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State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
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
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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 5, 2010
Water pipeline project nears completion
After conception by a few area minds in the late '70s and about $31 million later, rural residents in southwest North Dakota can receive treated water as a section of the Southwest Pipeline Project nears completion. More than 940 residents near Medora, Beach, Sentinel Butte, Golva...
June 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Street improvement project not going forward
BELFIELD -- A proposed $900,000 street improvement project will not be taking place this year. It was announced that due to 60 percent of the residents in the project area protesting, the project would be killed, at a special meeting of the Belfield City Council Wednesday night....
April 15, 2009 - 11:55pm
April 11, 2009
Letter: Homosexuals in need of salvation, not equality
I am Christian, my creed is Jesus Christ. I am responding to the letter to the editor, "Time to update views about gays, lesbians" by Colleen McKirdy, April 7. I have two goals in mind: One is to challenge the content of that letter and two is to express my viewpoints on the issue...
April 11, 2009 - 12:00am
March 8, 2009
Press editorial: Passing tax buck not the key
We at the newspaper would hazard to guess, if you asked most North Dakotans if they thought their taxes were too high almost all would agree. Break it down and ask if property, income, payroll, sales, city, county, state and even federal taxes are too high and again the answer would...
March 8, 2009 - 12:00am
March 6, 2009
ND legislators not impressed by work comp choice
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's House Republican majority leader says the choice of a new workers compensation director is a big mistake. Gov. John Hoeven appointed former Highway Patrol commander Bryan Klipfel as director of the Workforce Safety and Insurance agency. Fargo Rep....
March 6, 2009 - 2:01pm
March 5, 2009
Judge: Man not responsible for beheading
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- A Canadian judge ruled Thursday that a man accused of beheading and cannibalizing a fellow Greyhound bus passenger...
March 5, 2009 - 1:07pm
February 26, 2009
Pharmacist pleads not guilty to theft
VALLEY CITY (AP) -- A Valley City pharmacy manager accused of stealing more than $13,000 from his employer has pleaded not guilty. Fifty-seven-year-old Jerome Schmidt is charged with felony theft of property. Authorities say the embezzlement at Valley Drug, which is owned by Thrifty...
February 26, 2009 - 2:06pm
February 12, 2009
Court says measles vaccine not to blame for autism
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a big blow to parents who believe vaccines caused their children's autism, a special court ruled Thursday that the shots are not to blame. The judges in the cases said the evidence was overwhelmingly contrary to the parents' claims -- and backed years of science...
February 12, 2009 - 7:15am
February 9, 2009
ND not immune from job struggles
Patrick Case decided to return to his native North Dakota after he was laid off from his job as a used car lot manager in Florida 13 months ago. "The...
February 9, 2009 - 7:07am
February 8, 2009
Landowners to claim mineral rights
Since 2003, landowners who own the surface rights to their property, but not the mineral rights, have had the right to claim any minerals rights deemed abandoned if nothing has been done with them for 20 years. Since 2003, long lost mineral rights holders have appeared out of the...
February 8, 2009 - 12:00am
February 5, 2009
Obama for the right, but not quite
Here's a bonus to the election of the Republican Party's first black chairman, Michael Steele: His election really ticks off the bigots in the party's knuckle-dragger wing. "To Hell with the Republican Party!" shouts former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, a former Republican state...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
DSU did not violate open records laws
DICKINSON - The North Dakota Attorney General's Office has issued an opinion stating Dickinson State University did not violate open records laws regarding a complaint from former adjunct professor James A. Woods regarding his personal file. "Dickinson State University did not violate...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am
June 22, 2008
Letter - Sen. Kent Conrad is not a friend of Angelo's
There have been news stories inaccurately portraying my mortgages with Countrywide Financial. I hope North Dakotans will hear the facts and understand I never asked for, expected or was aware of any special favors by Countrywide. Here are the facts: In 2002, I called a friend for...
June 22, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
N.D. PSC won't delay its Big Stone case
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Public Service Commission will not put its proceedings on the proposed Big Stone II power plant on hold, it decided Friday. Opponents from Plains Justice, headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, asked the PSC to suspend the North Dakota process known as...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
Paulsen won't have second term on higher ed board
BISMARCK -- The Chancellor Potts controversy came back to bite John Q. Paulsen on Tuesday and, as a result, he won't be getting a second term on the state Board of Higher Education. A state nominating committee declined to nominate Paulsen, of Fargo, and he'll leave the board when...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am