DAKOTA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DAKOTA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Federal judge overturns 6-week abortion ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57827025-68/abortion-law-state-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57827025-68/abortion-law-state-court.html.csp">Federal judge overturns 6-week abortion ban</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMES MacPHERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T19:25:46.905-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 07:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bismarck, N.D. • A federal judge on Wednesday overturned a North Dakota law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they’re pregnant. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland, who is based in Bismarck, said the law is “invalid and unconstitutional” and that it “cannot withstand a constitutional challenge.” The state attorney general said he was looking at whether to appeal the decision. North Dakota is among several cons...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578270252014-04-16T19:25:46.905-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T19:25:46.905-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57827025@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:25:46 MDT Trying to combat growing drug trade in oil patch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812175-68/drug-meth-oil-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812175-68/drug-meth-oil-says.html.csp">Trying to combat growing drug trade in oil patch</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SHARON COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T19:40:01.688-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 07:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Williston, N.D. • The blood-drenched man had survived a brutal attack: Beaten with brass knuckles, shocked with a stun gun, slashed with a razor blade, then dumped 40 miles away in Montana, he staggered to a farmhouse for help. His path eventually led authorities back to a quiet backyard in this oil boom town. What they uncovered was a large-scale methamphetamine ring that had found a home in a state long known for its slow pace and small-town solitude. The members of this violent gang were all ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578121752014-04-12T19:40:01.688-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-12T19:40:01.688-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57812175@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:40:01 MDT NCAA Frozen Four: Union, Minnesota advance to championship http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57804713-77/minnesota-union-college-ciampini.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57804713-77/minnesota-union-college-ciampini.html.csp">NCAA Frozen Four: Union, Minnesota advance to championship</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T22:45:47.407-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • Daniel Ciampini and tiny Union College are thriving on college hockey’s biggest stage. Ciampini broke a third-period tie with the second of his three goals to help Union beat Boston College 5-4 in the NCAA hockey semifinals Thursday night. The Dutchmen (31-6-4) advanced to the final for the first time. They will face the Minnesota-North Dakota winner in the championship game Saturday night. “When I came in here as a freshman, there were goals set, but our ultimate goal was not to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578047132014-04-10T22:45:47.407-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T22:45:47.407-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57804713@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:45:47 MDT Conservationists claim victory on new farm bill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779930-68/farm-bill-conservation-crop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779930-68/farm-bill-conservation-crop.html.csp">Conservationists claim victory on new farm bill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE KARNOWSKI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T22:55:01.942-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Minneapolis • Wildlife and environmental groups are claiming victory for conservation practices in the new farm bill, in which two of their top priorities made it into law. Farmers will be required to use good conservation practices on highly erodible lands and protect wetlands to qualify for crop insurance subsidies. And the law requires “sodsaver” protections to discourage farmers from plowing up native grasslands in several Plains and Midwest states. From his vantage point on a wide expanse ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577799302014-04-05T22:55:01.942-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-05T22:55:01.942-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57779930@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 22:55:01 MDT Xavier Thames’ 30 leads Aztecs past Bison 63-44 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57717772-77/state-thames-aztecs-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57717772-77/state-thames-aztecs-points.html.csp">Xavier Thames’ 30 leads Aztecs past Bison 63-44</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM BOOTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T22:51:06.737-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 10:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spokane, Wash. • Xavier Thames dropped in 3s from deep, finessed floaters in the lane and carried San Diego State the way he did all season as the Mountain West player of the year. Thames would not let North Dakota State become this year’s version of Florida Gulf Coast by sending the Aztecs home in the third round of the NCAA tournament. Thames scored 30 points, and fourth-seeded San Diego State reached the round of 16 for the second time in school history, ending the run of No. 12 seed North Da...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577177722014-03-22T22:51:06.737-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T22:51:06.737-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57717772@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 22:51:06 MDT NCAA Tournament: SDSU 73, New Mexico State 69 (OT) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57711116-77/state-overtime-aztecs-thames.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57711116-77/state-overtime-aztecs-thames.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: SDSU 73, New Mexico State 69 (OT)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EDDIE PELLS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T16:39:09.34-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spokane, Wash. • “March Madness?” How ‘bout “The Longest Day?” San Diego State made a bit of history late Thursday night, pulling out a 73-69 victory over New Mexico State in the record-setting fourth overtime game of Day 1 of the NCAA tournament. Xavier Thames scored the first basket of overtime and made three of four free throws at the end of the extra session to help the fourth-seeded Aztecs (30-4) advance to Saturday’s third-round game against North Dakota State, which beat Oklahoma 80-75 — ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577111162014-03-21T16:39:09.34-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-21T16:39:09.34-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57711116@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:39:09 MDT College basketball: No. 12 North Dakota State stuns No. 5 Oklahoma in overtime http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57711009-77/state-overtime-points-dakota.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57711009-77/state-overtime-points-dakota.html.csp">College basketball: No. 12 North Dakota State stuns No. 5 Oklahoma in overtime</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T23:46:26.915-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spokane, Wash. • The guys in green raced off the court and into the locker room where they danced and sang, compared whose shot was most likely to end up featured on “One Shining Moment,” and checked Twitter to see who was giving them a shoutout. North Dakota State pulled off yet another 12 seed stunner and enjoyed every moment of it. “I just want to keep coaching this team,” NDSU coach Saul Phillips said. “I don’t want to have to say goodbye to this locker room.” Lawrence Alexander’s 3-pointer ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577110092014-03-20T23:46:26.915-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-20T23:46:26.915-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57711009@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 23:46:26 MDT State briefs: North Dakota baseball team beats Utah Valley http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57690740-77/utah-dakota-north-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57690740-77/utah-dakota-north-state.html.csp">State briefs: North Dakota baseball team beats Utah Valley</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-16T23:09:44.918-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The University of North Dakota baseball team beat Utah Valley 10-4 on Sunday in Orem, handing the Wolverines a loss in their first Western Athletic Conference series. Mark Krueger and Craig Brinkerhoff hit home runs for UVU (5-14, 1-2) in the loss. Women’s tennis USC 4, Utah 1 • Paige Miles scored the host Utes’ only point, beating USC’s Zoe Katz 6-3, 6-3 in the No. 5 singles match. UTEP 4, Utah State 1 • In Boise, Idaho, the Aggies took the doubles point with victories by McKenzie Davis and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57690740@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 23:09:44 MDT Weber State basketball: Wildcats beat North Dakota for NCAA spot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57686545-77/weber-state-dakota-0-0.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57686545-77/weber-state-dakota-0-0.html.csp">Weber State basketball: Wildcats beat North Dakota for NCAA spot</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T22:31:40.391-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • Kyle Tresnak scored 27 points and Davion Berry added 19 Saturday night to lead Weber State to a 88-67 victory over North Dakota in the championship game of the Big Sky Conference tournament. The top-seeded Wildcats secured their first berth in the NCAA tournament since 2007 with their third win of the season over second-seeded UND. Weber State, 19-11, made its first six shots, including four straight three-pointers, and raced to an early 18-6 lead. North Dakota closed within seven, 41-34...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57686545@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 22:31:40 MDT North Dakota abortion clinic settles lawsuit over hospital privileges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57681827-68/abortion-clinic-hospital-privileges.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57681827-68/abortion-clinic-hospital-privileges.html.csp">North Dakota abortion clinic settles lawsuit over hospital privileges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMES MacPHERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T09:48:02.061-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 09:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bismarck, N.D. • North Dakota’s sole abortion clinic has settled a lawsuit it filed over a new law requiring doctors who perform abortions to obtain hospital-admitting privileges, officials said Friday. Wayne Stenehjem, the state attorney general, and an attorney for the New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights, which assisted the Red River Women’s Clinic in its lawsuit, told The Associated Press that the settlement was reached late Thursday and sent to Judge Wickham Corwin for approval Fri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57681827@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:48:02 MDT College basketball: Weber State plays Northern Colordao in Big Sky Tournament semifinals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57679373-77/state-northern-semifinals-tournament.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57679373-77/state-northern-semifinals-tournament.html.csp">College basketball: Weber State plays Northern Colordao in Big Sky Tournament semifinals</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T22:20:25.927-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 10:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • If Weber State wants to go dancing, the journey starts Friday against Northern Colorado. The Wildcats and Bears meet in the semifinals of the Big Sky Conference tournament at the Dee Events Center at 7 p.m.. North Dakota and (Montana/Portland State) play in the other semifinal, starting at 4:30 p.m. The winner of Saturday’s championship game qualifies for the NCAA tournament. Top-seeded Weber State drew a bye into the Big Sky semis. Sixth-seeded Northern Colorado advanced with a 62-60 up...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57679373@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:20:25 MDT Letter: Utah should be wary of Tesoro building pipeline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57632741-82/tesoro-pipeline-1.1-north.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57632741-82/tesoro-pipeline-1.1-north.csp">Letter: Utah should be wary of Tesoro building pipeline</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T09:06:36.37-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 09:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utahns should be alarmed at the prospect of Tesoro building the Uinta Express Pipeline from Duchesne to North Salt Lake. A look at Tesoro’s business practices gives clear explanation that they are not interested in the air we breathe or the disasters they create with the refineries and pipelines they are responsible for here in Utah and other states. Tesoro recently paid more than $1.1 million for violating the federal Clean Air Act by failing to properly monitor the production of gasoline at r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57632741@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:06:36 MDT State colleges: Weber State to host Big Sky men’s basketball tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57621191-77/state-weber-sky-dakota.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57621191-77/state-weber-sky-dakota.html.csp">State colleges: Weber State to host Big Sky men’s basketball tournament</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Combined news services</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-02T22:08:48.102-06:00">Updated Mar 2, 2014 10:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Weber State will play host to the Big Sky men’s basketball tournament March 13-15, the league announced. After a 73-71 overtime loss to Northern Arizona on Saturday night, the Wildcats could still end up sharing the regular-season title with North Dakota or Montana. Weber State is 16-10 overall and 13-5 in the Big Sky, with games remaining at Portland State and Eastern Washington, Even if the Wildcats lose twice, however, neither North Dakota (11-7) nor Montana (10-7) leapfrog them in the standi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57621191@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Mar 2014 22:08:48 MDT Utah is getting worse, according to well-being index http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57591383-226/utah-index-dakota-lowest.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57591383-226/utah-index-dakota-lowest.html.csp">Utah is getting worse, according to well-being index</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-24T19:17:47.371-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 07:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah is getting worse. In 2012, Utah was the fourth-best state for well-being. But in 2013 it fell all the way down to number 12. Ugh. Those numbers come from the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, which is based on 178,000 interviews conducted across the nation. The index was first complied in 2008 and is determined according to 55 measures of well-being. Utah has typically done well in the index. In 2008, the Beehive State took the very top spot. By 2010, Utah dropped to number 10 before r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57591383@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:17:47 MDT