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Shutdown's effects on region unclear: Federal agencies hesitant to say who will be furloughed, 210 civilian employees would be out of work at Grand Forks Air Force Base
What is a ‘blue alert’? And why was one sent to people across North Dakota?
Manhunt expands into eastern ND for suspect who tried to run over Bismarck police officer
Meridian responds to Davis Refinery concerns
Parents accused of holding 13 children captive charged with torture, child abuse
crime and courts
nation and world
North Dakota counties to be treated equally in extension funding
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
Oil's sustained rise giving oilfield servicers time to prosper
Amazon narrows field for second headquarters location to 20
Public hearing shows mixed feelings towards proposed refinery on fringes of Theodore Roosevelt National Park
place a business brief
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
340 billion gallons of sludge spur environmental fears in Canada
Enbridge Line 3 protesters block entrances to Wells Fargo in downtown Duluth
North Dakota coal production up in 2017
A 66-year-old is about to run seven marathons in seven days on seven continents
Double check your accounts: Wells Fargo may have been charging you twice for online bills
Those box-top fundraisers? Just 'junk-food marketing' to kids, experts say
Does Champagne have to have bubbles?
There were over 12,000 poison control calls for people eating laundry pods last year
Magic G Afflalo suspended two games for throwing punch at Wolves' Bjelica
McFeely: In southeast North Dakota's Bison country, SDSU's Goedert has many fans
Former UND football players plead guilty in drug dealing case
No. 2 Roger Federer handles heat, cruises at Aussie Open
No. 1 Simona Halep ignores injury, beats Eugenie Bouchard in Australian Open
Commentary: An open letter to Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak
HOPE: Life's unexpected turns
LETTER: Support the Davis Refinery for western North Dakota
LETTER: Contact your senators to support DACA
Commentary: In court arguments, State of North Dakota argues that Heitkamp’s 2012 election victory couldn’t be verified
Daniel C. Smith
Virginia B. Loffelmacher
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
30 under 30
The Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
March 16, 2012
Turkish helicopter crashes in Afghanistan; 14 dead
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A Turkish military helicopter crashed into a house near the Afghan capital Friday, killing 12 Turkish soldiers on board and two girls on the ground, Turkish and Afghan officials said. It was by far the deadliest incident involving Turkish soldiers in Afghanistan,...
March 16, 2012 - 10:13am
March 13, 2012
Afghan villagers recount weekend shooting rampage
BALANDI, Afghanistan (AP) -- As bullets flew, the Afghan woman scooped up her 3-year-old niece and ran for their lives. Moments later, the woman was dead and the girl lay bleeding from a gunshot wound. It was the closing scene of a massacre that left 16 civilians, including nine...
March 13, 2012 - 5:43pm
US official: Suspect in killings trained as sniper in US
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) -- The soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians, most of them children, and burning their bodies was trained as a sniper and recently suffered a head injury in Iraq, U.S. officials said Monday. The name of the suspect, a married, 38-year-old father...
March 13, 2012 - 10:52am
March 1, 2012
2 American troops killed in Afghan shooting
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Two American soldiers were killed Thursday in a shooting by an Afghan soldier and a literacy teacher at a joint base in southern Afghanistan, officials said, the latest in a series of deaths as anti-Americanism rises following the burning of Qurans by U...
March 1, 2012 - 8:01am
February 23, 2012
Obama sends letter of apology to Afghan president
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Afghan president's office says it has received a letter from President Barack Obama formally apologizing for the burning of Qurans at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan. The statement from President Hamid Karzai's office says the U.S.
February 23, 2012 - 8:10am
February 6, 2012
Marine sergeant accused of hazing goes to trial
HONOLULU (AP) -- A second Marine is going to trial for allegedly hazing a fellow Marine who later fatally shot himself in Afghanistan. Sgt. Benjamin Johns has been charged with a wrongfully humiliating and demeaning Lance Cpl. Harry Lew, who killed himself on April 3. Johns, a...
February 6, 2012 - 11:26am
February 4, 2012
Iraq War veteran from ND honored with Purple Heart
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- An Iraq War veteran was honored Saturday with a Purple Heart medal, more than three years after he was wounded in combat. Local, state and National Guard officials presented Rusty Ouart with the decoration during a ceremony at the Armed Forces Reserve Center...
February 4, 2012 - 12:20pm
January 25, 2012
Obama praises Special Forces for hostage rescue
WASHINGTON (AP) -- "Good job tonight," President Barack Obama told his Defense chief as he arrived for his annual State of the Union message. Unknown to a global television audience watching the speech moments later, a bold hostage rescue operation had played out half a world away...
January 25, 2012 - 7:58am
January 24, 2012
Marine faces 3 months in brig for Iraqi deaths
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) -- Military prosecutors worked for more than six years to bring Marine Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich to trial on manslaughter charges that could have sent him away to prison for life. But only weeks after the long-awaited trial started, they offered Wuterich...
January 24, 2012 - 8:40am
January 23, 2012
Marine pleads guilty in killing of unarmed Iraqis
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) -- A Marine accused of killing unarmed Iraqi women and children pleaded guilty to dereliction of duty on Monday, reaching a plea deal and ending the largest and longest-running criminal case against U.S. troops to emerge from the Iraq War. Staff Sgt....
January 23, 2012 - 11:55am
January 16, 2012
Perry: Marines in video are 'kids,' not criminals
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry on Sunday accused the Obama administration of "over-the-top rhetoric" and "disdain for the military" in its condemnation of a video that purportedly shows four Marines urinating on corpses in Afghanistan. Perry's comments...
January 16, 2012 - 7:58am
January 12, 2012
Defense secretary blasts video of Marines urinating on dead
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Leon Panetta phoned Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Thursday and promised full investigation of a video that purports to depict four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters -- a video both men condemned as deplorable. In a...
January 12, 2012 - 12:01pm
Taliban: Afghan talks won't mean end to fighting
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Taliban's political wing is ready to enter peace talks to end the war in Afghanistan, but the insurgents will in the meantime continue their armed struggle, the group said Thursday. The militant movement's emailed statement suggests that efforts to...
January 12, 2012 - 8:54am
January 11, 2012
Army reservists return to ND from Afghanistan
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- U.S. Army reservists who served in Afghanistan have returned to North Dakota. Ten members of the 461st Engineer Company flew into Fargo on Tuesday, five arrived in Bismarck and four arrived in Grand Forks. They returned from a volunteer year-long deployment...
January 11, 2012 - 7:51am
January 5, 2012
Attacks targeting Shiites kill 57 in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) -- A wave of bombings targeting Shiites in Iraq killed 57 people on Thursday, deepening sectarian tensions that exploded just as soon as the last American troops left the country in mid-December. The coordinated attacks targeting Shiites bore the hallmarks of Sunni insurgents...
January 5, 2012 - 9:44am