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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Sunday, Dec. 4, that it will not approve an easement for the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe...
FARGO — The 55-year-old pilot of a Weather Modification plane died in a crash south of Fargo on Thursday, Dec. 1, North Dakota Highway Patrol Cpt. Bryan Niewind said. The single-engine, Cessna Model 340 plane crash-landed about 4:30 p.m. about a mile north of Cass County 16 in a field about a half mile east of Interstate 29 near a stand a trees along the bank of the Wild Rice River. Neil Brackin, president of Weather Modification Inc., confirmed Thursday night that it was one of the company's planes. He said there were no further details at this time.
FARGO -- A plane crash south of Fargo Thursday afternoon, Dec. 1, appears to have no survivors, according to radio transmissions between emergency workers responding to the scene. No details...
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a North Dakota Democrat, will meet with President-elect Donald Trump on Friday, his transition team said.
FARGO – Emergency crews found a body after putting out an apartment fire Wednesday, Nov. 30, in north Fargo. Firefighters responded to the fire in a unit on the second...
MINOT, N.D.—Most of North Dakota except the eastern side is under a winter storm warning as heavy snow and winds are bearing down on the area. The system responsible for the first major snowfall of the winter is stuck smack dab over much of North Dakota. "This storm is going to hang around for another day or so and then start moving east, probably around the Great Lakes area Wednesday," said Janine Vining, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Bismarck. "It's a very large storm with large amounts of precipitation around it."
BISMARCK — Kathy Jaeger, wife of North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger, died Thursday, Nov. 24, at the age of 67. Al Jaeger said his wife was born in Fargo, where she attended school. He said she was a graduate of what is now Minnesota State University Moorhead and later worked for a time at Straus Clothing in Fargo. The couple married in 1986.
Two people from northern Minnesota are injured after a rollover. Minnesota State Patrol says it happened in Marshall County around 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24. 22-year-old Jaden Larson of Warren, Minn. was heading east on Highway 1 near mile marker 3. He went off the road, hit the ditch, and rolled several times. Larson and his passenger, 18-year-old Amanda Hoff of Oslo, Minn., both had non-life-threatening injuries. They were taken to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.
LIGNITE, N.D. — A saltwater tank rupture Friday, Nov. 18, in Burke County has caused a spill of about 190 barrels of produced water. The spill, which occurred about 1½ northeast of Lignite in northwestern North Dakota, was at a site operated by Condor Petroleum, according to the state health department. About 10 barrels of produced water were recovered, with some of the spill spraying cropland.
FARGO—North Dakota's governor and U.S. congress members leaders are urging President Barack Obama to make a speedy decision on the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.