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18-year-old charged with vehicular homicide in fatal crash
ND weather forecast calls for warm weather into December
New England has welcomed 9 foreign-exchange students
Governor candidates disclose financial interests
Police Blotter: Craigslist-type scam affects Dickinson area
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
DSU wide receiver Brown has seen the ‘whole spectrum’
Area high school football coaches react to new realignment
Heart River Cougars find footing at end of season
Killdeer faces familiar foe in Velva-Sawyer to open playoffs
Hunting license change means less local business
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
June 30, 2016
Estimate of United States transgender adults doubles amid debate on rights
NEW YORK — Twice as many U.S. adults identify as transgender than was previously thought, researchers said on Thursday, in a finding that could put pressure on lawmakers to address discrimination against transgender people. Some 1.4 million of U.S. adults, or 0.6 percent of the...
News/Nation and World
June 30, 2016 - 11:03pm
September 8, 2013
Attorney says parents' rights being edged out by grandparents' in wake of unusual ruling
GRAND FORKS -- In a ruling that defied predictions made by family law attorneys, a Grand Forks judge has upheld his decision to allow a 16-year-old girl free rein to visit her grandparents at any time, over the objections of her parents. "This case has created an enormous amount...
September 8, 2013 - 12:00am
State mineral auction pulls in $4.8 million
BISMARCK -- With more than 54,000 mineral acres up for grabs Tuesday, oil and gas companies shelled out more than $4.8 million for the rights to drill into state-owned land. But the last auction by the North Dakota Department of Trust Lands in May had only 14,800 acres on the auction...
August 8, 2013 - 12:00am
Area business leaders tell Sen. John Hoeven: There's too much federal red tape
Bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., have wrapped red tape around everything from commerce and manufacturing to road construction and education,...
August 8, 2013 - 12:00am
May 10, 2013
Senate, governor last two gay marriage steps
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota is a Senate vote and a governor's signature away from becoming the 12th state to allow gay marriage. Same-sex marriage supporters are optimistic because the House was regarded as the biggest hurdle. After the bill passed the House surprisingly easily 75-59,...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
December 15, 2010
Northern Cheyenne has deal to swap coal leases
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The Northern Cheyenne tribe and two coal companies told Gov. Brian Schweitzer on Wednesday that they have a new deal to swap mineral rights in the region. The tribe said it will be getting tracts of mineral rights within its borders to make sure it has control...
December 15, 2010 - 5:03pm
April 7, 2009
House OKs sovereignty measure
BISMARCK -- The State House OK'd a resolution Tuesday affirming North Dakota's rights as a sovereign state after a debate that one member compared to pre-Civil War secessionist talk. House Concurrent Resolution 3063 passed on a 52-42 vote. It invokes the U.S. Constitution's 10th...
April 7, 2009 - 11:22pm
April 1, 2009
NUL preaches dependence
The National Urban League has just issued its annual State of Black America report. It provides a troubling statistical snapshot of where blacks stand today in our country. Like Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League, I'm concerned. But after concern, we part company....
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
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
March 12, 2009
Wilderness bill stymied over gun rights
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House on Wednesday defeated a bill to set aside more than 2 million acres in nine states as protected wilderness -- the victim of a renewed Republican push to allow concealed, loaded weapons in national parks. A majority of House members supported the wilderness...
March 12, 2009 - 12:37am
February 8, 2009
Landowners to claim mineral rights
Since 2003, landowners who own the surface rights to their property, but not the mineral rights, have had the right to claim any minerals rights deemed abandoned if nothing has been done with them for 20 years. Since 2003, long lost mineral rights holders have appeared out of the...
February 8, 2009 - 12:00am
January 31, 2009
Woman pressured to practice Christianity stands up for rights
Judith Scott probably never set out to be a First Amendment heroine. But she is as far as I'm concerned. Scott has filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia for what she claims was a retaliatory firing. Her proselytizing boss at the Blacksburg, Va....
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
January 10, 2009
Surface Rights at Liberty Memorial
BISMARCK -- Landowners in North Dakota whose property covers uranium and other minerals and metals should have the same rights as those whose property overlies oil, gas and coal, a state official told a legislative committee. Senate Bill 2141, if passed, would require mineral developers...
January 10, 2009 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
Letter - Radical animal rights groups are targeting N.D.
North Dakota is obviously in the sites of radical animal rights groups. Who else would look to ban hunting? If North Dakotans decide that hunting behind a fence is illegal we are well on our way to banning other kinds of hunting. If we ban any type of hunting, it's a lot easier...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
Letter - Vote preserves voting rights, favors fiscal responsibility
We thank Dickinson residents who voted against Ordinance 1351 on June 10. Your vote, against changing the half-percent sales tax, was a vote in favor of fiscal responsibility and preservation of our voting rights. We are disappointed with Destiny Dickinson's last-ditch effort just...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am