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Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
City commission denies tax abatement claims from major Dickinson property owners
Racy skits involving female co-stars were typical for Franken's USO tours
Foxtail Wind: ND Public Service Commision hears testimony on Dickey County project
Hunters are livid over Trump's elephant trophy decision
crime and courts
nation and world
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
North Dakota has potential to tap federal drone integration program
American Crystal piles record-high tons
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
Sending warm thoughts to veterans; women make patriotic quilts
'A Magical Medora Christmas' on the road: show includes stops at Dickinson and Medora
Celebrate 'Roaring Twenties' at Yuletyme
Let the countdown begin: Advent calendars symbolize time of anticipation
4 family-friendly games to spice up any Turkey Day gathering
Devils score goal in overtime to nip Wild
NDHSCA 9-man football All-State team
NDHSCA Class A Volleyball All-State team
Strength in numbers
NDHSCA Class B Volleyball All-State team
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Commentary: Sophia Wilansky got hurt because the #NoDAPL movement used violence as a tactic
COMMENTARY: Don't let #MeToo turn into a witch hunt
Richard "Dick" Zalesky
Shelly Irene (Mack) Cardona
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
The "Best of the Western Edge" Contest
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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
June 24, 2016
Autopsy shows oil worker fell to his death after explosion
WATFORD CITY - An autopsy shows that an oilfield worker who died Saturday was killed as the result of a fall, the second time a worker for the...
June 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
June 23, 2016
Woman found by RV park died of ‘combined drug poisoning’
WATFORD CITY — McKenzie County officials have released the name of a woman whose body was found several months ago outside of an RV park. Aimee Szabo, 36, died of “combined drug poisoning” from prescription drugs and alcohol, according to autopsy reports. Hypothermia was a contributing...
June 23, 2016 - 5:59pm
June 22, 2016
Western ND deputy cleared of hitting motorcyclist during high-speed chase
WATFORD CITY -- A McKenzie County deputy who was standing trial this week for reckless endangerment in relation to a police pursuit last year...
June 22, 2016 - 9:26pm
Tornado touches down near Mott; wind damages Hettinger County farms
MOTT — Gayle Olson held onto his family while they listened to the indescribable sounds of a tornado tearing their home apart. Those three...
June 22, 2016 - 8:35pm
June 21, 2016
Deputy charged with hitting fleeing motorcyclist goes on trial
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- Trial is underway for a McKenzie County deputy accused of hitting a fleeing motorcyclist with his patrol car last year. A 12-person jury, selected Tuesday morning, heard opening arguments from attorneys and testimony from officers involved in a police pursuit...
June 21, 2016 - 9:45pm
June 20, 2016
Update: Oil worker from Wyoming killed in McKenzie County workover rig fire, 3 others injured
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – One worker has died and three were injured in a fire at a McKenzie County oil well site over the weekend, the Occupational...
June 20, 2016 - 5:07pm
June 9, 2016
Man sentenced to 18 years for sex abuse
WATFORD CITY — A McKenzie County man will serve 18 years in prison for sexually abusing two underage girls over the span of nearly a decade. Lance Foreman, 60, was sentenced for two counts of continuous sexual abuse of a child, Class AA felonies that carry the potential of life...
June 9, 2016 - 10:57pm
May 11, 2016
Top oil county wants state inspectors on the home front
WATFORD CITY – Leaders in North Dakota’s top oil producing county pushed state health officials Wednesday to consider stationing inspectors in Watford City to more closely monitor the oil and gas industry.
May 11, 2016 - 5:42pm
May 2, 2016
ND confirms wolverine for first time since 1880s in McKenzie County
For the first time since the late 1800s, a wolverine has been confirmed in North Dakota. Stephanie Tucker, game management section leader and furbearer biologist for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department in Bismarck, said the animal was shot last week near Alexander, N.D., in...
May 2, 2016 - 1:07pm
April 26, 2016
Eliminating addresses for oil wells concerns McKenzie officials
WATFORD CITY – Officials in the state’s highest-producing oil county want to keep a requirement for operators of oil wells to seek legal street addresses for all well sites. One proposed change being considered to state oil and gas regulations would eliminate that requirement,...
April 26, 2016 - 10:10pm
April 19, 2016
Western N.D. law enforcement agencies using social media to inform public and apprehend fugitives
Social media isn’t only a way to share photos from a recent vacation or to say “Happy Birthday” to an acquaintance. For sheriff’s offices...
April 19, 2016 - 9:55pm
Residents turn to county in fight against radioactive waste
WATFORD CITY – Residents of a McKenzie County township urged county leaders Tuesday to help them in their fight against an oilfield waste landfill...
April 19, 2016 - 6:54pm
April 4, 2016
North Dakota's rig count falls to 29
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota’s drilling rig count fell to 29 over the weekend, the lowest since October 2005, said the Department of Mineral Resources. The number of rigs operating in North Dakota was back to 30 on Monday, but one was scheduled to “stack” or be idle after...
April 4, 2016 - 5:10pm
March 30, 2016
Judge rejects plea deal in vehicle crash that killed three
WATFORD CITY — A plea deal that included no jail time for a young woman who authorities say caused a crash that killed three men last summer was rejected by a McKenzie County judge during a sentencing hearing on Wednesday.
March 30, 2016 - 8:48pm