At Emotional Meeting, North Dakota Residents Talk County Officials Out Of Trumpian Plan To Ban Refugees

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

At a standing-room-only meeting on Monday evening, residents of Burleigh Country, North Dakota, rejected a proposal that would have made the county the first in the nation to refuse entry to [...]

Keystone Leaks 383,000 Gallons In North Dakota On The Same Day As Trump State Department’s Pipeline Hearing

By Marlee Kokotovic, Nationofchange.org -

The Keystone pipeline, that carries tar sands oil from Canada through seven states, leaked more than 383,000 gallons of oil according to North Dakota regulators. The company has promised the [...]

Two Women Face 110 Years In Prison For Attempting To Sabotage The Dakota Access Pipeline

By Ruth Milka, Nationofchange.org -

Two Catholic worker activists have been indicted on charges for their efforts to try and stop the Dakota Access pipeline. If found guilty, the women face up to 110 years in prison as well as [...]

Whistle-Blower Reveals Flawed Construction At North Dakota Gas Plants Where Massive Spill Was Downplayed

By Justin Nobel, Desmogblog.com -

Two North Dakota gas processing plants in the heart of the Bakken oil fields have shown signs of an eroded safety culture and startling construction problems, according to Paul Lehto, a [...]

Did North Dakota Regulators Hide An Oil And Gas Industry Spill Larger Than Exxon Valdez?

By Justin Nobel, Desmogblog.com -

In July 2015 workers at the Garden Creek I Gas Processing Plant, in Watford City, North Dakota, noticed a leak in a pipeline and reported a spill to the North Dakota Department of Health that [...]

Court Upholds North Dakota Law Stripping Voting Rights From Native Americans

By Imani Gandy, Truthout.org -

The case is as much about local infrastructure and lack of regard for North Dakota’s indigenous population as it is about voter suppression and a state forcing voters to comply with a requirement [...]

100 Years: The Bank Of North Dakota (Part II)

By the Bank of North Dakota -

While the Bank of North Dakota attempted to establish itself on a firm and responsible foundation, difficulties arose from three fronts: First, the League-owned Scandinavian American Bank of [...]

When North Dakota Has Budget Woes, It Simply Takes A Dividend From Its State-Owned Bank

By Staff, Publicbankinginstitute.org -

North Dakota is facing important budget concerns due to the continued slide in oil prices. Early this month, the North Dakota Legislature lowered the amount of revenue the state can expect to [...]

Federal Judge Won’t Block Voter ID Law That Strips Native Americans Of Their Voting Rights

By Alexandra Jacobo, Nationofchange.org -

A federal judge in North Dakota has denied an emergency motion that sought to seek relief for Native Americans against a state voter ID law that will make it so that “hundreds, perhaps thousands [...]

Standing Rock Water Protector Reaches Non-Cooperating Plea Agreement

By Water Protectors Legal Collective, Nativenewsonline.net -

MANDAN, NORTH DAKOTA – On Thursday February 8, Michael Giron will appear in federal court in Bismarck for a change of plea hearing as per the terms of a non-cooperating agreement with [...]

14th Annual Dakota Prayer Ride And Water Walk And Run

By Julian Boucher -

December 9th, members of the International Indigenous Youth Council (IIYC) and supporting runners will commence the 14th Dakota Prayer Ride— including a Water Walk & Run this year. Our spiritual [...]

Coalition Urges North Dakota To Drop Charges Against #NoDAPL Journalists

By Staff, www.rsf.org -

By Staff of Reporters Without Borders/Reporters sans frontières (RSF) - a non-profit organization defending freedom of the press and access to information, along with the organizations below, [...]

U.S. Considers First-Strike Attack On North Korea

By Bruce K. Gagnon, www.space4peace.blogspot.com -

By Bruce K. Gagnon for Organizing Notes - The publication called Business Insider is carrying a story promoting a US first-strike attack on North Korea. The article includes a quote from the Wall [...]

North Dakota Dismantles #NoDAPL Oceti Camp

By Staff, www.unicornriot.ninja -

By Staff of Unicorn Riot - The eviction force was comprised of a variety of agencies including the Morton County Sheriff’s Department, North Dakota Highway Patrol, Bismarck Police Department, the [...]

Two North Dakota Senators Say Army Corp Has Approved DAPL Permits

By John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer, www.cramer.house.govwww.hoeven.senate.gov -

By John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer for Senate and Congress - WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven issued the following statement after speaking today with Vice President Pence and Acting Secretary of [...]

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