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Witness describes brutal night watching ex-boyfriend kill man, injure another
Former Lake Region State basketball player leads nonprofit
DSU Foundation hearing pushed to late spring or early summer
Police Blotter: Woman reports possible fake soldier scam
Archaeologists find toys, bottles and debris of daily life at former Fargo brothel
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
Country superstar Garth Brooks signs Amazon streaming deal
Dickinson teen to receive Eagle Scout award
Irish singers headline concert series
Auxiliary sponsors Tour of Tables
U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
Yoder, Midgets hope to savor experience at Saturday's state cross country meet
Dakota State matchup a tough test for Blue Hawks
9-man playoffs: Raiders set to face Honkers, record-setting QB Rodin
9-man playoffs: Holsteins 'peaking at the right time'
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
Our View: Four for ND state offices
Allan Milton Wallman
Delia "Dee" Hammel
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
November 30, 2015
Market forces close one of Williams County’s largest man camps
TIOGA, N.D. — While the city of Williston was deciding the fate of its own man camps, market forces were deciding the fate of another. Capital Lodge, between Ray and Tioga, has closed, according to a report in the Tioga Tribune. Attempts to contact a representative of the lodge,...
November 30, 2015 - 4:37pm
November 27, 2015
Local sheriff’s agencies weigh in on reported oilfield thefts in the Bakken
As oil prices stay low, active rigs continue to drop off the landscape and many oilfield workers find themselves out of a job nationally, theft of equipment and materials is becoming common in some U.S. oil regions. However, Bakken law enforcement agencies’ reports of prevalence...
November 27, 2015 - 4:18pm
November 23, 2015
2 arrested near Epping on rape, attempted murder charges
WILLISTON, N.D. — Two men were arrested last week for allegedly raping and trying to kill a Williston woman near Epping, police say. Jean-Michael...
News/crime and courts
November 23, 2015 - 7:02pm
Hess finishes work to ease excess flaring
TIOGA, N.D. – Crews completed maintenance work at the Hess Tioga Gas Plant over the weekend after days of significant natural gas flaring in...
November 23, 2015 - 5:45pm
November 17, 2015
State inspection finds 18 too many female inmates at Williams County facility
WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williams County jail has been ordered by the state to immediately reduce and maintain its female population to rated capacity after an inspection found the facility had 18 more females than the 20 it is presently allowed. The matter was discussed at the...
November 17, 2015 - 11:39pm
November 9, 2015
Oil Patch farmers getting help with pipeline problems
TIOGA, N.D. – It’s taken as long as 2½ years for western North Dakota farmer Dennis Johnsrud to resolve one issue with a pipeline company....
November 9, 2015 - 6:29pm
Despite oil boom slow down, Williston housing still in high demand
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Grey hung in the sky, slowly coating the ground with an icy drizzle. Individuals sat quietly in the Salvation Army chapel waiting for their appointment, hoping they could be seen that day. Others simply took the opportunity to get some quality sleep in the warmth...
November 9, 2015 - 9:11am
October 31, 2015
Williston airport proponents chart aggressive course
WILLISTON -- A $250 million Williston airport relocation is edging closer to becoming a reality as one local official is questioning the...
October 31, 2015 - 10:07pm
October 26, 2015
Poachings in northwest N.D. increase; 5 recorded this year
A headless whitetail buck found at Demick's Lake near Keene on Sept. 10 was the first in a string of five poachings within a month that North...
October 26, 2015 - 6:20pm
September 23, 2015
Oil Patch man camps dwindling to ghost camps
WILLISTON, N.D. - Some man camps are becoming ghost camps in the oil patch, especially in Mountrail County where only five of the 23 camps whose operating permits expire this year have applied for renewal. Another 11 are done and cleaned up, and seven are in the wind, with no forwarding...
September 23, 2015 - 9:37am
September 7, 2015
Durum variety Joppa a boon to producers
GRENORA — There’s a new kid on the block, and it’s causing some excitement for the durum growers out there. The wheat variety is called Joppa, and it’s a yet another success story coming out of the North Dakota State University breeding program. Wade Fischer, of Grenora,...
September 7, 2015 - 10:08pm
September 5, 2015
Two men accused in sex cases involving minors
WILLISTON — Two men arrested in separate incidents by the Williams County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday could face up to life in prison for allegedly sexually abusing underage girls. Justan Oppegaard, 24, and Richard Trottier, 52, both of Williston, are each being held on $1 million...
September 5, 2015 - 9:47pm
August 26, 2015
Highway Patrol plans sobriety checkpoint in Williams County
WILLISTON — North Dakota Highway Patrol troopers will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at a pre-determined location in Williams County Saturday. Alcohol saturation patrols will follow as the troopers are partnering with the Williston Police Department and Williams County Sheriff’s...
News/crime and courts
August 26, 2015 - 10:45pm
August 25, 2015
BLM opens comment period on energy lease parcel
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on a Determination of NEPA Adequacy for one parcel nominated for competitive oil and gas leasing in Williams County for a 30-day period ending Sept. 23. The lease sale is tentatively scheduled for Jan. 26, 2016. The preliminary...
August 25, 2015 - 12:06pm
August 13, 2015
Woman pleads not guilty to allegations of helping Williston sex operation
WILLISTON, N.D. — A Milwaukee, Wis., woman who police say was involved with a prostitution ring in Williston pleaded not guilty to a human trafficking charge in District Court on Thursday. Rasheda Ross, 38, is accused of helping to facilitate a commercial sex operation that...
August 13, 2015 - 6:55pm