Accused Flight Attendant Can't Fly Without Court PermissionA flight attendant accused of fabricating a story that prompted an emergency landing in North Dakota has been released from custody without bond, but a judge is not allowing him to fly without court approval until his case is resolved.
Record-Breaking Warmth In The DakotasAs 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.
MN Company Fined $2K For Breaking ND Oil PipelineA Minnesota company has been fined $2,000 for hitting an oil pipeline while workers were installing new sewer and water lines near Dickinson.
Delta Adds Flights Between Mpls. & N.D.'s Oil PatchAirlines are rushing to add service to North Dakota to haul in workers drawn by the state's oil boom.
1st Farmer Reflects On Farm Rescue's SuccessThe farm aid organization Farm Rescue this fall will help its 200th farmer in the Upper Midwest. The first man to receive help from the organization says he's a little surprised that it has grown so quickly.
Bakken Oil Booms...And So Does Crime On The Plains Drug crimes in eastern Montana have more than doubled. Assaults in Dickinson, N.D., have increased fivefold in just two years. And the once-sleepy town of Plentywood, Mont., has seen three assaults with weapons in the past few months — a prospect previously unheard of in the tiny community tucked against the Canada border.
Grass Fire Forces Temporary Shutdown Of I-94 In ND A grass fire in southwest North Dakota caused a scare when it jumped Interstate 94.