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Oilfield spill contaminates creek in southwestern N.D.
Trump plans to clear Keystone, Dakota Access pipelines
'La La Land' leads diverse Oscar nominations lineup
Police say drunk man pushed toddler home from Grand Forks Wal-Mart in shopping cart
Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
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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
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'
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Dickinson State softball picked 1st, baseball 4th in NSAA poll
Blyleven says Twins' improvement has to start with pitching
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
Jacobs: ND higher ed in the crosshairs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
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 21, 2013
Better know your leaders: Dickinson Mayor Dennis Johnson
Name: Dennis W. Johnson Hometown: Tioga Position with the city: Mayor For how long: 13 years 4 months When did you move to Dickinson? April 1974 What are some of the changes you've witnessed since being elected? The '80s and the '90s were, economically, a difficult time for...
October 21, 2013 - 5:24pm
July 24, 2013
Fargo mayor distances himself from Bloomberg's gun control group
FARGO -- A pro-gun control group of mayors started by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has scheduled an event in Fargo on Monday, but Bloomberg himself is not expected to attend. Neither is Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker, who said he's gotten nothing but flak from the tri-state...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Myran sworn in as Taylor's mayor
TAYLOR -- Russ Myran was officially sworn-in Tuesday as Taylor's new mayor for a four-year term, after being elected through write-in votes this month. Myran, along with the two newly-elected councilmen, Ronald Luff and Aaron Gjermundson, were all sworn-in at the organizational meeting...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Who will be Taylor's next mayor? Write-in candidate unsure if he will accept position
Russ Myran, a two-term Taylor city councilman, received the most write-in votes in last week's mayoral election, but he doesn't know if he will accept the position. "I'm a little surprised that I haven't gotten a call from someone to see if I would accept," he said. "I didn't file...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
Ellison grabs four more years as Medora mayor
The mayor of Medora will keep his position for another four years. Mayor Doug Ellison defeated former Mayor Mark "Olie" Golberg 33-16 votes. One vote was scattered. Ellison grabbed the seat in 2008 as a write-in winner. "I was kind of surprised and appreciative," Ellison said,...
June 13, 2012 - 12:40am
2 candidates seek to become Medora mayor
Medora's former mayor, Olie Golberg, is challenging Mayor Doug Ellison for the seat come Election Day. Golberg, 55, was mayor from 1996 to...
May 13, 2012 - 12:00am
September 11, 2011
Thiel to resign after amendment proposed
Dickinson Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Terri Thiel has announced she is resigning since Dickinson City commissioners are...
September 11, 2011 - 12:00am
July 5, 2011
Many in Mott frustrated by lack of cell service as network switch continues
Mott residents are becoming increasingly frustrated with what they are calling AT&T's empty promises of better cellphone service in the area. Though AT&T bought an estimated $150,000 tower that was built in 2009 by Alltel, it stands unpowered on the edge of town, said Alex Carey...
July 5, 2011 - 12:00am
October 16, 2010
Businesses worry city taking on too much with annexation
Dickinson is trying to absorb one of the largest land areas to date, but the move is not sitting well with several business owners. A public...
October 16, 2010 - 12:00am
Former Medora auditor under investigation
A former Medora city auditor allegedly paid herself about $10,000 out of city funds over a few years and officials are waiting to see whether or not the Billings County state's attorney will file charges. "We're just frustrated not knowing what's going on," said Mike Oehler, City...
December 16, 2009 - 12:00am
May 6, 2009
Property values on the way up
Property values, and by association, anger over property taxes took center stage during an annual meeting held Tuesday at Dickinson City Hall. Dickinson Board of Equalization members unanimously approved increases in property values ranging from 3 to 22 percent. "Every property...
May 6, 2009 - 12:00am
March 12, 2009
Delinquent taxpayer confronts mayor on TV
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The mayor of Philadelphia drew some special attention when he named three lawyers he said owed more than $350,000 combined in back taxes, interest and penalties. Mayor Michael Nutter held a news conference Wednesday on the sidewalk in front of the lawyers' offices,...
March 12, 2009 - 7:33am
February 7, 2009
Be like Mike and defend free expression
An open letter to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Dear Mayor Bloomberg, Last week, in the presence of Dutch dignitaries visiting New York City to mark the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's remarkable first voyage on behalf of the Dutch East India Co. to "Nieu Amsterdam"...
February 7, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Ex-Detroit Mayor released after 99-day jail stay
Kwame Kilpatrick regained his freedom early Tuesday morning, emerging from jail after a 99-day sentence and stepping back onto the streets of...
February 3, 2009 - 4:00am
June 13, 2008
Friez has choice of being mayor or council member
DICKINSON - Hettinger's Gary Friez has a decision to make. Friez can either take the town's mayoral position for the next four years, or become a city council member for two. Having no candidates on the ballot for mayor, Hettinger citizens were forced to write someone in on Tuesday....
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am