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In targeted heist, bandit stole 1961 championship belt at Roger Maris Museum in Fargo shopping center
Sanders tells supporters to back Clinton
Hiker rescued from national park was climbing off-trail butte
Pet store turnover: WOOFTA to fill gap left by shuttered Zoo Zone Pets
Highway 85 four-lane proposal draws mixed responses
crime and courts
nation and world
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
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
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Irsfeld: Where to turn for relief from joint pain, arthritis
Former Vikings WR Jennings retires after 10 seasons
Latest injury pushes offensive tackle Loadholt into retirement
Cubs land closer Chapman from Yankees
Rookie QB Wentz to walk fine line as Eagles camp opens
Murphy: Carson Wentz and the uncertainty inherent in young quarterbacks
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
Anton "Tony" Kralicek
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 18, 2014
American Indian public health center established at NDSU: New facility aimed to reduce health disparity
FARGO — American Indians in North Dakota are twice as likely to develop diabetes and six times more likely to die of the preventable illness than the general population. A new center at North Dakota State University aims to reduce health disparities like those through education,...
June 18, 2014 - 10:45pm
U.S. Patent Office cancels trademarks of NFL's Redskins
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has canceled trademarks of the National Football League's Washington Redskins because they disparage Native Americans, the agency said on Wednesday. The 2-1 decision by a Patent Office administrative tribunal followed decades of...
June 18, 2014 - 12:26pm
June 17, 2014
Heitkamp and Murkowski: Standing up for Native American children
The statistics sound like they come from another county. A one-in-five chance of committing suicide, a one-in-10 chance of being abused, twice as likely to be placed in foster care and a one-in-three chance of living in poverty. But these are the odds, right here, in the United States...
June 17, 2014 - 6:18pm
June 8, 2014
Letter: Listen to everyone, not just tribal government, President Obama
Concerning the upcoming event featuring President Barack Obama and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp at the Standing Rock Reservation on Friday: North Dakotans are a gracious and forgiving people and will politely welcome the president to our wonderful state. However, before he gives his speech...
June 8, 2014 - 12:20am
June 5, 2014
Barack Obama bound for Standing Rock: Reservation visit next week will be first by a president since 1999
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are headed to Cannon Ball on June 13 to visit the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, the White House announced Thursday. Obama will be the first sitting president to visit Indian Country since 1999 when Bill Clinton went to the Pine...
June 5, 2014 - 11:29pm
June 3, 2014
US Attorney General to speak in Bismarck
BISMARCK — The nation’s top law enforcement officer will visit Bismarck on Thursday to speak at a conference that brings together tribal and law enforcement leaders to discuss ways to make American Indian communities safer. Attorney General Eric Holder will deliver remarks at...
June 3, 2014 - 11:31pm
May 29, 2014
Tribes want seat on State Water Commission, access to water project grants
BISMARCK – Native American leaders appealed to North Dakota lawmakers Thursday for a seat on the State Water Commission and access to its water project grants to address the lack of quality drinking water on reservations. Mark Fox, director of water development for the Three...
May 29, 2014 - 5:53pm
May 19, 2014
Tribal leaders urge UND to take action on racism: 'Expel the students’ who wore offensive T-shirts
BISMARCK — Tribal college leaders asked for swift disciplinary action against the group of University of North Dakota students behind the “Siouxper...
May 19, 2014 - 5:20pm
April 25, 2014
Minneapolis replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s largest city will honor American Indians, not Christopher Columbus, on the second day of October. The Minneapolis City Council and Mayor Betsy Hodges on Friday unanimously approved a resolution making the change. The new holiday will be known as Indigenous...
April 25, 2014 - 11:17pm
April 9, 2014
Decision on power line through N.D. battlefield study area delayed
BISMARCK – State utility regulators on Wednesday delayed action on a controversial plan to run about 200 miles of high-voltage power lines across part of western North Dakota – including the study area of an 1864 battle between American Indians and Army soldiers. The Public...
April 9, 2014 - 11:30am
March 24, 2014
Vison West expands reservation mental health study
Members of the Vision West Consortium unanimously approved to expand a study the group is sponsoring to examine the health care needs on the Fort Berthold Reservation for both the Native American and non-Native population. The study was originally sponsored as an examination of EMS...
March 24, 2014 - 11:59pm
January 8, 2014
Tribal leaders mull smoke-free N.D. casinos, but don’t bet on it
BISMARCK – Tribal leaders are considering a proposal to ban smoking in North Dakota’s Indian casinos, but one tribal chairman said the odds of it happening are slim. Pushing the idea is the Intertribal Tobacco Use Coalition, comprised of tribal tobacco prevention staff from...
January 8, 2014 - 5:00pm
December 27, 2013
Other Views: A long overdue thank-you
It came as a surprise to many that the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe contributed more native code talkers than any other in service to their country in wars overseas. The tribe recently honored the 45 soldiers who served as code talkers in World War I and the one who served in World War...
December 27, 2013 - 3:15pm
December 25, 2013
Bills to move Native American Veterans’ Memorial forward pass
In wee hours of the morning Dec. 20, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill that helps turn a 20-year-old dream into reality, and North Dakota’s two newest faces in Washington, D.C., helped make it happen. Amendments to move the planned Native American Veteran’s Memorial outside...
December 25, 2013 - 5:33pm
December 9, 2013
Panel hears testimony about native children exposed to violence
BISMARCK – Dressed in dark slacks and a light blue shirt and tie, Lenny Hayes looked every bit his adult self on Monday in the Ramkota Hotel...
December 9, 2013 - 7:56pm