North Dakota

Dakota Access Pipeline to be rerouted

Near Cannon Ball, N.D. (CNN) — Celebrations, tears of joy, chanting and drumming rang out among thousands of protesters at the Standing Rock site after the Army Corp of Engineers announced it will look for an alternate route for the Dakota Access …

N.D. pipeline protests continue

Morton County, N.D. — Protests continued against the Dakota Access Pipeline on Sunday night. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered on Highway 1806 — just north of the main protest camp. Protesters say police are firing tear gas and rubber bullets at them while …

N. Dakota oil pipeline protests close highway

Morton County, N.D. (KFYR) — The Morton County Sheriff’s Department and North Dakota Highway Patrol have shut down Highway 1806 indefinitely after protesters set up their own roadblock south of Fort Rice over the weekend. Law enforcement convinced protesters to remove their …

Pot on the ballot in 9 states

(NBC News) — This is a big year for marijuana. A Gallup poll last October shows more than half the country, 58 percent, think marijuana should be legal, and on election day voters in nine states will decide if people can walk …

Pipeline protest ruling

Bismarck, N.D. (KFYR) — A motion by the Standing Rock Sioux Nation to stop construction on a $4 billion oil pipeline was denied today by a federal judge. The tribe, joined by thousands of Native Americans from across the country has held …

Pipeline protests heat up

Cannon Ball, N.D. (KFYR) — Demonstrators protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline say if the courts don’t prevent construction, they have another card to play. Akicitawin, or Warrior Woman, is written on the handcuff Julie Richards used to chain herself to a piece …