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Roughrider Commission says one last goodbye to old rodeo arena
2 men arrested for drug delivery near school
Dickinson police respond to Friday morning stabbing
Parts of southwest N.D. on cusp of grain harvest
Port: Democrats may introduce bill to raise oil tax during special session
crime and courts
nation and world
Oil producer Halcon Resources files for bankruptcy protection
Standing Rock tribe files lawsuit over Dakota Access Pipeline
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
Hess project to bring Bakken oil to Dakota Access
Whiting Petroleum quarterly loss increases on weak oil price
Dickinson native Jaeger receives entrepreneurship award
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Streb shares lead at PGA with Walker
Roughriders’ summer ends with loss to West Fargo
Mauer’s walk-off walk in 12th gives Twins victory
Class A Legion Baseball Notebook: Valley City finally gets the best of Wahpeton, wins 7-3
Sparano dives into low-down work of shaping up Vikings blockers
Brock: Birthday golf lesson
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
Jacobs: More delay in North Dakotan's confirmation
Wardner and Carlson: The truth about oil taxes, property taxes and spec
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
good bad and ugly
Monte J. Geerts
Eldon D. "Bus" Patterson
Elsie Louise Schuetzle Huether
Grant Gerhard Gullickson
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
January 13, 2016
Group out to stop gravel mining near Roosevelt’s ranch
MEDORA -- A conservation group is trying to stop gravel mining near what was Teddy Roosevelt’s ranch in the North Dakota Badlands Billings County is mining gravel on the former Eberts Ranch — now on the National Register of Historic Places — in a swap with Roger Lothspeich,...
January 13, 2016 - 6:03pm
December 28, 2015
Former police officer pleads guilty to child pornography
FARGO — A former North Dakota police officer pleaded guilty Monday to a child pornography charge in exchange for having five others dismissed. Mark David Wallevand, 43, Fargo, was charged in August with a felony count of promoting a sexual performance by a minor and five felony...
December 28, 2015 - 10:00pm
Author-historian says wrong William Evans has Medal of Honor recognition on his tombstone
MEDORA — Douglas Ellison, a Medora author, historian and the small town’s mayor, was doing research on the 1876 Medal of Honor ride of three...
December 28, 2015 - 9:45pm
‘A man who knew no fear’: William Evans and two fellow soldiers ride through ‘hostile’ territory to deliver message to Gen. Crook
In early 1876, the U.S. Army planned a huge multi-pronged campaign to force the non-reservation Sioux onto reservations. This has come to be known as the Great Sioux War. Gen. Alfred Terry led the Dakota Column (including Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and his Seventh Cavalry)...
December 28, 2015 - 9:41pm
December 21, 2015
Cowboy Hall of Fame social planned at Bismarck
Rodeo cowboys will share their short stories for the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame’s 20th anniversary social and silent auction Wednesday, Dec. 30, at the Bismarck Elks Lodge. Established in 1995, the Hall of Fame hosted a series of signature events this year to celebrate its...
December 21, 2015 - 4:40pm
November 28, 2015
Townspeople of Rattler Canyon rally to save Christmas
What would you do if Christmas was banned? The folks in Rattler Canyon face this decree in the western comedy melodrama, “When Christmas Left...
November 28, 2015 - 8:03pm
November 25, 2015
Reclamation for waste pit that was eroding into Little Missouri River near complete
MEDORA -- An old oilfield waste pit that was eroding into the Little Missouri River is expected to be completely cleaned up and fortified soon,...
November 25, 2015 - 6:06pm
November 16, 2015
Zaleski: Western North Dakota Badlands beautiful in November
MEDORA — November flattens the hues of the North Dakota Badlands. Dry breezes and early season frosts bleach the color out of summer’s grasses,...
November 16, 2015 - 6:23pm
Saltwater release reported at Billings County tank battery
BISMARCK -- About 250 barrels of saltwater were released, contained and recovered at a central tank battery about 13 miles north of Medora in Billings County, a North Dakota Oil and Gas Division release stated. White Rock Oil & Gas, LLC reported Friday that the saltwater leaked...
November 16, 2015 - 12:13pm
November 7, 2015
Elkhorn Ranch gravel pit nears development as longstanding disputes continue
MEDORA— After more than seven years of discussion, a proposed 25-acre gravel mine located near the historic Elkhorn Ranch about 25 miles north of Medora may be just weeks away from development as it continues to stir strong emotional responses from individuals and organizations...
November 7, 2015 - 11:10pm
October 27, 2015
USA Today selects 50 most picturesque town: Stillwater, Rapid City and Medora picked
STILLWATER, Minn. -- The experts at USA Today Travel have figured out what Minnesotans have known for years: Stillwater is one of the most picturesque small towns in the country. A shot of Stillwater’s Main Street accompanies the article at usat.ly/1O6diWN. As for South...
News/Nation and World
October 27, 2015 - 11:02pm
October 23, 2015
Goldenwest Electric Cooperative to receive $10M USDA loan
An electric cooperative that services Billings, Golden Valley and Slope counties has received a $10 million guaranteed loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to build and improve 62 miles of line and includes $270,000 for smart grid projects. North Dakota’s Congressional...
October 23, 2015 - 9:53am
October 16, 2015
‘Priority one’: Abandoned oil waste pit eroding into Little Missouri River south of Medora
BISMARCK – An abandoned pit that was used to store oil drilling mud and fluids nearly 50 years ago is eroding into the Little Missouri River...
October 16, 2015 - 3:29pm
October 15, 2015
Theodore Roosevelt’s great-grandson, Tweed, makes impromptu appearance at Richardton-Taylor High School
RICHARDTON -- Tweed Roosevelt, the great-grandson of Theodore Roosevelt, originally planned to spend his morning travelling to some open property,...
October 15, 2015 - 8:46pm
September 29, 2015
Group files complaint against U.S. Forest Service over gravel pit near Elkhorn Ranch
An environmentalist citizen’s group has filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service in connection to a proposed gravel mine near...
September 29, 2015 - 8:23pm