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State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
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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
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
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
three affiliated tribes
April 26, 2013
Fracking away the water: Report warns of dwindling supply due to oil industry
A scathing report issued Thursday by the Western Organization of Resource Councils says water used in the process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is reaching a crisis point in Western states. The regional network of organizations' 37-page report, titled "Gone for Good," warns...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 13, 2013
Spirit Lake members angry with leaders, seek assembly
Tensions ran high as members of the Spirit Lake Nation gathered for a second meeting in two days Friday to debate the future of the tribe's leadership. A group of tribal elders had voted Thursday to oust members of the Tribal Council, claiming authority to take such an action because...
April 13, 2013 - 12:00am
April 6, 2013
Tribal oil tax accountability still an issue
BISMARCK -- An amendment to a bill that includes parameters for a new oil tax agreement with the Three Affiliated Tribes moved forward Friday, but legislators indicated it may get more scrutiny at a future hearing. Members of the state Senate adopted several amendments Friday to...
April 6, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
New oil tax agreement for Three Affiliated Tribes in the works
NEW TOWN -- Oil drilling on the Fort Berthold Reservation could be in danger if state legislators and tribal leaders can't reach an agreement on how to share the oil tax revenue. Leaders of the Three Affiliated Tribes are working with state legislators to amend a 2008 agreement that...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
April 4, 2013
Three Affiliated Tribes chastise Cramer comments
NEW TOWN -- The business council of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation says it cannot condone or tolerate recent comments from Rep.
April 4, 2013 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
Oil refinery planned for Fort Berthold Reservation
NEW TOWN - An oil refinery, the first to be built in the United States in more than 30 years, is planned for the Fort Berthold Reservation. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced approval of an application from the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation...
October 10, 2012 - 12:44pm
August 31, 2012
Displaced New Town trailer court residents get new home
NEW TOWN -- Getting evicted may have a happy ending for residents of a 45-unit mobile home park on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. Residents...
August 31, 2012 - 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
March 31, 2012
Tribal members evicted for oil field development
NEW TOWN -- Residents of a 45-lot mobile home park in New Town, many among the poorest members of the Three Affiliated Tribes, are being evicted...
March 31, 2012 - 12:00am
March 13, 2012
Leaders from 19 counties gather in Dickinson to talk about $1.8 million set aside to develop community visions
Representatives from 19 counties in western North Dakota met for the first time Monday at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge in Dickinson to plan...
March 13, 2012 - 12:00am
August 7, 2011
Tribe gets tough on oil waste
NEW TOWN (AP) -- The Three Affiliated Tribes is getting tough on oil companies that improperly dispose of waste on the Fort Berthold Reservation in western North Dakota. The tribe has implemented fines that start at $5,000 for negligent violations and $10,000 for willful violations...
August 7, 2011 - 12:00am