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Trump bankers question his portrayal of financial comeback
N.D. Dems rebuke Heitkamp for Clinton endorsement
Undocumented immigrants given roles at DNC
Kaine’s crime-busting past may hurt Clinton’s outreach to blacks
Obama signs opioid addiction bill into law
crime and courts
nation and world
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
With largest-ever N.D. wind farm planned, regulator blames coal plant closing on wind power
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for Kalamazoo spill
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Irsfeld: Where to turn for relief from joint pain, arthritis
Reducing children's exposure to violence starts with ‘stronger political will’
VCRs -- an ‘80s living room wonder -- to go out of production this month
Community Health Needs Assessment report available online
Griffey, Piazza set for Hall of Fame induction
Nunez delivers as Twins outlast Red Sox
Scoreboard of July 23, 2016
North Dakota boys 18th, girls 25th at conclusion of NHSFR
Dickinson’s Casey Vernon captures hobbies feature win despite several cautions
Monke: We need more visits like Giancarlo's
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
McFeely: Sorry, Chancellor Hagerott, individuals matter
Letter: Election results upset the status quo
Letter: Some North Dakotans welcome EPA rule state officials are fighting
good bad and ugly
Diane K. Berger
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
June 30, 2016
By the North Dakota 4-H numbers
For many, 4-H provides youth with a foundation to learn vital life skills for their future. With opportunities to complete projects ranging from...
June 30, 2016 - 3:36pm
June 24, 2016
Hazen man killed in I-94 rollover west of Glen Ullin
GLEN ULLIN -- A Hazen man was killed Thursday afternoon when his Chevrolet Blazer rolled on Interstate 94 west of Glen Ullin in southwest North Dakota. Scott Minkley, 57, lost control of the vehicle, which entered the south ditch before rolling, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said....
June 24, 2016 - 5:05pm
June 22, 2016
PSC approves NextEra's $153M wind farm near Bismarck
BISMARCK – North Dakota utility regulators gave a Florida company their blessing Wednesday to build a $153 million wind farm near the capital...
June 22, 2016 - 2:58pm
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 15, 2016
Two dead in head-on crash in Morton County
CANNON BALL -- Two people are dead after a car hit an oncoming vehicle Thursday evening in south-central North Dakota. A 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by 28-year-old K Riley Plenty Chief crossed into the southbound lane of N.D. Highway 1806, hitting a 2009 Dodge Avenger head on....
April 15, 2016 - 4:26pm
April 4, 2016
Driver admits guilt in fatal DUI crash that killed 2 young women in Mandan
MANDAN, N.D. -- More than 50 people sat Monday in the Morton County Courthouse to watch Jordan Morsette plead guilty to killing two young women and critically injuring another in a DUI crash in June. Morsette, 28, uttered "guilty" three times as district judge David Reich called out...
April 4, 2016 - 5:09pm
April 1, 2016
Hettinger surgeon under investigation for sexual abuse violates Oregon release agreement
A Hettinger surgeon under investigation for 12 counts of sexually abusing a young girl over a two-year period in Oregon is still employed but...
April 1, 2016 - 9:25pm
March 10, 2016
Minnesota, North Dakota salmonella cases associated with pistachios
ST. PAUL -- Single cases of salmonella associated with Wonderful Pistachios have been reported in Minnesota and North Dakota. The Minnesota case was a man who was not hospitalized and has recovered. The North Dakota case was in Morton County but not other information about the victim...
News/Nation and World
March 10, 2016 - 8:52pm
March 7, 2016
No chronic wasting disease found in harvested deer
BISMARCK -- No North Dakota deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease, according to Dr. Dan Grove, a wildlife veterinarian for the state’s Game and Fish Department.Samples for testing were taken from more than 1,200 deer harvested by hunters in the western third of the state...
March 7, 2016 - 11:29am
February 8, 2016
Regional recreation projects receive state funding
The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department recently awarded 13 community grant projects through North Dakota’s Outdoor Community Grant Program, which offers Outdoor Recreation Facilities and Recreation Leadership grants. Projects that were awarded grants include baseball diamond...
February 8, 2016 - 9:43pm
February 5, 2016
Friesz convicted of manslaughter, arson
BISMARCK -- A Morton County jury returned a lesser verdict of manslaughter Friday in the case against Rodney Friesz, who killed his friend and...
February 5, 2016 - 8:34pm
February 1, 2016
Bismarck officers shoot burglary suspect
BISMARCK -- A Bismarck man wanted for a burglary was hospitalized Sunday night after being shot by two Bismarck police officers. The shooting occurred at approximately 7:50 p.m. Sunday outside a mobile home at 1119 University Dr. A Bismarck Police Department release said the 26-year-old...
News/crime and courts
February 1, 2016 - 11:25am
January 26, 2016
Man accused of repeated sex abuse of teen
MANDAN -- A Zap man accused of sexually abusing a girl for eight months in Morton County made his first appearance Tuesday in South Central District Court, where bond was set at $1,000. Scott Benjamin, 43, faces a felony charge of continuous sexual abuse of a child. During an interview...
January 26, 2016 - 6:07pm
October 21, 2015
Concerns from Mandan oil refinery lead to sky lantern ban
MANDAN, N.D. -- Mandan's fireworks laws were tightened Tuesday as city commissioners gave the final approval of a ban on incendiary balloons, sky lanterns and celebration lanterns. The ban makes it illegal to possess, use, discharge, ignite or send off the popular lanterns often...
October 21, 2015 - 3:48pm
September 25, 2015
Dickinson man charged in lengthy high-speed chase
A Dickinson man, previously from Pennsylvania, was charged Friday in South Central District Court in Morton County, after a lengthy police chase...
September 25, 2015 - 12:38pm