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XTO withdraws application to drill near Elkhorn Ranch

March 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

ExxonMobil subsidiary XTO Energy has backed off its request to drill for oil near the historic Elkhorn Ranch in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Continue Reading

Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope Francis

March 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

VATICAN CITY Argentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Pope Francis. Continue Reading

Anti-abortion groups at odds over legal tactics

March 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Abortion-rights lawyers are readying to face a series of anti-abortion laws, including one in North Dakota, meant to challenge the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that established a nationwide right to abortion. Continue Reading

1 injured, 2 dead in Hwy 85 crash

March 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A vehicle crash on Highway 85 in McKenzie County took the life of two teenage boys Tuesday, according to a North Dakota Highway Patrol release. Continue Reading

Authorities: Woman gambled grandson’s college fund

June 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A 73-year-old woman has been found in Louisiana after being charged with stealing and gambling away $97,000 from a trust fund for her grandson’s college education, authorities said, but she may never return to Indiana for prosecution. Continue Reading

Flashlight bombs puzzle Phoenix authorities

June 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

PHOENIX (AP) Flick the switch on these flashlights and they don’t light up. They blow up. Continue Reading

Vikings finding ways to cope with work stoppage

March 15, 2011 in The Daily Republic

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) When he’s not parenting or punting for the Minnesota Vikings, Chris Kluwe plays bass guitar in a rock group called Tripping Icarus.
Yes, even band practice was affected by the NFL lockout. Continue Reading

DWU men face Grace College in NAIA National Tournament

March 2, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The NAIA Division II National Tournament pairings were announced Wednesday evening. Continue Reading