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September 6, 2016
Green Party presidential candidate to be charged for spray painting pipeline equipment
MANDAN, N.D. – Authorities plan to bring charges against Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein after she joined protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline in spray painting graffiti on equipment at a construction site Tuesday. Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier said his...
September 6, 2016 - 9:03pm
Dakota Access says it will halt construction in tribal area until Friday
WASHINGTON -- A pipeline company agreed to halt until Friday construction of an oil pipeline in parts of North Dakota where a Native American tribe says it has ancient burial and prayer sites, a lawyer for the company said in court on Tuesday, Sept. 6. After violent clashes over the...
September 6, 2016 - 9:00pm
September 5, 2016
Tribe seeks restraining order against Dakota Access
NEAR CANNON BALL, N.D. – The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will be in federal court on Tuesday seeking to prevent Dakota Access Pipeline from further destroying sacred sites after the tribe says workers deliberately bulldozed burial grounds identified in court records. Jan Hasselman,...
September 5, 2016 - 9:53pm
September 2, 2016
Pipeline protest boosts significance of annual tribal leaders summit, powwow
BISMARCK, N.D. – An annual summit of American Indian tribal leaders and the traditional powwow that follows are expected to draw big numbers and heightened interest in Bismarck next week as protests of the Dakota Access Pipeline about 40 miles away continue. “This is kind of unprecedented....
September 2, 2016 - 9:46pm
September 1, 2016
Enbridge suspends pursuit of Sandpiper Pipeline approval
SUPERIOR, Wis. -- Enbridge announced late Thursday the company will withdraw its applications with Minnesota regulators for the Sandpiper Pipeline and delay the project for at least five years. The company said the pipeline should be delayed until North Dakota oil production recovers...
September 1, 2016 - 9:26pm
August 25, 2016
Legal groups look to help tribe by finding new ways to challenge pipeline
NEAR CANNON BALL, N.D. – Dakota Access Pipeline opponents prepared Thursday to continue camping near the Missouri and Cannonball rivers while legal groups said they’re looking for new ways to challenge the pipeline. Honor The Earth, an environmental rights group that opposed Enbridge’s...
August 25, 2016 - 9:38pm
August 24, 2016
Judge won’t rule on ND pipeline lawsuit for weeks
WASHINGTON -- A federal judge here won’t issuing his ruling for more than two weeks after a hearing Wednesday, Aug. 24, in a lawsuit seeking to halt construction of a $3.8 billion pipeline to haul North Dakota oil. Judge James E. Boasberg has taken the matter under advisement and...
August 24, 2016 - 10:00pm
August 22, 2016
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota will not appeal a federal court ruling that called unconstitutional a Minnesota law restricting importing electricity from coal-fired electric generating plants. North Dakota filed the suit against the Minnesota Next Generation Energy Act, passed in 2007, and...
August 22, 2016 - 9:15pm
July 28, 2016
Essentia rates 4 stars, Sanford 3 stars in new hospital quality comparison
FARGO, N.D. -- In new federal ratings of hospitals on a five-star scale for overall care quality, Essentia Health in Fargo was given a four-star score while Sanford Medical Center in Fargo was rated as three stars. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid added the star ratings this...
July 28, 2016 - 9:45pm
July 26, 2016
In targeted heist, bandit stole 1961 championship belt at Roger Maris Museum in Fargo shopping center
FARGO, N.D. -- A quick-working bandit swiped memorabilia from the Roger Maris Museum inside West Acres mall Tuesday morning, July 26, including a jewel-encrusted belt Maris won as the country’s best pro athlete in 1961. The little-known but once-revered S. Rae Hickok Belt and the...
July 26, 2016 - 9:24pm
July 22, 2016
Free dental care event at Concordia gives Grafton woman a reason to smile
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Maria Perez has something to smile about. And it’s just in time for her daughter’s wedding. The Grafton, N.D., woman lost a tooth on the upper left side of her mouth last month. But thanks to the Minnesota Mission of Mercy free dental clinic that got under...
July 22, 2016 - 9:28pm
July 19, 2016
Barn to Dance: Mayville summer tradition going strong after 27 years
MAYVILLE, N.D. -- Jim Marschke and Gen Westland began to count in time as the band struck up another folk tune. One two three, one two three. A waltz, their favorite. Marschke extended his hand to Westland and together they abandoned their armchairs for another spin on the dance floor....
July 19, 2016 - 9:11pm
July 1, 2016
Mark Kennedy aims to be a collaborative leader as UND’s president
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Mark Kennedy’s first day as the University of North Dakota’s president will likely be unlike any other in his tenure. Instead of spending the day in an office, Kennedy wound up on the pitcher’s mound at Target Field, throwing out the first pitch before Friday...
July 1, 2016 - 9:55pm
June 28, 2016
Fargo man considers legal action after losing leg in construction accident
FARGO, N.D. -- The plan was to pick her boyfriend up for lunch. Shoshanna Tom arrived at the Sioux Falls, S.D., construction site where Vincent Saganitso was helping build a new Sanford Health genetics center. A parked ambulance caught her attention. She scanned the site and saw police,...
June 28, 2016 - 9:43pm
June 23, 2016
Spurred by cases in ND, Minn., Supreme Court rules on drunken driving tests
WASHINGTON -- States can force suspected drunken drivers to take breath tests without first obtaining a warrant but cannot require them to take a more invasive blood test, the U.S. Supreme Court said on Thursday in a ruling that impacts laws in 11 states, including North Dakota and...
June 23, 2016 - 9:15pm