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After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
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October 19, 2016
Standing Rock Tribal Council identifies land for possible camp relocation
BISMARCK –The Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council has voted to set aside tribally owned land for Dakota Access Pipeline protesters to relocate from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers land in southern Morton County, but Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II stopped short of saying the tribe...
October 19, 2016 - 10:44am
October 17, 2016
UPDATED: Judge rejects riot charge against journalist covering pipeline protest
MANDAN, N.D. – A judge refused to sign a criminal complaint against journalist Amy Goodman, finding a lack of probable cause to charge her...
October 17, 2016 - 2:54pm
$100,000 reward offered after pipeline construction equipment set on fire
MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — The company and contractor for a 1,172-mile pipeline that’s been the subject of protests in North Dakota and Iowa have issued a $100,000 reward for damage to construction equipment. In a news release Monday, Oct. 17, Dakota Access LLC said intentional...
October 17, 2016 - 1:33pm
October 14, 2016
Obama signs new law for Native American children
WASHINGTON — President Obama signed new legislation on Friday, Oct. 14, that aims to improve the lives of Native American children. The bill creates a Commission on Native Children that will study programs available for Native American children and identify solutions to address...
October 14, 2016 - 5:50pm
October 13, 2016
Standing Rock chairman says talks under way about moving camp onto tribally owned land: Archambault condemns ‘verbal violence’ by protesters against TV crew
BISMARCK – The chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe says talks continue about relocating the main Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp...
October 13, 2016 - 5:54pm
October 12, 2016
Pipeline activists charged with felonies
BAGLEY, Minn. – Two activists who tampered with Enbridge pipeline valves in solidarity with Dakota Access Pipeline opponents have been charged...
October 12, 2016 - 6:19pm
October 11, 2016
Activists target five pipelines, including in Clearbrook, in solidarity with Dakota Access opponents
CLEARBROOK, Minn. — Activists who tampered Tuesday, Oct. 11, with five oil pipelines that carry Canadian crude into the United States said...
October 11, 2016 - 4:32pm
Work to resume on Dakota Access Pipeline near Lake Oahe
BISMARCK – The company building the Dakota Access Pipeline said Tuesday, Oct. 11, it looks forward to a “prompt resumption” of construction...
October 11, 2016 - 10:43am
October 10, 2016
Appeals court rejects request to stop Dakota Access Pipeline work
WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., has dealt a loss to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and its fight to block construction...
October 10, 2016 - 9:54am
October 6, 2016
UND finds no code violations in two racially charged photo incidents
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Two racially charged photos posted to social media in recent weeks don't violate the University of North Dakota's code...
October 6, 2016 - 11:00am
Dakota Access Pipeline now 87 percent complete in N.D.
BISMARCK – Despite delays caused by protesters, the North Dakota leg of the four-state Dakota Access Pipeline was 87 percent complete at the end of September, up from 68 percent in August, according to the monthly construction report filed with the state Public Service Commission...
October 6, 2016 - 10:11am
October 5, 2016
Professor injured, building evacuated after explosion at Dickinson State
A Dickinson State University chemistry professor was injured in what university officials are calling a small explosion on Tuesday, Oct. 4. Students...
October 5, 2016 - 3:35pm
Former Valley City police lieutenant was accused of having sex in evidence room, squad car
VALLEY CITY, N.D.—A police lieutenant who resigned here in July in the face of a second internal investigation against him was accused of having...
October 5, 2016 - 3:34pm
School locked down as authorities block road to prevent protesters from going through town to reach pipeline worksites
BISMARCK – An elementary school was on lockdown and authorities were blocking the main road into St. Anthony on Wednesday, Oct. 5, to prevent...
October 5, 2016 - 1:54pm
October 3, 2016
Judge dismisses lawsuit over N.D. membership in Common Core testing consortium
BISMARCK – A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to end North Dakota’s membership in a multistate group that develops tests aligned...
October 3, 2016 - 4:48pm