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Senate approves rolling BreatheND into health department
Witnesses recount night of shooting as murder retrial begins
Stark Development Corporation thanks Gaylon Baker for his accomplishments
City commission mulls occupancy tax
Dakota Access Pipeline camp closure goes fairly peacefully despite 2 hurt and 10 arrested
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MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Blue Hawks find a way past Dakota State in tourney opener
Before prep for Walford, Blue Hawks took time to celebrate title
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
NDSU athletic department faces cut of $800,000 in state funding
UND hopes Senior Weekend isn't last trip to home ice this season
Port: Reminder: The #NoDAPL protesters in camp are no longer standing with Standing Rock
Port: State of North Dakota buys hotel rooms and bus tickets home for #NoDAPL protesters
Port: Feds a no-show again as N.D. police receive hazmat training before squaring off with protesters
Port: House votes to restrict civil asset forfeiture despite opposition from law enforcement
Port: Anger and insults in the ND House, casino suffers and wind industry targeted
Donna Mae Hewson
Matthew D. Butler
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
August 9, 2014
Dalrymple encourages Dayton to speak with local leaders about flood diversion
FARGO — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has encouraged Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to hear directly from local officials in his state about their position on the proposed Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion. Dalrymple spoke with Dayton last week after a recent statement issued by the...
August 9, 2014 - 6:00pm
July 23, 2014
Minn. legislator backs DNR’s bid to intervene in lawsuit against diversion
FARGO — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ bid to enter the legal fray over the proposed $1.8 billion Fargo-Moorhead diversion highlights an issue that has lurked beneath the surface: Can Minnesota assert legal authority over the federal flood control project? The...
July 23, 2014 - 11:34pm
July 19, 2014
Man linked to Minn. pharmacy standoff arrested
BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — A man linked to a suspected robbery Wednesday at a Breckenridge pharmacy that triggered a three-hour police standoff was arrested Thursday on suspicion of possessing stolen property. Christopher Ryan McCourt, 33, was arrested across the Red River in North...
News/crime and courts
July 19, 2014 - 12:03am
July 15, 2014
Diversion model open house set: Rosemount to host $2.6M design of project
FARGO — The public will have a chance to see a to-scale piece of the $1.8 billion metro-area diversion channel in action this month. An open...
July 15, 2014 - 11:25pm
July 10, 2014
Diversion plan could double property assessments: Fees never would be collected, officials maintain
FARGO — A new proposal by proponents of a $1.8 billion metro-area flood diversion could double the project’s potential special assessments for Cass County property owners, though diversion officials still say those fees will never be assessed. To fast-track the massive flood-control...
July 10, 2014 - 10:48pm
Minnesota representative threatens to lobby against diversion over ring dike
FARGO — A longtime Minnesota legislator said he will actively lobby against the proposed metro-area flood diversion if project proponents continue to build an upstream ring dike in North Dakota. Rep. Paul Marquart, DFL-Dilworth, said he can no longer support the project because...
July 10, 2014 - 10:46pm
July 9, 2014
Diversion officials bristle at cost of wetland restoration
FARGO — It will take more than a half-million dollars to mitigate the impacts of an upstream ring levee on local wetlands, a cost some metro-area flood diversion officials have trouble swallowing. “It’s a little bit like highway robbery,” said Cass County auditor Michael...
July 9, 2014 - 10:43pm
June 28, 2014
Body found in Red River identified as missing student
BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – Andrew Sadek seemed to vanish after he was last seen on surveillance leaving his dormitory in predawn darkness. The search for the 20-year-old student ended Saturday when a body found in the Red River north of Breckenridge was identified as Sadek, missing...
News/crime and courts
June 28, 2014 - 11:23pm
June 12, 2014
Diversion officials say plans for cemeteries still a year away: Project backers, residents differ on how many sites affected
FARGO — Diversion officials say they hope to have plans for how to save cemeteries south of Fargo-Moorhead from backed-up Red River floodwaters within a year. The prospect of sitting water — from a few inches to more than 10 feet — atop graves has become another rallying point...
June 12, 2014 - 11:18pm
June 11, 2014
Obama’s signature officially authorizes Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project
FARGO — President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed legislation authorizing the $1.8 billion diversion to protect Fargo-Moorhead from catastrophic flooding. Authorization came from the president’s signature on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, which authorized the...
June 11, 2014 - 12:34am
May 29, 2014
Study confirms north route as best option for Red River Valley Water Supply Project: State Water Commission approves $2.5 million to study Missouri River intake options
BISMARCK — An engineering study of potential routes for the Red River Valley Water Supply Project confirms that the northern route endorsed by project backers provides the best chance for completing the pipeline, but at a cost $118 million higher than the previous estimate. Next...
May 29, 2014 - 5:45pm
May 23, 2014
Diversion supporters celebrate ‘milestone’
MOORHEAD, Minn. — For diversion advocates, Friday was a day for celebration. A federal water projects bill authorizing the proposed $1.8 billion flood channel around Fargo-Moorhead passed the U.S. Senate on Thursday and now awaits an expected signature from President Barack Obama. Federal...
May 23, 2014 - 11:46pm
May 22, 2014
Pilot program could fast-track diversion project: Proponents say F-M flood control good candidate for public-private funding deal
FARGO — With the fight to federally authorize the Fargo-Moorhead diversion nearly won, advocates must now fight for more than $800 million from the federal government to build the project. But local officials hope they’ve found a way to build the proposed $1.8 billion flood channel...
May 22, 2014 - 3:12pm
May 15, 2014
Hertsgaard: Oil money to flow east, fund F-M diversion
Who needs a pipeline to move oilfield benefits from the west? Fargo-Moorhead Diversion backers have concocted a scheme to turn the state’s oil and agriculture bounty into a giant ATM machine. Fargo’s diversion cost estimate is about $2 billion. It’s a sure bet the federal government...
May 15, 2014 - 5:10pm
May 7, 2014
Board recommends route for proposed Red River Water Supply Project
FARGO — The board behind the proposed Red River Valley Water Supply Project once again endorsed a pipeline route that follows a corridor that already has much of the right of way secured. The vote Monday by the Lake Agassiz Water Authority board will be presented to the North...
May 7, 2014 - 6:38pm