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Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
'The complete package'
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
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
September 23, 2015
Pope lauds Obama on climate change, canonizaes controversial missionary
WASHINGTON — Pope Francis on Wednesday urged the United States to help tackle climate change and touched on other divisive U.S. political issues...
News/Nation and World
September 23, 2015 - 11:51pm
September 15, 2015
Senators struggle to find path for repealing U.S. oil export ban, Obama voices his opposition
WASHINGTON — U.S. senators who want to reverse the ban on oil exports are struggling to find wide legislation to attach their bill to, a sign that their effort to overturn the trade restriction could face difficulties. Sen. John Hoeven, a Republican of North Dakota, the top U.S....
September 15, 2015 - 11:36pm
August 14, 2015
Delegation weighs Iran nuclear deal during recess
GRAND FORKS — A month after it was reached, some members of the North Dakota and Minnesota congressional delegations are still mulling whether to support the deal to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for lifting international sanctions. But some, like Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D.,...
August 14, 2015 - 5:28pm
August 3, 2015
Obama issues challenge on climate change with power plant rule
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama challenged America and the world to step up efforts to fight global warming on Monday at the formal unveiling of his administration's controversial, ramped-up plan to cut carbon emissions from U.S. power plants. Declaring climate change the greatest...
News/Nation and World
August 3, 2015 - 5:44pm
June 24, 2015
Congress victory moves Obama’s Pacific trade pact forward
WASHINGTON — Legislation vital to securing the largest U.S. trade deal in decades was passed by the Senate on Wednesday by a comfortable margin, advancing President Barack Obama’s efforts to strengthen U.S. economic ties around the Pacific Rim. After a six-week congressional...
News/Nation and World
June 24, 2015 - 11:00pm
June 12, 2015
Obama quest for fast-track trade bill on ice in U.S. House
A raging battle over President Barack Obama’s request for “fast-track” authority central to improving U.S. ties with Asia resumes in the House of Representatives next week when lawmakers are expected to try to reverse Friday’s defeat of linchpin trade legislation. House Democrats...
June 12, 2015 - 11:09pm
April 2, 2015
U.S. readying emergency oil train safety measures
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Transportation Department is completing work on a package of measures to control oil train dangers before the Obama administration...
April 2, 2015 - 9:00pm
February 25, 2015
Fargo TV station anchor gets solo interview with Obama
FARGO – When Kerstin Kealy received a message from the White House, she thought it was a practical joke. But it’s for real – the WDAY anchor has been invited to Washington, D.C., for a one-on-one, sit-down interview with President Barack Obama on Thursday. This will...
February 25, 2015 - 2:11pm
January 21, 2015
Kemp: Oil producers’ underappreciated role in U.S. economy
The eight states at the heart of the American shale oil revolution all grew faster than the U.S. national average over the last decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), underscoring the importance of oil production to the U.S. economy. Gross domestic product...
January 21, 2015 - 6:42pm
January 8, 2015
Keystone XL clears hurdle in Senate despite Obama veto threat
WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans on Thursday advanced a bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, their top priority in a new campaign to push back President Barack Obama's policies now that they fully control Congress. The Republican-led Senate Energy Committee...
January 8, 2015 - 1:40pm
November 7, 2014
Sea bass with humble pie? Obama hosts lunch with Congress
WASHINGTON -- Republican victors of Tuesday's U.S. congressional elections broke bread with Democratic President Barack Obama on Friday. On the menu besides sea bass: whether the two sides can put aside bitter battles over health care and immigration and enact some legislation in...
November 7, 2014 - 1:16pm
September 26, 2014
Minnesota’s Klobuchar does not want Holder’s job
ST. PAUL, Minn. — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder had not yet announced his resignation Thursday before U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s name came up as a possible replacement, although she quashed such speculation hours later. “I intend to continue my work for the people of Minnesota...
September 26, 2014 - 12:07am
August 7, 2014
Letter: Democrats’ objective is to shut down the coal industry
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a ruling which threatens to kill the coal-fired electrical generation industry and the coal industry along with it. An Aug. 4 article in the Wall Street Journal estimates some 600,000 jobs will disappear within the next 10 years,...
August 7, 2014 - 10:54pm
July 23, 2014
Rules of the rail: Federal government seeks tougher oil-train regulations
GRAND FORKS — The federal government on Wednesday proposed stricter rules for trains hauling crude oil after several derailments led to spills...
July 23, 2014 - 3:22pm
June 18, 2014
Benson: The vision of President Obama and Chief Sitting Bull
Next week some 500 visitors will convene at the Real Bird Ranch, adjacent to the Little Bighorn Battle site, near Hardin, Mont., to watch the 21st annual Battle of the Little Bighorn re-enactment. For four days, men will dress in cavalry soldier uniforms and ride their horses in the...
June 18, 2014 - 6:17pm