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Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
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
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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
March 20, 2009
Wind developer plans to add 170 megawatts
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's leading wind power developer intends to spend $300 million this year installing another 170 megawatts of generating capacity near two existing wind projects, the company's chief executive says. "This is one of the best places to go," said Mitch Davidson,...
March 20, 2009 - 11:03pm
March 5, 2009
Insurer says it will stop incentive trips
BISMARCK (AP) -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota says it will no longer offer incentive trips to its sales staff. The Blues have come under fire from Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm and others after more than 30 employees went on a weeklong Caribbean retreat. Hamm says he...
March 5, 2009 - 12:46pm
Humane Society says it rescued 34 dogs
BISMARCK (AP) -- The Central Dakota Humane Society says it has rescued 34 dogs from a regional breeder, many of which were on poor health. Shelter Director Sue Buchholz says the society made a special arrangement to buy the dogs for $100 each. She said nine are at a shelter in Jamestown...
March 5, 2009 - 11:52am
March 3, 2009
Corps says 4 ND dams screened for safety
BISMARCK (AP) -- The Army Corps of Engineers says four dams in North Dakota are among the 600 nationwide that are being screened through a new public safety process. The corps says the Garrison, Bowman Haley and Snake Creek dams have been classified as presenting a low risk to the...
March 3, 2009 - 8:34am
March 2, 2009
BLM says deal for wild horses flawed
RENO, Nev. (AP) -- An offer from the wife of Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens to establish a sanctuary for 30,000 wild horses is "problematic" and not viable as proposed, a federal land management official said Monday. Nonetheless, the U.S.
March 2, 2009 - 5:35pm
February 19, 2009
Woman says chimpanzee bit her in '96
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The same 200-pound chimp who was fatally shot this week after a vicious attack on his owner's friend also bit a woman in 1996, the woman said in an interview broadcast Thursday. The woman, Leslie Mostel-Paul, said Travis the chimp bit her hand and tried to...
February 19, 2009 - 8:23am
February 13, 2009
Gov. says schools can get a break for snow days
BISMARCK (AP) -- Gov. John Hoeven says he will waive school days that were canceled due to winter storms for schools that used up their regular number of days allowed off. Hoeven says the recent snowstorms have meant some districts used up the number of days they had set aside for...
February 13, 2009 - 9:00am
February 12, 2009
Court says measles vaccine not to blame for autism
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a big blow to parents who believe vaccines caused their children's autism, a special court ruled Thursday that the shots are not to blame. The judges in the cases said the evidence was overwhelmingly contrary to the parents' claims -- and backed years of science...
February 12, 2009 - 7:15am
February 8, 2009
NYPD says 3 fatally shot in Manhattan apartment
Two men and a woman were shot to death in an apartment on Manhattan's Upper West side, police said. The bodies were found in an upscale building...
February 8, 2009 - 10:15am
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 20, 2008
Editorial - Survey says we aren't getting any thinner
So North Dakota, how do you feel you're looking these days? A new survey reported Thursday by the Associated Press says we're more obese as a state and have climbed above the national average percentage of obesity among adults. A random telephone survey last year by the Centers for...
July 20, 2008 - 12:00am
June 14, 2008
Conrad says he got nothing special from Countrywide
BISMARCK -- Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., said he never asked for VIP treatment from Countrywide Financial when he was shopping for mortgages in 2002-04 and, as far as he knew, he received no special treatment. He said his research Friday shows his mortgage terms were not exceptional...
June 14, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
AG says Dickinson and South Heart boards broke open meetings law
DICKINSON - The Dickinson City Commission and the South Heart City Council violated the state's open meetings law when members of each board attended a presentation on a proposed coal gasification plant, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said in an opinion issued Friday. Stenehjem...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
May 16, 2008
Group says TRNP air quality is at risk
FARGO -- North Dakota's Theodore Roosevelt National Park is on a list of national parks facing the greatest risk to deteriorating air quality in a ranking released Thursday by a conservation group. The park in the Badlands of western North Dakota now has relatively clean air, according...
May 16, 2008 - 12:00am
April 12, 2008
Sertich: Pawlenty threatened projects
ST. PAUL -- House Majority Leader Tony Sertich says Gov. Tim Pawlenty erased $1.5 million in state construction projects from his district as revenge for comments he made about the Republican governor. The Chisholm Democrat told reporters Friday that on March 14 a Pawlenty staff...
April 12, 2008 - 12:00am