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Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
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
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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
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
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