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I-94 closed between Dickinson and Valley City
Pipeline leak spills oil into creek near Belfield
Tickets to go on sale Friday for Journey concert at Fargodome
More than $44,000 in vehicles stole from Bismarck shop
Suspect in Twin Cities woman's death charged after leading Cass deputies to human remains
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
NDSU, SDSU rematch may be a battle of who can make best adjustments
Bob Brookover: Wentz wagon's wheels fall off
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
Five Heisman Trophy finalists named
Dickinson State's Shevlin earns NSAA honor
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
Theresa M. Brewer
James "Jim" Wetzel
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
I-94 closed between Dickinson and Valley City
July 22, 2014
McKenzie County hosting veterans event today
WATFORD CITY -- McKenzie County is hosting a “Veterans StandDown” until 7 p.m. today at the Veteran’s Memorial Building in Watford City. The event is aimed especially at veterans that are new to the area, McKenzie County Veterans Service Coordinator Jerry Samuelson said....
July 22, 2014 - 2:11pm
July 4, 2014
North Dakota tied for 36th in patriotism; Minnesota ranks 49th
FARGO — A new state ranking, whose accuracy we can debate while grilling hot dogs and setting off fireworks, declares that the Land of 10,000 Lakes, Minnesota is 49th out of the 50 states in terms of patriotism. The only state having a harder time getting its red, white and blue...
July 4, 2014 - 11:07pm
June 30, 2014
Hoeven, VA director host roundtable to discuss veteran health-care concerns
A key piece of federal legislation expected to pass in the next several weeks could ease some of the red tape around local Veterans Affairs clinics...
June 30, 2014 - 10:48pm
June 27, 2014
Heitkamp, Hoeven to make separate visits to Dickinson on Monday
Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., will be making separate stops in Dickinson on Monday. Heitkamp will speak at the opening of a new Univar oil and gas distribution center on 545 28th Avenue East at 10:45 a.m. She will later visit preschool and daycare...
June 27, 2014 - 11:39am
June 19, 2014
ND colleges target help to growing veteran enrollment
GRAND FORKS — Sam Solberg attended the University of North Dakota for about a year and a half right out of high school. He had plans to go to medical school, was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity and liked playing indoor soccer, but in the fall of 2013 he decided college life...
June 19, 2014 - 11:12pm
June 16, 2014
Vets seek care solutions
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., vowed Monday to work toward making the proposed 40-mile rule — legislation intended to ease long waiting lists for veterans seeking medical care in some parts of the country — relevant to North Dakotans. Both houses of Congress...
June 16, 2014 - 10:56pm
June 14, 2014
Federal agency aims to hire more Native veterans
BISMARCK — The Department of the Interior has launched a program to recruit and hire more Native American veterans to work for the agency. The Indian Affairs American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Initiative who hire veterans ”throughout Indian Country and continue their...
June 14, 2014 - 10:59pm
May 31, 2014
Guardians Foundation to the rescue: Homeless veterans organization looks to expand into Dickinson
An organization serving homeless veterans is eyeing Dickinson for its next facility as it expands its outreach in the Oil Patch. The Coeur D’Alene,...
May 31, 2014 - 8:27pm
May 24, 2014
Review team finds no problems at Fargo VA
FARGO — A review team has found no scheduling problems or irregularities at Fargo’s Veterans Affairs Hospital. President Barack Obama has ordered investigations at all VA hospitals in the wake of allegations that veterans may have died while awaiting care. “The team gave us...
May 24, 2014 - 10:14pm
Hiektamp: Recommitting to our veterans
2014 is a milestone year. America’s longest war is winding down and most American troops in Afghanistan are finally headed home. Since the beginning of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, we have deployed 2.6 million servicemembers from our military to fight in both countries —...
May 24, 2014 - 12:00am
April 6, 2014
'Warrior Words': Writers' Circle to host readings by veterans
Defending Heartbreak Ridge in Korea, patrols into the jungles of Vietnam, and experiencing the loneliness of an Iraqi compound on Christmas Eve...
April 6, 2014 - 9:23am
March 26, 2014
Veterans: Keystone XL in America’s best interest
Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., continued his efforts Wednesday to push along the Keystone XL pipeline project in hopes that it will finally be approved, this time alongside U.S. military veterans. More than two dozen members of the group Vets4Energy joined Hoeven and other politicians...
March 26, 2014 - 9:42pm
January 27, 2014
Better Know Your Leaders: Leslie Ross
Name: Leslie Ross Hometown: Crystal, Minn. Position in Stark County: Stark County Veterans Service Officer For how long? 5½ years When did you first move to Dickinson? October 1996 What types of challenges and opportunities has the oil boom brought to your office? Challenges...
January 27, 2014 - 6:03pm
January 20, 2014
ND veterans concerned by military pension cuts
North Dakota veterans are watching, but not yet pounding on doors, over recent cuts to military pensions for some veterans. Under a budget agreement in Congress, which President Barack Obama signed in late December, military veterans who still are working would see smaller cost-of-living...
January 20, 2014 - 10:38pm
Letter: What has happened to courtesy and respect for deceased veterans?
On Saturday, Jan. 11, family, friends, neighbors and residents of Dickinson gathered to celebrate the funeral of the former mayor and U.S. Navy veteran, Fred S. Gengler, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on West Broadway in Dickinson. At the conclusion of the church service, military...
January 20, 2014 - 3:47pm