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Major bills in ND Legislature likely headed for compromise
After healthcare flop, White House seeks help from Congress on tax
SD forum planned this week on protecting Arab, Muslim, Sikh, and South Asian communities
Fargo's champions: City has 26 of state's biggest trees, holds them dear
Gunfire in crowded Ohio nightclub kills one, wounds 15
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
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Millennial credit history may be leading to higher interest rate loans
It's time to move: ABLE sets campaign goal of $500,000 to complete construction of 4 group homes
South Carolina defeats Florida for first Final Four berth
Athanasiou converts in OT as Red Wings nip Wild
Kinglets can brighten a March day
Professor weighs in on declining walleye stocks in Lake Winnipeg
Dokken: Having a blast with a fishing partner from the past
Veeder: Motherhood means holding on tight as you're letting go
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Karl J. Paluck
Edwin "Ed" V. Novotny
Robert "Bob" E. Hanson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
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