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BISMARCK – Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II is calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to intervene in the increasingly tense situation unfolding between law enforcement and...
BISMARCK – U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer says a tour Thursday, Oct. 20, of a controversial segment of the Dakota Access Pipeline route where tribal officials claim sacred sites were desecrated...
BISMARCK — U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer says a tour Thursday, Oct. 20, of a controversial segment of the Dakota Access Pipeline route where tribal officials claim sacred sites were desecrated should give the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers the confidence it needs to issue the final easement for the four-state oil pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe.
BISMARCK — The Democratic-NPL candidate for lieutenant governor is criticizing her Republican counterpart for declining to participate in a debate before the Nov. 8 election. State Sen. Joan Heckaman of New Rockford, who is running with Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla on the Dem-NPL ticket, said both she and Libertarian Party candidate Marty Riske's running mate, Joshua Voytek of Fargo, accepted an invitation to participate in an Oct. 18 debate at the University of Mary in Bismarck.
BISMARCK — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council has voted to set aside tribally owned land for Dakota Access Pipeline protesters to relocate from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers land in southern Morton County, but Chairman Dave Archambault II stopped short of saying the tribe is moving the existing camp. "We're trying to work with everybody in the area and we're trying to build consensus, and we're trying to do the best we can to accommodate safety," he said Wednesday, Oct. 19.
MANDAN, N.D. — A judge Monday refused to charge "Democracy Now!" host Amy Goodman with rioting for her coverage of a Sept. 3 clash between Dakota Access Pipeline protesters and private security guards, but the Morton County sheriff's office said Goodman could still face charges.
MANDAN, N.D. – A judge did not sign a criminal complaint against journalist Amy Goodman, finding a lack of probable cause to charge her with rioting, her attorney said Monday...
BISMARCK — The chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe says talks continue about relocating the main Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp from federally owned land to tribally owned land near Cannon Ball, N.D., but one camp spokesman says many plan to stay put.
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple responded Wednesday, Oct. 12, to comments made one day earlier by Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II, who denied telling the governor that...
BISMARCK — Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II denies saying that he lost control of the camp where thousands of Dakota Access Pipeline opponents are staying in south-central North Dakota, as Gov. Jack Dalrymple suggested in a radio interview Tuesday. Dalrymple told KFYR radio host Scott Hennen that among the pipeline protesters is a group of about 200 people who "are into a more militant form of agitation" and "provide 100 percent of the problems that we deal with."