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Dickinson residents help out their neighbors during recent snowstorm
No discussion of Cabinet job in Trump meeting, Heitkamp says
Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect
Three accused of endangering pipeline worker at Backwater Bridge
Groups support community in light of protests
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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
Cougars' boys basketball depth has them pondering the next step
Heart River girls basketball team has room for improvement
Dickinson High gymnasts enter season younger but just as hungry for success
Is Wild's Dubnyk the NHL's best goaltender?
All-Star Game winner no longer tied to World Series in new MLB deal
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
State of the Union
January 12, 2016
Obama knocks Republicans for anti-Muslim rhetoric, seeks to set 2016 tone
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama knocked Republican presidential candidates for anti-Muslim rhetoric and accused critics on Tuesday of playing...
News/Nation and World
January 12, 2016 - 10:51pm
January 11, 2016
Obama taking State of the Union speech to 'cord cutters'
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday will be more available to "cord cutters," a nod to the changing television viewing habits of Americans, the White House said on Sunday.Cable and satellite providers have been grappling with the changing preferences...
News/Nation and World
January 11, 2016 - 2:37pm
Fargo entrepreneur, Medal of Honor winner among State of the Union invitees
FARGO, N.D.-- A laid-off steelworker, a Medal of Honor recipient, a digital-media entrepreneur, a leader in the Twin Cities Muslim community...
January 11, 2016 - 10:19am
January 24, 2015
Monke: Spills in the state and a ‘State’ of laughter
Sometimes, you just have to rant. Every once in a while, as Peter Griffin once so eloquently said, there are aspects of life that tend to “grind my gears.” Here are a few of them that popped up last week: - Here a spill, there a spill: How many oil and saltwater spills and pipeline...
January 24, 2015 - 10:04pm
January 21, 2015
Kemp: Oil producers’ underappreciated role in U.S. economy
The eight states at the heart of the American shale oil revolution all grew faster than the U.S. national average over the last decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), underscoring the importance of oil production to the U.S. economy. Gross domestic product...
January 21, 2015 - 6:42pm
January 20, 2015
State of the Union: Obama urges skeptical Republicans to back his "middle-class economics"
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama challenged the Republican-led Congress on Tuesday to break out of the "tired old patterns" of confrontational...
January 20, 2015 - 11:14pm
Larimore train-bus accident rescuers are guests at State of the Union Address
LARIMORE -- Richard and Susan Lunski of Larimore were in denial when they were handed a handwritten note from a neighbor down the street, asking...
January 20, 2015 - 11:09pm
January 17, 2015
Obama speech to call for closing tax loopholes
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address will propose closing multibillion-dollar tax loopholes used by the wealthiest Americans, imposing a fee on big financial firms and then using the revenue to benefit the middle class, senior administration officials...
January 17, 2015 - 9:35pm
January 28, 2014
Obama lays out go-it-alone approach
President Barack Obama vowed on Tuesday to bypass a divided Congress and take action on his own to bolster America's middle class in a State...
January 28, 2014 - 10:35pm
January 27, 2014
Keystone XL unlikely a State of the Union topic
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will lay out an agenda on jobs, the economy and the environment during his State of the Union speech Tuesday night. But he is unlikely to mention the Keystone XL oil pipeline, a politically charged project that could shape his legacy in each...
January 27, 2014 - 5:24pm
Retired Guard member to attend State of the Union as Heitkamp’s guest
FARGO – When retired Army National Guard member Eric Marts told North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp at a town hall meeting last fall that he was...
January 27, 2014 - 10:52am
January 21, 2014
Wounded vet to attend State of the Union
FARGO — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., announced that wounded veteran Eric Marts will be her guest at next week’s State of the Union address. According to a news release, Heitkamp met Marts, who hosts a Fargo radio program for veterans, last summer when she traveled the...
January 21, 2014 - 4:34pm
February 13, 2013
SOTU: Heidi Heitkamp responds to president's address
North Dakota U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat, responds to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address in a YouTube video at the link in this story.
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
SOTU: Cramer says 'there's some good and some bad'
North Dakota's U.S. House representative found President Barack Obama's tone respectful during his State of the Union address Tuesday night in Washington, but there were some things Kevin Cramer would have liked to have heard. "There's some good and some bad," Cramer told The Dickinson...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
January 25, 2012
State of the Union: Obama says American dream in peril; fast action needed
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Declaring the American dream under siege, President Barack Obama called Tuesday night for a flurry of help for a hurting middle...
January 25, 2012 - 12:00am