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Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
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
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
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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
waters of the US
March 28, 2016
Slope, Bowman county leaders express frustration with federal overreach
AMIDON -- Residents of the two most southwestern counties in North Dakota expressed their concerns and the perceived helplessness they felt about...
March 28, 2016 - 6:53pm
January 21, 2016
Hoeven urges overturn of Obama’s WOTUS veto
A U.S. senator from North Dakota is urging colleagues to override a presidential veto of a congressional resolution of disapproval over a federal water rule. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., spoke on the Senate floor Thursday, asking other members to overturn President Barack Obama’s veto...
January 21, 2016 - 4:29pm
November 3, 2015
Senate rejects attempt to redo WOTUS
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday afternoon rejected an attempt to move forward with the debate on a bill that would block implementation of the controversial Waters of the U.S. rule. A wide range of farm groups oppose WOTUS, under which the Environmental Protection Agency...
November 3, 2015 - 4:37pm
October 15, 2015
Other Views: Grill candidates on bipartisanship
GRAND FORKS — Exhibits 2,933 and 2,934 in the case for bipartisanship in Washington are the fates of President Barack Obama’s signature environmental actions: the Clean Power Plan and the Waters of the U.S. rule. Both are ambitious rules that would dramatically increase Washington’s...
October 15, 2015 - 4:58pm
October 13, 2015
‘Waters of the U.S.’ rule dealt another blow by judicial panel
BISMARCK – A judicial panel dealt another setback Tuesday to a federal water rule that has been temporarily blocked from taking effect nationwide. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finalized the “Waters of the United States” rule in...
October 13, 2015 - 7:26pm
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 21, 2015
ND officials: State will suffer ‘irreparable harm’ from new EPA rule
FARGO — With a week to go before a controversial federal clean-water rule goes into effect, North Dakota officials are warning a judge of cataclysmic consequences if he doesn't block it. The officials appeared before U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Erickson on Friday afternoon,...
August 21, 2015 - 10:49pm
June 29, 2015
N.D. takes lead in lawsuit against EPA over Waters of the U.S. rule
BISMARCK – North Dakota and a dozen other states sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers on Monday over new a clean water rule that critics have slammed as federal overreach that will burden landowners, farmers, ranchers and local governments. “We’re...
June 29, 2015 - 8:01pm
June 19, 2015
Senate follows House in blocking funding for EPA’s Waters of the U.S. rule
BISMARCK – Budget writers in both the U.S. House and Senate voted this week to block funding for new water regulations that members of North Dakota’s congressional delegation warn will have devastating impacts on property owners and the economy. Republican Sen. John Hoeven,...
News/Nation and World
June 19, 2015 - 8:34pm
June 1, 2015
ND may challenge water rule: Groups say Waters of the US rule is too intrusive
GRAND FORKS -- The North Dakota Attorney General said Friday "it is fair to assume" his state would join a legal challenge to new federal water rules that critics say are a regulatory overreach. The Obama Administration announced the final version of the Waters of the U.S. rule...
June 1, 2015 - 4:25pm
May 27, 2015
Farmers analyze new water rule: Does it go too far?
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Farmers who worry that the federal government wants to regulate mud puddles on their land are examining a 297-page rule the...
May 27, 2015 - 11:12pm
April 9, 2015
Letter: Discussion needed on Waters of U.S. rules
It appears the Environmental Protection Agency believes that we in North Dakota do not understand the intent of their proposed rules regarding the Waters of the United States. When a federal agency publishes rules which then generate more than 250,000 comments, mostly in opposition,...
April 9, 2015 - 6:19pm
October 30, 2014
N.D. officials say EPA’s proposed Waters of the U.S. rule is ‘unworkable’
BISMARCK – State government leaders said they are finalizing comments urging two federal agencies to withdraw a proposed rule that Gov. Jack Dalrymple said would “drastically expand” federal authority over North Dakota waters. The proposed “Waters of the U.S.” rule released...
October 30, 2014 - 3:17pm
June 20, 2014
Senators introduce bill to block EPA water rule
Sen. John Hoeven has cosponsored a bill to block a proposed rule that he says would expand federal regulation of the Clean Water Act. The North Dakota Republican joined Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., to fight against the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to regulate any...
June 20, 2014 - 4:24pm