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Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
ND man gets 19 years for killing co-worker, dumping body in field
Winning in court, losing on the ground: uncertainty clouds U.S. voting rights
1 killed, 1 injured in crash near Wahpeton
Woman accused of chasing 11-year-old with stun gun
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
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
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
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
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
'The complete package'
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
James "Jim" Danks
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
July 30, 2014
Menards files plans for Williston store
WILLISTON — Menards, the Wisconsin-based building supply store, has submitted big plans for a store that will anchor a Williston retail development. Plans...
July 30, 2014 - 11:58pm
July 25, 2014
Paddling against the Sandpiper: Group canoes in protest against Enbridge pipeline
By Malachi Petersen Forum News Service BEMIDJI, Minn. — An environmental group took to the water Friday to protest a proposed oil pipeline...
July 25, 2014 - 11:57pm
July 17, 2014
Man pleads not guilty in sex trafficking case
BISMARCK — A Wisconsin man charged with transporting women to North Dakota and forcing them to engage in prostitution pleaded not guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court. Levell Lee Durr, 31, pleaded not guilty to a federal charge of coercion and enticement, which alleges that he...
News/crime and courts
July 17, 2014 - 11:57pm
July 16, 2014
Search underway for missing New London mother, children
WILLMAR, Minn. — Authorities on Wednesday were trying to locate a 44-year-old New London woman suspected of taking her son in violation of a court order. Amy Lorraine Winterfeldt, also known as Amy Gomm, was supposed to have returned her 4-year-old son to his father in Appleton,...
News/crime and courts
July 16, 2014 - 9:17pm
July 15, 2014
Police officer seen punching suspect on video returns to work
SUPERIOR, Wis. — A Superior police officer who was placed on leave after the video release of him punching a female suspect returned to work Tuesday. Officer George Gothner was assigned to administrative duty, “working on response plans to critical incidents,” according to...
News/crime and courts
July 15, 2014 - 11:33pm
July 5, 2014
Crews scour Sandpiper pipeline route: Environmental, cultural review underway across northern Minnesota
WRENSHALL, Minn. — Charlie Peliska dug a mostly square hole about 18 inches deep and then sifted through the Carlton County dirt that he uncovered. The archeological technician was looking for signs of life long since passed — signs of significant human activity 50, 100 or even...
July 5, 2014 - 11:29pm
July 4, 2014
Sandpiper pipeline route spares Oakville prairie: Plans approved North Dakota PSC avoids natural reserve area
GRAND FORKS — Academics at the University of North Dakota breathed a collective sigh of relief when the North Dakota Public Service Commission approved a Sandpiper oil pipeline route last week that skirts valuable research prairie. Oakville Prairie, a 960-acre piece of land about...
July 4, 2014 - 11:18pm
Enbridge says it is listening to Sandpiper pipeline concerns
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — Enbridge is hearing the opposition to its proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline, company officials said this week. The 616-mile pipeline would carry 225,000 barrels of oil each day from western North Dakota to Superior, Wis. The company’s proposed route would take...
July 4, 2014 - 10:52pm
June 25, 2014
Sandpiper pipeline approved by Public Service Commission
BISMARCK -- A new pipeline will do the work of 4,300 trucks daily in transporting oil to and from North Dakota, Public Service Commission Chairman Brian Kalk said Wednesday. The PSC unanimously approved permits for construction of the $2.6 billion Sandpiper pipeline during its...
June 25, 2014 - 6:25pm
June 24, 2014
Wisconsin man faces federal charges for N.D. human trafficking case
BISMARCK – A Wisconsin man faces federal charges for allegedly drugging women and bringing them to work as prostitutes in North Dakota, where...
News/crime and courts
June 24, 2014 - 4:41pm
June 7, 2014
Wisconsin strikes down same-sex marriage ban
MILWAUKEE — A federal judge deemed Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional on Friday, prompting more than 120 gay couples to rush to county offices to wed and obtain marriage licenses as word of the ruling spread. The ruling came the same day that seven same-sex...
June 7, 2014 - 11:50pm
May 14, 2014
Tracks reopened after coal train derailment
PILLAGER, Minn. — BNSF Railway tracks are open again near this central Minnesota town after a coal train derailment Sunday, but mammoth piles of coal still litter the area. The tracks reopened at about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday near Pillager, west of Brainerd, but crews now have the task...
May 14, 2014 - 10:13pm
May 13, 2014
Coal train derails in Minnesota: No one hurt in 45-car derailment
By Jessie Perrine Forum News Service PILLAGER, Minn. — Coal and crushed metal littered the BNSF Railway train tracks near Pillager in central...
May 13, 2014 - 10:44pm
March 18, 2014
Duluth, Superior mayors back Enbridge pipeline projects
DULUTH, Minn. — The mayors of Duluth and Superior, Wis., are adding their support to Enbridge Energy’s proposed pipeline projects planned for the region. Duluth’s Don Ness and Superior’s Bruce Hagen have scheduled a news conference this morning “to show support for the...
March 18, 2014 - 11:43pm
March 4, 2014
Another Enbridge pipeline proposed: Proposal would replace line from Canada to Wisconsin
DULUTH, Minn. — Enbridge Energy said Tuesday it plans to build yet another new oil pipeline through Minnesota, on top of two expansion projects...
March 4, 2014 - 11:39pm