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  • Fracking town's desperate laid-off workers: 'They don't tell you it's all a lie'

    From the looks of it, the nation's boomtown is still booming. Big rigs, cement mixers and oil tankers still clog streets built for lighter loads.

  • North Dakota Senate considers anti-sexual orientation discrimination bill

    Hundreds are rallying against an Indiana law that has caused uproar -- one that allows businesses to refuse service to customers based on their sexual orientation. It's been a heated discussion for North Dakota lawmakers who are taking on a bill that would do the opposite.

  • Crude-by-Rail Still Outcompetes Pipelines in the Bakken

    With low oil prices and producers slashing the rig count in the Bakken shale, it is fair to ask whether crude-by-rail will be able to compete with pipelines in the region. The bottom line is that crude-by-rail is likely to continue playing a vital role in carrying large amounts of crude - more than 700 thousand barrels per day or roughly 10 unit trains' worth per day - out of the Bakken area.

  • Tioga airport adds aero center for aviation services

    A welcome mat has been laid at the Tioga Airport. A gradual startup led to Tioga Aero Center becoming established in January as a fixed-base operator providing aviation services at the airport.

  • Starting the Conversation About Problem Gambling

    As this month comes to an end so does the NCAA's March Madness Basketball tournament but only after an huge increase in sports betting. The American Gaming Association says about 40 million people filled out brackets with bets totaling an estimated $9 billion dollars.

  • The invisible, guiding hand

    As a young man I used to listen to an Amy Grant song called "Angels." One phrase in the song reads like this: Occasionally those words pop into my head during a moment of frustration when I realize my moment of difficulty may be happening for a greater purpose.

  • Feds Cracking Down on Payday Loans, "Getting Rid of That Loan Sharking"

    The feds are taking an aggressive step to crack down on short-term pay day loans. The federal Consumer Protection Agency is trying to do away with payday debt traps.

  • ND--North Dakota News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, ND

    Good morning. Here's how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in North Dakota.

  • House passes Medicare proposal

    After years of debate, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday that will provide stability in Medicare and CHIP while giving doctors some certainty that they will get paid. The House overwhelmingly passed H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, which could also save the federal government close to $1 billion.

  • Some farmers in 4 states eligible for low-interest federal loans due to disaster designation

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 25 counties in North Dakota as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by various weather conditions since the start of last year, ranging from excess rain to drought. Farmers and ranchers in the designated counties are eligible to apply for low-interest emergency loans from USDA's Farm Service Agency.

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    Mohall was the recipient of a $4,000 grant from the St. Joseph's Community Health Foundation. Accepting the check from Diane Nelson of Kenmare, right, board member of the St. Joseph's Community Health Foundation, is Jill Baska, Director of Social Services at Good Samaritan Society - Mohall.

  • Senate Dems seek stronger oil train safety rules

    Senate Democrats have proposed a bill to set stronger safety rules for trains carrying oil, including regulating the content of the oil itself. Sens. Maria Cantwell and Tammy Baldwin said the most critical problem with the Department of Transportation's ongoing regulatory effort on oil trains is that it does not confront the problem of the volatility of oil from North Dakota's Bakken region.

  • North Dakota Might Challenge New Federal Fracking Rule

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  • Alamo Drafthouse looks for best at varied film festivals

    The next three Fridays will find independent films making their way from the film festival circuit to a screen at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Lubbock. Writers David and Nathan Zellner have been accused of using an urban legend for inspiration, namely the death of a person reportedly trying to find the buried money depicted in the Coen brothers' 1996 film "Fargo."

  • Senators fight Waters of the U.S. Rule

    U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp continued their fight against the proposed Waters of the U.S. Rule, saying Tuesday the rule would hurt North Dakota a lot. At a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing Tuesday, Heitkamp made it clear the rule would hurt farmers, ranchers and many others in North Dakota.

  • Salvation Army Helps Keep Williston Warm

    Spring doesn't always mean warm weather is here to stay in North Dakota. Conditions can be harsh for newcomers to the Bakken, who may not be used to the cold.

  • Racist graffiti found in Grand Forks

    Hate speech directed toward Somalis was found on a strip mall wall on South Washington in Grand Forks.The words "Somalia" and a racist slur were spray painted in large letters on the side of a business. North Dakotans Against Brutality, a Facebook group, posted this picture on its page.

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