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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota’s recouping millions in policing costs.
Sen. Kelly Armstrong, R-Dickinson and the state GOP chairman, said the measures are motivated by residents’ frustration with the ongoing protests in the southern part of the state, which at one point in the summer saw a thousands-strong encampment opposing the $3.8 billion, four-state pipeline.
“When people are having their lives disrupted, you’re going to see things move up here,” said Armstrong, an oil company executive and a former defense
WESTFIELD, Iowa (AP) – A site in northwest Iowa inhabited by Native Americans roughly 800 years ago is now designated a National Historic Landmark.
The designation for the 1.9-acre Kimball Village Site near Westfield was announced Wednesday by the U.S. Department of the Interior highlights the location’s significance and offers some protection against development, the Sioux City Journal reported.
Historians believe the site was inhabitedSioux River. Since its discovery in the late 1930s, the site remains about 97 percent untouched despite
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Oil companies will be charged a higher tax rate than the state on the reservation’s oil production, the chairman of North Dakota’s Three Affiliated Tribes said Friday, a move that non-tribal officials believe is a violation of a revenue-sharing accord and could slow drilling.
The move is the latest in a longstanding disagreement between the tribes and the state over shared tax revenue from drilling on the oil-rich Fort Berthold Reservation, which accounts for about 20 percent
LANSING, Mich. (AP) – A new agreement between the state of Michigan and the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi could give five schools more resources to change their Native American mascots.
The federal government approved an amendment last month to a nearly 20-year-old agreement between the tribe and Michigan. The change puts a portion of state revenue sharing into a special fund dedicated to promoting understanding, history and good relationships with the state’s Native Americans.
“This fund demonstrates our commitment