- Train hauling crude from ND oil patch derails, catches fire Updated: May-06-15 8:20 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A train that derailed and caught fire early Wednesday in rural North Dakota was hauling crude from the state's oil patch, raising questions about whether new state standards intended to reduce the volatility of such shipments are sufficient.
- Jury again doesn't reach verdict in Jamaican lottery scam Updated: May-06-15 7:28 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A federal jury in North Dakota has again not reached a decision in the case of a man accused in a Jamaican lottery scam.
- Bismarck, Lincoln residents asked to curb outdoor watering Updated: May-06-15 4:25 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Officials are asking residents of Bismarck and Lincoln to refrain from unnecessary outdoor watering amid construction at the water treatment plant.
- Bismarck homeowner holds suspected burglar at gunpoint Updated: May-05-15 8:37 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Bismarck police say a 60-year-old Bismarck man held a suspected burglar at gunpoint until officers could arrive.
- Valley City, Devils Lake students place 1st in state contest Updated: May-05-15 6:04 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Alex Wittenberg of Valley City and Dylan Moser of Devils Lake are the winners of North Dakota's 58th annual Know Your State competition.
- State-owned bank to build $17M campus if it brings in $125M Updated: May-02-15 5:05 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The Bank of North Dakota, the nation's only state-owned bank, will be allowed to build a $17 million financial services campus in Bismarck if it can make $125 million this year, the bank's president said.
- North Dakota zoos take precautions against bird flu Updated: May-01-15 8:19 am
MINOT, North Dakota - Many of the birds at Minot's Roosevelt Park Zoo won't be available for viewing when the zoo opens for the season Saturday, as officials take precautions against bird flu.
- State Higher Ed board taps Navy veteran as next chancellor Updated: Apr-30-15 8:43 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The State Board of Higher Education selected Mark Hagerott as the next chancellor of the North Dakota University System on Thursday.
- North Dakota boardings slump in March but still strong Updated: Apr-30-15 1:10 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota airline boardings have dropped for the first time in years and industry officials say slumping oil activity is a likely reason, though not the only one. They do not believe it is the start of a long-term trend.
- North Dakota Parks and Rec celebrating 50th anniversary Updated: Apr-30-15 2:29 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with 13 events.
- North Dakota GOP lawmaker defends sexting man from gay site Updated: Apr-29-15 9:05 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A North Dakota lawmaker who has voted against extending legal protections to gays and lesbians is defending his decision to send a graphic photo of himself to another user of a gay dating website, telling his hometown newspaper that he is gay and "that's what gay guys do on gay sites, don't they?"
- SpartanNash buying grocery chain in Bismarck-Mandan Updated: Apr-29-15 1:40 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Michigan-based SpartanNash Co. is buying more grocery stores in North Dakota.
- 3-year-old boy found wandering alone returned to mother Updated: Apr-29-15 8:16 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Bismarck police say a 3-year-old boy found wandering alone outside has been returned to his mother.
- State legislature fails to finish session in 77 days Updated: Apr-28-15 10:55 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's Legislature set a goal to adjourn Tuesday, but House and Senate negotiators failed to iron out differences in last-minute spending measures.
- North Dakota Legislature agrees to buy dinosaur mummy Updated: Apr-28-15 5:28 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The North Dakota Legislature has agreed to pay $1.5 million to keep Dakota the duckbilled dinosaur's permanent digs in Bismarck.
- ND OKs higher ed bill that caps tuition hikes at 2.5 percent Updated: Apr-28-15 1:35 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The North Dakota Legislature has passed a higher education bill that caps tuition raises at 2.5 percent for two years.
- Authorities ID Bismarck woman who died in rollover crash Updated: Apr-28-15 10:15 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The Highway Patrol has identified a Bismarck woman who died in a single-car rollover in Burleigh County.
- Bismarck woman accused of biting 2-year-old girl Updated: Apr-28-15 6:46 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A Bismarck woman faces charges on accusations she bit a 2-year-old girl under her care.
- North Dakota Democrats hire Robert Haider as new director Updated: Apr-27-15 12:06 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's Democratic Party has hired Burlington native Robert Haider as its new executive director.
- Williston Basin Petroleum Conference set in Canada this week Updated: Apr-27-15 2:34 am
WILLISTON, North Dakota - The Williston Basin Petroleum Conference is being held this week in Canada.
- North Dakota zoo taking steps to keep bird flu away Updated: Apr-26-15 10:19 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Employees at the Dakota Zoo in Bismarck are working to keep out of their facility the deadly virus that has rapidly spread among poultry in the Midwest.
- Creator of Scooby, Popeye bringing art exhibit to Bismarck Updated: Apr-25-15 10:52 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The man responsible for creating countless beloved cartoon characters is showcasing his work at an art exhibit in Bismarck.
- Woman arrested for pushing stroller while high on drugs Updated: Apr-24-15 8:32 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A Bismarck woman is facing a felony child neglect charge after allegedly pushing her 3-month-old baby in a stroller while under the influence of prescription drugs.
- Woman reports vehicle stolen during illegal drug transaction Updated: Apr-23-15 8:29 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A Bismarck woman whose vehicle was stolen told police it happened while she was trying to illegally buy drugs.
- Longtime ND lawmaker returns after suffering mild stroke Updated: Apr-22-15 4:55 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A longtime North Dakota lawmaker who missed two days of the session after suffering what was believed to be a mild stroke returned to a rousing reception in the House on Wednesday and joked about getting sick again to get such a response.