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The Standing Rock and Fort Berthold reservations received the federal funds to repair and upgrade roadways.
The ambitious $10.4 billion plan was approved by the regional transmission organization that serves Minnesota and much of North Dakota, but will require regulatory approval.
The spill occurred due to a hole in the oil tank, according to department records. The Killdeer-based company is still working to clean up about 1,700 gallons of oil that were not immediately recovered.
North Dakota Attorney General Drew Wrigley believes harsher sentences will discourage violent crime, so he's putting together a package of new laws targeting violent crimes in which a gun was illegally used.

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If convicted, Mario Butler could face up to a year in jail for the Ward County charges. Cass County prosecutors are deciding whether he should face charges for the Tower City crash that left one dead and three seriously injured.
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A family's story on how churches and the United States government affected generations of Native Americans through nearly 150 years of the boarding school system.
The North Dakota Association for Career and Technical Education announced the winners for the 2022 state awards in six different categories.
The internship program "provides college students with a firsthand opportunity to track legislation and assist with research, administrative work, communications and constituent services," according to a news release.
Bill Panos, the director of North Dakota Department of Transportation, cited family obligations in California as the reason he is resigning.
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In this episode of Dakota Spotlight, retired Bismarck Police Detective Bill Connor speaks frankly about the details of the case, still sharp in his memory, and his encounters with those connected to Michelle "Shelly" Julson as he re-investigated the case from 2005 to 2010.

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Former Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem's entire email account was deleted at the direction of a longtime staffer on Jan. 31, three days after his death. Horse-betting business owner Susan Bala said her legal hold on Stenehjem's records should have prevented the elimination of any documents pertaining to her case.
Between 2007 and 2021, official refugee resettlement numbers in North Dakota went from a high of 563 in 2014 to a low of 19 in 2021, according to data provided by the North Dakota Department of Human Services following an information request.
Tammy Longie, along with her husband Erich Longie Jr., were sentenced to life in prison following the murder of a 5-year-old and abuse of other children.

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