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Minnesota State approves BSU/NTC budget: Tuition and fee hikes, $1.56 million in cuts
Motion to suppress evidence in burglary case denied
Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill
Crime report for June 22
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Kings part ways with Matt Greene
Rebuild-a-Bulls: Butler trade signals hard Chicago reset
Bemidji dancers score high at nationals
Oak Hills adds cross country signee
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Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Roberta Jean Wind
Charles R. Mann
Thomas U. Feeken
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
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PRIME TIME: Blessed by a power outage
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
Great American Story contest deadline approaches
A busy summer ahead for the BHS marching band
Robert "One-Man" Johnson to perform at Farm by the Lake
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Water temperatures stall in the area
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MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
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From Russia With Love: A story of Facebook and frustration
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Indeed, a new veterans home is a non-partisan issue
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
October 10, 2013
UPDATED: Pipeline leak spills 20,600 barrels of oil in North Dakota
By Amy Dalrymple Forum News Service TIOGA, N.D. – The farmer who discovered a pipeline break that spilled 20,600 barrels of Bakken crude said Thursday he hopes the industry learns from the incident and does a better job monitoring for leaks. Steve Jensen...
October 10, 2013 - 10:43am
October 9, 2013
FBI agent shot in North Dakota during drug bust
By Amy Dalrymple Forum News Service WATFORD CITY, N.D. – An FBI agent was shot near here Monday evening while helping a federal drug task force execute a search warrant, said FBI spokesman Kyle Loven. The agent suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was treated...
October 9, 2013 - 10:34am
October 8, 2013
Grand Forks wind turbine blade maker adding jobs
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Wind turbine blade maker LM Wind Power, one of the area’s largest manufacturers, will have almost 600 employees in Grand Forks at the end of 2013, the company announced Monday. The company, based in Denmark, went from having 350 employees in the United States...
October 8, 2013 - 8:54am
October 2, 2013
North Dakota college student arrested in Minnesota murder case
VALLEY CITY, N.D. -- A Valley City State University student wanted on murder and attempted murder charges was arrested Tuesday at the university. Over the weekend, Valley City police were contacted by the Minneapolis Police Department, which requested assistance in the investigation...
October 2, 2013 - 9:34am
September 23, 2013
Health unit says they are willing to work with Cobb, planning to go to court
LEITH, N.D. — The Leith home of white supremacist Craig Cobb could be condemned because it is not connected to water and sewer lines. Cobb, 61, has purchased 12 lots in the tiny town about 75 miles southwest of Bismarck as part of his plan to turn the town into a haven for...
September 23, 2013 - 10:22pm
September 19, 2013
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Miami picked to top NCHC
MINNEAPOLIS — The UND men’s hockey team is entering an era of unknown in the new National Collegiate Hockey Conference. Those who cover the league expect that not much will change. UND was picked to finish second in a poll of the league’s media members released Thursday...
September 19, 2013 - 11:13pm
September 9, 2013
A victim of chemical warfare
As the nation debates how to respond to the deadly use of chemical weapons in Syria, Larry Aasen finds himself thinking about one of the last Americans who died as a result of a chemical weapons attack: his uncle Oliver Brenden, a farm boy from near Hillsboro, N.D., stricken by mustard...
September 9, 2013 - 10:38pm
August 15, 2013
COLLEGE HOCKEY: NCHC will use shootouts
It's official: Shootouts are coming to the National Collegiate Hockey Conference. As expected, the league voted unanimously to use a three-person shootout to break ties in conference games. The games will officially be recorded as ties in the record books and for NCAA tournament selection...
August 15, 2013 - 9:03pm
Two drivers killed in fiery semi collision in North Dakota
VALLEY CITY, N.D. -- Two men were pronounced dead at the scene of a fiery collision involving two semis around 9 a.m. Wednesday east of Litchville, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. The first vehicle was eastbound on Highway 46 about 20 miles south of Valley City when it failed...
August 15, 2013 - 9:58am
July 22, 2013
Judge stops N.D. abortion law from taking effect
BISMARCK -- A federal judge has stopped a strict new North Dakota anti-abortion law from taking effect Aug. 1. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland today ruled the law prohibiting abortions once a heartbeat is detected, which some say is about six weeks, “is clearly an invalid...
July 22, 2013 - 1:19pm
July 19, 2013
Spirit Lake leader removed again, but without replacement
FORT TOTTEN, N.D. -- The Spirit Lake Nation is now without a chairman after Roger Yankton was removed from that office by a preliminary decision from an appeals court. The man voted to replace him, Leander "Russ" McDonald, now serves on the Tribal Council and declined to take...
July 19, 2013 - 9:39am
July 17, 2013
Mount Rushmore misplaced again
BISMARCK — What state is the luckiest place on earth, North Dakota or South Dakota? The Myers’ Newsletter, a monthly investment publication, published a summer special report on North Dakota and reasons to invest in the state’s energy development. But while the newsletter’s...
July 17, 2013 - 8:10pm
July 16, 2013
West Nile virus found in bird in Grand Forks
A bird from Grand Forks has been positively identified as having West Nile virus. The Grand Forks Health Department is urging residents to...
July 16, 2013 - 9:55am
July 15, 2013
More oil workers expected to catch up on N.D. wells this summer
BISMARCK - More temporary oil workers are expected in Williston, Dickinson and Minot this summer to catch up on a backlog of wells that need...
July 15, 2013 - 8:04pm
July 13, 2013
N.D. governor pay closes gap with Minnesota
BISMARCK -- North Dakota Gov. Art Link earned a salary of just $27,500 in 1980, the country's lowest pay for a governor. Minnesota Gov. Al Quie was paid more than twice as much, with his $62,000 annual salary the country's eighth highest. But a review of historical data from the Council...
July 13, 2013 - 11:22pm