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Elders back tribal chairman, call attorney insubordinate

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW TOWN — Tribal elders here defended Chairman Tex Hall on Thursday and requested the tribal attorney be suspended for what they called unethical behavior and insubordination toward the chairman.
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Elders Organizatio…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Montana man arrested on sex charges in New Town

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW TOWN – A Montana man accused of having sex with a minor while he worked as a counselor in Billings was arrested Friday in New Town.

Brad Douglas Johnson, 36, of Laurel, Mont., was wanted on two counts of felony sexual intercourse without con…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Montana man arrested on sex charges in New Town

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW TOWN – A Montana man accused of having sex with a minor while he worked as a counselor in Billings was arrested Friday in New Town.

Brad Douglas Johnson, 36, of Laurel, Mont., was wanted on two counts of felony sexual intercourse without con…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Shutdown would slow oil development on reservation

September 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON – A federal government shutdown would further stall oil development on federal lands in North Dakota and would stop oil and gas management activities on the Fort Berthold Reservation. Continue Reading

Murder suspect on trial in ND reservation slaying

September 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A man on trial in the slaying of another man on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation wants jurors to find that he acted in self-defense. Continue Reading

ND oil patch clean-up effort to begin in New Town

April 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The North Dakota Petroleum Council’s so-called Pick Up the Patch is slated to begin Tuesday in New Town. Continue Reading

Feds OK tribal refinery: Work could begin as early as next spring

October 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

NEW TOWN Plans for an oil refinery on the Fort Berthold Reservation, the first major refinery to be built in the United States in more than 30 years, cleared a milestone Wednesday. Continue Reading

ND tribal refinery get final permit approval

June 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Three Affiliated Tribes has received the final permit approval for its plan to build an oil refinery on the Fort Berthold Reservation in northwest North Dakota. Continue Reading

N.D. tribe gets tough on improper oil waste disposal

August 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The tribe has implemented fines that start at a few thousand dollars and progress to a million dollars. Companies that refuse to pay or have repeated violations could lose their license to do business on the reservation. Continue Reading

COLUMNIST DORREEN YELLOW BIRD: Western N.D.’s highways desperately need work

July 13, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The state and BIA roads are not equipped to take on the kind of traffic they are experiencing. I am not exaggerating when I say you can almost put a car in some of the holes on Highway 22. The highway people cover the holes with gravel, but that’s only just a little better than the hole itself. Continue Reading