Skip to main content
The Dickinson Press
18th annual Bull Day held in different location and on different day
GM to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories, still cutting jobs
UPDATE: DAPL protest occurs Monday with 3 arrested, some say in response to MLK Day
Minnesota nun and former ND teacher who wrote to murderers dies at age 106
In SD, Yankton Sioux police consider cutting 911
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
Blue Hawks men’s hoops edges Vikings
Dickinson State women’s basketball tops Valley City
Introspective off days are key to Karl-Anthony Towns' improvement
U.S. high school soccer concussions on the rise, study finds
Packers-Cowboys, Steelers-Chiefs draw huge audiences
BENSON: A monarchy in America
OMDAHL: A high tech governor offers great promise
Port: NDDOT attaches ridiculous fiscal note to bill to increase speed limit
Port: The Ringling Brothers Circus has a monument in North Dakota
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
Thomas F. Murtha
Shirley A. Dvorak
Hilma K. Sargent
Kim F. Krull
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
Burgum releases budget plan to legislative leaders calling for more cuts than Dalrymple
three affiliated tribes
May 9, 2013
Tribe breaks ground on refinery
MAKOTI - As the Three Affiliated Tribes blessed the ground Wednesday where a refinery will be built, one tribal council member called it a new...
May 9, 2013 - 12:00am
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
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