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Leier: Completed or continuing research in ND
12 missing N.D. Game and Fish guns to remain as open but inactive investigative files
Dakota Recreation Report
Decision time after transgender athlete forum: Minnesota State High School League set to vote on participation
Norway’s ambassador to the United States visiting University of North Dakota
Nation & World
Dunn County commissioners wary on how pipeline will affect landowner rights
Republicans push for Keystone XL: GOP leaders say pipeline is a top energy priority
Flared up: Federal oversight impedes on ND’s anti-flaring push
Enbridge delays proposed Sandpiper: Company blames Minnesota regulators for longer process
$5M in federal funds will support training for crude-by-rail safety, incident response
Our View: Dickinson residents should support school bond issue
Letter: Middle school bond issue deserves ‘Yes’ vote
Letter: Measure 5 doesn’t make good sense to North Dakota
Letter: Voting ‘Yes’ on Measure 7 is a logical choice
Frazier: Measure 5 not what state needs
Sweet treats, unique gifts: Dickinson business markets worldwide through Internet
Experience Works helps older workers secure employment
TR Scholars kick off year with cooking school
St. Benedict's Health Center gears up for Autumnfest
Lang and Rasmussen
Wendell H. "Woody" Woodworth
Charlene M. Nielsen
Donald A. Massie
Darrell R. Potter
Take a look downtown to find a book: Many people don’t know the city has had a bookstore for years, staff says
Journeying the Narrow Path
Patrick Hope: Finish the job, James … if you can
Scroodles: Like ‘low-calorie’ energy
Paying their dues: Bulldogs surpass win total from previous 3 years to stay in playoff hunt
DHS savors chance on state course
Bumgarner deals as Giants blank Pirates
UND shows off new dressing rooms
Vikings’ rookies stepping up and leading on offense, defense
September 1, 2014
McKenzie ranch expands into agritourism
MCKENZIE — Jerry Doan always figured his oldest son would return to the family farm and make agriculture his lifelong career. But the elder Doan was a bit surprised when his three other children said they wanted to come back, too. "I told them, ‘There’s not income to...
news / north dakota
September 1, 2014 - 10:00pm
June 18, 2014
Parts of North Dakota under flash flood warning, tornado watch
Most of North Dakota is either in a flash flood warning or tornado watch. The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a tornado watch for southwest and southcentral North Dakota, including Adams, Burleigh, Grant, Hettinger, Morton, Oliver, Sioux and Stark counties. Severe...
news / local
June 18, 2014 - 3:23pm
May 14, 2014
Utilities clash over service to major Menards facility planned near Bismarck
BISMARCK — Plans remain on track to build a major manufacturing and distribution center near Bismarck to serve Menards stores in the region, despite a protest over who should supply electricity to the site, an economic development official said this week. Midwest Manufacturing,...
news / north dakota
May 14, 2014 - 5:50pm
July 13, 2013
WATFORD CITY -- During another busy day in the Bakken on Thursday morning, Luke Taylor is on the phone at his desk. Taylor is talking to someone...
Bakken / Energy / north dakota / oil / water
July 13, 2013 - 12:00am
October 7, 2012
Battle for building roads in the Badlands intensifies
FARGO -- A legal battle is intensifying to decide if roads can be built in areas of the Little Missouri National Grasslands now managed as roadless and eligible to be protected as wilderness. The dispute started this summer when four North Dakota counties sued the federal government,...
news / north dakota / oil
October 7, 2012 - 12:00am
September 9, 2012
4 counties - Billings, Golden Valley, McKenzie and Slope - seek to build roads in western ND grasslands
FARGO -- Four counties within the Little Missouri National Grassland have gone to court seeking authority to build roads in areas now managed as roadless and eligible for wilderness. The lawsuit, filed July 30 in U.S. District Court in Bismarck, would imperil a proposal to designate...
news / oil
September 9, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
Fair time arrives for Hettinger, Bowman, McKenzie counties
Travel north or south of Dickinson this weekend and you'll head to a fair. Bowman, Hettinger and McKenzie counties hold their fairs beginning today and Thursday and going through Saturday or Sunday, depending on the fair. The big draws at the McKenzie County Fair in Watford City...
news / rodeo
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
Water project to provide high-quality water to NW ND
CROSBY -- A $110 million pipeline project will bring high-quality drinking water to areas of northwest North Dakota that desperately need it, officials said Tuesday. Some independent water providers say this state-backed project will compete with private sales of water to the oil...
news / water
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
Southwest ND cities, businesses fail to meet water standards
Cities and businesses in five southwestern North Dakota counties accumulated more than 20 violations for not meeting drinking water standards. The water is safe but they failed to report results in time. Billings, Dunn, Hettinger, McKenzie and Slope counties were cited at least once...
news / water
July 16, 2011 - 12:00am
June 18, 2011
5 area counties place in top 10
Slope, McKenzie, Dunn, Stark and Billings counties rank among the top 10 counties in North Dakota in 2010 with the highest average annual wage, according to recently released statistics from Job Service North Dakota. Experts say well paying jobs in the energy industry and competition...
Energy / news / oil
June 18, 2011 - 12:00am
September 10, 2010
Pipeline construction could save roads, ease heavy traffic
KILLDEER -- Area residents could begin to see less truck traffic after the state's Public Service Commission held a formal hearing at City Hall...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
About $64M in oil, gas leases
MEDORA -- Phones rang, hands feverishly flew in the air and bids climbed higher and higher as oil and gas lease totals amassed about $64 million during a North Dakota State Land Department oil and gas lease auction at the Rough Riders Hotel Conference Center Tuesday. With about 42,000...
Energy / local / news / oil
August 4, 2010 - 11:30pm
August 15, 2009
Youth Bureau adds county
The Sunrise Youth Bureau in Dickinson has extended its reach of youth services in the region to McKenzie County, a move which could save money. The...
local / news
August 15, 2009 - 12:00am