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DAPL Protest Response Cost for ND National Guard Almost $9 Million

The guard had spent more than 35,000 man hours at the protest from North Dakota and nine other states

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — North Dakota National Guard has racked up an impressive tally of man hours and money spent at the protest. The cost of the protest response for the guard is near $9 million. As of last week, the guard had spent more than 35,000 man hours at the protest. More than 1,200 Army and nearly 150…

ND House Passes Constitutional Carry Bill

The bills now go to the Senate floor for consideration

  BISMARCK, N.D. — The House has passed a package of gun-rights measures. One is the so-called “constitutional carry” bill that would allow most people 21 and older to carry concealed firearms without a permit. They also approved a measure that allows carrying a gun in church if the church allows it. Another measure approved would allow firearms in schools…

Alberta Man, Semi Driver Injured in Icy I-29 Crashes

Both drivers suffered minor injuries in two crashes on I-29

  HILLSBORO, N.D. — A man ended up in two feet of water north of Hillsboro late last night after losing control of his vehicle on an icy I-29. A highway patrol trooper says the 47-year-old man from Alberta, Canada was able to get his seat belt off but he wasn’t able to get out of the vehicle. Crews from…

North Dakota Sees Drop in Farms, Ranches in 2016

The number of small farms and ranches in terms of sales increased, while the number of large operations declined

  NORTH DAKOTA — The number of farms and ranches in North Dakota dropped slightly last year. The federal Agriculture Department estimates 29,800 agricultural operations in the state in 2016, down 200 from 2015. The number of small farms and ranches in terms of sales increased, while the number of large operations declined. Land in farms and ranches totaled 39.1…

Minot Air Force Base’s 5th Bomb Wing Honored

This is the second time the 5th Bomb Wing has been awarded the Omaha Trophy

  MINOT, N.D. — Minot Air Force Base’s 5th Bomb Wing has been honored by U.S. Strategic Command with an Omaha Trophy for the best strategic bomber wing. Every year, five outstanding wings are recognized for their work. This is the second time in three years that the 5th Bomb Wing has been awarded the Omaha Trophy. Senator Heidi Heitkamp…

UND’s Dyer Named Big Sky Player of the Week

Dyer averaged 25.5 points, 7 rebounds, 3.5 assists in two North Dakota WBB wins

OGDEN, Utah (UND Athletics) — University of North Dakota senior guard Makailah Dyer was named the Big Sky Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week Tuesday by league officials. The honor comes after a career-record performance in a pair of home wins to vault North Dakota into sole possession of first place in the conference with two weeks remaining. Dyer averaged 25.5…

UND’s Crandall Named Big Sky Player of the Week

Crandall averaged 18.5 points, 6 rebounds and 5.5 assists in two team wins

Ogden, Utah (UND Athletics) — Sophomore Geno Crandall picked up the first Big Sky Player of the Week award of his career on Monday in an announcement made by league officials. The 6-foot-3 point guard averaged 18.5 ppg, 6.0 rpg and 5.5 apg in a pair of road wins that vaulted the Fighting Hawks into first place in the Big Sky standings with…

HS Basketball Roundup: Kindred, Richland Advance to Region 1 Semifinal

Highlights from the Region 1 girls basketball tournament

Region 1 girls basketball tournament results: (1) Kindred, 67, (8) Hankinson, 40 (5) Richland, 59, (4) Enderlin, 56 (2) Oak Grove, 64, Northern Cass, 48 (3) Tri-State, 51, (6) Lisbon, 45 CORRECTION: At the 1:38 mark in the video, the Enderlin player is incorrectly identified at Harmony Burns. The player is actually Jacquelyn McCleary.   Categories: High School, Top Sports…

Looking to Get Away? When to Book to Get the Best Deal

It's that time of the year where people are itching to escape the cold temperatures

FARGO, N.D. — It’s that time of the year when people want to escape the snow and embrace the beach. If you booked to travel after January, you found a good deal. Whether it’s a church mission… “We went to Honduras,” said Debby. …or, seeing family… “Newbrunsville, Texas,” said Dale, a traveler from Moorhead. …or going back to the place…

Governor Burgum: The Potential Protest Disaster and Trying to Forgo His Salary

Part 2 of 2: Our Interview With North Dakota's Republican Governor

FARGO, N.D. — We sat down with Governor Doug Burgum last Friday to talk about the issues of the day including DAPL, the budget and his efforts to forgo his salary. TJ Nelson: I did see something on social media where some papers were given to people out there to tell them the order has been issued? Governor Doug Burgum:…