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7 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

Commissioner: Economy growing - at a healthy pace'

Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger says that North Dakota's economy grew at a healthy pace during the first quarter of 2014, which encompasses January, February, and March.

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20 hrs ago | Air Force Times

Readers' picks: From paradises to morale killers

Air Force Times opened the floor to its readers to get their thoughts on the best and worst bases in the Air Force.

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Related Topix: US Military, Cannon Air Force Base, US Air Force, Minot Air Force Base, Moody Air Force Base, McChord Air Force Base

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

USA Update Story and Video

North Dakota... a driver falls asleep at the wheel and slams his car into a South Fargo building.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster

KVOX-FM Fargo

Fargo Bishop: ND human trafficking 'disturbing phenomenon'

The bishop of the Fargo Catholic Diocese says he's deeply troubled by the recent rise in North Dakota human trafficking cases.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

TwinCities

White supremacist moves - quietly - to another small town

Near the end of U.S. 28, past fields of wheat, soybeans and canola, lies a sleepy town where residents are friendly, but a man who recently arrived in town has some not feeling so welcoming.

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Related Topix: Prison

Los Angeles Times

Mayor at center of Dakota oil boom is optimistic about troubles

Howard Klug, the new mayor of Williston, N.D., must navigate a city that dubs itself "Boomtown, U.S.A." through rapid growth.

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Related Topix: Williston, ND, Watford City, ND, Killdeer, ND

Hispanic Business

Heitkamp & Roberts Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Customer Protections for Farmers & Ranchers

Following the collapses of , the CFTC proposed and finalized customer protection rules to help regulators better recognize trouble in firms before they occur.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Valley News Live

North Dakota Geography Puzzle

Here's one solution: It's called Connected Puzzles. It's a handcrafted creation that features each of the state's 53 counties as an individual puzzle piece.

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Instapundit

GOOD: North Dakotan Shale Boom To Surge This Summer. You just...

You just can't keep a good boom down. Oil production from North Dakota's Bakken formation has quintupled over the past five years as drillers employ the dual technologies of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal well drilling to tap previously inaccessible hydrocarbons trapped in shale.

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Related Topix: North Dakota Government

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

What's slowing the spread of a North Dakota pipeline spill? Beaver dams.

A house in Mandaree, N.D., on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. An underground pipeline several miles from Mandaree spewed 1 million gallons of saltwater, an oil production byproduct, into North Dakota's badlands in early July.

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Related Topix: Mandaree, ND, Berthold, ND, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Minot Daily News

Larry Erickson

Larry Erickson was hewn from North Dakota soil, a natural who spent all of his life on the South Prairie farm he loved and his parents established.

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Related Topix: North Dakota Government, Agriculture, Science, Minot, ND, Minot State University, US News

OregonLive.com

Oregon, Washington road deaths plummeting faster than most states

Despite growing populations and having more drivers on the road, Oregon and Washington have seen some of the nation's largest declines in traffic deaths in the past decade, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Oregon, North Dakota Government

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Midwest Could Feel Like Fall with Tuesday's Cold Temperatures

Get out that light jacket or warm sweater, Midwest residents: a cool front is coming.

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Minot Daily News

Keeping up with the Bakken

But with the Bakken boom - the oil and gas development on the Fort Berthold Reservation and in other areas in western North Dakota - the tribes' council members approved setting up a division specifically for energy.

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Related Topix: Berthold, ND, New Town, ND, Parshall, ND, Makoti, ND

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Turtle Island News

Daily Newswire

North Dakota saltwater pipeline spill renews call for more monitoring; effort failed last year By Josh Wood And James MacPherson MANDAREE, N.D. - A saltwater spill from an underground pipeline in North Dakota has renewed calls from farmers and environmentalists to require new monitoring to help ensure that such breaches are prevented or caught ... (more)

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Related Topix: Willow City, ND, Environmental Law, Law

Ledger-Enquirer.com

VA awards ND grant to improve health care access

Hoeven says the grant will fund transportation services for veterans to travel to VA medical centers and other facilities providing VA care.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Hoeven, US Governors, John Hoeven, Life, Veteran Affairs, North Dakota Government

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Near spill, reservation wrestles with oil's impact

Growing up, Ruth Anna Buffalo would follow the dirt track behind her house into the rugged North Dakota badlands, swimming in creeks picketed with beaver dams, finding artifacts and climbing bluffs overlooking Lake Sakakawea.

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Related Topix: Berthold, ND, Mandaree, ND, Mandan, ND

Star Tribune

Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in North Dakota to rely on extensive digital archives

Theodore Roosevelt's love of the country's untouched, natural beauty spurred him to create and conserve hundreds of national forests, parks and monuments during his presidency.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, US National Parks

Fri Jul 11, 2014

TwinCities

White supremacist moves - quietly - to another N.D. town

Near the end of U.S. 28, past fields of wheat, soybeans and canola, lies a sleepy town where residents are friendly, but a man who recently arrived in town has some not feeling so welcoming.

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Related Topix: Prison

The Charlotte Observer

ND pipeline breach renews call for more monitoring

A roadside sign encourages tribal members and visitors to Fort Berthold Indian Reservation to protect the environment in this July 11, 2014, in Mandaree, N.D. Mandaree a few miles away from the site of a pipeline that spewed 1 million gallons of saltwater, an oil production byproduct, into North Dakota's badlands.

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Related Topix: Mandaree, ND, Berthold, ND, Environment, Science, Environmental Law, Law

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