstad of the Dunn County Sheriff’s Department...
February 20, 2016 - 6:33pm
December 1, 2015
Update: Man killed in 3-vehicle crash at intersection of Highways 22 and 73
MANDAREE -- A man was killed Tuesday morning after a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highways 22 and 73 about 4 miles north of Mandaree. The names of the victim and his passenger, who was injured, will be released after his family is notified, according to a North Dakota...
December 1, 2015 - 2:18pm
September 28, 2015
Search for Clarke's body continues in Badlands
MANDAREE — A woman who says she has led more than 100 searches for the body of an oil patch worker bludgeoned to death said she won’t give up looking now that the man who hired the killing has confessed to the crime. James Henrikson, 36, a Bakken boom opportunist, pleaded guilty...
News/crime and courts
September 28, 2015 - 10:01pm
August 5, 2015
Dunn County church added to National Register of Historic Places
BISMARCK — A Dunn County church has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Independence Congregational Church near Mandaree was an important gathering place in Independence on the Fort Berthold Reservation prior to construction of the Garrison Dam. It is important...
August 5, 2015 - 5:13pm
July 30, 2015
Land Board awards more than $16M to Oil Patch schools, airports
BISMARCK -- The state Land Board on Thursday awarded $15 million in Energy Impact Grant funding to K-12 public schools and $1.3 million to airports in North Dakota’s Oil Patch. Dickinson Public Schools will receive $1.29 million and Killdeer Public Schools were awarded $830,999....
July 30, 2015 - 11:36am
May 18, 2015
EPA involved in 2014 pipeline leak investigation
MANDAREE – The Environmental Protection Agency is investigating whether Crestwood Midstream violated the Clean Water Act last year when a pipeline...
May 18, 2015 - 3:06pm
Hearing to decide what to do with $380 million 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...
News/crime and courts
May 18, 2015 - 11:19am
May 8, 2015
Produced water pipeline spill reported near Mandaree
MANDAREE — A pipeline spill has caused about 220,000 gallons of produced water to leak in a field near Mandaree on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, tribal authorities said Friday. Environmental and natural resource agencies from the Three Affiliated Tribes learned of the pipeline...
May 8, 2015 - 11:07pm
Tribal members decry sewage dumping; disposal company calls it a misunderstanding
Members of the Three Affiliated Tribes are upset about sewage that was applied to land in a recreation area, but the owner of the company involved says it's not a case of illegal dumping.
May 8, 2015 - 7:08pm