Red River Diversion Included Among 2016 Corps ProjectsBackers of a Red River diversion project around the flood-prone Fargo area say they're grateful that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is officially backing a plan that would combine public and private resources to build the channel.
Women In Agriculture Is Focus Of Discussion In FargoU.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and U.S. Deputy Agriculture Secretary Krysta Harden led the discussion on Thursday at the College of Science Skills and Technology Auditorium.
Former Sex Trade Worker Fighting Trafficking In Oil Patch When she first arrived in town, Windie Lazenko headed to the neon-lit strip clubs and bars catering to lonely oil field workers with extra cash and time on their hands. She knew these were likely gathering spots for the sex trade — the life she'd given up long ago.
Larimore Couple Are Heitkamp's Guests For State Of UnionA Larimore couple who helped care for injured students in the moments after a school bus collided with a freight train earlier this month are U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp's guests for President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address.
ND Officials Eager To Expand Trade With CubaOfficials from North Dakota are applauding the Obama administration's move to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba.
Franken & Klobuchar: Administration Must Support BiodieselSenators from North Dakota and Minnesota say the Obama administration should retreat on a proposal to make significant changes to renewable fuel standards and show its support for the biodiesel industry. Democratic Sens. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota say that biodiesel production has led to thousands of jobs and remains a clean, safe form of energy.
Crystal CEO Says Rail Slowdown Could Cost Millions A slowdown in rail service is forcing American Crystal Sugar to cut back on production, something company officials said Wednesday could cost millions if the situation doesn't improve.
Heitkamp, Hoeven: Army Delays Dropping NDSU ROTC The U.S. Army has postponed dropping the ROTC program at North Dakota State University in Fargo.
Minot, Ward Co. Receiving $40M In CDBG Funds North Dakota's governor and congressional delegation say the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the city of Minot and Ward County more than $40 million in disaster relief funding.
ND Defendant Says Federal Judge Should Be Arrested A man accused of trying to extort $50 million from various government agencies in Fargo and threatening to hold tribunals for politicians told U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson on Thursday that Erickson should be arrested for ruining his life.
Man Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Extortion Charges A Minnesota man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges he tried to extort $50 million from various federal and state agencies, and threatened to kidnap politicians.