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Round and round the candy wheel goes
Dirty snow in oil country: Researchers find that it’s not soot but disturbed dirt that darkens snow and likely affects climate
Coffee with the legislators
Fiery cook-off: Teams serve chili to raise money for fire departments
Hundreds turn out for auction benefiting Larimore families
Working on the railroads: BNSF announces expansion plans for Dickinson railways
Kemp: North Dakota oil rigs drop points to U.S. output decline after May
Glendive residents OK to drink water: Some homes near oil spill report dark ooze after flushing tap
Price plunge: Grand Forks businesses consider the effects of lower crude prices
Pump stations for Alberta Clipper under construction
Monke: Spills in the state and a ‘State’ of laughter
Veeder: Spotting a childhood love in Nashville
Omdahl: Red alert! The Legislature is meeting
Our View: DSU improving mental health services good, spills ugly
Other Views: Enhanced driver’s license enhances recreation options
Faulx: Where to watch some of this year’s Oscar nominees
Doctors see more cases of ‘Text Neck’
Eric Church to play Grand Forks
A place set apart: St. Wenceslaus Church renovation nears completion, dedication set Jan. 17
RockPile Energy to host Chili Cook-off: Benefit to support rural fire departments
Angelique "Angie" McDuffy Spencer
They’re Go Getters: Entrepreneurs begin food delivery service in Dickinson
Journeying the Narrow Path
Welcome to Bonus Stage: Boss rush
Jackie Hope: ‘Empire’ state of mind
Johnson: Being the light for others
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Patriots healthy heading into Super Bowl
Morris expected to leave Redskins, join Falcons
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
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 the landscape. I joined a few friends there for a couple of days last week to check out the scenery and do a little hiking. My goal was not...
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...
local / news
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 worker can receive. One-hundred of the awards are given nationwide each year. Menke is a paramedic and the EMS coordinator for West River...
local / news
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
Red River comparable to 1897
Adnan Akyuz, North Dakota state climatologist and assistant professor of climatology in North Dakota State University's Soil Science Department, has compared the weather patterns up until today with those of 1996 through 1997 and 1896 through 1897. The Red River was at 26.3 feet...
March 28, 2009 - 12:00am