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Bowman County to vote on future of weather modification program
More than 80 protesters arrested Saturday near Dakota Access Pipeline
New England has welcomed 9 foreign-exchange students
AgweekTV: Combining Ag and Learning
18-year-old charged with vehicular homicide in fatal crash
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
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
Blue Hawks sneak 28 points past Dakota State in third quarter, clinch NSAA
Effertz, Aggies work quickly to dispatch Cowboys
Live blog: NDSU at Western Illinois, 6 p.m. Saturday
DSU wide receiver Brown has seen the ‘whole spectrum’
Area high school football coaches react to new realignment
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
F.W. "Bob" Dahlman
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
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
December 2, 2012
Burn bans continue in some counties
There will be no chestnuts roasting over an open fire this Christmas season -- at least not in six southwest North Dakota counties. Officials...
December 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 7, 2012
Battle for building roads in the Badlands intensifies
FARGO -- A legal battle is intensifying to decide if roads can be built in areas of the Little Missouri National Grasslands now managed as roadless and eligible to be protected as wilderness. The dispute started this summer when four North Dakota counties sued the federal government,...
October 7, 2012 - 12:00am
September 9, 2012
4 counties - Billings, Golden Valley, McKenzie and Slope - seek to build roads in western ND grasslands
FARGO -- Four counties within the Little Missouri National Grassland have gone to court seeking authority to build roads in areas now managed as roadless and eligible for wilderness. The lawsuit, filed July 30 in U.S. District Court in Bismarck, would imperil a proposal to designate...
September 9, 2012 - 12:00am
September 7, 2012
Dunn Co. sends request to governor to reduce hunting hours due to drought
Afternoon hunters may have to change their sleeping habits a bit if Gov. Jack Dalrymple approves a request sent by Dunn County to reduce hunting season hours. At their commission meetings this week, Billings, Bowman, Dunn and Slope counties discussed sending a request that would...
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
May 22, 2012
No sage grouse season in North Dakota again
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota wildlife officials say the state's sage grouse population appears to have rebounded but not to levels that would warrant the resumption of a hunting season this year. Sage grouse hunting was closed in the state in 2008 for the first time in nearly...
May 22, 2012 - 7:23am
May 19, 2012
UND may study coal gasification in western ND
Coal veins in western North Dakota could be the key to a potential form of energy used across the world, officials said Friday. The Lignite...
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am
February 18, 2012
The hills have kaolinite: Geological Survey studys clay in western counties
North Dakota officials are looking at local resources to keep fractures for oil wells open and meet a proppant shortage, officials said. The...
February 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2011
Southwest ND cities, businesses fail to meet water standards
Cities and businesses in five southwestern North Dakota counties accumulated more than 20 violations for not meeting drinking water standards. The water is safe but they failed to report results in time. Billings, Dunn, Hettinger, McKenzie and Slope counties were cited at least once...
July 16, 2011 - 12:00am
June 21, 2011
Bowman-Slope county road project on hold
BOWMAN -- A road improvement project winding through Bowman and Slope counties will be re-planned after Bowman County Commission members and adjacent landowners could not come to an agreement during a meeting Monday at the Bowman County Courthouse. The Kelner East Road project was...
June 21, 2011 - 12:00am
June 18, 2011
5 area counties place in top 10
Slope, McKenzie, Dunn, Stark and Billings counties rank among the top 10 counties in North Dakota in 2010 with the highest average annual wage,...
June 18, 2011 - 12:00am
May 30, 2011
Portions of SW ND under flood watch today; high wind watch Tuesday
Areas across southwest North Dakota are under a flood watch today and high wind picks up Tuesday, leading to a high wind watch, according to the National Weather Service. Wind gusts up to 55 mph are possible Tuesday and those working building levees and dikes to help fight flooding...
May 30, 2011 - 9:44am
October 1, 2010
Measure would provide 911 funding if passed Nov. 2
Bowman and Slope Counties have measures on their Nov. 2 ballots that would extend a 50 cent increase to the emergency service communication fee.
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
About $64M in oil, gas leases
MEDORA -- Phones rang, hands feverishly flew in the air and bids climbed higher and higher as oil and gas lease totals amassed about $64 million during a North Dakota State Land Department oil and gas lease auction at the Rough Riders Hotel Conference Center Tuesday. With about 42,000...
August 4, 2010 - 11:30pm
July 17, 2010
5 crashes in area Friday
Travelers were backed up for miles north of Dickinson on Highway 22 Friday morning after a woman trying to pass two vehicles caused a collision,...
July 17, 2010 - 12:00am