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Curiosity over bear in Grand Forks park contributed to its death, zoo official says
Former first lady Grace Link to observe 100th birthday
Most North Dakota agencies receive extensions for budget proposals
Police release name of Bismarck vehicle seller who died in standoff
North Dakota firefighter's case moves to federal court
crime and courts
nation and world
North Dakota health department outlines plan for VW settlement money
Construction to begin on Belfield refinery in western North Dakota
North Dakota state wages up for first time in three years
Giant pork surplus awaits Americans as trade wars risk exports
Canada's biggest clothing store pulls Ivanka Trump's brand from its shelves
place a business brief
Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
ND wind companies required to plan ahead for restoring land
Lawmakers offer mixed views of Scott Pruitt's mark on EPA
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
As a pregnant teen, I felt like a failure. But then I realized failure wasn't an option.
Want to raise empathetic kids? Try spending time in nature.
Sanford drop-off site a boon for breast milk donors
To reduce waste, try this instead of that
How to transform a bakery croissant into something marvelous
UND women's basketball makes an in-state haul for 2019 recruits
Second-half surge? Breaking down the Twins at the All-Star break
Report: Former Timberwolf Bjelica won't sign with 76ers, will return to Europe
Good news falcon followers, Brad the Grand Forks peregrine chick is flying
Former Open champions entertain odds of 50-somethings capturing Claret Jug
Commentary: Foolish environmental activists say they'll make Minnesota's Line 3 another #NoDAPL moment
Commentary: Bizarro world: Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp uses self-described Trump voter to defend her record on border security
Commentary: The reported local cost of President Donald Trump’s visit to Fargo was inflated, actually 'closer to $10,000'
Commentary: Here’s something everyone seems to be overlooking in the (mostly) political hysteria over soybeans
Commentary: The subtle deception we all face
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ND farmer etches grandson's marriage proposal into field
New Rockford, N.D., woman celebrates 108th birthday
Rep. Josh Boschee
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
July 3, 2018
'It all goes into the water': Fireworks spark pollution concerns in some places; no problems found in Minn., ND
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The Fourth of July fireworks display near the Pavillion on the shore of Detroit Lake draws throngs of spectators...
July 3, 2018 - 7:41pm
June 25, 2018
Woman threatens to call police on 8-year-old selling water for a trip to Disneyland
Things got tight after Erin Austin lost her job, so she struck a deal with her 8-year-old daughter, who had been eagerly anticipating a trip...
June 25, 2018 - 7:33am
April 21, 2018
10 simple ways to help save Earth
FARGO — When it comes to doing what's best for our planet, many of us assume that one person's actions don't amount to much. What's the...
April 21, 2018 - 6:27am
March 16, 2018
Taming the mighty Mississippi: Troubles run deep in changing national waterway
ALONG THE RIVER - The Mississippi runs the spine of America, touching 10 states and draining waters from 21 more, a vast waterway with a rich...
March 16, 2018 - 10:59am
December 27, 2017
City water rates increasing in 2018
With the start of 2018, Dickinson's water rates will increase 17 cents per 1,000 gallons. This is a normal increase for the city, which purchases its water from the Southwest Water Authority, Linda Carlson, deputy administrator, said. "They're based on the Southwest Water rates,"...
December 27, 2017 - 8:22am
November 15, 2017
Study: Water use in ND Oil Patch increased almost 20-fold in seven years
FARGO—Water use for oil production in the Bakken oilfields increased almost 20-fold from 2008 to 2014, with water consumption climbing...
November 15, 2017 - 8:38pm
September 22, 2017
Flint's lead-poisoned water had a 'horrifyingly large' effect on fetal deaths, study finds
The fertility rate in Flint, Michigan, dropped precipitously after the city decided to switch to lead-poisoned Flint River water in 2014, according...
September 22, 2017 - 6:42am
August 25, 2017
UPDATE: Water to be temporarily shut off for some Dickinson residents next week
Water will be shut off from 8 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 28, until 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 29, for residents of Colonial Village near the 14th Street construction zone. The shut-off is necessary to make repairs to a leaking valve on Sims Street, just south of 14th Street East. Adam Ballesteros,...
August 25, 2017 - 1:59pm
August 4, 2017
Early indications are farmers like Trump ag actions
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — Many, if not most, farmers say they like what they have seen so far in how President Donald Trump deals with agriculture....
August 4, 2017 - 2:06pm
June 27, 2017
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Farm group leaders were predictably pleased Tuesday, June 27, with the announcement that the U.S. Environmental Protection...
June 27, 2017 - 4:13pm
June 25, 2017
Interest grows in ND canal water for irrigation
Duane DeKrey, who directs the Garrison Diversion Unit, is becoming increasingly frustrated by the fact that it's only now that the full promise...
June 25, 2017 - 7:02am
June 16, 2017
Dickinson area does not face any water restrictions
The Dickinson area is not currently under any sort of water restrictions. In fact, Mary Massad, manager and CEO of Southwest Water Authority (SWA), said water use is down right now and there is plenty of water available. City Administrator Shawn Kessel also said city residents do...
June 16, 2017 - 7:02pm
June 13, 2017
SD legislators reopen submerged farmland in northeast corner to fishing again
PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Legislature passed a compromise bill designed to reopen some submerged farmland to fishing in the northeast...
June 13, 2017 - 7:22pm
May 31, 2017
The birth of modern shark mania: Attacks of 1916 left four dead and a coast terrified
The shark mania that grips the country each summer began July 1, 1916, when a young stockbroker from Philadelphia headed into the surf at Beach...
May 31, 2017 - 12:45pm
May 23, 2017
Large strides expected for water projects
BISMARCK — State projects of all kinds will be fighting over a shrinking pot of money, but progress in meeting water needs is expected...
May 23, 2017 - 11:50am