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Oil industry workers split between Trump and Clinton
Piepkorn renewing his attacks on refugee settlement earning rebuke from Strand
Police Blotter: Minnesota man arrested for simple assault
Decker sentenced to prison time in continuous sexual abuse of a child case
DSU chemistry lab professor recovers after explosion, college examines emergency protocol
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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
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
World Series Cinderellas deserve to be in Fall Classic
Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet of top team
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
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
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
January 5, 2016
ND issues more than 70 same-sex marriage licenses
BISMARCK – Last summer’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage sparked debate among North Dakota lawmakers Tuesday about whether they should update state law to reflect the ruling or leave the state’s nullified ban on gay marriage in place as a public policy...
January 5, 2016 - 10:33pm
September 24, 2015
Pope tells Congress U.S. should reject hostility to immigrants, protect human life
WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis told Congress on Thursday that the United States should reject a "mindset of hostility" to immigrants, directly addressing...
News/Nation and World
September 24, 2015 - 12:57pm
August 27, 2015
North Dakota agrees to pay attorneys’ fees in lawsuit over gay marriage ban
BISMARCK – The state of North Dakota has agreed to pay $58,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs in one of two lawsuits filed in federal court that challenged the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. Documents filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Fargo show the state has stipulated...
News/crime and courts
August 27, 2015 - 3:40pm
July 25, 2015
Letter: Marriage will always be one man and one woman
June 26, 2015, will go down as one of the darkest days in American history. The day that the highest court in America made a mockery out of God’s institution of marriage. Really, that decision shouldn’t even be valid in the first place because the court’s vote wasn’t even...
July 25, 2015 - 9:00pm
July 23, 2015
Head of ND Episcopal Church says he cannot ‘in good conscience’ allow gay marriages
FARGO — Earlier this month at its general convention in Utah, the U.S. Episcopal Church voted overwhelmingly to allow same-sex marriages in the church, a decision that one reverend called a "huge step" for equality. But the Episcopalian leader in North Dakota, Bishop Michael G....
July 23, 2015 - 6:23pm
July 21, 2015
Letter: ND counties revive infamous ‘separate but equal’ doctrine
Following the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of marriage equality, Kathy Schwab, the Stark County recorder, and Diane Link, the Walsh County recorder, indicated that — because of their religious views — they were uncomfortable issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The...
July 21, 2015 - 2:53pm
July 14, 2015
Walsh County recorder declines to issue same-sex licenses
GRAFTON — Walsh County Commission last week granted a request from County Recorder Diane Link to relieve her of marriage licensing and officiating duties after she said it would go against her beliefs to grant licenses to same-sex couples. Link said she believes marriage is between...
July 14, 2015 - 10:33pm
July 12, 2015
Omdahl: Opposition to gay marriage is not bigotry
GRAND FORKS -- In the heated rhetoric of the debate, some gay marriage advocates have alleged that opposition to gay marriage is the same as...
July 12, 2015 - 12:00am
July 9, 2015
Our View: Stark County recorder smartly avoids conflict
The Stark County Commission and its state’s attorney solved a problem before it became one Monday by allowing the county’s deputy recorder to sign same-sex marriage licenses after county recorder Kathy Schwab expressed her unwillingness to doing so based on her belief system. Schwab,...
July 9, 2015 - 12:00am
July 7, 2015
Stark County recorder to refrain from issuing same-sex marriage licenses
The Stark County commissioners voted at their regular meeting Tuesday to authorize the county’s deputy recorder to issue marriage licenses after it was revealed that the county recorder felt uncomfortable granting them to same-sex couples. The discussion topic was brought up...
July 7, 2015 - 6:15pm
Few same-sex couples get marriage licenses across the North Dakota
FARGO -- Same-sex couples have trickled into county offices in some of North Dakota's most populous counties in the past week and received marriage licenses. Cass and Burleigh counties had issued licenses to two same-sex couples as of Monday, employees there said. The U.S....
July 7, 2015 - 11:18am
June 29, 2015
Judge rules N.D. gay marriage ban ‘unconstitutional and invalid’ after Supreme Court decision
BISMARCK – A federal judge declared Monday that North Dakota’s ban on same-sex marriage is “unconstitutional and invalid,” following the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision Friday striking down similar bans in other states. U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Erickson granted...
June 29, 2015 - 5:22pm
June 26, 2015
Marriage law overrides ban in ND, elsewhere
BISMARCK — Gay rights supporters in North Dakota celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in favor of same-sex marriage Friday, a historic...
News/Nation and World
June 26, 2015 - 11:37pm
April 29, 2015
ND couple rallies for gay rights outside Supreme Court
WASHINGTON - -"Love can't wait" ... "Love is equal" ... "Love wins" .... These slogans were shouted out Tuesday morning by hundreds of people...
News/Nation and World
April 29, 2015 - 4:37am
January 12, 2015
U.S. judge: South Dakota ban on gay marriage unconstitutional
South Dakota's ban on same-sex marriage violates the right to due process and equal protection guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, a federal judge ruled on Monday. Judge Karen Schreier ruled in favor of six same-sex couples who challenged the South Dakota ban on gay marriage...
January 12, 2015 - 4:30pm