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Trump's election results stance deepens Republican Party rifts
Pipeline camp disputes film crew's claims
Heckaman critical of Sanford for declining lieutenant governor debate
Hoeven pushes Corps to issue Dakota Access easement
Another horse reported shot near pipeline protest
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
UND athletes breathing sigh of relief after Kennedy's decision
Indians blank Blue Jays to book trip to World Series
Big Sky Conference names UND guard Quinton Hooker preseason MVP
Fox Sports apologizes for putting Bradford head on Bridgewater body in graphic
The story behind the UND hockey masks
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
Letter: An inconvenient truth for ND Democrats
Letter: Fridrich has skills needed for City Commission
Benson: Dualism nothing new to this world
Allan Milton Wallman
Delia "Dee" Hammel
Mary Ellen Carey
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 30, 2015
Intern who died while working on highway project was days from returning to school
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- Benjamin Enterman, an engineering intern for Stantec Inc., planned that Friday would be his last day of work and then he’d...
October 30, 2015 - 8:46pm
September 15, 2015
State Avenue to be closed for construction Sept. 26
Both lanes of State Avenue will be closed to traffic Sept. 26 as construction crews complete work on the temporary bypass for the Dickinson State Avenue bridge project. A press release from Colorado-based Ames Construction Inc. stated that the closure was to ensure the safety of...
September 15, 2015 - 11:43pm
July 30, 2015
North Dakota, Minnesota infrastructure avoids troubles with Congress extending Highway Trust Fund
GRAND FORKS — Nick West was concerned about what might happen to Grand Forks County roads if the Highway Trust Fund had not been extended. Though Congress passed a three-month extension to the fund just hours before Friday’s midnight deadline, West, the Grand Forks County Highway...
News/Nation and World
July 30, 2015 - 11:40pm
May 25, 2015
Road construction ramps up
Dickinson city officials have put their motto “success is always under construction,” into action. The city planned and contracted out...
May 25, 2015 - 5:03pm
December 20, 2013
Road projects planned to accommodate Spiritwood plants
JAMESTOWN — Road improvements needed to accommodate the industrial plants planned for Spiritwood Township may amount to a total of about $14 million, according to Casey Bradley, Stutsman County auditor and chief operating officer. Current plans have all the costs paid as special...
December 20, 2013 - 9:40pm
December 10, 2013
Oil company to help rebuild trails near Little Missouri State Park
BISMARCK — An oil company has offered to pay $75,000 to cover half the cost of rebuilding damaged trails on private land adjacent to Little Missouri State Park in western North Dakota, a state official said Tuesday. ConocoPhillips disrupted the trails, which were on leased private...
December 10, 2013 - 6:06pm
November 23, 2013
Veeder: Childhood homes bring back ghosts no matter how long we’re away
It’s just a ribbon of asphalt. Yellow lines swish and break, swish and break on the other side of the windshield in my dad’s little white...
November 23, 2013 - 1:15pm
November 20, 2013
Turtle Mountain tribe seeks state help with popular Jack Rabbit Road
BISMARCK — Officials from the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa approached state lawmakers on Monday about helping the tribe find money to rebuild a popular road that serves eight schools but is becoming a safety hazard. Built in 1976-77, Jack Rabbit Road runs through the heart...
November 20, 2013 - 6:40pm
October 11, 2013
In oil development, a mini-boom of archeology
A quieter part of the boom in drilling deep beneath North Dakota's surface has been about what sits right on top. Companies that want to develop on certain land must have the land surveyed by archeologists to check for any significant artifacts or historical sites that have sat untouched...
October 11, 2013 - 12:00am
October 3, 2013
Dunn County wants better plans from oil companies for road shutdowns
Dunn County commissioners on Wednesday told oil company representatives they all need better plans in place for shutting down a road in case of a heavy rainstorm that could cause serious damage. Commissioners asked companies OXY and Marathon Oil who they could reach quickly in the...
October 3, 2013 - 12:00am
July 4, 2013
Dunn County official says county is 'running out of water real quick' for road projects
MANNING -- Dunn County commissioners hope a visit with the State Water Commission will yield a better solution to the county's water needs. Dunn County Road Superintendent Mike Zimmerman said at Wednesday's commission meeting at the Dunn County Courthouse in Manning that his department...
July 4, 2013 - 12:00am
June 1, 2013
ND construction program largest in state history
BISMARCK -- For years, the North Dakota Department of Transportation has built roads to handle trucks carrying sugar beets and moderate traffic. Now, it's heavy oil tankers and thousands more vehicles. The oil boom has prompted a 22 percent increase in statewide traffic since 2010,...
June 1, 2013 - 12:00am
May 28, 2013
Road projects moving along in western ND
BISMARCK -- Carie Shade always hears from her drivers that the roads in western North Dakota are too few, too small and there is too much traffic. "It's impossible to pass, it's almost like a death wish right now," she said. "If we don't stay safe, we aren't going to be in business." Shade...
May 28, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Stark County eyes road projects for construction season
Stark County could be on its way to a busy road construction season this year. Tim Kelly with Kadrmas, Lee and Jackson in Dickinson presented the county commissioners with ideas to add to the list of projects to be funded by the mill levy. The commission last revised a proposed...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
March 7, 2013
Dunn County Commission hires firm to survey South Heart Road
MANNING -- The Dunn County Commission will give an out-of-state engineering firm a chance to show its skills surveying a portion of South Heart Road. The commissioners agreed at Wednesday's commission meeting at the Dunn County Courthouse in Manning to allow ePIC Engineering to precede...
March 7, 2013 - 12:00am