Refinery near national park avoids potential big roadblock

U.S. 10/10/18, 09:59

North Dakota regulators decided Wednesday that they don't have authority to wade into a dispute over the site of an oil refinery being developed near Theodore Roosevelt National Park, eliminating a potential big roadblock for the $800 million project.The 3-0 vote by the Public Service Commission was based on a ...

Pot legalization advocates seek foothold in Midwest states

U.S. 10/09/18, 05:26

Backers of broad marijuana legalization are looking to break through a geographic barrier in November and get their first foothold in the Midwest after a string of election victories in Northeastern and Western states.Michigan and North Dakota, where voters previously authorized medical marijuana, will decide now if the drug should ...

Judge’s ruling may remove roadblock to oil refinery

U.S. 10/04/18, 11:06

A North Dakota judge has finalized his recent conclusion that state regulators don't have a say in the site of an $800 million oil refinery being developed near Theodore Roosevelt National Park, potentially clearing a major roadblock for the project.An attorney for one of the environmental groups challenging the project ...

Environmental groups question refinery near national park

U.S. 10/02/18, 14:43

Environmental groups opposing the site of an oil refinery being developed near Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota want a judge to reconsider his recent recommendation that state regulators dismiss the groups' challenge.Administrative Law Judge Patrick Ward in a nonbinding ruling last month said the Public Service Commission ...

Smallest North Dakota city to double in population _ to 4

Amazing 09/28/18, 13:13

North Dakota's smallest incorporated city was on the verge of dissolving after the death of its longtime mayor. But now it's rebounding, with expectations to double its population — from two residents to four.The McLean County community of Ruso was on the verge of disincorporation when its population dropped following ...

Jury deliberates in killing of pregnant North Dakota woman

U.S. 09/28/18, 08:03

A jury is reconvening for its first full day of deliberations in the trial of a North Dakota man accused in the killing of a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her womb.William Hoehn testifies Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, in District Court, in Fargo, N.D.,, during his trial for ...

North Dakota man denies helping to kill pregnant neighbor

U.S. 09/27/18, 12:02

A man accused in the death of a North Dakota woman whose baby was cut from her womb says his former girlfriend is responsible and that her claim he put a rope around the victim's neck is wrong.William Hoehn (hayn) is on trial for conspiracy to commit murder in the ...

Man who lost hand in sausage-making ordeal cut off own arm

U.S. 09/26/18, 13:28

A 69-year-old Vietnam vet who lost a hand after it got stuck in a meat mixer while he was making sausage at his North Dakota home says he had to slice off his left arm above the wrist with a butcher knife or risk bleeding to death.In his first public ...

Latest: Woman: Police missed body, baby in searches

U.S. 09/25/18, 13:37

The Latest on the trial of William Hoehn, who is charged with conspiracy in the killing of a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her womb (all times local):11:45 a.m.A North Dakota woman convicted of killing her pregnant neighbor by cutting the baby from her womb says police missed ...

Pregnant woman’s killer testifies against former boyfriend

U.S. 09/25/18, 12:34

A woman convicted of killing a pregnant North Dakota woman by cutting her baby from her womb is testifying in the trial of her former boyfriend.William Hoehn (hayn) is charged with conspiracy to commit murder in the August 2017 death of 22-year-old Savanna Greywind. Brooke Crews, who pleaded guilty earlier ...

North Dakota Senate candidate: Kavanaugh allegation ‘absurd’

U.S. 09/22/18, 12:04

North Dakota Republican Senate candidate Kevin Cramer says a sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is "even more absurd" than Anita Hill's 1991 sexual harassment allegation against Clarence Thomas.Cramer says that's because unlike Hill and Thomas, Kavanaugh and his accuser were teenagers who "evidently were drunk" when ...

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