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14 national parks in a fortnight
ESPN's Jemele Hill: 'I deserved that suspension'
'The president's wingman': Absent in the West Wing, Bannon stays close to Trump
Rest area on eastbound I-94 near Medina, ND, temporarily closed
Self-employed contractors playing 'Russian roulette' if they aren't insured for medical expenses, lost income
crime and courts
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'Legends of Terror' returns to the Myra Museum
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
Marilyn Hagerty: Sports, snowblowers and scares
Health Matters: Aspirin plus blood-thinners not recommended
Marilyn Hagerty: Like to worry? Today's for you
Mariliyn Hagerty: Soup's on
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UND rally falls short; Sacramento State takes 34-27 win over Hawks
Minnesota goalie has the last laugh
The playmaker: If there's a will, there's a way to catch it for Urzendowski
Senior Spotlight: Get to know Bison punter Jackson Koonce
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Ella "Skippy" Fortin
William "Bill" Ekren, Sr.
Dorothy L. Kjos
Bear hit in Grand Forks County weighed 300 pounds
DNR eyes land swap to connect ATV trail
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: The Gerdes Nation marks 50-year tradition
IN THE FIELD
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
Column: If only the chair could talk
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Caregivers may need to work to recover positive memories
Viewpoint: No tolerance for eco-terrorism
October 1, 2017
McFeely: Once seen as voice for Native American children, woman now accused of scam
Well, this is a sticky wicket. A North Dakota woman being investigated for an adoption scam involving Native American children is the same North Dakota woman who was heralded as a whistleblower for exposing problems with child protection and welfare services on the Spirit Lake Reservation....
October 1, 2017 - 8:00am
June 5, 2017
Spirit Lake receives $200,000 housing grant
The North Dakota congressional delegation announced Monday a federal grant of $200,000 to go toward Spirit Lake housing issues. The funds were provided by the Environmental Protection Agency's Brownfield Program, which works to assess, sterilize and reuse buildings that have been...
June 5, 2017 - 4:29pm
April 11, 2017
Keeping culture alive: DPI pushes forward with project to increase Native American education
Spirit Lake elder Oliver Gourd Sr. wants to keep his people's culture alive. He worries they will lose their native Dakota language, with younger generations speaking it only as a second language. He also wants people to understand the damage Native American boarding schools, which...
April 11, 2017 - 11:09am
December 22, 2016
Ramsey County official’s ‘lady from south of here’ remarks called ‘clearly racial’ w/video
DEVILS LAKE -- A North Dakota Veterans Affairs officer in Ramsey County is facing backlash for making what one resident called a “clearly racial...
December 22, 2016 - 11:04am
October 16, 2016
Spirit Lake Nation battles youth suicide
FORT TOTTEN, N.D.—In 2008, Spirit Lake Nation tribe member Cora Whiteman lost her teenaged daughter, Jami, 14, to suicide. As the Whitemans...
October 16, 2016 - 8:19am
October 3, 2016
Funding announced for Native American communities in North Dakota
The North Dakota congressional delegation announced seven grants totaling more $4.9 million to support education, health and economic development in Native American communities Monday. The grants will be distributed among UND, Turtle Mountain Community College, Cankdeska Cikana Community...
October 3, 2016 - 5:05pm
August 15, 2016
5th person sentenced in Spirit Lake meth conspiracy
FARGO — A fifth person has been sentenced in connection to a drug conspiracy on the Spirit Lake Reservation Winterhawk Leonard Oldrock, 37, of Fort Totten, N.D., was sentenced in federal court to seven years in prison for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, as...
August 15, 2016 - 6:05pm
July 7, 2016
Man accused of stabbing 2 men in Spirit Lake must stay in jail until trial
Despite a request to be released, a man accused of stabbing two men — killing one and critically injuring the other — in April on...
July 7, 2016 - 6:28pm
July 2, 2016
Diversifying the bar: People with different backgrounds enhance courts for all, local judicial leaders say
Robert Silva has spent most of his summer studying for the North Dakota Bar exam, but he drove to Spirit Lake Wednesday to help the tribal court...
July 2, 2016 - 9:19pm
June 6, 2016
Turtle Mountain, Spirit Lake reservations designated federal 'Promise Zones'
Multiple North Dakota communities are set for a boost from the federal government, following Monday's announcement that they've been designated...
June 6, 2016 - 5:32pm
Spirit Lake man pleads guilty to murder after killing friend with his car
FARGO—A Spirit Lake man who was supposed to go to trial Tuesday in federal court instead struck an agreement and pleaded guilty Monday...
June 6, 2016 - 11:03am
May 23, 2016
Spirit Lake man sentenced to 40 years in prison for sexually abusing child
FARGO—A Fort Totten, N.D., man was sentenced to 40 years in prison in Fargo federal court Monday for sexually abusing a child. A jury found...
May 23, 2016 - 9:15pm
February 16, 2016
North Dakota tribes awarded $20 million for reservation housing
Four North Dakota Native American tribes will share more than $20 million in federal funds to improve housing on reservations. The federal grant is provided through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) program. The grants are as follows:...
February 16, 2016 - 1:21pm
November 9, 2015
Fort Totten gets $3.6 million for education center
FORT TOTTEN, N.D.—Fort Totten School District received more than $3.6 million in emergency funds to build a new education facility, members of North Dakota's congressional delegation announced today. Students and faculty had to evacuate their old facility because of mold...
November 9, 2015 - 12:33pm
October 18, 2015
Native American community remains divided on UND nickname
Late last week, two American Indian tribe members put their names to a lawsuit filed with the intent of stopping UND's upcoming nickname vote. The documents allege there was no Sioux representation in the process of developing a plan to pick a new nickname and then implementing...
October 18, 2015 - 6:00am