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.
4 Missionaries Detained In Venezuela Expected Home TuesdayFour North Dakota missionaries caught up in escalating political tension between the U.S. and Venezuela are expected home on Tuesday after spending a couple of days on a Caribbean Island recovering from their ordeal.
Congress Set To Pass Bill Approving Keystone XL PipelineThe Republican-controlled Congress is set to send a bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline to President Barack Obama, who has vowed to veto it.
USDA To Spend $4M On Honey Bee Aid In 5 StatesThe federal government this fiscal year is providing $4 million in technical and financial assistance to help Midwestern farmers and ranchers improve the health of honeybees.
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.
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.
Hoeven Says Diversion Project Set For Senate FloorNorth Dakota Sen. John Hoeven says he expects a funding bill that includes a Red River flood diversion project to reach the Senate floor in April or May.
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.
US Sens From ND, MN Place Friend Wager On GameNorth Dakota Republican U.S. Sen. John Hoeven and Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar have something more than state pride riding on the outcome of the Saturday matchup between the North Dakota State and University of Minnesota football teams.