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Photos and Video: Approximately 400 #NoDAPL Protesters Riot on Backwater Bridge (With Updates)

Photos and Video: Approximately 400 #NoDAPL Protesters Riot on Backwater Bridge (With Updates)

“Law enforcement is currently involved in an ongoing riot on the Backwater Bridge, north of a protest camp in Morton County,” reads a press release from Morton County which just dropped in my inbox (read the whole thing below). “Protesters in mass amounts, estimated to be around 400, are on the bridge and attempting to

Audio: ND Gov. Dalrymple Responds to Obama on Pipeline, “It’s Been Playing Out for More Than a Year”

“The company will be finished laying pipe in North Dakota by this weekend,” Governor Jack Dalrymple told me this afternoon about the Dakota Access Pipeline project. That was an echo of comments he made last week. The Governor believes all construction on the pipeline, aside from the very short portion of it crossing under the

Audio: ND Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley Says #NoDAPL Donations Support a “Coordinated Criminal Enterprise”

Protesters aiming to block the Dakota Access Pipeline have raised millions of dollars for their efforts, and many of those dollars are going to support unlawful protest activities. From supplies for camps established illegally on federal land and private land – and even, last week, the middle of Highway 1806 – to bail for protesters arrested

There Doesn’t Seem to Be Anyone Really in Control of the #NoDAPL Protest and That’s a Little Scary

The impression one gets from media reports of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests, located on and near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, is that they have been organized by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and joined by other tribes and organizations from across the nation. Standing Rock tribal chairman David Archambault is written of as

Republicans Get 6th Potential Governor Candidate, Democrats Still Looking For One

We’re still 192 days out from the NDGOP endorsing convention on April 1st, but already Republicans have a half dozen potential candidates for the state’s first open gubernatorial election since 2000. Treasurer Kelly Schmidt, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, state Senator Tom Campbell, Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley, and Fargo businessman Doug Burgum have said they’re considering

UPDATED: Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley Did Offer Valley News Live An Interview

I have an update to the kerfuffle over a news report claiming that Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley was dodging reporters looking to ask questions about his affair, and it turns out that Wrigley did offer an interview though not necessarily in the medium requested. Last night TV news station Valley News Live ran a story claiming

Former Governor Ed Schafer Accuses TV News Station Of "Blatantly False" Report On Wrigley Affair

UPDATE: Valley News Live news director Ike Walker has responded to Schafer’s criticism and acknowledged that Wrigley did offer a phone interview. Earlier this evening I wrote a post about a news report from Valley News Live which claimed that Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley was dodging questions about an extramarital affair. Tonight in response to that