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Refinery blast injures at least 11; fire still burning as evacuation continues
Run, Lincoln, Run!: Fun Run raises money, promotes wellness
Combating fake news: Panel of Fargo media experts discuss the landscape of today's media
Trial delayed for suspect in slaying of pregnant Fargo woman
ND legislators hear cutting court budget 'would absolutely have a hit'
crime and courts
nation and world
'It's just not what people want anymore': Subway to close hundreds of US stores
Facebook didn't read the terms and conditions for the app behind Cambridge Analytica
Federal regulators meet with industry, tribe to discuss flaring challenge
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
Want to work for Ikea? Your next interview could be conducted by Russian robot.
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
Why surgeons amputated a 7-year-old's leg and reattached it the wrong way
Minn. man believes old batteries used in foundation robbed him of health, home
Dangerous E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce expands, with 19 states affected
After alarming findings last year, ND's tick season arrives again
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
His 300th win: Dobitz celebrates milestone as DHS splits contests with Mandan
Midgets hit two grand slams in sweep over Bismarck High
Browns get QB, Giants select RB Barkley to open NFL draft
Minn. United's Allianz Field will hold big-time matches, commissioner says
Rule 5 pick Tyler Kinley understands why Twins had to designate him
MITZEL: Innovation and development of new ideas move DSU forward
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp begins biggest campaign of her political life…with a recycled ad from 2012?
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
Devin Josephine Teten
Randy L. Fortin
Emma J. Jaeger
Sharon Patricia (O'Hearn) Hamann
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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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...
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
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
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
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