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October 31, 2013

How much?

While the meeting was supposed to be about a narrow topic of how royalties are calculated for allottees and tribes for oil wells drilled on reservation lands, the topics discussed at the meeting in the New Town Civic Center ranged widely as tribal members took their chance to send a message to the higher-ups in the federal Department of Interior who oversees the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs and other agencies who have a direct impact on live on the Fort Berthold Reservation.

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The New Town City Council is fed up with a mess that has been developing at the Wildcat Minerals facility in New Town.

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"Whiskey is for drinking, water for fighting."

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October 17, 2013

FBI closes shooting case

After 11 months, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has closed the case of woman and four of her grandchildren who were shot and killed in New Town.

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A safe place to stay and something to eat. Those are basic needs that are too often taken for granted in this day and age. These needs are even more precious for those who are fleeing a violent situation in their own home.

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Confusion over the City of New Town’s employee handbook will lead to a revised edition of the handbook.

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The Nueta, Hidatsa and Sahnish people lived along the Missouri River for centuries. The Mandan were here to welcome Lewis and Clark on their historic exploration and teach them how to survive the vicious North Dakota winter.

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Next year should see a major boost to New Town’s affordable housing stock as the city’s plans to develop Outlot 2 move forward, the council was told at a special meeting on Friday.

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It was a busy night on Sept. 18 at the regular meeting of the New Town City Council. But the long agenda was mostly the council’s own doing.

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Tex Hall, chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes, continues to stand firm on the return of land around Lake Sakakawea on the Fort Berthold Reservation to the tribe.

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