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The eerie song of Antarctica - melting
South Dakota mayor and state lawmaker dies at 75
Three-way race for ND secretary of state features two 'independent' Republicans, one Democrat
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Trump uses 'Pocahontas' as a slur. Here's her sad history.
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For NHL goalies, league's new pad restrictions are a real pain
Bison football team travels to South Dakota this week. Here's a look at NDSU's season so far.
Jimmies, Bulldogs draw in women's soccer
Mahomes tosses 4 TD passes as Chiefs blast Bengals
Vikings QB Cousins keeps fumble streak alive, but this one worked out OK
Commentary: Poll: Cramer leads Heitkamp by 16 points
Commentary: Voting is easy for Native Americans in North Dakota…says Senator Heidi Heitkamp?
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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
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Community calendar of events for Oct. 22, 2018
Staying in contact: Older worker stays in touch with people through the job
Staying bright and helping others: Volunteer says helping the community keeps her active
Calendar for Oct. 20, 2018
Little Free Library founder dies, Wisconsin man believed books could make better neighborhoods
Jamestown marriage licenses for Oct. 20, 2018
Births for Oct. 18, 2018
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The eerie song of Antarctica - melting
Research published last week by the American Geophysical Union documents a chaotic, low-frequency hum across the Ross Ice Shelf - a platform...
3 hours 13 min ago
October 13, 2018
Hurricane Michael aftermath: Death toll spikes to at least 15
Hurricane Michael is no more. The violent storm that ripped through the Southeast, leaving a trail of death and destruction from Florida to Virginia,...
October 13, 2018 - 8:38am
October 9, 2018
Minnesota judge dismisses case against oil pipeline 'valve turners'
BAGLEY, Minn. — A judge Tuesday, Oct. 9, dismissed the case against three environmental activists who were charged with damaging a northern...
October 9, 2018 - 9:38pm
October 5, 2018
Plastic waste in the world's oceans could double by 2030
The International Energy Agency has a sobering warning about the health of the world's oceans. The total amount of oceanic plastic waste is likely...
October 5, 2018 - 11:37am
September 21, 2018
Final Missouri River study to be presented next week
BISMARCK — Final recommendations related to a study of the ordinary high water mark of the Missouri River will be presented to the North Dakota Industrial Commission next week. The study by consultant Wenck Associates prompted objections from mineral owners and about 1,500 pages...
September 21, 2018 - 8:04pm
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