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A 71-year-old Florida man tied a gun to a weather balloon to fake his own murder, police say
Jaguar escapes zoo and moves from one enclosure to next, killing trapped animals
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Deadly tornado prompts call for improving RV park safety standards
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Northrop Grumman CEO will step down
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Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
ND wind companies required to plan ahead for restoring land
Lawmakers offer mixed views of Scott Pruitt's mark on EPA
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
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Study finds decrease in early deaths in ND
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Fernando Rodney works early, then flies to Miami to become U.S. citizen
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July 11, 2018
Lake Sakakawea begins to drop
RIVERDALE, N.D. – Extensive runoff from a combination of melting mountain snowpack and rainfall over the Missouri River drainage caused a rush of water to enter Lake Sakakawea the past several weeks. The surge pushed the level of Lake Sakakawea to less than a foot from spilling....
July 11, 2018 - 4:52pm
July 6, 2018
Sakakawea to remain high as levels approach spillway
MINOT, N.D. -- Lake Sakakawea was less than a foot from spilling on Friday with more water entering the upper end of the reservoir than being...
July 6, 2018 - 4:45pm
June 28, 2018
ND marinas challenged by high water
PICK CITY, N.D. — High winds recently caused extensive damage to the marina gangway at Lake Sakakawea State Park. Some boats have been removed from the Garrison Bay Marina at Fort Stevenson State Park south of Garrison. Park managers say the current level of high water in Lake...
June 28, 2018 - 6:30pm
June 27, 2018
Missouri River study draws objections from royalty owners
BISMARCK—A study that aims to resolve disputes over oil and gas ownership under Lake Sakakawea could lead to even more lawsuits unless...
June 27, 2018 - 10:58am
June 23, 2018
Better fishing access to Sakakawea part of House appeal of rule
WILLISTON, N.D.—Among the fine print in the repeal of the Waters of the U.S. rule passed by the U.S. House of Representatives in early...
June 23, 2018 - 7:33am
June 5, 2018
Lake Sakakawea's rise exceeding expectations
MINOT, N.D. -- The dramatic rise in Lake Sakakawea has exceeded earlier expectations. There's more water entering the Missouri River system than...
June 5, 2018 - 5:10pm
May 29, 2018
Mineral rights court case won't affect Missouri River survey review
BISMARCK—North Dakota's top oil regulator says a recent court ruling won't affect the public's ability to comment on a Missouri River...
May 29, 2018 - 5:29pm
May 23, 2018
Corps to reconsider access in popular areas around Lake Sakakawea
WILLISTON, N.D.—All of the sites area fishermen showed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday, May 23, made the short list of places...
May 23, 2018 - 9:15pm
May 21, 2018
Judge prohibits ND from forfeiting Lake Sakakawea oil royalties to private ownership
FARGO — A lawsuit concerning North Dakota's mineral royalties and rights reached a new decision Monday, May 21, when a judge ordered royalties...
May 21, 2018 - 9:19pm
May 7, 2018
Lake Sakakawea could challenge last ice-out date
GARRISON – Ice remains on a good portion of Lake Sakakawea and it may remain that way for at least another week. The upper end of Lake Sakakawea...
May 7, 2018 - 6:33pm
Another month, another increase in expected runoff into Lake Sakakawea
MINOT, N.D. -- According to the May outlook issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the amount of snowmelt runoff over the Upper Missouri...
May 7, 2018 - 5:42pm
May 5, 2018
Banner walleye fishing expected on Sakakawea
North Dakota doesn't have the anticipation of a walleye opener because fishing season is continuous, but Lake Sakakawea is looking like the go-to...
May 5, 2018 - 7:59pm
May 1, 2018
Ice-out on Lake Sakakawea among latest on record
MINOT, N.D. -- Lake Sakakawea's boating season is already assured of being one of the latest on record. Thick ice remained on much of the sprawling...
May 1, 2018 - 5:05pm
April 4, 2018
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
BISMARCK—XTO Energy proposes to develop more than 26,000 acres near Lake Sakakawea as one large drilling unit, a plan the company says...
April 4, 2018 - 7:14pm
March 19, 2018
Lawsuit seeks decision on Lake Sakakawea mineral rights, royalties
FARGO — A group of plaintiffs that includes a North Dakota lawmaker and a former gubernatorial candidate has filed a lawsuit challenging...
March 19, 2018 - 11:08pm