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Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
'The complete package'
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
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
September 9, 2014
Roughrider Electric receives $50M in Rural Development loans
BISMARCK -- A southwest North Dakota electrical provider will receive a $50 million loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development program to make improvements needed to meet the area’s demand for services. Jasper Schneider, USDA Rural Development state director,...
September 9, 2014 - 10:43am
August 13, 2014
Power restored to Roughrider Electric members
Roughrider Electric Cooperative's electric outage on Tuesday evening was caused by a constructrion crew working to bring a new service into the cooperative's system. About 30 members lost power some time after 5 p.m. Power has since been restored.
August 13, 2014 - 10:47am
July 11, 2014
Power goes out in Dickinson
North Dickinson and surrounding communities were without power Friday night, according to Hazen-based Roughrider Electric Cooperative. Roughrider reported power outages for some of its Dickinson customers. It is unknown when the customers lost power or when power was restored. A...
July 11, 2014 - 7:04pm
June 25, 2014
Roughrider Electric scammer claiming customers owe money
HAZEN — Roughrider Electric Cooperative is warning its members about a scam trying to get money. The Hazen-based company said a customer reported a caller claiming to be a Roughrider Electric representative. The caller said the customer owed approximately $600 on her electric bill....
News/crime and courts
June 25, 2014 - 4:27pm
June 19, 2014
Update: Equipment failure led to Dickinson power outage
A large portion of Dickinson was without power for 30 to 40 minutes Wednesday night after an outage being attributed to equipment failure affected...
June 19, 2014 - 11:22am
December 29, 2012
Supplying a Bakken power play
With population numbers in North Dakota exploding in recent years due to Bakken oil activity, projects to improve infrastructure on the western...
December 29, 2012 - 12:00am
August 11, 2012
Dickinson power outage affects 414
Dickinson residents north of 21st Street may have slept through a power outage that occurred early Friday morning, due to a tripped breaker in the New Hradec Substation caused by a cable fault. Roughrider Electric Cooperative, the utility that covers that area of town, received...
August 11, 2012 - 12:00am
June 2, 2011
Roughrider Electric holds meeting in Dickinson; expects expansion
Due to higher production costs and investments in the growing business community of southwest North Dakota, consumers may see an increase in...
June 2, 2011 - 12:00am
December 4, 2010
Electric companies prepare for winter
After an ice, snow and high winds rocked southwest North Dakota last winter, knocking out power for thousands of customers, area power companies...
December 4, 2010 - 12:00am
January 24, 2010
Power being restored with more snow in forecast
Power is being restored to rural areas and more customers' electricity is expected to be back on within the next few days, a Roughrider Electric Cooperative Inc. official said. As of Friday night, there were about 2,000 customer accounts without power, said Leonard Hibl, director...
January 24, 2010 - 12:00am
January 23, 2010
Strife of the storm
Numerous homes were without power and the Southwest Water Authority was advising customers to conserve water Friday as a storm moved into southwest...
January 23, 2010 - 12:00am
January 22, 2010
Power outages plague area
System-wide damage to power lines has caused some area residents to be without power, said an official with Roughrider Electric Cooperative Inc. Leonard Hibl, director of member services with Roughrider Electric, said frost, ice and freezing drizzle have caused damage to electrical...
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am