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In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
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
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
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
October 22, 2009
Dakota Recreation Report
Fishing Lake Sakakawea elevation, Wednesday: 1,841.5 feet above mean sea level with Garrison Dam average daily releases of 12,500 cubic feet per second. - North Dakota Game and Fish Department District Game Wardens: Missouri River continues producing walleye from the rocks at night....
October 22, 2009 - 12:00am
October 1, 2009
Dakota Recreation Report
Tournaments - Today through Saturday: Missouri River, FLW Walleye Tour Championship. Fishing - Lake Sakakawea elevation, Wednesday: 1,841.3 with Garrison Dam average daily releases of 12,500 cubic feet per second. - North Dakota Game and Fish Department District Game Wardens:...
October 1, 2009 - 12:00am
September 17, 2009
Flying into Medford, Ore. one can tell they are in for a treat. Lush forests and treacherous rivers along with fog-covered mountaintops fill...
September 17, 2009 - 12:00am
September 16, 2009
Some state boat ramps temporarily closed
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department, in cooperation with local county park boards, is closing Kimball (Desert) and Little Heart bottoms boat ramps along the Missouri River beginning Monday for reconstruction. Weather permitting, these two ramp projects should be complete by...
September 16, 2009 - 11:37pm
NDGF plans river fish kill
Mother Nature's massive fish kill in Dickinson's Patterson Lake this winter left long-term effects, and the North Dakota Game and Fish Department says it may take three to five years to repair. "The winterkill virtually killed all the game fish," said Jeff Hendrickson, NDGF's southwest...
August 16, 2009 - 12:00am
May 23, 2009
Hettinger paramedic receives 'Stars of Life'
The American Ambulance Association recently awarded Hettinger's Dee Menke a "Stars of Life" -- the highest honor an emergency medical services...
May 23, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Pool drains to be replaced every 5 years
Pool drain covers cost thousands and new ones must be installed at the West River Community Center every five years, according to the Dickinson Park Board. They weren't aware of the federal law until recently, members said at Friday's Dickinson Park Board meeting. "There's really...
April 24, 2009 - 11:29pm
April 23, 2009
Washout has neighbors wondering
Following a spring of flooding, the Little Missouri River has decided to take an unexpected change of course. An oxbow in the river on land...
April 23, 2009 - 11:43pm
April 18, 2009
Keeping an eye on the river
After rising overnight, the Little Missouri River has crept above the flood stage of 15 feet, reaching 15.8 feet as of 4 p.m. Saturday, Billings County officials report. Now town and county leaders are in wait-and-see mode. The river was at 14.6 feet late Friday evening, the National...
April 18, 2009 - 10:26pm
April 17, 2009
Medora prepares for flooding
With the Little Missouri River once again on the rise, the Medora City Council and the Billings County Commission held a joint emergency meeting...
April 17, 2009 - 10:34pm
April 10, 2009
Flooding threatens closure of Valley City bridges
VALLEY CITY (AP) -- All but one of Valley City's 11 bridges will have to close if the Sheyenne River reaches record levels, Barnes County officials say. The National Weather Service is predicting the Sheyenne will rise to 22 feet in Valley City by Tuesday, or two feet higher than...
April 10, 2009 - 11:36pm
March 31, 2009
Water from Dickinson reservoir released to help Heart River
If the Heart River seems to be running at a little faster clip over the next couple of days, there's a good reason for it. The U.S.
March 31, 2009 - 11:14pm
March 28, 2009
Receding N.D. river puts pressure on forecasters
FARGO (AP) -- An updated National Weather Service statement that said the Red River apparently crested lower than expected and a day early was good news for leaders of flood-braced Fargo. But it was exasperating, too. Over the course of a week, they and the city's 92,000 residents...
March 28, 2009 - 11:04pm
Fargo gets good news
FARGO (AP) -- Fargo's fears of a catastrophic flood eased Saturday with word that the Red River apparently crested at lower-than-expected levels, and weary residents turned their attention to ensuring their hastily built levees hold up against an onslaught of ice-laden water expected...
March 28, 2009 - 11:03pm
Reps. among many trying to save homes
As the nation watched Fargo-Moorhead evacuate last week in the face of rising water on the Red River, there was an exodus from the state capitol building in Bismarck as legislators hurried off to save their homes. But it wasn't just legislators from Fargo rushing to save their homes....
March 28, 2009 - 11:00pm