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Bond set at $250,000 for Sawyer superintendent
Pipeline leaks 63,000 gallons of saltwater, some enters lake
Police Blotter: Man charged with aggravated assault
Baltimore asks Justice Department to investigate police practices
UND student died of fentanyl overdose, report says
crime and courts
nation and world
Minn. mining company files for bankruptcy
EOG Resources to resume fracking if oil hits $65 a barrel
Refinery ramps up: Dakota Prairie Refining begins producing fuel from Bakken crude oil
Bloomberg: Trader Andy Hall says oil prices reached turning point
Businesses move past chaos: As oil prices stay low, Dickinson stores begin feeling slowdown’s effect
Brain health: What can you do to keep your thinker healthy?
Cuba performances to air live on MPR
Journeying the Narrow Path
Patrick Hope: The biggest sleep
On Star Wars day, a cereal tribute that is here to stay
Rebel keeps rolling: Richardton-Taylor senior sets another PR, Titans nab 2 new qualifiers
Minot Ryan take two from Dickinson
DSU track and field sweeps weekly honors
Minnesota bids to host 2020 championship
Midgets beat Demons for first West Region win
Other Views: Frackers, Force, Flickertails, Frost Giants and Flood
Letter: Thanks to the community for supporting daughter’s benefit
Benson: What lyrics say about one’s future
Jacobs: Oil anxiety became theme of legislative session
Other Views: Bipartisan bill blocks EPA’s ‘waters’ overreach
Glen Francis Snow
John P. Custer
Britt W. Owens
Train carrying oil derails, burns near small Wells County town
April 17, 2009
Medora prepares for flooding
With the Little Missouri River once again on the rise, the Medora City Council and the Billings County Commission held a joint emergency meeting...
April 17, 2009 - 10:34pm
April 16, 2009
Groups say carbon summit may not have big picture
BISMARCK -- North Dakota environmental groups say a summit planned today at the Capitol on the effects of carbon cap-and-trade reflects an unwillingness to see carbon dioxide regulation as anything other than a threat to the status quo. Instead, members of the Dakota Resource Council...
April 16, 2009 - 11:22pm
April 14, 2009
Head-on collision leaves one injured
A motorcycle and pickup were involved in a head-on collision Tuesday night on West Villard Street and State Avenue. Dickinson Police Department...
April 14, 2009 - 11:39pm
April 11, 2009
Dickinson Tea Party encourages thinking about frustrating taxes
On Wednesday, people across the United States will draw inspiration from an event that took place more than 235 years ago. Inspired by the Boston Tea Party, more than 600 Tax Day Tea Party protests are scheduled for cities throughout the country, including Dickinson. Dickinson Tea...
April 11, 2009 - 10:39pm
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
Tractor vs. car accidents a reminder
A tragic accident that ended the life of two Hettinger residents on Monday and another crash involving a tractor over the weekend is a reminder to keep an eye out for farm equipment on area roads. Car vs. tractor crashes occur on average about once every other year and are usually...
April 8, 2009 - 11:17pm
Embracing the future by ignoring the past
The Congressional Budget Office, the economic forecasting arm of the Congress, now reports that the Social Security trust fund is almost in the red. They project that the fund's surplus next year will be a scant $3 billion. For perspective, CBO just 12 months ago projected that this...
April 8, 2009 - 12:00am
April 7, 2009
Board approves fairground design
During Tuesday's regular meeting of the Stark County Fair Association, a design concept for the fairgrounds was accepted unanimously by board...
April 7, 2009 - 11:23pm
April 3, 2009
House kills gay rights bill
BISMARCK -- House members on Friday argued that outlawing discrimination against gays and lesbian North Dakotans would protect behavior that can be changed and which God abhors, then soundly voted down Senate Bill 2278. The bill would have added sexual orientation and transgendered...
April 3, 2009 - 10:26pm
March 26, 2009
New Red River crest at 43 feet
FARGO (AP) -- Fargo's rush to prepare for potentially disastrous flooding on the Red River flooding got a major setback late Thursday when the...
March 26, 2009 - 11:37pm
March 21, 2009
WHAT TO DO WITH STIMULUS FUNDS?
During the last of three "Coffee With Your Legislators" events Saturday, what to do with stimulus package money seemed to take center stage....
March 21, 2009 - 9:41pm
March 20, 2009
Medora to hold housing meeting
The Medora City Council will be hosting a special meeting on Tuesday, March 31 to discuss the possibility of constructing housing. A total of seven single-dwelling units are being considered, but only two of those would be considered for possible construction this year, said Medora...
March 20, 2009 - 10:58pm
March 19, 2009
Smoking ban fails
A resolution that would have banned tobacco on all North Dakota state university campuses failed to get a second motion at the State Board of Higher Education meeting held Thursday in Bismarck. The decision as to whether or not all tobacco, including smokeless, would be banned from...
March 19, 2009 - 11:16pm
March 18, 2009
For the last ten years, the Great Plains Regional Office of Ducks Unlimited chapter has been keeping a close eye on North Dakota's duck nesting habits. The study, which seeks to understand where and when ducks prefer to nest, is in its tenth consecutive year, and Jennifer Kross,...
March 18, 2009 - 11:45pm
Animal rights, circus lawyers differ on elephants
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Animal rights activists asked a federal judge Wednesday to find that the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus violates the Endangered Species Act by using metal-tipped prods and chains to control its elephants. In closing arguments after a six-year court battle,...
March 18, 2009 - 1:15pm