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Press Pass: Richardton Health Center has grand opening Sunday, Autopsy shows oil worker fell to his death after explosion, First International intends to buy out Hawks Point
SM Fencing’s neighbors accuse energy service company of environmental violations
Parks board approves engineering contract for baseball stadium rebuild
First International intends to buy out Hawks Point
Royalty organization director blasts Obama's politicization of climate change
crime and courts
nation and world
Landslide concerns prompt change in Dakota Access pipeline’s N.D. route
Authorities release name of Michigan oilfield worker who died Monday
PSC could vote on Brady Wind II next month
Court sets aside Obama administration fracking rules for public lands
PSC approves NextEra's $153M wind farm near Bismarck
Kat Perkins releases musical tribute to late singer and friend Christina Grimmie
Rockin' Nikki and the Karaoke Guy featured at upcoming bandshell show
Outdoor Movie Night postponed until July 12
FEATURE PHOTO: No breaks for this bee
Ladybugs rescue plum tree from aphid attack
Dickinson Trinity's Messer signs to Blue Hawks baseball
Wrights start things right at Roughrider Days Rodeo
Scoreboard of June 24, 2016
Minnesota Wild draft Wisconsin Badger
Roughriders take advantage of errors, win twice in Jablonsky Tournament
Seaman: Trading freedom for false security
Other Views: UND’s ‘hawk’ logo will do
Letter: Decay in Dickinson
Letter: Urging a no vote on Richardton-Taylor school bond
Jacobs: Burgum campaign makes sense in hindsight
good bad and ugly
Frank L. Miller
Marvin P. Dvorak
Dolores M. Adams
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
January 18, 2012
Obama rejects Canada-Texas oil pipeline for now
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a politically explosive decision, President Barack Obama on Wednesday rejected plans for a massive oil pipeline through...
News / oil
January 18, 2012 - 9:13pm
December 1, 2011
Horse slaughter soon an option
TULSA, Okla. -- Horses could soon be butchered in the U.S. for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse...
News / North Dakota
December 1, 2011 - 12:00am
September 9, 2011
Cut taxes, Obama tells Congress in $450B jobs plan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attacking a deepening jobs crisis, President Barack Obama challenged a reluctant Congress Thursday night to urgently pass a larger-than-expected $450 billion plan to "jolt an economy that has stalled." He urged lawmakers to slash Social Security taxes for tens of...
September 9, 2011 - 12:00am
January 26, 2011
Obama: 'We will move forward together or not at all'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pleading for unity in a newly divided government, President Barack Obama implored Democratic and Republican lawmakers to rally...
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
November 24, 2010
Obama interrupts Hoeven's turkey pardoning
BISMARCK -- The fate of a 19-week-old turkey was left hanging in the balance Tuesday when Gov. John Hoeven had to leave his annual turkey pardon to take a phone call from President Barack Obama. Ironically, Hoeven had just talked about building the suspense for the pardon. "At...
November 24, 2010 - 12:00am
The shattering of McChrystal
In one fundamental way, Gen. Stanley McChrystal never was Gen. Douglas MacArthur. But in another, he absolutely was. And with the lives of thousands of U.S. and NATO troops dependent on his judgment, that is why McChrystal, although an intellectually brilliant general, has just...
June 24, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
Obama and oil rig management
It has several variations, but there's an old military adage that goes roughly, "When in trouble, when in doubt, run around in circles, jump and shout." A Navy officer explained that just the appearance of energetic activity might buy you enough time to think up a real solution. President...
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
Vietnam something imagined
With their usual talent for towing icebergs into the path of their own Titanic, the Democrats have a problem. In Connecticut, Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, a candidate for U.S. Senate who has long taken pride in his Vietnam service, is now revealed as a person who forgot to...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
May 20, 2010
Great orator not necessarily great communicator
What with the Tea Party all the rage these days and angry voters seeming like the new norm, even Washington is anti-Washington. Incumbents are running scared (except for those too scared to run). And all Washington Insiders have urgent new insights (gleaned from a fact-finding drop-by...
May 20, 2010 - 12:00am
March 26, 2010
Democrats send Obama final health measure
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Democrats sent the final piece of landmark health care legislation to President Barack Obama before heading home to face a skeptical -- and sometimes even threatening -- electorate. The last legislative chapter in the wrenching national debate over...
March 26, 2010 - 6:22am
January 13, 2010
Letter: Best wishes to Dorgan and remember to do right thing
I have to admit that the announcement of Sen. Byron Dorgan's decision not to seek re-election came as a complete surprise to me. Despite the reasons he gave for his decision not to run again, I think the real reason is that he saw the handwriting on the wall. He knew that by supporting...
letters / opinion
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am
January 5, 2010
Has Cheney forgotten 9/11?
The one halfway-good memory from those awful days immediately following the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks was the spirit of national unity it triggered. As I wrote at the time, nothing focuses the mind like the knowledge that there's somebody out to kill you simply for being American. "We...
January 5, 2010 - 12:00am
December 12, 2009
What our enemies are saying now
We've heard a lot in recent days about how conservatives and liberals are responding to President Barack Obama's plans for Afghanistan. But what does the enemy think? Mullah Mohammed Omar, the Afghan Taliban leader, clearly would have been happier had Obama taken Michael Moore's...
December 12, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2009
Obama persists as polls drop
President Barack Obama has so loaded up the policy circuits this month that you'd expect a government-wide blackout any minute. Still, in spite of declining approval ratings for him and most of his policies, he's decided to persist -- on Afghanistan, health care, jobs, climate change...
December 8, 2009 - 12:00am
November 27, 2009
Secret Service: Crashers posed no danger to Obama
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Secret Service maintains that President Barack Obama was never in danger at a state dinner after an uninvited Virginia couple got through security, but it wouldn't comment on whether anyone is screened for radiological or biological weapons. Edwin Donovan,...
November 27, 2009 - 7:30am