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ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Police: Shots fired at law officers as protest site turns tense
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
UND hopes to reach the top of the Big Sky this season
UND women's basketball team plans to push pace
DSU men's basketball downed by Minot State in home opener
Arrieta, Cubs even World Series with Game 2 win
Grizzlies slip by Timberwolves in season opener
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
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
December 30, 2015
McKenzie County woman charged in crash
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- A woman from Arizona is facing charges for a crash that killed one man and injured another in McKenzie County early this month. Lacey Eckert, 26, of Phoenix, is accused of negligent homicide and two counts of reckless driving, according to court records filed...
December 30, 2015 - 11:12pm
March 18, 2015
Tax exemptions considered for agritourism
MCKENZIE, N.D. - Once a farm house, the Grand Lodge on the Black Leg Ranch near McKenzie has been renovated and boasts such amenities as refurbished pine board walls and floors, four private rooms and bathrooms, a bar, commercial kitchen, a meeting area and a large deck. Though...
March 18, 2015 - 8:00pm
November 5, 2014
2 sheriffs in western ND keep their seats some unseated: Morton, Billings elect new leaders
In a night of ups and downs, two sheriffs in western North Dakota kept their seats, two were overthrown by newcomers and a retired sheriff left on seat up for grabs. Here are the results for western North Dakota county sheriffs. Rummel takes Billings County sheriff seat Billings...
November 5, 2014 - 1:26am
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
August 4, 2010 - 11:30pm