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NEW SALEM -- A 36-year-old Bismarck man died after a vehicle collision at 5:48 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, on Interstate 94, 5 miles east of New Salem according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The man was driving a 2016 Dodge Ram west on I-94 near mile marker 132, as a 68-year-old New Salem man was driving a 1987 Ford Ranger in front of him, going the same direction. The Ford Ranger was pulling a small utility trailer loaded with lumber.
• June 25, 2014: Energy Transfer Partners announces it has enough commitments from shippers to move forward with an oil pipeline from the Bakken to Patoka, Ill. The announcement came on the heels of Gov. Jack Dalrymple's Pipeline Summit at a time when nearly two-thirds of Bakken crude was being transported by rail. • Dec. 22, 2014: Dakota Access LLC submits an application to the North Dakota Public Service Commission for a pipeline route permit.
WASHINGTON - Federal agencies have scheduled a listening session and tribal consultations in six regions of the country in response to concerns raised by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's challenge of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The U.S. Departments of the Army, Interior and Justice on Friday invited representatives from all 567 federally recognized tribes to participate in formal, government-to-government consultation on how federal review of infrastructure projects can better allow for timely and meaningful tribal input.
A court’s decision to stop a new federal anhydrous ammonia rule is good for farmers in North Dakota and nationwide, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Sen Heidi Heitkamp, D.N.D., said Friday. The decision by the Washington D.C. Court of Appeals prevents the Occupational Safety and Health Administration from going forward with its anhydrous rule until “it follows the proper notice-and-comment procedures,’ according to information from Hoeven’s office.
FARGO -- A Fargo South High School student was arrested early Thursday, Sept. 22, on suspicion of terrorizing in connection with a social media post referencing a school shooting. Fargo police were contacted about 10:20 p.m. Wednesday by parents of students who said the student later arrested had posted a threat on social media, Fargo Deputy Police Joe Anderson said.
SPEARFISH, S.D. – A 30-year-old man died and a 27-year-old woman was injured in an one-vehicle crash that occurred early Wednesday morning west of Spearfish. A 2008 Ford F-150 pickup was southbound on McGuigan Road two miles west of Spearfish when the driver lost control about 1:10 a.m. The vehicle slid into the east ditch and rolled.
GRAND FORKS -- UND is investigating a photo posted online with a derogatory racial slur and what appears to be college students. A photo posted to Snapchat, a popular mobile...
LONSDALE, Minn. -- A sign put outside a family restaurant in the small southern Minnesota community of Lonsdale that says “Muslims get out” has caused quite a stir. The Lonsdale News-Review said after a weekend of national news coverage of alleged attacks in New York, New Jersey and St. Cloud, Dan Ruedinger, owner of Treats Family Restaurant in the town of 3,800 people about 40 miles south of Minneapolis, said he couldn’t take it any longer, and took to his sign to voice his opinion.
EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. -- A 25-year-old Eagle Butte man will spend just over three years in prison for assaulting another man with a group of others with the victim suffering a broken arm and head injuries. Raymond Uses the Knife III was sentenced last week for the incident on the Cheyenne Sioux Indian reservation in far northwest South Dakota. He also pleaded guilty to a charge for failing to appear at an earlier court appearance.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation and North Dakota Highway Patrol will temporarily close part of North Dakota Highway 1806 to southbound traffic from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today or until the highway is deemed safe for the public. According to a release from the Morton County Sheriff's Department, the closure will be from six miles south of Mandan at the intersection of Morton County Road 138A. Only local traffic and emergency response vehicles will be allowed on ND Highway 1806 south of the closure.