North Dakota

2017 NCAA hockey tournament scores and bracket: Top seeds advance in day one thrillers

Harvard, Boston University and Minnesota-Duluth are all moving on.<p>Boston University and Minnesota-Duluth must be exhausted.<p>Both top dogs in the NCAA Hockey tournament East Regional advanced in the first round on Friday, but both of their opponents pushed them to the limit.<p>Let’s recap the first day …

Sports

Which US States Produce the Most Shale Oil?

While fracking unlocked an unimaginable supply of shale gas and oil, the boom in oil wells is heavily concentrated in just four U.S. states.<p>Believe …

Oil

North Dakotans governor approves concealed guns without permits

North Dakotans will no longer need a permit to carry a concealed weapon after Republican Governor Doug Burgum signed legislation lifting …

Gun Rights

Wild’s struggles continue with loss to lowly Canucks

<b>ST. PAUL, Minn. —</b> Brock Boeser’s college career ended in crushing fashion on Friday night. Scoring in his NHL debut the next day in front of his …

Sports

BOHANON & STYRING: The economics of immigrating illegally are alluring

In the first month of the new administration, border apprehensions of would-be illegals were down 40 percent. Reaction to this news has been …

Immigration

Earlier start to pheasant season could boost local economies

Some say an earlier start to the pheasant season could add a boost to local economies in areas where pheasant hunting is big business.<p>A new law …

Local Economies

The GOP Is Better Locally Than Nationally

North Dakota has quietly passed “constitutional carry”:<p>BISMARCK, N.D. – Governor Doug Burgum today signed legislation allowing law-abiding citizens …

Conservative POV

Canucks sign Brock Boeser; who will make his NHL debut today

Less than 24 hours after being eliminated from the NCAA regional playoffs, the Canucks have signed 2015 1st round pick Brock Boeser to a three year …

Vancouver Canucks

NCAA star Brock Boeser scores game-winner in Canucks’ debut

Less than 24 hours after his NCAA hockey career ended, Brock Boeser scored his first goal in the National Hockey League.<p>A game-winner, no less.<p>The …

Vancouver Canucks

December North Dakota Oil Spill More Than 100 Times Larger Than Initial Estimate: Report

With 530,000 gallons of oil believed to have leaked, it appears to be one of the biggest spills in state history.<p>A crude oil spill in western North Dakota in December is now believed to have leaked about 530,000 gallons of oil, much larger than initially anticipated, according to an Associated …

Pipelines

North Dakota newest state to pass law allowing concealed carry without a permit

According to CBS News, the state of North Dakota has recently passed a law that allows residents to carry a concealed firearm without a license.<p>The bill, signed into law on Thursday by Republican Gov. Doug Burgum, will allow residents 18 years or older to carry a sidearm with them so long as they …

Gun Rights

Crosby is ‘just the opposite’ of a whiner, says Sullivan

Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk had plenty to say about Sidney Crosby, essentially calling the Penguins star a “whiner” the following morning …

NHL

North Dakota's US lawmakers support Keystone XL permit

Members of North Dakota's congressional delegation say they support the Trump administration's approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.<p>Republican …

Environment

NCAA hockey tournament 2017 live stream: Times, TV schedule, and how to watch Friday's games online

Your favorite college hockey tournament starts with a heavyweight matchup.<p>The first day of the 2017 NCAA men’s Division I hockey tournament is upon us, with Friday hosting the opening slate of games.<p>The biggest matchup of the lot — and the first of the tournament no less — features last year’s …

Sports

Trump Administration Approves Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline

Four days after his inauguration, Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at reviewing the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access …

Corporate Sustainability

Hiring rises in 11 US states last month, gains widely spread

Hiring picked up in 11 states last month compared with January and was mostly unchanged in the other 39, as stronger U.S. job gains benefited most of …

Rust Belt

DI Men's Hockey: Boston University edges North Dakota in 2OT

Boston University

White supremacist's church burns down in North Dakota

<b>A fire that destroyed a church owned by a well-known white supremacist in a small US town is under investigation.</b><p>The place of worship in Nome, North Dakota, was recently purchased by Craig Cobb, who tried to set up a whites-only enclave in another part of the state.<p>The blaze was reported on …

White Supremacy

Fire razes North Dakota church owned by white supremacist to the ground

Neo-nazi Craig Cobb moved to North Dakota to found a white supremacist community.<p>A church in North Dakota owned by white supremacist Craig Cobb was …

Racism

Lawmakers reject plan to expand casinos in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Republicans who control the North Dakota House rejected their leader's plan Thursday to more than double the number of casinos in the state, a push some lawmakers viewed as a threat of payback against American Indian tribes for protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline.<p>Under …

Government

The Sweet 16

We put the best of the best uniforms in college sports head-to-head in the first ever Campus Insiders uniform tournament.<p>It only felt appropriate to …

College Basketball

Avs Prospects Playoff Preview

As the season is winding to a close, most of the Avalanche prospects are entering the playoff phase of their year. Here's a look at where each stand …

NHL

America's Biggest Gainer: Dakota Access Pipeline Billionaire Nearly Triples Net Worth

Kelcy Warren, chief executive of the firm behind the contentious Dakota Access Pipeline, has made plenty of enemies of late. Investors, apparently, are not among them.<p>In the 12 months ending February 17, when rankings for the 2017 Forbes Billionaires list were finalized, Warren added $2.8 billion …

Wealth

North Dakota’s Endless Parking Meter War Splits a Family

One farmer fought battle after battle to ban the machines. Now, 70 years later, two of his ancestors stand on opposite sides of the great parking debate.<p>Time is ticking on a law that has kept parking meters off of North Dakota’s streets for seven decades.<p>North Dakota is the only state in the Union …

NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament Preview

With the Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament set to begin in the coming days, we preview each region of the bracket.<p>It’s the best time of the year …

College Basketball

The Latest: South Dakota confirms oil pipeline vandalism

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the Dakota Access oil pipeline (all times local):<p>11:30 a.m.<p>Authorities have confirmed an incident of vandalism against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in South Dakota.<p>Pipeline developer Energy Transfer Partners said in court documents Monday that there have been …

Pipelines

NI Holdings - Bet The Farm On This Crop Insurer

NI Holdings is trading at 60% of book value despite being the largest domestic property and casualty insurer in North Dakota and scoring an “A” …

Stocks

Senator: Insurance will not pay taxes in horse betting case

A state senator from Fargo says the North Dakota Insurance Reserve Fund will not pay a claim from the founder of a former horse racing betting …

Taxes

Oil could flow through Dakota Access ‘sometime this week,’ company says

Oil could begin flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline “sometime this week,” the company’s developers said in a court filing Monday night.<p>The …

Pipelines

Eight first-round picks dot NCAA hockey tournament

Boston University's starting goaltender is freshman Jake Oettinger, who is No. 3 on NHL Central Scouting's midterm ranking of North American goalies …

NHL