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Opiate use sees 'uptick' in Bismarck area
Victims in deadly hayride crash slowly recovering
A widow's goal: 'If you kill someone with your car, it should be a felony'
U.S. court rules $24.9 billion Dell buyout under priced by 22 percent
Combative Trump says he raised $5.6 million for vets, bashes media
crime and courts
nation and world
Western North Dakota energy service leaders, legislators optimistic after oil conference
Oil prices edge higher in thin trade; OPEC eyed
PSC inches closer to Brady Wind decision
Bakken pipeline permit yanked over possible sacred burial grounds
Fargo trying to brew up interest as site for oil conference
Cassie's swing set: Volunteers erect playground set for Make-a-Wish child
Memorial Day: A happy-sad holiday
Studies of the big cats: Travis King receives three fellowships for further studies
History Alive! to resume at Chateau
Stroh, Olson, Truchan, LeMieux among winners at Memorial Day Rodeo
Scoreboard of May 30, 2016
Williston State College to hold Badlands Showcase
Andretti curse lifts at Indy 500
Graveman pitches Athletics past Minnesota
Holten: A misnomer is a lie
Ahlin: Hillary held to higher standard
Letter: Simons is a guy who gets it
Letter: Stenehjem support of economic development important
Letter: Stenehjem’s prison reform plan evidence of a great leader
good bad and ugly
Roberta "Bobbi" Miller
John A. Brueni
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
August 7, 2015
Shortage of North Dakota, Minnesota officials not promising for upcoming year
GRAND FORKS — After 41 seasons as a football official, Norm Dutot was wrapping up his career’s last season. In the final game of the regular season, the annual Cushman Classic between the Grand Forks Central and Red River high school teams, he was acknowledged at halftime for...
sports / preps
August 7, 2015 - 12:57am
April 27, 2009
Area preps for swine flu
No cases of the much talked about swine influenza have been reported in North Dakota, but area health officials are preparing in case of an outbreak. In many ways, swine flu mirrors regular influenza, said Sherry Adams, pandemic flu coordinator for the Southwestern District Health...
April 27, 2009 - 11:19pm
April 22, 2009
New teacher salaries may increase nearly $4,000
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, new teachers hired at Dickinson Public Schools may start at $31,000, nearly $4,000 more than last year's base salary of more than $27,000, school officials say. During Wednesday's meeting of the DPS Collaborative Bargaining team, preliminary...
April 22, 2009 - 11:17pm
April 18, 2009
Keeping an eye on the river
After rising overnight, the Little Missouri River has crept above the flood stage of 15 feet, reaching 15.8 feet as of 4 p.m. Saturday, Billings County officials report. Now town and county leaders are in wait-and-see mode. The river was at 14.6 feet late Friday evening, the National...
April 18, 2009 - 10:26pm
April 15, 2009
Keeping up with students could be challenge
Dickinson Public Schools could need more classrooms by fall 2010 and school officials will look into alternatives to accommodate an increasing number of students. Members discussed potential problems that may occur from the increase at Tuesday's school board meeting, board. Superintendent...
April 15, 2009 - 11:57pm
Locals plug more money for roads, bridges
BISMARCK -- Even before the blizzards, even before the flooding, a quarter of North Dakota's roads were in danger of falling apart and desperately in need of work costing hundreds of thousands of dollars, county officials said Wednesday. Quoting a national study, the local officials...
April 15, 2009 - 11:56pm
April 10, 2009
Flooding threatens closure of Valley City bridges
VALLEY CITY (AP) -- All but one of Valley City's 11 bridges will have to close if the Sheyenne River reaches record levels, Barnes County officials say. The National Weather Service is predicting the Sheyenne will rise to 22 feet in Valley City by Tuesday, or two feet higher than...
April 10, 2009 - 11:36pm
April 9, 2009
School board elections coming soon
School board elections coming soon Deadlines approach, as few candidates apply Area schools will be holding elections to fill open school board positions this summer. School officials said that positions that receive no applications will vote someone in by write-in. Those schools...
April 9, 2009 - 10:55pm
April 8, 2009
Race track supporters trying to salvage bill
BISMARCK -- A bill that horse racing officials say must pass to ensure North Dakota's two race tracks will operate beyond this year has had a perilous journey through the session but got new life breathed into it on Wednesday. Sen. Tom Fischer, R-Fargo, said Wednesday he'll take...
April 8, 2009 - 11:21pm
April 4, 2009
Grant provides security for South Heart School
South Heart School officials say things are more up to par since the school has a new security system and locks. Nearly $3,000 was awarded through Stark County Emergency Management for classroom door locks in February, Riley Mattson, superintendent and elementary principal for South...
April 4, 2009 - 10:47pm
Officials catching their breath, while bracing for a second crest
FARGO -- Local officials are taking the weekend to rest, reassess and get ready for another possibly record-setting crest. Agencies are operating on minimal staffing to give workers time off, while still planning their defenses if the river rises above 40 feet again in mid-April,...
April 4, 2009 - 10:46pm
April 1, 2009
$45,000 allotted to industrial park plan
Stark County officials will soon look into building one or more industrial sites within the county as well as southern Dunn County. Planning for the sites will be easier since the United States Commerce Department Economic Development Administration announced Tuesday it was granting...
April 1, 2009 - 11:21pm
February 24, 2009
Officials: U.S. to be out of Iraq in 19 months
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States plans to withdraw most of its troops from Iraq by August 2010, 19 months after President Barack Obama's inauguration, according to administration officials. The withdrawal plan would fulfill one of Obama's central campaign pledges, albeit a little...
February 24, 2009 - 2:28pm
February 18, 2009
Officials investigate oil spill off coast
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) -- Federal and state officials on Wednesday were investigating the source of an oil spill at an Exxon Mobil platform in the Santa Barbara Channel. Coast Guard spokeswoman Stephanie Young said a caller alerted state officials about the spill at Platform...
February 18, 2009 - 5:51pm
February 12, 2009
City fears loss of pornography archive
AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Officials in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden say the municipal pornography archive is missing and they fear it may be lost for good or stolen. Spokesman Erik Krikke of the city's historical center says the archive -- which contained photos, drawings and erotic texts...
February 12, 2009 - 10:50am