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Finding funds for habitat: As pheasant season opens, the question of funding habitat improvement will be a highly discussed topic
Leier: ND’s rich 125-year history in outdoors
Yellowstone bison to be given to tribes instead of zoos
Dakota Recreation Report
DPS, teachers disagree on salary: DEA requests $43,500 a year; School argues money isn't in budget
Nation & World
Oil refinery one step closer to reality: Devils Lake commission approves letter of support for $200M project
N.D. regulators approve permit for state’s first new coal mine since 1970s
BLM mineral lease sale in Golden Valley County nets $510,400
Oil companies buy more sand, railcars: Halliburton, Baker Hughes stockpile supplies as demand begins to climb
U.S. to conduct study on petroleum reserve in light of climbing output
Benson: We’ve always been fighting against viruses
Letter: What does conservation cost?
Letter: Cramer is a man of his word
Letters: Measure 2 will keep farmers, ranchers from paying transfer taxes
Letter: 4 arguments for Measure 1
This one, Dad
'I'd rather walk': La Ray Ries overcame health issues and age to finish walking the Maah Daah Hey Trail and The Deuce while in his 80s
Solving a murder at St. Mary's convent: New England to present dinner theater
Getting excited about science: DHS robotics team ready for competition
Trinity team building robot for competition
Robert W. Blatzheim
In it for the long hauls
Journeying the Narrow Path
Rhoades: Plaid isn’t just for cowboys
Patrick Hope: Why is a raven like a video game?
Lasting success: Since his sophomore season, Binstock has been the Midgets’ leader
Tyrrell stays modest for DHS
Thunderbirds change pace against UND
Bison may use silent count at DakotaDome
UND, Providence provide top goalie matchup
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...
news / north dakota
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...
news / north dakota
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 Mountain Indian Reservation, Jessie Cree, 57, listens intently as cousin Delvin Cree and another visitor talk money. A long-awaited major settlement...
local / news
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...
local / news
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...
news / north dakota
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...
Energy / news / oil
August 6, 2011 - 10:30am