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Friendship Park aims for fall 2018 groundbreaking
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Hunters brave winter wilderness to hunt coyotes
ND first lady to attend women's event at White House
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Ford goes 'all in' on electric cars with $11 billion investment
The closing of 63 Sam's Club stores has big implications for small business
It's your land, but expect a reaction if you anger other aggies
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Returning home, young ND farmer branches out as family begins planning for farm transfer
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Enbridge Line 3 protesters block entrances to Wells Fargo in downtown Duluth
North Dakota coal production up in 2017
Industry 'disappointed' by rejection of federal coal proposal
A tax on oil companies was used to clean up oil spills. That tax just expired.
Oil ticks down as violent Iran clashes fail to disrupt supplies
Is that yogurt really healthy? Here's what to know.
CanArtopia: Filling the food pantry
Support for Bradley; Allie DeWitt starts online autism support group
Museum Center preparing 'Claws Exhibit'; feathered dinosaurs are the 'stars'
Funeral for a gangster; foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Titans prevail without injured Sickler: Trinity gets by Richardton-Taylor with second half surge
Titans girls basketball struggles to get buckets
Kram in net key in Midgets victory
Peewee hockey team earns third in tournament
Vikings' Mike Zimmer was long gone when Case Keenum ended game on a knee
Commentary: Environmentalists move the goal posts on North Dakota refinery
Swipe left on judgment in 2018
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August 13, 2016
Busy season of road construction in southwest North Dakota
If there's a highway in southwest North Dakota, odds are part of it is under construction. A North Dakota Department of Transportation engineer...
August 13, 2016 - 3:39pm
August 2, 2016
Billings County Commission listens to Highway 85 project
MEDORA—The Billings County Commission listened to Matt Linneman, program manager for the North Dakota Department of Transportation, and representatives from KLJ give details about the proposed Highway 85 expansion on Tuesday at their monthly meeting.
August 2, 2016 - 6:45pm
July 25, 2016
Highway 85 four-lane proposal draws mixed responses
BELFIELD—Residents affected by the proposed four-lane expansion of a 62-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 85 between Belfield and Watford City...
July 25, 2016 - 9:11pm
July 15, 2016
Bismarck man injured in rollover on Highway 85 curve
BELFIELD -- A 23-year-old Bismarck man was injured in a single-vehicle rollover on U.S. Highway 85 around midnight Friday, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Jesus Gomez-Medina was southbound when he failed to negotiate the curve near the Billings-Stark County line about...
July 15, 2016 - 10:48am
July 11, 2016
Texas man identified in Highway 85 semi rollover
WATFORD CITY -- A 44-year-old Texas man was killed when his semi rolled off a curve as he approached Highway 85 Saturday night. Kevin R. Holman of Leander was driving a Kenworth with a trailer attached when he was turning north onto Highway 85 from the Highway 85 bypass, the North...
July 11, 2016 - 11:03am
May 14, 2016
2 from Bowman injured after rear-end crash in Highway 85 construction zone
BELFIELD -- Two people from Bowman were injured after their car rear-ended a pickup truck stopped in a construction zone on U.S. Highway 85 about 4 miles south of Belfield, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Jerome Maychazak, 79, of Bowman, was driving southbound in a 1989...
May 14, 2016 - 12:04pm
Highway 85 to get a top-to-bottom cleaning
Cal Klewin is sure there’s never been anything like the spring cleaning planned for nearly 200 miles of U.S. Highway 85 road ditch in North Dakota. Klewin, executive director of the Theodore Roosevelt Expressway Association, a multi-state rebranding of the highway, has been coordinating...
April 14, 2016 - 5:37pm
February 24, 2016
McKenzie County landfill could be first to take radioactive waste under new ND rules
WILLISTON, N.D. – An oilfield landfill south of Williston is the first facility in North Dakota to propose accepting radioactive waste under...
February 24, 2016 - 2:29pm
January 9, 2016
Mandan man leads authorities on high-speed chase out of Bowman on Highway 85
BOWMAN -- A 45-year-old Mandan man was arrested Friday night after leading authorities on a car chase in which he reached speeds of up to 120...
January 9, 2016 - 5:10pm
November 30, 2015
Highway 85 reduced to 1 lane near Watford City on Tuesday
WATFORD CITY -- Traffic will be reduced to one lane on U.S. Highway 85 approximately four miles south of Watford City on Tuesday as crews perform maintenance work. The lane closure will be in place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Speeds will be reduced, traffic will be directed by flaggers...
November 30, 2015 - 5:06pm
November 14, 2015
Our View: Time is right to make Highway 85 four lanes
Between 2010 and 2014, there were 12 fatal accidents on the 62-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 85 between Watford City and Belfield. Though oil activity in the area has settled down recently, there’s no denying that stretch of western North Dakota highway remains busy. That’s why...
November 14, 2015 - 2:35am
November 9, 2015
Looking for feedback: Public meeting held in Belfield on proposed expansion of Highway 85
BELFIELD — Teresa A. Kessel said she has to drive 12 miles on U.S.
November 9, 2015 - 10:34pm
November 7, 2015
62 miles of debate: Proposal to make Highway 85 four lanes from I-94 to Watford City met with excitement, questions
FAIRFIELD — Joe Kessel is blunt when he talks about a proposed project that would make U.S. Highway 85 four lanes from Interstate 94 to Watford...
November 7, 2015 - 11:12pm
November 2, 2015
Meetings set to discuss 4-lane Highway 85 project between Belfield and Watford City
An essential road through North Dakota’s Oil Patch may see some major improvements The North Dakota Department of Transportation has scheduled two meetings next week to discuss a proposal to turn a 62-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 85 into a four-lane road between Belfield and...
November 2, 2015 - 12:28pm
October 27, 2015
Highway 85 bridge south of Williston to be closed Thursday
WILLISTON -- The Lewis and Clark Bridge on U.S. Highway 85 south of Williston will be temporarily closed from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CDT Thursday for maintenance work. Motorists will need to take alternate route across the Missouri River: the Four Bears Bridge on Highway 23 near...
October 27, 2015 - 10:39am