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Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
Police Blotter: Camper stolen from RV parking lot
Dog handlers not licensed to work security
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be 'removed from the land'
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
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Carol Ann Zimmermann
Keith Duane Bittenbinder
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
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 14, 2016
Small districts see big need for teachers: Schools try creative ways to fill vacancies
MUNICH -- For one year, Munich Public School students couldn't take a technology class because the district couldn't find someone to teach it....
January 14, 2016 - 6:00am
January 13, 2016
16 apply to design UND's new athletic logo: Contract to create face of Fighting Hawks to be awarded in February
GRAND FORKS -- The University of North Dakota has received 16 applications from parties interested in designing a logo for the Fighting Hawks nickname. On Dec. 12, UND issued a request for proposals seeking a firm or designer to create the logo using public input along with developing...
January 13, 2016 - 6:08pm
January 12, 2016
Application date extended for Fighting Hawks logo design
GRAND FORKS -- The deadline was extended by one day for those who wanted to apply to design logos for UND's Fighting Hawks nickname. The school issued on Dec. 12 a request for proposal, also known as an RFP, seeking a designer or firm to create logos using public input and develop...
January 12, 2016 - 10:40pm
UND tech incubator provides starting point for new UAS businesses
GRAND FORKS -- For now, Suite 188 sits empty in the University of North Dakota Center for Innovation, but Tero Heinonen has big plans for the small space. Heinonen is the CEO of Sharper Shape, a company seeking to inspect infrastructure with unmanned aircraft systems, also known as...
January 12, 2016 - 6:30am
January 8, 2016
Applicants for UND president shows regional ties, few women
GRAND FORKS -- The list of applicants who applied to be the University of North Dakota’s next president reflects a wide range of experience, though some have already dropped out of consideration. Forty applied for the position, though three withdrew their applications because,...
January 8, 2016 - 10:12pm
January 7, 2016
National rankings of little concern for UND, provost says
GRAND FORKS -- Officials at the University of North Dakota and North Dakota State University are downplaying new rankings showing the two schools on the same level for research activity, saying the data is irrelevant or is not a good a measure of research. The last time the Carnegie...
January 7, 2016 - 10:31pm
Appeal for killer of UND student delayed again
FARGO - The lengthy appeals process of North Dakota’s only federal death penalty case has been delayed again. U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Erickson canceled an evidentiary hearing set for Wednesday in the case of Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., who was sentenced to death for kidnapping,...
January 7, 2016 - 3:30pm
Former UND dean refutes claims he created 'atmosphere of fear', Hill says he is not a villain or dictator; 360 review details claims of hostile work environment
GRAND FORKS -- A University of North Dakota dean who resigned after claims he created an "atmosphere of fear" said he did the best he could for...
January 7, 2016 - 6:13am
December 26, 2015
Another designer puts spin on UND logo controversy
FARGO – The University of North Dakota's nickname change has inspired a handful of parodies in the last few months. Shirts From Fargo has been...
December 26, 2015 - 12:02am
December 21, 2015
Documentary eclipses $50,000 goal for Fighting Sioux story
BISMARCK -- Donors gave over $50,000 in 30 days to back finalizing a documentary about the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo saga at the University of North Dakota. Documentary director Matt Fern used the online crowdfunding website Kickstarter to start a $50,000 fundraising campaign,...
December 21, 2015 - 3:44pm
Worker injured in fall at UND campus construction site
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A man was injured this morning when he fell about 30 feet at a construction site on the University of North Dakota Campus. The accident occurred about 8:44 a.m. in the area of Upson 1 and Leonard Hall, where a building expansion project is underway, UND Police...
December 21, 2015 - 12:56pm
December 19, 2015
UND senior recounts months of amnesia following traumatic brain injury
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- For several months when she was 16, Ella Dorner walked around with her phone number written on her stomach. It was a precautionary...
December 19, 2015 - 6:00am
December 17, 2015
UND dean resigns after claims he engaged in unwelcoming behavior, made sexual references
GRAND FORKS- A University of North Dakota dean has resigned from his position after an investigation found he engaged in unwelcome behavior toward women and failed to comply with the school's Code of Conduct. The university on Thursday released its report from an internal investigation...
December 17, 2015 - 9:48pm
December 16, 2015
Changing face of the media trickles down to affect UND student newspaper
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Alexander Bertsch is only a sophomore at the University of North Dakota, but he said he knows how hard it can be to keep a newspaper afloat. As editor-in-chief of UND's student newspaper, the Dakota Student, he saw the 12-page paper shrink to eight this fall due...
December 16, 2015 - 6:00am
December 11, 2015
Three draft options presented for comment at UND master plan forum
GRAND FORKS -- A lot of work has to be done in a short amount of time for the University of North Dakota to finalize a the first phase of a master plan. Dave Chakroborty, the UND associate vice president for Facilities Management, presented three potential plans to a group of about...
December 11, 2015 - 11:51pm