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Federal judge appoints special master to review material seized from Trump lawyer
UPDATE: County sheriff issues evacuation order after Wisconsin refinery explosion
Rounds doesn't support Senate bill to protect Mueller, believes special prosecutor safe
New technology expands capacity for learning with virtual reality
Senate panel advances bill to protect Mueller from firing, but it's unlikely to become law
crime and courts
nation and world
Facebook didn't read the terms and conditions for the app behind Cambridge Analytica
Federal regulators meet with industry, tribe to discuss flaring challenge
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
Want to work for Ikea? Your next interview could be conducted by Russian robot.
Subway plans 500 U.S. store closings amid global growth
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
Minn. man believes old batteries used in foundation robbed him of health, home
Dangerous E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce expands, with 19 states affected
After alarming findings last year, ND's tick season arrives again
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
When it comes to wine, what are tannins?
Report: QB Mayfield expected to go No. 1 to Browns
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
Hurdling into history: Trinity’s Knopik sets school record in 110-meter hurdles
DHS tennis drops battle to Williston
Former DSU coach Roger Huffman leaves legacy behind
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp begins biggest campaign of her political life…with a recycled ad from 2012?
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Paula Ann Bluemer
Emma J. Jaeger
James E. Schloss
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
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...
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.
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
July 22, 2015
Williams County to phase out man camps
WILLISTON — The Williams County Commission on Tuesday adopted new guidelines to phase out temporary housing, including crew camps, RV and trailer parks and modular homes. Mike Sizemore, director of Development Services, proposed guidelines that no longer accept new or renewed applications...
July 22, 2015 - 11:03pm
City of Ray says U.S. senator doesn’t have all the facts in labeling project a waste
RAY -– U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky blasted the northwestern North Dakota town of Ray this week for a sewer lagoon expansion he called a “costly gamble,” but a city official says the Republican senator failed to get all the facts. Paul features Ray in “The Waste Report,”...
July 22, 2015 - 3:59pm
Williams County boots man camps
WILLISTON -- The Williams County Commission on Tuesday adopted new guidelines to phase out temporary housing, including crew camps, RV and trailer parks and modular homes.
July 22, 2015 - 3:58pm
Ray teen drowns while swimming in dam
RAY -– An 18-year-old man drowned Tuesday evening while he was swimming with friends at the Kota Ray Dam south of Ray, the Williams County Sheriff’s Office said. Dispatchers received a 911 call about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday that Justin Meckle of Ray had gone under water.
July 22, 2015 - 3:10pm
June 18, 2015
Land Board approves $1.2 M in grants
BISMARCK – The Board of University and School Lands awarded more than $1.2 million Thursday to communities affected by rapid oil development. Three counties and three townships each received an energy impact grant totaling $205,378 for road maintenance and repair projects. The...
June 18, 2015 - 8:12pm
June 15, 2015
Man accused of attempted murder after stabbing
STANLEY — A man was arrested on a charge of attempted murder after a stabbing at a rodeo grounds in northwest North Dakota early Sunday. The Mountrail County Sheriff’s Department said John Daly, 23, of Wasilla, Alaska, was found with multiple stab wounds at the White Earth...
June 15, 2015 - 6:04pm
June 4, 2015
Charge added in Graves' human trafficking case
BISMARCK – A man facing federal human trafficking charges is now accused of forcing seven women to engage in sex for money after prosecutors...
June 4, 2015 - 1:23pm
June 3, 2015
Flooding may affect oil wells near confluence
WILLISTON — The company responsible for an oil spill last spring into the flooded Yellowstone and Missouri rivers has been ordered to shut...
June 3, 2015 - 11:02pm