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Standing Rock casino becomes refuge as storm hits protest camp
Blizzard blasts region with up to 19 inches of snow, howling winds that close down most ND roads
ND oil pipeline shut down after 'significant' spill in creek
A survivor of Pearl Harbor attack
Minot mayor's effort for hepatitis screening fall short
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
Bulldogs boys basketball stressing defense to take next step
NCAA puts a stop to NDSU 'Thunderstruck" intro video for playoffs
Goedert having 'dream' season for South Dakota State
NDSU's Werner not opposed to playing North Dakota twice in one season
As Wild road trip wears on, Graovac accustomed to suitcase living
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
Barbara Rose Secrest
Audrey J. Cline
John R. Metz
Hans Peter Ahlness
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
I-94 closed between Dickinson and Valley City
October 8, 2016
As Amidon closes post office, others deal with challenges
AMIDON—The tiny Slope County town that long held the title of the nation's smallest county seat will be trading out its post office building...
October 8, 2016 - 10:26am
September 23, 2016
USDA designates Bowman County, neighboring counties as disaster area
WASHINGTON—Bowman County was designated Friday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a primary natural disaster area due to losses caused by a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in Bowman County—as well as in neighboring Adams and Slope counties in North Dakota, Fallon...
September 23, 2016 - 4:45pm
August 4, 2016
Bowman, Slope counties granted emergency CRP haying and grazing
BOWMAN—Bowman and Slope counties in southwest North Dakota have recently experienced extreme drought. In response, the U.S. Department...
August 4, 2016 - 5:58pm
June 30, 2016
By the North Dakota 4-H numbers
For many, 4-H provides youth with a foundation to learn vital life skills for their future. With opportunities to complete projects ranging from...
June 30, 2016 - 3:36pm
June 27, 2016
Camping restrictions at western N.D. WMAs lifted for days after Fourth of July
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is lifting the Tuesday-Wednesday no-camping restriction during the week of July 4 on wildlife...
June 27, 2016 - 1:08pm
March 28, 2016
Slope, Bowman county leaders express frustration with federal overreach
AMIDON -- Residents of the two most southwestern counties in North Dakota expressed their concerns and the perceived helplessness they felt about...
March 28, 2016 - 6:53pm
Tyler proved tough to tap into: Projected large horizontal drilling play yielded little oil from 2 now-abandoned wells in 2 years
AMIDON -- Hydraulic fracturing of the Tyler shale formation was expected to liven the sleepy plains of Slope County with oil activity. But more...
November 28, 2015 - 11:10pm
November 10, 2015
Gion appointed as Southwest Judicial District Court judge
Longtime Regent native and area attorney James Gion will be the Southwest Judicial District’s newest judge. Filling the judgeship left...
News/crime and courts
November 10, 2015 - 7:16pm
October 30, 2015
First large Air Force exercise scheduled for Powder River training area
ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- The U.S. Air Force announced Friday that its first Large Force Exercise of military aircraft in the Powder River Training Complex area has been scheduled for Dec. 2-3. Over these two days, people living in Bowman and Slope counties in southwest...
October 30, 2015 - 5:13pm
October 29, 2015
3 finalists named for Southwest District judgeship vacancy
Three finalists have been selected to fill a judgeship vacancy in the Southwest Judicial District being left by the retiring Judge Zane Anderson. The finalists are Glen Bruhschwein, an attorney from Dickinson; James Gion, who has a private legal practice in Regent and is the state’s...
News/crime and courts
October 29, 2015 - 1:08pm
October 23, 2015
Goldenwest Electric Cooperative to receive $10M USDA loan
An electric cooperative that services Billings, Golden Valley and Slope counties has received a $10 million guaranteed loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to build and improve 62 miles of line and includes $270,000 for smart grid projects. North Dakota’s Congressional...
October 23, 2015 - 9:53am
August 12, 2015
Intern discovers rare fossil in Marmath
MARMARTH — A North Dakota Geological Survey intern uncovered a rare fossil during a public fossil dig in southwest North Dakota last month. Bismarck...
August 12, 2015 - 11:11pm
July 13, 2015
Actor Michael J. Fox joins Parkinson's fundraiser hike up White Butte in southwest ND
AMIDON -- Roxee Jones drove from Dickinson to White Butte in rural Slope County on Sunday morning expecting a quick hike up North Dakota’s...
July 13, 2015 - 12:29pm
July 1, 2015
Storm knocks down tree, power lines in Dickinson
A strong thunderstorm that moved through Dickinson in about 15 minutes on Tuesday evening left downed power lines Tuesday night near the 600...
July 1, 2015 - 1:00am
May 12, 2015
Slope Electric gets $12.5M in USDA Rural Development loans
WASHINGTON -- Slope Electric Cooperative in southwest North Dakota has been awarded $12.5 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development loans to help improve power lines throughout Adams, Bowman, Hettinger and Slope counties. The loan will help the electric cooperative,...
May 12, 2015 - 3:31pm