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In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
September 1, 2016
Tribal consent at heart of court arguments over N.D. pipeline
BISMARCK — A federal judge will issue what could be a precedent-setting decision after hearing arguments Thursday on whether a Texas company...
September 1, 2016 - 9:57pm
July 16, 2016
Transfer land only a fraction of what tribes have lost
BISMARCK—Three Affiliated Tribes chairman Mark Fox says the acreage on Lake Sakakawea that is to be transferred back to his people represents...
July 16, 2016 - 10:49pm
June 23, 2016
Tribe to maintain public access to Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK -- Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Mark Fox says the public can be assured that current uses will be maintained when 30,000 acres of excess lands taken for construction of Garrison Dam is restored in trust to the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. The transfer of lands higher...
June 23, 2016 - 5:46pm
June 22, 2016
Dalrymple wants details on pending tribal land transfer along Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK -- A pending transfer of 30,000 excess acres of federal land along Lake Sakakawea to the Three Affiliated Tribes is set to happen this...
June 22, 2016 - 8:55pm
December 30, 2015
Tribe to make statement on oil tax compact Thursday
BISMARCK -- Three Affiliated Tribes chairman Mark Fox says he’ll make a statement Thursday on how the reservation will proceed with an oil tax compact between North Dakota and the tribes that evenly splits tax revenue from wells on the reservation. The compact needs updating because...
December 30, 2015 - 10:55pm
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
April 24, 2015
House adds its OK to oil tax changes
BISMARCK – A bill to reform North Dakota’s oil taxes is on its way to the governor’s desk, but questions remain about the implications...
April 24, 2015 - 7:54pm
April 21, 2015
House approves new oil tax formula; debate centered on short-term stability vs. long-term loss
Updated Monday, 8:40 p.m. BISMARCK – House lawmakers voted 57-32 Monday to eliminate price-based oil tax breaks and set a lower tax on...
April 21, 2015 - 8:06am
December 4, 2014
Three Affiliated Tribes welcome new chairman
NEW TOWN — Loud thumping drums, plush red roses and roasted prime rib were the sights and sounds of the people’s party to celebrate the inauguration of Three Affiliated Tribes chairman Mark Fox. Thursday night’s event at the 4 Bears Casino events center was planned for 700...
December 4, 2014 - 11:06pm
November 5, 2014
Fox wins tribal chairman race
Mark Fox, of Parshall, was elected Tuesday to lead the Three Affiliated Tribes for the next four years. Fox, 52, a former councilman and currently the tribes’ tax director, beat out Damon Williams in a race settled by just over 2,300 tribal members. Williams, 45, also of Parshall,...
November 5, 2014 - 1:35am
November 3, 2014
Can MHA tribal chair candidates slow an oil boom?
NEW TOWN -- A change in leadership at an American Indian reservation in North Dakota wouldn't normally get a whole lot of attention. But come...
November 3, 2014 - 10:42am
October 28, 2014
Williams, Fox vie for Three Affiliated Tribes chair
NEW TOWN — Seldom have the Three Affiliated Tribes had so much at stake. Tribal members will go to the polls Nov. 4 to elect a new chairman, who will lead during the most affluent period in the tribe’s history. Oil and gas development on the Fort Berthold Reservation will generate...
October 28, 2014 - 10:17pm
August 25, 2014
Candidates named for Three Affiliated Tribes elections
NEW TOWN -- The Three Affiliated Tribes Election Board has certified the candidates eligible to run for the Tribal Business Council. Current Chairman Tex Hall is running for re-election, and faces challengers Damon Williams, Lewis Kenneth Hall, Mark Fox and Randy Phelan. For...
August 25, 2014 - 4:02pm
May 29, 2014
Tribes want seat on State Water Commission, access to water project grants
BISMARCK – Native American leaders appealed to North Dakota lawmakers Thursday for a seat on the State Water Commission and access to its water project grants to address the lack of quality drinking water on reservations. Mark Fox, director of water development for the Three...
May 29, 2014 - 5:53pm