BISMARCK — The state Board of Higher Education approved a one-year contract extension for North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani after meeting in closed session for more than two hours Wednesday, Nov. 16.
BISMARCK — Number crunchers, lawmakers and industry reps working on North Dakota's tax revenue outlook for the next two years took a cautious approach Thursday, scaling back earlier predictions for oil activity and prices to avoid a potential repeat of the state's current budget woes. The assumptions adopted by the Advisory Council on Revenue Forecasting on Thursday will be used to prepare the revenue forecast for the 2017-19 biennium.
NEAR CANNON BALL, N.D. — Military helicopters with water buckets were used to extinguish a grass fire that started overnight west of the main camp where Dakota Access Pipeline opponents are staying. People at the Oceti Sakowin camp said the fire started around 1:30 a.m. or 2 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, on a hill across Highway 1806 from the camp entrance. The fire spread to the northwest, away from camp that is just north of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.
BISMARCK — Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II is calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to intervene in the increasingly tense situation unfolding between law enforcement and protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline after 127 people were arrested over the weekend.
BISMARCK – U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer says a tour Thursday, Oct. 20, of a controversial segment of the Dakota Access Pipeline route where tribal officials claim sacred sites were desecrated should give the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers the confidence it needs to issue the final easement for the four-state oil pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe.
MANDAN, N.D. — Actress Shailene Woodley has pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanors for her role in an Oct. 10 protest at a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site in southcentral North Dakota.
BISMARCK —The Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council has voted to set aside tribally owned land for Dakota Access Pipeline protesters to relocate from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers land in southern Morton County, but Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II stopped short of saying the tribe is moving the existing camp.
ST. ANTHONY, N.D. – Authorities arrested Hollywood actress Shailene Woodley and 26 other protesters at two Dakota Access construction sites in Morton County on Monday, Oct. 10, as pipeline opponents vowed to keep disrupting the project after an appeals court ruling Sunday that allows work to resume on a 20-mile stretch west of Lake Oahe.
ST. ANTHONY, N.D. — A large contingent of law enforcement responded Monday morning, Oct. 10, to protests at two Dakota Access Pipeline construction sites in the St. Anthony area south of Mandan.
BISMARCK — Despite delays caused by protesters, the North Dakota leg of the four-state Dakota Access Pipeline was 87 percent complete at the end of September, up from 68 percent in August, according to the monthly construction report filed with the state Public Service Commission late Wednesday, Oct. 5.