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Bookmobile brings library to rural communities across the region
Bismarck, Burleigh law enforcement, legal heads stepping down
Back-pats and hard truths: Eight Minnesota teens take polite gun-control pitches, not protests, to the Capitol
The Amazon HQ2 scramble: Minnesota's failed bid, in 3 short chapters
Downtown Fargo parade grows with each coming St. Patrick's Day
COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY: Without Minnesota, North Dakota, NCAA field lacks some of college hockey's blue bloods
Harden, Rockets hold off Timberwolves
Park pulls away for Founders Cup win
Truex races to dominating victory at Fontana
NCAA TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: UMBC run ends, but other top seeds drop
science and nature
March 16, 2018
ND native develops health app to help Medicaid patients
BISMARCK—North Dakota native Hal Rosenbluth is helping bring a free healthy living aid to Medicaid recipients in the state. New Ocean Health Solutions, of which Rosenbluth is CEO, is providing the North Dakota Department of Human Services with a mobile phone application, The...
March 16, 2018 - 6:37pm
Taming the mighty Mississippi: Troubles run deep in changing national waterway
ALONG THE RIVER - The Mississippi runs the spine of America, touching 10 states and draining waters from 21 more, a vast waterway with a rich...
March 16, 2018 - 10:59am
March 15, 2018
Scientists find evidence of paint, complex tools and climate chaos at the dawn of humanity
In 320,000-year-old colored rocks and sophisticated stone tools uncovered at an archaeological site in southern Kenya, scientists say they've...
March 15, 2018 - 4:08pm
Humans bred with this mysterious species more than once, new study shows
We rarely portray Neanderthals, our close relatives, as telegenic. Museum exhibits give them wild tangles of hair, and Hollywood reduces them...
March 15, 2018 - 1:32pm
March 14, 2018
'May you keep flying like superman in microgravity': Tributes pour in for physicist Stephen Hawking, dead at 76
LONDON - Tributes from around the world began to pour in Wednesday for Stephen Hawking, one of the world's most famous scientists, who died age...
March 14, 2018 - 6:29am
March 13, 2018
Actress, environmental activist Tantoo Cardinal talks tar sands in Red Lake
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Before Tantoo Cardinal left her childhood home near Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, to attend high school, she spent her...
March 13, 2018 - 6:36pm
A fossilized tooth of a giant shark sat undisturbed at a secret location. Then it was stolen
A piece of pointed, fossilized tooth, which once belonged to a massive shark known to have dwarfed even the great white, sat undisturbed in a...
March 13, 2018 - 5:42pm
National Geographic confronts its past: 'For decades, our coverage was racist'
Months ago, when National Geographic set out to make race the sole focus of its April 2018 issue, it decided to engage in some soul-searching....
March 13, 2018 - 9:23am
March 12, 2018
Flu numbers decreasing across ND, but it’s not over yet
BISMARCK -- While flu cases continue to trend downward across North Dakota since January, health officials say the flu season isn’t over quite...
March 12, 2018 - 5:26pm
March 9, 2018
ND oil pioneer remembered for his generosity
BISMARCK—A Bismarck philanthropist and North Dakota oil pioneer was remembered Friday for his generous support of the community. Frank...
March 9, 2018 - 5:31pm
These penguins found a camera in Antarctica and captured a surprisingly good 'selfie'
The selfie-snapping animals are at it again. Two emperor penguins in Antarctica captured a short video of themselves after coming across a camera left on the ice by a human. The Australian Antarctic Division posted the comical, 38-second clip to its social media channels Thursday....
March 9, 2018 - 8:26am
March 8, 2018
The otter seemed 'cute' - until it leaped on her kayak and lunged at her face
Sue Spector was kayaking with her husband down the pristine Braden River in western Florida when she spotted an otter. Spector, 77, from Sarasota,...
March 8, 2018 - 5:06pm
China's space lab will soon crash to Earth. Scientists think they know where - sort of.
Heads up, Spain and Portugal. And France. Maybe you, too, Greece. China's 9½-ton space station, Tiangong-1, will come falling from space soon,...
March 8, 2018 - 7:34am
March 7, 2018
Minot zoo celebrates arrival of two young camels from Fargo, Idaho
MINOT, N.D. -- They're names are Priya and Sisco and they're a year old this month. They're the two young camels who recently arrived at Roosevelt...
March 7, 2018 - 6:59pm
March 5, 2018
Evie's legacy: More babies to be screened for spinal muscular atrophy
ST. PAUL—When Bryan and Carissa Keister's daughter Evelyn Adele was born six years ago, her Apgar score was high and her newborn screening...
March 5, 2018 - 9:12pm