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Four receiving clemency from Obama with connections to ND were in for drug convictions
Nursing: a growing need in the area and across the state
Local legislators to fight for DSU funding
ND Farm Service Agency leader steps down
Trump to name ex-Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as ag secretary
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Pudge highlights three elected to baseball Hall of Fame
For Minn.-Duluth, mental preparation is key with North Dakota looming
Former Twins INF Plouffe agrees to one-year deal with Oakland
Scoreboard of January 17, 2017
Wolves reportedly testing interest in Rubio
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Jacobs: NDSU's Bresciani notes 'unusual' ND media environment in application for Ohio job
Susie A. Fettig
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
January 1, 2015
Stray animals an issue on reservations
NEW TOWN -- The headlines in November were disquieting. In two separate incidents on different Indian reservations, one adult and one child...
January 1, 2015 - 10:14pm
December 29, 2014
Man killed in rollover near New Town
NEW TOWN, N.D. -- A 34-year-old man was killed in a rollover crash near New Town in Mountrail County early Saturday morning. Jeffrey Ogden of New Town was traveling east in a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe on 46 Street Northwest 7 miles north of New Town when he failed to negotiate a curve,...
December 29, 2014 - 10:37am
December 5, 2014
Letter: Kemp’s column misses the point about New York Times article
I am writing in response to the column by John Kemp printed in your paper. His article was in response to The New York Times article “The Downside of the Boom.” He criticizes the Times’ article for only telling part of the story and not mentioning the positive impact the boom...
December 5, 2014 - 11:35pm
December 4, 2014
Three Affiliated Tribes welcome new chairman
NEW TOWN — Loud thumping drums, plush red roses and roasted prime rib were the sights and sounds of the people’s party to celebrate the inauguration of Three Affiliated Tribes chairman Mark Fox. Thursday night’s event at the 4 Bears Casino events center was planned for 700...
December 4, 2014 - 11:06pm
Public hearing set on pipeline project
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing Thursday in Stanley on a proposal to convert an existing crude oil gathering pipeline into a transmission line in western North Dakota. Houston-based Targa Badlands LLC has submitted an application...
December 4, 2014 - 9:56pm
November 17, 2014
Bypass takes truck traffic on New Town’s Main Street
NEW TOWN -- New Town Mayor Dan Uran said things are looking up after a bypass opened Monday, the fourth such project in North Dakota’s Oil Patch to be completed this fall. “It’s a good day for the city of New Town. We’ll get rid of a lot of traffic on Main Street, and...
November 17, 2014 - 7:37pm
November 10, 2014
New Town man killed in collision with truck
KEENE -- A 35-year-old New Town man was killed when his car struck a truck 3 miles east of Keene in western North Dakota early Saturday, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Carl Bratlien and passenger Rodrigo Coronado Miranda, 25, of Citrus Heights, Calif., were traveling...
November 10, 2014 - 1:30pm
November 3, 2014
California man dies in rollover south of New Town
NEW TOWN -- A 54-year-old California man was killed after the vehicle he was driving went off a rural highway 9 miles south of New Town early Saturday morning. The Azusa, Calif., man, who has not been identified, was traveling south on 88th Avenue Northwest in a 1996 GMC Yukon...
November 3, 2014 - 6:09pm
Can MHA tribal chair candidates slow an oil boom?
NEW TOWN -- A change in leadership at an American Indian reservation in North Dakota wouldn't normally get a whole lot of attention. But come...
November 3, 2014 - 10:42am
October 20, 2014
Woman gets 10 years for possession of firearm
BISMARCK — A Las Cruces, N.M., woman was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon. The arrest of 32-year-old April Marie Lacey came out of a law enforcement chase that started in Fairview, Mont., and ended near Arnegard,...
News/crime and courts
October 20, 2014 - 6:46pm
October 13, 2014
Watford City woman killed in truck collision
NEW TOWN -- A Watford City woman was killed early Monday morning after the car she was driving collided with a Kenworth Truck on Highway 23 about 14 miles west of New Town. The woman, whose name is being withheld, was driving east on Highway 23 through light fog when she attempted...
October 13, 2014 - 3:11pm
October 3, 2014
Traffic to be rerouted in New Town
NEW TOWN — Drivers traveling on Highway 1804 will be moved from a temporary gravel surface to a newly paved lane in New Town. The switch to the adjacent southbound lane between 40th and 41st Streets Northwest will begin Monday and extend north for 3,500 feet, according to a release...
October 3, 2014 - 10:12pm
September 23, 2014
Reward offered in Minot infant hit-and-run death
MINOT — Jason Pepple made a direct plea Tuesday to the driver of the hit-and-run that killed his 23-month-old daughter. “I ask them to do the right thing and come forward,” he said at a press conference in Minot. Zofia Kristal Pepple of New Town was fatally struck Aug. 31...
News/crime and courts
September 23, 2014 - 10:47pm
September 17, 2014
Student refuses to recite Pledge of Allegiance
NEW TOWN — A national humanist legal group has warned the New Town School District in a letter that it is infringing on the rights of a 6-year-old student who refused to recite the Pledge of Allegiance, and is unlawfully punishing the child for declining to take part. The child,...
September 17, 2014 - 11:18pm
Tex Hall out of Three Affiliated Tribes chairman race
NEW TOWN -- The Three Affiliated Tribes will have a new leader. Chairman Tex Hall came in fourth in a primary election held Tuesday, grabbing approximately 14.6 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results posted on the New Town News Facebook page. Tribal tax director...
September 17, 2014 - 1:54pm