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Driver arrested after 140 mph chase has lengthy criminal history
Trump invites Netanyahu to Washington for visit
From bucks to Bullwinkle, animals are hungry this winter
Glen Ullin mulls gas tax
Minot neurosurgeon's child pornography trial scheduled for Feb. 7
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nation and world
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'
Forsberg’s goals cap Nashville’s comeback at Wild
Towns lifts Wolves past Nuggets
Brady, Pats rout Steelers for another AFC title
Falcons flatten Packers to reach Super Bowl
Royals pitcher Ventura killed in car crash
McFeely: It’s the media’s duty to shine light on hatred
Veeder: Hot dish and ice slabs key to staying warm in January
Swift: Lessons learned from watching parents age
Port: Meet Burgum the Politician
Fielding Questions: Ice cream bucket propagation for African violets
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 14, 2016
Dickinson woman injured in crash in Mercer County
STANTON—A Dickinson woman was injured after she failed to stop at a stop sign in rural Mercer County on Thursday night, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Jessica Anderson, 34, was driving a 2009 Toyota Venza northbound on Highway 31 when she failed to stop at the...
October 14, 2016 - 1:55pm
June 9, 2016
North Dakota wages down for first time in a decade
BISMARCK -- The average annual wage in North Dakota fell for the first time in a decade and the total annual wage fell for the first time since, at least, 1990. Largely due to the drop in average wages in North Dakota’s oil counties, the total annual wage decreased 2 percent statewide...
June 9, 2016 - 7:28pm
April 25, 2016
Power of old bones stops $10 million job
STANTON, N.D. — The power of old bones spoke earlier this month, when a $10 million construction project came to a five-day halt so the bones...
April 25, 2016 - 11:26am
April 5, 2016
Firefighters put out 400-acre blaze north of Beulah
BEULAH -- Stoked by 25- to 30-mph winds, a 400-acre grass fire was put out by firefighers of five fire departments who battled the blaze north of Beulah on Sunday. Beulah Fire Chief Eli Schumann said the hot spots from the weekend fire were all out Monday morning. No one was injured,...
April 5, 2016 - 5:53pm
March 7, 2016
Hazen resident dies in motorcycle accident
HAZEN -- A Hazen man died Sunday afternoon in a motorcycle accident on the city’s Main Street. Michael Brunner, 48, was driving a 2004 Kawasaki motorcycle west when he struck an eastbound 2010 Chevrolet Camaro that was slowly turning left. Shabazz Williams of Burlington, Iowa, was...
March 7, 2016 - 4:56pm
January 29, 2016
Rental housing sought for Hazen's worker influx
Though housing is more accessible now than during the peak of the oil boom, an influx of short-term workers could find some difficulty when looking for lodging. An initiative maintained by the Hazen Chamber of Commerce is seeking vacancy information from area landlords to create a...
January 29, 2016 - 7:09pm
January 4, 2016
Businesses offer housing opportunities near Beulah in battle with man camp
HALLIDAY, N.D. -- The owner of a mobile home park in Halliday says Mercer County should take existing investments into account before approving...
January 4, 2016 - 8:44pm
November 21, 2015
Zap fixes up roads in hopes of cashing in on Bakken growth
ZAP — In a time when infrastructure needs are widespread in North Dakota and funding is limited, some small towns are making tough decisions to invest in their future. The town of Zap has about 250 residents, and, when it came time to repave the roads or risk disappearing into...
November 21, 2015 - 9:14pm
May 18, 2015
Final man in Golden Valley shooting pleads guilty
STANTON -- The last of three men accused of being involved in a shooting at a Golden Valley home has pleaded guilty. Brett Knudson, 20, changed his plea on Jan. 28 to attempted murder, a Class A felony, and burglary, a Class B felony. A Class A felony robbery charge was dismissed....
May 18, 2015 - 3:02pm
May 4, 2015
23-year-old Zap man accused of sex assault on teens
STANTON, N.D. -- A Zap man is facing the possibility of life in prison after charges were filed in South Central District Court on Friday alleging that he sexually assaulted two teenage girls. Michael Shane Kost, 23, has been charged with gross sexual imposition and sexual assault...
News/crime and courts
May 4, 2015 - 10:25pm
March 9, 2015
Fate of stabbed Zap man uncertain as he lies in coma
ZAP, N.D. -- The status of a Zap man placed in a drug-induced coma after being stabbed Thursday afternoon was unclear on Monday. Another Zap man, Tyson Bray Gappert, is being held on a $15,000 cash-only bond at the Mercer County Sheriff's Office after being charged Friday with...
News/crime and courts
March 9, 2015 - 9:55pm
February 6, 2015
Zap man charged with vehicular homicide
ZAP — Police say a Zap man was intoxicated with alcohol and amphetamines when a vehicle he was driving crossed a median and crashed into another vehicle, killing the other driver, in September 2013. Rocky Lynn Stein, 26, was charged with criminal vehicular homicide this week and...
News/crime and courts
February 6, 2015 - 11:00pm
December 17, 2014
N.D. regulators approve $240M wind farm
BISMARCK – State utility regulators approved a permit for a $240 million wind farm in western North Dakota on Wednesday. The state Public Service Commission voted unanimously to grant a permit for Antelope Hills Wind Project LLC of Santa Barbara, Calif., to erect up to 86 wind...
December 17, 2014 - 6:37pm
December 16, 2014
SWA to host open house on North Dunn project
KILLDEER — The Southwest Water Authority will hold an open house Thursday in Killdeer to discuss its pipeline project for the North Dunn Service Area. The meeting, which is set for 1-4 p.m. at Killdeer City Hall, with focus on delivering water to north Dunn County and western Mercer...
December 16, 2014 - 11:22pm
November 5, 2014
Official newspaper race is state’s closest: Beulah Beacon heads Hazen Star with 7 votes
STANTON — The closest race in Tuesday’s North Dakota general election wasn’t between candidates or on a constitutional measure. It was the bid for Mercer County’s Official Newspaper. “I don’t think we ever had a recount for newspapers,” Secretary of State Al Jaeger...
November 5, 2014 - 10:00pm