Stories tagged: North Dakota
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Dakota Access oil pipeline can continue operating while a study is completed to assess its environmental impact on an American Indian tribe.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
So as climate-change-fueled disasters ravaged the U.S., Trump – the man who called climate change a Chinese hoax – was doing all he could to ensure future catastrophes.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
The newly crowned Miss America said she hopes that being the pageant’s first winner from North Dakota helps draw attention to her home state.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
President Donald Trump sought to present his tax overhaul plan as an opportunity for bipartisan cooperation during a speech Wednesday in North Dakota, where he was joined by the state’s …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
Donald Trump will be on friendly turf when he brings his tax reform tour to North Dakota this week. It’s a deep-red state he carried by 36 points last year.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 12:53 p.m.
A Seattle man accused of robbing a bank in North Dakota is now also accused of terrorizing clerks in the business.
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Drought in North Dakota is laying waste to fields of normally bountiful food and hay crops and searing pastures that typically would be home to multitudes of grazing cattle.
Tue., July 4, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
The end of the line may be in sight for a North Dakota safety program aimed at lowering the risk of disastrous train derailments involving the state’s crude oil.
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 7:49 p.m.
A federal judge’s order for more environmental review of the already-operating Dakota Access oil pipeline has several potential outcomes, all of which could spark even more wrangling in a Washington, …
Fri., June 16, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
A North Dakota man accused of killing his friend with a Samurai-style sword in Montana has been sentenced to six years in prison after accepting a plea agreement for one …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
A Montana woman accused of exploiting her elderly and mentally impaired uncle in North Dakota has been sentenced to probation and about $30,000 in restitution.
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
A woman who helped prosecutors send her ex-husband to prison for ordering the deaths of two associates in the North Dakota oil patch has been sentenced to probation for her …
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
More than two years after the state’s unprecedented oil bonanza fizzled to a lull, North Dakota – the nation’s No. 2 oil producer behind Texas – is experiencing a sort …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
Sheriff’s deputies in North Dakota have arrested a Tacoma, Washington, man with 13 pounds of marijuana in the back of his car.
Sun., April 30, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
North Dakota could become the latest state to allow the killing of North American river otters, an animal that was once nearly wiped out in parts of the U.S. by …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Two Democratic U.S. senators want the chief of the Army Corps of Engineers to explain the agency’s decision-making that ultimately paved the way for completion of the disputed Dakota Access …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 2:02 p.m.
American Indian tribes fighting the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline said Tuesday that the pumping of oil into the pipe under their water source is a blow, but it doesn’t …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 9:26 a.m.
A December oil pipeline spill in western North Dakota might have been three times larger than first estimated and among the biggest in state history, a state environmental expert said …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 8:16 p.m.
The company building the Dakota Access pipeline said Monday that the project remains on track to start moving oil this week despite recent “coordinated physical attacks” along the line.
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 7:21 p.m.
North Dakota officials appear poised to go after the U.S. government – and thus U.S. taxpayers – to recoup more than $38 million in state expenses related to months of …
Sat., March 11, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
Top-seeded North Dakota beat Weber State 93-89 in overtime on Saturday night to win the Big Sky Conference Tournament championship and get the program’s first NCAA Tournament berth.
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 4:41 p.m.
A federal judge declined Tuesday to temporarily stop construction of the final section of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, clearing the way for oil to flow as soon as …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 3:13 p.m.
Citing religious rites and the dark prophecy of a “terrible black snake” that will bring harm to its people, a Sioux Indian tribe returned to court Tuesday in an 11th-hour …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Almost as soon as the Trump administration took office, the future of the Dakota Access pipeline looked certain. Any hopes held by protesters that the 470,000-barrels-per-day project could be stopped …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Authorities on Thursday cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year, searching tents and huts and arresting …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
Wildlife advocates are urging a federal judge to keep in place an injunction blocking a $57 million irrigation dam and fish passage proposed for the Yellowstone River.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land, and authorities moved to arrest some who …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
The Army Corps of Engineers says it won’t extend a deadline for Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents to vacate their encampment in North Dakota. The Corps early this month told …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
Federal and state officials announced plans Wednesday to accelerate cleanup at a camp in southern North Dakota that has housed hundreds and sometimes thousands of Dakota Access pipeline opponents.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 11:34 p.m.
Quinton Hooker scored 35 points and North Dakota topped Eastern Washington 95-86 in Big Sky play on Thursday in Grand Forks, North Dakota.