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September 25, 2016
Dakota Access Pipeline brings high stakes, high profile to North Dakota
CANNON BALL, N.D. — Controversy over what would be the Bakken’s largest oil pipeline has put North Dakota in the international spotlight. Opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline has prompted the largest gathering of Native Americans in decades while also attracting attention...
3 hours 42 min ago
September 23, 2016
Dakota Access buys land near encampment where tribe claims sacred sites disturbed
BISMARCK – The company building the Dakota Access Pipeline has purchased 20 parcels of land totaling more than 7,000 acres north of where protesters of the four-state oil pipeline are encamped on federally owned land and where the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe claims sacred sites were...
September 23, 2016 - 9:14pm
September 22, 2016
Soccer seen as way to help engage Somali youths
FARGO – When Abdi Jama started coaching youth soccer at Jefferson West Park, he would show up three days a week to supervise drills and scrimmages. But the kids, largely from families new to America, told him that on off days, “We’re bored. We can’t do nothing at home.”...
September 22, 2016 - 9:45pm
White House seeks improved tribal relations as pipeline fight lingers
WASHINGTON -- The leaders of hundreds of Native American tribes will meet with President Barack Obama at his eighth and final Tribal Nations Conference at the White House next week, while thousands of activists are encamped on the North Dakota prairie protesting a $3.7 billion oil...
September 22, 2016 - 8:22pm
Native American tribes bring Dakota pipeline fight to Congress
WASHINGTON — Native American tribes took their fight to Washington on Thursday, Sept. 22, to stop development of a $3.7 billion oil pipeline, as Democrats in the U.S. Congress urged the federal government to scrap construction permits and reconsider the project. Representative Raul...
September 22, 2016 - 8:21pm
September 21, 2016
Panel votes to borrow $6M from state-owned bank to deal with pipeline protests
BISMARCK – A panel chaired by Gov. Jack Dalrymple voted Wednesday, Sept. 21, to borrow up to $6 million from the state-owned Bank of North Dakota to support policing efforts related to the Dakota Access Pipeline protests, but not before members blasted the federal government for...
September 21, 2016 - 8:58pm
Pipeline opponents interrupt oil industry meeting to make case
MINOT, N.D. – A handful of Dakota Access Pipeline opponents took over the stage Wednesday, Sept. 21, as North Dakota’s top oil regulator spoke to an oil industry group’s annual meeting. The elders of the Oglala Lakota Nation referred to the pipeline as the “black snake”...
September 21, 2016 - 8:49pm
September 20, 2016
Pipeline opponents rally for jailed protester in Mandan
MANDAN, N.D. – More than 100 opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline rallied Tuesday in downtown Mandan in support of a woman arrested during an earlier protest, shutting down two city streets just hours after authorities announced a task force is investigating a violent clash...
September 20, 2016 - 10:09pm
September 16, 2016
Judge axes restraining order against pipeline protesters but blasts unlawful activity
BISMARCK – A federal judge in North Dakota has tossed a restraining order against Dakota Access Pipeline protesters but had harsh words for unlawful and violent protesters who “constitute a very small percentage of the entire entourage.” U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovland...
September 16, 2016 - 4:26pm
September 14, 2016
Felony charges up ante for Dakota Access protesters
NEW SALEM, N.D. – Authorities upped the ante Wednesday, Sept. 14, in trying to discourage protesters from disrupting work on the Dakota Access Pipeline, pledging to pursue felony reckless endangerment charges against protesters who attach themselves to construction equipment. Morton...
September 14, 2016 - 9:27pm
September 13, 2016
Company reaffirms commitment to pipeline, plans meeting with feds to discuss
MORTON COUNTY, N.D. – As Dakota Access Pipeline opponents shut down work Tuesday, Sept. 13, at multiple job sites, North Dakota’s governor called for federal assistance to maintain peace and public safety. “With a decision on the pipeline delayed indefinitely, the federal government...
September 13, 2016 - 9:08pm
September 12, 2016
North Dakota court clerk reprimanded for ‘appalling’ Facebook post about pipeline protesters
BISMARCK – A deputy court clerk in Minot has been reprimanded for a Facebook post that sparked a social media firestorm over her suggestion that American Indians protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline be allowed to “keep their sacred land” and that the government should then...
September 12, 2016 - 9:32pm
September 11, 2016
North Dakota oil pipeline delays could hit producers, shippers
NEW YORK -- With the U.S. government siding in favor of Native American protests against a key North Dakota pipeline, local oil producers and shippers are facing the possibility of greater delays in getting a quick route to ship oil to the Gulf of Mexico.On Friday, following ongoing...
September 11, 2016 - 9:44pm
September 9, 2016
Corps halting Dakota Access Pipeline construction despite judge denying tribe’s request
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will not authorize construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline on Corps land even though a federal judge denied the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s request for an injunction. The Corps issued a joint statement Friday with the Department...
September 9, 2016 - 9:14pm
September 8, 2016
ND governor asks for National Guard assistance in pipeline protest
MANDAN, N.D. -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple activated the North Dakota National Guard in a limited role Thursday to provide support for civilian authorities dealing with the Dakota Access Pipeline protests south of Mandan as a key court ruling loomed Friday. The Guard’s adjutant general...
September 8, 2016 - 9:56pm