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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
Islamic State claims attack on Pakistan police academy, 59 dead
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
June 5, 2010
Water pipeline project nears completion
After conception by a few area minds in the late '70s and about $31 million later, rural residents in southwest North Dakota can receive treated water as a section of the Southwest Pipeline Project nears completion. More than 940 residents near Medora, Beach, Sentinel Butte, Golva...
June 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 22, 2009
New teacher salaries may increase nearly $4,000
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, new teachers hired at Dickinson Public Schools may start at $31,000, nearly $4,000 more than last year's base salary of more than $27,000, school officials say. During Wednesday's meeting of the DPS Collaborative Bargaining team, preliminary...
April 22, 2009 - 11:17pm
April 17, 2009
Not a typical coffee pot
A damaged and leaking package mailed to a Dickinson State University student contained more than 2 ounces of marijuana, said Lt. Rod Banyai from the Dickinson Police Department. "The mailroom called because it was leaking coffee grounds," Banyai said, adding the package arrived Thursday. He...
April 17, 2009 - 10:47pm
April 16, 2009
Groups say carbon summit may not have big picture
BISMARCK -- North Dakota environmental groups say a summit planned today at the Capitol on the effects of carbon cap-and-trade reflects an unwillingness to see carbon dioxide regulation as anything other than a threat to the status quo. Instead, members of the Dakota Resource Council...
April 16, 2009 - 11:22pm
April 11, 2009
Dickinson Tea Party encourages thinking about frustrating taxes
On Wednesday, people across the United States will draw inspiration from an event that took place more than 235 years ago. Inspired by the Boston Tea Party, more than 600 Tax Day Tea Party protests are scheduled for cities throughout the country, including Dickinson. Dickinson Tea...
April 11, 2009 - 10:39pm
March 28, 2009
Receding N.D. river puts pressure on forecasters
FARGO (AP) -- An updated National Weather Service statement that said the Red River apparently crested lower than expected and a day early was good news for leaders of flood-braced Fargo. But it was exasperating, too. Over the course of a week, they and the city's 92,000 residents...
March 28, 2009 - 11:04pm
Fargo gets good news
FARGO (AP) -- Fargo's fears of a catastrophic flood eased Saturday with word that the Red River apparently crested at lower-than-expected levels, and weary residents turned their attention to ensuring their hastily built levees hold up against an onslaught of ice-laden water expected...
March 28, 2009 - 11:03pm
Dollar needs better defense than Geithner
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner nearly struck out Wednesday morning despite multiple opportunities to defend the dollar. Geithner's narrowly averted gaffe was sadly typical, given the greenback's shabby treatment these days. While addressing a jam-packed meeting of the Council...
March 28, 2009 - 12:00am
March 12, 2009
Four-time champion Buser takes Iditarod lead
TAKOTNA, Alaska (AP) -- Four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion Martin Buser breezed through the tiny town of Takotna, spending less...
March 12, 2009 - 12:32am
February 24, 2009
More than 200 airmen back home
MINOT (AP) -- About 260 Minot airmen are back with their families after a five-month deployment. The Minot Air Force Base group was sent to Anderson Air Force base in Guam to continue the Air Force presence in the Pacific. They returned Monday. Tech Sgt. Christopher McKeen surprised...
February 24, 2009 - 8:08am
February 17, 2009
ND drivers required to be more sober than boaters
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota law says boaters, hunters and snowmobilers can be a bit drunker than someone who's driving a car. The state House has decided to keep things that way. Six years ago, the Legislature lowered the legal blood-alcohol limit for drivers from 0.10 percent...
February 17, 2009 - 4:34pm
February 11, 2009
Man executed in Florida
STARKE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida rapist convicted of murdering his girlfriend's teenage daughter more than 25 years ago has been executed. Wayne Tompkins was pronounced dead at 6:32 p.m. Wednesday after he failed to get courts to listen to his claims of innocence. He was put to death...
February 11, 2009 - 4:50pm
February 8, 2009
More than 200 Americans killed in Mexico since '04
More than 200 American citizens have been killed since 2004 in Mexico's escalating wave of violence, amounting to the highest number of unnatural deaths in any foreign country outside military combat zones, according to the U.S. State Department. The deaths included a 22-year-old...
February 8, 2009 - 10:55am
June 29, 2008
More than 1,000 parents are without licenses for child support debts
BISMARCK -- More than 1,000 North Dakota drivers' licenses are currently suspended for failing to pay child support, Another 688 people are on payment plans to clear arrearages knowing that if they don't keep up their payment plans, they'll lose their licenses, state Child Support...
June 29, 2008 - 12:00am
May 8, 2008
U-Mary president to retire after more than 30 years
BISMARCK -- Sister Thomas Welder, University of Mary's president for the past 30 years, will step down next year. News of Welder's upcoming retirement came Wednesday from Martin White, chairman of the university's board of trustees. "Sister Thomas has graced us with her wisdom,...
May 8, 2008 - 12:00am