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Sisters encourage others to get colonoscopies and be mindful of their health
Panel votes to phase out ND center for tobacco prevention
Refugee resettlement study bill passes ND House, Democrat calls it "mean-spirited"
Dickinson talks blue law: Local businesses give thoughts on potential change in Sunday hours law
After cases of 911 overdose calls lead to charges, ND Good Samaritan law may see changes
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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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Top-seeded Bulldogs hold off Bison in Region 7 Tournament
Bearcats knock off defending Region 7 champs Trinity in quarterfinals
Night Hawks outlast Heart River in Region 7 Tournament
Defense, scoring balance gets Killdeer past Wildfire
DSU track and field collects NSAA honors
Port: N.D. House Democrat insults sponsor of refugee study 'born in prejudice and suspicion'
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Port: Young legislators learn that in politics the people are never wrong (even when they’re wrong)
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Jeffrey "Jeff" Schirado
Mary Ann Engelhart
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
October 18, 2015
Native American community remains divided on UND nickname
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Late last week, two American Indian tribe members put their names to a lawsuit filed with the intent of stopping the University of North Dakota’s upcoming nickname vote. The documents allege there was no Sioux representation in the process of developing...
October 18, 2015 - 6:00am
September 28, 2015
N.D. tribal official warns of dual taxation if changes to revenue-sharing agreements delayed
BISMARCK – People and businesses on the American Indian reservation that produces 30 percent of North Dakota’s crude oil could end up paying both state and tribal taxes on some things unless tax sharing agreements can be negotiated more quickly, a tribal official warned state...
September 28, 2015 - 5:12pm
September 3, 2015
Judge clears man of racial slurs, beer-throwing against Indian students at game
RAPID CITY, S.D. — A judge has found a man innocent of misdemeanor disorderly conduct after he was accused of using racial slurs and throwing beer at a group of Indian students at a minor league hockey game in Rapid City earlier this year. Magistrate Judge Eric Strawn made the...
September 3, 2015 - 11:11pm
July 27, 2015
Pulitzer winner returns to North Dakota, told story of Mandans
FARGO -- Elizabeth Fenn has chronicled the tragic history of central North Dakota's Mandan Indians, who learned a painful lesson in the perils...
July 27, 2015 - 11:04am
July 25, 2015
Omdahl: Time to look at reservation governance
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota’s two U.S. senators have been taking a particular interest in the well-being and governance on Indian reservations,...
July 25, 2015 - 1:39pm
July 22, 2015
Trial begins for S.D. man accused of hurling beer and using racial slurs against Indian youth
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- A judge is hearing the case of a South Dakota man accused of spraying beer and using racial slurs against a group of American Indian youth who were on a school outing from a nearby reservation to a minor league hockey game in Rapid City this past winter. The bench...
News/crime and courts
July 22, 2015 - 4:16pm
July 14, 2015
North Dakota Native Americans hint at exiting state oil tax deal
NEW TOWN — A leading official on a Native American reservation where roughly a third of North Dakota's oil is extracted has voiced his strongest threat to date to walk away from a tax-sharing deal with the state, ratcheting up energy industry concerns about dueling levy rates and...
July 14, 2015 - 5:34pm
July 10, 2015
Pilot program in Cass County aims to cut down on injustices for ND minorities behind bars
FARGO — Cass County court officials have launched a pilot program designed to improve the legal process for defendants who haven't yet gone to trial. The action was taken after a state minority justice commission found that minorities arrested in North Dakota may spend more...
July 10, 2015 - 11:07pm
June 12, 2015
Heitkamp: Building momentum for Native youth
This Sunday, I’ll attend the Flag Day celebration at the annual Cannon Ball powwow — the same powwow I’ve attended for the past 30 years...
June 12, 2015 - 11:06pm
June 4, 2015
Minnesota reservation voices concerns about Sandpiper pipeline
BAGLEY, Minn. --The White Earth Tribal Council held a public hearing Thursday regarding Enbridge's plan to place the Sandpiper Pipeline through land and water areas impacting tribal lands. If the company's certificate of need and the route are approved by the Minnesota Public...
June 4, 2015 - 10:42pm
May 30, 2015
Former Fort Berthold chairman joins marijuana company
BISMARCK — Former MHA Nation Tribal Chairman Tex Hall has joined a company focused on producing marijuana on reservations. Native American Organics LLC will help tribes who want to enter the marijuana products industry set up legal growing and distribution systems. The company...
May 30, 2015 - 11:52pm
May 28, 2015
Minnesota tribe plans Sandpiper public hearing
ONAMIA, Minn. — The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe plans its own public hearing next Friday on the proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline — the same day the state will decide whether to allow construction of the controversial project. Dissatisfied with what tribal officials call a...
May 28, 2015 - 11:34pm
41 indicted for multi-state drug trafficking ring
MINNEAPOLIS -- U.S. District Attorney Andrew Luger announced Thursday the indictment of 41 members of a multi-state drug trafficking ring that...
News/crime and courts
May 28, 2015 - 11:32pm
May 18, 2015
Hearing to decide what to do with $380 million in Native American USDA settlement
FARGO -- A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has set a June 29 hearing to consider what to do with $380 million in unclaimed funds generated in a discrimination case against the U.S. Department of Agriculture by Native Americans. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan has asked...
News/crime and courts
May 18, 2015 - 11:19am
May 16, 2015
Hearing set on funds in Native American USDA settlement
FARGO — A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has set a June 29 hearing to consider what to do with $380 million in unclaimed funds generated in a discrimination case against the U.S. Department of Agriculture by Native Americans. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan has asked...
May 16, 2015 - 11:29pm