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Quake brings down buildings in central Italy, at least six believed killed
Family grieves death of motorcyclist who was missing for 2 months
Gubernatorial candidates face off in first debate Thursday night
Corps commander visits F-M diversion project
More than 200 students enrolled in unmanned aircraft program at UND, and Kennedy wants bigger footprint
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nation and world
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Gas suppliers Praxair, Linde hold merger talks
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Jackie Hope: Get out your money and stock up at back-to-school blowouts
Veeder: Sister on the ranch means best friend for me, unhired help for dad
Feature Photo: Serving on the other side of the world
MBI raises $34,000 for Make-A-Wish
Dickinson State women’s golf picked 5th in NSAA, men tabbed 6th
Midgets volleyball back with experienced group
Missouri Valley Conference official mum on possible UND membership
New $7.2M Fargodome video boards debut at Bison football opener
Arizona State hockey officially applies to NCHC
Holten: There is no greater burden
Port: Ironic that Dakota Access Pipeline is permitted while protest against it isn't
Port: Dakota Access protesters need turn toward honesty
Brock: Don't blame it on Rio
Omdahl: Cigarette tax initiated to bypass Legislature
good bad and ugly
Terry "Dick" Bullinger
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
Victim, suspects named in Bowman motel homicide
December 4, 2014
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
September 6, 2014
FOTB: She’s weighing her options in the Bakken: Woman who moved from Tennessee ready to put down roots in Oil Patch
NEW TOWN — Megan English was working at an automotive factory before she came to western North Dakota and more than doubled her hourly wage. The...
September 6, 2014 - 6:14pm
September 2, 2014
Dakota plains to build 3rd oil storage tank
Dakota Plains Holdings Inc. said on Tuesday it would build a third, 90,000-barrel storage tank for Bakken crude oil at its Pioneer Rail Terminal in North Dakota. The expansion, which will cost $5.5 million, will boost the terminal’s storage capacity to 270,000 barrels. The Pioneer...
September 2, 2014 - 10:54pm
July 28, 2014
New Town man gets prison for assault
BISMARCK — A New Town man charged with assaulting a woman he was dating in December was sentenced Monday to two years and six months in prison, U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon announced. Christopher McMillan, 29, plead guilty on April 21 to assaulting a woman on Dec. 9 of last...
July 28, 2014 - 8:58pm
July 25, 2014
13 Highway Patrol troopers coming to western North Dakota
More North Dakota Highway Patrol troopers are coming to the Oil Patch. Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced in a press release 15 candidates graduated from the Law Enforcement Training Academy on Friday, 13 of which are heading to oil and gas-producing counties. “Putting more troopers...
July 25, 2014 - 11:53pm