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Grafton woman accused of putting kids in dog cage
Amid confusion, court proceeding for alleged prostitute ends
Blotter: Teenager found with drug paraphernalia
Dickinson Police search for missing woman
Family, friends remember Ray student killed in car crash
Pipeline company didn’t use remote sensors before leak
Kemp: U.S. shale producers get no relief from rising Brent
Decision on plastic plant location may be delayed
Oklahoma company sets sights on ending flaring in Bakken
Brent approaches $61: ND rig count continues to fall
Letter: Remove the ‘gag amendment’ from trafficking bill
Shaw: No longer can Giuliani be admired
Omdahl: Legislative damage is sustainable — so far
Our View: Innovation of byproducts next step for ND energy
Letter: Dickinson needs to control growth in face of oil slowdown
Ars longa, game brevis: ‘The Order: 1886’ begs question 'How long should a game really be?'
"Big Bird," oil boom, John Waters and more at Fargo Film Festival
Gwen Sebastian to debut new single
Kat Perkins coming back to Medora
Chamber choir to perform
John Michael Shjeflo
Matilda "Tillie" Faulhaber
Preparing for Region 7 battle
‘The Acacia and Keana Show’: Dickinson’s Fossum, Kudrna take first, runner-up at state gymnastics
Golden Eagles rally for win over Blue Hawks
Gasol helps Grizzlies top Timberwolves
Improving a county seat: Unincorporated Manning, the small seat of Dunn County, not immune to oil boom growth
Gatekeepers of the refinery: Lab plays large role at Dakota Prairie Refining
Coming soon: Killdeer plans for massive investment this year
Fixing connections in the oilfield: Dakota Energy Technologies repairs threads on drill pipe connections
High Plains Cultural Center serves community that built it
McKenzie County authorities searching for man following shooting incident
April 8, 2009
Race track supporters trying to salvage bill
BISMARCK -- A bill that horse racing officials say must pass to ensure North Dakota's two race tracks will operate beyond this year has had a perilous journey through the session but got new life breathed into it on Wednesday. Sen. Tom Fischer, R-Fargo, said Wednesday he'll take...
April 8, 2009 - 11:21pm
Tractor vs. car accidents a reminder
A tragic accident that ended the life of two Hettinger residents on Monday and another crash involving a tractor over the weekend is a reminder to keep an eye out for farm equipment on area roads. Car vs. tractor crashes occur on average about once every other year and are usually...
April 8, 2009 - 11:17pm
April 7, 2009
House OKs sovereignty measure
BISMARCK -- The State House OK'd a resolution Tuesday affirming North Dakota's rights as a sovereign state after a debate that one member compared to pre-Civil War secessionist talk. House Concurrent Resolution 3063 passed on a 52-42 vote. It invokes the U.S. Constitution's 10th...
April 7, 2009 - 11:22pm
April 3, 2009
House kills gay rights bill
BISMARCK -- House members on Friday argued that outlawing discrimination against gays and lesbian North Dakotans would protect behavior that can be changed and which God abhors, then soundly voted down Senate Bill 2278. The bill would have added sexual orientation and transgendered...
April 3, 2009 - 10:26pm
April 1, 2009
House kills bill to ban smoking in cars with kids
BISMARCK -- Most North Dakota House members thought a bill that bans adults smoking in cars with child passengers goes too far and rejected it Wednesday. The vote was 51-38 to kill it Senate Bill 2070. The bill had been brought to the Legislature as a project by a Williston middle...
April 1, 2009 - 11:28pm
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
March 27, 2009
Thousands flee ahead of flood
FARGO -- Thousands of shivering, tired residents got out while they could and others prayed that miles of sandbagged levees would hold Friday as the surging Red River threatened to unleash the biggest flood North Dakota's largest city has ever seen. The agonizing decision to stay...
March 27, 2009 - 11:10pm
March 26, 2009
Road crew tries to keep up
Over the last few days, residents of Dickinson have dug themselves out of 2 feet of snow that fell Monday evening and Tuesday morning. While people have struggled to clear their sidewalks and driveways to get out of their homes, many have asked the question, 'what about my street?' Dickinson...
March 26, 2009 - 11:33pm
March 19, 2009
Smoking ban fails
A resolution that would have banned tobacco on all North Dakota state university campuses failed to get a second motion at the State Board of Higher Education meeting held Thursday in Bismarck. The decision as to whether or not all tobacco, including smokeless, would be banned from...
March 19, 2009 - 11:16pm
March 18, 2009
Bus driver wages discussed
Bus driver wages, especially those that only transport students a few miles, was just one of the topics discussed during a Dickinson Public Schools Collaborative Bargaining Team meeting Wednesday at the Central Administration Offices. Team member Butch Hrouda said there has been...
March 18, 2009 - 11:12pm
March 17, 2009
Forest Service going on a map quest
There are several roads that wind through the Badlands of western North Dakota where people can get lost. It can also be unclear which are private...
March 17, 2009 - 11:25pm
March 14, 2009
Every year on Ash Wednesday Catholics depart on a 40 day journey, which ends on Holy Thursday. That journey is called Lent, which is the liturgical season on the Roman Catholic calendar that signifies Jesus' journey through the desert prior to his crucifixion in Jerusalem by the...
March 14, 2009 - 11:14pm
March 6, 2009
Mineral could be hazardous Health Department looks for area volunteers to take part in study
A mineral that occurs naturally in several gravel pits in Stark, Dunn and Billings counties is the subject of a study. The mineral is also in gravel used on area roads. Scott Radig, from the North Dakota Department of Health, appeared before the Stark County Commission Thursday to...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am