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Bellevue brings a unique situation to Dickinson State women's basketball
Mott-Regent boys look to build on 4th place finish
Mott-Regent Wildfire girls basketball back with a faster pace
Raptors bounce back to overtake Timberwolves
Bison rushing attack has been more productive late in the season
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
November 5, 2015
One person wounded in Parshall shooting; school put on lockdown
PARSHALL, N.D. -- One person was wounded in a shooting that scared the communities of Parshall and nearby New Town on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation Thursday morning. Although law enforcement gave few details about the incident, Facebook posts and the Mountrail County newspaper...
November 5, 2015 - 11:08pm
October 28, 2015
Man found dead on reservation; woman taken into custody
SELFRIDGE, N.D. -- A Selfridge man was reported dead in his home on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation on Wednesday. Chief Division Counsel of the FBI's Minnesota Division, Kyle Loven, said his office was notified of the deceased man early Wednesday morning. The FBI, the...
October 28, 2015 - 11:21pm
October 17, 2015
Fargo parental kidnapper given parole, but children still on SD reservation
FARGO -- A Fargo mother who was convicted of parental kidnapping and whose daughters are still on a South Dakota Indian reservation with her half-sister has been granted early parole, much to the chagrin of the fathers. The 3-0 decision by the North Dakota Board of Parole will...
October 17, 2015 - 3:56pm
June 5, 2014
Barack Obama bound for Standing Rock: Reservation visit next week will be first by a president since 1999
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are headed to Cannon Ball on June 13 to visit the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, the White House announced Thursday. Obama will be the first sitting president to visit Indian Country since 1999 when Bill Clinton went to the Pine...
June 5, 2014 - 11:29pm
April 11, 2013
U.S. Attorney, victims advocate defend VAWA
GRAND FORKS -- A new federal law giving tribal courts limited jurisdiction in domestic violence cases involving non-Indians gives new hope to Indian women while safeguarding due process rights of the accused, according to U.S.
April 11, 2013 - 12:00am
April 7, 2013
Overcoming hurdles at Spirit Lake
SPIRIT LAKE NATION -- As health and social service professionals grappled over the past year with issues of child protection at Spirit Lake, they found a disturbing trend at Mercy Hospital in neighboring Devils Lake. "We were hearing about an alarming problem of Native women having...
April 7, 2013 - 12:00am
December 9, 2012
Redressing a historic wrong; Native Americans to see settlement checks from feds
DUNSEITH -- In the dim bleakness of the dilapidated shelter he shares with two grown sons and several small "ankle-biter" dogs on the Turtle...
December 9, 2012 - 12:00am
November 20, 2012
Victim of shooting was prominent New Town community member
NEW TOWN -- The woman who was killed here Sunday was president of her church council, served on many community boards and cut fabric squares for the quilting club, neighbors and friends said Monday. "Martha Johnson was probably one of the nicest people I ever knew," said Manda Patterson...
November 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
Human trafficking added to list of crimes affecting Native Americans
FARGO -- Dusty J. Morsette recruited minors and young adults to be part of a gang on the Fort Berthold Reservation that he called the Black Disciples -- a group recently found to engage in human trafficking. He was convicted in April of using force and coercion to recruit a young...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
Tribes, government agree to $1 billion settlement
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) -- The federal government says it will pay more than $1 billion to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by American Indian tribes over mismanagement of trust lands. The settlement announced jointly by the Justice Department and the Interior Department resolves...
April 11, 2012 - 2:27pm
October 5, 2011
Search on for man who shot 3 on Mont. reservation
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- The search for an armed suspect in a triple shooting on the Crow Reservation spanned the southeast Montana countryside Wednesday as people were warned to stay inside for their safety, a Big Horn County commissioner said. Authorities were seeking Sheldon Bernard...
October 5, 2011 - 11:14am
August 6, 2011
ND tribe gets tough on improper oil waste disposal
NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) -- The Three Affiliated Tribes is cracking down on improper waste disposal by oil companies on the Fort Berthold Reservation in western North Dakota. The tribe has implemented fines that start at a few thousand dollars and progress to a million dollars. Companies...
August 6, 2011 - 10:30am