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Fischbach takes lieutenant governor oath, ending 22-year Senate career
Inside a semi-truck in Nebraska, troopers found enough fentanyl to kill 26 million people
Supreme Court won't hear excessive force case involving Lakota rancher Rodney Brossart
Trump sounds optimistic tone about future North Korea talks, suggests June 12 summit could happen after all
Suspect in custody after active shooter report at Indiana middle school
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Sew much more: Skills learned in Grand Forks Central fashion class extend beyond the practical
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
'American Pickers' coming to North Dakota
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix
What happens when your husband becomes your wife? Two ND couples talk about gender dysphoria
Turtle River State Park offers events 'lure' visitors to fishing, other outdoor activities
Marilyn Hagerty: Alive with history
People who sleep in on weekends avoid dying young, study suggests
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
At the track: No signs of slowing down
Schlossman: UND still hopes to put destination hockey game in Nashville
Rockets take Game 5, inch closer to dethroning Warriors
Kuznia, Zuniga help EGF win subsection title
Mildred "Millie" Pladson Schroeder
Muriel R. Rasmusson
Area Fishing Report: Walleye action going strong across the region
Boathouse on the Red opens this weekend in GF
Boathouse on the Red opens Saturday for the summer in downtown Grand Forks
Corps to reconsider access in popular areas around Lake Sakakawea
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
Commentary: Video: Democratic Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp wants Donald Trump to love her so badly it’s kind of painful to watch
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
Letter: Refreshing to see someone speak freely
Letter: No creativity to save UND's great places
Our view: Negotiation a lost art in Minnesota
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New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
Roger & Sharon Gustafson
Larry & Ruby Roy
50th Wedding Anniversary
September 20, 2017
After the oil boom, how does North Dakota move on?
Imagine your city's population growing from 1,744 resident to nearly 7,500 in one year. That was reality for Watford City during the oil boom...
September 20, 2017 - 4:15pm
November 26, 2016
ND's high-flying birth rates may have leveled off in oil slowdown
FARGO — North Dakota women have some of the nation's highest fertility rates. But a dip last year in the state's baby boom, an echo of...
November 26, 2016 - 3:55pm
June 25, 2016
U.S. oil drillers cut rigs, prices rally back to 11-month high
U.S. oil drillers cut rigs this week for a 20th week this year after three weeks of additions, according to a closely followed report on Friday,...
June 25, 2016 - 10:42am
June 9, 2016
Bakken Paws has rescued 70 dogs since October in and around Dickinson
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Bakken Paws is a non-profit animal rescue and foster group started by animal lovers who saw a need for dogs and cats in...
June 9, 2016 - 10:00pm
May 5, 2016
America's newest refinery, built in western North Dakota, falls victim to oil price slump
DICKINSON, ND. -- The owners of a North Dakota refinery that was the first to be built in the United States since the 1970s have curtailed output...
May 5, 2016 - 1:47pm
May 3, 2016
Controversial refinery proposed for near Theodore Roosevelt National Park tabled by county commission
MEDORA -- The Billings County Commission -- and specifically the topic of rezoning more than 700 acres of land for the proposed Davis Refinery...
May 3, 2016 - 4:06pm
A flawed visionary, McClendon ignited shale revolution, courted controversy
(Reuters) - Aubrey McClendon, the oil and gas entrepreneur whose outsized ambition and high tolerance for risk made him a leading figure in the...
March 3, 2016 - 7:15pm
February 19, 2016
Jim Dotzenrod: North Dakota erred badly by cutting oil tax
WYNDMERE, N.D.—On Jan. 1, North Dakota's oil extraction tax dropped from a rate of 6.5 percent to a new lower rate of 5 percent. That change...
February 19, 2016 - 5:00am
January 29, 2016
LETTER: Oil Boom's many benefits linger in western North Dakota
I'm writing to respond to John Heiser's letter, "Westerners glad to see Big Oil knocked down to size" (Page A4, Jan. 23). Despite the billions invested by taxpayers in western North Dakota, there are people such as Heiser who complain, resist change and lack empathy for those who...
January 29, 2016 - 4:45am
LETTER: Prospects remain bright for oil-industry jobs
Earlier this week, I saw a TV news story highlighting steady job growth in oil industry jobs despite low oil prices. I started researching the topic and found data that affirms the story. There is lots of information about the outlook for oil in North Dakota, but most people overlook...
January 29, 2016 - 4:15am
January 28, 2016
North Dakota woman to seeks clues at Henrikson trial for unfound body
Lissa Yellowbird-Chase may be the only person from North Dakota taking unpaid time off from work to sit through the trial of a man accused of hiring the murder of two men during the Bakken oil boom.
January 28, 2016 - 9:45pm
January 15, 2016
While oil boom has slowed, births still booming
A baby boom continued in North Dakota’s Oil Patch in 2015 even as falling oil prices prompted layoffs and workers leaving the area.
January 15, 2016 - 7:00am
December 11, 2015
TV special on oil rush causes skepticism, anger
WILLISTON — A television special that claimed to expose crime and desperation brought to Williston by the oil rush was met with local skepticism,...
December 11, 2015 - 7:15am
December 4, 2015
Financial news, opinion website ranks North Dakota best-run state again
The financial news and opinion website 24/7 Wall St. has named North Dakota as the nation’s best-run state for the fourth consecutive year,...
December 4, 2015 - 7:00pm
November 12, 2015
Teacher shortage being felt across North Dakota
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota teacher licensing board learned Thursday that the shortage of teachers in North Dakota extends well...
November 12, 2015 - 10:15pm