Latest North Dakota News

McFarland interception preserves Idaho State's 25-21 win

Sep. 22, 2018 9:26 PM EDT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Defensive back Christian McFarland picked off a North Dakota pass late in the game, sealing a 25-21 win for Idaho State on Saturday afternoon. North Dakota, trailing by three, was threatening deep in Bengals territory with just over a minute to play when McFarland intercepted Nate...

2 TD passes, 2 rushing for Stick in NDSU's 38-10 win

Sep. 22, 2018 5:31 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Easton Stick passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more and North Dakota State got off to a quick start on its way to a 38-10 win over Delaware on Saturday. Stick had both of his rushing scores and one of his touchdown passes — an 18-yarder to Bruce Anderson — in the...

North Dakota Senate candidate: Kavanaugh allegation 'absurd'

Sep. 22, 2018 3:39 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Republican Senate candidate Kevin Cramer said a sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is "even more absurd" than Anita Hill's 1991 sexual harassment allegations against Clarence Thomas because Kavanaugh and his accuser were teenagers who...

The Latest: Cramer seeks to clarify Kavanaugh comments

Sep. 22, 2018 3:16 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on Republican Senate candidate Kevin Cramer's comments on an allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Republican Senate candidate Kevin Cramer of North Dakota is seeking to clarify comments he made about a sexual assault...

Dakota Access pipeline developer defends racketeering claims

Sep. 20, 2018 4:15 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The company that built the Dakota Access oil pipeline says environmental group Greenpeace should be held legally accountable for violating federal racketeering laws. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners sued Greenpeace and two other groups for up to $1 billion last year, arguing they...

Prosecutor: Suspect tied rope around neck of slain woman

Sep. 19, 2018 6:16 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota man accused of helping to kill a pregnant woman tightened a rope around her neck after his girlfriend sliced the baby from the victim's womb, a prosecutor said Wednesday, later suggesting the girlfriend couldn't have restrained the mom-to-be alone. William Hoehn is charged...

Massive 2013 oil spill in North Dakota finally cleaned up

Sep. 19, 2018 5:10 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Five years and almost $100 million later, cleanup is complete on a massive oil pipeline leak in North Dakota that has been called one of the biggest onshore spills in U.S. history, industry and state officials said Wednesday. The spill by Tesoro, now known as Andeavor, was found by a...

The Latest: Prosecutor: Man helped kill pregnant Fargo woman

Sep. 19, 2018 12:36 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man charged in the killing of a pregnant North Dakota woman (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A prosecutor says a man accused in the death of a North Dakota woman who bled to death when her baby was cut from her womb helped finish the crime. William Hoehn charged...

North Dakota regulators discuss refinery near national park

Sep. 17, 2018 5:29 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Public Service Commission on Monday discussed an administrative law judge's recommendation that regulators dismiss a challenge to the location of an oil refinery being developed near Theodore Roosevelt National Park, with one commissioner indicating she'll likely vote...

2nd trial in case that shined light on missing Native women

Sep. 16, 2018 11:39 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A second suspect in the killing of a North Dakota woman whose baby was cut from her womb will stand trial this week, more than a year after her disappearance transfixed the state and shined a light on what advocates call oft-overlooked violence against Native American women. Samantha...