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Blotter: Two Dickinson residents arrested for criminal trespassing
U.S. strike on Islamic State in Afghanistan kills 21
MH17 was shot down by Russian-made missile fired from rebel-held area
Health Dept. spokeswoman resigns over 'rather inappropriate' tweets posted during presidential debate
Israel's Shimon Peres, 93, dies in Tel Aviv
crime and courts
nation and world
Whiting CEO: Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse
RockPile gets bought out, expands
Sunoco, behind protested Dakota Access pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts
Tribal official urges respect in pipeline debate
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
Looking for your first credit card? Here’s how you choose
Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Midgets volleyball takes care of Saints in four sets
Trinity pulls away from Beulah for sweep
Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
DSU volleyball tops South Dakota Mines
Reeve: Best team ever for U.S. at Ryder Cup?
Port: One of these idiots its going to be president
Veeder: Connecting with grandma's memory over a slice of apple pie
Our View: Feds should pay for Dakota Access protest costs
Port: Marsy's Law campaign has been bizarre, insulting, inaccurate
Other Views: Mask comes off of Voter ID laws
good bad and ugly
James "Jim" Basic
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
July 25, 2016
Highway 85 four-lane proposal draws mixed responses
BELFIELD—Residents affected by the proposed four-lane expansion of a 62-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 85 between Belfield and Watford City...
July 25, 2016 - 9:11pm
May 22, 2016
After Tigirlily sister walks away from crash, NDDOT taps duo to promote seat belt campaign
HAZEN -- Krista Slaubaugh doesn't remember what happened while her car was airborne before it nose-dived into a ditch in Hazen. "I pretty much just shut my eyes while I was in the air," Slaubaugh said, adding all she could do during the December crash was hold on to anything she could...
May 22, 2016 - 6:00am
April 18, 2016
NDDOT’s $680M in road work will top last year’s total
BISMARCK – Mild spring weather has set road construction in motion earlier than usual in North Dakota, and more money will be spent on highways...
April 18, 2016 - 5:49pm
February 23, 2016
NDDOT closing five rest areas to help offset $69.2M shortfall
BISMARCK – North Dakota Department of Transportation Director Grant Levi outlined steps the agency will take to offset a $69.2 million revenue shortfall on Tuesday, including shuttering five of the state’s 28 rest areas, holding 20 jobs open and cutting back on temporary employees....
February 23, 2016 - 3:10pm
May 14, 2015
VIDEO: NDDOT deploys hologram tool to promote seat belt use
BISMARCK – North Dakota officials hope a new educational tool using hologram technology will help drivers and passengers see the importance of seat belt use in a different light. The state Department of Transportation recently purchased four hologram displays that depict a rollover...
May 14, 2015 - 3:30pm
December 30, 2014
Patrols, lighting to increase on Highway 85 corridor
ALEXANDER, N.D. -- Road safety reviews and increased law enforcement patrols are underway now and into February on the U.S. Highway 85 corridor, according to the North Dakota Department of Transportation. Despite $300 million worth of improvements to the highway with bypasses...
December 30, 2014 - 3:51pm
June 27, 2014
Doing their part to keep highways clean: Adoption programs have loyal volunteers, despite dwindling numbers
GRAND FORKS — As Master Sgt. Cathryn Acklin of the 348th Reconnaissance Squadron at Grand Forks Air Force Base walked alongside a busy roadway...
June 27, 2014 - 11:21pm
May 5, 2014
Resolution passed to establish 40th Street special assessment district
The Dickinson City Commission approved plans Monday to establish a special assessment district to fund improvements along 40th Street. City officials and landowners along the underdeveloped stretch of road have gone back and forth about how to finance road, sewer and electric work,...
May 5, 2014 - 10:30pm
Law enforcement to look for drivers that text this month
North Dakota law enforcement have a message for drivers that text: Expect a $100 ticket. Motorists that text and drive will be stopped, officials wrote in a North Dakota Department of Transportation release. The state passed a no-texting-and-driving law – which went into effect...
News/crime and courts
April 5, 2014 - 11:54pm
April 4, 2014
DOT Office of Traffic Safety to receive $1M in grants
WASHINGTON — The North Dakota Department of Transportation will receive more than $1 million in grants, according to a press release. The Office of Traffic Safety will get more than $1,452,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Rep. Kevin Cramer said in the release. The...
April 4, 2014 - 4:24pm
April 1, 2014
Rescue mission complete: Plows clear path through storm for stranded travelers, sheriff
GRAND FORKS — Walsh County Sheriff Lauren Wild was stranded along Interstate 29 east of Grafton for about six hours during a blizzard Monday...
April 1, 2014 - 11:41pm
March 28, 2014
Semi hits South Heart exit overpass with frac tanks
A semi driver hit the South Heart exit with his cargo Thursday. Thomas Basler, Cheyenne, Wyo., was driving west on Interstate 94 in a 1997 Kenworth Truck with a flatbed trailer when he failed to turn onto Exit 51 north of South Heart, according to the North Dakota State Highway....
March 28, 2014 - 11:35pm
March 19, 2014
Engineer group pitches ‘energy collection road system’ plan: Hard-hit energy counties could see quicker roadway repairs
The heart of the Bakken oilfield could eventually be home to a targeted “energy collection road system,” aimed at alleviating congestion. Presenting...
March 19, 2014 - 11:32pm
December 2, 2013
NDRoads app proves popular: Road conditions app downloaded 14,000 times since last August
BISMARCK – Along with the traditional ice scrapers, emergency kits and snow tires, North Dakotans are increasingly turning to another tool to meet the challenges of winter travel: their smartphones. The North Dakota Department of Transportation’s mobile app offering road conditions...
December 2, 2013 - 3:48pm