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Ex-president George H.W. Bush had good night's rest, remains in ICU
North Dakota governor, first lady to attend Trump inauguration and festivities
ND man looks for investors in potential marijuana dispensary after finding startup costs higher than expected
Marsy’s Law bill passes North Dakota House
Obama commutes prison sentences for 330 before leaving office
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nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Adrian Peterson runs down his options: Texans, Giants, Bucs
Weber State-UND game could be the best of the season at The Betty
Grand Forks Central grad Casey Johnson emerging on UND's blue line
Team goals clear for Blue Hawk track and field
Pudge highlights three elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
Susie A. Fettig
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 26, 2013
Name of victim in fiery crash released
STANLEY -- One of three people killed last week in a multiple-vehicle crash involving an oil tanker that exploded was identified Tuesday as Tyler Fischer, 23, of Minot, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. Authorities withheld the release of the Rhame native's name until receiving...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
June 24, 2013
Former NDSU track star Dolezal wins U.S. javelin championship
DES MOINES, Iowa - A track career that started in Stanley, N.D., is headed to Russia. Former North Dakota State track athlete Riley Dolezal had the performance of his life Sunday afternoon at Drake Stadium. Dolezal won the men's javelin at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships,...
June 24, 2013 - 11:38am
June 21, 2013
Fiery crash kills three, injures three east of Stanley
STANLEY -- A five-vehicle crash that involved an oil tanker that exploded killed three people and injured three more east of here at 6:40 a.m. Friday, said the North Dakota Highway Patrol. A tanker loaded with crude oil driven by Vernon Wright, 49, of Hiram, Ga., was eastbound on...
June 21, 2013 - 5:25pm
April 24, 2013
N.D. energy company cited for safety violations
STANLEY. -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited First Choice Energy of Minot with nine serious safety violations following an inspection that was prompted by the death of a worker. Joshua Hoiland, 31, Minot, died March 14 at a work site south of Stanley after...
April 24, 2013 - 9:16pm
January 9, 2013
Partnership offered to renew Stanley's City Hall
STANLEY -- A group that includes Earl Pomeroy is proposing to build a much-needed City Hall in Stanley using a public-private partnership funding...
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
September 2, 2012
What does boom do for you? Survey shows Oil Patch attitudes
WILLISTON -- A survey of Oil Patch residents bears out the old saying that money can't buy happiness. Sixty percent of longtime northwest North Dakota residents say they have benefited economically from the oil boom, but the majority say their quality of life has not improved, according...
September 2, 2012 - 12:00am
August 15, 2012
Killdeer man's life cut short in tractor accident
Friends and family will remember a 39-year-old Dunn County man who died early Wednesday morning in a tractor accident as an outdoorsman who loved...
August 15, 2012 - 6:52pm
August 6, 2012
Area cities to receive funding for housing units
Dickinson, Belfield, Stanley and Watford City will receive funding for affordable housing units for law enforcement workers and others, as part of the first round of funding in the state's Law Enforcement Pilot Program. Western North Dakota law enforcement agencies cite increased...
August 6, 2012 - 10:57pm
June 15, 2012
Legislators get up-close look at oil boom
BISMARCK -- A dozen North Dakota Republican lawmakers spent the past two days touring cities in the Oil Patch to learn more about the oil industry and to hear about the challenges of growth from local officials. Legislators made stops in Stanley, Tioga, Williston, Alexander, Watford...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
July 29, 2011
Dickinson to receive $5M in first round of oil-impact grants announced Thursday
BISMARCK -- State officials authorized nearly $54 million in grants on Thursday to help oil-impacted cities with infrastructure needs. The state's three largest cities in oil country -- Dickinson, Williston and Minot -- received $21 million after submitting $48.9 million in project...
July 29, 2011 - 11:56am
May 2, 2010
Press Editorial: Keeping up with oil cache
Rumors and talk that there is much more black gold in North Dakota than realized have swirled and swirled. It seems those rumors are not rumors and may not have been exaggerated to their full potential. A study released Thursday shows an oil reservoir in western North Dakota holds...
May 2, 2010 - 12:00am
November 20, 2009
Do you buy war's political theater?
Hurry, hurry. There's no time for thinking; it's time to act. Washington's permanent war lobby has worked itself into a veritable lather. The proper Pentagon press leaks have been made, op-eds written, talk show commandoes deployed. No less influential a military mind than the Washington...
November 20, 2009 - 12:00am
October 27, 2009
Stop nation-building, save our way of life
When it comes to Afghanistan, what separates President Barack Obama and Gen. Stanley McChrystal? Not much. Neither wants to destroy the Taliban -- just tamp it down to the point where an as-yet non-existent Afghan state can function. Which is why -- prediction time -- McChrystal...
October 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 10, 2009
Letter: Law allows for best pharmaceutical service
First a little history, the Board of Pharmacy was established by the 1890 Legislature as the Pharmacy Practice Act requiring the governor to appoint a state board of pharmacy which is responsible for examining and licensing applicants for licensure as pharmacists, for issuing permits...
January 10, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
Authorities identify Palermo crash victims
PALERMO (AP) -- The Highway Patrol has identified a man killed in a weekend pickup crash about a mile north of Palermo (PAL'-er-moh). The patrol says 20-year-old Michael Stamen of Palermo was driving a pickup that went into a ditch and rolled a number of times late Sunday night....
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am