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Pipeline protest site a city unto itself with school, meals

pipeline protest site, Dakota Access, teepee school

NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — Tribal flags, horses, tents, hand-built shelters and teepees dominate one of the biggest, newest communities in North Dakota, built in a valley on federal land near the confluence of the Missouri and Cannonball rivers. It’s a semi-permanent, sprawling gathering with a new school for dozens of children and an increasingly organized ...

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Wisconsin guard, tribal member Koenig joins pipeline protest

Dakota Access, Energy Transfer Partners

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A proud Ho-Chunk Nation member, Bronson Koenig has been speaking out about his Native American heritage since his freshman year at the University of Wisconsin, long before public displays of social consciousness by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, soccer player Megan Rapinoe and other NFL players. Like Kaepernick, the senior point guard believes it’s time to put ...

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Firefighters battle several blazes in southern North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — Grass fires fanned by strong winds in the Dakotas destroyed homes, shut down highways and prompted the evacuation of a small town on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation over the weekend, and the gusty weather was forecast to continue Monday. The fires were contained Sunday and no injuries were immediately reported. Several cities in the two states ...

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Conditions prompt North Dakota governor to declare emergency

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Jack Dalrymple has declared a fire emergency as wildfires continue to flare up around North Dakota. Dry conditions, unseasonably high temperatures and strong winds have led to several grass fires this week. The National Weather Service has issued red flag warnings for the entire southern portion of the state to alert residents that conditions are ideal ...

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Oil, Obama, abortion, ag make news in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — Energy development, cold weather and the abortion debate dominated much of the news in North Dakota in 2014, but the state also saw some unusual stories. OIL BOOM State oil production in hit new milestones in 2014, reaching an average of 1 million barrels daily and topping a total of 1 billion barrels in the Bakken shale ...

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ND school to get iPads for every student


WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota elementary school is getting technology resources through the White House’s ConnectEd program. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says every student at Cannon Ball Elementary School will receive an iPad. Every teacher and administrator will get an iPad or a Mac computer. In related news, High school grads to get free ride at ND college. Cannon ...

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