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Turtle Mountain death prompts manhunt, lockdowns

November 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

BELCOURT — A widespread search for two suspects in a fatal shooting in Belcourt early Wednesday was called off by noon, apparently because law enforcement authorities were certain of the location of the suspects and the safety of the public, accord…continue reading on

Turtle Mountain tribe seeks state help with popular Jack Rabbit Road

November 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Officials from the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa approached state lawmakers on Monday about helping the tribe find money to rebuild a popular road that serves eight schools but is becoming a safety hazard.
Built in 1976-77, Jack Rabb…continue reading on

North Dakota regulators bow out of tribal electric dispute

June 14, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) North Dakota regulators concluded Thursday that they lack authority to intervene in a dispute about which of two utilities will supply electricity to a tribal casino on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation. Continue Reading

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4th Person Sentenced in Turtle Mountain Stolen Pain Pills Case

August 30, 2011 in WDAZ

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) A fourth person has been sentenced in a case that involved thousands of painkillers stolen from an American Indian hospital on the Turtle Mountain reservation in North Dakota.
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N.D. receives $950,000 in youth suicide prevention grants

July 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

In a joint statement, Sens. Kent Conrad and John Hoeven and Rep. Rick Berg said the rate of youth suicide in the American Indian community is “staggering.” The grants were awarded by the Department of Health and Human Services. Continue Reading

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