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Buying into the Bakken: Commercial activity steady in Minot as more activity shifts west
Airbnb owners roll out red carpet to make guests feel at home over Christmas
Behold the cosmic snake
How to stay sane during craziness of holiday season
Dollar General's push into ND creates worry in small towns
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nation and world
ND farmer debarred from temporary ag worker program
What is Bitcoin? How can I buy it? A simple Q&A for Bitcoin beginners
Experiences to give and traditions to share this holiday season
Five years after buying Lucasfilm, The Force is strong in Disney
Bitcoin soars above $17,000, boosting worries and a worldwide frenzy
place a business brief
Protesters occupy Enbridge offices in Duluth
Minn. Public Utilities Commission says Enbridge Line 3 review needs more work
Federal prosecutors seek prison time for ND oil operator who endangered water sources
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
Don't go south over the holidays. Head west to South Dakota, instead
Short-term home stay may produce difficult transition
In 1960 a Texas woman went to confession and then vanished. We now know the priest murdered her.
Starbucks' Christmas Tree Frappuccino tastes like broken promises and Thin Mints
Kindness is found in giving to others
Towns, Wolves hold off Mavericks
Vikings' Keenum looking ahead after 8-game win streak ends in Carolina
Dickinson State Athlete of the Week - Marcus White
High school athlete of the week - Joseph Pavek
Carson Wentz out with apparent knee injury as Eagles clinch NFC East
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
Heitkamp's #MeToo hypocrisy cannot stand
HOPE: How I ended up singing on Stickney stage
Commentary: Audio: Lawmaker says as many as 50 percent of women who work at Legislature have experienced sexual harassment
The stupidest patents of 2017
Josephine "Josie" Kolodejchuk
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
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Carson Wentz out with apparent knee injury as Eagles clinch NFC East
March 14, 2009
Major flooding expected this spring in N. Dakota
Emergency management officials in Fargo and Grand Forks are ordering pumps, topping off levees and planning dikes after forecasters predicted record flooding this spring along the Red River Basin. "The magnitude of the expected flooding has not been seen in several years," the National...
March 14, 2009 - 6:45am
March 13, 2009
ND flu cases top 700
North Dakota's Health Department is reporting 712 confirmed cases of the flu this week. That's up from 521 last week. Health officials say all but eight of North Dakota's 53 counties have reported flu activity this week and 13 people have been hospitalized. Cass County reports 139...
March 13, 2009 - 6:07am
March 9, 2009
Fire marshals want slow-burning cigarettes in ND
BISMARCK (AP) -- Fire officials say North Dakota should join the ranks of states that require slower-burning cigarettes. The North Dakota Senate's Finance and Taxation Committee is reviewing the bill. It says all cigarettes sold in North Dakota must be made so they don't keep burning...
March 9, 2009 - 6:51pm
Value of ND 'budget stabilization' fund sinks
It's a good thing North Dakota's state budget has plenty of cash, because the value of a $200 million reserve set aside by the Legislature two years ago has been sinking along with the nation's financial markets. The shortfall has become caught up in the Legislature's debate about...
March 9, 2009 - 6:11am
March 6, 2009
ND legislators not impressed by work comp choice
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's House Republican majority leader says the choice of a new workers compensation director is a big mistake. Gov. John Hoeven appointed former Highway Patrol commander Bryan Klipfel as director of the Workforce Safety and Insurance agency. Fargo Rep....
March 6, 2009 - 2:01pm
March 3, 2009
Corps says 4 ND dams screened for safety
BISMARCK (AP) -- The Army Corps of Engineers says four dams in North Dakota are among the 600 nationwide that are being screened through a new public safety process. The corps says the Garrison, Bowman Haley and Snake Creek dams have been classified as presenting a low risk to the...
March 3, 2009 - 8:34am
March 2, 2009
ND tops in honey production
FARGO (AP) -- North Dakota ranks first in the nation for honey production for the fifth straight year. The Agriculture Department says honey production last year in the state totaled 35.1 million pounds, up 13 percent from the previous year. North Dakota and California typically...
March 2, 2009 - 9:50am
February 19, 2009
ND drunken driver testing program may be expanded
BISMARCK (AP) -- A program that requires regular breath testing of suspected drunken drivers could be expanded statewide. Under the program, someone arrested for more than one drunken driving offense could be required to undergo breath testing twice a day. If the person has been...
February 19, 2009 - 11:00am
February 18, 2009
Tax cut for pull tabs in ND House
BISMARCK (AP) -- Pull tab gambling tickets have won a tax break in the North Dakota House. The state levies a 4.5 percent tax on the sale of pull tabs. Pull tab buyers open the tickets to see if they win a money prize. The House voted 85-8 on Wednesday to cut the tax rate to 3...
February 18, 2009 - 9:37am
February 17, 2009
ND drivers required to be more sober than boaters
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota law says boaters, hunters and snowmobilers can be a bit drunker than someone who's driving a car. The state House has decided to keep things that way. Six years ago, the Legislature lowered the legal blood-alcohol limit for drivers from 0.10 percent...
February 17, 2009 - 4:34pm
Parents may be charged if ND students skip school
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's Senate says parents of students who repeatedly skip school could find themselves facing criminal charges. Senators voted 44-3 on Monday to approve toughening North Dakota's anti-truancy law.
February 17, 2009 - 9:00am
February 13, 2009
House wants to mandate slow-burning cigs in ND
BISMARCK (AP) -- Cigarettes sold in North Dakota may have to meet a new standard to make them burn more slowly so they're less likely to start fires. The North Dakota House voted 80-12 to approve legislation to ban the sale of regular cigarettes starting in August 2010. Any cigarettes...
February 13, 2009 - 7:00pm
February 9, 2009
ND not immune from job struggles
Patrick Case decided to return to his native North Dakota after he was laid off from his job as a used car lot manager in Florida 13 months ago. "The...
February 9, 2009 - 7:07am
February 5, 2009
Eye docs want ban on bottle rockets
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota eye doctors are pressing for a state ban on bottle rockets. They say the rockets are dangerous and can cause eye injuries and fires. The North Dakota Senate's Political Subdivisions Committee is handling the proposal. Bottineau optometrist Paul Dunderland...
February 5, 2009 - 1:00pm
January 26, 2009
Eagle survey scrubbed due to weather
BISMARCK(AP) -- The state Game and Fish Department says an annual survey of eagles has been cancelled because of weather. Biologist Patrick Isakson says it's the first time in the 23-year history of the count that it's been cancelled. The survey is taken each year along the Missouri...
January 26, 2009 - 9:30am