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ND Lawmaker: Resolution Honoring Canada Waste Of Time

All but one member of North Dakota’s House believes the state should honor Canada with a special day.

02/15/2015

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Mother Accused Of Leaving Kids To Die To Get Psych Exam

A judge has ordered a mental health examination for a woman accused of leaving her 2- and 4-year-old daughters to die in a remote area of northwestern North Dakota.

02/04/2015

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Record-Breaking Warmth In The Dakotas

As a blizzard slams the Northeast, mid-winter warmth is breaking records in the Northern Plains. Record-high temperatures in the 50s and 60s were set in parts of the region Monday, and Tuesday temperatures were expected to climb even higher — into the 70s even in southwestern South Dakota.

01/27/2015

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ND Family Reunites With Missing Dog After 2 Months

A North Dakota family has been reunited with their German shepherd who was missing for two months and found roughly 200 miles away in Minnesota.

12/09/2014

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Gay ND Couples File For Minn. Marriage Licenses

Nearly two times as many same-sex couples from North Dakota have filed for marriage licenses across the border in Clay County than Minnesotans have.

06/04/2014

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BNSF Hauling 240 Pick-Up Trucks Daily To ND, Minn.

The head of the biggest railroad serving the Upper Great Plains says hauling pickup trucks by rail has really picked up. BNSF Executive Chairman Matt Rose joked that pickup truck hauling by rail appears to be “the next great line of business” for the railroad.

05/27/2014

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Man Accused Of Attacking Ex-Girlfriend In Her Home

Bail has been set for a man accused of breaking into a home in western Minnesota and trying to kidnap his ex-girlfriend. Fifty-two-year-old William Dean faces charges of attempted kidnapping and assault with a dangerous weapon. Prosecutors say Dean broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home in Comstock last week, physically assaulted her and shocked her with a stun gun.

04/18/2014

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Senators Make Friendly Wager On Frozen Four Semifinal

U.S. senators from North Dakota and Minnesota are making a friendly wager on the outcome of the NCAA Frozen Four semifinal hockey matchup involving the University of North Dakota and the University of Minnesota.

04/07/2014

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Curiocity: MSU Grad, Bismarck Native On Performing In ‘Once’

Since the 2007 film, people have been enthralled with a little independent Irish film that was made for a mere $150,000. It was shot in less than 20 days but went on to gross more than $20 million worldwide.

03/28/2014

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MN Tribe Helps Fellow Tribes With Propane Crisis

Donations from an American Indian tribe in Minnesota totaling nearly $1.4 million have helped Great Plains tribes weather this winter’s propane crisis. The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community provided grants to the Standing Rock Sioux in North Dakota and South Dakota; the Yankton, Rosebud and Cheyenne River Sioux in South Dakota; and the Santee Sioux in Nebraska.

03/21/2014

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Farm Rescue Nonprofit Adding Haying Assistance

A North Dakota-based nonprofit organization that helps farm families in need plant and harvest their crops is branching out into haying assistance. Farm Rescue is accepting applications from farmers in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and eastern Montana.

02/21/2014

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Propane Crisis On Dakotas Reservation Easing

The leader of the Standing Rock Sioux says a propane crisis on the Dakotas reservation is easing due to warmer weather and a drop in the price of the fuel. Chairman Dave Archambault says the tribe has ensured that everyone in need of propane has received some.

02/18/2014

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Purdon: New ATF Director A ‘Big Plus’ For Dakotas

The U.S. attorney from North Dakota says the new director of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives should help the state partly because of his familiarity with the area.

08/01/2013

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TV Reporter Says He’s Fired For Profanity On Air

A weekend news anchorman for a Bismarck television station says he was fired after he opened his first-ever broadcast with obscenities.

04/22/2013

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Farm Rescue Banquet To Feature Benefit Concert

The Farm Rescue nonprofit’s annual banquet this fall will feature a benefit concert by country music singer Jason Brown.

04/18/2013

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Spring Storm Brings Snow And Ice To Dakotas

Officials closed Interstate 94 across most of North Dakota on Sunday as a spring storm carrying heavy snow and high winds spread across the state.

04/14/2013

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MN Company Ordered To Stop Doing Business In ND

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has ordered the owner of a Minnesota construction company who allegedly failed to get the required licenses to stop doing business

04/09/2013

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ND Oil Conference Slated To Be Held In Minnesota

A South Dakota company is sponsoring a conference in Minnesota on investment and business opportunities in North Dakota’s booming oil patch.

03/15/2013

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North Dakota Heads Back Into Deep Freeze

After a few days of above-average temperatures, North Dakotans have been slapped back into a deep freeze — and they’ll be stuck there the rest of the week.

02/19/2013

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Crop Production Workshops Set In North Dakota

Meetings to help farmers make better management decisions for their 2013 crops are getting under way in western and central North Dakota.

01/30/2013

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14-Year-Old ND Boy Crashes Into Bismarck House

A 14-year-old Bismarck boy has been cited for speeding and reckless driving after crashing into a home in North Dakota’s capital city.

10/17/2012

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American Crystal Exec Says ND Sugar Harvest OK

An American Crystal Sugar Co. executive says the company’s replacement workers are doing well in handling this fall’s sugar beet harvest.

09/19/2012

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Minnesota Man Killed ND Water Project ID’d

Authorities have released the name of a man who died when he was struck by a backhoe bucket while working on a water project in Bismarck.

09/10/2012

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ND Farmers Want Changes In Crop Insurance Rules

Some Upper Midwest farmers who thought they caught a break when the federal government eased crop insurance rules for land hit by prolonged flooding are finding it isn’t as easy to cash in as they first thought.

09/06/2012

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ND High Court To Rule On Lockout Jobless Benefits

North Dakota’s Supreme Court will be deciding whether locked-out workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. should collect unemployment benefits.

08/13/2012

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