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Local farmers increasingly hiring help from abroad to meet labor shortages
Patch allows for new drug monitoring
Fairgrounds south of Dickinson in motion for completion next year
Police Blotter: Man arrested for interfering with emergency call
crime and courts
nation and world
Dickinson refinery celebrates opening about 2 months after ramp up
Citizens discuss wind ordinances
Hearing scheduled for crude oil pipeline
Pilot program to settle landowner, pipeline reclamation battles is underway
N.D. regulators grant more exceptions to gas flaring policy
Keep skin safe under the sun
Yard mushrooms: Yummy snack or deadly plant?
Patrick Hope: Red, white and Duke
Job Fair 2015
Romantic proposes to girlfriend on billboard
Mike Hansen leads the way: Dickinson racer helps out fellow drivers and wins along the way
Major League Soccer focuses on St. Paul site
Dickinson State coach Jon Stenman resigns, goes to Wisconsin program
If available to all, officials would promote Fargodome drink sales
The power of Human Imagination
Other Views: Supremes could learn from ND’s court
Canada prepares for (possibly) landmark election
A shift in the landscape
Other Views: The Welk home site is secure
Catherine M Vokal
Ernest "Ernie" Hellickson
Robert "Bob" Bostock
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...
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