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Foundation may fall short of funds for Richardton nursing home
Engineer in fiery Casselton oil train crash sues railroad
High Fire Danger Today
Nebraska man sentenced for sexually exploiting minors
South Dakota Highway Patrol to strictly enforce new 80 mph speed limit
New rules take effect for Bakken crude: Will they improve safety?
North Dakota's new oil train safety checks seen missing risks
Marred by recent spill, pipeline company outlines next project
Company seeks flaring exemptions: XTO Energy wants 140 wells excused from rule
Schlumberger: Prudence the new normal for U.S. oil
Holten: The reason barns are red
Letter: E-cigs need more restrictions
Jacobs: ‘ND exceptionalism’ explains much about state
Other Views: Don’t be fooled by e-cig hype
Jolie’s message resonates with all women
Rolling Stones to play in Minneapolis on June 3
Journeying the Narrow Path
Patrick Hope: Jurassic snark
April is knocking: Gather those tax form if you have not filed
Bad bets: Compulsive gambling can snare people, devastate lives
Dorothy P. Ficek
Dorothy P. Ficek
Gerald "Jerry" Schmidt
Powers: Vikings option remain open as draft nears
Grinsteinner’s newest role: Longtime head boys basketball coach named athletic director
DHS collects 4 state qualifiers in first meet
Twins select final rotation spot
Dorn leaves a legacy in NDSU women’s athletics
Continuing a family tradition: Woroniecki family of rural Hebron has been raising cattle, caring for the land for more than a century
Tiny Taylor experiences growth
Growing steadily: Richardton undergoing big changes as oil’s sprawl drives development, growth
Envisioning the future: Hettinger Extension Center scientists try to determine what’s important to producers
Elevator evolution: Technology changing how elevators like Southwest Grain operate
April 10, 2009
Area man shot
The body of a 49-year-old Dickinson man was found Friday in Dunn County and foul play is suspected, local authorities said. Dunn County Sheriff Larry Boepple identified the man as Neal Metajovsky, who had been missing since March. Boepple said it appeared the man had been shot, and...
April 10, 2009 - 11:30pm
April 8, 2009
Improving the trail
The Maah Daah Hey Trail, which is located in the Badlands near Medora and runs as far north as the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National...
April 8, 2009 - 11:32pm
Race track supporters trying to salvage bill
BISMARCK -- A bill that horse racing officials say must pass to ensure North Dakota's two race tracks will operate beyond this year has had a perilous journey through the session but got new life breathed into it on Wednesday. Sen. Tom Fischer, R-Fargo, said Wednesday he'll take...
April 8, 2009 - 11:21pm
April 7, 2009
Wetzel waives right to a speedy trial
A 60-year-old man accused in a Dickinson shooting waived his right to a speedy trial during his pretrial conference Tuesday at the Stark County District Courthouse. Joel Wetzel, Dickinson, who faces five charges in connection to a July shooting, gave up this right as a precautionary...
April 7, 2009 - 11:19pm
March 31, 2009
City council discusses housing options
MEDORA -- Hammering out specifics, that's what the city council and housing committee hope to do over the next few days, to finalize a list of...
March 31, 2009 - 11:12pm
March 25, 2009
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department holds advisory board meetings twice a year to update outdoorsmen and landowners throughout the state...
March 25, 2009 - 11:20pm
March 20, 2009
Wind developer plans to add 170 megawatts
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's leading wind power developer intends to spend $300 million this year installing another 170 megawatts of generating capacity near two existing wind projects, the company's chief executive says. "This is one of the best places to go," said Mitch Davidson,...
agriculture / wind
March 20, 2009 - 11:03pm
Senate deletes state income tax rebates
BISMARCK -- The proposed North Dakota $100 million state income tax rebate for this year is gone. At least, as far as the state Senate is concerned. But senators still favor a state income tax reduction, much as Gov. John Hoeven and several other lawmakers have proposed this session....
March 20, 2009 - 11:01pm
Screwing up for fun and profit; employees rewarded for awful year
To achieve true prosperity and financial security for life, what you really need is the ability to screw up big time. I base this observation on the revelations coming out of Wall Street, and I am waiting for the call from one of the great investment houses because, given the opportunity,...
March 20, 2009 - 12:00am
March 14, 2009
Every year on Ash Wednesday Catholics depart on a 40 day journey, which ends on Holy Thursday. That journey is called Lent, which is the liturgical season on the Roman Catholic calendar that signifies Jesus' journey through the desert prior to his crucifixion in Jerusalem by the...
March 14, 2009 - 11:14pm
December 31, 2008
Take the 2008 year-end quiz
Hi folks and happy New Year. As to 2008, many of us may say, "good riddance!" As we march with trepidation into the New Year, let us take one quick glance backward with the official Tony Bender year end quiz about things we learned in 2008. 1. We witnessed the spectacular flameout...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
May 29, 2008
Letter - Fargo couple congratulates the Wildfire on a great year
To the editor: Last fall after we hosted the Mott-Regent football team during the Dakota Bowl, I shared with Mr. Troy Mosbrucker, the business driver and many of the football players that we wanted to host the Mott-Regent Wildfire, should they make it to the state Class B basketball...
May 29, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
Capt. Stewart Stenberg is named North Dakota officer of the year
DICKINSON - Capt. Stewart Stenberg says his last name translated from Norwegian means "rocks" and "hills." This rugged etymology fits a man who has been a constant in the Dickinson Police Department for more than two decades. His presence on the force as assistant chief has created...
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am
March 30, 2008
Sticka is named N.D. Firefighter of the Year
DICKINSON - Ed Sticka is a humble guy: "I don't like tooting my own horn." Knowing this, city of Dickinson Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief Bob Sivak and Sticka's wife, Renee, decided to do it for him. Without telling him, they put his name in the running for the North Dakota...
March 30, 2008 - 12:00am
March 16, 2008
Dufault is Mr. Basketball and North Dakota Class B boys senior athlete of the year
FARGO - Austin Dufault's willingness to succeed in the game of basketball can be traced to his fifth-grade year when Rich Dufault took over as the head boys basketball coach at Killdeer High School. Eleven-year-old Austin never strayed far from the team and took the Cowboys' loss...
March 16, 2008 - 12:00am