A new computer game designed in part by members of the Spirit Lake Nation, is aiming to change the way native students learn about their culture.
Governor Jack Dalrymple, along with other state leaders met with Lake Region officials today to discuss exactly when the two Devils Lake outlets can finally start taking water off of the lake.
The Spirit Lake Tribal Council welcomed two new members this afternoon, but the fate of another council seat remains up in the air.
Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, and that means more people are heading to the great outdoors. At Grahams Island State Park near Devils Lake, the hope is that people come back to camp after years of flood troubles plagued the park.
A Grand Forks Central High School student is dead after being injured in a motorcycle accident. The accident happened Wednesday afternoon, just blocks from the school.
After a weekend of flooding in the region the National Weather Service says Devils Lake should be spared from any dangerous weather this weekend.
The extra water flowing into the Lake Region from last weekend's storm is putting a halt to what's already been a late planting season for area farmers. Mother Nature will force farmers to stay out of the fields for days, with fewer than ten percent of crops planted already.
The recent rain has dumped more than three of inches of water on the Lake Region. The extra water means the region will have to wait longer for the two Devils Lake outlets to turn on and bring much needed flood relief.
Petitioners trying to remove Spirit Lake tribal chairman Roger Yankton say they don't need as many signatures to validate their petition as originally thought. They're planning to take their case to the Spirit Lake election board when they turn the petition in.
The rise of Devils Lake has swallowed hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland, crushing the livelihoods of those affected. But some former farming families have switched gears, turning the lake from damaging to dollar signs.
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