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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
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
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
March 14, 2009
Every year on Ash Wednesday Catholics depart on a 40 day journey, which ends on Holy Thursday. That journey is called Lent, which is the liturgical...
March 14, 2009 - 11:14pm
March 13, 2009
Stand back, it's spring break
Of the approximate 600 students that reside at Dickinson State University, close to 300 of them will remain on campus free of charge for spring...
March 13, 2009 - 11:35pm
March 12, 2009
Delinquent taxpayer confronts mayor on TV
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The mayor of Philadelphia drew some special attention when he named three lawyers he said owed more than $350,000 combined in back taxes, interest and penalties. Mayor Michael Nutter held a news conference Wednesday on the sidewalk in front of the lawyers' offices,...
March 12, 2009 - 7:33am
Four-time champion Buser takes Iditarod lead
TAKOTNA, Alaska (AP) -- Four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion Martin Buser breezed through the tiny town of Takotna, spending less...
March 12, 2009 - 12:32am
March 10, 2009
No injuries in car vs. snowplow
Drifting snow and blustery wind in the Dickinson area on Tuesday, contributed to a crash involving a snowplow on Interstate 94, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Capt. Tony Huck said a vehicle hit a snowplow near Exit 64 after attempting to pass another vehicle that was...
March 10, 2009 - 11:44pm
March 5, 2009
2 bull elk found shot
DEERING (AP) -- Ward County authorities are investigating the shooting of two bull elk, worth an estimated $7,000, on an elk farm near Deering. Bob Cooper says he was watching the farm while the owner, Ken Herslip, was out of town. He says he found the elk dead Monday morning. Cooper...
March 5, 2009 - 6:33am
Dickinson may lose taxi service
There are a number of reasons Dakota Cab plans to close, and the owner said an attack on a driver is among them. Ray Sand, owner of Dakota Cab, said he plans to close March 31. "There are other things in play that have brought us to this decision, this was just kind of the icing...
March 5, 2009 - 12:00am
March 3, 2009
Interior work finishing on marina
RIVERDALE (AP) -- The Army Corps of Engineers says interior work on the new marina at Fort Stevenson State Park should be finished this week. The corps says the contract to complete the excavation of the marina floor and riprap of the interior banks has continued despite cold and...
March 3, 2009 - 6:40am
February 28, 2009
State Hospital study rejected
BISMARCK -- The Senate on Friday rejected a Fargo legislator's request to study transferring the State Hospital's property in Jamestown to the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Even though Senate Concurrent Resolution 4025 states twice that its purpose is to look...
February 28, 2009 - 11:25pm
February 21, 2009
Pro-lifers wrong on stem cell issue
I've certainly criticized President Obama enough since he's taken office and even more when he was a presidential candidate. But I don't hesitate to applaud him when he does something right. One of his advisers told a Sunday television talk show the president is now on the precipice...
February 21, 2009 - 5:38pm
February 17, 2009
Cruise ship carrying 104 aground
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- A cruise ship with 64 passengers and 41 crew members aboard ran aground near an Argentine base in Antarctica on Tuesday, but there were no risks to the people aboard, the Argentine navy and the ship's operator reported. The Bahaman-flagged Ocean Nova...
February 17, 2009 - 11:55am
February 15, 2009
What will stimulus package do for you?
(AP) -- President Barack Obama is expected to sign the newly-passed $787 billion economic stimulus bill on Tuesday in Denver. Here's a look at how the economic stimulus plan could affect you. Taxes The recovery package has tax breaks for families that send a child to college, purchase...
February 15, 2009 - 12:00am
February 14, 2009
Error on test spotted by student
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A high school student's keen eye has caught a state test error that managed to slip past teachers, test coordinators and other students for almost a year. Geoffrey Stanford, 17, discovered during a Kansas writing test last week that an essay question concerning...
February 14, 2009 - 6:22pm
Trade guns for a roses on Valentine's Day
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Police in South Carolina gave away roses on Valentine's Day. All you had to do to get one for your sweetie was turn in a gun. Hoping to get the weapons off the streets with the "Guns for Roses" program, authorities in two central South Carolina cities set up...
February 14, 2009 - 11:22am
February 13, 2009
Back on Uncle Sam's Plantation
Six years ago I wrote a book called "Uncle Sam's Plantation." I wrote the book to tell my own story of what I saw living inside the welfare state and my own transformation out of it. I said in that book that indeed there are two Americas.
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am