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Tensions rise at Dakota Access protest as Trump set to take White House
Hundreds from across ND to join Women's March near state Capitol
Cannon Ball residents ask pipeline protesters to leave
Widespread flu reported across ND causing at least one death
UPDATE: Suspect still unidentified as friends, colleagues mourn loss of deputy
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
DHS wrestling flies past Jamestown
Dickinson High boys basketball survives against Bismarck
Demons stifle Midgets' offense
Heart River downs Trinity with last-minute free throws
Lately, late game scenarios a cinch for Blue Hawks
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
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