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Minot man who stole girlfriend’s checkbook, not faces harassment charges
Attempted rapist appealing case to ND Supreme Court
NDSU, university system explore deeper budget cuts.
Trump's favorite for EPA chief is foe of Obama climate agenda
Cold, wet winter on the horizon for parts of ND
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Post play to drive Tigers boys basketball
Crandall's 24 points leads UND to men's basketball win over cold Bison
New England girls look to surprise Region 7
UND's Bubba Schweigert hoping to take football program to next level in 2017
Streaky UND team hopes to build off of NYC victory
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
John R. Metz
Barbara Rose Secrest
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
October 29, 2016
JENKINSON: As outsiders (and North Dakotans) see the pipeline crisis, winter looms
MANDAN, N.D. — North Dakota has fierce and endless winters. The great pipeline controversy unfolding on the boundary of the Standing Rock...
October 29, 2016 - 6:21pm
August 24, 2016
Judge won't rule on ND pipeline lawsuit for weeks
WASHINGTON, D.C.—A federal judge here won't issuing his ruling for more than two weeks after a hearing Wednesday, Aug. 24, in a lawsuit...
August 24, 2016 - 4:01pm
November 11, 2015
Final nickname vote begins with no word on choosing a logo
GRAND FORKS -- As the final University of North Dakota nickname vote kicks off Thursday between Fighting Hawks and Roughriders, the university remains mum on how a corresponding logo will be developed for the winning name. After more than a year of meetings, surveys, feedback...
November 11, 2015 - 8:22pm
November 1, 2015
As second UND nickname vote looms, voters express frustration with changes
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- University of North Dakota student Landon Bahl said many of the students and alumni he has talked to, and even his own family members, are ready to just pick a new nickname and move on. "I just think people are ready for it to be done," he said. "I think people...
November 1, 2015 - 6:00am
October 29, 2015
Former Bismarck mayor registers words as trademarks to stop UND nickname vote
BISMARCK -- A former Bismarck mayor is still trying to keep the University of North Dakota from selecting a new athletic nickname. On Oct. 27, Marlan "Hawk" Haakenson registered trademarks for the words "Upper North Dakota Fighting Hawks," "Upper North Dakota Roughriders" and...
October 29, 2015 - 6:00am
Nickname vote a 'feeling-out process,' UND attorney says
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- University of North Dakota representatives maintain vote results for the school's future nickname will be upheld, even though an attorney for the university said it was merely a "feeling-out process" during a court hearing. Representatives from UND's...
October 29, 2015 - 6:00am
September 2, 2015
Iowa hockey team tells UND it has Roughriders trademark: Owner says it would enforce its right if university chooses nickname
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- If the University of North Dakota chooses Roughriders as its new nickname, it may have to buy the name from a junior hockey team in Iowa, an attorney for the team said Wednesday. An attorney for the Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Roughriders, a United States Hockey League...
September 2, 2015 - 8:10pm
Student Senate supports UND/North Dakota as name option
GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota Student Senate passed a resolution Sunday in favor of including UND/North Dakota in a public vote on the school’s new nickname despite President Robert Kelley announcing two days earlier it wouldn’t be included. UND’s controversial...
September 2, 2015 - 12:00am
August 23, 2015
Rainy rally unites those favoring no UND new nickname
GRAND FORKS — Thunder, lightning, torrential rain and flooded streets didn’t stop a group of protesters in Fighting Sioux gear at University Park Saturday afternoon. UND has been in the process of picking a permanent nickname for nearly a year. The school’s controversial Fighting...
August 23, 2015 - 11:35am
August 22, 2015
A North Dakota saint: Bismarck native Dave St. Peter dedicates much of his busy schedule to his home state, alma mater
MINNEAPOLIS — It’s been a busy summer for Dave St. Peter. You won’t hear him complain, though. There’s been a lot for the Minnesota...
August 22, 2015 - 11:50pm
August 15, 2015
Rally calling for UND/North Dakota option, Kelley’s resignation set
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A group expects 500 to 1,000 people will rally Saturday at the University of North Dakota to support the UND/North Dakota option and call for the university’s president to resign immediately. The Sioux Were Silenced, which started as a social media campaign,...
August 15, 2015 - 11:48pm
May 19, 2015
UND nickname committee finishes narrowing down thousands of ideas
GRAND FORKS -- Sixty-four University of North Dakota nickname ideas are moving on to the next round of discussion after a Monday committee meeting. The 11-person committee went through all of the 1,172 individual nickname ideas on a list of viable suggestions compiled by consulting...
May 19, 2015 - 2:45pm
April 30, 2015
Bound and determined: Many oppose UND's decision to pick a new nickname
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Aaron Rients' plan after his University of North Dakota graduation in December was to get a job at a local accounting firm,...
April 30, 2015 - 1:00am
Fort Dilts: Guns, arrows and poison? Historians mark 150th anniversary of ND battle
RHAME — It’s not known whose idea it was to poison a group of Sioux warriors by using strychnine-laced food a wagon train purposely left...
August 30, 2014 - 6:52pm
June 18, 2014
Parts of North Dakota under flash flood warning, tornado watch
Most of North Dakota is either in a flash flood warning or tornado watch. The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a tornado watch for southwest and southcentral North Dakota, including Adams, Burleigh, Grant, Hettinger, Morton, Oliver, Sioux and Stark counties. Severe...
June 18, 2014 - 3:23pm