Tag archive for ‘North Dakota’
By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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EEOC accuses health-care group of pregnancy discrimination

MINOT, N.D. (AP) - A federal agency is suing a North Dakota health-care provider for allegedly firing a pregnant employee instead of accommodating her pregnancy. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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North Dakota’s bill rises for oil pipeline protest costs

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's bill for policing protests of the Dakota Access pipeline continues to rise. The North Dakota Emergency Commission is set to borrow an additional $5 million Monday to cover law More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Fatal plane crash reported in northern Nebraska

AINSWORTH, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a pilot has perished in the crash of a plane in northern Nebraska. The plane took off Saturday morning from Ainsworth Regional Airport in Brown County, heading to North Dakota. More...

By admin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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In parched North Dakota, cloud-seeding irks some farmers

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - In the parched northern Plains, where the worst drought in decades has withered crops and forced some ranchers to begin selling off their herds, a cloud-seeding program aimed at making it rain More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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MDU to build natural gas pipeline to Doosan Bobcat factory

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Bismarck-based Montana Dakota Utilities is building a $13.8 million pipeline to provide natural gas to a South Korea-owned manufacturing facility in southeastern North Dakota. MDU says construction More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Drought in western North Dakota eases significantly

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Drought in western North Dakota has eased significantly over the past week. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor shows a reduction in extreme and exceptional drought from 19 percent to less than More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Texas trucker dies in crash in North Dakota oil patch

NEW ENGLAND, N.D. (AP) - A trucker from Texas is dead after a crash in the western North Dakota oil patch. The Highway Patrol says the 62-year-old man from Houston was hauling a load of pipe on state Highway 21 More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Rainfall impacts harvest but helps North Dakota farmers

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Rainfall over the past week in North Dakota halted or delayed harvest but was welcomed by drought-plagued farmers. The weekly crop report from the federal Agriculture Department says about half More...

By admin On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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2016 potato production drops 22 percent in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Potato production in North Dakota last year dropped 22 percent from 2015. The Agriculture Department says farmers in the state produced 21.6 million hundredweight of potatoes in 2016. A hundredweight More...

By admin On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Tribal leaders want action after North Dakota woman slain

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Tribal leaders in North Dakota are calling for action after a missing Fargo woman was later found killed. The United Tribes of North Dakota plan to send a letter to North Dakota's congressional More...