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North Dakota officials focus on student mental health needs
Suit dismissed accusing HUD Secretary Carson of dismantling Obama-era fair housing law
Name released, age corrected in fatal south-central ND crash
New Trump power plant plan could release hundreds of millions of tons of CO2 into air
A boy who had lead poisoning is taunted. Who is responsible?
crime and courts
nation and world
'Family heartbreak': 122-year-old farmhouse must make way for Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project
North Dakota unmanned aircraft industry takes off
Nine ND companies rank on Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private businesses
Farm Rescue helps North Dakota farmer with cancer harvest his crops
Dreaded weed possibly found in North Dakota
place a business brief
After tax cut, rebate on electric bills for North Dakotans is undecided
By bashing Canada, Saudi Prince is weaponizing his oil wealth
Old lignite pioneer in North Dakota Coal Country being torn down
Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
ND wind companies required to plan ahead for restoring land
Typical kid behavior or a mental-health problem? It can be hard to decide.
Commentary: Harvesting late summer crops
Commentary: A weed in sheep's clothing
From outdoor living spaces to solving drainage issues, landscaping deserves a careful look
The next generation of wine coolers tastes like fun
After long delay, FC Dallas blanks Loons
Tigers outslug Twins, get Carpenter first career win
Kurt Busch captures first win of season at Bristol
Vikings' rookie Boone impresses as running back competition heats up
Vikings lackluster on offense, fall 14-10 to Jaguars in home preseason opener
Commentary: Hate ugly politics and hypocritical politicians? Blame the voters
Commentary: 'Judas' leaves us shattered, but God still God
Commentary: Millennial caregiver overwhelmed with family obligations
Cramers Record on Healthcare is good for North Dakota
The Character of Kevin Cramer
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Arlis Leola Freed
Patsy G. Grimes
Ervin W. Stroh
Melvin and Myong Bullinger
ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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July 9, 2018
Western N.D. teacher must surrender license in drug case
ALEXANDER, N.D. -- A teacher charged for drug offenses while living in employee housing in western North Dakota must surrender her state teaching...
July 9, 2018 - 5:11pm
Western N.D. teacher charged for marijuana
ALEXANDER, N.D.—A school resource officer arrested a teacher at the Alexander Public School this week for allegedly having marijuana and related items in employee housing around her children. Regie Hill, 32, of Alexander, is held at the McKenzie County Correctional Facility,...
February 9, 2018 - 4:57pm
August 31, 2016
Western ND landfill operator found with radioactive waste
ALEXANDER, N.D.—An oil field waste landfill that withdrew its application to handle radioactive waste is under review for having tons of...
August 31, 2016 - 8:25pm
August 19, 2016
Discarded RVs a nuisance for Bakken salvage yard
ALEXANDER, N.D. — Abandoned campers from across the Bakken line up end to end in a McKenzie County salvage yard. The RVs, some burned or...
August 19, 2016 - 6:58pm
May 12, 2016
Residents of Alexander heated up over radioactive waste proposal
ALEXANDER -- The city hall in the hometown of North Dakota’s gentle environmental giant -- former Gov. Art Link -- started warm and only got...
May 12, 2016 - 10:31pm
March 1, 2016
10,000 gallons of gasoline released into soil at rural Bakken station
ALEXANDER -- An underground storage tank structurally failed Feb. 25 at a Bakken Oil Patch gas station along Highway 85, releasing 10,000 gallons of premium gasoline into the soil, the North Dakota Department of Health said Tuesday. Gasoline was put into a 20,000-gallon tank at Patriot...
March 1, 2016 - 4:05pm
September 15, 2015
Two men killed in crash identified
ALEXANDER — The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified two men killed when the pickup they were in was hit by a tractor-trailer Sunday near Alexander in northwest North Dakota. Killed in the crash were Micah Martinez, 30, of Farmington, N.M., and Darrell Donahue, 26, of Reno,...
September 15, 2015 - 4:48pm
September 5, 2015
Alexander picks up sports again with oil boom growth
ALEXANDER — When Alexander, a growing Oil Patch town, has its first high school football game in 27 years today, the focus won’t be on the...
September 5, 2015 - 1:37am
September 2, 2015
Deputy seriously injured in two-vehicle crash in far northwest ND
ALEXANDER, N.D. -- A McKenzie County deputy was seriously injured in far northwest North Dakota on Wednesday morning when his patrol vehicle was struck by a truck on state Highway 200.
September 2, 2015 - 6:40pm
PSC hearing set for proposed McKenzie County oil pipeline project
WATFORD CITY -- The North Dakota Public Service Commission’s public meeting about a proposed oil pipeline in McKenzie County is scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday at Teddy’s Residential Suites in Watford City.
September 2, 2015 - 2:44pm
July 17, 2015
Housing project to stay closed after scheme
ALEXANDER — An oilfield housing camp developed by two men accused of defrauding investors in a $62 million Ponzi scheme will likely remain closed. The Great American Lodge near Alexander, which is owned by North Dakota Developments LLC, closed abruptly in May after the utility...
July 17, 2015 - 12:05am
May 13, 2015
Fargo contractor fined after hitting gasoline pipeline in western N.D.
BISMARCK – A Fargo contractor will pay a $6,000 fine for failing to notify the state before it began digging in western North Dakota and struck a fuel pipeline that released more than 36,500 barrels of gasoline onto the ground.
May 13, 2015 - 4:31pm
April 15, 2015
Speeds reduced on US Highway 85
ALEXANDER - Speeds will be reduced on a section of U.S. Highway 85 through July as construction resumes on the next phase of expansion on the...
April 15, 2015 - 6:27pm
Tanker rollover causes Highway 200 closure near Alexander
ALEXANDER, N.D. – N.D. Highway 200 was closed for more than four hours Tuesday after a tanker truck loaded with propane rolled over, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. The driver, Eric McCullough, 35, of Orlando, Fla., used excessive speed when turning from U.S. Highway 85...
April 15, 2015 - 10:15am
March 28, 2015
Bypassed bypasses: Officials work to make sure trucks use routes
As western North Dakota boomtowns work to catch up to growing truck traffic with bypasses around city centers, they’re also working to make...
March 28, 2015 - 6:11pm