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Pipeline company says spill contained: Three Affiliated Tribes to take over investigation on leak into Missouri River

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANDAREE — The owner of a pipeline that is leaking near the Missouri River said Wednesday that the leak has been contained.
In a statement issued Wednesday, Crestwood Midstream Partners said an emergency response team has been on site and “worki…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Study to look at reservation sentencing disparity

March 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Dana Deegan is serving a 10-year sentence for placing her newborn son in a basket and abandoning him for two weeks, allowing him to die.
Deegan, who was 25 years old when her son died in 1998 death on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Study to look at reservation sentencing disparity

March 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Dana Deegan is serving a 10-year sentence for placing her newborn son in a basket and abandoning him for two weeks, allowing him to die.
Deegan, who was 25 years old when her son died in 1998 death on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man convicted of manslaughter in New Town stabbing

September 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Jurors in Bismarck have convicted a man of manslaughter for the stabbing death of another man on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. Continue Reading

New Town stabbing death trial goes to jury

September 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Federal jurors in Bismarck are deliberating the fate of a man accused of stabbing to death another man on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. Continue Reading

Search underway for man who apparently drowned

August 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINOT Authorities are searching for a man who apparently drowned in Lake Sakakawea in northwestern North Dakota. Continue Reading

New Town man sentenced in fatal drunken driving crash

June 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A New Town man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for a drunken driving crash that killed an 84-year-old woman. Continue Reading

House rejects oil tax restructuring measure

May 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK House legislators Wednesday rejected an oil tax reform bill that would have lowered the oil extraction tax, closed a tax loophole for low-producing wells and set up guidelines for a new tribal tax agreement. Continue Reading

Highway 22 construction project underway north of Mandaree

April 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A construction project began Friday on a segment of Highway 22 near Mandaree. Continue Reading

Tribes want change to ND oil tax agreement

April 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Tribal leaders are pressing lawmakers for a bigger cut of oil production taxes on the Fort Berthold Reservation in western North Dakota, saying the extra money is need to fund drilling impacts unforeseen when the tribes first signed the pact with the state five years ago. Continue Reading