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Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
Hemp may be next gold mine for Native American tribes
AARP sues U.S. agency over employee wellness programs
Obama trolls Trump over 'mean tweet' on late-night TV
Leak at nuclear reactor in Norway is contained
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Martin R. Harnisch
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
October 19, 2016
Four from Mandaree killed in northwest North Dakota crash identified
NEW TOWN—Four people from Mandaree were killed Monday night and another was injured after a crash at the corners of North Dakota Highways...
October 19, 2016 - 11:13am
October 5, 2016
Oil industry announces Bakken community donations
NEW TOWN – The New Town Ambulance Service will be able to purchase new equipment thanks to an $80,000 donation from Slawson Exploration Co.The check presented this week will allow the ambulance service to purchase radio equipment, medication infusion pumps and CPR devices. New Town,...
October 5, 2016 - 5:44pm
September 20, 2016
Larry the Cable Guy to perform in New Town on Saturday
Comedian and entertainer Larry the Cable Guy will be at 4 Bears Casino & Lodge in New Town at 7 p.m. Saturday.4 Bears is offering Rock ‘n’...
September 20, 2016 - 3:34pm
August 17, 2016
4 Bears hosts Toby Keith for event center grand opening
NEW TOWN, N.D.—The 4 Bears Casino & Lodge will debut its $47 million concert venue on Friday with a Toby Keith concert, the first national...
August 17, 2016 - 5:44pm
August 3, 2016
New Town’s Grady no longer with UND
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—University of North Dakota offensive lineman Elijah Grady is no longer with the program, Fighting Hawks coach Bubba Schweigert...
August 3, 2016 - 10:34pm
August 1, 2016
Lightning causes fire, spill at oilfield facility
NEW TOWN, N.D. – A lightning strike is blamed for a fire at a saltwater disposal well that occurred Sunday in Mountrail County, the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division said. Whiting Oil and Gas Corp. reported that 400 barrels of produced water, or 16,800 gallons, were released, contained...
August 1, 2016 - 10:22pm
June 10, 2016
Mega oil well site planned near busy Lake Sakakawea boat ramp
NEW TOWN, N.D. -- A multi-well oil pad above one of the busiest boat ramps on Lake Sakakawea is under extended review by federal land managers...
June 10, 2016 - 5:58pm
June 8, 2016
Toby Keith will be first act at new 4 Bears Event Center in New Town
NEW TOWN -- Officials from the 4 Bears Casino & Lodge in New Town on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in western North Dakota have announced the first entertainment act at the new $47 million, 4,000-seat Event Center will be country superstar Toby Keith. Keith will perform...
June 8, 2016 - 7:26pm
June 2, 2016
Tribal leaders: Reservation health care needs help
GRAND FORKS -- U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and Mary Wakefield, acting deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,...
June 2, 2016 - 10:15pm
May 18, 2016
Tribal members question water quality in response to new Bakken study
NEW TOWN – Some residents of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation say they want greater monitoring of their drinking water to detect contamination...
May 18, 2016 - 9:06pm
April 25, 2016
Shut-in oil well near New Town struck by lightning
NEW TOWN -- A shut-in oil well site a few miles east of New Town was also struck by lightning early Monday morning. An unknown amount of oil released and burned, according to an Oil and Gas Division official, though most was contained to the well site. An inspector visited the site...
April 25, 2016 - 3:29pm
April 7, 2016
FBI investigating fatal shooting in New Town
NEW TOWN -- The FBI is investigating a shooting that killed a woman earlier this week on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. FBI spokesman Kyle Loven said the fatal shooting occurred Monday in New Town and a man is in tribal custody in connection with the incident. Loven said the...
April 7, 2016 - 1:57pm
February 15, 2016
Letter: Support cutting flaring waste on public land
The flaring of natural gas is a waste of a finite resource and a loss of income for oil companies and mineral owners, including the state of North Dakota. Currently, there is no set limit on flaring volumes on public and tribal lands. This is a huge monetary loss for tribes and for...
February 15, 2016 - 4:50pm
January 23, 2016
New Town woman has been in jail a year and a half awaiting trial
WILLISTON — A New Town womanwho’s been behind bars in Williston for a year and a half on dozens of felony theft and other charges may go...
January 23, 2016 - 3:52pm
January 18, 2016
Letter: Ness’ op-ed filled with deception
If anyone read Ron Ness’ recent op-ed on spills, it would be wise to remember he is a defender of the oil industry, not a representative of reality. His listed “statistics” are deceiving. The regular person’s viewpoint and/or interpretation is this: His quote on low percentage...
January 18, 2016 - 10:43pm