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Everlasting legend: Saddle bronc champion Alvin Nelson passes away
The Red Baron takes to the skies once again: Valley City brothers restore a favorite of aerobatics fans
Municipal and Stark County Courts: Cases closed Dec. 12-22
Gas prices falls below $2 in many regional locations
Squad car collides head-on with SUV
Nation & World
Bakken ‘Roughnecks:’ Authors paint a picture of North Dakota’s previous boom
Bakken outlook: Oil industry faces hurdles in 2015
Forward on flaring? Regulators say state has made progress; others claim it’s not enough
Top 10 stories of 2014: No. 5 is North Dakota officials concerned with dropping crude prices
Oil in 2014: This year could go down as defining one for North Dakota energy industry
Our View: Oil slowdown wouldn’t be all bad for North Dakota
Omdahl: Homeland security gogged down by dawg fight
Veeder: Smallest houses can hold most love
Our View: Donations good, Crips coming to Dickinson ugly
Other Views: Review of NDSU’s alert policy needed
Adams and Braun
Craftsmen install marble at St. Wenceslaus
Sharing culture, one cookie at a time: Exchange student attends DSU through partnership between U.S. and Germany
Celebrating Christmas in Medora: Events honor veterans, reflect traditional cowboy ways
'The Sound of Music': Trinity High to present classic musical
Brian J. Steckler
Edith C. Steier
Jay E. Seamands
Growing for the community: Stevenson family uses new funeral home as a way to give back
Journeying the Narrow Path
Jackie Hope: Winter arrives at 4:03 p.m.
Patrick Hope: Think outside the ‘Box’
DHS students give back
Trusting his heart: Rohr signs to play football at Dickinson State in fall
Vikings begin thinking about future
Hutzenbiler grabs double-double as Bismarck St. Mary’s beats Titans
Bombers edge No. 9-ranked Dickinson Trinity
December 3, 2014
Belfield passes special assessment for streets
A resolution to create four special assessment districts in Belfield passed Monday after the necessary percentage of property owners failed to opposed the divisive measure. After an at-times tense meeting last week at Belfield’s Memorial Hall, property owners subject to a 15-year...
news / local
December 3, 2014 - 10:29pm
Tax relief, more money for oil counties in N.D. budget plan: Dalrymple recommends general fund increase of 5.4 percent
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple outlined a two-year budget proposal Wednesday that continues to chip away at income and property taxes, pours $3 billion into roads and other infrastructure projects and carves out an additional $1 billion for western North Dakota counties seeking...
news / north dakota
December 3, 2014 - 4:58pm
A closer look at governor’s budget address
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s budget includes a number of proposals aimed at meeting the demand for services related to the state’s growth, not only in western oil counties but across the state. Here are a few of the highlights: Law enforcement The governor’s...
news / north dakota
December 3, 2014 - 3:18pm
December 1, 2014
Other Views: A master class in North Dakota politics
The Legacy Fund’s creators put the proposal on the right track. That’s why the fund exists in North Dakota today. Clearly, the Legacy Fund Initiative’s backers have learned those lessons, too. The backers put together an impressive coalition, which in turn crafted an impressive...
opinion / editorials
December 1, 2014 - 6:52pm
Air Force approves training zone over southwest North Dakota
The southwest corner of North Dakota may soon be booming, but it won't be because of oil drilling. Last Friday, the United States Air Force finished the environmental impact statement for the proposed expansion of the Powder River Training Complex, which could lead to expanded...
news / local
December 1, 2014 - 4:04pm
North Dakota Dems elect leaders in House and Senate
BISMARCK – North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party lawmakers have re-elected their top two leaders in both the state Senate and House of Representatives and will have some new faces in their caucus leadership positions. Sen. Mac Schneider of Grand Forks was re-elected as Senate minority...
news / north dakota
December 1, 2014 - 10:53am
November 28, 2014
Familiar themes expected in Dalrymple’s budget address
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers can expect familiar themes from Gov. Jack Dalrymple when he delivers his executive budget address Wednesday, the final day of the Legislature’s three-day organizational session. Dalrymple’s office has been tight-lipped about his budget recommendations,...
news / north dakota
November 28, 2014 - 5:44pm
November 18, 2014
U.S. Senate fails to pass Keystone XL pipeline bill
WASHINGTON -- Chanting and Native American song rang through the Senate chambers after a bill to congressionally approve the Keystone XL pipeline failed Tuesday afternoon. The bill, which would have taken the decision to approve the controversial pipeline out of President Barack...
November 18, 2014 - 10:58pm
Other Views: New political era dawns in North Dakota
“The Three Amigos” may have helped revive the Democratic-NPL Party in North Dakota once before. But here’s a tip for Democrats as they look for ways to start winning more legislative and statewide elections: Don’t expect those circumstances to come around again. Kent Conrad,...
November 18, 2014 - 7:12pm
Senate heads for vote on Keystone XL pipeline
WASHINGTON - Backers of the Keystone XL oil pipeline hope a vote in the U.S. Senate late on Tuesday will send a bill to the desk of President Barack Obama. With the chamber apparently stuck at 59 votes in favor of Keystone XL, Senator Mary Landrieu worked hard on Monday to gather...
November 18, 2014 - 10:39am
November 17, 2014
Lawmakers question extra money for state employees in Oil Patch
BISMARCK – A program that sends millions of dollars in temporary raises and rental assistance to state employees in western North Dakota’s Oil Patch continues to rankle some lawmakers who question if all of the payments are necessary and whether the state should instead boost...
November 17, 2014 - 7:35pm
Keystone XL Senate vote hangs in balance after Obama remarks
WASHINGTON - Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. Senate scrambled on Monday to gather votes to pass a bill that authorizes the project to help send Canadian oil to the U.S. Gulf, a task made harder after President Barack Obama made his toughest comments yet on the topic. With...
November 17, 2014 - 2:35pm
November 16, 2014
Democrats expect Obama to veto pipeline bill if it passes Senate
WASHINGTON - A Democratic leader said on Sunday a single vote could determine the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. Senate this week but that President Barack Obama was likely to veto the bill even if it passes. The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Friday...
November 16, 2014 - 8:28pm
November 14, 2014
U.S. House passes Keystone XL
WASHINGTON -- The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives approved the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, but a similar measure struggled to get enough support in the Senate and President Barack Obama indicated he might use his veto if the bill does get through Congress. The...
November 14, 2014 - 10:18pm
FBI office approved for Williston
WILLISTON — A permanent field office for federal agents to combat a surge in crime in western North Dakota could open in Williston as soon as early 2015. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., joined with Oil Patch police chiefs and sheriffs here Friday to announce the Senate Appropriations...
November 14, 2014 - 8:15pm