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Potato grower's move into forest land raises water, wildlife concerns
House passes bill capping college tuition hikes at 2.5 percent in each of next two years
Trial for accused scam artist begins in federal court
Defense rests in ND teacher of the year sex trial
ND Senate outlines foundation aid uses
crime and courts
nation and world
Firefighters attend crude oil by rail emergency response training in Colorado
Court says ND can join Wyoming lawsuit over fracking rules
US Chamber of Commerce predicts federal coal regulations will go down
Industrial Commission grants flaring exemption to 105 oil and gas wells
Whiting Petroleum works to mitigate fire losses
Pulitzer Prize-winning history book focuses on Mandan people
Hope: It's a secret to everybody
Hope: The 39 Steps
James Corden a welcome addition to late-night TV
Best bets: What to do, see and drink this weekend
Wild’s expectations to beat Blackhawks
Positive reviews at Vikings practice
Blue Hawks sweep Presentation to end season
A competitive edge: DSU football spring game showcases new talent
Ahlin: Legislature did good thing, but then stumbled
Omdahl: Are lieutenant governors coming or going?
Letter: Take a drive and see wind turbines for yourself
Letter: North Dakota doesn’t need to build wind farms for SD
Veeder: Getting lost in my quickly changing hometown
Elizabeth "Liz" Schwartz
Darlyn A. Larson
December 7, 2013
Omdahl: Let’s talk about reservation problems
Over the next three years, we are going to do a lot of talking about problems on Indian reservations. As a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., has introduced legislation to create an 11-member, three-year Commission on Native American...
opinion / columns
December 7, 2013 - 2:45pm
July 27, 2013
Mitchell man a 'bridge' to help restore Lakota language
MITCHELL, S.D. - Among a mass of textbooks and unfinished paintings, Lyle Miller is waging a fight to regain his culture and return the Lakota...
July 27, 2013 - 12:00am
Suspect in Spirit Lake toddler death to stay in federal custody
GRAND FORKS -- Hope Whiteshield, charged in the June 12 death of a Spirit Lake Nation toddler, will remain in federal custody pending trial, a judge ruled Wednesday after hearing testimony about a criminal record that includes a half-dozen previous cases involving child neglect and...
news / north dakota
June 27, 2013 - 12:00am
Report: Pine Ridge's jail overcrowded
The Oglala Sioux Tribal Offenders Facility in Pine Ridge operated at 432 percent of its rated capacity in June 2011, making it the most overcrowded American Indian correctional facility in the country. The facility, which has a rated capacity of 34 inmates, housed 147 inmates during...
December 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 28, 2012
Lakota speakers looking to start immersion daycare
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- A group of Lakota speakers on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwestern South Dakota is trying to start a Lakota language immersion daycare for infants on the reservation. The hope is that by immersing kids in the language starting as infants, they...
local / news
June 28, 2012 - 2:00pm
December 15, 2011
Navajo tops list of Native languages in US
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- More people speak Navajo at home than any other Native American language, a seemingly promising 169,000 people at a time...
December 15, 2011 - 12:00am
December 8, 2011
A holiday miracle: Kentucky couple adopt Native American son in Dickinson
A Kentucky couple received a holiday miracle when they adopted their Native American son this week in Dickinson. Megan and Tim were driving home Wednesday evening with Takoda, a baby boy born at St. Joseph's Hospital Nov. 23. "It's a blessing," Tim said. Megan agreed as they gushed...
December 8, 2011 - 12:00am
October 11, 2010
Indian diabetes treatment addresses diet, exercise
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- Urban Indian health clinics in South Dakota are incorporating exercise and meal planning into their diabetes treatment to combat the prevalence of the disease among Native American residents. South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson toured the Urban Indian Health...
October 11, 2010 - 2:14pm
March 4, 2010
DSU students hear 'Native Voices'
Press Photo by Ashley Martin Jasper Young Bear, a member of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, speaks of hardships he and other Native Americans have endured during Dickinson State University's "Native Voices: Conversations on Culture" at the Student Center Ballroom, Wednesday...
local / news
March 4, 2010 - 12:00am