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BLM ends Bundy standoff: Agency releases herd after protests in Nevada

April 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BUNKERVILLE, Nev. — U.S. officials ended a stand-off with hundreds of armed protesters in the Nevada desert on Saturday, calling off the government’s roundup of cattle it said were illegally grazing on federal land and giving about 300 animals ba…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Watford City man hired gunman, investigators say

January 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A Watford City man linked to a suspected murder-for-hire scheme in Washington state was ordered held without bail Tuesday after the judge heard that he threatened several people and told authorities his arrest put others in danger becaus…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dakotas, Texas and Nevada sue EPA

September 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Nevada are suing the Environmental Protection Agency, alleging it has failed to determine the states’ compliance with a new federal clean air requirement that limits sulfur dioxide emissions. Continue Reading

Dickinson’s Fisher Industries nears completion of $393M Nev. interstate

July 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Fisher Industries of Dickinson is near completion of the Interstate 580 extension, the largest project ever awarded by the Nevada Department of Transportation. Continue Reading

Feds award grant to overhaul health insurance markets to Minnesota, 9 other states

February 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Seven of them Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania have either adopted a plan or are making substantial headway. But a recent Associated Press analysis found uneven progress among states setting up the new insurance exchanges, a linchpin of the law. In two states announced today Kentucky and Tennessee it’s not clear whether policymakers will follow through. In Arkansas, officials concede that Washington will have to take the lead. Continue Reading

Gingrich says he’s staying in GOP race

February 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Defeated in the Nevada caucuses, Newt Gingrich brushed aside all talk of quitting the Republican presidential race and said he hopes a series of victories will enable him to catch up with front-runner Mitt Romney by the Texas primary in early April. Continue Reading

Romney cruises to victory in Nev.

February 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney cruised to a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses Saturday night, notching a second straight triumph over a field of rivals suddenly struggling to keep pace.
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Romney rolls to easy win in Nevada GOP caucuses

February 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney cruised to victory in the Nevada caucuses Saturday night, notching a second straight triumph over a field of rivals suddenly struggling to keep pace. Continue Reading

Mitt Romney takes early lead in early returns

February 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LAS VEGAS (AP) Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has grabbed the early lead over former House Speaker Newt Gingrich in returns from the first of Nevada’s 17 counties county to report in the state’s Republican presidential caucuses. Texas Rep. Ron Paul and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum trail. Continue Reading

Paul says western states in best position to resolve land managment issues

February 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul is railing against the federal government’s influence in the West, saying that states are in the best position to resolve conflicts over the management of wild horses and roads on public lands. Continue Reading