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Plans for a refinery somewhere on the Fort Berthold Reservation have been slowly coming together ever since the Three Affiliated Tribes authorized an engineering study of the idea in 2002.

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A lackluster graduation rate could mean major changes in class structure at New Town High School.

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The New Town School Board held a special meeting Tuesday to take advantage of an opportunity to get a handle on the district’s teacher housing shortage.

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Students can’t learn if they aren’t in class.

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Mountrail County Sheriff Ken Halvorson has submitted reports to area communities on his department’s activities in 2011.

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Complying with federal environmental regulations could push the start of construction of a bypass, officially called a truck reliever route, around New Town into 2013.

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Prayers were said, coals were buried and a few shovelfuls of dirt were moved to mark the beginning of an expansion of the Four Bears Casino and Lodge.

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The still air of a sunny Saturday afternoon rang with chants of “Our Land, Not Yours” as residents of the Prairie Winds Trailer Court marched from the court to the United Prairie Cooperative and down Main Street to the cooperative C-Store on Highway 23.

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Farmers are taking advantage of the Year Without A Winter to get an early jump on spring’s work this year.

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The No Child Left Behind law has made it difficult for schools to meet federal standards for test scores and New Town Public School is no exception.

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