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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
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
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
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Keith Duane Bittenbinder
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
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
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
May 22, 2014
Other views: Kelley’s right to reject a logo ban
“Well, as you know, I always felt we tried to go a bridge too far.” So says British Army Lt. Gen. Frederick Browning in the movie “A Bridge Too Far,” commenting on Operation Market Garden’s failure to capture the entire string of bridges that the World War II plan needed...
May 22, 2014 - 3:18pm