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Trump bankers question his portrayal of financial comeback
N.D. Dems rebuke Heitkamp for Clinton endorsement
Undocumented immigrants given roles at DNC
Kaine’s crime-busting past may hurt Clinton’s outreach to blacks
Obama signs opioid addiction bill into law
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for Kalamazoo spill
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Irsfeld: Where to turn for relief from joint pain, arthritis
Reducing children's exposure to violence starts with ‘stronger political will’
VCRs -- an ‘80s living room wonder -- to go out of production this month
Community Health Needs Assessment report available online
Griffey, Piazza set for Hall of Fame induction
Nunez delivers as Twins outlast Red Sox
Scoreboard of July 23, 2016
North Dakota boys 18th, girls 25th at conclusion of NHSFR
Dickinson’s Casey Vernon captures hobbies feature win despite several cautions
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
Diane K. Berger
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 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
November 23, 2015
New Town man killed in crash with truck
NEW TOWN, N.D. - A New Town man was killed Sunday night in a crash with a tractor-trailer North Dakota Highway Patrol officials said Monday. North Dakota Highway Patrol Sgt. Travis Skar said the man was headed west in his Toyota Tundra on Highway 23 in McKenzie County about 9:38...
November 23, 2015 - 10:37am
August 27, 2015
Plaza woman killed in collision
MAKOTI -- A woman was killed in a collision Wednesday on a rural road near Makoti in north-central North Dakota. The North Dakota Highway Patrol said the victim was a 26-year-old woman from Plaza; a 33-year-old woman from New Town also was injured. The Highway Patrol said...
August 27, 2015 - 11:52am
August 6, 2015
Police officer who formerly worked in Medora charged with possessing child porn
FARGO -- A former police officer, who worked at various agencies in central and western North Dakota, is facing child pornography charges in Cass County District Court. Mark David Wallevand, 42, of Fargo was charged Wednesday with a felony count of promoting a sexual performance...
News/crime and courts
August 6, 2015 - 5:15pm
August 4, 2015
Man killed after being buried under gravel at Mountrail County construction site
NEW TOWN -- A Michigan man was killed Monday after he was buried under a pile of gravel at a construction site in rural Mountrail County. William Makela, 65, of Harrisville, Mich., became tripped under a loader at a gravel pit about 4½ miles south of New Town, Mountrail County...
August 4, 2015 - 10:59am
July 29, 2015
Western ND awarded $11.5M in Energy Impact Grants
The North Dakota Land Board awarded on Wednesday $11.5 million in Energy Impact Grants to multiple local municipal entities in North Dakota’s Oil Patch, according to a statement from the governor's office. Around $8 million will go toward supporting the region’s law enforcement...
July 29, 2015 - 10:25pm
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