Before North Dakota’s treasury was overflowing with oil revenues, state lawmakers in the ultra-conservative state were notoriously stingy in spending taxpayer money.
Minnesota authorities have arrested a man in connection with the beating death of a homeless man in North Dakota. KFGO-AM reports the suspect is being held on a first-degree manslaughter charge.
The suspect in a deathly assault in eastern North Dakota in November has been arrested on a manslaughter charge. Lt. Joel Vettel with the Fargo Police Department says the male suspect was arrested Wednesday in connection with the Nov. 26 assault that led to the death of 54-year-old Mario Perez.
The U.S. Government said Tuesday the nation’s economy grew at a whopping 5 percent annual rate last summer. That’s the fastest growth since 2003, including jobs coming back to the Midwest.
U.S. farmers produced a bountiful crop of dry beans this year, but any potential savings for consumers might be gobbled up by freight problems in the Northern Plains, where much of the crop is grown.
Officials from North Dakota are applauding the Obama administration’s move to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba.
Just when you thought gas prices couldn’t go any lower – they did.
Some Twin Cities gas stations are now selling gas for lower than $2.30 a gallon, a windfall for consumers.
North Dakota regulators say a 400-barrel oil spill has been contained at a well site about a mile north of Williston.
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.
Mo Walker scored a career-high 22 points on 9-for-11 shooting and DeAndre Mathieu had 15 points and a career-high 10 assists to lead Minnesota past North Dakota 92-56 on Monday in the first matchup between the border-state schools in 31 years.
Reported income by all North Dakotans has more than doubled to a record $30.4 billion since the infancy of the state’s oil boom in 2006, tax return filings show.
A Minnesota man plans to plead guilty to vehicular homicide in the traffic deaths of two sisters in eastern North Dakota. James Yahnke, of Nielsville, Minnesota, is accused of being drunk, driving 94 mph on a rough section of a Traill County road north of Hillsboro in May and losing control of the car.
No one was hurt in a fire at the Coyote Station power plant near Beulah in western North Dakota.
Fargo, North Dakota, Mayor Dennis Walaker, the man known as the “flood mayor” for leading the state’s largest city through several successful fights against the Red River, died Tuesday at his home, city officials said. He was 73. Walaker had been battling kidney cancer for several months. Deputy Mayor Tim Mahoney said Walaker was hospitalized over the weekend from a reaction to his chemotherapy.
A federal fugitive who was indicted in 2009 in North Dakota on child pornography charges has been arrested. Officials with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement say 51-year-old Adney Allen has made his first court appearance following his arrest on the Red Lake Indian Reservation near Redby, Minnesota. Federal authorities are partially crediting the arrest to a smartphone app they created.
An ongoing spat between North Dakota and Minnesota real estate companies with similar names and signage has wound up in federal court.
Sweet Lord in heaven, what a movie. This tough, tragic documentary by filmmaker Jesse Moss is one of the year’s best, and it should probably be required watching for anyone in the Midwest.
Moorhead police say they arrested a 32-year-old man in connection with a sex trafficking investigation Tuesday evening. According to police, a sex trafficking investigation led Moorhead detectives to an adult female victim. A suspect was then identified, located and arrested in south Moorhead at around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Gov. Mark Dayton says more oil pipelines are part of the solution to a rail backlog that has clogged agricultural shipments across Minnesota.
Authorities have identified a Minnesota man who died in a crash on an icy Interstate 94 in southeastern North Dakota. The Highway Patrol says 40-year-old Gregory Hillukka, of Cokato, Minnesota, died Wednesday when he lost control of his car near Valley City.
A Minnesota man was killed on an icy Interstate 94 in southeastern North Dakota when his vehicle collided with a tow truck that had stopped to pull other vehicles out of the ditch. The Highway Patrol did not immediately identify the 40-year-old man from Cokato, Minnesota.
Two electrical workers contracted by Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative in Wahpeton were injured when hot water flowed over them while they were working. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office says the workers were on a scissor lift Tuesday afternoon when the incident happened.
North Dakota’s Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is preparing to drill its own oil wells for the first time.
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee urging passage of three bills targeting human trafficking.
The number of HIV and AIDS cases in North Dakota has grown dramatically in recent years as workers from across the country have flocked to the state because of its booming economy.