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Bismarck police warn public to be wary of scams
Three students, including gunman, critically injured in Maryland high school shooting
Trump shakes up team of lawyers as legal threats mount
Package believed to be bound for Austin explodes at Texas FedEx facility, police say
Dryer sparks minor fire at Fargodome, causing $3,000 in damages
crime and courts
nation and world
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
High school project for warming calves turns into business plan
'Netflix for oil' setting stage for $1 trillion data battle
Self-driving Uber strikes and kills pedestrian in Arizona
COLUMN: Let the market decide: Organic and economics
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
Where communities thrive: Megan Klassen shares love of Dickinson through her work
So many cartons, so little time: A guide to grocery store eggs
Enriching people's lives: Carrie Zimmerman takes leadership role
Cookies for the veterans
Crop failure on the kitchen table
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
Carter's OT tally leads Kings past Wild
Miners wrap up season with fifth-place state tournament finish
DSU baseball earns first win of season
Kram, Klaman earn all-state honors
With a perfect son, it's hard not to be 'that parent'
Commentary: Anti-corruption ballot measure activists, flush with out of state money, Looking to hire professional signature collectors
Shout out to our teachers
How little -- not big -- moments remind you about living
Staging your home not as easy as you think
Mary Eve Thomas
Ernest "Ernie" Heidecker
Jerome M. Tveter
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
Tilted Tulip, many things for many people
New clothing store opens in Bowman
Dickinson 4-H and FFA chapters continue to prepare students
Viola LaFontaine leads Mott-Regent schools, set to retire at the end of the year
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
30 under 30
March 16, 2018
Hedberg's 3-point shooting vaults Minot Ryan past St. John in Class B boys semifinals
BISMARCK — The clock struck midnight on St. John on Friday night, ending the Woodchucks' Cinderella season one game shy of a state championship...
March 16, 2018 - 11:11pm
March 15, 2018
Carrington's second-half comeback stuns Stanley
BISMARCK—The Carrington Cardinals battled from nine points down in the third quarter to upend Stanley 63-59 Thursday in the first round...
March 15, 2018 - 10:55pm
February 16, 2018
ND man, who got stuck in snow, has tires start on fire, dies in pickup
STANLEY, N.D. -- The burned body thought to be a man reported missing at 9 a.m. Wednesday has been recovered, according to a statement released...
February 16, 2018 - 4:21pm
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