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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
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
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
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
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
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
April 24, 2009
Legislators toil in confrence commitees
With its 80-day deadline looming on May 6, the North Dakota Legislature has a lot to accomplish in just a few days. Over 100 bills still remain in conference committee and local legislators say it's time to buckle down and get the job done. "We've finally got really a sense of urgency...
April 24, 2009 - 11:24pm
April 22, 2009
New teacher salaries may increase nearly $4,000
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, new teachers hired at Dickinson Public Schools may start at $31,000, nearly $4,000 more than last year's base salary of more than $27,000, school officials say. During Wednesday's meeting of the DPS Collaborative Bargaining team, preliminary...
April 22, 2009 - 11:17pm
April 16, 2009
Groups say carbon summit may not have big picture
BISMARCK -- North Dakota environmental groups say a summit planned today at the Capitol on the effects of carbon cap-and-trade reflects an unwillingness to see carbon dioxide regulation as anything other than a threat to the status quo. Instead, members of the Dakota Resource Council...
April 16, 2009 - 11:22pm
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
April 8, 2009
Race track supporters trying to salvage bill
BISMARCK -- A bill that horse racing officials say must pass to ensure North Dakota's two race tracks will operate beyond this year has had a perilous journey through the session but got new life breathed into it on Wednesday. Sen. Tom Fischer, R-Fargo, said Wednesday he'll take...
April 8, 2009 - 11:21pm
N.D House changes voters' tobacco law
BISMARCK -- Backers of last year's successful tobacco control initiated measure say the state House is defying the will of voters by deleting part of the program passed in the November election. House members, insisting they're improving what voters approved, voted 57-34 along party...
April 8, 2009 - 11:18pm
March 21, 2009
Used tires, beer kegs, bags keeping zoo animals healthy
BOSTON (AP) -- A lion rips open a paper bag stuffed with hay and meat. Giraffes chew up old Christmas trees. Asian black bears claw on empty...
March 21, 2009 - 9:20pm
February 12, 2009
City fears loss of pornography archive
AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Officials in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden say the municipal pornography archive is missing and they fear it may be lost for good or stolen. Spokesman Erik Krikke of the city's historical center says the archive -- which contained photos, drawings and erotic texts...
February 12, 2009 - 10:50am
February 11, 2009
Minot dog takes to the roof
MINOT (AP) -- Minot police say they get lots of calls about animals but this one was different. A caller reported a dog was on top of the roof of a house. Animal control officer Dick Schnell says the snow in the back yard of the dog's owner's home apparently was high enough for...
February 11, 2009 - 8:45am
January 25, 2009
Two killed seven injured in Wichita shooting
Police say two people were killed and seven injured in a shooting at a wake in southeast Wichita. Deputy Police Chief Robert Lee told The Wichita Eagle and KAKE-TV that all the victims of Saturday night's shooting were adults but he did not know their ages or genders. One other...
January 25, 2009 - 12:53pm
July 11, 2008
Workers comp managers say privatization is beneficial
BISMARCK -- West Virginia and Nevada officials told North Dakota legislators Thursday how they moved workers' compensation coverage from state-run monopolies to private companies competing in the marketplace. In both states, the transition was prompted by financial crises. And in...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Counties say they are penalized for hosting oil development
BISMARCK -- North Dakota's oil producing counties shouldn't be penalized for helping plump up the state treasury, county officials and a few lawmakers said Wednesday in appealing to the Legislature for assistance. With at least one county in the state on track to eventually host...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 22, 2008
Advocates for Xcel N.D. customers say disallow electric rate increase
BISMARCK -- Xcel Energy's North Dakota electric customers shouldn't be socked with a 14 percent rate increase and instead the Public Service Commission should order a slight decrease in the company's rates, two experts will tell the PSC at a rate hearing that begins Monday in the...
June 22, 2008 - 12:00am
April 2, 2008
Some say Clinton visit is to stop delegate defection
BISMARCK -- Sen. Hillary Clinton's decision to speak in Grand Forks Friday, within hours of rival Sen. Barack Obama's address to North Dakota Democrats, may lie with the party's non-binding Feb.
April 2, 2008 - 12:00am
March 6, 2008
Some WSI employees say they're not scared to speak
BISMARCK -- Three employees of Workforce Safety and Insurance told legislators Wednesday they don't fear speaking up about the agency but are tired of WSI receiving negative attention. "At no time have I ever felt intimidated for voicing my opinion," Harvey Hanel, pharmacy department...
March 6, 2008 - 12:00am