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Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
Ban on North Dakota Sunday morning sales could be lifted
Trump White House vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands
Debate begins on ND bill to exempt higher ed applicants from open records law
ND legislators going round and round on daylight saving time, time zone discussions
crime and courts
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'
The mortar that binds: Jung’s defense, rebounding vital to Midgets’ success
Dickinson State softball picked 1st, baseball 4th in NSAA poll
Blyleven says Twins' improvement has to start with pitching
UND gets commitment from right-handed defenseman
SCHLOSSMAN: Road trip may be what UND needs
McFeely: N.D. lifetime fishing license 'more complicated than it seems'
Port: ND Democrats have some good ideas on transparency and accountability laws
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
Laurence "Bud" Lewison
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
Minot Air Force Base
May 19, 2016
B-52 out of Minot Air Force Base crashes in Guam, crew of seven safe
A B-52H Stratofortress bomber aircraft that deployed from the Minot Air Force Base crashed on Wednesday at a U.S. Air Force base in Guam, but...
News/Nation and World
May 19, 2016 - 9:41am
February 9, 2016
Child porn arrest made at Minot AFB
MINOT -– Minot police arrested a man Tuesday at the Minot Air Force Base in connection with several child pornography charges. Jessi L. Sweig, 21, Minot, is charged in North Central Judicial District Court with promoting an obscene sexual performance by a minor, a Class A felony,...
February 9, 2016 - 8:58pm
August 7, 2015
Brock: Trip to Air Force base a tour down memory lane
MINOT -- I serve as a director on the North Dakota Newspaper Association Board. On Friday, our group toured Minot Air Force Base, the U.S. Air...
August 7, 2015 - 11:30pm
March 23, 2015
Minot air base members on ISIS ‘hit list'
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. - Six military members from Minot Air Force Base are among 100 U.S. airmen, sailors, soldiers and Marines whose personal information and photos were posted on a purported Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) "hit list," although an Air Force press officer...
March 23, 2015 - 10:12pm
March 19, 2015
Heitkamp announces federal worker pay hikes in western ND
MINOT — U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., announced Thursday that the federal government has approved a 34 percent pay increase for 160 civilian federal employees at Minot Air Force Base and across western North Dakota. Heitkamp has led efforts to get federal employees the increase...
March 19, 2015 - 4:25pm
March 6, 2015
Minot bomb wing wins top U.S. honor
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE — Another wing at Minot Air Force Base has been named the “best of the best.” Col. Jason Armagost, commander of the 5th Bomb Wing, told a committee of the Minot Area Chamber of Commerce meeting at the base Thursday that the bomb wing has won U.S. Strategic...
March 6, 2015 - 12:50am
February 12, 2015
U.S. nuclear force seeing improvement
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE — Renewed focus on the U.S. nuclear force after several scandals last year is improving conditions for airmen, but more work must be done, Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work said on Wednesday after an icy tour of the only U.S. missile and bomber base. Work...
February 12, 2015 - 10:29pm
February 6, 2015
Air base captain sentenced for sex trafficking charges
MINOT — A Minot Air Force Base missileer who was the leader of a violent street gang that arranged for the exchange of money for sex with underage girls, distributed drugs and gave alcohol to teenagers has been sentenced to 25 years in prison and dismissed from the military in his...
News/crime and courts
February 6, 2015 - 12:12am
December 23, 2014
Communication critical on Air Force training complex, Heitkamp says
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is pressing the U.S. Air Force to improve its expansion plan for the Powder River Training Complex to better address the concerns of aviators, businesses and airport administrators in southwest North Dakota, she said in a release. Heitkamp’s communication...
December 23, 2014 - 5:42pm
December 13, 2014
Local aviators, airport managers strongly oppose new Air Force training space
BAKER, Mont. — Russell Burdick had been interested in aeronautics for years, but it wasn’t until he was in his 70s, after his wife had passed...
December 13, 2014 - 8:09pm
December 1, 2014
Air Force approves training zone over southwest North Dakota
The southwest corner of North Dakota may soon be booming, but it won't be because of oil drilling. Last Friday, the United States Air Force...
December 1, 2014 - 4:04pm
October 15, 2014
Heitkamp: Supporting our patriots in the federal workforce
North Dakota has about 27,000 open jobs. It’s a fact that reinforces the drastic rewards of growth in our state. But it also shows that some sectors are struggling to fill open positions and retain workers. The lure of more lucrative jobs in the Oil Patch, where workers can better...
October 15, 2014 - 5:27pm
August 7, 2014
Hoeven announces personnel increase at Minot AFB
WASHINGTON -- Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., announced Thursday that Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota will add more than 300 personnel under the Air Force’s Nuclear Force Improvement Program. The 5th Bomb Wing host unit is expected to increase by 69 positions in areas including...
August 7, 2014 - 2:35pm
Physical, ‘spiritual’ repair for Marmarth church: Denver pastor revives abandoned chapel building
MARMARTH — For at least 15 years, the Marmarth Bible Church sat abandoned after its pastor unexpectedly left town. Marmarth fostered an agricultural...
June 7, 2014 - 11:59pm