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SD 10-year-old who died in crash had a 'smile that lit up a room'
Assange says WikiLeaks to release 'significant' Clinton campaign data
Former NDSU coach's daughter goes big with breast cancer fundraising
UND launches strategic planning process with first meeting
Candidates for N.D. governor square off in first debate
crime and courts
nation and world
Energy leaders partner with UND division for carbon-capture efforts
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
Standing Rock tribal leaders represented by former U.S. attorney
Coal industry on hunt for funding to capture carbon
Gas suppliers Praxair, Linde hold merger talks
Medora Musical ticket sales cross 100,000
Drug prices keep rising with no end in sight
The corny truth about high fructose corn syrup
Benson: Coyotes and prairie dogs on the Great Plains
How to best utilize a cash back credit card to maximize rewards
Everybody steps up for Titans football in season-opening win over Killdeer
Upon further review, Peterson decides not to play in preseason
SHIPLEY: Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tigers complete sweep of skidding Twins
UND announces 18-member committee to address athletic budget shortfall
Murdock: Never Trump seeds would bear socialist fruit
Letter: We don’t need annual legislative session, we need term limits
Letter: Respect for community and property needed
Other Views: Violence, intimidation mar pipeline protest
Holten: There is no greater burden
good bad and ugly
Darla Mae Carlson
Arta Gail Hoherz
George F. Anton
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
September 8, 2015
Southwest Water Authority industrial sales dry up as oil slowdown lingers
The slowdown in southwest North Dakota's oil activity has directly impacted the Southwest Water Authority's bottom line. SWA's industrial water sales revenue has declined greatly this year compared to the past three years and is falling far below its projected sales numbers. Mary...
September 8, 2015 - 10:02pm
September 2, 2015
General: Fargo-Moorhead diversion is priority for corps
FARGO — Compared to many other projects the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has on its plate nationally, the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion would...
September 2, 2015 - 9:16pm
August 31, 2015
Judge looks to settle dispute over breadth of WOTUS injunction
BISMARCK – A judge is looking to settle a dispute over whether his ruling Thursday that blocked a new federal clean-water rule from taking effect Friday applies nationwide or only to North Dakota and the dozen other states that successfully moved to stop the rule. U.S. District...
News/crime and courts
August 31, 2015 - 3:05pm
August 27, 2015
Judge blocks EPA’s ‘Waters of the U.S.’ rule from taking effect Friday
BISMARCK – North Dakota and a dozen other states suing the federal government over a new clean water rule claimed a temporary victory Thursday when a judge blocked it from taking effect Friday, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said the rule will move forward in other...
News/Nation and World
August 27, 2015 - 4:53pm
August 25, 2015
Halek indicted in federal court on 13 felonies relating to Dickinson saltwater disposal well
BISMARCK -- A Texas man was indicted in federal court Monday on 13 felony charges stemming from the operation of a saltwater disposal well near Dickinson, the Justice Department announced. Jason A. Halek, 41, is charged with one count of conspiracy to violate the Safe Drinking...
August 25, 2015 - 10:47am
August 24, 2015
Two central ND hot fishing spots sees water lowered
Anglers be warned, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department announced that water levels at two hot fishing spots in central North Dakota have...
August 24, 2015 - 11:34am
August 21, 2015
Commission wants more information about pipeline that would cross Lake Sakakawea
STANLEY, N.D – Public Service Commissioners want a pipeline company to consider an extra safety measure and provide more details about leak detection before they make a decision on a crude oil pipeline that would travel under Lake Sakakawea. The commission held a five-hour public...
August 21, 2015 - 6:56pm
Funding for saltwater remediation pilot project recommended
BISMARCK -- Funding for a pilot program on remediation of land spoiled by oil-drilling saltwater pits was recommended Thursday by the North Dakota Oil and Gas Research Program board. The board passes its recommendation of awarding $500,000 to the Energy and Environmental Research...
August 21, 2015 - 10:29am
August 14, 2015
El Nino boasted as strongest since 1997 happened in winter after Red River flood
GRAND FORKS — The national media has been trumpeting news this week that meteorologists are predicting this winter could bring the strongest El Nino weather pattern since 1997, when California experienced heavy rainfall and major flooding. While the mention of that year might spark...
August 14, 2015 - 5:57pm
August 13, 2015
Tour aims to show importance of water for businesses
Passengers set out on a special bus tour around Dickinson on Wednesday to explore a commonality that all local businesses have — the need for...
August 13, 2015 - 11:32pm
August 10, 2015
ND fears ‘Waters’ rule threatens Red River Water Project
BISMARCK — North Dakota and 12 other states were filing a request Monday to stop a new federal water rule from taking effect Aug. 28, arguing it will infringe on their sovereignty by expanding federal jurisdiction over state waters. The motion for a preliminary injunction aims...
August 10, 2015 - 11:49pm
August 6, 2015
Experts warn about toxic ingestion of blue-green algae
The North Dakota State University Veterinary Diagnostic Lab has identified several cases positive with high concentrations of harmful blue-green algae in livestock water this year, with the potential of more due to current weather conditions. “The conditions are pretty ideal right...
August 6, 2015 - 11:41pm
July 24, 2015
People urged to be careful of blue-green algae
BISMARCK — People and animals should avoid contact with blue-green algae known as cyanobacteria, the North Dakota health and agriculture departments advised Friday. The algae typically blooms in late summer, but a streak of hot weather can cause it to become active earlier, state...
July 24, 2015 - 11:02pm
July 14, 2015
Patterson Lake water levels lowered for maintenance
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has temporarily lowered the water level in Patterson Lake to allow for maintenance of the dam’s water gate. For the duration of the work, which could take up to four weeks, Reclamation will keep the lake elevation below 2,416.5 feet, which is the...
July 14, 2015 - 9:59am
July 9, 2015
Other Views: Refocus North Dakota water priorities
FARGO -- Two stories this week underscored the importance of water resources and water development in western North Dakota communities. In one, the Lignite Volunteer Fire Department was fined by the State Water Commission for illegally selling water from its well to finance new equipment....
July 9, 2015 - 3:27pm