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Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
Hemp may be next gold mine for Native American tribes
AARP sues U.S. agency over employee wellness programs
Obama trolls Trump over 'mean tweet' on late-night TV
Leak at nuclear reactor in Norway is contained
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
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Siemian, Broncos ruin Osweiler's homecoming
Dickinson State women's basketball has sights set on NSAA crown
Dickinson State cross country shows well at Mt. Marty Invite
Hype building for No. 17 UND football vs. Weber State on Saturday
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Martin R. Harnisch
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
January 28, 2016
ND woman to seeks clues at Henrikson trial for unfound body
Lissa Yellowbird-Chase may be the only person from North Dakota taking unpaid time off from work to sit through the trial of a man accused of hiring the murder of two men during the Bakken oil boom. Others — including former Three Affiliated Tribes chairman Tex Hall, his companion...
January 28, 2016 - 7:45pm
May 30, 2015
Former Fort Berthold chairman joins marijuana company
BISMARCK — Former MHA Nation Tribal Chairman Tex Hall has joined a company focused on producing marijuana on reservations. Native American Organics LLC will help tribes who want to enter the marijuana products industry set up legal growing and distribution systems. The company...
May 30, 2015 - 11:52pm
October 28, 2014
Williams, Fox vie for Three Affiliated Tribes chair
NEW TOWN — Seldom have the Three Affiliated Tribes had so much at stake. Tribal members will go to the polls Nov. 4 to elect a new chairman, who will lead during the most affluent period in the tribe’s history. Oil and gas development on the Fort Berthold Reservation will generate...
October 28, 2014 - 10:17pm
September 17, 2014
Tex Hall out of Three Affiliated Tribes chairman race
NEW TOWN -- The Three Affiliated Tribes will have a new leader. Chairman Tex Hall came in fourth in a primary election held Tuesday, grabbing approximately 14.6 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results posted on the New Town News Facebook page. Tribal tax director...
September 17, 2014 - 1:54pm
September 16, 2014
Tribal chairman calls critical report ‘smear campaign’: Allegations of unethical business deals swirl on eve of primary election
Members of the Three Affiliated Tribes staged a protest just a day before Tuesday’s primary election to demand the release of a months-long investigation into the business activities of tribal chairman Tex Hall. Tribal police locked the doors to the administration building; however,...
September 16, 2014 - 6:22pm
August 25, 2014
Candidates named for Three Affiliated Tribes elections
NEW TOWN -- The Three Affiliated Tribes Election Board has certified the candidates eligible to run for the Tribal Business Council. Current Chairman Tex Hall is running for re-election, and faces challengers Damon Williams, Lewis Kenneth Hall, Mark Fox and Randy Phelan. For...
August 25, 2014 - 4:02pm
August 8, 2014
Hall seeks re-election as Three Affiliated Tribes chairman
NEW TOWN -- The chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes, who is under investigation for business dealings with a man implicated in a murder-for-hire, has filed for another four-year term. Tex Hall is among 10 candidates who filed before Thursday’s deadline, and among the contenders...
August 8, 2014 - 5:05pm
April 23, 2014
Oil revenue way up for tribes; money going to roads, other infrastructure
NEW TOWN — In less than one year, the Three Affiliated Tribes have collected $184 million in oil tax revenue, nearly equal to the amount collected...
April 23, 2014 - 10:40pm
February 12, 2014
Questioning the chairman: Tribal resolution calls for independent investigation on Tex Hall’s business dealings
NEW TOWN, N.D. -- Pressure is building on the Fort Berthold Reservation for tribal leaders to take action after details in a criminal investigation...
February 12, 2014 - 11:21pm
November 25, 2013
Oil boom means lots of jobs — and lots of flaring — for Three Affiliated Tribes
BISMARCK — The Bakken oil boom has brought jobs and prosperity to the Three Affiliated Tribes in northwestern North Dakota, but also a major challenge: The percentage of natural gas that’s being wasted through flaring is roughly twice the statewide average. Nearly 60 percent...
November 25, 2013 - 6:28pm
May 8, 2013
Tribe: Oil tax changes not enough
NEW TOWN -- A new tribal oil tax agreement is a "huge improvement" but still contains bad language that doesn't recognize tribal sovereignty,...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Officials: Rules would slow development
NEW TOWN -- Federal red tape and redundant regulations threaten to slow oil development on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, tribal officials and industry leaders said Tuesday. Tex Hall, chairman of the Mandan Hidatsa Arikara Nation, said the tribes oppose federal rules announced...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
January 7, 2011
Questions over water fees: Issue arises in State of the Tribes address
BISMARCK -- Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Tex Hall said the drawbacks to the state's oil boom outweigh the benefits and will remain so unless work is done to alleviate the difficulties on the reservation. He also touched on the Army Corp of Engineers plan to charge for Lake Sakakawea...
January 7, 2011 - 12:00am