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Its fate uncertain, GOP leaders are set to press on with a vote on health care
Emojis add meaning to texts and emails, but can increase risk of miscommunication
Father of teen who live-streamed fatal crash: 'She killed her own sister'
Trucker denies knowing immigrants were in stifling tractor trailer
From 'fake media' to Clinton, Trump brings political attacks to the Scout Jamboree
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
DHS students win national TSA awards
Dickinson has its own song: lyrics written by Mexican troubadour Roman Sanchez
A recipe for lasting marriage: 'He takes care of me, and I take care of him'
Bellinger's latest homer lifts Dodgers past Twins
Stroh takes 14th in saddle bronc riding at National High School Finals Rodeo
Vikings put Latavius Murray on PUP list, Sharrif Floyd on non-football injury list
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Reinforcements have Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano excited for season
Port: Trump’s 'Buy American' idea is decidedly un-American
Jacobs: N.D. Democrats stuck in the doldrums
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Port: Over 94 percent of Heidi Heitkamp’s second quarter fundraising came from outside ND
Column: Drought, an old foe, returns in strength
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South Dakota tribe ‘not anywhere close’ to banishment for meth sales
PICKSTOWN, S.D. — Methamphetamine abuse is widespread problem among South Dakota’s American Indian tribes, but a representative of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is offering one method to combat the drug’s influence on the reservation. Kurt Spilker, an attorney for the Cheyenne...
News/crime and courts
March 25, 2016 - 9:57pm
January 7, 2016
Trenton awarded grant for Native American diabetes program
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Indian Health Services has awarded the Trenton Indian Services Area office in Trenton a $323,285 grant for a special diabetes program for Native Americans.
January 7, 2016 - 3:01pm
December 27, 2015
Judge proposes giving tribal youths access to state juvenile services
BISMARCK – It’s a running joke at the Ramsey County Courthouse in Devils Lake, just a short drive north of the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. But it’s no laughing matter to Judge Donovan Foughty, who shares the hypothetical scenario to drive home the dearth of services for...
News/crime and courts
December 27, 2015 - 12:15am
December 7, 2015
North Dakota storyteller receives major artistic honor
FLASHER, N.D. -- Mary Louise Defender Wilson has received many honors and awards in her 85 years. But the Dakotah and Hidatsa traditionalist...
December 7, 2015 - 10:15am
October 27, 2015
Holten: What does a Nodak look like?
Do you know why they are changing the University of North Dakota sports moniker from Fighting Sioux to who knows what? No? Join the club. Most...
October 27, 2015 - 5:26pm
October 20, 2015
Spirit Lake officer justified in shooting death
FORT TOTTEN—A Bureau of Indian Affairs officer was "legally justified" in the June shooting death of a 31-year-old man on the Spirit Lake Reservation, the U.S. Attorney for the District of North Dakota said Tuesday. Officer Terry Morgan shot and killed Joseph Charboneau June...
October 20, 2015 - 5:13pm
October 19, 2015
Momentum created by tribal official's White House work
BISMARCK -- Months after her departure from the White House, state and federal leaders called the work of a North Dakota Native American official...
October 19, 2015 - 10:49am
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