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Trolls Force Artist to Cancel a Planned Greta Thunberg Mural in North Dakota

Drama is afoot in the capital of North Dakota. The state is the site of both the famous Standing Rock protests of 2016 and some of the country’s greatest crude oil reserves. And it was going to be home to one amazing mural of 17-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg in Bismarck, North Dakota until a whole bunch of…Read more...
Tags: Art, Photography, Science, North Dakota, Bismarck North Dakota, Greta Thunberg, Greta The Great


He Took Up Arms Against Liberalism: J. Gresham Machen (1881–1937)

On New Year’s Eve, 1936, in a Roman Catholic hospital in Bismarck, North Dakota, J. Gresham Machen was one day away from death at the age of 55. It was Christmas break at Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia, where he taught New Testament. His colleagues had said he looked “deadly tired” at the end of the term. But instead of resting, he had taken the train from Philadelphia to the 20-below-zero winds of North Dakota to preach in a few Presbyterian churches at the request of pastor Samuel Allen....
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Man charged in politically motivated road rage incident

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — A North Dakota man has been charged in Minnesota with allegedly showing a handgun to another driver during a road rage fit over a political bumper sticker on her vehicle. KFGO radio reports that 27-year-old Joseph Schumacher, of Bismarck, North Dakota, was charged Wednesday with carrying weapons without a permit, the […]
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The Status of Mule Deer Herds – Then and Now

Author’s Note: Longtime, avid hunter Marshall Johnson of Bismarck, North Dakota, is the senior regional director for the Mule Deer Foundation that restores, improves and protects mule deer habitat, including land and easement acquisitions, and develops programs that help mule deer and black-tailed deer conservation. The Status of Mule Deer Herds – Then and Now USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Mule deer and black-tailed deer live throughout western North America from the coastal islands of Alaska down ...
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3 killed when air ambulance crashes in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An air ambulance on its way to pick up a patient crashed not long after taking off from Bismarck, North Dakota, killing all three people on board, officials said. The twin-engine Bismarck Air Medical airplane took off about 10:30 p.m. Sunday and crashed shortly after in a field about 20 miles […]
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Standing Rock activist faces prison after officer shot him in the face

Marcus Mitchell, who was severely injured when a bean bag pellet entered his eye socket, was charged with trespassing after protestWarning: this article contains graphic imagesMarcus Mitchell lay facedown on the snowy North Dakota prairie, blood pouring through the gaping wound on the left side of his face. It was just past midnight on 19 January 2017, and a Morton county sheriff’s deputy had just shot the 21-year-old activist with a bean bag pellet amid a demonstration near the Standing Rock Si...
Tags: US news, North Dakota, Mitchell, Bismarck North Dakota, Sanford, Marcus Mitchell, Standing Rock Sioux, Dakota Access, Dakota Access Pipeline, Morton County


Trump says Russia investigation is ‘really unfair for our midterms’

By KEN THOMAS and DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Associated Press FARGO, N.D. — President Donald Trump said Friday that the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential is not only bad for the country, “it’s really unfair for our midterms.” Trump also said special counsel Robert Mueller should have wrapped up the inquiry a “long time ago.” Asked about the investigation, which he has repeatedly denounced as a “witch hunt,” Trump reiterated to reporters that there was no collusio...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Montana, Washington, Senate, White House, Russia, Sport, Soccer, Gop, North Dakota, Fox News, Republican, Air Force


A North Dakota city wants to buy AR-15 rifles for its school resource officers

Police in Bismarck, North Dakota, want to put AR-15 rifles in some schools so school resource officers can respond more quickly in the event of an active shooter.
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Police request funds for AR-15s in North Dakota city schools

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Police in Bismarck, North Dakota, are requesting funding in the city’s 2019 budget for equipment including AR-15 rifles for school resource officers. The Bismarck Tribune reports that Bismarck Public Schools and the Bismarck Police Department are sharing the cost of purchasing nearly $26,000 worth of AR-15s, gun safes, additional bulletproof vests […]
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Some GOP Farm State Lawmakers Won’t Embrace Trade Relief Program For Farmers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will provide $12 billion in emergency relief to ease the pain of American farmers slammed by President Donald Trump’s escalating trade disputes with China and other countries. However, some farm-state Republicans quickly dismissed the plan, declaring Tuesday that farmers want markets for their crops, not payoffs for lost sales and lower prices. The Agriculture Department said it would tap an existing program to provide billions in direct payment...
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National Wild Turkey Federation, Union Sportsmen’s Alliance Join Forces

National Wild Turkey Federation, Union Sportsmen’s Alliance Join Forces : (left to right) Forrest Parker, USA director of conservation and community outreach, and Ross Melinchuk, NWTF vice president of conservation. EDGEFIELD, S.C. – -(Ammoland.com)- The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and National Wild Turkey Federation signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding today pledging cooperation on a variety of efforts benefiting conservation and the preservation of North America’s outdoor heritage.Fi...
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Western North Dakota seeks to increase workforce

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Workforce recruiting has moved to the forefront in western North Dakota's oil industry, according to petroleum experts.The annual Williston Basin Petroleum Conference began Tuesday in Bismarck. North Dakota... [Author: [email protected]]
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Report Reveals the Best Cities for Hispanic Entrepreneurs in 2018

After comparing 182 U.S. cities across 23 key metrics, WalletHub has released its 2018 Best Cities for Hispanic Entrepreneurs report. WalletHub created the list by looking at cities that were business friendly to Hispanics. But the report also looked at the purchasing power of the Hispanic populations in those cities. The vast majority of more than 4.37 million Hispanic-owned companies in the U.S. are classified as small businesses. And when these entrepreneurs establish or expand their busines...
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In ND Senate race, Democrat Heitkamp takes GOP tone on taxes

BISMARCK, North Dakota (AP) — Heidi Heitkamp is a Democratic senator, fighting for re-election in deeply Republican North Dakota. In the midst of her fight, she sometimes sounds more like a 2011-era Republican than she does her Democratic colleagues. One big example is the tax legislation that Congress recently passed. Fellow Democrats tend to blast […]
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GOP struggles to woo candidates in states where Trump won

BISMARCK, North Dakota (AP) — Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota got a hard sell last week from President Donald Trump, who gave Cramer and his wife a personal tour of the West Wing and used the gilded luster of the newly renovated Oval Office to entreat Cramer to challenge popular Democratic Sen. Heidi […]
Tags: News, Gop, North Dakota, Donald Trump, Trump, Bismarck North Dakota, Oval Office, Cramer, Kevin Cramer, Nation & World Politics, Democratic Sen Heidi


North Dakota man’s death may have been from exposure to cold

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Police in Bismarck, North Dakota say a man whose body was found near the Missouri River may have died as a result of exposure to extreme cold. Lt. Luke Gardiner says the 52-year-old man’s body was found at about 8:30 a.m. Saturday near a dry-docked river boat beneath the Interstate 94 […]
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On Trump turf, GOP still seeks North Dakota Senate candidate

BISMARCK, North Dakota (AP) — In North Dakota, where Donald Trump won in a landslide last year, Republicans’ lone Senate candidate is a little-known state lawmaker — and potato farmer — from a remote small town closer to the Canadian border than the state capital. While established Republicans and business leaders in other states Trump […]
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Miss America: The COVER/LINE interview

The city of Bismarck, North Dakota, declared November 4 "Miss America 2018 Cara Mund" Day to honor Mund, who became the state's first Miss America in September.
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Eagles quarterback Wentz glad he could inspire Miss America

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz says it’s cool that the winner of the Miss America contest credits him with inspiring her. Wentz graduated from Bismarck, North Dakota’s Century High School one year ahead of Miss America Cara (KAHR’-uh) Mund. Mund said after winning the title Sunday that “if Carson Wentz can do […]
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Newest Miss America Unafraid Of Trump Pushback After Crossing Him On Climate

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Cara Mund is not worried that she may begin her year-long reign as Miss America by starting a Twitter war with the nation’s Tweeter-In-Chief. The 23-year-old Miss North Dakota won the crown Sunday night in Atlantic City after saying in an onstage interview that President Donald Trump was wrong to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord. Mund topped a field of 51 contestants to win in the New Jersey seaside resort, where most of the 97 Miss Americas have ...
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Mesmerizing video of newly categorized type of cloud

A few days ago in North Dakota, storm chaser Mike Olbinski made this absolutely incredible time-lapse video of undulatus asperatus clouds. This class of cloud is the first cloud category added to the International Cloud Atlas since 1951. Olbinski writes: We were chasing northeast of Bismarck, North Dakota and as storms were dying out, we decided to go for a lone cell on the backside of a line of storms. We knew it had a hail core on it and we were hoping that we might get some nice sunset ...
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8 more Jamaican lottery scam suspects appear in US court

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Eight more people have been extradited from Jamaica to face charges in the U.S. in what authorities say is a multimillion-dollar lottery scam that victimized dozens of Americans. The eight suspects appeared Thursday in federal court in Bismarck, North Dakota. Four pleaded not guilty. Four didn’t enter pleas because their public […]
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In Bismarck, One Refugee Resettlement Office Grapples With Trump's Order

Turdukan Tostokova was putting the finishing touches on creating new homes in America for two sets of elderly Iraqi refugees scheduled to arrive tomorrow. She'd been planning for months for their arrival in Bismarck, North Dakota. She had their rent checks ready to hand over to landlords and was preparing the final details before their arrival. “I was going to go buy beds today. I was going to buy food tomorrow morning. Everything was planned," Tostokova, a site supervisor for the refugee reset...
Tags: News, America, Libya, Donald Trump, Trump, Lauren Fox, Bismarck North Dakota, TPM, Lutheran Social Services


Trump's Carbon-Obsessed Energy Policy And The Planetary Nightmare To Come

Drowning the World in Oil Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com Scroll through Donald Trump’s campaign promises or listen to his speeches and you could easily conclude that his energy policy consists of little more than a wish list drawn up by the major fossil fuel companies: lift environmental restrictions on oil and natural gas extraction, build the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, open more federal lands to drilling, withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, kill Obama’s Clean Power...
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Meet the Brave, Audacious, Astonishing Women Who Built the Standing Rock Movement 

BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA—In April, Joye Braun left her home in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, and moved—first into a tipi, then into a yurt. She’s rarely returned home since. You would expect her to sound exhausted, but on a recent December day, with freezing, punishing winds whipping across the plains and snowdrifts piling…Read more...
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I needed to see for myself what’s going on at Standing Rock. Here’s what I found.

Photo by author CANNON BALL, NORTH DAKOTA — Pulling into Oceti Sakowin camp after just after dark, the scene resembles an apocalyptic Burning Man, but instead of being welcomed by a dusty, bearded hippie in a banana hammock, my greeter is a young indigenous security guard with a tear drop tattoo who kindly informs me that firearms, alcohol, and drugs are not permitted in camp. The aura is surreal: headlights cutting the dusty air as cars circle in indistinct patterns. The distinct whirr of chai...
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Pipeline Anarchy – Trump’s Win has Fueled Theft and Destruction in North Dakota

Keystone XL Pipeline Paul Driessen U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Is this to be our future? Last week’s elections will soon end autocratic rule via executive fiat, the war on coal and hydrocarbons, IRS agents targeting conservative groups, government SWAT teams invading businesses and homes, and numerous other Abuses and Usurpations.But now we’re getting leftist anarchy and riots – with mindless, incoherent radicals smashing Portland storefronts, beating a Chicago motorist, and pummeling a ninth...
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Giving Thanks and Honoring Commitments: AmeriCorps VISTA's Work with Tribal Nations

As Americans gather to give thanks, it is a most appropriate time to thank those who were here first - our country's Native American citizens. We have all heard the stories of the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag, who, as a sovereign nation within these United States, still reside in Massachusetts as one of 567 federally recognized tribes. We owe each one of them an apology for not honoring our treaty commitments and a debt of gratitude for their hospitality over the centur...
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Hear the Brilliant Guitar Work of Charlie Christian, Inventor of the Electric Guitar Solo (1939)

On a recent visit to Seattle’s Museum of Popular Culture (formerly EMP), I found myself transfixed for well over an hour by the Guitar Gallery, a veritable shrine for guitar players, with “55 vintage, world changing guitars from the 1770s to the present.” In addition to illustrating a few hundred years of music history, the exhibit represents the slow development of the electric guitar, and the many ungainly stages in-between. What we learn in studying the history is that guitar innovati...
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Wounded Knee '73 was Indians Against Indians

Notes from Indian Country By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji - Stands Up For Them) In the past few weeks I have heard some of our young people say that the peaceful protests up on the Standing Rock Reservation that are attempting to stop the construction of the pipeline are just like the protests at Wounded Knee. WRONG! It is apparent that some of them have learned their history of Wounded Knee 1973 from oral propaganda and have not bothered to read all of the books, pro and con, discussing those days...
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