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Sisters encourage others to get colonoscopies and be mindful of their health
Panel votes to phase out ND center for tobacco prevention
Refugee resettlement study bill passes ND House, Democrat calls it "mean-spirited"
Dickinson talks blue law: Local businesses give thoughts on potential change in Sunday hours law
After cases of 911 overdose calls lead to charges, ND Good Samaritan law may see changes
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Top-seeded Bulldogs hold off Bison in Region 7 Tournament
Bearcats knock off defending Region 7 champs Trinity in quarterfinals
Night Hawks outlast Heart River in Region 7 Tournament
Defense, scoring balance gets Killdeer past Wildfire
DSU track and field collects NSAA honors
Port: N.D. House Democrat insults sponsor of refugee study 'born in prejudice and suspicion'
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Port: Young legislators learn that in politics the people are never wrong (even when they’re wrong)
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Jeffrey "Jeff" Schirado
Mary Ann Engelhart
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
April 22, 2014
Minn. petition calls for two-year frac sand ban; Dayton won’t go it alone
RED WING, Minn. -- A group of Minnesota residents drove to the state Capitol on Tuesday to deliver a petition calling for a ban on silica sand...
April 22, 2014 - 2:47pm
August 7, 2013
Goodhue County, Minn., mining ban gets 6-month extension
RED WING, Minn. -- Silica sand mining in Goodhue County will have to hold off for at least another six months. The County Board voted unanimously Tuesday to extend the county's mining moratorium for an additional 180 days past its Sept.
August 7, 2013 - 12:00am
February 27, 2013
Minnesota Committee OKs sand mining moratorium
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- New silica sand mines would be prohibited from opening for a year under a bill a Minnesota Senate committee approved Tuesday. Besides...
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
February 23, 2013
Sand storm brewing on the horizon
Mining for sand used in the hydraulic fracturing process has become a hot topic in Minnesota and state leaders in North Dakota are paying attention. With the Bakken Formation receiving much of its sand used for fracking from neighboring states to the east like Minnesota and Wisconsin,...
February 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 21, 2012
Fracking sand depot in the works in Richardton
RICHARDTON -- City commissioners unanimously agreed to allow annexation of nearly 80 acres of land south of the railroad for a fracking sand railroad depot during a meeting Monday at City Hall. The next step is to hold a hearing on Oct. 8 at City Hall (no time was set as of Monday)....
August 21, 2012 - 12:00am
August 4, 2012
Elevator poised to double revenue by partnering with oil industry
BERTHOLD -- Fourteen months ago, the general manager of the Berthold Farmers Elevator worried how he would keep everyone on the payroll during such a wet season. Today, as a result of two partnerships with the oil industry, the elevator is poised to nearly double its revenue and...
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
December 11, 2009
Dickinson man asks for probation in tax fraud case
FARGO (AP) -- Lawyers for a former Dickinson executive who pleaded guilty to nine felony counts of tax fraud are asking a judge to consider a sentence of home confinement and probation. Micheal Fisher, a former vice president and director of Fisher Sand & Gravel Co. Inc., is accused...
December 11, 2009 - 11:13am
November 10, 2009
Letter: What if change could protect all?
If some members of Congress have informally announced that they will not vote for a government-operated health care program for the reason that "it wouldn't pass, anyway," haven't they really let some kind of a cat out of the bag, sort of accidentally maybe? Can't we suspect some...
November 10, 2009 - 12:00am
August 6, 2009
Judge stops Las Vegas project
NEW YORK (AP) -- A judge Wednesday balked at signing off on a $33 million proposed settlement between the Securities and Exchange Commission and Bank of America Corp. over executive bonuses. Bank of America on Monday agreed to pay the penalty to settle government charges that it...
August 6, 2009 - 12:00am
March 5, 2009
Dickinson may lose taxi service
There are a number of reasons Dakota Cab plans to close, and the owner said an attack on a driver is among them. Ray Sand, owner of Dakota Cab, said he plans to close March 31. "There are other things in play that have brought us to this decision, this was just kind of the icing...
March 5, 2009 - 12:00am
February 2, 2009
3 oil field workers killed in accidents
Three men have died in Wyoming's oil fields over the past month or so. Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan says 54-year-old Charles MacLachlan, of Mannford, Okla., died at a drilling rig site north of Shoshoni on Dec. 31. The coroner's report says MacLachlan was crushed by a trailer...
February 2, 2009 - 7:55am
July 10, 2008
Candidate Sand is overseas on naval duty
BISMARCK -- Republican U.S.
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 13, 2008
Sand camp questions Pomeroy fundraiser at resort
BISMARCK -- U.S. Rep.
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
Congressional candidate Sand walks away from plane crash
FARGO -- Duane Sand, the Republican candidate for North Dakota's U.S. House seat, walked away with a minor cut on his forehead after his plane crashed in a cornfield Wednesday south of Jamestown. Sand was the pilot and only passenger in the single-engine plane, which flipped over...
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am
March 21, 2008
Sand announces bid for House
FARGO -- Republican Duane Sand announced his candidacy for North Dakota's U.S. House of Representatives seat today, most likely setting up a rematch of his 2004 race against incumbent Rep. Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D. Speaking to reporters at the Fargo Air Museum, Sand criticized the current...
March 21, 2008 - 12:00am