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Man who fled after fatal shooting at Sioux Falls barbeque is found
'Everyone signed one': Trump aggressive in use of nondisclosure agreements, even in government
U.S. Energy Secretary applauds North Dakota for role in energy 'renaissance'
Fire destroys six condos in Dickinson
Prosecution rests after two weeks of testimony in Manafort case
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Letter to the editor: Assistance program for farmers is not a ‘bribe’
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Grace L. Yeager
Arthur "Art" Hellman
Teresa Lynn Cumber
Dale B. Miller
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
A decorating dream in the White House: SD native spends three days as volunteer decorator sty White House
What you need in your winter survival kit
Keep the plant that makes a difference
Measure seeking personalized vehicle plates for volunteer responders approved for North Dakota ballot
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Community calendar of events for Aug. 13, 2018
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August 9, 2018
Meridian Energy seeks dismissal of PSC complaint
BISMARCK — Meridian Energy CEO William Prentice says the company no longer plans to build the Davis Refinery in stages, instead constructing...
August 9, 2018 - 7:53pm
July 23, 2018
The smell of an industrial past: Cleanup of polluted soil at downtown Fargo site unleashes odor, brings safety measures
FARGO — People living, working or passing through the western edge of downtown Fargo have probably caught a whiff of a mothball-like smell...
July 23, 2018 - 6:05am
July 22, 2018
Family opposes bridge through Badlands ranch: Public hearings set this week for Little Missouri River crossing
BILLINGS COUNTY, N.D. — A long-discussed proposal to build a new bridge across the Little Missouri River takes a step forward this week,...
July 22, 2018 - 5:00am
July 14, 2018
Now that plastic's passe, tiny Oregon shop is building the straw of tomorrow
Craig Graffius started EcoGlass Straws 12 years ago with three decades of glass-making experience and his vision for an alternative to the ubiquitous...
July 14, 2018 - 11:45am
July 11, 2018
Lake Sakakawea begins to drop
RIVERDALE, N.D. – Extensive runoff from a combination of melting mountain snowpack and rainfall over the Missouri River drainage caused a rush of water to enter Lake Sakakawea the past several weeks. The surge pushed the level of Lake Sakakawea to less than a foot from spilling....
July 11, 2018 - 4:52pm
July 3, 2018
'It all goes into the water': Fireworks spark pollution concerns in some places; no problems found in Minn., ND
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The Fourth of July fireworks display near the Pavillion on the shore of Detroit Lake draws throngs of spectators...
July 3, 2018 - 7:41pm
June 22, 2018
A Girl Scout wrote to companies with a heartfelt request. As a result, they cut down on millions of plastic straws.
Last fall, the CEO of San Francisco-based Dignity Health received an email out of the blue. It was from a 16-year-old Girl Scout named Shelby...
June 22, 2018 - 11:50am
How prepared is the world for next epidemic? Tool shows most countries are not.
Public health officials and business leaders like Bill Gates have long warned that the world is not ready for the next pandemic. Now an initiative...
June 22, 2018 - 10:01am
June 20, 2018
13 bald eagles were found dead in a field. This is what killed them.
The 13 bald eagles were found lifeless on a Maryland farm more than two years ago, many with wings splayed, bodies intact, and talons clenched....
June 20, 2018 - 12:41pm
June 11, 2018
SeaWorld, Ikea and Royal Caribbean are getting rid of plastic straws and bags
Less than two weeks after a pilot whale died off Thailand with 80 plastic bags in its stomach, three major companies - SeaWorld, Ikea and Royal...
June 11, 2018 - 11:18am
June 9, 2018
Wind developer's payment to Ducks Unlimited raises questions
BISMARCK — A North Dakota wind project that raised concerns with wildlife officials about impacts to habitat is moving forward this summer after the developer made a $557,000 payment to Ducks Unlimited. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department wrote in comments to state utility...
June 9, 2018 - 8:35pm
Efforts to reduce wind energy impact to wildlife prompts controversy
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is working to reduce the impact of wind development on wildlife habitat, but the agency's...
June 9, 2018 - 8:34pm
June 7, 2018
Isle Royale wolf reintroduction to begin
DULUTH—The National Park Service announced on Thursday, June 7, that it will begin to implement its plan this year to increase Isle Royale's...
June 7, 2018 - 5:48pm
June 4, 2018
Volcano erupts in Guatemala, killing at least 25, injuring dozens more, officials say
A volcano erupted in Guatemala Sunday, June 3, spewing ash and sending streams of lava into rural areas, where at least 25 people were reportedly killed, according to the Associated Press and local officials.
June 4, 2018 - 7:23am
June 1, 2018
Facing reassignment under Trump, top Yellowstone official instead retires
A highly respected National Park Service executive who engineered the reopening of the Statue of Liberty after the 2001 terrorist attacks and...
June 1, 2018 - 12:39pm