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Press Pass: ND paleontologists have thousands of fossils for research and education, Safety a priority for Highway 85 expansion, Democrat Clinton makes history with U.S. presidential nomination
Dedication of Robin Hall marks continued growth of unmanned aircraft opportunities at UND
Democrat Clinton makes history with U.S. presidential nomination
Horse possibly shot to death near Bismarck
Human remains identified as missing Bismarck resident
crime and courts
nation and world
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approves Dakota Access river crossing permits
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Developers plan ethanol plant near Jamestown
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
VIDEO: Kids learn about taking care of pets
Dickinson’s Lamise Oyugi gains subscribers on her YouTube cooking channel
Nichols offering way to explore the world of performing arts
Stark County teen takes aim with muzzleloaders
Celebrations 'n' Crafts moves to new location
Ballard’s offensive surge coming at right time for Roughriders
Dickinson Volunteers ready to prove they belong as Legion A state tournament begins
Wentz: ‘Whenever my number is called, I’ll be ready’
Braves scratch out 2-0 win over Twins
Former Vikings WR Jennings retires after 10 seasons
Holten: The real truth about the status quo
Letter: Political parties doing anything to gain control
Letter: Local 563 at work on Dakota Access Pipeline
Monke: We need more visits like Giancarlo's
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
good bad and ugly
Oakley Robert Lee
Anton "Tony" Kralicek
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
February 18, 2009
Woman caught tampering with baby food
TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities in Tamarac, Fla. say a woman was caught injecting foul-smelling liquid into baby food in a supermarket. Officials say 50-year-old Shirley Ybarra (ee-BAR'-uh) was spotted Tuesday night by Publix employees adding a black liquid that smelled like ammonia...
February 18, 2009 - 9:59am
February 17, 2009
Police: Man doused with tequila, set on fire
WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a suburban New York man doused his friend in alcohol and set him on fire after an argument broke out during a night of drinking. Police say 24-year-old Epigmenio (eh-peeg-MEH'-nee-oh) Garcia poured tequila on his friend and set him on fire after...
February 17, 2009 - 10:20am
January 23, 2009
Complaints filed regarding coal plant
The Dakota Resource Council and three couples filed a complaint with the North Dakota Public Service Commission on Thursday. The complaint alleges GTL Energy's coal beneficiation plant near South Heart violates North Dakota law. The complaint reads, "In constructing and preparing...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
Prosecutors, lawmakers propose felony hunting charges
BISMARCK -- Under current North Dakota law, a person who wants to shoot deer or ducks illegally can kill dozens or hundreds and no matter how egregious the acts, only be charged with misdemeanor crimes and lose his hunting privileges no more than three years. It's time to put the...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
North Dakota aeronautics director on leave with pay
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission, calling the task "unpleasant," put its director, Gary Ness, on administrative leave with pay during a Thursday morning meeting, with its chairman saying he suspected Ness' current legal trouble "a medical issue." The vote was unanimous. Ness...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
July 19, 2008
Business Challenge closes with visit from Hoeven
DICKINSON - Dickinson State University's Business Challenge ended Friday with a graduation ceremony and visit from Gov. John Hoeven. Hoeven spoke to the students about using the value of programs like Business Challenge. "We are about building a bigger, stronger, more diversified,...
July 19, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
Mathern talks issues with area residents
DICKINSON - North Dakota Democratic gubernatorial candidate state Sen. Tim Mathern spoke to the public in an effort to give them a better understanding of his stance on the issues at Dickinson's City Hall Wednesday night. Mathern, who is running against a two-term Republican incumbent...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
Xcel hearing wraps up with combative consumer advocate
BISMARCK -- A feisty consumer advocate sparred with Xcel Energy's lawyers in the final day of the company's electric rate hearing Wednesday, calling parts of Xcel's case "patently wrong," "inappropriate," ludicrous" and "ridiculous." Charles King of the Washington, D.C., consulting...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am
June 14, 2008
Region copes with wet weather
FARGO -- As much of the Midwest was getting pounded with storms and tornadoes this spring, North Dakota and Minnesota saw relatively tame, albeit cold, weather - until the past few weeks, that is. The lingering effects of La Nina have infiltrated the region, stirring up storms packed...
June 14, 2008 - 12:00am
June 8, 2008
Dickinson surges ahead with plans for new water tank
DICKINSON - Kyle Steffan and other residents of Dickinson's State addition have been dealing with weak water pressure for years. "There's just no pressure in the showerheads, and the other one's the sprinklers," Steffan said. But Steffan and his neighbors may get a more forceful...
June 8, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Farmers struggle with selling decisions
FARGO -- Deciding whether to sell some of their crop before harvest is always one of farmers' toughest tasks. The job is even harder this year. On one hand, strong commodity prices are encouraging early sales of crops to be harvested this fall. But moisture shortages, especially...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Insurer: BCBS grapples with loss
FARGO -- North Dakota's largest private health insurer is warning that a looming loss that could top $20 million might force Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota to trim reimbursements to medical providers. Any cuts would come during a time when hospitals and health systems are...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
Wahpeton mulls best way to deal with pigeon problem
WAHPETON -- Pigeons are making a mess for some downtown Wahpeton businesses, and city officials are mulling the best way to deal with the birds. "It's not necessarily a quantity problem," City Coordinator Shawn Kessel said. "It's more of a persistence problem. We've got pigeons who...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
Too many make mistakes with 401(k) plans
FARGO -- Millions of American workers are messing up what may be the most important investment they'll ever make. But with a little work and study, you won't be among worker-investors making mistakes with their 401(k) plan. "You just need to be proactive and stay on top on things,"...
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
Dickinson man is arrested in connection with three vehicle fires
DICKINSON - The Dickinson Police Department arrested a Dickinson man late Friday afternoon in connection with an incident on Saturday, April 12, when three vehicles were damaged by fire. Lt. Rick Shirey said Sonny V. Wanner, 30, was arrested at a relative's residence. He faces a...
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am