• In this June 11, 2015, file photo, a hexacopter drone is flown during a drone demonstration at a farm and winery on potential use for board members of the National Corn Growers in Cordova, Md. NASA is entering the next phase of a plan to draw up rules of the road for small drones that fly under 500 feet. The NASA project is meant to develop performance standards for drones that would be used for commercial purposes. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

    Feds turn to space experts NASA for small-drone traffic plan

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — As the unmanned aircraft industry continues to evolve, the United States is depending on its space agency to help manage small drone traffic close to the Earth.

  • Jon Don Ilone Reed, an Army veteran and member of South Dakota's Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, poses for a photo at an oil pipeline protest near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in southern North Dakota, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Reed said he fought in Iraq and is now fighting "fighting for our children and our water." (AP Photo/James MacPherson)

    Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest

    NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — Native Americans from reservations hundreds of miles away from North Dakota have joined the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s growing protest against a $3.8 billion four-state oil pipeline that they say could disturb sacred sites and impact drinking water for 8,000 tribal members and millions further downstream.

  • Williston teacher and coach accused of sex crime resigns

    WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A Williston teacher and coach accused of inappropriately touching an 18-year-old girl has resigned.

  • Minot names courts after LSU coaching legend Dale Brown

    MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Former longtime Louisiana State University men’s basketball coach Dale Brown has been honored by his North Dakota hometown.

  • California team wins title in 13-15 Babe Ruth World Series

    WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — The 2016 Babe Ruth World Series for players 13-15 years old wrapped up in Williston over the weekend, with a team from California taking home the crown.